Tips and Resources for Bicycling

Bike Maps

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  • Google Maps has bicycle route data for the Denver area. Click the Layers icon to turn on the "Bicycling” layer. Dedicated trails and bike paths are dark green, and roads with bike lanes or sharrows are shown as a brighter green. Paths with dashed lines are "bicycle-friendly" but may not have dedicated lanes.
  • Combining bikes with transit makes it even easier to get around! It's a healthy, economical and environmentally friendly way to commute to work, school or recreational activities. More information from RTD on station bike lockers and transporting your bike on the bus and light rail systems
  • Bike lanes, roads and trails may be closed for construction, weather, permitted events or emergencies. Always be aware of your surrounding and follow all posted signage.

Register Your Bike

Bicycle Registration

The City of Denver encourages the registration of bicycles to assist in the recovery and return of bicycles to their owners in the event of a theft.

Bike Registration & Theft Tips 

  • Always lock up your bicycles if they’re kept outside or in a garage. Otherwise, keep them inside the house.
  • Registering your bike is a great tool that aids officers in the recovery of stolen bikes and helps ensure the bicycle is returned to its rightful owner. You may also register your bike at any police station or COP Shop.

For more information on bike registration, bicycle auctions, and recovered bikes, contact:

Detective Lance Rushton

Register Your Bike

Bike Parking


Bike Parking in the Right of Way

Bicycle parking is an important element to Denver’s mobility system.  Providing parking for bicycles near employment, retail, and other destinations ensures equitable options for multimodal transportation. 

Adequate bicycle parking is good for business, increases ridership, offers an alternative to driving, and decreases the demand for automobile parking.

Learn more about Bike Parking

Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Committee


Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Committee

The purpose of the MBAC is to advise the Mayor and City Council of the City and County of Denver, and all Departments of and consultants to the City, on all matters relating to the use of bicycles as a means of transportation and recreation. 

MBAC reviews and make recommendations on planning, design, and development of projects prepared by developers, City Departments, and consultants affecting the use of bicycles.

Learn more about MBAC

Interactive Bike Project Map