Information about biking in Albuquerque.
Rules of the Road
- Always wear a helmet.
- Before riding out of a driveway into the street, stop. Look left, then right, and then left again for traffic.
- Ride on the right side of the street, with the flow of traffic.
- Stop at all stop signs and look left, right, and left again for traffic.
- Use reflectors and bicycle lights. They are required for night riding.
- Know the law. Read the Traffic Code pertaining to bicycles.
Children Need Helmets
The Child Helmet Safety Act of 2007 requires helmets for all minors under the age of 18 riding on bicycles, skateboards, scooters, skates, and tricycles.
Bicycling in Albuquerque is fun!
- Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail
- Bike Paths in Open Space
- Open Space Trail Etiquette
- Tingley Bike Rentals
Esperanza Community Bike Shop
Bike Trail Map
The City of Albuquerque has more than 400 miles of bike paths and trails with more in the works.
To receive a City of Albuquerque Bike Trail Map, please call (505) 768-2680
More Bike Maps
- Interactive Bike Trail Map
- Comprehensive City Map
- Paseo del Bosque Bike Map
- Sandia Foothill Trails Maps
Bicycling & Mass Transit
Bike Trail Guides
Read about these vast and diverse trails that wind their way in and out of the lives of everyday people.
Ride along with our authors as they explore little known historic treasures at the University of New Mexico and marvel at the "Darth Vader" Building and "Frito Lay" Tree.
These guides are a must for any bicyclist or trail user.
The authors of the guide and the Parks and Recreation Department encourage all trail users to respect every trail user, regardless of activity. Thank you!
Bike Safety and Mechanics Classes
The Parks and Recreation Department offers two bicycle safety courses: Bicycle Commuting Essentials and Advanced Bicycle Mechanics.
Bike Safety Newsletter
The Albuquerque Bike Safety Newsletter is a bi-monthly E-newsletter about bike safety This service keeps you informed about bicycling issues and events.
The web service that hosts the bike safety newsletter has changed; please be patient while we restore the link to the new service.