Bicycle riding in Maryland gained publicity in 1989, when the first Cycle Across Maryland was ridden. The event was held annually through June 2008. In 2005 began the Tour du Port, raced in Baltimore, which was last held in September 2015.
Bicycle riders, Carroll Creek Park, Frederick, Maryland, August 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
In 2015, the League of American Bicyclists ranked Maryland tenth in the Nationís Top 10 Bicycle Friendly States and third among Mid-Atlantic and North East States.
In Dorchester County, the annual Six Pillars Century Blackwater Tour through the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will next take place in May 2022.
A young bicycle rider, Glen Burnie, Maryland, May 2011. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Maryland's Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee advises State government agencies on bicycle-related and pedestrian matters.
Bicycle riders, including bicycle built for four, Market Place, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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