Biking in Downtown

Bicycling is an environmentally friendly option to explore Downtown Longmont. Whether you are out for a leisurely ride or commuting to work, the Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) strives to provide a safe and convenient environment for bicycling Downtown.

Please view our City of Longmont Bicycle Map for routes throughout our City! 

Use Longmont's Bike Share Program to ride around town!  Stations are located in and near Downtown. 

Bike Racks

More than 60 bike rack locations exist Downtown to park your bike while you are visiting, working, or living Downtown. Many of the bike racks were developed by Longmont’s Art In Public Places program. These racks feature decorative art created by community residents and bring color and flare to Downtown. 


Dismount Ordinances

The following Dismount Ordinance zones exist in Downtown Longmont for the safety of pedestrian traffic. Please respect these laws and dismount your bike or skateboard when passing through these areas and help keep Downtown a safe and accident-free environment.

  • Sixth Avenue Plaza – 6th Avenue west from Main Street to Coffman Street (mandatory)
  • Main St. sidewalk from 3rd Ave. to 6th Ave. (voluntary)

Voluntary Dismount Zone

To promote a safe and pedestrian friendly environment Downtown, the LDDA and the City of Longmont designated Main St. sidewalks between 3rd and 6th Ave. and the breezeways off Main St. as voluntary dismount zones in the summer of 2013. Light pole and sidewalk decals were installed to remind riders to dismount in this area.

Bicycle Valet Service

Leave your car at home and bike downtown. The LDDA sponsors numerous arts and entertainment events in Downtown Longmont throughout the year. Bicycle Longmont, a local non-profit organization, helps make select downtown events a convenient bicycling experience by providing a secure and convenient valet service for bike riders. Take advantage of this unique service and join the many individuals and families who valet their bikes during a downtown event. The service is Free!

Visit Bicycle Longmont  for more information about their bicycling programs and activities in Longmont.