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The cyclist's guide to Atlanta

August 23, 2014 Atlanta - Runners, walkers and bikers stop and watch skyline on the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail on Saturday, August 23, 2014. A story on the growing preponderance of bells — specifically bicycle bells — on the Atlanta Beltline. Till now he semi-polite tug of war for space between cyclists and everyone else, like walkers and runners, has been dominated by shrieks of “On Your Left!” as the bikers try to pass. But observation suggests more and more of them are reverting to childhood and tinkling bells on their handlebars. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM Beltline Book 083015
August 23, 2014 Atlanta - Runners, walkers and bikers stop and watch skyline on the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail on Saturday, August 23, 2014. A story on the growing preponderance of bells — specifically bicycle bells — on the Atlanta Beltline. Till now he semi-polite tug of war for space between cyclists and everyone else, like walkers and runners, has been dominated by shrieks of “On Your Left!” as the bikers try to pass. But observation suggests more and more of them are reverting to childhood and tinkling bells on their handlebars. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM Beltline Book 083015

Credit: Hyosub Shin

Credit: Hyosub Shin

Whether you want to train for a road race, hit the trails on a mountain bike or take a leisurely ride along a paved path, Georgia has some of the best cycling opportunities in the country. If you love seeing the world on two wheels, this list will keep you safely rolling all year long.

Best bike routes and trails in Atlanta

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Top cycling tips

Dining by bike

Local cycling community information

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Atlanta bike shops and gear

Local cycling events

5 best beaches within driving distance of Atlanta