States ranked for bike friendliness in 2014

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May is National Bike Month. That means it's time for The League of American Bicycles' annual ranking of bike-friendly states. Based on a number of different attributes involving a state's policies, programs, laws, planning and infrastructure that serves to promote and protect cyclists.

We're happy to note that our state, Utah, moved into the top 10 for 2014. Where does your state fall?

The rankings:

26. GEORGIA
27. RHODE ISLAND
28. FLORIDA
29. NEW YORK
30. NEVADA
31. MISSISSIPPI
32. LOUISIANA
33. TEXAS
34. MISSOURI
35. NORTH DAKOTA
36. WYOMING
37. INDIANA
38. ARKANSAS
39. SOUTH DAKOTA
40. HAWAII
41. NEW MEXICO
42. OKLAHOMA
43. ALASKA
44. WEST VIRGINIA
45. NEBRASKA
46. KANSAS
47. SOUTH CAROLINA
48. KENTUCKY
49. MONTANA
50. ALABAMA
1. WASHINGTON
2. MINNESOTA
3. WISCONSIN
4. DELAWARE
5. OREGON
6. COLORADO
7. MARYLAND
8. UTAH
9. CALIFORNIA
10. MASSACHUSETTS
11. ILLINOIS
12. NEW JERSEY
13. MAINE
14. MICHIGAN
15. ARIZONA
16. OHIO
17. VERMONT
18. VIRGINIA
19. PENNSYLVANIA
20. IDAHO
21. CONNECTICUT
22. TENNESSEE
23. NORTH CAROLINA
24. NEW HAMPSHIRE
25. IOWA

The League publishes report cards for all 50 states. Check out your state and see why it ranks where it ranks.

What do you think? Do you agree with your state's ranking? Let us know in the comments below.






by Nathan Moulton

Nathan is the content manager at Bikewagon. He has written or edited product descriptions for thousands (probably tens of thousands!) of bike parts and accessories. Nathan joined the BWCC faculty in 2008.