Plan B is a community bike shop where cyclists can learn to repair and build their own bikes and get access to bike repair tools and parts.
511 Marigny St., 944-0366; www.bikeproject.org
Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes (or RUBARBikes) is a volunteer-led group founded in 2006 to refurbish discarded bicycles and make them available to New Orleanians at low cost or for free after learning basic bike maintenance skills.
2225 Congress St. (behind St. Mary of the Angels church); www.rubarbike.org
Metro Bicycle Coalition is a grassroots New Orleans-area bicycling advocacy group.
Friends of the Lafitte Corridor (or FOLC) is a grassroots group dedicated to build a bike and pedestrian path from Lakeview to the French Quarter. www.folc-nola.org
New Orleans Bike Map: An online cycling map project for New Orleans is underway. www.nolacycle.blogspot.com
Bike Tulane, a campus group, offers an Uptown biking map and resources such as bicycling laws and cyclist rights. www.bike.tulane.edu
Bike Commuting Tips: For advice, and encouragement, on bike commuting, check out these blog posts. www.bikecommutetips.blogspot.com