When you outgrow riding in your neighborhood and on the well-trodden BeltLine, metro Atlanta presents a wealth of places to explore (or just get lost) on two wheels.
February means Valentine’s Day, which means romance, which now means swiping right. We asked some of the most popular dating apps to share some Atlanta-centric trends.
Like all cyclists in Atlanta, Black folks who ride bicycles are accustomed to irate car horns and hurled expletives. But it’s also not uncommon for them to receive a surprisingly warm reception—an encouraging gratitude that even the United States’ first cycling world champion, a Black man named Marshall “Major” Taylor, was denied during the height of his career at the turn of the 20th century.
From easy rides to heart-stopping climbs, metro Atlanta and beyond have plenty of places to get lost on two wheels.
We were both amused and bemused when real estate site Movoto.com ranked Atlanta number one for nerds, then a month later declared us the “most redneck city in America.”
At Trapeze Club, you won’t see a massive orgy upon entering. The large front room has a dance floor (with an obligatory stripper pole), a buffet table, and two bars. Most of the action occurs in the back.
Based in a former neon warehouse along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail, Wyatt Roscoe and his four-person staff at Inner Space Ships have converted nearly 30 vans into efficient and stylish ways to explore the country and save on Airbnb bills.
These skate sessions have been one of the biggest social events in the Adamsville and Oakcliff areas since the rink opened in 2000. Stars like Bow Wow, Usher, and Jermaine Dupri skate here, and the 2006 movie ATL was largely filmed inside Cascade.