Cranksgiving

Saturday, Nov 17

09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Cranksgiving is a food drive on two wheels. Part bike ride, part food drive, and part scavenger hunt. All you need is a bike, a bag, some money, and a lock!

We will be starting and ending at the rear entrance to People’s Brewing Company. The ride will be around Lafayette to different grocery stores with a total distance of around 10 miles depending on the route you pick.

For more information: Bicycle Lafayette –  https://www.facebook.com/events/2188933314672491/

Bike/Walk News

Journal & Courier article on Lafayette’s Bike Culture

Mar 14, 2017

Two years after a crash galvanized the cycling community, things are coming together on safety, traffic planning Two springs ago, in June 2015, scores of cyclists took over Harrison Bridge for about 10 hours one Saturday, riding a loop that spread from Sixth Street on the Lafayette side of the Wabash River to Salisbury Street […]

Community

Lafayette is located at 40°24′38″N 86°52′29″W (40.410585, -86.874681)[16] and lies in Fairfield and Wea Townships. Elevation at the court house is 550 feet (168 m), but city elevations range from a little over 500 feet (150 m) at the Wabash River to approximately 700 feet (210 m) in the areas of Murdock Park and Columbian Park.

According to the 2010 census, Lafayette has a total area of 27.74 square miles (71.85 km2), all land.

Source: Wikipedia