The League of American Bicyclists has again recognized Steamboat with a GOLD Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. There are 371 Bicycle Friendly Communities across the country. Steamboat first received the Gold Level award in 2011 – and with this latest round of awards become one of just 24 to receive Gold across the country. Steamboat completed the application with the assistance of Routt County Riders, Steamboat Bike Town, Routt County, the Steamboat Chamber, and countless other bike shops, businesses and individuals. The award recognizes Steamboat’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling through investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.