Bike Sharing Group Offering Free Safety Classes

A leisurely bike ride through South Memphis fits Yolanda Manning's fitness plan perfectly.  She's dropped 90 pounds so far, and she's ready to peddle off even more using Explore Bike Share.

"So physical activity has definitely been a part of my life," said Manning, "but biking is fairly new.  I'm enjoying it.  I'm going to do 90 days of it, exploring Memphis."

Yolanda invited her friend Noah Morrell along for the ride, and he didn't need much convincing.

"I went to Miami a couple years ago," said Morrell, "and they had bikes like these down there.  I couldn't wait until Memphis got some of these bikes!"

Explore Bike Share launched in Memphis a week ago.  Six-hundred bikes are at 60 stations across the city.  The bike station furthest west is across the Harahan Bridge in Arkansas.

Read the full article at WMC Action News 5.