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Yes. Bicyclists must follow the same traffic laws and rules as cars with a few exceptions.
Here are five key "rules of the road" to keep in mind:
For more specific information, see Chapter 10.42 of the Missoula Municipal Code and Montana Code Annotated 61-8-6.
Bicycle registration is available online as a free service provided by the City of Missoula. Call 406-552-6675 with any questions.
The individual selling the bike that was previously registered with City should log into their 529 account, select "your garage," select the bike you are selling, and select "Transfer Bike." Follow the prompts for additional steps. Call Missoula In Motion at (406) 552-6675 or email email@example.com with additional questions.
The individual selling the bike should log in to their 529 account, select your garage, select the bike you are selling and select “Transfer Bike”. Need step by step help with this? Call Missoula In Motion at 406.552.6675.
If the seller is unable to do this, email Project 529 at firstname.lastname@example.org with the shield ID and bike make/model and color, and they will assist you.
Bikes are welcome on trails unless signs are posted that prohibit bikes. Continued sharing of trails is encouraged by following low impact guidelines: bike only on designated trails, leave no trace, and give pedestrians and horses the right-of-way.
This printable Missoula Bicycle Map includes more information about shared use paths, conservation trails, and other bike friendly spaces in Missoula.
You can sign up to be notified about upcoming bike auctions on our Notify Me page.