Good news: With the focus on sustainability and making Memphis a more livable city, Mayor A. C. Wharton has appointed Memphis's 1st bicycle/pedestrian coordinator, Kyle Wagenschutz!
A 2003 map and commentary on the City website says Memphis has 60+ miles of city streets designated for on-road, shared roadway bike routes. Here's the downtown route. (click to enlarge). To see other city routes, click HERE. A couple of weeks ago, the City agreed to add 50 more miles of bike lanes; click
here to see the proposed additions.