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November 6, 2013

The Philadelphia Tweed Ride Makes Its Annual Stylish Stop In The City Of Brotherly Love, This Saturday, November 9

Are you itching to make use of your classic tweed blazer and drivers hat? Dress to the nines this Saturday, November 9 for the annual Tweed Ride Philadelphia, a unique bike ride throughout the city. The Philadelphia Tweed Ride invites participants to don their finest tweed apparel for a day of fashion, cycling, picnicking and […]

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November 14, 2012

Calling All Bicyclists: The Fifth Annual Philadelphia “Tweed Ride” Is Back Saturday, November 17

You know what would look great with that blazer with the leather elbow patches? Your bike. At least it will at the Philadelphia Tweed Ride V, where participants dress in tweed jackets or pants or driver caps. Or all three. The Philadelphia Tweed Ride, similar to London’s Tweed Run that encourages riders to wear traditional […]

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October 12, 2012

The Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge To Officially Open Next Saturday, October 20

Starting next weekend, Saturday, October 20, pedestrians, bikers and stroller-pushers will be able to walk directly from the Schuylkill Banks to the Schuylkill River Park on a special Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge that spans the railroad. The bridge, a 95-foot-long truncated arch truss structure, has a 12-foot-wide pathway with ADA accessible ramps on both […]

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August 15, 2012

Uwishunu’s Summer Daycation Series: Valley Forge National Historical Park In Montgomery County

[Welcome to Uwishunu's Summer Daycation series. Can't take extended time off? Working with a shoestring budget? Want to sleep in your own bed? Not a worry. This month, we'll be highlighting destinations in the Philadelphia area that make for the perfect day trip. August is the perfect month, after all, to capitalize on the chance […]

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June 27, 2012

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Introduces The Fairmount Park System’s First Bike Rental Service, With Pickup Locations At Love Park, Trolley Car Cafe And Boathouse Row

Exciting summer news: Earlier this month, Mayor Nutter, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted a grand opening ceremony for Wheel Fun Rentals, a brand new bike rental service for Philadelphia. Residents of and visitors to Philadelphia can now rent Fuji hybrid two-wheels, surrey bikes, tandem bikes, deuce coupe bikes and Segways […]

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Alex Doty, Executive Director Of The Bicycle Coalition Of Greater Philadelphia
 

Calling all bikers: Check out the video below to meet Alex Doty, Executive Director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. The Bicycle Coalition helps support biking in Philadelphia by encouraging people to use their bikes in place of vehicular transportation and by supporting and spearheading some of our region’s bike-friendly projects, like most recently The Circuit, a giant trail network connecting 750 miles of bike paths throughout the region.

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Calling all bikers: Check out the video below to meet Alex Doty, Executive Director of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and learn what he wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. The Bicycle Coalition helps support biking in Philadelphia by encouraging people to use their bikes in place of vehicular transportation and by supporting […]

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May 30, 2012

The Philadelphia International Bike Race Returns This Sunday, June 3 With 300 Riders, Ten 14.4-Mile Laps And The Infamous Manayunk Wall Plus, The First-Ever Opportunity For The Public To Ride The Iconic Course

Every June, thousands of fans line the 14.4-mile course of the TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship to watch scores of pro bkkers tackle the road race stretching across the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Kelly Drive and, of course, the infamous Manayunk Wall, a 17% grade hill rising off the Schuylkill River in Manayunk. And it’s […]

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May 15, 2012

The Bicycle Coalition Of Greater Philadelphia Celebrates Bike Month With Two Great Events This Week: Ride Of Silence And Bike To Work Day

May is Bike Month, and this week our city celebrates alternative modes of transportation with two great events presented by The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia. Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 16, riders can take part in the 8th Annual Philadelphia Ride of Silence, a worldwide initiative which raises awareness for cyclists’ rights to share the road […]

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April 27, 2012

The I Bike PHL Challenge Begins May 1; Register To Win Prizes And Help Philadelphia Log Miles Against The National Average

May is National Bike Month, and the Greater Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition is celebrating with a brand new event: the I Bike PHL Challenge. Last year Philadelphia logged nearly 150,000 miles in GPBC’s first-ever Commuter Challenge. This year they’re upping the ante by joining the National Bike Challenge. National Bike to Work Day is May 20. […]

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March 7, 2012

Construction Underway On Four Brand New Bike/Pedestrian Trails In Philadelphia, With Three More Slated For Spring

Last month marked the two-year anniversary of the huge, $23 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant awarded to Philadelphia and Camden by the Department of Transportation to build 10 new sections of multi-use trails. There are seven projects in Philadelphia, and three in Camden. We’re excited to report, thanks to an update from […]

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