Bicycling

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Philly Leads Big Cities in Bicycle Commuting

So: Members of the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities took a deeper look at recent Census numbers and have concluded: Philly leads the nation’s […]

Tim Quirino, Tweed Ride 2013
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15 Dandy Get-Ups From Saturday’s Tweed Ride

If you were downtown on Saturday, chances are you may have seen an unusual group of cyclists. Philadelphia’s sixth annual Tweed Ride took place over […]

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Two Dudes Will Bike the City’s 72-Mile Border Tomorrow

Shawn McKenna–a triathlete (and market researcher) and a friend, James Huth, are embarking on a 72-mile (give or take) expedition tomorrow to cycle the entire […]

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30th Street Station Getting New Bike Racks

A few weeks ago, Philly’s bike coalition drafted a petition asking Amtrak for better bike parking. (Due to rusty zombie bikes, minimal space, and ongoing […]

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Undercover Officers Set up “Stings” for Philly Bike Thieves

The Daily News reports today that Philly Police set up occasional “stings” to trap bicycle thieves. This is normally where we’d make a joke—”Now that […]

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14 Photos and a Very Naked Video from Philly’s Naked Bike Ride

Philly’s naked bike ride went down yesterday. Here’s a brief video to give you a sense of the whole thing (or things, as the case […]

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It’s Philly Naked Bike Ride Time Again. Feel Free to Shudder.

Yup. It’s time for the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride, or, as we like to call it: “1,000 Bike Seats In Desperate Need of Lysol […]

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City Cracking Down On Your Rusty, Rotting, Unused Bikes

You know the type. The rusted BMX bike that’s been chained to the rack outside your go-to bar for like, two years. Well, starting Monday, […]

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Wall Street Journal Becomes Parody of Self, Calls Bikeshare “Totalitarian”

This is how the Wall Street Journal‘s Dorothy Rabinowitz begins her insta-classic screed against New York’s bikeshare program: “Do not ask me to enter the mind of […]

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3 Charged in Grad Hospital Tire-Slashing Spree

When news first broke Friday that there had been a tire-slashing spree in Graduate Hospital, initial reports put the number of cars damaged at about […]

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Philly Beware: New York’s Bike Share Off to Semi-Dangerous Start

Less than a week since New York City kicked off its socialist 100% privately funded CitiBike bikeshare program, a non-law-abiding bicyclist has been hit by […]

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Philly Named Fourth-Best Bicycling City in America

Don’t tell Stu Bykofsky, but the folks at Walk Score have named Philly the fourth-most bikable city in America. The city ranked behind Portland—damn those […]

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Philly Bikeshare Won’t Be Docked on Sidewalks OR Streets

At a forum in Philly last week, a representative from D.C’s Capital Bikeshare described the phenomenon of being “dockblocked,” in which one shows up to […]