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This Schuylkill River Bike Ride Ends with Free Food, Beer, and Live Music

If you love beer, biking, and the Schuylkill River Trail — not necessarily in that order — then there’s an event coming up later this […]

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Where to Stop for Food Near the Schuylkill River Trail in Philadelphia

It’s no secret that the Schuylkill River Trail is Philadelphia’s most popular multi-use trail. In fact, it even was dubbed the best urban trail in […]

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Explore 50 Miles of Wooded Trails During the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge

If you took a brief sabbatical from exploring one of Philly’s best green spaces, Wissahickon Valley Park, this summer due to the extreme heat and unpleasant […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Nicholas Basalyga

» You can vote for Nicholas Basalyga here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Nicholas Basalyga Role: Founder and board president of In the Saddle, a non-profit that supports individuals […]

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This Awesome Biking and Camping Adventure Trip Is Returning to Philly in August

There are some things that just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Beyoncé and Jay Z. Pizza and Ranch dressing (don’t fight me on it). And now: […]

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19 Bike Trails Around Philadelphia That You Need to Try This Summer

Biking is awesome because it’s kind of a multitasking activity — on one hand you’re getting from point A to B, but you’re also getting […]

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8 Bike Shops in Philadelphia Where You Can Buy Gear, Get Repairs, and Take Classes

It’s been said time and time again that Philly is an ultra bike-friendly city. You’ve seen the proof: on your commute you’ll likely pass dozens […]

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Has the Manayunk Bike Race Hit Its Final Wall?

At this point, it wouldn’t be alarmist to ask if Philadelphia’s storied pro bike race is officially kaput. In February, we learned that the one-day […]

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Philly Drivers, You’re Wrong: Protected Bike Lanes Will Actually Ease Congestion

Last year, officials cut the ribbon across the city’s first and only one-way protected bike lane. The opening of the 1.1-mile artery, which stretches east […]

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Could Protected Bike Lanes in Center City Have Saved This Cyclist’s Life?

A trash truck struck and killed a bicyclist on Tuesday morning in Center City. Here’s what we know: Police say a privately owned sanitation truck hit […]

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The Fall Fitness Activity You Should Be Doing (But Aren’t)

Fall weather is (finally!) here. The temperatures have dropped and cooler weather has set in. Meaning: It’s prime time for biking here in Philly. If you stayed […]

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One Trail, Four Ways: 4 Lovely Bike Rides Along the SRT (With Maps!)

It’s no secret the Schuylkill River Trail is a local gem. In 2015, USA Today named the snaking path, with more than 60 miles of […]

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The August Blues Are Real: 10 Outdoor Activities You Need to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Guys, we hate to break it to you, but we’ve only got one month left of summer (the last day of summer is September 22nd). […]

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Cyclists, Rejoice: The Ben Franklin Bridge Is Getting a Major Upgrade

It’s been a good couple of years for pedestrian-and-bike bridges and walkways around these parts: We got the Manayunk Bridge, then Sullivan’s Bridge, both of which […]

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Delran Police Want Wheelie Kids to Stop “Swerving”

You’ve probably seen kids popping wheelies as they cruise city roads, sometimes where they might not belong (like on I-676). Maybe you like the so-called wheelie […]