Biking

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11 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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City Life

Vision Zero, Philly’s Bold Plan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths, Needs Bolder Action

One word to sum up Philly’s Vision Zero goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2030? Ambitious. Even bike-loving Sweden — which pioneered the global safe-streets […]

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Be Well Philly

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 was even dubbed the best urban trail in the […]

Be Well Philly

7 Craft Breweries to Visit by Bike, According to Philly Cyclists

With nearly 20 trails, the Philadelphia area is perfect for cruising paved streets or training on the trails. Regardless of your preferred terrain, all that […]

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Be Well Philly

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

Biking is awesome because it’s kind of a multitasking activity: You’re getting from point A to point B, but you’re also getting in a workout […]

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Be Well Philly

This Philly-Area Man Wrote a Book About His Bike Ride Across America

In high school, Kyle Bryant was an avid snowboarder, a volleyball player, the prom king, for God’s sake. Yes, he was clumsy, known for getting […]

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Be Well Philly

This Is the Best Way to See the Holiday Lights in South Philly

Let’s face it: Trying to sightsee around the holiday season can be, well, a lot. Between the large packs of locals and tourists clogging up […]

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Be Well Philly

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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Be Well Philly

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 was even dubbed the best urban trail in […]

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Be Well Philly

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 […]

Be Well Philly

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: […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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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City Life

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 […]