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The 10 Best Places to Go Mountain Biking Near Philadelphia

Whether you’re an avid rider or a beginner who wants to spend more time outdoors, Philly and its surrounding areas offer great trails for sharpening […]

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Life & Style

North Philly’s Bilenky Cycle Works Makes Some of the Coolest Bikes Around

Stephen Bilenky, owner, founder and designer at North Philly’s Bilenky Cycle Works, has spent decades honing the craft of bike-building. Today, he and his small […]

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

With plenty of trails to explore, the Philadelphia area is perfect for both cruising paved paths and rugged training over hills and dirt. Regardless of […]

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Be Well Philly

19 Scenic Bike Trails Around Philadelphia to Try Now

Philadelphia and the surrounding region are home to hundreds of miles of dynamic multi-use trails built for biking of all styles. And as more people […]

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Be Well Philly

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

Philadelphia’s bike culture is something special. Not only do we have bike lanes connecting urban areas to scenic suburbs, but we have spaces that seek […]

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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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This “Psych on a Bike” Wants to Help You Finish the Philadelphia Marathon

After all this training, still scared you’re going to fall apart at the marathon on Sunday? Don’t worry. You can just chat with the actual […]

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The Philly Bike Expo Turns 10 Years Old This Weekend. Here’s How It Was Born.

Ten years ago or so, bicycling was picking up speed in Philadelphia. It wasn’t the first time. Back when Philly was the place where things […]

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Philly’s Bikeout Will Cruise Through a New Region This Fall

For four years, Philadelphia’s Bikeout has been bringing together bicyclists of every level for a combo biking and camping trip. The community-focused fitness and wellness […]

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

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14 Tips to Make Your Bike Commute Through Philly Safer

It’s no secret that Philly is a huge city for bike commuting. Not only is it a quick way to get around town, but riding […]

City Life

Dockless Bikes (And More Electric Bikes) Are Coming to Philly

Dockless bikes are coming to Philly — temporarily, at least. Philly is moving forward with plans for a dockless bike share pilot program later this […]

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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 […]

City Life

We Test-Rode Indego’s New Electric Bikes Through Philly

One of the first things I learned about Indego’s brand-new electric bikes is that they come with three modes: boost, sport and turbo. Boost, so smooth […]