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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 […]

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Philly Bike Riders, Meet Your Newest Enemy: Frank Rizzo’s Secretary

It’s finally happened: The scourge of bike lanes has come to deep South Philadelphia in the form of the 13/15 Neighborhood Bikeway Project, making 13th […]

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Yes, Please: Bike the SRT to Camp, Do Yoga, Eat Farm-to-Table Food and Drink Beer By Campfire

Back in April, we told you all that the guys behind Philly’s “bike camping adventure” Bikeout, which debuted last year, had set a date for […]

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The Checkup: The Upsetting Downside to Sharing a Bed

• Uh-oh, sharing a bed with your significant other could be leading to increased levels of inflammation — not to mention, a groggy, grumpy mood when you wake […]

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Disgruntled SRT User Hangs Comically Passive Aggressive Banner

There’s a sinkhole on the Schuylkill River Trail by the Chestnut Street Bridge that’s been fenced off for a good chunk of time now. This […]

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12 Reasons We Are So Stinkin’ Excited for Warm Weather in Philly

Springtime finally seems to have shown up, and we couldn’t be happier here in Be Well Philly Land. Below, 12 reasons we are so (so, […]

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Where to Get a Free Bike Tune-Up (and Snacks!) Wednesday

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is making sure you have no excuse not to break out your bike this Friday and pedal to work in celebration of […]