City Biking

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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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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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Bike to Work Day: Bike to Work on Friday, Get Free Coffee, Snacks and Flowers

This Friday, May 19th, is National Bike to Work Day. And besides simply getting in on the cause for the environment and your health, the Bicycle […]

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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 […]

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Womp, Womp: 5th Street Tunnel Bike Lane Loses Barriers for Winter 

The installation of a protected bike lane in the 5th Street tunnel was met with lots of cheers from cyclists when it debuted over the summer, […]

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The SEPTA Commuter’s Guide to Biking and Running to Work

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a SEPTA strike happening right now. Scratch that — unless you’re 16 hours deep into a 24-hour Netflix marathon […]

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The Checkup: Noooooo! There’s a Serious Downside to Your Avocado Obsession  

• I am a true avocado toast addict. So much so that I started an Instagram account SOLELY devoted to avocado toast. (Really!) But I […]

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The Checkup: The Most Efficient Exercise to Strengthen Your Entire Core

• A recent study put folks to work, having them perform a slew of of abs-strengthening exercises while hooked up to electrodes to determine which […]

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University City District Wants to Reduce Your Encounters With Overcrowded, Rage-Inducing Bike Parking

You know when you sweat your face off biking to your destination, hop off your bike, look around for bike parking and realize there is […]

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Discover Philly’s Hidden Treasures With This Sweet Series of Group Bike Rides

So you bike to work everyday, and it’s great: You get your blood flowing AND you get a workout in all before even really starting […]

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Free Coffee AND Free Tune-Ups: 3 Things Every Philly Cyclist Should Do This Week

’Tis National Bike to Work Week, friends! And there is a whole lot of (free!) stuff on the agenda this week, some of it somber […]

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The Checkup: Where You Can Expect to See New Protected Bike Lanes

• Cyclists, rejoice! There are plans to install over 10 new protected bike lanes (lanes separated from cars by physical barriers) around the city, and the […]

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Your Daily SEPTA Ride Is Good for You (This Is Not a Joke)

Most days, I don’t think my commute on the El is doing much for my life — I mean, aside from upping my gratitude for […]

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Daily News Bike Curmudgeon Stu Bykofsky to Lead Massive City Bike Ride

In the category of Things We Would Have Never Seen Coming in 10,000 Years, there’s this: Stu Bykofsky — yes, that Stu Bykofsky, the Philadelphia Daily […]

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Can Seasoned City Cyclists Learn a Thing or Two from Indego Riders? 

Last summer, after witnessing one too many oh-so-baffling moves made by riders of Indego — Philly’s bikeshare program that, at that point, had just recently launched […]