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Cadence Cycling and Multisport welcomes beginning cyclists, serious triathletes, and every bike enthusiast no matter their ability. Focused on customer service that goes beyond expectations, Cadence provides its members with a full training setup, including a range of personal coaching, physiological testing, and mechanical services. Devoted to the biking community, Cadence sets itself apart with […]
Breakaway Bikes and Fitness believes that helping the local cycling community thrive will in turn help their own shop thrive. Glenn Krotick began selling branded Breakaway socks from the back of his Ford Probe over a decade ago, but he knew the cycling community needed more. With a background as a spin class instructor, Krotick […]
With the momentum gained in the 2000s, the Bicycle Coalition has forged ahead the past 7 years to achieve great milestones for the biking community. Finally recognized as a major player in city transportation, biking has increased by 260% between 2005 and 2013 thanks to the efforts of the Coalition and the support from the […]
An ordinance for a federally-funded improvement project on American Street was introduced in City Council on Thursday, paving the way for Philadelphia’s first raised protected bike lane.
Vision Zero has become a major priority for Mayor Jim Kenney over the past year, and that’s because supporters and advocates all over Philadelphia made it an issue. Announced the same week of The Bicycle Coalition’s Vision Zero 2017 Conference, Mayor Kenney’s budget dedicates $5 million for Vision Zero and we hope to encourage him […]
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia affiliate group Bike Chester County is holding a public meeting on Thursday, March 23 to help shed light on the processes and projects happening in Chester. The affiliate group, headed by Amanda Lozinak, is responsible for the vast majority of bicycle advocacy going on in Chester.
Remember the 2000s? Dane Cook? Razor scooters? Freedom Fries? Well, we remember. And in the 2000s we weren’t really thinking about Bro Comedy and ways to clog-our-arteries-while-being-passive-aggressive-toward-an-entire-country so much as we were a citywide bicycle action plan. At Mayor John Street’s request, we put our minds together for an official Philadelphia Bicycle Action Plan, which would […]
The Borough of West Chester took a small, small step to raise the awareness of bicycling by installing a sharrow on S. Church St, which runs parallel to the busy S. High St (Business 202). Both streets connect Downtown with the West Chester University South Campus. Ironically, South High St. was the first challenge to […]
When the City of Philadelphia began constructing the Walnut Street Bridge, connecting Center City to West Philadelphia, members of the Bicycle Coalition had advocated for a bike lane as part of the construction. When it was completed in 1990, there was no bike lane. This was unacceptable. So the Bicycle Coalition began a series of […]
Bilenky Cycle Works was founded by Stephen Bilenky in 1983, located in North Philadelphia, at 5319 N. 2nd St. Stephen Bilenky has been in the bike industry for 44 years, and has gone from brazing bikes together in the basement of his repair shop to owning a shop that provides fully custom built bikes to accommodate […]