Ridealong: Erin DeCou of Neighborhood Bike Works

Ridealong: Erin DeCou of Neighborhood Bike Works


on February 3, 2014


Art & Education, Interviews, Ridealong, Youth:

Erin DeCou, Executive Director of Neighborhood Bike Works and I took a few loops around Woodland Cemetery before chatting about her work.

Ridealong: Philadelphia Bike Planner Aaron Ritz

Ridealong: Philadelphia Bike Planner Aaron Ritz


on January 8, 2014


Community, Interviews, Ridealong, Urban:

I took a ride and had a chat over a cup of coffee with Aaron Ritz, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Programs Planner for the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities..

The author with her father Stephen Bilenky and the bike he built for her African adventure.

Bina Bilenky Prepares for the 2014 Tour d’Afrique


on December 4, 2013


Advocacy, Interviews, News, Touring:

On January 10 we will pedal out of Khartoum, Sudan, toward our final destination of Cape Town, South Africa. The entire trip will be four months and total 12,500km. I’m still working on my conversion skills, but I think it is pretty far.

Michelle Lee jumps the barriers on a run-up. Photo by Bill White.

Interview: Michelle Lee

Philadelphia Cyclocross

on November 22, 2013

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Cyclocross, Interviews, Racing:

With Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships (SSCXWC) coming to Philadelphia in December, we thought it was time to find out a bit more about the cyclocross community in the region. Michelle Lee, local racer, cyclocross organizer, and the PHLCX Facebook group administrator got us up to speed.

John Boyle, BCGP's Research Director rides over the Ben Franklin Bridge with Steve Taylor. © Thom Carroll Photography 2013

Ridealong: Bicycle Coalition’s John Boyle


on November 21, 2013


Advocacy, Community, Commuting, Interviews, Ridealong, Urban:

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia’s John Boyle talks about the growth of biking in Philadelphia, bike lanes, and the Ben Franklin Bridge.