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Call for Submissions: What does bicycling mean to you in Philadelphia?

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on February 25, 2015

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Advocacy, Cargo, Community, Commuting, Cyclocross, Family, Mountain, News, Racing, Road, Tips & Safety, Touring, Urban, Urban Planning, Youth:

What does bicycling in Philadelphia mean to you? Send submissions of 200–1000 words to publisher Travis Skidmore at [email protected] We also welcome submissions of photography, drawings,… Read More ›

How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike

How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike

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on October 8, 2014

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This guide is based on a video that the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia created in partnership with The Baby Center. View the video here. Step… Read More ›

Neighborhood Bike Works Major Taylor Ride

Neighborhood Bike Works Major Taylor Ride

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on December 16, 2013

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Art & Education, Family, News, Urban, Youth:

Every year, Neighborhood Bike Works holds a Major Taylor Ride, a day for food and riding and celebrating our young cyclists’ achievements. On November 30, this year’s riders — featuring an energetic gathering of kids bundled in hats and gloves and adult cyclists in slick winter gear — rode in 40-degree weather through the streets of Philadelphia and into Fairmount Park.

5 Tips for Biking with Kids When Everyone is on Their Own Bike

5 Tips for Biking with Kids When Everyone is on Their Own Bike

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on December 12, 2013

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I asked other parents what routes they take and how they instruct their kids on navigating the road. Let your kids know the rules you expect them to follow and the commands you will use when directing them through traffic.

Dena and kids bundled up for a trip on the Schuylkill River Trail.

5 Tips for Winter Riding With Kids

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on December 2, 2013

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This is my third winter riding with kids. Each winter my oldest has ridden on our bikes differently, and each year I learn new ways to keep kids warm.