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What your bike needs you to know

Editor’s Note: Contributor Luke Elrath has broad and deep experience in the bicycle industry. Here he shares some information from his current job as a bicycle forensic investigator and how it applies to keeping your bike and you safe. In my work I look into the factors that contributed to a cycling incident and try […]

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Packing Light for Bike Touring

Editor’s Note: Winter is a time to look back and to plan for the future. In the coming weeks, our authors will give you tips and stories from their bike trips. With advice from experienced touring cyclists like Tony Mustache and the adventures of a rider who took her first long-distance daytrip this summer, look […]

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Philly Pedals Gives Thanks!

On this beautiful Thanksgiving Day, Philly Pedals staff and contributors wanted to share what keeps us thankful about riding a bike and about what makes Philadelphia a great cycling city. Creative Director Sierra Skidmore is thankful that the cycling community has welcomed Philly Pedals with open arms. I’m excited about the opportunities that lie ahead […]

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Making Friends While Touring

Who needs friends when you have the Badlands? While you’re touring, you’ll likely meet people. Maybe they’re on tour too, maybe they’re just weekend warriors riding their workday worries away on their weight weenie Pinarellos, or maybe they’re just some kid who has a flat tire and is in desperate need of help. You’ll likely […]

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A Cinematic Look at the Philly Cycling Scene

The author catches up on the French cinema over a mid-ride coffee break. You’ve probably seen the video more than 1.4 million people have: Rudi Saldia and his cat, Mary Jane, selfie-ing around town on a bike, the cat on Rudi’s shoulder, nuzzling the mustachioed courier as he wheels down leafy narrow streets, blue skies […]