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Rocky 12 Messenger Race

The Rocky Race is Philadelphia’s oldest continuously running alleycat. The first Rocky Race was organized by Dan Murphy in 1997, followed by Rocky II in 1998, again by Murphy. After Rocky II, there was a gap in time till the next Rocky Race was held. Fast forward to 2005, the Philadelphia Bicycle Messenger Association wanted to throw a kick ass pre-event for the Cycle Messenger World Champio...

Have You Seen #PhillyPedals?

May was Bike Month, and to celebrate we held another photo contest! You can see the whole photo gallery here. As you can see, we had many fantastic submissions. Our judges  Vincent Feldman and Colin Lenton actually had trouble selecting the winners. Thanks to our sponsors, Knog, Brewerytown Bicycles, ALLONEWORD Caps, Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic, and Yards Brewing Co., who donated prizes to ...

Philly Pumptrack is Open!

This past Saturday May 10th, Philly Pumptrack at Parkside Evans Rec Center held its first Pump Jam, marking the grand opening of the track to the public. The day started off with volunteers busily completing the finishing touches as part of Love Your Park Service Day. The Service day and first ever Pump Jam were organized by Heidi Grunwald, Kenn Rymdeko, and Harlan Price, the three local residents...

Lu Lacka Wyco Hundo Photos

All photos by Pete Bakken

Love your Park Day at Belmont Plateau

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Hell of Hunterdon 2014

The 6th Annual Hell of Hunterdon was run on March 22. Beginning and ending in Lambertville, NJ, the 77-mile ride featured 18 sections of dirt and gravel roads and a respectable amount of climbing. Here are some pictures from the ride taken by Pete Bakken. All photos by p.bakken, Instagram @betepakken

Fools Classic 2014

After taking photos in beautiful spring weather while riding the Hell of Hunterdon in New Jersey last weekend, photographer Pete Bakken braved some much nastier conditions to give us a gallery from the Fools Classic in Bucks County. Here’s how he describes the ride, first held on April 1, 2007: It was cold and overcast as I sat in my truck downing coffee and the complimentary waffles. I was ...

Singlespeed Cyclocross Worlds Weekend Wrapup

The Singlespeed Cyclocross World Championships 2013 (SSCXWC13) brought surreal cyclocross in Philly to a new level. That’s a strong statement, as for the last seven years the Bilenky Junkyard Cross set the bar pretty high. On Saturday, photographer Pano K shot highlights of the eighth annual incarnation of this auto-part-yard battle of man against machine and common sense. On Sunday, our Pho...

Bicycle Coalition Gives Out More Than 200 Lights

On November 4, the first weekday after the clocks were set back, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (BCGP) quickly responded to the earlier darkening. On Broad Street at the corners of Spruce and Pine Streets, BCGP staff and volunteers gave away and installed 200+ sets of lights. Here are a few pictures Philly Pedals photographer Thom Carroll took while stopping by to get a set of light...