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Full Moon Bike Ride

Editor’s note: At our Philly Bike Expo booth, Philly Pedals offered an idea board where guests could write down what they would like to see on the site. One of the more popular demands was information about bike rides. Some were interested in finding new routes they could follow, while others wanted to know about planned rides. We thank you for letting us know what you would like to see: You...

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...

5 Tips for Riding at Night

Riding at night may seem a little scary at first, yet it can be every bit as safe and fun as riding in the day when you follow a few basic guidelines. The Bicycle Coalition’s Katie Monroe installs lights during a recent light giveaway. © Thom Carroll Photography 2013 1. Use lights. The law requires you to have a front light and a rear reflector or light. You should be lit front and back ever...