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Oktoberfest Ride

Kermesse Sport, who brought us Hell of Hunterdon, Fools Classic, and Fixed Gear Fondo, added another event to their growing list of challenging rides. The first installment of the Oktoberfest Ride, held on October 12, celebrated the fall foliage and back roads of Montgomery County. The twisting, hilly 62-mile course — lined with blue and white Bavarian flags — recalled the feel of other Kermesse e...

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

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...

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 ...

We Biked to DC!

Last week, Kaelin and I completed our #WEBiketoDC ride, from NYC to Washington DC for the National Bike Summit, with 9 other women bike advocates. It’s still a little hard to believe we did it — for some of the sub-freezing pedaling, I was totally on board with the naysayers who thought we were crazy. But ultimately, it was an inspiring, humbling, and rewarding adventure, and one I’m v...