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Stay Visible

As our daylight gets shorter it’s more and more important to stay visible on the roads. A few simple tips will help you stay safe and riding all this fall! 1. Clothing – Wear clothing with reflective strips, or add reflective strips to your existing jacket. Hi-vis helmets are visible in both daytime and dusk! more »

Layering Up for the Fall

I’ve already talked about how to layer up for the coldest months, but what about when it’s just a tad chilly? Layers are vital, more important in 50 – 60 degree weather than in 30 – 40 degree. As you begin to ride, your blood starts to move and your body warms up, and so more »

Scenic Fall Rides

Schuylkill River Trail The Schuylkill River Trail was recently named the #1 urban bike trail in America, and for good reason. This 26 mile trail takes you through the beautiful scenic views of Philadelphia, including the newly opened boardwalk section, right on up to Valley Forge and Beyond. With a multitude of places to stop more »