People On Bikes

Finding the calm in your commute
People On Bikes

Finding the calm in your commute

Everyone needs a break. A break from tweeting, texting, updating, and emailing. Biking to work can provide a brief amount of time to breathe and be alone with your thoughts in addition to providing an inexpensive, healthier commute. Although scary to be without your phone at first, read how Adam […]

Brett Schaefer, owner of South Lake Bike and Tri in Minneola, shares the road with heavy traffic while crossing U.S. Highway 27 at Washington Street. (Tom Benitez, Orlando Sentinel)
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Goals: More bikes, fewer medical bills

Biking is good not only for your health but also for your wallet – for instance, pedaling to work can save you money on gas and parking fees. But it takes just one injury to undo all of those benefits. This week The Washington Post dropped a truth bomb from a recent […]

From the heart: BWCF Board Member Lisa Portelli on Bike 5 Cities
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From the heart: BWCF Board Member Lisa Portelli on Bike 5 Cities

From my heart and the seat of my bike By Lisa Portelli, Winter Park Health Foundation program director, Bike/Walk Central Florida board member and Bike 5 Cities visionary It seemed like a good idea: show people where they can ride bicycles on bike-friendly roads. So many people ask, “Where do […]

Pre-event details for Bike 5 Cities registrants
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Pre-event details for Bike 5 Cities registrants

Are you registered for the (sold out!) inaugural Bike 5 Cities 28-mile ride but have a few questions about the day-of procedures? Below you will find all of your answers. We’ll see you on the trail on Saturday!     Bike 5 Cities – 28-Mile Ride Venue and Timing Mead […]

All About the ‘Bike 5 Cities’ 28-Mile Ride
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All About the ‘Bike 5 Cities’ 28-Mile Ride

Bike/Walk Central Florida encourages Central Floridians to ride bikes, but we also realize that everyone may not be aware of comfortable riding routes. That’s why we’re teaming up with Healthy Central Florida on May 6 for “Bike 5 Cities,” a guided ride-along on scenic bike trails and slow-speed residential streets. […]