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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 […]

Benefits of commuting to work via bike
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Benefits of commuting to work via bike

This week is National Bike to Work Week, so it’s a great opportunity to get in gear and pedal your way to the office. And, aside from the physical and environmental benefits, there are some monetary ones as well. Of course you save money on gas, but according to the […]

First-ever Bike 5 Cities ride is talk of the town
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First-ever Bike 5 Cities ride is talk of the town

The inaugural Bike 5 Cities ride was a hit with media around town! Check out some of the great media coverage below. And, relive the fun with this video compilation!   Getting There with Ryan Harper News 13   Community ride helps residents ‘take off the training wheels’ to practice […]

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 […]

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The very first Bike 5 Cities event was a huge success! We would like to thank everyone who came out to ride, whether it was the 28-mile route or any of the city events & rides, along with all of those who volunteered. This event would not have been possible […]