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Q&A with Lisa Portelli
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Q&A with Lisa Portelli

Lisa Portelli, the brains behind Bike 5 Cities, is an avid cyclist and a Bike/Walk Central Florida board member. Standing up for pedestrians and bikers, alike, Lisa created an event that shined a light on how crucial biker/walker-friendly infrastructure is in the community. She gives her input on the importance […]

Finding the calm in your commute
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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. Adam Sneed, a senior associate editor for CityLab wrote about “the best […]

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 […]

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Bike 5 Cities Maps

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 […]

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 coverage below. Community ride helps residents ‘take off the training wheels’ to practice safe biking Orlando Sentinel Caitlin Doornbos May 6, 2017 The shiny, silver streamers on 8-year-old Isla Santos’ hot […]