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Orlando Connecting the Gaps in Its Trail Network

Remember when you were a kid and you did those “connect the dots” puzzles? They were great! You start with a big polka-dot mess, and when you’re finished—voila! A triceratops! The City of Orlando is working to connect the dots in a giant spoked wheel. The central hub will be […]

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Bike Equity: Rethinking How We Serve the Overlooked Cyclists in our Community

Serving the needs of everyone in our community. It’s a concept we all can get behind. If you asked 100 people on the street, they’d probably all agree it’s something we should do. If you asked city planners, they’d say the same thing. But at least one group has noticed […]

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Bike Winter Park rolls out FL Bike Month, showcases Denning Dr. bike path

The City of Winter Park kicked off Florida Bike Month in style Thursday with its fifth annual “Bike Winter Park.” The group bike ride showcased its vibrant neighborhoods followed by a happy-, healthy hour. Winter Park’s Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) and Healthy Central Florida organized the event again this year. […]

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The Right Fit: Tips to Find the Perfect Bike Helmet

Lyndy Moore dropped an egg, complete with a colored-on face and green hair into a pile of Styrofoam packing peanuts. “This is the way a bike helmet protects your head,” she said. Then she picked up the egg (sealed in a small Ziplock bag) and dropped it on a tile. […]

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Raising Bicycle Awareness for People in Their “Prime”

Earlier this year, Bike/Walk Central Florida welcomed thousands of seniors and gave away hundreds of free bike helmets at the “Orlando Sentinel Media Group Prime Expo.” The event was all about helping people over age 50 (in the “prime” of their lives) to live their best life. The event was […]