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Multi-Use Trail Etiquette: Share the Trail

Have you walked down a multi-use trail and felt your heart jump as a cyclist whizzed past you with a narrow miss? Or have you been on a bicycle and almost crashed because a walker or runner wearing headphones, not paying attention swayed into your path? High trail volume can […]

People On Foot

BWL Column: Don’t let heat, rain put a damper on biking, walking

Florida weather can be a bit intense sometimes. BikeWalkLee has some good tips on how to survive the summer heat. Check out more great columns from BikeWalkLee on their blog, here. Now that we’ve settled in to the summertime weather patterns — sunny mornings, stormy afternoons, hot just about all the […]

People On Bikes

Florida Bike Educator of the Year (2021)

Roni Wood, Community Outreach Specialist with Bike/Walk Central Florida, was named the 2021 Florida Bicycle Educator of the Year by Becky Afonso, Executive Director of the Florida Bicycle Association. The award ceremony took place alongside the City of Orlando’s Bike to Work Day Celebration on March 25, 2022. A transcript […]

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A Bike: The Vehicle for Changing Lives

Russ of Rusty’s Bicycle Recycle Uses the Bike to Help Many — Biking to work or to get around, for recreation and sport, for pleasure — it’s what bike enthusiasts do. It’s a life-change choice they’ve made, a self-actualization type of choice. But what about the bike changing lives in […]

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BWCF Board Member Franki Gonzalez Celebrates Life and Getting Back on Her Bike

The old saying, “If you fall off your horse, get back on,” also applies to bicycles and life. Bike/Walk Central Florida board member Franki Gonzales took this literally four years ago this October and now celebrates her life and a second chance. On October 3, 2017, Franki’s life took an […]