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People On Bikes

Biking 3,568 miles in 31 days

Bike/Walk Central Florida Board Member, Lisa Portelli, recently embarked on the “trip of a lifetime.” On July 8th, Lisa hopped on her bike and left Everette, Washington to start the 3,568-mile journey across the states. Her experience so far? “A dream come true.” Lisa’s tour guides are focused on following […]

People On Bikes

From My Heart and the Seat of My Bike – Looking Back at the First Bike 5 Cities

By Lisa Portelli, Bike/Walk Central Florida board member and Bike 5 Cities visionary | Updates by Eric Trull, BWCF Staff UPDATED: 09/01/22 | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: 05/09/17 It seemed like a good idea: show people where they can ride bicycles on bike-friendly roads. So many people ask, “Where do you ride?”  […]

Newsletter / People On Bikes

‘Incredible’ bike ride ends with plans for more

Lisa Portelli was in a foreign place the other day, behind the wheel of her car on her way to a business appointment instead of on a bike seat. A board member of Bike/Walk Central Florida, Portelli recently completed a nearly 2,000-mile cycling trip, riding from Portland, Maine to St. […]

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Can Corrine Dr. become more biking and walking friendly?

Corrine Drive is a pothole-littered, five-lane road that bisects an eclectic community of homes, restaurants, boutique shops and businesses. The problem is many believe the roughly mile-long street is walker and biker unfriendly because it is too wide and often carries speeding cars and trucks. The Winter Park Health Foundation […]


Halfway there – Maine to Florida bike ride group perseveres through ups and downs

What do President George H. W. Bush, baby chicks, Amish country, fresh strawberries, Colonial Williamsburg, funny road signs, a Memorial Day color guard in Winsted, Connecticut, and the Pennsylvania/New Jersey state line all have in common? Not a whole lot – except these are just a few of the memorable moments […]