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Six steps to make sure your kid’s helmet is a perfect fit

Helmets are the single most effective piece of safety equipment for bicycle riders of all ages and are required by Florida law for those 16 and under. But does your child’s helmet fit properly? If it doesn’t, it might not protect them from serious injury. With the start of school, […]

People On Bikes

New, Wider Bike Lanes in Casselberry

Bicycling in Casselberry just got a little more comfortable. As part of their first “complete streets” project, city officials agreed to re-stripe North Oxford Road with buffered bike lanes. It’s the city’s first street with buffered bike lanes. You can see in the picture, the bike lanes on either side […]

People On Bikes

BWCF and Partners Celebrate National Bike Month

During the month of May, thousands of new and expert cyclists hit the roads for #NationalBikeMonth. In 31 days of two-wheeled fun, we celebrated everything from Bike to School Day to Orlando’s cycling trails to properly fitting bike helmets, and of course, Bike 5 Cities. Thanks to the Central Florida […]

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TBT: Board Member Rick Geller: Cycle Tracks Support Safety

This article was originally published on BWCF’s website on May 14, 2014. We felt like Rick’s message is still relevant today, 5 years later, during National Bike Month. Since this post, several cycle tracks have been installed around Central Florida. In 2016, the City of Winter Park won the Urban […]

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The Journey Across Florida: One Man’s Coast-to-Coast Mission

No support teams. No chase vehicles. Just a person on a bike trying to finish. This was the mission of Gerry Kinnard. Kinnard recently rode his bike 250 miles across the state of Florida from New Smyrna Beach to Yankeetown. It took him 39.5 hours. He wasn’t allowed to have […]