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Bike-to-Work Fridays to launch Dec. 18

Need a cheaper commuting option to get to work? Sick and tired of driving to the office or school everyday?  Looking to get more exercise? Bike-to-Work Fridays might be right up your alley. Beginning Dec. 18, Healthy Central Florida and reThink Your Commute are challenging Central Floridians to ditch their cars and ride a […]

Newsletter / People On Bikes / Trails

Sneak Peak of the C2C from Maitland to St. Pete

From BWCF Friend, Nanci Adler – My husband, Don, and I just couldn’t wait for the Coast-to-Coast Connector to be completed. Already contemplating a four-day bike trip in Florida, we decided to use as much of the Connector route as possible to cycle from our home in Maitland to Saint […]

Two-Wheel Valet to Revolutionize Parking
Newsletter / Social Ride

Two-Wheel Valet to Revolutionize Parking

Valet racking: A young DC-based entrepreneur wants to build a business around keeping your bike (and your stuff) safe. His goal: to make bike valet service part of basic event logistics, like providing “porta-potties or trash cans.” So for those bike-entreprenuers in Orlando, what about a dedicated, scalable bike valet right here? If […]

US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work
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US: 60% Increase in the # of People Biking to Work

Don’t let the 60% fool you because the national increase is small – from 488,000 in 2000 (census) to 786,000 (2008-2012) according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.   While bicyclists still account for just 0.6 percent of all commuters, some of the nation’s largest cities have more than doubled since […]

Biker Hopes for Monthly Bike to Work Days
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Biker Hopes for Monthly Bike to Work Days

Lisa Portelli, program director for the Winter Park Health Foundation, enjoyed having other commuters bike to work on “Bike to Work Day” May 9. Portelli, who commutes to work on bike 3 to 4 days a week, rode her bike to the SunRail station from her home in downtown Winter […]