NBW's North Philly location is having its first annual Back to School Sale on Sunday September 11th starting at 11am. We have used bikes of all varieties- mountain, road and commuters all 15% off! Other offers include a free tube with every in-stock tire purchase and instant walk-in chain lubes for $5! Get around town faster than ever for a great deal this fall!
Join Mayor Nutter, Rep. Bob Brady and Rep. Chaka Fattah on Friday May 20, 2011 at the footsteps of the Art Museum for National Bike to Work Day! Be there at 8am and ride to the Dilworth Plaza by 8:30am. After your fun ride with the Mayor be sure to stop up to Temple’s Bike to Breakfast event!
Our Basic Bicycle Repair course for adults is a great way to begin
learning how to repair and maintain your bike yourself, or to brush up
on rusty repair skills. The class meets weekly for a month. Lessons
typically include parts of the bike and bike fit, care and feeding of
your brakes and shifting, and an introduction to overhauling bearings.
More advanced procedures can be covered on request. Participants are
encouraged to bring their own bikes.
Classes meet Tuesday evenings (6:30-9pm) at our 1426 W Susquehanna N. Philly location.
Cycling is Fernando Gallard's favorite way of achieving fitness,
having fun, and relieving stress - essential in light of his job
fielding media queries for the Philadelphia School District.
When the weather is clement, Gallard, who lives in Wallingford,
cycles four days a week, including jaunts of 40 miles or more on
weekends. A cherished annual ritual is a birthday tour in May, when he
and his buddies may pedal 200 miles.
I Am is a new documentary featuring the 1990's comedy writer/director, Tom
Shadyac, of the hits like Ace Ventura and Patch Adams. The documentary features
what happen to Tom Shadyac view on life after a serious mountain biking
accident. It seems as if his complete outlook on life took a 180. Tom states he
became bored with his life in Hollywood
and bumping shoulders with fake A-List friends. He left i all behind and moved
to a mobile home to renew his viewpoint. During his mental shift he came up
with the idea to create a documentary on based on two simple ideas.
Want a latte with that tune up? London is the epicenter for cycle cafes serving cyclists with bike washes and beverages. Some have large TV screens and gardens as well has bike workshops and maintenance. The recent cycle superhighways have added to the bike culture of the city and ridership and the chances of grabbing a great cup of joe are up.
“There’s No Scientific Data Indicating Helmets Reduce Risk of Injury.” Actually, there is.
But the data is fairly thin, and anti-helmet forces have seized on
this, arguing that the paucity of scientific evidence indicates that
helmets must not really do any good.
Lights, lights, and more lights. As the days get shorter the
amount of hours in the dark increases, therefore we have no choice other than
to ride in the dark. To go about this safely you must have at least a front
light and a rear light. I’ve seen all types of lights from high-powered LEDs to
dinky glow sticks wedged in people’s wheels. What I have not seen before is the