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    Only in Delaware: Bike Across the State – Twice in a Day

    by  • May 28, 2016 • Events • 3 Comments

    Many bicycle rides cross states that are measured in hundreds of miles and many days. But the White Clay Bicycle Club offers an alternative that is modest in time, effort and stamina (a bicycle ride nearly anyone can do) that crosses and doublecrosses an entire state in just two 31-mile loops over flat terrain. This year the...

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    The Golden Bicycle Helmet Goes to – Of Course – Governor Jack Markell

    by  • May 11, 2016 • Cool People, Events • 12 Comments

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    At the annual Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit on Thursday, Delaware’s highest award for service to cycling – only awarded twice before – went to Governor Jack Markell. Some decisions are hard. Some are easy. Awarding the Golden Bicycle Helmet to Governor Jack Markell – the most bicycle-friendly governor in America – was the easiest...

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    “Safety”: The 2016 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • April 1, 2016 • Events, Safety • 3 Comments

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    Engineers, planners, community leaders, pedestrian safety advocates, public health professionals, police, cyclists and concerned citizens will join Governor Jack Markell and DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan for a day long discussion on pedestrian safety at the 2016 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit. Past summits have celebrated Delaware’s advance in the national Bicycle Friendly State rankings. After being...

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    The Savage

    by  • October 3, 2015 • Events • 13 Comments

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    ***White Clay Bicycle Club’s Savage Century ride is Saturday, Oct. 10.*** Hurricane Joaquin brought high winds, rain and flooded roads to Delaware. Both the River Towns Ride and Governor Markell’s Tour de Delaware were rescheduled. But now Joaquin is gone and The Savage is here. The Savage Century – now in its 37th (!) year – is one of the...

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    Separated by 10 Miles, Two Delaware Towns Will Host One Festival Connected By Bicycle on October 31st (NOTE DATE CHANGE)

    by  • September 24, 2015 • Events • 2 Comments

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    Two Delaware towns on the Delaware River separated by 10 miles will host the third annual River Towns Ride & Festival on October 31* from 11:30am to 5pm. FESTIVAL (Live music, 16 craft breweries and pony rides) Festivals will be held in the main squares of both Historic New Castle (the Green) and Historic Delaware City (Battery Park)....

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    Laurel’s 8-Hour Bike Shop

    by  • September 18, 2015 • Events • 0 Comments

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    Outdoor Food…Beer from 3rd Wave Brewing…Kayaking on the Broad Creek…Music…Ice cream from Vanderwende Farm Creamery…How can you top all that? How about an opportunity to buy a refurbished bike, pick up some cheap gear and swap stories with other cyclists? The Laurel Ramble is a one day celebration and event on Saturday, September 26 to highlight a...

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    Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware”

    by  • September 3, 2015 • Events • 1 Comment

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    Dear Fellow riders: It’s that time again! Mark your calendar for Governor Jack Markell’s 9th Annual “Tour de Delaware” on Sunday, November 8, 2015 starting at 8:00 a.m. (Note date change due to Hurricane Joaquin.) This year the route will be a ~50ish mile loop, with the start/end and exact route still being considered. If...

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    Bike Lessons for Delaware Straight from Copenhagen and Amsterdam

    by  • August 14, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Events • 3 Comments

    LESSON #2: CYCLING-SPECIFIC SIGNALS AT INTERSECTIONS. Busy intersections have bike traffic signals timed separately from car traffic, helping everyone to get through intersections safely, comfortably and quickly.

    By Kirsten Jones Check out the slide show below for some lesson for Delaware straight from Copenhagen and Amsterdam:   RELATED: • UD Grad Student’s Video Highlights Need for Cycle Track in Newark • 725 Students. 850 Bike Parking Spots. • Cycling for Everyone • How the Dutch Handle the Right Turn Only Lane Problem • “Build it and...

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