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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments


    WHAT: Governor Jack Markell, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan and DNREC Secretary David Small, invite you to attend a ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of the Junction Breakwater Trail. WHEN: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 12 p.m. WHERE: grassy area in front of The Old Screen Door Shop at 209 Monroe Avenue, Lewes, 19958 After more than...

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    The Wilmington-New Castle Greenway Is Coming. Really.

    by  • May 20, 2015 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 9 Comments


    In just a couple of weeks, college seniors will be graduating from college. Back in 2010, though, they were still juniors in high school. And that is when Bike Delaware wrote its first article about the Wilmington – New Castle Greenway, a safe, direct, paved, flat and nearly uninterrupted non-motorized six-mile travel route between the Wilmington...

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    “Every Skill. Every Age. Everyone.” The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Economics, Engineering, Events, Health, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, Safety, Traffic Control, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments


    The 2015 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit will be held this year on May 7 in Dover. ***REGISTRATION IS CLOSED*** To add your name to the waiting list, please email wbd bikede.org with your name, city and zip code. The 2015 summit will be hosted by the American Heart Association, the Delaware Department of Transportation,...

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    The Shorefire Ride (Saturday, August 16)

    by  • August 5, 2014 • Events • 22 Comments

    Brought to you by the mighty White Clay Bicycle Club.

    White Clay Bicycle Club is again offering the Shorefire Century ride with its scenic routes (35, 65, and 100 miles) on Saturday, August 16, taking you through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware. All routes will be marked and provided with sag support (until 5 pm.). A wide array of bicycle friendly...

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    3 Mile Family Bike Ride to Signing of Bill By Governor Markell to Make Cycling the Official State Sport of Delaware Is Saturday, June 14

    by  • June 4, 2014 • Cool People, Events, Legislation and Policy • 0 Comments


    Representative Valerie Longhurst, Senator Nicole Poore and Governor Jack Markell invite you to join them and the students of Wilbur and Southern Elementary Schools for a morning bike ride and signing ceremony of Delaware House Bill 235, making bicycling the official state sport of Delaware. WHEN: 8:30AM, Saturday, June 14 (Ride starts at 9AM) WHERE:...

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    (CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER) Remember the Fallen in Wednesday’s Ride of Silence

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Events, Injuries and Fatalities, No Digest • 0 Comments


    On Wednesday evening, May 21, bicyclists around the world will ride in silence, in memory of those cyclists who have been injured or killed on roadways.  Three rides are scheduled in Delaware: Wilmington (White Clay Bicycle Club) Newark (White Clay Bicycle Club) Lewes-Rehoboth Beach (Sussex Cyclists ) As stated at the Ride of Silence...

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    Novak Druce Sponsors 2014 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • April 21, 2014 • Events • 0 Comments


    Wilmington, Delaware – For six years, Pernell Vaughan has walked to his job as senior e-records coordinator at the Wilmington, Delaware offices of the IP boutique Novak Druce Connolly Bove + Quigg LLP. “I enjoy walking to work because I don’t have to worry about traffic,” said Vaughan. “I also don’t have the expense...

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    Senator Coons Announces the National Discovery Trails Act of 2014

    by  • April 19, 2014 • Cool People, Events, Legislation and Policy • 1 Comment


    WHAT: Event Announcing National Discovery Trails Act & the American Discovery Trail WHEN: Earth Day, Tuesday 4/22, 2:00pm WHERE: Cape Henlopen State Park, specific location TBD Senator Chris Coons is hosting an event to announce the introduction of the “National Discovery Trails Act of 2014″ at Cape Henlopen on Tuesday 4/22 at 2:00pm.  The National...

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    Clarke: “I’m Coming to Dover for the Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit on May 1″

    by  • April 15, 2014 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Events • 0 Comments


    In three weeks, I will be in Dover for the 2014 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit. Last year, Delaware shot up in the League’s Bicycle Friendly State rankings to No. 5, making Delaware officially the most bicycle friendly state of all states east of the Mississippi River. What will Delaware’s new official ranking be? I...

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    Blue Hen Veterans and the “Face of America” Ride

    by  • March 27, 2014 • Events • 5 Comments


    By Jennifer Barnes This April 25-27 the State of Delaware will be well represented at the 2014 Face of America ride by the Blue Hen Veterans and Friends Cycling Team. The ride is a 2-day, 110 mile, cycling event organized by World Team Sports to honor disabled military veterans and first responders.  It is...

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    Ride the WCBC Icicle Metric Century

    by  • March 26, 2014 • Events, No Digest • 1 Comment

    Icicle Graphic

      Saturday! The snow and ice will be gone, temperatures are on a warming trend, spring is bursting out on all fronts, and it’s time for the White Clay Bicycle Club’s annual Icicle Metric Century ride. White Clay Bicycle Club is, and always has been, Bike Delaware’s biggest sponsor. So you can enjoy the...

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    Broad Creek Byway Bike and Brew Tour

    by  • March 25, 2014 • Events • 2 Comments

    Bike the cool back roads of Sussex County.

    A bike ride on scenic back roads in Sussex County? Check! A bike on scenic back roads in Sussex County PLUS 16 Mile Beer? Double-check! Sponsored by the Laurel Chamber of Commerce, check out the Broad Creek Byway Bike Tour – Bike and Brew 2014 Saturday, June 07, 2014 Included with Registration Fee Choice...

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    May 1: Get This Prescription Filled

    by  • March 19, 2014 • Events, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment

    Let's get this prescription filled.

    Thank you Mississippi and West Virginia! Delaware is the “First State” because we were the first to ratify the United States Constitution. But it’s only thanks to our sister states Mississippi and West Virginia that (according to a recent Gallup survey) we are not the “First State in Obesity.” But Mississippi and West Virginia...

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    May 1: The Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit

    by  • March 18, 2014 • Events, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 2 Comments


    REGISTER HERE FOR THE 2014 WALKABLE BIKEABLE DELAWARE SUMMIT At last year’s Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit, DelDOT Secretary Bhatt and DNREC Secretary O’Mara jointly announced Delaware’s new #5 Bicycle Friendly State ranking; Civil Engineering Professor Peter Furth described how Delaware could make simple and cost-effective investments in a “low traffic stress” network to grow...

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    Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit set for May 1 in Dover

    by  • February 28, 2014 • Bicycle Friendly Places, Events, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 19 Comments


    The American Heart Association, Bike Delaware, the Delaware Department of Transportation, Delaware Greenways and Sussex Outdoors will together host the 2014 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit in Dover on May 1. The summit will bring together Robert Burchfield, the City Traffic Engineer for the Portland Bureau of Transportation; Tracy Winfree, the Director of Public Works...

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    WCBC’s Icicle Metric Ride Approaching – March 29

    by  • February 15, 2014 • Events • 1 Comment


    The annual Icicle Metric ride sponsored by the White Clay Bicycle Club is planned for Saturday, March 29 leaving from Newark, DE.  Stretch your legs on a 35, 50 or 100 K  route (22, 31 or 62 mile) covering moderately hilly terrain west and north of Newark.  Snacks will be available at the start...

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    Delaware and the National Bike Summit

    by  • February 15, 2014 • Cool People, Economics, Events • 1 Comment


    Now in its 14th year, the National Bike Summit unites the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Cycling advocates from all across the country will have an opportunity to hear from their peers and colleagues about what does – and doesn’t – work to create lasting pro-bicycling change in our communities;...

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    #WEBiketoDC (for the National Bike Summit!)

    by  • February 14, 2014 • Cool People, Events • 1 Comment


    More than 700 participants from all 50 states will gather in Washington DC for the 2014 National Bike Summit held March 3-5 to unite the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill to advance bicycle safety, funding and equity: To encourage more women to participate in this year’s summit, an intrepid band of 10 women from...

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    3rd Annual Delaware Gran Fondo in Wilmington is May18

    by  • February 13, 2014 • Events • 3 Comments


    3rd Annual Delaware Gran Fondo WHEN: Sunday, May 18, 2014 START LOCATION: Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806 START TIME: Mass start at 8am A bucket-list ride through world-class attractions. A scenic and challenging 100-kilometer ride featuring 13 Brandywine Valley attractions. Unique opportunity to ride through the spectacular grounds of Hagley...

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    Delaware Rx

    by  • February 8, 2014 • Events, Health • 0 Comments


    With our much-appreciated coalition partners, Bike Delaware will announce the 2014 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit within a few weeks. Keep an eye out for our announcement! You are not going to believe the program for this year’s summit. To see the program for the 2013 Walkable Bikeable Delaware Summit, click HERE.

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    From Horses to Bicycles: Urban Bike Project Is Bringing Wilmington’s Old Stables Into 21st Century

    by  • January 7, 2014 • Bike Projects & Co-ops, Events, No Digest • 125 Comments

    Horse with Hands on a Bike

    It used to be the City of Wilmington’s old stables. Now 1500 N. Walnut Street will be the new location of Wilmington’s Urban Bike Project (UBP). The Urban Bike Project (UBP) has served Wilmington for the last six years from 1908 N. Market Street. By providing a means for the public to become self-sufficient...

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    This Is Not Your Father’s DelDOT Project

    by  • October 14, 2013 • Events, Low Traffic Stress Bikeway Networks, No Digest, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 4 Comments


    If you missed the first DelDOT Public Workshop on the Wilmington-to-Newark Bicycle Highway, here is your second chance! Public Workshop Newark-to-Wilmington Trail Study Doubletree Hotel 700 North King Street Wilmington Wednesday October 16, 2013 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM As we said about the Newark workshop a couple of weeks ago: “Bring your kids....

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