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    The Savage

    by  • October 3, 2015 • Events • 10 Comments

    Savage Road Marking logo

    ***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


    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


    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


    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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    Markell Opens Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View

    by  • August 11, 2015 • Events • 2 Comments


    On Wednesday, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary David Small, Senator Gerald Hocker and Mary Ridgeway of the Federal Highway Administration officially opened the brand new Assawoman Canal Trail in Ocean View. It’s a mile-long trail that runs from Town Road, adjacent to Route 26, and runs northwest along the canal towards Whites Creek. In...

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    WCBC’s Classic Shorefire Century Ride Is Saturday, August 15

    by  • August 7, 2015 • Events • 3 Comments


    One of Delaware’s signature rides – the Shorefire Century – is just a week away on Saturday, August 15. The Shorefire takes riders through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware ride and has three different scenic routes of 35, 65, and 100 miles. All routes will be marked and provided with sag support (until 5 pm.)....

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    Creating Better Blocks in Wilmington and Laurel

    by  • July 30, 2015 • Events, Land Use • 2 Comments


    July 30 – We have two chances this week – in two different Delaware cities – to rediscover the lost art of creating great public spaces. Both Wilmington and Laurel will be hosting “Better Block” events to help re-imagine parts of their communities as bike-friendly blocks complete with pop-up businesses, landscaping, parks, outdoor seating, arts and entertainment!...

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    Ribbon Cutting for Junction Breakwater Trail

    by  • July 11, 2015 • Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 3 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 • 10 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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