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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 • 0 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 • 0 Comments

    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 • 1 Comment

    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 • 1 Comment


    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 • 7 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 • 0 Comments


    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, 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 • 2 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 • 8 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 • Bikeway Networks, Events, No Digest, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 2 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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    80% Of Success Is Showing Up

    by  • September 26, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 0 Comments


      “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen Is Woody Allen’s advice still valid in 2013? Yes. For politics, it’s more valid than ever. But in a world of pervasive and ubiquitous email, social media, mobile devices and ‘online’ communication of all kinds the need to, and the huge impact of, just ‘showing...

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    CORRECTION: This Could Actually Happen…If We Demand It

    by  • September 25, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 5 Comments


      Bring your kids. Bring your siblings or folks. Bring your friends and neighbors. You can drop by for 10 or 15 minutes and then leave. But, whatever you do, just show up. What used to be a crazy, pie-in-the-sky scheme (a bicycle highway connecting the downtowns of Delaware’s largest and third-largest cities) is poised to become a...

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    This Could Actually Happen In Delaware

    by  • September 20, 2013 • Bikeway Networks, Events, Transportation Trails, Walkable Bikeable Delaware • 1 Comment


      A bicycle highway connecting the downtowns of Delaware’s largest and third-largest cities? A greenway easily accessible (within 2 miles) to 20% of the entire population of Delaware? It’s not just a crazy, pie-in-the-sky scheme anymore. It’s an actual, official DelDOT Public Workshop on October 1. How often do we have a chance like this to...

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    City of Wilmington Bike Facility Improvements Public Workshop – August 22

    by  • August 12, 2013 • Events, Traffic Control • 0 Comments

    PUBLIC WORKSHOP Louis L. Redding City/County Building 800 N. French Street Wilmington, DE 19801 Thursday August 22, 2013 4:00 – 7:00 pm The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites the community to attend a public workshop to receive information about the Conceptual Design for a proposed bicycle boulevard. The bicycle boulevard will consist of...

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    WCBC’s Annual Shorefire Ride

    by  • August 11, 2013 • Events • 0 Comments

    Pre-registration for White Clay Bicycle Club’s third major event of the year closes Sunday, August 18.  Ride beautiful, scenic routes (35, 65, and 100 miles) taking you through flat to gently rolling farmland in central Delaware. All routes will be marked and SAG support provided until 5:00 pm.  A wide array of bicycle friendly...

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    Some of the Best Bicycling in Delaware: the Amish Country Bike Tour

    by  • July 7, 2013 • Events • 0 Comments


    ***FLAT, SCENIC BACKROAD CYCLING IN AMISH COUNTRYSIDE*** ***Earlybird Registration Deadline is July 31*** Pedaling through scenic back roads in tandem with Amish buggies, being surrounded by fields dotted with farmers steering horse-drawn farm implements as they harvest fall crops, is part of the scenery that makes Delaware’s Amish Country Bike Tour a memorable ride...

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    Delaware Doublecross Ride: Sunday, July 7

    by  • June 27, 2013 • Events • 3 Comments

    WCBC Logo

    Many bicycle rides cross states that are measured in hundreds of miles and many days. The White Clay Bicycle Club, Bike Delaware’s most generous sponsor, 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 only 31 total...

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    Today: The Ride of Silence

    by  • May 15, 2013 • Events, No Digest • 3 Comments


    On May 15, 2013 at 7:00 PM, the northern Delaware 10 mile Ride of Silence will begin at the Ed Oliver Golf Club in Wilmington.  Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor those cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.  Although cyclists have a...

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    TODAY (Tuesday): Newark Bike To Work Day

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Events, No Digest • 0 Comments

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    Use Newark Main Street’s brand new sharrows to guide your way to work – and to Newark’s Bike to Work Day - TOMORROW (May 14, 7:30–10 a.m. on the Trabant University Center patio at the corner of Delaware and South College Avenues). Speakers will be University President Patrick Harker, Delaware Secretary of Transportation Shailen Bhatt,...

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