Bike Race

(The 2014 Philly Cycling Classic.  File photo by KYW's Tim Jimenez)

Bike Race Organizers Switching Things Up This Year

The women’s race will be the featured event on Sunday.


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27th Annual Tour De Shore Kicks Off In Philadelphia

Overcast skies didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of over 2,000 bikers helping to raise money for charities that help the children of fallen firefighters and police officers.


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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Stole 15 Bikes Following Charity Ride

Police in Philadelphia continue to search for the suspect or suspects responsible for stealing 15 bicycles following the Tour De Shore charity ride on July 28.


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Manayunk Wall Remains Key Ingredient In Philly Cycling Classic

The 2013 pro cycling race, with several new facets, got underway at 8:30 a.m. in Manayunk with the women’s pro race.


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Partying Begins Along Manayunk Wall Ahead Of Philly Cycling Classic

The Philly Cycling Classic takes place On Sunday and a popular spectator spot is along the Manayunk Wall. The celebration has all ready begun at some houses along the steep hill.



Fit Fest Kicks Off Fitness Week In Manayunk

If you want to tackle the famous Manayunk Wall a day before hundreds of pro cyclists get their chance, today is your day. Manayunk Fit Fest is taking place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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Participants Prepare For Inaugural Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic

Elite riders are stretching their legs Saturday and getting a feel for the new course to prepare for Sunday’s inaugural Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic.


Karin Bliss, a former pro rider now with Fuji Bikes, the Philadelphia-based manufacturer, introduces some of the women getting ready for Sunday's race. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Bike Race Returns To Philadelphia

The new Manayunk-focused 12-mile circuit will start and finish atop the Wall — the 17% grade side roads in the neighborhood — off Main Street.


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Organizers Cancel 2013 Philadelphia International Cycling Championship

For the first time since 1985, there will not be a pro cycling race in Philadelphia the first weekend in June.


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Stage Set For Philadelphia International Cycling Championship

Many of the top cycling teams from around the world are now rolling into Philadelphia for the ‘biggest and most prestigious one-day race in the U-S.’


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Do You Have What It Takes To Conquer The Manayunk Wall?

Amateur riders will have an opportunity to test the race course before the pros on Sunday.



A Curbside Court Returns To Manayunk This Weekend

An enhanced effort to curtail drunken rowdiness will be in effect for a popular pro-cycling race in Philadelphia this weekend.


(From Left to right) Winnie Clowry, of Winnie's LeBus Manayunk restaurant, getting tips from pro rider Michael Chauner and Dave Howard, Executive Editor at Bicycling Magazine. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Ride The Manayunk Wall Before The Pros For A Good Cause

When the big pro cycling race rolls into Philadelphia this June, the course will be open to weekend warriors and casual riders, as part of a fundraiser for the non-profit of your choice.


Police patrol the streets along the Manayunk Wall. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Added Police Presence Along ‘The Wall’ Leads To More Subdued Crowd

City and state police were out in force along the Manayunk Wall throughout the bike race to make one point clear: they wouldn’t tolerate rowdy parties or underage drinking.