The women’s race will be the featured event on Sunday.
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.
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.
The 2013 pro cycling race, with several new facets, got underway at 8:30 a.m. in Manayunk with the women’s pro race.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time since 1985, there will not be a pro cycling race in Philadelphia the first weekend in June.
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.’
Amateur riders will have an opportunity to test the race course before the pros on Sunday.
An enhanced effort to curtail drunken rowdiness will be in effect for a popular pro-cycling race in Philadelphia this weekend.
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.
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.