Manayunk Wall

(credit: Tim Jimenez)

Hundreds Compete In Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

It was bike race day on Sunday and the weather couldn’t be better for the thousands of spectators and the hundreds of the best cyclists in the world competing in the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.


(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.


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

Hundreds Line Race Route At Philly Cycling Classic

Sunday was race day in Philadelphia. Cyclists from all over the world took to the famous Manayunk Wall for the annual Philly Cycling Classic as hundreds cheered them on along their way.


Race organizers and riders at Winnie's Le Bus on the race route

Men, Women Riders On Equal Ground At Philly Cycling Classic

It’s different from years’ past, but once again the Philly Cycling Classic focuses equally on men’s and women’s teams, with equal prize money and separate races.


(credit: Pat Loeb)

Snow Makes Getting Around In Manayunk Difficult To Impossible

Its streets are so steep, one of them is nicknamed “the Wall” and that makes the snow especially challenging.


(credit: John McDevitt)

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.


(File photo: the 2011 Philadelphia bike race.)

SEPTA Prepares Special Services For Philadelphia Bicycle Race Day

There will be a number of bus detours around the course, so getting there could also be a challenge for spectators.


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.


(credit: John Ostapkovich)

2013 Philadelphia Bike Race Set To Go With New Route

Philadelphia’s annual professional bicycle event has a new lease on life, and a whole new look, months after a previous sponsor didn’t renew.


(Credit: KYW Staff)

Mayor Nutter: Philadelphia Bike Race Will Return In 2014

Mayor Michael Nutter vows to work for the return of professional cycling to Philadelphia next year despite this year’s cancellation of a race held in the city for almost three decades.


(credit KYW Newsradio Staff)

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.


(credit KYW Newsradio Staff)

Another Exciting Finish To Philadelphia Bike Race

The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.


(Race Announcer Michael Aisner with rider Michael Chauner - Credit: Steve Tawa)

This Year’s Philadelphia International Cycling Championship Includes More Americans

This year’s Philadelphia International Cycling Championship is set for Sunday on a race course that includes the Ben Franklin Parkway, Kelly Drive, and up through the Manayunk section of town.


(Credit: KYW Staff)

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.’