Its streets are so steep, one of them is nicknamed “the Wall” and that makes the snow especially challenging.
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.
There will be a number of bus detours around the course, so getting there could also be a challenge for spectators.
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.
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.
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.
For the first time since 1985, there will not be a pro cycling race in Philadelphia the first weekend in June.
The Philadelphia International Cycling Championship had the usual hold-your-breath finish on the Ben Franklin Parkway on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Everyone is ready for Philadelphia’s 27th annual pro-cycling race this morning.