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2021 - Biking News

US wasn't ready for 2020 cycling boom!

Posted 1/12/2021

Bicycling first boomed back in the 1890s. In 2020 the boom returned again when COVID-19 hit. Cities from Oakland to Philadelphia scrambled to meet the needs of a public abruptly uprooted from its daily routine. Taking advantage of a steep drop-off in car traffic, transportation departments began closing streets to give people more space to roam while designating temporary bike lanes to accommodate a pandemic-era surge in cycling. 

Check out the full article: HISTORY: How bikes got sidelined from American streets - Business Insider 

Tips to Keep Biking into Fall

Posted 11/18/2020

For those of you who picked up biking for the first time or returned after a long hiatus this summer, the thought of braving colder weather while riding might feel intimidating. Now that fall is officially here, People For Bikes is offering six tips to help riders bike confidently during the fall weather.

https://peopleforbikes.org/blog/six-tips-to-carry-your-summer-biking-habit-into-fall/

Wabash Cannonball Trail Expansion

Posted 9/25/2020

The North Fork of the Wabash Cannonball Trail is now six miles longer! The expansion starts from just outside of Oak Openings Preserve and extends west to St. Rt. 109 near the village of Delta.

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New Bike Lanes on Kilburn

Posted 9/16/2020

The first phase of the new bike lanes on Kilburn Rd. in Richfield Twp. have been completed. The new lanes start at the Secor Metropark entrance on Central Ave. and continue to Sylvania Ave. with plans to eventually reach the existing bike path on Sylvania-Metamora.

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