Encouragement

October 26, 2018

National Interscholastic Cycling Association launches Florida League

No need to leave the state to go mountain biking now that the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) has launched a Florida chapter! The newly-formed Florida Interscholastic Cycling League (FL NICA) is a mountain biking league for children in grades 6-12 with the goal of encouraging more local children and families to ride bicycles. Florida’s […]
November 9, 2018

BWTB Fall Summit dives into making streets safer for everyone

Bike/Walk Tampa Bay (BWTB) held its 2018 Fall Summit on November 8. Approximately 60 stakeholders, business owners, and citizens gathered in a large meeting hall provided by the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus. Kent McWaters, Vice Chair of BWTB, welcomed everyone then turned the stage over to Secretary David Gwynn, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) […]
November 27, 2018

Fun ways to celebrate the season on two wheels!

The air is cool and a festive vibe can be found around every corner. Tampa Bay is fortunate to have so many holiday-themed bicycle rides… here are a few excuses to get out and celebrate the season! Weds. 11/28 – Temple Terrace Critical Mass Fall Ride Fri. 11/30 – Critical Mass St. Petersburg Fri. 11/30 […]
December 18, 2018

Bike Build 2018 brings bikes and smiles to local children

On Saturday, November 29, 2018 more than 1,000 volunteers gathered at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL to build bikes for Tampa Bay kids in need. Bike Build 2018, hosted by onbikes, a Tampa-based nonprofit organization, brings together volunteers each year to help carry out its mission: “every kid deserves a bike.” This year, 900 […]
January 17, 2019

Bicycle Friendly Business goes “Platinum” in St. Petersburg

The list of Bicycle Friendly Businesses continues to grow in St. Petersburg. The League of American Bicyclists (The League), the nationally-renowned organization that evaluates bicycle friendliness for businesses, universities, and communities, recently announced four additional St. Petersburg businesses have joined the Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) ranks. These four additions, including a Platinum awardee, add to […]