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National Bike Month and Bike Month Challenge

NATIONAL BIKE MONTH

May is National Bike Month, promoted by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more folks to giving biking a try…

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It’s the Bike Month Challenge!

This May is all about sharing your love of biking. Join forces with others to ride in teams, encourage new riders, climb leaderboards and even win prizes like a new bike worth $1,500!

Once you’ve registered, create or join a team and hop on your bike. Go team!

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Get Involved in Florida Bicycle Month and TPA Florida Bicycle Month Ride 2022

Get Involved in Florida Bicycle Month 2022

Florida Bicycle Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage everyone to give bicycling a try. There are many ways to get involved: join our TPA ride, watch webinars, get your municipality to sign a proclamation or organize your own ride!

TPA Florida Bicycle Month Ride

Join our Annual Florida Bicycle Month Ride on March 11! Celebrate Florida Bicycle Month with a 3.2-mile scenic ride in downtown West Palm Beach. No bike? No problem! BrightBike, courtesy of Brightline, will be providing bikes for the ride. Please let us know you need one by registering! Check out the route flyer here…

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What is the Difference Between Biking and Cycling?

Bicycle aficionado or not, you’ve probably encountered the terms ‘biking’ and ‘cycling’ many times. Biking and cycling normally involves the same thing – a bicycle. If these two words supposedly have interchangeable meanings, then why do some people prefer to use one over the other? In this article, we break down the differences and put iron out the confusion once and for all!

Biking is an activity that involves a bicycle. You can ride the bike on a road, bike path, a mountain trail, or rough terrain. Some use the term “biking” to refer specifically to a mountain biking context, and it is often associated with riding a heavy duty bicycle on rougher terrain…

Cycling professionals usually use both of these words depending on the context. Cyclists and bikers can both ride bicycles, but what about other cycle types like unicycles and tricycles? Before we talk about the different ways these two words are used, let us first take a brief look at the history of the bicycle….

Cycling is an activity that involves a two-wheeled bicycle, unicycle, or tricycle, either for recreation, as a sport or as a mode of transportation. The following are some popular forms of cycling…

With the given definitions, it seems as though biking and cycling almost have the same meaning. However, there are subtle differences between the usage of the two words…

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Help Shape the Future of Cycling and Walking in Delray Beach

Calling all Delray Beach bicyclists… Please help shape the future of cycling and walking in Delray Beach by taking this city survey… CLICK HERE!

For more info, visit https://walkbikedelraybeach.com/

The purpose of this project is to develop a citywide Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan based on a collaborative and inclusive planning process that reflects the needs and desires of the community. An overarching project goal is to integrate bicycle and pedestrian modes as part of the City’s overall mobility strategy. This Master Plan will serve as a blueprint for the City of Delray Beach to create a robust, safe, comfortable, and convenient network of bicycle facilities and sidewalk network throughout the city as well as provide connectivity to regional non-motorized transportation network.

The development of a Master Plan (Plan) is a result of a collaborative, consensus-building process.

Go to https://walkbikedelraybeach.com/

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Electric Bike Sale and Rentals in Delray Beach

Electric Bike Sale and Rentals in Delray Beach – Now Available!

Electric Bikes – fast & powerful motorized bikes.

Richwagen’s Bicycle Shop is family owned and operated which has been serving the Delray Beach community for over 57 years. Ride in style with electric bikes. We have Electra and Biria electric bikes for sale and for rent. CALL 561-272-BIKE. #electrabicycles #rideinstyle #supportlocal

The world deserves a better e-bike and Electra has cracked the code, combining comfort, stability and performance in one stylish package. Whether you’re a casual rider, a commuter or more of an adventurer, our high-quality, easy-to-ride Go! e-bikes fit perfectly into your lifestyle. Ready? Where will you Go!

For those looking to explore more, ride farther and climb hills faster. The Townie Path Go! 10D EQ is the e-biker’s e-bike, combining versatility, technology and style into the next evolution of e-bikes…

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Biria Bikes is a US based company committed to giving everyone the ultimate comfort and quality in riding bicycles. Biria Bikes USA was born in 2002 with the desire to bring bicycles to North America that captured the same spirit embodied in the most popular models being ridden all across Europe…

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Cycling is regarded as one of the healthiest activities you can do – it can improve your fitness, fortify your immunity and boost your sense of wellbeing, among a host of other health benefits.

But are electric bikes health benefits the same? E-bikes sometimes get a bad rub of the green, with some arguing that you don’t get enough exercise to achieve these the same benefits when riding one. But that’s simply not true!

Here are our top 9 health benefits that you can look forward to if you start using an e-bike more often…

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Electric Bike Sale and Rentals in Delray Beach

Richwagen’s Delray Bike & Sport Come check out these sweet ELECTRIC bicycles we’ve got on SALE or for rent! CALL 561-272-BIKE.

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6 Tips to Start Bicycling and Enjoy the Ride – Local Bicycle Races and Events – Things to do in Delray Beach

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Things to do in Delray Beach

I fell head over heels in love with Delray Beach. It’s the perfect beach town with it’s own style and vibe that’s hard to find elsewhere. From sandy toes to boutiques and art galleries, there are so many things to do in Delray Beach!

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Zen Your Commute: 6 Tips to Start Bicycling and Enjoy the Ride

Every weekday morning, I set off from my back gate on my bicycle, pushing away from the safe shore of home and entering the unpredictable current of urban life. Every morning, I look forward to the adventure.

Over the course of the ride to work, I watch the city wake up. I feel the particular nuances of the day’s weather—perhaps humid, with a storm building over the mountains, or maybe a faintly warm breeze crosscuts the morning chill, carrying a hint of spring…

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Local Bicycle Races and Events – Delray Beach Run/Cycle Community Resource Directory

Sign up to receive Delray Beach racing news and the MyRaces web app, used by Delray Beach runners and cyclists to track their race itinerary, results, personal records, and goals…

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Delray Beach Water Sports Rentals has the right water sports toys for you! The best part is all the equipment is located directly on the sandy beach daily “No waiting for deliveries” It’s all handpicked to be user-friendly and fun.

You couldn’t ask for a better location for renting water sports on the Atlantic Ocean, and Delray Beach offers some of the nicest wide sandy beaches and warm waters to do it. Without a doubt, fun in the sun and surf is ready and waiting for you at Delray Beach Water Sports Rentals.

Call Delray Beach Water Sports at (561) 279-0008

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Take the National Bike Challenge

Come on Everybody! Let’s Ride!

The National Bike Challenge is back.

Sign up for the National Bike Challenge and discover what people across the USA did during NBC 2018 – it’s a BLAST!

Last year over 40,000 new and existing riders enjoyed taking part. It’s a great way to challenge yourself, your colleagues, and your community to ride. Whether you’re in it to win, or simply enjoy riding with friends, there is something for everyone during this year’s National Bike Challenge! Sign up today and support a more healthier, more sustainable, and bike-friendly USA…

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Bike Rentals for the Whole Family

How to Bike Ride as a Family

Bike riding together as a family is a great way to bond outdoors and makes exercise fun for all. Learning how to get your kids off on the right foot, or pedal, is time and energy well spent.

When starting out, keep the end in mind. In this case, your goal is a child who says something like, “This is fun!” The goal is not distance, speed, endurance or perfect technique. The goal is just fun, even if it means frequent stops and snacks, so that they’re eager to participate the next time around…

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Cycling with Young Kids

“How do I get my child started in cycling?” It’s one of the first questions bike-riding parents ask.

Happily, kids and bikes seem to be drawn together by a natural kind of magnetism. By following the tips outlined in this article, you can quickly strengthen that bond into a lifelong pursuit…

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Bike rentals available for the whole family at Richwagen’s Bike and Sport! CALL us at 561-272-BIKE.

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Cycling for Health and Fitness

Cycling – Health Benefits

Cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults. It is also fun, cheap and good for the environment.

Riding to work or the shops is one of the most time-efficient ways to combine regular exercise with your everyday routine. An estimated one billion people ride bicycles every day – for transport, recreation and sport.

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30 Great Benefits of Cycling

Riding bikes boosts your brainpower, relationships, health and happiness.

Whether it’s to boost your fitness, health or bank balance, or as an environmental choice, taking up bicycle riding could be one of the best decisions you ever make.

Not convinced? Here are 30 reasons to ride a bike, spread across improving your health, happiness and relationships…

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Richwagen’s Delray Bike and Sport

Rental reservations for the Holidays are filling up quickly! Reserve now. CALL 561-272-BIKE.