Entries by Keri

Cycle Chick ride to Sundew Gardens

Yesterday, a small group of us rode to Sundew Gardens for a workshop on chicken farming: Chickens for the Central Florida Homestead. The City of Orlando just launched a pilot program to allow residents to keep hens in back yard coops. I don’t have a back yard (at the moment) but I’ve been curious about raising chickens. […]

Join us for the Mayor’s Ride

The CyclingSavvy team will be riding with the Mayor again this year. As we did last year, we will lead a group from the Cady Way Trailhead at Fashion Square to the ride start in College Park. To join the ride, meet us in the trailhead parking lot and have your bike ready to ride at 7AM. If you’re […]

You Can’t Bring that Bike in Here!

Tom Snyders, The Bicycling Comedian, is coming to town! “You Can’t Bring that Bike in Here!” is a one-hour, one-man show about Tom’s 25 years on the road, traveling to all of his comedy performances by bicycle. His fun mulit-media show features video clips and photos from his years on the bike. Enjoy a touring cyclist’s […]

Bike Lane Law Update: What it Means

As a product of this year’s legislative session, there has been a change in the language of the far right/mandatory bike lane law. The change “clarifies situations in which a bicyclist is not required to ride in the marked bicycle lane (if the roadway is marked for bicycle use) or as close as practicable to […]

No Artificial Limits

You may recall, last year I posted a trailer for Ride with Larry, along with a Kickstarter link to help fund the documentary project. Our very own John Alexander, who also has Parkinson’s, went to South Dakota and participated in the last day of Larry’s ride. He shared his story about that ride, here. Another local connection — Larry […]

The Pioneer of Women’s Specific Bicycles

Twenty-three years ago, my 4’10” girlfriend wanted a road bike. After much research, she found Terry Bicycles and bought the one with the 700C wheel in the back and 24″ in the front. It was the only adult bike she could find that fit her. If not for Georgena Terry, she may have been stuck with a child’s […]

Pedestrian and Bicycle Connectivity Forum

I’m late getting this up. CyclingSavvy and Bike/Walk Central Florida will have tables at this event. Come visit us and find out what’s happening in Winter Park. WINTER PARK, Fla., an internationally recognized ICMA Excellence Award winner with accredited fire, police and parks & recreation agencies (April 2, 2012) – The City of Winter Park’s […]

No Excuse for Speeding

A campaign by the government of the Netherlands (Ministry of infrastructure and the environment) aimed at motorists who are speeding in the built up areas in the towns and cities of the country. The message: there is no excuse for driving faster than the limits of 30 and 50kph (18 and 31 mph) in residential […]

Salute to a Heroic Bus Operator

A driver attempting to flee after hitting a bicyclist in Bethlehem, PA was blocked by a quick-thinking bus driver. Check it out: Here’s the report from the Bethlehem Police Department blog. On 02 April 2012 at approximately 3:06 p.m., expert cyclist Frank Pavlick was struck from behind while riding across the Fahy Bridge.  Mr. Pavlick […]