It wasn’t until we spent some time in Titusville that I could see the potential for what the coming trail network can spur. Titusville is a natural jumping-off point for a number of other nature-based opportunities, as well as for aerospace-related tourism. Those who take the trails to Titusville will have more to do than just biking.
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We knew Day One would likely be the toughest; four out of shape riders riding over 50 miles in the midsummer Florida heat. Adding in the intermodal SunRail factor, and the celebratory send-off at DeBary Station required a 5:AM alarm setting and a 6:AM role out.
SunRail, built for commuters, is about to flaunt its leisure side.
August 1, four cyclists with their bikes will ride the rails from downtown Orlando to DeBary where, under a commemorative arch, they will launch the First Florida Train to Trail Tour.
As more and more people take to cycling in Florida, and as more and more learn how to drive their bicycles in a safe and law-abiding manner, a disheartening trend is starting to emerge.
Looking for a cycling event that benefits cycling? Attend the Celebration of Cycling in DeLand, the weekend of October 25, 26 and 27.
“Close the Gaps” is the new rallying cry among Central Florida trail supporters. Last summer the Florida Greenways and Trails Foundation toured the middle of the state touting the potential for a 250-mile Heart of Florida Loop, with spurs connecting to the Gulf of Mexico in Pinellas County and to the Atlantic in Brevard County. […]
Here is more information on the “I Am Traffic” Bicycle Education Colloquium coming up in February. The Agenda Saturday, February 23 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Introductions Achieving a Vision: Keri Caffrey puts cyclist education and training into the broader context of how communities can genuinely support cyclists Journeys From Home: Roger & Sharon DiBrito and […]
Since the beginning of 2007 I’ve been tracking how much money my wife and I save by biking for transportation. Everybody knows it’s expensive to operate a motor vehicle, but it’s fun to actually add it up and see how you’re doing. “Saving money” can be a complicated assessment. A very big part of how […]
Florida Bicycle Association, CommuteOrlando.com, and CyclingSavvy are proud to announce a gathering of some of the best minds in the nation in bicycle-related education and training early next year in Orlando. It’s the I Am Traffic Bicycle Education Colloquium, (What’s a colloquium? More than a meeting; not quite a conference.) February 23rd and 24th at the […]
Our friends over at reThink have modified their ride-matching system to add a “Bike Buddy” option. So now you can sign up and offer to ride along with other potential bike commuters. My suggestion for Orlando area CommuteOrlando readers: 1. Sign up at reThink here. It’s free and there’s no commitment. 2. If you’re on […]