Entries by Brad

Save the world. Park a bike.

  Bike/Walk Central Florida is sending out an all points bulletin for all intelligent lifeforms within blog shot. We need a few good men (and women) to help us staff the Bike Valet at the Earth Day celebration at Lake Eola. Major thanks to Cesar Cesareo of the Tour de Cure, who has agreed to […]

Volunteer for Bike Valet

The folks at Winter Garden Wheel Works need a few good hands to help with the Bike Valet at Winter Garden Bike Fest, March 24th. Bike/Walk Central Florida would like to pitch in and help, but we need volunteers to take one-hour shifts. If you haven’t been to Winter Garden lately, you’re in for a […]

Bicycle Dreams at the Garden Theatre

Join Bike/Walk Central Florida at 7 p.m., March 1st, at the Garden Theatre (160 W. Plant St. in Winter Garden, 34787)  for a the Central Florida premiere of Bicycle Dreams, the award-winning documentary chronicling the high drama, tragedy and adrenaline of Race Across America, a phenomenal 10-day sprint across the country by bicycle. This movie […]

Bike Valet Volunteers Needed

Bike/Walk Central Florida and CyclingSavvy are looking for volunteers to work the bike valet at Vegfest, Saturday, Oct. 22. We’ll be setting up around 8 a.m. And working until 6 p.m. We especially need folks in the morning and at the end of the day. Looking for folks to work one-hour shifts. Please leave a comment […]

BWCF Works with UCF PD to keep Bike Bus rolling

It was a beautiful Friday morning in April. Sgt. Troy Williamson, Community Relations Officer with the University of Central Florida Police Department was on his way to work when he saw something unusual – a squad of bicyclists, traveling two-abreast, spinning their way up University Boulevard.

It is time to get rid of bollards on our trails. Tell your story.

Bike/Walk Central Florida is collecting stories from Central Florida bicyclists who have had close encounters of the bad kind with “bollards,” those wacky, tacky, uh-oh… smacky posts used to keep cars off of trails. Based on feedback we have received from area cyclists, we are planning to work with Orange and Seminole counties to have […]

My first commute (If Darlyn can do it, I can too!)

So I figured, being a bike advocate and all, it was high time I left my car in the garage and crossed the Great Divide between Ocoee and downtown Orlando. Google Maps helped me work out the trickiest part of my route, which was the first mile, guiding me through a subdivision to avoid the […]