bike commuting

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They’re out there… and they want your bike. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they are not all that motivated–and if you step up your anti-theft game, you can put the odds in your favor. Read on! Find out how to protect your wheels at our new master class, THEFTPROOF YOUR BIKE. … Continue reading

Pass the Dutchie !

OK, man, two days of Dutch Cycling workshops set against the sometimes-grim reality of Philly traffic. Sponsored by the City of Philadelphia and the Dutch Cycling Embassy. This should be pretty dang interesting. And it’s open to the public! Info HERE:

Not Everything that Spins is a Bike Wheel–more bike events

OKAY, for RECORD STORE DAY, we put our turntable and vinyl upfront, jacked into Trophy Bikes’ mobile sound system. (That’s Ella and Louis on the platter–1956, Verve Records–featured a stellar band that included Oscar Peterson, piano, Ray Brown, bass, and Buddy Rich, drums.) The front platform on our Civia Halsted cargo bike is a nice fit … Continue reading

Please read our Holiday Closing Alerts!

OKAY, sometimes you just have to use a train, plane or automobile and visit those far-flung people who claim to be your relatives!  This means that Trophy Bikes University City will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve, and reopen on Thursday, January 5th 2012! Our Northern Liberties shop (Now at 712 N. 2nd St.) will … Continue reading

Please help us celebrate our new Northern Liberties Shop/the Holidays/Etc.

Right, then, why yes, we will be having one–thank you and you’re a gentleman, you do know that, sir?   We’ll be having a little get together this coming Tuesday, 13 December, at our all-new Northern Liberties shop (712 N. 3rd St.) Please stop by between 5pm and 8-ish for a some refreshments and to … Continue reading

Franklin’s Cut — the missing link between the South Street Bridge and JFK Boulevard

OF BIKE LANES, BACK ROUTES AND BYWAYS Our Tool School Instructor, Aaron Ritz, has an incredible day job—working for the city of Philadelphia to encourage green transport as  Active Transportation Coordinator.   You may have had the pleasure of cycling along the new bike lanes on 10th and 13th Streets in Center City—a project Aaron’s been part of. … Continue reading