Julian Hamer

Parkside: Philly Pumptrack Changing Philadelphia’s Youth Cycling Culture One Ride At A Time

Parkside: Philly Pumptrack Changing Philadelphia’s Youth Cycling Culture One Ride At A Time

Ahmad Elam was like most other 13-year-old boys in his Parkside neighborhood a few months ago. “When I was at home with my friends and we were bored and didn’t have nothing to do,” said Elam. “So one day, we came here and started riding.” Here is the Philly Pumptrack. A pumptrack is a bike […]

 By Francis Hilario

Roxborough: Organization Pedals to Raise Awareness on Affordable Housing

Roxborough: Organization Pedals to Raise Awareness on Affordable Housing

[vimeo 49610519] Bike & Build, a cross-country cycling organization, celebrates its 10th  anniversary this year. Located in Roxborough, the organization combines the concepts of raising awareness for affordable housing, getting young adults involved in the cause and cross-country cycling. Inspired by the now-discontinued Habitat Bicycle Challenge sponsored by Habitat for Humanity, Bike & Build founder Marc […]