Francisville: Kayuh Bicycles’ Hybrid Shop Serves As Community Space

Francisville: Kayuh Bicycles’ Hybrid Shop Serves As Community Space

On the corner of 19th and Girard streets, there is a mural of an individual riding a bright orange bike zooming passed cars. The mural reads “Kayuh: You’ll get there faster.” Kayuh means “pedal” in Malaysian. Izzat Rahman, who is from Malaysia, opened Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe in June 2012. The shop offers a range […]

 By Liam McKenna and Kenny Thapoung

Hunting Park: Bike Shop Provides Convenience to Community

Hunting Park: Bike Shop Provides Convenience to Community

Simple Cycle, located at 4455 N. Sixth St., offers the community affordable used bikes to cruise through the neighborhood streets and around the 87 acres of open space in Hunting Park. Shop owner Daniel Helms said he based his organization on his passion for bicycles and his devotion to his religion – primarily the service […]