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Specialized “Riding for Focus” Grants – Get Pre-Qualified

The Specialized Foundation “Riding for Focus” grant program is designed to provide everything a middle school (grades 6-9) needs to get their students riding — including cycling curriculum, bikes, safety equipment, training — and more! Beyond bikes and gear, the program provides a combination of cycling, fitness, and academics — all while instilling a lifelong […]

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5 steps to get a bike train rolling at your school

Has your community found success in bicycle education this year? As part of Bike Month in May, let’s share and hear about bicycle education breakthroughs happening across the United States! View Safe Routes to School practitioners’ free recorded webinar that focuses upon lessons learned, best practices, and creative ways to increase ridership during bike month and […]

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Biking with baby

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=f1dd2670-4927-411e-8a57-f12bc11cfa80#.WwXYM1w-dBw Biking is great exercise, a fun way to enjoy the outdoors and a cheap way to get around. But biking with a baby on board requires special skills and precautions. Here’s a look at some of the things you need to know before you take your child on his or her first ride.

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Want to live longer? Bike to work

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=4c76fdbe-532d-4069-b941-8bea8989b9ca#.WsKA3NTwbRZ Extending your life might be as simple as changing your commute. A new study found that both walking and biking to work have health benefits. However, cycling can lead to dramatic decreases in cancer, heart disease and early death.    

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A wheely healthy commute: Bike to work in PA

Original source: http://www.penndot.gov/TravelInPA/RideaBike/Pages/default.aspx Biking is a healthy, accessible and affordable mode of transportation. It offers a reduced environmental footprint with no fuel expenses or parking fees, low maintenance costs, and provides a cardiovascular workout. With thousands of miles of bicycle routes and increasing focus on improving bicycling safety and access in Pennsylvania, there are lots of […]

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