Bicycle racers take on a North Philly junkyard (for NewsWorks)

Each year a group cycling enthusiasts converge on a junkyard in North Philadelphia to race each other on dirt paths winding between junk cars at the annual Bilenky Cyclocross event. See the gallery with 99 scenes of this event. Continue Reading →

Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park Continue Reading →

MLK High senior serves as Philly’s ‘prison commissioner for a day’

Tyreek Stotts, an 18-year-old senior at Martin Luther King High School in West Oak Lane, was among an estimated 20 city students who participated in the annual “PAL Day at City Hall” on Friday.

But for Stotts, a Germantown resident, his day was not spent behind a desk at Broad and Market streets. Continue Reading →