Photograph by Velo Steveon Flickr.
The tour begins at the Eakins Oval and travels down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway into the streets of downtown where Bike Philly
riders snake their way past city landmarks such as Reading Terminal Market the Philadelphia Mint, Penns Landing, City Hall and bike
South Street, while passing through the neighborhoods of Old City, Bike Philly Society Hill, and Chinatown before returning back to Fairmount Park. Bike Philly is a bicycle tour of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on a closed route cleared of motorized vehicular Motocross
Bike Philly 09 is scheduled for September 13, 2009.
The starting point for the tour is at the front of the Philadelphia Museum of Bike Philly Art, with rider registration and check-in held at the base of the Rocky Steps.
Once in the park riders have a choice to return to the museum area for a festival, or continue for another 10 miles touring through the extensive roadways of Fairmount Park before returning to Bike Philly the end of tour festival.
For experienced riders the tour organizers also provide additional open road low-traffic routes of 10 and 30 miles with marked route signage, stocked rest stops, and mechanical support (SAG).