I Like Bikes

Meet the Man Responsible for Those Decorated Bikes All Over Downtown

Dr. Nik is a celebration of life on two wheels.

05/02/2019 By Isaac Eger

Stayin' Alive

Florida Is the Deadliest State in the Nation for Bicyclists. An Expert Tells Us Why

In 2016, 138 cyclists in Florida were killed in vehicle crashes—the highest per-capita number of fatalities of any state in the nation.

05/01/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My Digital Ride

Is the $2,000 Peloton Bike Actually Worth It?

And can it beat fresh-air cycling?

05/01/2019 By Isaac Eger

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

BMX

Sarasota BMX Celebrates 45 Years

The organization will hold a full day of anniversary activities this Saturday, April 6.

04/03/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Bike Rack Maker Partners With Pro Cycling Team

The Bradenton company SeaSucker recently partnered with the Dutch World Tour cycling team Jumbo Visma.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Legacy Trail Extension Wins Approval

Sarasota County voters on Tuesday passed a measure that will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Transportation

New Map Shows How to Get Around Downtown Without a Car

Sarasota's Maria Haber recently created a new map highlighting ways to get around downtown Sarasota without using a car.

05/30/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Electric Bike Store Opens

Pedego bikes have motors that help riders cruise distances of 20 to 60 miles without growing tired and sweaty.

11/01/2017 By staff

Sports tourism

BMX Track Hosts State Tournament

Sarasota BMX is hosting the largest BMX event in Florida in 2017, the SSA Florida Cup Series Finals.

05/15/2017 By staff

Walk This Way

North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton Ranks No. 10 in the Country for Pedestrian Danger

And Florida accounts for more pedestrian deaths than any other state.

01/11/2017 By Jasmine Respess

Pedal!

We Tried It: BMX

Testing out Sarasota BMX's new multimillion-dollar facility.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Sports

BMX World Cup First Major Event at Revamped Sarasota Track

The world’s best BMX racers, including newly crowned Olympic champions, will race for the World Cup title at the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.

10/03/2016 Research by staff

Sports

BMX Track Grand Opening This Saturday

Sarasota County is celebrating the grand opening of the BMX track at the Sarasota County Youth Athletic Complex on Saturday, Aug. 27.

08/23/2016 Research by staff

Where Eagles Dare

What It's Like to Ride an Olympics BMX Course

Olympic champions competing in Rio were training at Sarasota's BMX track last week. We decided to join them.

08/18/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Sports

Tickets Now Available for BMX World Cup

Tickets for the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup, scheduled for Oct. 8-9, are now on sale at the event's new website. Prices range from $15 to $135.

06/16/2016 Research by staff

Off the Clock

MagnifyGOOD's Sam Stern on How a Bicycle Saved His Life

Sam Stern bikes for a good cause.

04/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Get Wild

20 Great Local Outdoor Adventures

Hike! Bike! Paddle! Camp!

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Breezy Rider

Is it Safe to Bike in Sarasota?

Despite its biker-friendly topography, Sarasota can be a dangerous place for pedalers.

04/05/2016 By Isaac Eger