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BiKE Broward
Thursday, 28 July 2011 08:13

Here is a cool site for all you bike afficianados out there. Check out BiKE Broward.

 
West Broward Bicycle Center
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 17:58

In business since 1998, West Broward Bicycle Center will take care of your bike and make sure you are on your way to riding around Urban Sawgrass, Markham Park or down A1A along Fort Lauderdale Beach.

 
Cycling in the neighborhood
Sunday, 17 July 2011 14:20

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Have you noticed how many cyclists ride through our neighborhood on Saturdays and Sundays? I see hundreds of them in different size groups heading up and down Panther Parkway. The roads for the cyclists are not always safe though and Sunrise Mayor Mike Ryan decided that it's time to improve the conditions. No word yet on what the Mayor is working on or when the ideas will be released or whether they will ever be implemented, but it's good to know that cyclists are welcome here.

Urban Sawgrass is not just favorite of the cyclists. Many mountain bikers have made Markham Park their second home. With excellent novice, intermediate and expert trails, mountain biking is a favorite activity at the park. Whatever trail you choose, you are guaranteed to have a blast.

With so many riders in the neighborhood, you bet there have to be some bike shops.  You'll find 3 between Markham Park and Hiatus Road, all along SR84/I595 on the south side.

Alex's Pro Bicycle Shop

11466 W State Road 84, Davie, FL

(954) 990-0836

 

West Broward Bicycle Center
13610 W State Road 84, Davie, FL
(954) 424-9394

Protech Bicycle Shop

972 W. State Road 84, Sunrise, FL

(954) 533-2675

 

 
South Florida Bike Club
Tuesday, 05 April 2011 08:09

South Florida Bike Club members are "friendly non hard-core bikers". Both road cycling and mountain biking fans are welcome to join. Everybody is welcome to join. Check out their Meetup.com page for more info and latest events. Here, I will list only the events held around our neighborhood.

Early morning trail ride: 

  • When: Wednesdays Time: 7:45am Where: Markham Park, 16001 West SR 84, just down the road from our neighborhood.

Spring Forward Ride:

  • When: Thursdays Time: 5:45am Where: Publix Parking Lot, 13700 West SR 84

Please check with the club for the most up to date info on rides, dates, and times. Not responsible for out-dated listings.

 


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