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How to Shop Small Business Saturday on Route 1

Here’s a two-fer: Get your loved ones a present while helping support small businesses along the Route 1 corridor. Now in its eighth year, Small Business Saturday, which takes place this Saturday, Nov. 24,  is designed to promote local shops … Continue reading

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Inside Route 1’s Hard-Core Biking Culture

Bicyclists on the Route 1 corridor have several options for weekly group rides, thanks to two local bike shops: Proteus Bicycles in College Park and Arrow Bicycle in Hyattsville. College Park’s Proteus Bicycles, soon moving to a new location near … Continue reading

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Annual Cyclocross Puts Hyattsville on the Map

The annual Hyattsville Cyclocross race will bring hundreds of competitive bicyclists to the area this weekend. The 11th annual event, held on Sunday, Sept. 30, is expected to draw at least 700 bicyclists from around the East Coast to Magruder … Continue reading

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Why Route 1 Needs an Official ‘Ale Trail’

From South Hyattsville to College Park, Route 1 has two things going for it that could be combined into a new attraction: beer and bike trails. As it happens, several existing and planned venues not far from the Rhode Island Avenue … Continue reading

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Route 1 Corridor Preps for Bike to Work Day

Residents in communities along the Route 1 corridor will mark D.C.’s annual Bike to Work Day on Friday as the area grows more bike-friendly. Three new Capital Bikeshare locations along Route 1 will open that morning at the entrance to Riverdale Park … Continue reading

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How Route 1 Became a Bike Haven

Route 1 has become a great place for bicycling, with shops, trails, bike-sharing stations and strong local support. There are several locally owned bike shops: Hyattsville’s Arrow Bicycle, College Park Bicycles and Proteus Bicycles. And the Mount Rainier Bike Co-op offers free workshops on bicycle … Continue reading

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Why Hyattsville Needs Capital Bikeshare

Bike-sharing is coming to Prince George’s County, but not yet Hyattsville. Capital Bikeshare will install docking stations in College Park by early next spring under a deal signed by the city and the university. That follows new stations in Takoma … Continue reading

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An Interview with Arrow Bicycle

Arrow Bicycle is one of the most interesting shops in downtown Hyattsville. Though small, the locally owned shop has a good selection of gear and is listed on the League of American Bicyclists as a “bicycle-friendly business.” The Hyattsville Wire … Continue reading

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