More than 2,200 people signed our petition last year calling for a return of the annual summer bike race through Philadelphia—and it worked.
As reported by Philly Voice on Thursday, the race will return in 2018 after being cancelled in 2017 due to monetary problems. It’ll still be a part of the International Cycling Union Tour men’s and women’s races, but will have a new name: The Independence Classic.
As noted in the story, the Bicycle Coalition’s efforts to bring the race back for 2018 were heard loud and clear. “The PICC is a terrific event that draws tourists and