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Bicycle racers take on a North Philly junkyard

 Each year a group cycling enthusiasts converge on a junkyard in North Philadelphia to race each other on dirt paths winding between junk cars at the annual Bilenky Cyclocross event.

Participants race on all sorts of bikes, including homemade “funnies,” over a course that takes them under, over and around vehicles parked on the junkyard. The venue is between the railroad tracks and the bicycle factory of Bilenky Cycle Works in North Philadelphia.

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Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]



The 2014 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is a rough, but inspiring ride for the riders with one young local race team.

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park

See here a photo slideshow of some of the events leading up to and including the 10lap/120mile race on Sunday when the team of young riders takes on the 17% gradient of the “Manayunk Wall”.

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2013 PIAA AA Football State Championship [VIDEO/PHOTOS]

Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey PA – December 15, 2013; The Imhotep Panthers are defeated in the PIAA AA State Championship by the South Fayette Lions.

This video is produced as part of a story by Brian Hickey with photos by Brad Larrison on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org: “Imhotep Panthers outmatched in state championship-football game”

Also: Check my gallery with 14 photos of the 2013 PIAA AA State championship here