Stricklander highlights some of the best outdoor adventures, unique places and history in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and beyond.

Water Sports

Scudders Throwdown Hoedown

2009 Scudders Throwdown Hoedown Rodeo

A talented band of boaters threw down some great moves at Scudders Jersey Wave. Great fun was had by all. Thanks to Melissa M. and Bob N. for hosting the event.

Transporting kayak with a bicycle trailer

Transporting Two Kayak with a Bicycle Trailer

Ride to your favorite whitewater play spot with a Bicycle Trailer.

Kayaking the Tohickon Creek

The Tohickon Creek is a favorite of whitewater kayaker in Southeast Pennsylvania.

Conchockon Whitewater Kayak Park in Philadelphia

Could the Removal of the Plymouth Dam in Conshohocken, PA Create a Whitewater Kayaking Park?

Currently, just below the Plymouth Dam (above the Fayette Street Bridge) there are some interesting whitewater features that will be effectived by the the removal of the Plymouth Dam in Conshohoken, PA.

River Boarding the Tohickon

River Boarding the Tohickon Creek

River Boarding has nothing to do with tubing, and no one should think that they can tube the Tohickon Creek (you will get hurt). Here of some pictures of Jamie River Boarding the Tohickon Creek.

 

Cross Country Skiing

Cross Country Ski Guide to Northeastern United StatesCross Country Skiing

New York-Adirondacks Cascade XC Center

New Hampshire-Jackson Ski Touring Foundation

Pennsylvania - Valley Forge National Park

Bicycling

Bicycle Music Videos

Select Bicycle and Bicycling Music Videos

Music videos from: Alex Marco - "The Bike", Skylar Grey and Eminem - C"mon Let Me Ride", Rob Cantor - "Old Bike", Microorchestra - "Bicycle, AEOP Music "Music from My Bicycle", Muygo's HiFi - "Bike Ride Ft Pupajin", The Cool Kids - "Black Mags", Miss Gulch, the Decemberists - Apology Song, Tom Waits - "Broken Bicycles", Beenie Man - "Bicycle Man", MC Allez - "Le Velo", Radici Nel Cemento - La Bicicletta", Matt Willis - "Crash" featuring "Mr Bean", Prvesh Sunker - "Nana Riding Bicycle", Wax - "Two Wheels", Frank Zappa plays a "Bicycle" the Steve Allen Show, From the Movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - "Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head", Fossil Fool - "Funky Quadricycle", SF Bicycle Music Festival - "Power to the Pedal", Sungha Jung - "Riding a Bicycle"

Sly Fox Cyclocross Race

Sly Fox Brewery Cyclocross Race 2014

Footage from the Elite Men, Sport Mens and Costume Race

Video of installing a tubular tire onto a Bicycle Wheel

How to Mount a Tubular Tire onto a Bicycle Wheel without a Mess

These videos show you how to mount a tubular tire onto a bicycle wheel without getting covered with glue. Few mechanics know the ancient craft of gluing a tubular tire onto a bicycle wheel.

Bicycle Safety Video "One Got Fat"

"One Got Fat"
Bicycle Safety
Video

This old school bicycle safety video with kids dressed as monkeys is a lot of fun. After watching this video you have to ask yourself, "Which one of these characters have I been riding with?"

Freedom Valley Bicycle Trail

New Section of Schuylkill River Bicycle Trail: Oaks to Port Providence, Montgomery County PA

This section of the Schylkill River Bicycle Trail was opened in Spring of 2008. This section of trail is west of Valley Forge National Park and intersects with Perkiomen Park and Schuylkill Canal Park.

Classic Schwin Tandem

Classic Bicycles

A collection of old school bicycles from Balloon Tire, Racing, Touring and the unusual.

Start of Philadelphia to Atlantic City Race

Bicycling Racing in Philadelphia in 1930 and 1931

During the great decline of bicycling after the First World War it was this group of riders that kept the spirit of bicycling alive in Philadelphia, PA region.

 

Nature

Video of installing a tubular tire onto a Bicycle Wheel

Sights and Sounds Along the Schuylkill Canal in August 2009

Enjoy the sights and sound of Great Blue Heron, butterflies, cicadas and fish along the Schuylkill Canal in Mont Clare, PA.