Looks like Manayunk will get a bike race in 2013 after all.
According to Philly.com, Congressman Bob Brady announced that the Philly Cycling Classic, which will be organized by "a team of sports event professionals" will be held in Manayunk this year.
“The Mayor has called for a premier cycling event and the team we have pulled together intends to deliver nothing less for the City of Philadelphia in 2013,” Brady said in a statement. “As long as there is a Wall in Manayunk there will be a world class cycling event in Philadelphia.”
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