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Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee DiamondLatest Reply

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1993 or so Specialized stumpjumper

Hi folks, I’ve got a vintage specialized. I’d rather not see it go to the junk heap because I LOVED this bike for much of my race riding. S…

Started by Sharon O

18 4 hours ago
Reply by mark stetson

Get a clue! and a light!

I mean I can't see you as I'm riding, cars have enough trouble "seeing" us and it's not that expensive.Front and rear cat eye lights $30 I…

Started by Mike Zumwalt

65 17 hours ago
Reply by David P.

Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side

The man, 40, was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony I…

Started by Bob Kastigar

13 20 hours ago
Reply by ketoguychicago

City falls behind in expanding protections for cyclists

With the recent deaths of 3 cyclists, advocates say Chicago needs to recommit to building more protected lanes and installing side guards o…

Started by Bob Kastigar

3 yesterday
Reply by N It 2 Win It 2.0

Marginalization of Transportation Cycling

I've seen many comments on social media lately by people who've stopped riding bikes on the streets.  Here's an article by someone in SoCal…

Started by Paul Lazzaro

10 on Sunday
Reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi.

Free Weekly Giveaways - Small Shop Cycles

Small Shop Cycles & Service is running a weekly raffle on Instagram. Follow the feed and comment on the weekly raffle posts to enter to…

Started by Chris Willard

0 Nov 13

Best All-Around Bike U-Lock

As recommended by the amazing LockPickingLawyer:

Started by BruceBikes

2 Nov 13
Reply by Doug Haynes

winter bike swap

Started by TonyP

1 Nov 13
Reply by mark stetson

Cycling every street in Chicago?

A friend sent me this link showing the route of a guy who rode every street in London over a 4 year time period.  Just wondering if anyone…

Started by Gary Gilbert

1 Nov 13
Reply by mark stetson


Been riding since April 1976.  Now at 99,902 miles.  90% of this on Lake Front Trail.  Is there anyone out there also approaching this mile…

Started by Jonathan Gottlieb

6 Nov 13
Reply by mark stetson


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