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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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How far you've ridden in 2021

23.4 after the Weather Be Damned ride. extrapolation for 2021: 8541! Bob Kastigar you did the same thing as last year? i'm open to someone…

Started by bobweiser

80 7 hours ago
Reply by Brett Miller

First, I Cried. Then, I Rode My Bike.

I Can’t Escape Grief but Riding My Bike Certainly Helps A very interesting article, worth a read.

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 yesterday

Free kids Kozie Prery Hat

Free - Giving away our very well loved Kozie Prery hat from the wonderful Erin Rensink. Doesn’t fit my 2 year olds anymore. Cross posted. P…

Started by Julie Aberman (Hochstadter)

0 on Friday

Suggestions for ebike conversion

I'd like to convert one of my bikes to an ebike. Don't want to do it myself, so looking for recommendations on people/shops that are willin…

Started by The Korn

3 Nov 17
Reply by Eric R

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Back of the Yards

The man was riding on the street in the 700 block of West 52nd Street when a driver struck him and fled, police said. By Sun-Times Wire Nov…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Nov 15

Solid red signal is out at Milwaukee/Des Plaines/Kinzie

Hey all - I noticed the past three days (not today, b/c I'm WFH today) that the solid red to turn from southbound Milwaukee onto eastbound…

Started by Shirlee Berman

0 Nov 11

A dog ran into me.

I was riding thru Elgin, along Bluff City Rd.. an unleashed dog ran from his owner and knocked me off my bike. Off duty cop was there in a…

Started by alan miller

4 Nov 9
Reply by alan miller

Bicyclist seriously injured after struck by van in Streeterville

The man, 32, was hit by a Honda van in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive about 8:35 p.m., police said. A bicyclist was seriously inju…

Started by Bob Kastigar

2 Oct 29
Reply by John Greenfield

Stolen ambulance hits bicyclist

Stolen ambulance hits bicyclist, parked vehicles before driver was arrested A woman is accused of stealing a Chicago Fire Department ambula…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Oct 14

15-year-old boy shot while riding bike in Gage Park

Someone in a dark-colored sedan fired at the teen in the 5300 block of South Albany Avenue. A 15-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounde…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Oct 13


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