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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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Kevin Clark, ‘School of Rock’ actor and drummer, killed riding bicycle in Avondale

Kevin Clark, who played drummer Freddy “Spazzy McGee” Jones in “School of Rock” and was still playing with a Chicago-area band, was being r…

Started by Bob Kastigar

12 yesterday
Reply by John Greenfield

Truck Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Is Sentenced to 40 Years

Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, p…

Started by Bob Kastigar

1 yesterday
Reply by Anne Alt

New Year New Rides

I am thinking about maybe starting a couple of social rides to try to reconnect with old friends and make news ones. I'm seeking input and…

Started by ______ido______

0 on Monday

Weber Spur: any update?

May 26th marks the 6-year anniversary of a meeting held on the north side to explore this bike path.  This had the support of the local ald…

Started by Bob Kastigar

5 Jun 2
Reply by MagMileMarauder

Portugal Is Riding a Boom in Bicycles

To meet a jump in demand, the country’s bike-making industry is building new factories, hiring workers, and dealing with parts shortages. V…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Jun 2

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

50 Jun 1
Reply by curt(is) locke

Cycling to Kenosha

Hi, I was looking at the thread on bicyling to Milwaukee and noticed that many of the posts go back nearly a decade.  I'd like to ride from…

Started by Radfahrer

7 May 29
Reply by Bob Kastigar

Bicyclist struck by vehicle, critically injured, in Little Village

A man was struck by a vehicle as he rode his bicycle Wednesday morning in Little Village on the Southwest Side. The man, who is between 25…

Started by Bob Kastigar

2 May 29
Reply by curt(is) locke

Wheel Building 101 - Spoke Calculations

These tools for spoke calculations are also available: Damon Rinard's Spocalc on Harris Cyclery's website. DT Swiss' spoke calculator ...an…

Started by Matt M. 18.5KM

8 May 27
Reply by Matt M. 18.5KM

Whatever happened to the Southside Velodrome ?

https://www.wbez.org/stories/whats-that-building-the-abandoned-south-chicago-velodrome/fcdd1e93-fb29-4515-886a-5e6c11fcf7a8?utm_source=News

Started by Greg Valent

2 May 17
Reply by Greg Valent

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