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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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We may be quarantined, but at least we can still watch racing

Tour de Quarantine, stages one and two:

Started by David P.

2 2 hours ago
Reply by David Barish

Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?

I noticed this on Grist this morning: Coronavirus has caused a bicycling boom in New York City I'm in Portland for several weeks (at least)…

Started by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi

34 yesterday
Reply by Anne Alt

The Low-Stress Lakefront Pandemic Cycling Route

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness, right? While the Lakefront Trail, a key commuting path for healthcare professionals and o…

Started by John Greenfield

0 yesterday

Flashback: Relive Happy First Bike Day!

Ok, life has been curtailed by a lack of lakefront path, 606, etc. but hopefully we'll come out of this healthy and back on our bikes in a…

Started by Yasmeen

0 yesterday

Is the North Branch Trail open?

Now that Chicago's lakefront is closed (and seemingly will be for a while), and neighborhood playgrounds/parks are also off-limits, I'm won…

Started by Phillip Hutchinson

3 on Friday
Reply by Joe Klonowski

Lakefront Trail Closure - Lincoln Park area

With warm weather coming this week what's going to be the best bypass of the eroded area along the lake? I'm thinking the west side of the…

Started by Tricolor

17 on Friday
Reply by David P.

Bikes in office spaces

I wanted to try to make the case for bringing bikes into the office building I work in addition to my organizations space. Has anyone every…

Started by Matt Talbert

7 on Thursday
Reply by Bob Kastigar

Please don't do Critical Mass during the pandemic. Do #CoronaMass instead.

Critical Mass rocks! But doing a big group ride during the COVID-19 crisis would be selfish and stupid. Instead, go for a solo ride, or tak…

Started by John Greenfield

0 on Thursday

John LaPlante, city’s first transportation commissioner, dies after battle with coronavirus

John LaPlante, a longtime city employee who served as the first commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation, died Saturday at…

Started by Bob Kastigar

5 on Thursday
Reply by SixtyTwoPercent

Advice on cameras

I'd like to get a camera for safety purposes and guessing there are a fair number of people on here who have them who can give advice about…

Started by Douglas Knapp

4 Mar 21
Reply by Douglas Knapp


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