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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

2 on Sunday
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drawbridge coming to flyover

Started by bobweiser

0 on Sunday

Waxing your bike

Hi I was reading a book about biking that recommended waxing the frame, spokes, and chain in winter to help keep out salt and reduce rust…

Started by Brian S

2 on Sunday
Reply by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi

ratcheting shoe buckle compatibility?

Hello.  I've got a pair of Bontrager shoes (circa 2013) that are in great shape except the ratcheting buckle broke on one of the shoes.  I'…

Started by David S. Kato

0 Jan 8

Paris by Bike

Pedaling across the Seine on a sunny day is a peak experience. How did the City of Light become a city of cycles? PARIS — I used to conside…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Jan 6

How far you've ridden in 2020

Not far, just around the block.  Slippery where it wasn't shoveled well. I just wanted to be first to start this discussion.

Started by Bob Kastigar

159 Jan 4
Reply by David Barish

Winter trail and road conditions 2021

Where’s the scary ice? It’d be good to have a place to report these things, especially after snow and freezing rain. Lake Front Trail, Majo…

Started by SamK

3 Jan 3
Reply by SamK

“ The US wasn't equipped for 2020's cycling boom. Its failures stem from a century of leaving bikes behind.”

“The pandemic forced cities to remold their streets to give more room to pedestrians and bikes, but it also thrust their longstanding lack…

Started by Yasmeen

1 Jan 3
Reply by Matt M. 18.5KM

Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago

Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago Greatly reduced traffic opened up streets to cyclists like never before. Biking was a…

Started by Bob Kastigar

4 Jan 3
Reply by Patricia Unsinn

New Midnight *Merauders* bike group formed (no, not the old Midnight *Marauders* group)

Great minds think alike! There's a new Midnight *Merauders* late-night bike group in Chicago:

Started by John Greenfield

1 Jan 1
Reply by curt(is) locke


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