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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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Months After Cyclist Killed In Irving Park, Bike Lane Remains Faded

Ald. Jim Gardiner said he's trying to get the lanes repainted, but the Department of Transportation was unresponsive. IRVING PARK — Two mon…

Started by Bob Kastigar

8 2 hours ago
Reply by David P.

What features do I need in a new bicycle?

I commute 8-10 miles a day to and from work in Chicago. I like to sit upright while riding. I'm comfortable being the slowest person in the…

Started by dav

13 on Saturday
Reply by ketoguychicago

Lakefront Trail Turned Into ‘Piles Of Asphalt’ In Places After Weekend Storm

The hardest hit areas likely won't be fixed until spring, a CDOT official said. LINCOLN PARK — Bike commuters and lakefront joggers on Chi…

Started by Bob Kastigar

8 on Friday
Reply by Mike Zumwalt

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

4 Jan 14
Reply by bobweiser

How far you've ridden in 2019

14.39 after the Unofficial CCC New Year's Day "Weather Be Damned" Ride. extrapolation for 2019: 5252.4.  :-)

Started by bobweiser

121 Jan 13
Reply by bobweiser

Oslo saw zero pedestrian and cyclist deaths in 2019. Here’s how the city did it.

Reducing the number of cars reduced the number of traffic fatalities. Oslo has managed to virtually eliminate traffic deaths by making its…

Started by Bob Kastigar

3 Jan 11
Reply by ketoguychicago

Biking Goals for 2020

What are your biking goals (big and small) for 2020?

Started by Yasmeen

6 Jan 9
Reply by Julie Aberman (Hochstadter)

Stone Free Bridge is NOW open at Lincoln and Devon.

Started by Mike Schwab

10 Jan 7
Reply by Bob Kastigar

E-Bikes and E-Scooter Rentals Won’t Be Allowed in N.Y. Anytime Soon

Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have legalized both types of transport, angering supporters of the measure. Electric-scooter ren…

Started by Bob Kastigar

16 Jan 3
Reply by ketoguychicago

Bicyclist, 61, injured in Englewood hit-and-run

The man was laying on the street next to a bike yelling for help when someone found him, police said. A 61-year-old bicyclist was injured a…

Started by Bob Kastigar

1 Jan 1
Reply by Jim Reho



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