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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

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

How far have you ridden in 2021?

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

1 Jan 1
Reply by curt(is) locke

La Crosse-Madison-Rockford Bike Tour - Memorial Day

Oh yes - I was reallllly thinking about doing this....but due to a recent injury I'm in no shape to make it happen.  I did half of this rid…

Started by Matt M. 18.5KM

6 Dec 22, 2020
Reply by SixtyTwoPercent

Truck Driver Crashes Into Cyclists, Killing 5, Outside Las Vegas

The crash happened on Thursday morning as a group of about 20 bicyclists rode on the shoulder of U.S. 95 in Clark County, just north of Sea…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Dec 11, 2020

Bicycle Related Recalls

List of recalled bike related products here. Add any others you know about. Also check for more info on many recalls; bikes…

Started by Allen Wrench

20 Dec 10, 2020
Reply by Thunder Snow

Infrastructure Can Make a Difference Between Life and Death

Before I jump into this, yes, I do very much believe we need to be careful and defensive cyclists. Some of the most helpful advice I receiv…

Started by Yasmeen

0 Dec 1, 2020



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