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Go left of parking buses

I'm so tired of seeing bikers try to out-right a bus that's heading to a bus stop where they can get squooshed (a good bus driver will typi…

Started by SlowCoachOnTheRoad

3 Nov 29, 2019
Reply by N It 2 Win It 2.0

Recycling old helmets

FYI https://helmets.org/recycle.ht I guess I'll do what that article recommends: -Trash the strap -Recycle the plastic shell and strap lock…

Started by SlowCoachOnTheRoad

0 Nov 28, 2019

Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side

The man, 40, was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony I…

Started by Bob Kastigar

26 Nov 23, 2019
Reply by curt(is) locke

City falls behind in expanding protections for cyclists

With the recent deaths of 3 cyclists, advocates say Chicago needs to recommit to building more protected lanes and installing side guards o…

Started by Bob Kastigar

8 Nov 21, 2019
Reply by Bob Kastigar

1993 or so Specialized stumpjumper

Hi folks, I’ve got a vintage specialized. I’d rather not see it go to the junk heap because I LOVED this bike for much of my race riding. S…

Started by Sharon O

19 Nov 20, 2019
Reply by Sharon O

Get a clue! and a light!

I mean I can't see you as I'm riding, cars have enough trouble "seeing" us and it's not that expensive.Front and rear cat eye lights $30 I…

Started by Mike Zumwalt

65 Nov 19, 2019
Reply by David P.

Marginalization of Transportation Cycling

I've seen many comments on social media lately by people who've stopped riding bikes on the streets.  Here's an article by someone in SoCal…

Started by Paul Lazzaro

10 Nov 16, 2019
Reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi.

Free Weekly Giveaways - Small Shop Cycles

Small Shop Cycles & Service is running a weekly raffle on Instagram. Follow the feed and comment on the weekly raffle posts to enter to…

Started by Chris Willard

0 Nov 13, 2019

Best All-Around Bike U-Lock

As recommended by the amazing LockPickingLawyer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_9x9iiJ_Z0

Started by BruceBikes

2 Nov 13, 2019
Reply by Doug Haynes

Cycling every street in Chicago?

A friend sent me this link showing the route of a guy who rode every street in London over a 4 year time period.  Just wondering if anyone…

Started by Gary Gilbert

1 Nov 13, 2019
Reply by mark stetson

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