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Chicago Streetsblog needs our help to hit their goal

Chicago Streetsblog has a deadline on January 1 to hit their goal of $50k to ensure a match. They still have over $4k left to raise. Could…

Started by Yasmeen

0 Dec 30, 2019

Three Floyds Warning

This is a popular destination/stop for many riders. They now require you to park your bike at the bike racks right next to the road at the…

Started by Michael Neal

34 Dec 29, 2019
Reply by DerferMark

Wells Street Green Wave

What happened here? It seems like the lights are no longer timed for the green wave. I found one comment about this question on Streetsblog…

Started by Erik Wotring

3 Dec 18, 2019
Reply by Erik Wotring

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday... bike related fundraising for a great cause!

The Chainlink racing and riding team is racing AfterGlow and is raising money for Blackstone Bicycle Works and West Town Bikes. Two great c…

Started by Yasmeen

0 Dec 2, 2019

Shout it: 2019 Santa Cycle Rampage songbook

Chicago Bike Winter presents: the 2019 Santa Cycle Rampage songbook—to help all Rampagers engage their outrage.   Songs include: "Santa Is…

Started by Mr Bike

0 Nov 18, 2019

Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout

I am sick of the of police representatives making excuses for drivers who crush cyclists. Yesterday a 37-year-old woman was traveling down…

Started by Jim Reho

46 Nov 14, 2019
Reply by ketoguychicago

Chicago Cyclist Dies After Hit and Run

How is this "accidental" when it's a hit and run? Why are they giving up so quickly in finding his killer? Do better Chicago Police Departm…

Started by Yasmeen

19 Nov 8, 2019
Reply by Anne Alt

Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable

There's no lack of passion for those of us that ride bikes. We mourn our fallen sisters and brothers at ghost bike memorials. We attend the…

Started by Yasmeen

10 Oct 31, 2019
Reply by Jim Reho

What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?

Ok, now that we've been exploring the routes we avoid in the "Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets", what are routes you prefer to take? Whether…

Started by Yasmeen

102 Oct 11, 2019
Reply by Patricia Unsinn

Centennial Trail Entrance/Exit Closed at Willow Springs bridge

Heads up, the much needed bridge repair at eastern end of Centennial Trail is being done. However, there is no signage indicating you can't…

Started by DerferMark

16 Sep 30, 2019
Reply by Tom Moran


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