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New Bike Lanes in Irving & Portage Park

Nice news for my part of the city.  https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170519/portage-park/portage-park-iving-park-bike-lanes-road-diet-park

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

2 May 19, 2017
Reply by Tony Adams

North Branch Trail Flooded

The North Branch Trail is flooded just south of Harts Rd. The water is at least 2 feet deep. Well over the hub of a 700C wheel (yup, I trie…

Started by Michael B in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

9 May 5, 2017
Reply by Gopher Biker

Lakefront Trail Updates

This was sent to me via the Chicago Area Runners Association. The Chicago Park District has a new page on their website with updates the LF…

Started by Michael B in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

1 Apr 12, 2017
Reply by Duppie

A Positive Tribune Editorial

Incrementally the old boys at the Trib just might be getting the message  It's called the right-hook crash. A motorist on a busy street ap…

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

4 Sep 29, 2016
Reply by Michael B

Cycling icon Danny Chew paralyzed in crash

I normally try to eschew negative postings but for anybody who follows endurance cycling or the Race Across America this is sad news indeed…

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

3 Sep 13, 2016
Reply by curt(is) locke

This is what RAGBRAI is all about

This is a wonderfully comprehensive article from the Des Moines Register about this year's ride that I found on my FB feed yesterday. I hop…

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

11 Aug 4, 2016
Reply by Michael B

The Cheetah

While on RAGBRAI last week I came upon Nelson "The Cheetah" Vails riding solo. Most people know him from the movie "Quicksilver". He was or…

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

13 Aug 2, 2016
Reply by Michael B

Obituaries of two cool cyclists who died (naturally) last year

RIP Eileen Gray  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11624291/Eileen-Gray-cyclist-obituary.html & Mick Murphy http://www.rte.ie

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jan 5, 2016
Reply by Yasmeen

The type of U lock matters.

Found this on the indispensable BSNYC  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3a8fhlWG8k also register your bike with the Chicago Police and get…

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

5 May 14, 2015
Reply by Michael B

LFP Damaged in yesterday's storm

Thought this should be posted before Monday's commute

Started by Michael B in Bikes and Bicycling

43 Nov 5, 2014
Reply by Joe Guzzardo

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