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$4.75 Million Donation for Repair of Lakefront Trail, Information on the Reopening

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin is donating $4.75 million to repair portions of Chicago's Lakefront Trail damaged by weather and…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

5 Jul 6
Reply by Jim Reho

Avondale: Driver of City-Owned Truck Hit 31-Year-Old Cyclist, Woman Critically Injured

This is a truck owned by the city of Chicago.  "A bicyclist was run over and critically injured by a city vehicle Tuesday morning in Avond…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

23 Jul 6
Reply by ketoguychicago

WTB: Roof Rack for BMW 7-series (E38; 1998-2001)

Looking for a roof rack. I don't care the brand just so long as it works. I would even consider a Sea Sucker system.  Thanks.

Started by SixtyTwoPercent in Marketplace

0 Jul 4

shout out to a city worker with a truck

I was horrified when  I read about the poor woman in  Avondale who was hit by a city truck. I  have a daughter who lives and bikes there. S…

Started by David Barish in Bikes and Bicycling

4 Jul 2
Reply by ketoguychicago

Thousands Join N.Y.C. Bike Protests: ‘It’s Like Riding in the Cavalry’ For nearly 15 minutes, an uninterrupted stream of bicyclists…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jul 2
Reply by sten

LakeFront Path

Has anyone tried to ride the LFP during lockdown? Wondering if you could bandit sections without getting into trouble.

Started by Mayonnaise in Bikes and Bicycling

48 Jun 26
Reply by Ernesto Lube

Updated: LFT is closed between North and Grand -- here's a detour map

Happy reopening of the Lakefront Trail and Bloomingdale Trail day everyone. The LFT is still closed for repairs between the North Avenue an…

Started by John Greenfield in Bikes and Bicycling

4 Jun 24
Reply by John Greenfield

"We Must Talk About Race When We Talk About Bikes"

Worth a careful read. Tamika Butler talks about the same issues that we see in Chicago. The lack of infrastructure and bike share (Divvy, e…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

33 Jun 22
Reply by Paul Lazzaro

Has anyone converted a bike to an ebike?

I'm thinking about undertaking this project. I set aside an old steel Trek 730 hybrid that I think would be suitable. Has anyone here done…

Started by Jim Reho in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jun 19

New Garfield Park Bike Shop

Calling all mechanics, salespeople, entrepreneurs, artists, etc. Need help getting new bike shop off the ground. Yes Garfield park, Madison…

Started by BN in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jun 14


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