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June 2017 Blog Posts (7)

Book Review: Hitting Reset - Yoga for Cyclists

By Jasmin Welter

I never considered myself a “yoga person.” Upon many friends’ urging, I’d given it a try, check-ing out several studios (both the fancy and the traditional kind), but none convinced me to keep up a practice. Enter a book that made me change my attitude – Hit Reset by Erin Taylor (Ve-lopress, 2016).

Hit Reset…


Added by The Chainlink on June 23, 2017 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Product Review: Dreamwave Explorer Bluetooth Speaker with Bike Mount

By Sarah Dandelles

I’m not really a gadget person. I like riding bikes, but I’m not even a big bike-gear person. I’m definitely a functional bike person, though, and I cross over into the décor zone for special occasions (fine, I’ll admit it - any holiday or event...). While some riders “ooh” and “ahh” over components or each…


Added by The Chainlink on June 23, 2017 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Featured Event: Bike Commuter Challenge

By Yasmeen Schuller, Photo by John Castro

Tomorrow (Friday, June 16), Active Transportation Alliance kicks off Chicago Bike…


Added by Yasmeen on June 14, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

How To Lock Your Bike

By Greg Heck and the Chicago ABUS team

Riding to work, meeting friends for brunch, and trips to the beach can be much more enjoyable (and often more efficient) on two wheels. However, a perfect day can be ruined if you return to find your bike missing. Sadly, bike theft…


Added by The Chainlink on June 13, 2017 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

New Bike Shop: Chicago Bicycle Company North

By Yasmeen Schuller

If you bike in Chicago you probably know Denis Smith. He’s owned several bicycle stores in the city since 1998. Denis and his former classmate at Cornell College, Elizabeth Georgescu opened a bike shop in North Center just in time for bike season, adding a second location to their…


Added by Yasmeen on June 8, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Bike Week & Active Trans Commuter Challenge Events!

Active Trans expanded the Commuter Challenge to two whole weeks. Since it's such a great time of year to ride your bike, we think this is a brilliant idea. To make the two weeks…


Added by The Chainlink on June 2, 2017 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How Is Your Season Going So Far?

Photo by Lonnie Chamberlain 

As I sit in front of my computer, it’s raining outside.  So, instead of riding my bike, I thought I’d do the next best thing, pen an article about riding…


Added by The Chainlink on June 1, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

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