Bicyclist fatally struck by vehicle in Jefferson Park: policeHe was biking in the 6200 block of West Higgins Avenue Friday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle, police said.A bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Jefferson Park on the Northwest Side, according to police.He was biking in the 6200 block of West Higgins Avenue at 1:10 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle, Chicago police said.Paramedics took the man to Resurrection Medical Center, according to a…See More
Bike Thefts Are Up 27% in Pandemic N.Y.C.: ‘Sleep With It Next to You’As more people are buying bikes, more bikes are being swiped from sidewalks, garages and basements. Locks are not always a deterrent.One of the more unexpected side effects of the pandemic has been a surge in cycling, fueled by people avoiding trains and buses and seeking a way to stay in shape. That triggered an extreme shortage of bicycles. Then came the thieves.Bikes are being plundered from sidewalks, garages and…See More
\New bike lanes protect Logan Square cyclists but keep customers away, some business owners sayThe city has installed plastic curbs and bollards to protect bicyclists on one of the city’s most dangerous streets for traffic accidents. But one local business owner said the loss of parking has cost him one-third of his revenue.Milwaukee Avenue in Logan Square is now home to the city’s newest public safety initiative for bicyclists: bike lanes…See More
"Although on the road with a car trip to the east coast for the first two weeks of September, I DID get in three great half-century bike rides in West Virginia, which helped me maintain my lead on Curt(s)2019 by 568 miles.
891 road miles with 8…"
"6604.4 miles cycled in 2020 after 582.0 miles, all outdoor, for September. This was the first month of 2020 with under 600 miles cycled - I got lazy I guess...
354 consecutive days cycled in 2019-2020."
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: