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Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee DiamondLatest Reply

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'This is the bike for Chicago'

The worst winter in decades inspired a design firm and frame builder to fashion a bike tough enough for this town. http://www.chicagoreader

Started by Gene Tenner

27 45 minutes ago
Reply by Duane Waller

Need Route Advice from NW Suburbanites!

Google Maps suggests this route from Mt. Prospect to Uptown.  Any comments on how this would be for commuting?  Any better ideas?  Thanks i…

Started by Jeff Schneider

4 3 hours ago
Reply by Shawn Evans

Looking for a Rather Specific Rim

Hi All, Looking for a rim recommendation, it's a doozy. I need a 26", 48 spoke hole clincher, the wider (35mm+) and beefier the better. …

Started by T.C. O'Rourke

0 6 hours ago

Biking with a cast?

Three weeks ago, I was on the Lakefront Trail going northbound in the northbound lane. A gaggle of pedestrians were in the southbound lane,…

Started by Noah Weiss 1.2 km

14 6 hours ago
Reply by Jennifer on the lake

Rear Facing Camera Catches Driver (Deliberately?) Hit Cyclist

This is a bit hard to watch. Likely the driver won't even get a ticket.

Started by Louis K

22 6 hours ago
Reply by T.C. O'Rourke

Does anyone know the location of a current "Sucker Pole"?

Either downtown or somewhere along the Milwaukee corridor up as far as Logan Square. Looking to make a quick web short about bike theft pre…

Started by Active Transportation Alliance

3 7 hours ago
Reply by Jennifer on the lake

Barrington (Hills) Anti Bike Campaign

Anyone heard about the campaign below or seen this sign? Website is -

Started by Julie Hochstadter

91 7 hours ago
Reply by Jonathan Quist

Alderman proposes Segways in bike lanes


Started by Carter O'Brien

21 8 hours ago
Reply by T.C. O'Rourke

I&M Canal Path Tire Selection

I'm doing the I&M path from Channahon to Utica and back one day next week.  Just looking for some feedback on tire choices from those t…

Started by Dave Grossman

6 9 hours ago
Reply by Jonathan Quist

Fox River Trail

Buddy and I are planning on riding Algonquin-->Two Brothers Tap House and back tomorrow. Couple of questions. 1) Does anyone know of any…

Started by Ben Blair

5 9 hours ago
Reply by Jonathan Quist


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