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Attacks on a couple of NW Side Bicycle Paths. Keep Your Eyes Open!

There have been two incidents on bicycle paths. The Valley Line Trail (Skokie Line Trail) and the Northbranch Trail: The second incident w…

Started by Tom Z

2 Sep 2, 2013
Reply by Tom Dworzanski

To Share or Not to Share?

End “Share The Road” Bike Delaware has asked the Delaware Department of Transportation to discontinue its use of the “Share The Road” sign.

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

5 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by neozen

Biking Safety Numbers in Chicago

I've just read the ATA blog post about Bobby Cann's death (so maddening). The article opens by stating that "[i]n Chicago there are on aver…

Started by Agnieszka Z.

17 Aug 6, 2013
Reply by Steven Vance

What Happened to "[Passing] on Your Left"? . . .

. . . Or "on your right"? In order to be ready to run a marathon this October, I've started to appear more often on the LFT as one of thos…

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

69 Jun 26, 2013
Reply by Adam Herstein

Uh-oh . . . Some oil to the fire of bike lanes discussion . . .

Study: Bike lanes matter less than light, speed in reducing severity of crash injuries: http://www.oregonlive.com/commuting/index.ssf/2013/

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

2 Jun 25, 2013
Reply by kiltedcelt

Biking from Logan Square to Lombard: is it safe?

A friend is having a bbq/pool party out in the suburbs this Saturday, and if the weather co-operates, I'm thinking about biking to it, rath…

Started by Christine (5.0)

35 Jun 23, 2013
Reply by h' 1.0

Cycling Is the Top Sport for Head Injuries

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/03/really-the-claim-cycling-is-the-top-sport-for-head-injuries/

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

1 Jun 18, 2013
Reply by Adam Herstein

Don't trip on your shoe laces!

Or, rather, don't let them get into your chain. If your shoes don't have that handy loop thingie to tack the laces in, like here: Use hair…

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

3 Apr 29, 2013
Reply by Drewbacca

I have to admit . . . (or, Is it too hot for you?)

. . . as much as I like riding in any weather, when temps are above 55°F, I enjoy it way better. Now, what's the upper limit? I ran in Hous…

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

18 Apr 24, 2013
Reply by Zoetrope

Tribune Article ranting about rogue bikers-infrastructure improvements, etc.

Here's an article I found interesting-looks like they want to pull some money out of our pockets to help pay for the infrastructure improve…

Started by Jason Figler

1 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Anne Alt

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