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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

Cyclists of Chicago, please...

...pass on the left. Thank you. 

Started by Sarah D.

72 Nov 19, 2012
Reply by Clint H

Creepy and wrong (but delightful) monkey bike video "One Got Fat"

Saint Etienne used clips from this video in their concert last night and I found the original! If you love bike safety and have time to kil…

Started by Sarah D.

2 Oct 30, 2012
Reply by Sarah D.

How did I fall, was it avoidable, and are there any lessons to learn?

First of all, thank all of you for your good wishes. I’m getting better, nothing is broken (that’s good news), but I will not be able to ri…

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

30 Oct 23, 2012
Reply by Jeff Schneider

"Protected" bike lane on Church Street in Evanston

Sorry, I don't have a picture, but there is a new "protected" bike lane on Church Street in Evanston.  Some of it is fine, but there is one…

Started by Skip Montanaro 12mi

30 Oct 23, 2012
Reply by John Wirtz

19th ward residents for walking and biking

Those of you who have read the Tribune article following up on yesterday's CDOT budget hearing don't have to guess how I feel about this un…

Started by Anne Alt

11 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by Anne Alt

Deaths Rise for Drivers, Bikers and Walkers on City Streets

Don't get scared: it's about New York.

Started by Serge Lubomudrov

2 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Serge Lubomudrov

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