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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

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

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