"I don't think calling it "a stretch of trail" is quite right. It's an elevated span with two bridges, one of which (maybe both?) has to be movable. It's likely done on fill, which makes anchoring difficult. Also, until…"
"I have raised the same issue with an Aldi here in Chicago (Pulaski & Argyle). It currently has zero bike parking, and plenty of biking customers.
I complained to a store manager last week, and was told it was being added during a remodel.…"
"Seconded. I live in Albany Park, and can easily take the North Branch Bike Path for ~20 miles one way (with easy extensions to keep going much further in Skokie Valley Trail). The North Shore Channel Trail starts here, and goes quite a…"
"I grit my teeth and do the Randolph bit. It isn't called the RiverWALK for nothing -- even early in the morning.
BTW: The Michigan - Randolph intersection is a nightmare primarily due to pedestrians walking against the light. …"
"One of the big deciding factors for me on bikes is the frame material. Lots of manufacturers like aluminum because it's a lot lighter (and doesn't rust) but you feel. every. bump. on. the. road.
I only ride steel bike frames (with the…"