The Urban Black Renaissance organization will host a BIKE RIDE in partnership with Red Bike & Green - Chicago for the Englewood Back to School Parade...The 52nd Annual Englewood Back to School Parade will be held August 23, 2014 at 10am. The procession will begin at 57th & Halsted and travel south to Marquette Road, turn west on Marquette Road to Throop Street, and proceed to travel north on Throop Street ending at Ogden Park located at…See More
"I've had officers tell me to leave the trail as they're closing the parks at 11. I just say "oh, sure--my house is at the next exit." and they let me go. A smile and a lie go a long way with police officers."
Tour de Fat is back for a 15th yearand better than ever!All proceeds will go to local bike non-profit,West Town Bikes!Order tickets via EventbriteBUT it's still free!If you donate through Eventbrite, you benefit West Town Bikes AND receive some sweet Tour de Fat schwag. This year marks the 15th season for Tour de Fat,…See More
"The relatively crude nature of the loop's structure means that only metal masses above a certain size are capable of triggering the relay. This is good in that the loop does not thus produce very many "false positive"…"
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use MassUp.us or text WHERE to firstname.lastname@example.org to catchup.See More
"I had a lovely interaction with a driver on Clark the other day--very similar scenario. I saw her turn signal, tapped my brakes and got behind her bumper where I flashed her a hand signal that she was clear to complete her turn. She signaled back,…"
"I've been having about 50/50 positive encounters with drivers when I call this out in traffic. I see us as the real vanguard here, as we're right next to them at the red lights and can see at a glance when they're clearly fiddling…"
"I presume that though this group says 2012, and I didn't find similar for other years nor undated, that this is the defacto Perimeter Ride planning group. If not, please advise. If so, you may want to remove the year portion of the…"
"Researching dates of past Perimeter rides, I accumulated some links y'all might enjoy. Some are event postings, blogs and photos. A few include maps (indicated with *).
#12 Sat 2013.09.28
* http://goo.gl/maps/kA0SF (includes planned, as…"
The Perimeter Ride has been going for a solid decade and is an important first century for a lot of people who might not try such a thing without the CTA bail-out option. Also, it's awesome! Nature trails, oddball sights along the way, interesting food options and an easy pace for the moderately hardcore.The venerable John Greenfield has been running it all these years, but he wants to step away and focus on developing new rides which will surely be fantastic. Stay tuned for those, he's got…See More
First Marauder ride and it won't be our last! Great to meet you and everyone else. Thanks for the water bottle fill-up (I think it was you) It was such a good night filled with great people- hope to see you on the next ride.
Thank you for your contact. Nice to meet you. I am glad that you have your kids and feel the same thing. I hope I will communicate about riding bicycle with kids here as possible as I can. Thank you. Shuichi.