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Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee DiamondLatest Reply

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Allcity 2016 Mr. Pink

Hello friends. . . .'tis been a while.  As I sit on my patio smoking ribs and wings wearing shorts and a long sleeve, I still miss my 60614…

Started by Marty A.

3 4 hours ago
Reply by TonyP

North Branch Trail crossing closed at Howard avenue in Niles, IL

On the 13th of August, signs appeared at Touhy Ave. and before the Oakton St. bridge warning that the trail was closed ahead at Howard Ave.…

Started by Moose

2 yesterday
Reply by Vivek Prachand

Sharrows in the bike lane

Kedzie, between Devon and Lincoln.  There a bike lane marked, outside of the parking area.  How should the sharrows be interpreted?  With w…

Started by Bob Kastigar

4 on Tuesday
Reply by David Barish

I'm going to start riding in The Loop every day in 1 week. I want your tips.

I got a new job (thank you) and it's on LaSalle Street.  I'm coming from the Wrigley Field area.  I've been a bicycle commuter in Chicago f…

Started by dav

4 on Monday
Reply by Tricolor

Biking in Seattle

I'll be visiting Seattle for work next week (8/11-17/2019) and was wondering if anyone had any advice or suggestions. I assume it's much mo…

Started by JeffB

7 on Monday
Reply by JeffB

E-bikes taking the lead in bikeshare

There is a certain sense of inevitability to e-bikes now.  Slowly, I'm beginning to see some positives.  I will never regard a vehicle that…

Started by Jim Reho

6 on Saturday
Reply by Mark

Northerly Island path collapse

I rode to Northerly Island last night for the first time since last year and the path on the lake side has completely collapsed in a couple…

Started by JeffB

34 on Friday
Reply by Elwood Gruschow

Update on the Stone Bridge project

https://flic.kr/s/aHsmGazbYu I rode by there, took a few pictures to show the work-in-progress.

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Aug 16

Bikes suffer in coming era of Autonomous Cars

...if pedestrians [and cyclists] know they’ll never be run over, [walking and biking in the middle of the street] could explode, grinding t…

Started by clp

9 Aug 15
Reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi.

No-drop or beginner-level road rides near south Loop and Bronzeville?

At a Sox game the other week, I met a friend of the friend who had taken me and talked to him about cycling for a bit. He recently got into…

Started by David P.

0 Aug 15

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