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Random guy directing traffic at lake near des plaines

Has anyone noticed the random guy directing traffic on Lake Street just west of Des Plaines, near the Kennedy exit? He seems to be there ev…

Started by V W

5 Sep 24
Reply by V W

Drivers forget they see you

This is an interesting article focused on motorcycles, but the same applies to bicycles and others I'm sure.

Started by Louis K

0 Sep 23

Biking in Holland

A good New Yorker Magazine article on biking with the Dutch provides good perspective on what biking in cities is all about:

Started by clp

5 Sep 22
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Woman Shot By Bicyclist In Fulton River District

Hope the woman will be okay.  CBS Chicago

Started by Joe

0 Sep 18

Cycling Road Group Vernon Hills or Libertyvile

I'm new to the city and I'm living in Vernon Hills, I wonder if you have a weekly group to ride.

Started by Igor Henze Annibal

0 Sep 18

Bike parking etiquette

Can we agree that it's bad etiquette to take up both posts of the typical upside down U racks that we have here in Chicago? I always park m…

Started by V W

77 Sep 17
Reply by V W


MISSING SOMA DOUBLECROSS TOURING BIKE: $500 REWARD (more photos below.) This is kind of embarrassing, and I've been a little depressed abo…

Started by John Greenfield

4 Sep 17
Reply by Paul Lazzaro

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

38 Sep 13
Reply by Christian

Think of this as a Missed Connection.

You blew the red light east bound on Lawrence at Damen at 5:26 pm this evening.   There was enough time for the biker in front of me to mak…

Started by Vilda

2032 Sep 13
Reply by ketoguychicago

Far South Side Ramble Bike Route

Had fun biking around Chicago's Far South Side with friends yesterday, including visits to Calumet Fisheries, Calumet Beach, new bike paths…

Started by John Greenfield

6 Sep 10
Reply by Ben Gray


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