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A Bakery Celebrates Ten Years in Business with a Project Mobility Fundraiser

A Bakery Celebrates Ten Years in Business with a Project Mobility Fundraiser

If you’re out near suburban St. Charles Illinois on Monday (2/28)  stop by the Sweet Tomatoes bakery on Main Street. They are celebrating ten years of business with a fundraiser for Project Mobility – the charitable arm of the Creative Mobility adaptive bike business. Project Mobility supports outreach programs to bring adaptive cycling to more […]

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An Antidote to A Gloomy Day: Looking Back at A Family Summer Bike Ride

An Antidote to A Gloomy Day: Looking Back at A Family Summer Bike Ride

It’s late February here in Chicago, and this is the time of year when most people are pretty much done with winter and tired of the slush.  Add to that the multiple gray sunless days in row and it start to make you think you’ll never see flowers and green trees again. We go through […]

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Bike Review: Rifton Adaptive Trikes for Kids

Bike Review: Rifton Adaptive Trikes for Kids

While the Rifton is a similar kind of trike, there are a few elements that make it stand out from the Freedom Concepts trikes, and it is a little less expensive as well.

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Up Close With Some Adaptive Bikes For Kids

Up Close With Some Adaptive Bikes For Kids

Little Ding is doing a new round of physical therapy at the RIC (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) and while we were waiting to start his session the other night we decided to check out a couple of the Freedom Concepts adaptive trikes they keep around to use as part of therapy.  The RIC is a […]

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An Amazing Donation of an Amazing Bike

One of the many great things about the adaptive bikes that I wrote about on Tuesday – JoRide Bikes – is that they are pretty affordable.  Adaptive bikes can be very expensive – some cost as must as $2500!  And that’s for a child’s bike that may well be outgrown.  JoRide Bikes aren’t going to […]

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Everybody Ride! A Local Bike Manufacturer & His Inspiration

Everybody Ride! A Local Bike Manufacturer & His Inspiration

While I may ride a Dutch bike, that’s not the standard bike for everyone in my family. My stepson a.k.a.  “Little Ding” took up biking this past spring when we found a way to adapt a standard kid’s bike to work with some of the unique challenges his Cerebral Palsy brings to riding a bike. […]

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Beer for Bikes – Fundraiser for Adaptive Bikes

Beer for Bikes – Fundraiser for Adaptive Bikes

If you’re in the Kansas City area later this month, here is a fundraiser worth attending – fun AND for a great cause.  Thursday, January 27th the Young Variety group of KC is hosting their 2nd annual Beer For Bikes event.  One of the members has her own blog LaurenWantstoKnow and describes the fundraiser thusly: […]

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