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Bike & Kayak Beach Party with Adaptive Adventures

Bike & Kayak Beach Party with Adaptive Adventures

On Sunday we headed north to Osterman beach here in in Chicago for a BBQ, biking and kayaking party hosted by the folks from Adaptive Adventures. The great bike folks from Creative Mobility were there as well, with their trailer full of adaptive bikes. Since the beach is right at the northern turnaround for the […]

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A Saturday Afternoon Bike Ride to Wicker Park

A Saturday Afternoon Bike Ride to Wicker Park

We made it back to Chicago after our travels up north, just in time for some hot sunny summer weather. Perfect weather for a bike ride, so off we went on Saturday, headed for Wicker Park  – the park –  within the neighborhood.  First we had to check the air in our tires – turns […]

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Bike Review: Sun Recumbent Trikes

Bike Review: Sun Recumbent Trikes

I got a lot of test-riding in last weekend, and the final brand of bikes that I had a chance to run around on were the recumbent trikes from Sun. Again, the folks at Latitude 45 Cycle & Sport in Petoskey, Michigan, were very helpful.  I’ve never taken a ride on any sort of recumbent […]

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Bike Review: Biria Step-Through Adaptive Bike

Bike Review: Biria Step-Through Adaptive Bike

As I mentioned in the previous post, I drove up to northern Michigan last weekend to pick up Mr. Ding. I stopped at a few bike shops along the way and test rode some unique bikes. On Sunday I stopped by Latitude 45 Bike Shop in Petoskey.  Before I arrived in Petoskey, I had done […]

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Another Adaptive Bike Clinic Coming up Next Week

Another Adaptive Bike Clinic Coming up Next Week

As I build out the resources and events for this blog, I’m finding more and more adaptive biking events in the Chicago area.  Here’s a combined kayak and bike clinic that I forgot to mention in Friday’s post about upcoming events. Adaptive Adventures along with Kayak Chicago is hosting an Adaptive Kayak and Cycling Clinic […]

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Adaptive Summer Biking/Sports Camps in Chicago

Adaptive Summer Biking/Sports Camps in Chicago

Yep, we’re back from our family vacation which was sort of like summer camp, so to keep the theme going,  I thought I’d do a quick post about some adaptive summer camp opportunities right here in Chicago.   While I was researching adaptive bikes for Little Ding, I was also on the lookout for adaptive cycling […]

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A Little Bike Outing to Caldwell Woods

A Little Bike Outing to Caldwell Woods

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, we wanted to take our new bike carrier out for a test drive over the weekend, so instead of riding around the city, we loaded up our bikes and drove up to Caldwell Woods – part of the great Forest Preserve District of Cook County. It was a great day […]

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