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Chicago Meets Copenhagen

Chicago Meets Copenhagen

Today I’ve got guest blogger Jay Clark here on Ding Ding Let’s Ride ,  with his rundown of a transit presentation by a couple of Chicago’s Aldermen after their recent trip to Copenhagen. Jay is an old friend and a long-time Chicago resident, runner, and cyclist.  Check out his 100 Signs – 1,000 Steps blog – […]

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Kick Off the New Year by Improving Infrastructure for Bikes

Kick Off the New Year by Improving Infrastructure for Bikes

Happy New Year to everyone who stops by Ding Ding Let’s Ride! We’re ready for 2012 and with the first snow finally (!!) on the ground in Chicago, we’re thinking about cold-weather gear and Bike Winter tactics.  It’s also the time of year when we look back on the infrastructure improvements that have been made […]

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Bike Events, Bike Events, Chicago Bike Events Everywhere!

Bike Events, Bike Events, Chicago Bike Events Everywhere!

Summer may be over but you wouldn’t know by the bike social calendar in Chicago!  If you keep tabs on the little event calendar I maintain on the right side of this blog, you’ll see that in the new few weeks there are a ton of great bike events coming up and I’m only listing […]

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Bike-In Movie Fundraiser for West Town Bikes

Bike-In Movie Fundraiser for West Town Bikes

***PLEASE NOTE – THE DATE HAS BEEN CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER *** Whole Foods Market and New Belgium Brewing are partnering to present a movie on the roof under the stars! Head on over to the Whole Foods Lincoln Park store on  (new date!)  Tuesday, August 30th, for a special screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day […]

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Hanging out at the Tour de Fat Chicago

Hanging out at the Tour de Fat Chicago

If you’re not familiar with New Belgium Brewing Company and their fairly well-known Fat Tire  Amber Ale then you might not be familiar with the annual Tour de Fat – their multi-city festival that spreads the love of biking, and of course beer, around the country.  This year 13 lucky cities are being visited by […]

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Bike Event: Ukrainian Village Bike Summit – 4/14/2011

Bike Event: Ukrainian Village Bike Summit – 4/14/2011

I’m taking a moment here to help spread the word about the upcoming Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association meeting on Thursday, April 14th, 2011 that will focus exclusively on all things bikes in Ukrainian Village.  UVNA is a small association in a geographically small neighborhood in Chicago, but  the number of cyclists-residents in the neighborhood has […]

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Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

I had to make an unplanned trip home to Omaha last weekend (missed the Cocktail Ride, sadly) and while I was there I managed to find some extra time to stop by a great little bike shop that has opened downtown – the only bike shop in downtown Omaha by the way.  Greenstreet Cycles is […]

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