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It’s Spring aka Bike Thief Time: Lock Up Your Bike!

It’s Spring aka Bike Thief Time: Lock Up Your Bike!

Here in Chicago the weather has finally made the turn towards spring (and Summer!) which means more and more cyclists are out on the roads and bike paths.  Bike thieves are also out there too, right behind you.  I’ve already spoken to some new bike commuters this spring and sent them back to store for […]

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Don’t Rely on a Cable Lock For Your Bike

Don’t Rely on a Cable Lock For Your Bike

I’ve written before on bike security and can’t emphasize enough the importance of spending a little extra money on a solid bike lock, especially in metro areas like Chicago.

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Stolen Bike Alert: Upright Bikes Get More Popular & Now Get Stolen

Stolen Bike Alert: Upright Bikes Get More Popular & Now Get Stolen

I’m seeing more and more Dutch bikes and Dutch-style bikes downtown during my daily commute, more mixtes, basically more non-hybrid or road bikes which makes me smile as I think that more people might be thinking about biking as good ole transportation. Unfortunately it also means I’m hearing about more of my favorite style of […]

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Bad News: Dutch Bike Thefts in Chicago! Good News: Julie’s Bike is Recovered

Bad News: Dutch Bike Thefts in Chicago! Good News: Julie’s Bike is Recovered

Gloomy gloomy news was to be found on Twitter yesterday afternoon, when I heard that Vince, the manger of The Dutch Bike Co., here in Chicago, had his beloved Dutch bike stolen off his deck.  Evil bike thieves.  May karma do its thing. Sometime on Sunday night someone came to my apartment building sawed off […]

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