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Reader Nominated Bike Parking Hall of Fame: Schubas Tavern

Reader Nominated Bike Parking Hall of Fame: Schubas Tavern

This week’s Bike Parking Friday post comes via Ding Ding Let’s Ride reader Russ Flinchum.  He wrote in and nominated Schubas Tavern on the corner of  Southport and Belmont for  Bike Parking Hall of Fame status.  Schubas was built in 1903, one of over 50 Schlitz tied-houses built in Chicago between 1883 and 1905.  It’s […]

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Here’s What Tavern Bike Parking Should Look Like!

Here’s What Tavern Bike Parking Should Look Like!

No time for a Bike Parking Hall of Shame entry this week, but instead I have a sort of gold star of bike parking – at least as far as neighborhood taverns go.  I stopped by the Empty Bottle for the early set last night, to catch a honky-tonk band called the Hoyle Brothers. Great […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Neighborhood Taverns Part 2

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Neighborhood Taverns Part 2

I apologize for the dearth of posts the last week or two, it’s been a busy time at the house of “ding”.  Earlier this year I wrote a post about neighborhood taverns in Chicago that lack bike parking, and gave kudos to those that do provide handy U-racks. There are a lot of lovely corner […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Redmond’s Ale House in Lakeview

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Redmond’s Ale House in Lakeview

Happy Friday! While I’m still gathering photos for the next post on neighborhood taverns, I rode by this establishment the other afternoon and couldn’t help but snap a few pictures for the weekly Bike Parking Hall of Shame. You’ll find this odd bike rack set up along  3358 N. Sheffield Avenue in the Lakeview neighborhood […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: How Does Your Neighborhood Tavern Stack Up?

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: How Does Your Neighborhood Tavern Stack Up?

As I was riding around the city a couple of weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon, I rode by a neighborhood tavern and caught sight of their attempt at bike parking. Schoolyard Tavern on Southport – a bike-friendly street with bike lanes- had this ineffective grill rack out front.  It was situated so that if I […]

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