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Bike Parking Friday: Don’t Hide Your Festival Bike Parking

Bike Parking Friday: Don’t Hide Your Festival Bike Parking

Let me start by saying loudly that we LOVE the Renegade Craft Fair.  I was at the first fair in Wicker Park, here in Chicago, and have been going ever since.  Now me and my guys always make sure it’s on our calendar and since it’s a short bike ride away,  that’s an extra bonus. […]

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Bike Parking Awesomeness – Checking in on The Wicker Park Bike Corral

Bike Parking Awesomeness – Checking in on The Wicker Park Bike Corral

If you follow bike or transportation news in Chicago you know that back in July Chicago got its first on-street bike corral in Wicker Park. Right on Milwaukee Avenue, just south of the 6-corner intersection of Damen, North  and Milwaukee Avenues sits this orange metal beauty that even on a rainy Sunday afternoon was quite […]

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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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What To Do When the Bike Racks Are Covered In Snow

What To Do When the Bike Racks Are Covered In Snow

It’s post-blizzard time here in Chicago, which means that most streets and alleys are plowed and the major streets are lined with giant walls of dirty, icey, snow.   The usual city sidewalk adornments like newspaper boxes, old parking meters, and bike racks have been subsumed by the snow. Where do our local cyclists park and […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Jewel-Osco at Paulina/Milwaukee

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Jewel-Osco at Paulina/Milwaukee

Last week I highlighted one of Jewel’s first LEED-certified “green” stores in our weekly Bike Parking Hall of Shame and this week we’re showcasing another Jewel grocery store. This one is not LEED-certified, but it is located within the Wicker Park/West Town neighborhoods of Chicago (1341 N. Paulina St.) – a part of the city […]

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