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A Gallery of Snow Bikes

A Gallery of Snow Bikes

Snow bikes whether covered in a dusting of new snow, or covered by the grimy city snow and ice of the city street plows are a fairly common sight during the winter.

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Bike Winter Chicago – What a Commute Looks Like

Bike Winter Chicago – What a Commute Looks Like

It’s been snowing off and one for about a week here in Chicago, and so far the bike lanes are not being kept as clear as the rest of the streets in the city so you gotta be careful out there when you’re riding.

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Winter Bike to Work Day is This Friday!

Winter Bike to Work Day is This Friday!

Hey there Chicago cyclists! If you work downtown, don’t forget to bike on by Daley Plaza this Friday morning for the 2013 edition of Winter Bike to Work Day!

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A Bike Winter Family Ride to Dinner

A Bike Winter Family Ride to Dinner

Little D was still on Christmas break last week, so we decided one night during the week was  ‘go out to dinner night by bike’ night. So, I rode my bike home from work that night to meet up with Andrew and Little Ding  so we could ride together to dinner.  It was also a […]

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Not My Usual January Bike Commute

Not My Usual January Bike Commute

We’ve had amazingly pleasant weather for most of the month of January here in Chicago – not much snow and temperatures hovering around 30 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit! I think the coldest day of 2012 so far was Winter Bike to Work Day (about 7F in the early am). Last week for example I enjoyed […]

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Winter Bike to Work Day 2012 in Chicago

Winter Bike to Work Day 2012 in Chicago

Last Friday was the annual Winter Bike to Work Day here in Chicago.  Organized by the folks from the Active Transportation Alliance and Bike Winter , there was a bike-friendly pit stop downtown in Daley Plaza from 6:00am – 9:00am, with coffee, cheesecake, raffle prizes, and lots of moving around to stay warm. The snow […]

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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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