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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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It’s Chicago’s Bike to Work Week 2013

It’s Chicago’s Bike to Work Week 2013

Chicago’s own Bike to Work Week is well underway! It continues all week long with the Bike Commuter Challenge and lots and lots of rush hours bike commuter pit stops and other events all over Chicago and the suburbs.

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Video: Rainy Bike Commute Through Chicago’s Loop

A video of part of my morning bike commute to work in downtown Chicago, in the rain. Over the bridge and through the Loop, to the Millennium Bike Station I go.

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Bike Commuting 101

Bike Commuting 101

I was recently invited to be a guest blogger for the Campmor blog and provide some basic tips for commuting by bike.

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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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Fall is Truly Here – Time to Dig Out Some Bike Gloves

Fall is Truly Here – Time to Dig Out Some Bike Gloves

The air turned a little cooler this past week  in Chicago, and the leaves have been turning all sorts of glorious colors, but it’s still just been your basic jacket weather.  Then I hopped on Oma this morning to head off to work and well, my hands were freezing!  Yep, time to dig out some […]

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The Millenium Park Bike Station Concept is Spreading to Other Cities

The Millenium Park Bike Station Concept is Spreading to Other Cities

  If you commute downtown via bike on a regular basis you might be familar with the McDonald’s Cycle Center in Millennium Park – an amazing facility that opened up a couple of years ago for bike commuters. It has free indoor and outdoor parking as well as day passes, monthly memberships and yearly memberships […]

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