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Bike Shop + Coffee + Beer: A Trend I’ll Follow

Bike Shop + Coffee + Beer: A Trend I’ll Follow

It seems to be a growing trend – at least in the US – bike shops that do double duty as cafes. Whether it be just coffees and fancy sodas, or beer and wine a  few bike shops around the country are adding a new retail twist to the traditional bikes + accessories line up. […]

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Bike Shop Update: Copenhagen Cyclery Has Temporarily Limited Hours

Bike Shop Update: Copenhagen Cyclery Has Temporarily Limited Hours

  In case you were wondering – like some folks were over on the chainlink.org – about the recent odd hours over at Copenhagen Cyclery in Wicker Park, wonder no more.  It seems that their esteemed manager Phil has left to take a job with ABUS locks (I do love my ABUS lock by the […]

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Dutch Bike Company Chicago is No More

Dutch Bike Company Chicago is No More

It’s been a sad week here in Chicago if you’re a fan of Dutch-style bikes as the Dutch Bike Company store here in Chicago has closed it doors. Mr. Ding noticed that things looked kinda quiet at the store Friday morning when he went past the store, and then the folks over at Chicargobike broke […]

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A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

Now isn’t that a beautiful bike? Yessirree, that’s the Civia Loring – a great-looking bike made by Civia – a bike brand created in 2007 by those same folks in Minnesota who brought us the Surly, Salsa Cycles, Handspun, and Winwood brands of bikes.

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Bike Folks You Should Know: Working Bikes Co-op in Chicago

Bike Folks You Should Know: Working Bikes Co-op in Chicago

Are you familiar with The Working Bikes Cooperative here in Chicago?  They’re located on an industrial stretch of Western Avenue  that’s  not exactly a popular bike route, but their efforts are felt all across the globe.  The Working Bikes Cooperative is a not-for-profit tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization which keeps bikes out of the garbage dumps 0f […]

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A Little Shout-Out to Copenhagen Cyclery!

A Little Shout-Out to Copenhagen Cyclery!

Copenhagen Cyclery in Chicago sells European or dutch-style city bikes, from Italy, Germany, Denmark as well as the Netherlands.

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