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I Spy A Lovely Chicago-Made City Bike Downtown

I Spy A Lovely Chicago-Made City Bike Downtown

I met up with a Chicago cyclist and her newish city bike from Heritage Bikes. Great looking bike, handy internal hub , fenders, and basket.

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These Bikes are Only Available at Chicago Hotels

These Bikes are Only Available at Chicago Hotels

If you’re visiting Chicago and want to take a bike ride, these hotels have great-looking bikes available for their guests to ride!

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A $150 Internal Hub Bike – Worthy Fashion Accessory?

A $150 Internal Hub Bike – Worthy Fashion Accessory?

  I was at Target recently and as I walked by the women’s clothing section I spotted these bikes in the middle of the clothes racks.  Turns out the bike is an Alice & Olivia “designer” bike that was part of a collaboration between Target & Neiman Marcus.  Back in December my friend The Budget […]

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City Bikes of Chicago

City Bikes of Chicago

This is purely a survey of all the bikes I’ve seen around Chicago lately.. in fact, most of these photos I took at the Renegade Craft Fair a couple of weekends ago on Division Street in the Wicker Park/Ukrainian Village neighborhood.  This is what people are riding in the city on a Sunday afternoon.   […]

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We’re Looking for a Non-Pricey Step-through Bike

We’re Looking for a Non-Pricey Step-through Bike

Mr. Ding and I are on a quest to buy a steel frame, step-through bike for a tall rider (5′ 10). In this case it’s for a new rider who’s not going to ride it everyday and everywhere – she’s going to ride around the residential area of Oak Park on short family rides.  Having […]

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Great-looking Upright Bikes for City Commuting

Great-looking Upright Bikes for City Commuting

I’ve got a City Bikes page here on my blog where I note any cool “City Bikes”  that I test ride or come across during my daily work commute or other rides around the city.  For the purposes of this blog,  a “City” bike is almost any upright-style bike that while not a cruiser bike, […]

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Have You Seen These Super Shiny Vintage Schwinns Around Chicago?

Have You Seen These Super Shiny Vintage Schwinns Around Chicago?

If you ever spend any time on the near west side of Chicago around the Humboldt Park neighborhood, you’ve probably seen the mini-bike parades that cruise by in the summer with very shiny vintage Schwinn bikes  ridden by smiling riders waving Puerto Rican flags. These my friends, are the Chicago Cruisers. John Greenfield, of the […]

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