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I’m A Roll Model!

I’m A Roll Model!

If you’re a regular reader of the Chicago/Nashville bike blog Let’s Go Ride A Bike you may be familiar with their “Roll Model” series. Recently they profiled me!

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What I Saw on My Way Home Tonight – Bike Winter Commute is On!

What I Saw on My Way Home Tonight – Bike Winter Commute is On!

It was a lovely, brisk ride home this evening, in the mid-30s. Perfect for riding home, especially since the morning wind was gone.  This is what I saw: Many cyclists riding into and out of downtown and around West Town sporting bright, flashing lights – nice work! One less-than-intelligent cyclist with no lights and no […]

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The Things You See On Your Bike: A Giant Clock on Hubbard Street

The Things You See On Your Bike: A Giant Clock on Hubbard Street

If, like many other cyclists in Chicago, you use Hubbard Street as an East-West route between the Loop and the Near West Side you’ve probably noticed this building between Halsted and Desplaines.  The giant clock caught my eye initially.  When I check it out further the next time I rode by I realized that: The […]

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Some Days You Have to Leave the Omafiets at Home

Some Days You Have to Leave the Omafiets at Home

They were forecasting rain, thunderstorms, wind and hail today as the nasty storms that have been blowing across the plains states roll into the Chicago area. This is the radar image that greeted me this am: Along with this forecast for the day: The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook, forecasting […]

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