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The Coolest Chicago Bike Calendars for 2011

The Coolest Chicago Bike Calendars for 2011

Friday night Mr. Ding and I rode our bikes down to the Fulton Market District for the release party of the 2011 TyK Ladies PinUp Calendar.   This is the third year for the calendar, and besides the fact that it is an incredibly well-produced, beautiful calendar,  it’s got a great mission – actually 2 great […]

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Taking Oma Out for A Ride Downtown

Taking Oma Out for A Ride Downtown

Taking a ride downtown to do some shopping at Macy’s and load up our purchases on my new dutch bike.

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An Olfactory Bike Tour (Or What You Don’t Smell in a Car)

An Olfactory Bike Tour (Or What You Don’t Smell in a Car)

If you work in the West Loop area of Chicago, or nearby in the Loop, you are no doubt familiar with that amazing chocolaty aroma that wafts across the river when the wind blows just right.  Blommer Chocolate Company has been manufacturing chocolate in the West Loop for a long long time, and the smell […]

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Chicago’s Storms are gone – Supreme Biking Weather Returns

Chicago’s Storms are gone – Supreme Biking Weather Returns

After about a week of major storms chronicled across all sorts of Midwestern bike blogs,  the skies cleared and the sun came back out.  This picture about sums up why it’s so worth it to ride a bike.  When your morning starts like this, what can go wrong? Granted, once I got into the West […]

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Do You Ever Sing When You Ride?

Do You Ever Sing When You Ride?

After the rain ended Tuesday night, and I rode home from the Guerrilla Truck Show in Fulton Market, I felt like I had the city to myself.  The city streets always seem especially deserted after a good rain and Hubbard Street isn’t that busy after rush hour.    It’s a great feeling,  sorta magical. Anyway, while […]

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What You Miss When You Drive Home From Work

What You Miss When You Drive Home From Work

My bike ride home from work usually takes me through the Fulton Market District here in Chicago. If I took a  bus, cab,  or car home I’d most likely go completely around this perennially interesting neighborhood.  Fulton Market is a sub-section of the West Loop, with it’s south end bordered by the restaurants on Randolph […]

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