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Kick Off the New Year by Improving Infrastructure for Bikes

Kick Off the New Year by Improving Infrastructure for Bikes

Happy New Year to everyone who stops by Ding Ding Let’s Ride! We’re ready for 2012 and with the first snow finally (!!) on the ground in Chicago, we’re thinking about cold-weather gear and Bike Winter tactics.  It’s also the time of year when we look back on the infrastructure improvements that have been made […]

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Bike-In Movie Fundraiser for West Town Bikes

Bike-In Movie Fundraiser for West Town Bikes

***PLEASE NOTE – THE DATE HAS BEEN CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER *** Whole Foods Market and New Belgium Brewing are partnering to present a movie on the roof under the stars! Head on over to the Whole Foods Lincoln Park store on  (new date!)  Tuesday, August 30th, for a special screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day […]

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The Kinzie Street Bridge is Now Plated

The Kinzie Street Bridge is Now Plated

You may move about the bridge without fear of slipping and sliding……. This is what greeted me as I rode to work this morning:   Talk about starting your day off right! I am very happy to see that they were finally able to plate over the bike lane on this bridge.  Even if the […]

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A Northern Michigan Bike Tweet-up With Gary Howe

A Northern Michigan Bike Tweet-up With Gary Howe

I don’t know if it’s because I finally have some time to go through my photos from our recent family vacation up north, or because the Chicago to Mackinac race started today, but I’ve got Northern Michigan on my mind. While we were up north a week or so ago, we were able to meet […]

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Stopping by Schuba’s Bike Bash

Stopping by Schuba’s Bike Bash

I’m catching up on my blogposts and next up is a rundown of the Schubas Bike Bash from a couple of weeks ago. Schubas is a great neighborhood tavern with a small performance hall in the back where I’ve seen a number of great live shows.  It also is one of the few remaining Schlitz Brewery […]

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Kinzie Street Chicago – Poof! It’s a Protected Bike Lane!

Kinzie Street Chicago – Poof! It’s a Protected Bike Lane!

If you’ve been following the bike news in Chicago over the last two weeks, you’ll know that we’re all abuzz because we’re getting our first truly protected bike lane, also know as a  cycle track, on Kinzie street.  It runs from Wells Street on the east, all the way over the bridge to the Des […]

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Meet up For Free Java at Caribou Coffee on Friday

Meet up For Free Java at Caribou Coffee on Friday

  Chicago Bike To Work Week Tuesday 6/14 – Milwaukee Avenue Chicago’s Bike to Work Week is well underway and we’ve had great weather so far and lots of bikes out on the streets.   Every day there are bike “Pit Stops” all over the city and suburbs to make your ride in just a little […]

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