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A Chicago-made Vintage City Bike (Not Schwinn)

A Chicago-made Vintage City Bike (Not Schwinn)

A Vintage Monark-Silver King bike and a little Chicago bike history.

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Bike Review: Rifton Adaptive Trikes for Kids

Bike Review: Rifton Adaptive Trikes for Kids

While the Rifton is a similar kind of trike, there are a few elements that make it stand out from the Freedom Concepts trikes, and it is a little less expensive as well.

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Up Close With Some Adaptive Bikes For Kids

Up Close With Some Adaptive Bikes For Kids

Little Ding is doing a new round of physical therapy at the RIC (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) and while we were waiting to start his session the other night we decided to check out a couple of the Freedom Concepts adaptive trikes they keep around to use as part of therapy.  The RIC is a […]

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Save Some Money & Make Your Own Balance Bike

Save Some Money & Make Your Own Balance Bike

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the blog Chicargobike you really should.  It’s a great family biking blog written by a couple who ride around this great city with all their kids in tow on a variety of tandems and cargo bikes. They have a lovely blue Onederwater family tandem bike, as […]

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Dottie Has A New Bike & More Velorbis Bikes

Dottie Has A New Bike & More Velorbis Bikes

A picture of Dottie and her new Velorbis bike, as well as some photos of other Velorbis bikes.

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Meet Oma! My New Dutch Bike Finally Arrives!

Meet Oma! My New Dutch Bike Finally Arrives!

Yes, I haven’t posted anything lately, and I promise to rectify that situation quickly with a lot of posts about the BikeWinter Chicago kick-off meeting,  the ThinkBike workshop, and  first off, the arrival of my new bike! This blog was inspired not only by our search for a suitably adapted bike for Little Ding, but […]

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Lovely City Bikes and Updated Adaptive Bike Resources

Lovely City Bikes and Updated Adaptive Bike Resources

My focus on this bike blog is not on racing bikes, touring bikes, or even mountain bikes – though I do love a good mountain bike. Instead,  I write about upright bikes – those bikes that a wide-range of cyclists with varying ability can take advantage of.  These types of bikes can serve many different […]

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