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Great Bike Parking: The Millennium Park Bike Station

Great Bike Parking: The Millennium Park Bike Station

It’s Friday but instead of a Hall of Shame entry I’m posting a complimentary bike parking story. Due to a new commuter route, I’ve had the chance to fully check out the Millennium Park bike station also known as the McDonald’s Cycle Center. It’s an amazing facility in the heart of downtown Chicago that includes […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Dominick’s on East Grand Ave.

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Dominick’s on East Grand Ave.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted an entry for the Bike Parking Hall of Shame, but today we have an all-new entry. I was riding past the Dominick’s store on East Grand and Columbus on the bus, and couldn’t believe that I didn’t see any bike racks. I was back over in that neighborhood […]

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Bike Parking For Princesses

Bike Parking For Princesses

I’ve been incredibly busy with a few too many projects on my plate at the moment, and my overall posts have slowed down – especially my bike parking and “Bike Parking Hall of Shame” posts.  I will say though that a few of the places I’ve ridden by fully expecting to see a lack of […]

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Bike Economics: The Costs & Benefits of Bike Parking vs Car Parking

Bike Economics: The Costs & Benefits of Bike Parking vs Car Parking

  Elly Blue of the Zine Taking the Lane, columnist for Grist, Momentum and former managing editor of BikePortland.org recently published a 4-part series on Grist.org about the economics of biking.  Great great articles, great writing, and part 4 focuses on a topic near and dear to the heart of yours truly.  Elly makes a […]

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Here’s What Tavern Bike Parking Should Look Like!

Here’s What Tavern Bike Parking Should Look Like!

No time for a Bike Parking Hall of Shame entry this week, but instead I have a sort of gold star of bike parking – at least as far as neighborhood taverns go.  I stopped by the Empty Bottle for the early set last night, to catch a honky-tonk band called the Hoyle Brothers. Great […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Neighborhood Taverns Part 2

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Neighborhood Taverns Part 2

I apologize for the dearth of posts the last week or two, it’s been a busy time at the house of “ding”.  Earlier this year I wrote a post about neighborhood taverns in Chicago that lack bike parking, and gave kudos to those that do provide handy U-racks. There are a lot of lovely corner […]

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Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Redmond’s Ale House in Lakeview

Bike Parking Hall of Shame: Redmond’s Ale House in Lakeview

Happy Friday! While I’m still gathering photos for the next post on neighborhood taverns, I rode by this establishment the other afternoon and couldn’t help but snap a few pictures for the weekly Bike Parking Hall of Shame. You’ll find this odd bike rack set up along  3358 N. Sheffield Avenue in the Lakeview neighborhood […]

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