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Bike Winter Family Friday Night

Bike Winter Family Friday Night

This past Friday night was a great night to be out riding – at least before the snow started – low 30s and no real wind. We had to pick up Little D so we decided on a bike + El  trip.  Since I generally ride to work everyday, I already had my bike with […]

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What Do Bike Mechanics Work On in the Winter?

What Do Bike Mechanics Work On in the Winter?

I bike to work pretty much year-round, and these days I park my bike in the McDonald Cycle Center in Millennium Park.   (If you are interested in more pictures of the bike station check out my post from last spring ).  During the warmer months of the year, the mechanics at the station keep pretty […]

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Winter Bike to Work Day 2012 in Chicago

Winter Bike to Work Day 2012 in Chicago

Last Friday was the annual Winter Bike to Work Day here in Chicago.  Organized by the folks from the Active Transportation Alliance and Bike Winter , there was a bike-friendly pit stop downtown in Daley Plaza from 6:00am – 9:00am, with coffee, cheesecake, raffle prizes, and lots of moving around to stay warm. The snow […]

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Will We See You Downtown on Winter Bike To Work Day?

Will We See You Downtown on Winter Bike To Work Day?

This Friday (1/20) is Chicago’s Winter Bike To Work Day!  According to my weather app of choice,  there will be lows around 12 degrees Fahrenheit Thursday night, with highs on Friday in the mid 20s.  There’s also a 60% chance of snow. Bring it on!  If you can make it down to Daley Plaza in […]

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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 Winter is Coming – Winter Gear Made an Appearance This Week

Bike Winter is Coming – Winter Gear Made an Appearance This Week

Once the time changes here in Chicago there’s no doubt that winter is on it’s way. The calendar says it’s late in the year and when it’s dark at 5:00pm you just know that it’s time to dig out the hat and gloves and gear up for winter. Until this past week though, it hasn’t […]

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Biking The Day After the Snowpocalypse

Biking The Day After the Snowpocalypse

Well if you read my post from Tuesday this week, you’ll know that while I had intended to ride to the office for a 1/2 day of work before the blizzard kicked up in the afternoon,  I wimped out.   I cannot claim to be as tough as this cyclist spotted by Mr. Ding while […]

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