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The Turtle That Stopped the Yuba Mundo

The Turtle That Stopped the Yuba Mundo

Andrew was riding the Yuba Mundo to work the other morning, and as he rode by North pond in Lincoln Park,  his route was blocked by this turtle trying to get across the path to the pond.  As soon as that turtle saw the big orange bike  he quickly withdrew into his shell.   Andrew was […]

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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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Chicago’s Bike to Work Week Is Underway – Ride All Week!

Chicago’s Bike to Work Week Is Underway – Ride All Week!

Chicago’s own Bike to Work Week 2011 kicked off this weekend and runs through Friday June 17th.  Find a way to ride your bike to work this week whether it’s by riding your bike to the Metra, bus or El, or riding part of the way to work. There will be bike pit stops throughout […]

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Chicago’s Bike To Work Week Starts on Saturday!!

Chicago’s Bike To Work Week Starts on Saturday!!

    Chicago’s own Bike to Work Week 2011 kicks off this Saturday June 11th and runs through Friday June 17th.  The Bike Commuter Challenge is a big part of  the week’s activities.  Anyone can sign up their company to compete in the challenge and you compete against companies of similar size, etc. Anyone who […]

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The Randolph Street Bridge is Open – Now with Bike Lanes!

The Randolph Street Bridge is Open – Now with Bike Lanes!

As I left work a little early last Friday, to kick off Memorial Day Weekend, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that they had re-opened the Randolph Street bridge that spans the Chicago River. An even nicer surprise was that they put in bike lanes!  And not plated bike lanes as on the Wells street […]

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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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