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Something New – Bike Blogs From Around the U.S.

Something New – Bike Blogs From Around the U.S.

While I mostly enjoy winter and the seasons and the crazy weather that is Chicago, right now I’m tired of gray snow, gray skies and blogging about my umpteenth ride in the snow.  So instead,  I give you some bike blogs from around the country. These are blogs that you might not have heard of […]

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Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

I had to make an unplanned trip home to Omaha last weekend (missed the Cocktail Ride, sadly) and while I was there I managed to find some extra time to stop by a great little bike shop that has opened downtown – the only bike shop in downtown Omaha by the way.  Greenstreet Cycles is […]

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A Bike Photo-Op You Don’t See Too Often in Chicago

A Bike Photo-Op You Don’t See Too Often in Chicago

This is a downtown bike rack that I ran across in Holland, Michigan over the weekend.

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Taking a Family Bike Ride on The Betsie Valley Trail

Taking a Family Bike Ride on The Betsie Valley Trail

One day last week, while we were up in northern lower Michigan, we spent a morning riding our bikes on the Betsie Valley Trail – a rails to trail route in Benzie County. The Betsie Valley Trail is built on the bed of the former Ann Arbor Railroad, which carried freight and passengers from Toledo […]

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Frankfort Michigan – A Bike Friendly Town

Frankfort Michigan – A Bike Friendly Town

Last week we took a break from the city and spent a week up north in Michigan near the towns of Frankfort, Beulah, and Bear Lake. All three are great little Michigan lake towns. Frankfort is an especially bike-friendly lake-front town. The fact that it is  located on one end of the Betsie Valley Trail […]

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