If you ever spend any time on the near west side of Chicago around the Humboldt Park neighborhood, you’ve probably seen the mini-bike parades that cruise by in the summer with very shiny vintage Schwinn bikes ridden by smiling riders waving Puerto Rican flags. These my friends, are the Chicago Cruisers. John Greenfield, of the […]
by Samantha on August 25, 2011
by Samantha on August 12, 2011
I was riding home from work a week or so ago, and I rode by this guy riding this bike down Hubbard Street. Â What is it you ask?Â Well, it’ s a Strida LT. A lightweight folding bike made for the city. L Here are a few more details about this interesting bike: powder-coated […]
by Samantha on August 2, 2011
Last week as I was riding to work one morning, I caught up with Elena on her very orange, very new, Public bike.
by Samantha on May 17, 2011
A couple of weeks ago we looked out our windows and saw this contraption rolling through our neighborhood. I admit that I had no prior knowledge of pedal pubs, or “Fietscafe” as they are called in the Netherlands. Yes, that’s right, this is another fine biking creation from our fine friends up in the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt […]
by Samantha on April 7, 2011
Last Sunday, at the Women Who Bike brunch, I had the opportunity to see Megan again and get a few pictures of her great city bike – a Gary Fisher Simple City. I remembered her bike from previous brunches and was hoping I’d run into her or another one of our brunch mates who also […]
by Samantha on February 21, 2011
A Vintage Monark-Silver King bike and a little Chicago bike history.
by Samantha on January 10, 2011
A picture of Dottie and her new Velorbis bike, as well as some photos of other Velorbis bikes.
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