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Have You Seen These Super Shiny Vintage Schwinns Around Chicago?

Have You Seen These Super Shiny Vintage Schwinns Around Chicago?

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 […]

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Now Here’s a Folding Bike You Don’t See Everyday

Now Here’s a Folding Bike You Don’t See Everyday

I was riding home from work a week or so ago, and I rode by this guy riding this bike down Hubbard Street.   What is it you ask?  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 […]

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An Orange Public Bike on Hubbard Street

An Orange Public Bike on Hubbard Street

Last week as I was riding to work one morning, I caught up with Elena on her very orange, very new, Public bike.

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The Fietscafe (aka The Pedal Pub) Makes it to Chicago!

The Fietscafe (aka The Pedal Pub) Makes it to Chicago!

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 […]

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Bike Review: Gary Fisher Simple City

Bike Review: Gary Fisher Simple City

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 […]

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A Chicago-made Vintage City Bike (Not Schwinn)

A Chicago-made Vintage City Bike (Not Schwinn)

A Vintage Monark-Silver King bike and a little Chicago bike history.

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Dottie Has A New Bike & More Velorbis Bikes

Dottie Has A New Bike & More Velorbis Bikes

A picture of Dottie and her new Velorbis bike, as well as some photos of other Velorbis bikes.

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