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We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Panniers!

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Panniers!

Grocery shopping on a Dutch bike.

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Meet Oma! My New Dutch Bike Finally Arrives!

Meet Oma! My New Dutch Bike Finally Arrives!

Yes, I haven’t posted anything lately, and I promise to rectify that situation quickly with a lot of posts about the BikeWinter Chicago kick-off meeting,  the ThinkBike workshop, and  first off, the arrival of my new bike! This blog was inspired not only by our search for a suitably adapted bike for Little Ding, but […]

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Lovely City Bikes and Updated Adaptive Bike Resources

Lovely City Bikes and Updated Adaptive Bike Resources

My focus on this bike blog is not on racing bikes, touring bikes, or even mountain bikes – though I do love a good mountain bike. Instead,  I write about upright bikes – those bikes that a wide-range of cyclists with varying ability can take advantage of.  These types of bikes can serve many different […]

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A Green City Bike Right Outta Manhattan

A Green City Bike Right Outta Manhattan

Last week when I rode to work I spotted a black bike locked up at the rack outside my office. It’s as if that bike rack has become a magnet for interesting city bikes.

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City Bike Friday – Specialized Globe Bikes Everywhere!

City Bike Friday – Specialized Globe Bikes Everywhere!

Did someone announce a “Ride-Your-Specialized-Globe-Bike-to-Work-Friday” and I missed it?  It certainly seemed like it was last week. It was a beautiful day in Chicago and as I was walking back to my office downtown I spotted this lovely red bike locked up along Washington Street. Pardon the iPhone pictures.  I admit that I was not […]

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A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

Now isn’t that a beautiful bike? Yessirree, that’s the Civia Loring – a great-looking bike made by Civia – a bike brand created in 2007 by those same folks in Minnesota who brought us the Surly, Salsa Cycles, Handspun, and Winwood brands of bikes.

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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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