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A Lunch Ride in the Loop & Historic Buildings

A Lunch Ride in the Loop & Historic Buildings

  It is officially spring in the Midwest, but you would not know it by the chilly weather in Chicago.  The sun has started to peak out a little more, and feels a little brighter and stronger each day, but when the temperatures can’t make it out of the 30s (Fahrenheit) and the wind is […]

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Faux Spring in Chicago & Oma Wants to Hang Out At A Cafe

Faux Spring in Chicago & Oma Wants to Hang Out At A Cafe

We had a brief burst of warmer weather blow through Chicago this past week, and on Friday it was in the mid 40s (F) in Chicago but fairly windy – gusting up to 30mph. That didn’t stop cafes from dragging their tables out nor people from sitting outside if only for a bit. I even […]

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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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You Can Ring My (Dutch Bike) Bell

You Can Ring My (Dutch Bike) Bell

It was a crisp, breezy, fall day on Friday – a great afternoon to be out riding in the city. I was riding my bike north through the Lakeview neighborhood, when I approached a UPS truck parked in my lane.  I was on Sheffield, not a super busy street, so I checked traffic behind me, […]

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Biking to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

Biking to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

A good friend of mine who now lives in Dublin was in town earlier this week.  She wanted to take her kids to the Shedd Aquarium so we decided to meet up there for a day of aquatic fun. This was before the mega-winds blew through Chicago mid-week, so it was a sunny, super-warm, beautiful […]

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Best Way to See the Chicago Marathon? On A Bike!

Best Way to See the Chicago Marathon? On A Bike!

Best way to watch the 2010 Chicago Marathon? Via a bike!

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Taking Oma Out for A Ride Downtown

Taking Oma Out for A Ride Downtown

Taking a ride downtown to do some shopping at Macy’s and load up our purchases on my new dutch bike.

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