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A Spooky Overnight at the Aquarium & A Lovely Bike Ride Home

A Spooky Overnight at the Aquarium & A Lovely Bike Ride Home

We tried out some new Halloween activities this year and one of the big hits in our house was Spooky Seas Family Overnight at the Shedd Aquarium. We really love the aquarium (we’re members) – it’s a great facility and a beautiful one as well, the way it is situated right along the lakefront on […]

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Cargo Bike Week Continues – Family Commuting By Bike

Cargo Bike Week Continues – Family Commuting By Bike

On Monday I posted a few pictures about all the kinds of cargo we haul with our long-tail Cargo bike, the Yuba Mundo. Today I’ve got a quick post about how you and your family can commute via cargo bike. The other morning, Andrew and Little Ding had to swing by the RIC (Rehabilitation Institute […]

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It’s Cargo Bike Week – The Bakfiets

It’s Cargo Bike Week – The Bakfiets

As a fun way to lead up to the Cargo Bike Roll Call next week, this week has officially become Cargo Bike Week here at Ding Ding Let’s Ride!  It’s sorta like Shark Week but with less blood. I’ll post about cargo bikes all week up and to the Roll Call on Monday the 12th, […]

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A Fish That Does in Fact Need A Bicycle

A Fish That Does in Fact Need A Bicycle

While Hurricane Irene was barreling up the East Coast of the United States over the weekend, we had beautiful blue skies and sunny days both Saturday and Sunday here in Chicago.  Great days for riding your bikes in the city. We had a few errands to run in Old Town on Sunday, so we grabbed […]

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Chicago Kidical Mass Ride – August 2011

Chicago Kidical Mass Ride – August 2011

This past weekend saw the August edition of  a Chicago Kidical Mass ride take off. This month’s ride was a “Garden Ride”.  We rode our way around the greater Logan Square neighborhood and made stops at two community gardens to meet the gardeners, wander through the greenery, sample kale and other fresh garden goodies, and […]

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Stopping by Schuba’s Bike Bash

Stopping by Schuba’s Bike Bash

I’m catching up on my blogposts and next up is a rundown of the Schubas Bike Bash from a couple of weeks ago. Schubas is a great neighborhood tavern with a small performance hall in the back where I’ve seen a number of great live shows.  It also is one of the few remaining Schlitz Brewery […]

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The June Chicago Kidical Mass Bike Ride & Cupcakes!

The June Chicago Kidical Mass Bike Ride & Cupcakes!

We have a great Kidical Mass ride almost every month of the year in Chicago, on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Generally the ride departs from Palmer Square to a location not too far away, usually one that ends at a park or playground. This month’s ride had a bonus stop scheduled so everyone […]

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