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No Bikes Were Injured In Order to Get These Photos

No Bikes Were Injured In Order to Get These Photos

One of the the great things about riding a bike is that you interact with your surroundings more than in a car, and you tend to ‘see’ your surroundings more.  Biking is not the same as walking,  mind you – I  have time to observe a lot more  when I’m walking than when I’m biking  […]

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Riding Through Chicago Neighborhoods & A Modern Halloween House

Riding Through Chicago Neighborhoods & A Modern Halloween House

Riding around Chicago neighborhoods with a Dutch bike, admiring the seasonal decorations.

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A City Bike Ride: Oma, Gumby, Bike Parking, Historic Train Bridges, And A Barge!

A City Bike Ride: Oma, Gumby, Bike Parking, Historic Train Bridges, And A Barge!

Last Saturday was another of the beautiful and very un-October days we’ve had in Chicago for the last week or so. Sunshine, blue skies, warm temperatures. Mr. Ding and I were kid-free for the weekend, and took advantage of the situation to get some city riding in together on rides that are not yet apropos […]

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A Bike Ride and Real Estate Tour in a Chicago Neighborhood

A Bike Ride and Real Estate Tour in a Chicago Neighborhood

Everyone has that one house that you’re always curious about.  Who lives there, or who bought it, or why has it been for sale for so long, or even who would ever build such a structure and who would possibly live there? One of the many benefits of riding a bike is that you move […]

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What You Miss When You Drive Home From Work

What You Miss When You Drive Home From Work

My bike ride home from work usually takes me through the Fulton Market District here in Chicago. If I took a  bus, cab,  or car home I’d most likely go completely around this perennially interesting neighborhood.  Fulton Market is a sub-section of the West Loop, with it’s south end bordered by the restaurants on Randolph […]

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