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Bikers Ducking Safety at their Own Risk

Bikers Ducking Safety at their Own Risk

While Chicago has been known for its skyscrapers, the most recent trend has been bicycle transportation on the streets. With more people riding not only Divvy bikes, but also bikes in general, the question becomes, what safety precautions are riders taking or better yet, do they even know the laws for themselves as bikers? In this video you […]

Cycle Bike Shop Responds to Chicago’s Recent Bicycle Craze

Carmichael Pusateri, the owner of Cycle Bike Shop, has been around to see all of the recent trends in Chicago cycling, including its recent spike in popularity. Pusateri, a former bike messenger turned business owner, opened the bicycle store in 1992 on the 1400 block of South Michigan Avenue. Being in the area for over […]

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Chicago Comes in at No. 2 for Biking

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Chicago Comes in at No. 2 for Biking

Chicago has been named by Bicycling Magazine as the second most bike-friendly city – New York City came in at No. 1. The publication pointed to Chicago’s protected bike lanes and its Divvy bike-sharing program. Chicago was in 10th place in 2010 and moved up to the No. 5 slot in 2012. Columbia College Chicago’s Lea Elgin takes […]

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How Not to Get Your Bike Stolen

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How Not to Get Your Bike Stolen

Learn how to avoid bike theft. Become a member of the Active Transportation Alliance today @ www.activetrans.org/membership via How Not to Get Your Bike Stolen – YouTube. Published on Aug 7, 2014 Like this: Like Loading…

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Bronzeville Bike Box Offers Southside Service

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Bronzeville Bike Box Offers Southside Service

Setting out on a ride, it is usually a good idea to have some sense of where the local bike stores are. From potholes to glass in the bike lanes, any ride can turn troublesome, especially if you can’t easily get to a bike store. For riders and residents who are cycling around historic Bronzeville, there […]

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Closed Bridges have Blue Island Residents Driving in Circles

Riding on a weekend in Blue Island, 22-year-old resident Taylor Morey scrambles to find an alternate route to get to work because of the most recent bridge closure on Francisco St. in Blue Island. “It’s honestly a very big inconvenience,” Morey said. Blue Island, a city that is split by the Cal Sag Channel, once […]

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U. of. C Students Look to uPass to Alleviate Commuting Struggles

Administrators at the University of Chicago are discussing bringing the CTA’s uPass to the school. Students have long complained about the lack of a uPass and their inability to readily access the CTA and downtown Chicago. Hamid Bendaas, a member of the Student Government Association at University of Chicago, said possible implementation of the uPass […]

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