Mike Mitchell restores Chicago-made Schwinn models from the 1960s and ’70s and resells them at Randolph Street’s Chicago Antique Market and out of his garage in Oak Park, Illinois.
West Town Bikes
Milwaukee and Honore
Fork and the Road
Intentionally running over a bicyclist + alcohol = 10 days in jail. Pot + leaving the scene of an accident = up to 3 years.
Tonight from 7 to 10 PM, Lee Diamond leads a free bicycle tour of the north side that leaves from West Town Bikes.
A bill just passed in the Illinois senate makes it a Class A misdemeanor to drive too close to cyclists or throw things at them.
Big Shoulders Realty hosts its West Town Bike Tour on Sat 2/27 from 1 to 3 PM.
Albany Park Bikes hosts a free bike workshop on Sat 2/27 from 1 to 3 PM at Eugene Field Park (5100 N. Ridgeway).
Why people think walking takes longer than driving, and how to increase cycling by getting rid of parking spaces.
Bike Winter hosts a free bike tour of Lincoln Square on Sat 1/30 at 1 PM.
The Active Transportation Alliance offers free coffee and treats to winter bikers on Wed 1/20.
Members of Chicago’s bicycling community discuss ways to remain active through the winter months.
Animated video by Eric Arnstein and Jeff Ryan
Two Wheels vs. Four Wheels Re: “Bikers Beware of Thing-Throwing Jackasses” by Whet Moser, from the Reader blog, August 5 I have two stories that I defy anyone to blame on me being an “annoying biker.” I was waiting at a red light—yes, waiting at a full stop with my foot down, not track standing […]