Bikes aren’t cheap—but neither is public transit! If you or someone you know is a Black trans person in Chicago looking for a free bike, sign up for one through the Black Transport Project. BTP begins reviewing applications October 1 and will be supplying bikes on a rolling basis. When your name is drawn, you […]
A newly expanded guide to chill cycling routes in the city and beyond
Bike the city in peace using our Mellow Chicago Bike Map, drink and ride in northwest Indiana, meet Woodlawn’s mechanics in training and more.
Consider opting out of riding on our city’s hectic, car-choked arterials in favor of peaceful side streets.
Also, Yelp names the five best Chicago neighborhoods to open a business in.
Isa Giallorenzo’s Street View ran into a guy who knows how to balance his details.
The Trib columnist continues to create excuses to bash cyclists.
The worst winter in decades inspired a design firm and frame builder to fashion a bike tough enough for this town.
This nonprofit burns rubber for literacy.
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A collision between a bike commuter and motorist raises questions about whether we’re too lenient toward those who drink and drive.
The Paramount Room has a new bike repair stand for the hundreds of cyclists who ride along Milwaukee.
Not only do they charge a couple bucks less to fix a flat tire than most local bike shops ($10, which includes the tube), they also throw in a free Stumptown coffee.
Summer Guide: A cycling guide to three brewpubs outside the city’s limits—yes, Three Floyds included
Find out about the Lakefront Trail’s conditions via the Active Transportation Alliance’s Twitter feed and the hashtag #CHILFT