Chicago’s Goal: Best Big City for Bicycling in America http://momentummag.com/features/chicagos-goal-best-big-city-for-bicycling-in-america/ “Building a bicycling network is important to creating a quality of life in Chicago that will attract businesses and families to the city,” announced Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the opening of the Dearborn Street protected bike lanes. en-us <function copyright at 0x6785668> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:13:16 GMT It's good, but not great.
I am happy to be a Chicago biker, potholes or no!]]>
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Chicago =&gt; Milwaukee
There's a couple routes up to Milwaukee from Chicago:

1) Bike paths
There's a series of bike paths from Chicago all the way up to about 10 miles south of Milwaukee. You just need to navigate up to the Robert McClory path (http://www.traillink.com/trail/robert-mcclory-bike-path-(formerly-north-shore-bike-path).aspx), then when you hit Kenosha that'll turn into the Pike Bike trail.

Here's some additional info: http://wibikeroutes.net/Milwaukee-Chicago_files/Milwaukee-Chicago.html

Searching "Chicago to Milwaukee" and choosing the bicycle icon via Google Maps will get you the route too.

I rode this with friends two summers ago up and back and it was a nice route.

2) Follow the lake
I know it sounds simple, but you can follow Sheridan Road all the way up to Wisconsin, then from there just follow the Lake Michigan "Circle Tour" signs.

I rode this last summer by myself and preferred it over the bicycle paths. With that said, I've got a road bike and put in a good amount of miles so if you're hesitant about option #2 just take the paths up.

Good luck!]]>
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Milwaukee to Chicago by bike?
This article makes me MORE curious. I must explore my southern neighbor by bike soon.]]>
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