Heritage Bicycles "Joy Ride"

A short commercial for Chicago-based Heritage Bicycles. more »

Nov 5, 2014 7:41 AM Videos

Photo by Mia Kohout

Legacy Frameworks Rambler

Legacy Frameworks creates fun and comfortable city bikes in Illinois. more »

Jul 22, 2014 10:06 AM Bikes

Chicago’s Bike Shop Scene: Women Taking Charge

Chicago is no longer a man’s world – bike world, that is. In the span of a few weeks, two women-owned bike shops have opened in Chicago’s thriving bike community. more »

Apr 10, 2014 7:53 AM Features 1 Comments

Photo by Martha Williams

BikeStyle: Leah Missbach Day

Leah Missbach Day, co-founder and photographer for World Bicycle Relief (WBR) in Chicago, IL, shares her BikeStyle. more »

Oct 3, 2013 7:15 AM BikeStyle

Photo by Martha Williams

BikeStyle: Gabe Klein

Gabe Klein, Commissioner for the Department of Transportation in Chicago, IL, shares his Bikestyle. more »

Apr 22, 2013 12:00 AM BikeStyle

Photos Courtesy of John Greenfield

Chicago’s 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. more »

Feb 22, 2013 12:00 AM Features 3 Comments

Photo by Melissa O'Neal Salvatore.

Bike Shop - Heritage Bicycles General Store

It is misleading to call Heritage Bicycles General Store a bike shop, because it’s so much more: a space where locally handcrafted bicycles are built, a beautiful retro-inspired café and a community gathering place. more »

Feb 18, 2013 11:47 AM Bike Shops 2 Comments

Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee

Chicago Visitors' Guide

Chicago really shines in the summer, but spring and autumn can be beautiful times to ride here, too. The easiest way to sample some of the city's best cycling is a spin on the Lakefront Trail. more »

Feb 17, 2012 12:00 AM Features

Visit Chicago by Bike

Chicago has a thriving bicycle culture and many bike-friendly sights and sounds just waiting for you to discover. more »

Sep 8, 2011 4:50 PM Features

Photos by Christopher Dilts

Cycle Messager World Championships

Chicago delivers the 2012 Cycle Messenger World Championships more »

Jun 8, 2011 12:43 PM News 1 Comments

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Climate Cycle “Ride to Recharge”

Climate Cycle “Ride to Recharge” offers serious cyclists 62 and 125-mile courses. more »

Apr 27, 2011 11:31 AM News

Give a Minute

A fun engagement tool for people to take a minute and think about improving their city. more »

Feb 10, 2011 3:21 PM News 1 Comments

Winter Biking Primer

Tips for winter biking from Chicago. more »

Jan 28, 2011 1:39 PM 1 Comments

Prey on Cyclists? Face a Felony

Illinois signs a law to penalize motorists who are reckless towards cyclists. more »

Sep 1, 2010 8:48 PM News

Elliott Rader

Online Trip: Planning Tools Getting Better

The internet is making it easier for cyclists to map specific routes when riding in the city. Makes life a little easier, right? more »

Jul 1, 2010 11:55 PM

John Greenfield

Biking in Hyde Park: Circles in the Square

As well as being the home of Barack Obama, Hyde Park is the epicentre of bicycle culture in Chicago with world famous architecture, classic cycling gear and iconic eateries. more »

Jul 1, 2010 9:43 PM 1 Comments

Amy Walker

Bicycle Photo Contest and Exhibit for Chicagoland

Like cycling and photography? Chicago is holding a photo contest! more »

Jul 1, 2010 9:14 PM

Jason Greenberg

Chicago Celebrates Cycling

Chicago holds Kidical Mass, a laid back and gentler Critical Mass ride specifically for children. more »

Jul 1, 2010 3:31 PM

Active Transportation

Active Trans Crash Support

Active Trans' new crash support hotline educates riders on their rights when an accident occurs. more »

Jul 1, 2010 1:56 PM

Saluting Bikes

Greg Borzo wants to know what should be put on Lincoln Parks empty pedestal. more »

May 1, 2010 2:30 PM