Chicago, Aurora Bike Lanes Named ‘Best Of 2016’

PeopleForBikes recently recognized two protected bike lanes in Illinois in the top five best bike lanes in the country. Ranked second in the country is on Randolph...

Distinguished Cycling Retailer Chris Kegel Dies at 63

Owner of Milwaukee retail chain Wheel & Sprocket Chris Kegel passed away Tuesday after fighting liver cancer since September. He was 63, the Milwaukee...

Chicago Rides Along on Lakefront Trail Separation

The project that has all Chicago athletes talking took a step forward Wednesday, when the Chicago Park District board approved a $1.7 million contract...

Don’t Let Winter Stop You … Bike to Work

If you are a dedicated cyclist who doesn’t let the cold temperatures or snow stop you from biking, tomorrow is your day; the Active...

 Divvy Hits 10 Million Riders

Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced that Divvy, Chicago’s popular bike share system, was closing in on a...

Pedestrians, Bicyclists to Get Separate Lakefront Trails by 2018

The days of runners being startled by bikers, and cyclists weaving through pedestrians on the Lakefront Path are over; a new plan will create...

Illinois Leads Country with Most Bicycle Friendly Universities

On Tuesday, the League of American Bicyclists announced 51 Bicycle Friendly Universities, six of which are in Illinois, putting the state at the top...

9 Illinois Communities Recognized as Bicycle Friendly in 2016

This week, the League of American Bicyclists welcomed 26 new and 77 renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFCs), nine of which are in Illinois. DeKalb, Carbondale...

New Cyclocross Site Opens in Chicago

Bicyclists of all abilities can practice tricks and enhance their skills at Chicago’s new, and first of its kind, the Big Marsh Bike Park. Sunday,...

Coros Introduces World’s First Smart Cycling Helmet

Coros Wearables, Inc., announced the launch of LINX, the first smart cycling helmet that uses bone conduction technology in lieu of ear buds to...
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