The League Launches National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National...
Lakefront Trail Separation

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District to Celebrate Completion of Lakefront Trail Separation with The Lakefront...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join the Chicago Park District and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel Ken Griffin to announce the Lakefront Chill...

Bike-Related Accidents, Deaths Continue to Rise

As the number of bicyclists and bike commuters continues to increase, so does the number of bicycle accidents involving motorists, which often result in...

Chicago Athlete’s Top Stories in 2015

With a full year of racing, training and reporting behind us, Chicago Athlete looks back at our most-read stories of 2015. 10. Locals Shine at...
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Cyclists to Take Over Lake Shore Drive on Sunday

Bikes will once again fill Lake Shore Drive this Sunday at the Active Transportation Alliance’s annual MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive. The event,...

Local Cyclists Compete in Cyclo-Cross Nationals

More than 30 Chicagoland cyclists spent last weekend in Asheville, North Carolina, competing in the USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Championship from Jan. 5-10. The men’s...

Have Bike Lanes, Millennials Will Travel

Despite the common stereotype that Millennials are eager to leave the suburbs and experience city living, a new analysis says otherwise; as long as...

Illinois Ranked 14th Among Bike Friendly States

The League of American Bicyclists released its annual Bike Friendly States rankings this week in honor of National Bike to Work Week, and Illinois...
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Full Schedule of Events Planned for Chicago Bike Week

Chicago Bike Week kicks off today, and several events will take place over the next seven days to encourage and bring attention to urban...

Development Clinics Aim to Build Confidence in Cyclists

Photo by Eric Goodwin of Burnham Racing Prior to the start of the Chicago Women’s Elite Cycling team's season at the Glencoe Grand Prix on...