Pre-Tour Bicycle Tune-Up Checklist (from adventure cycling)

Pre-Tour Bicycle Tune-Up Checklist (from adventure cycling)

Pre-Tour Bicycle Tune-Up Checklist Apr 13, 2015 Any time I’m planning out a trip, regardless of location or distance, the very first thing I do is break into an Excel spreadsheet. Keeping things organized in my head has never been one of my stronger suits, so I need to get it all down on a list before something else grabs my attention. Lists also give me a little more confidence going into a tour as reassurance that the things I’ve...

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Indiana Sand Dunes Bike Ride

Indiana Sand Dunes Bike Ride

To all who have been interested in ¬†a C4Cycling bicycle ride and campout to the Indiana Dunes. OK, here’s the story of our planned trip of June 1-2: ¬†As of Friday only Audrey ¬†and I had responded to do the ride. ¬†As the weather was iffy with rain all week and predictions of more, we did not ride. ¬†In fact, although most of Sat. was fine, it did ¬†pour in late afternoon and evening. ¬†But another reason for the cancellation was that there...

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BIKE COMMUTING GROWTH

BIKE COMMUTING GROWTH

From PlanetSave Here are a couple reposts from Bikocity. The first documents the¬†rise of bike commuting in the US, especially in ‚ÄúBicycle Friendly Communities‚ÄĚ and 10 key cities. The second repost is about¬†how Bicycle Friendly Communities are evaluated. Check them out: Where Bike Commuting Grows Fastest (Infographics) The League of American Bicyclists recently created some cool infographics about bicycle commuter growth across the country. In...

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Bike culture 101

Bike culture 101

The best places for Chicago cyclists to meet up, tune up and ride like the wind. May 17, 2013 By: Leah Pickett Just in time for summer bike season, Walk Score (the company best known for rating the walkability of neighborhoods across the country) awarded Chicago the number 10 spot on its list of most bikeable American cities. Sure, we lag behind Portland, San Francisco and New York, but we beat Austin! Hipsters unite. Of course, not all Chicago...

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