The Week in Bicycling: 60 Second Cycling Stories

The Week in Bicycling: 60 Second Cycling Stories

Reminder - Chicago Winter Bike Swap is tomorrow, Saturday, January 21st from 9:30am to 3:30pm at Harper College in Palatine.  Still unconvinced that you need to attend, read this!

Congratulations to the diehard city cyclists who participated in today's Winter Bike to Work Day!  Look for an update on this morning's festivities on ATA's website and Facebook page or you can follow them on Twitter.

League of Illinois Bicyclists is looking for support for a bike lane in Crystal Lake.  LIB is sharing a published story about a lack of information surrounding a proposed bike lane on Berkshire Drive.  With a public hearing scheduled February 16th, Crystal Lake cyclists are being urged to get involved and state their case.  Read more at Crystal Lake Patch...

League of Illinois Bicyclists is looking for Mc Henry County cyclists to take a survey.  LIB is hoping you will spend a couple minutes completing the county's General and Bike/Ped surveys for its 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan.  Read more at League of Illinois Bicyclists...

Bicycling infrastructure improvements for Des Plaines.  Des Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan is a cyclist and he's working to make Des Plaines more bike friendly.  Read more at Journal Online...

Much more to comment on - next week!  As usual, our friends in Minnesota are getting tons of press for the strides they're making in bike friendliness.  I feel a full-on editorial is in order...

Also, Sweden is getting a bicycle superhighway.  And one blogger thinks bicycling advocacy groups should mirror the NRA.

And, well, you should probably install Google Reader and subscribe to my news bundle to find every interesting article on bicycling posted daily...

Keep riding and be safe.  See you tomorrow at the Bike Swap!

 

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