Posts tagged "Mike Bentley's Bike Rides"

60 Second Cycling: Biking Stories You May Have Missed

Here’s a quick summary of bicycling-related stories you may have missed: Illinois’ Dead Red Stoplight Law now in effect!  If you are riding anywhere in the state outside the city limits of Chicago, you may now legally proceed through a red light (traffic permitting) after waiting 120 seconds for the light to change.  This law... Read more »

Sixty Second Cycling: Upcoming Events & Weekly Recap

I’m definitely phoning it in this Friday. Instead of being downtown at Daley Plaza celebrating Chicago’s Bike To Work Week, I’m in a hotel room midway to Sioux Falls, South Dakota (via Minneapolis).  A hectic work schedule has prevented me from partaking in a great week of Chicago cycling events and some of the best... Read more »

Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend Events and Places to Ride

Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend Events and Places to Ride
National Bike Month may be over, but bicycling will continue indefinitely! Warm weather is here to stay and you don’t have to look very far to find somewhere fun to ride.  Even if you’re not sure about participating in a local or regional event, you need look no further than Google Maps for suggestions on... Read more »
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Sixty Second Cycling: Bike to Work Day and Upcoming Events

Sixty Second Cycling: Bike to Work Day and Upcoming Events
Today is Bike to Work Day!  By the time you read this, you will already have ridden your bike to work, completely forgotten that you wanted to, or have long since dismissed it as a possibility.  No matter what worked out for you personally, take a moment to look around and notice if there are... Read more »

Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend and More Bike Month Events!

Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend and More Bike Month Events!
The great events of National Bike Month just keep coming! Next week is Bike to Work Week while next Friday, May 18th, is the official National Bike to Work Day.  We Chicagoans can celebrate twice with our own Bike to Work Week June 9th through 15th featuring the ATA’s Bike Commuter Challenge. You can also... Read more »

Sixty Second Cycling: Bike Month Events Galore!

Sixty Second Cycling: Bike Month Events Galore!
As National Bike Month shifts into high gear, there is no shortage of cycling events to kick off your riding season. Bike to School Day, May 9th.  As featured in yesterday’s post, this is the first ever Bike to School Day and your participation is required to help make it a success.  A great feature... Read more »
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Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend Events

Sixty Second Cycling: Weekend Events
Here’s what’s happening in our area this weekend: Saturday, April 21st:  Whole Foods Market Spring Green Bicycle Drive in Hinsdale (8am – 12pm).  Bring in your old bike, bike trailer, and / or bike tools and help provide much-needed transportation to individuals participating in programs through We Role Cycle Works and Growing Power Farms Chicago.... Read more »

Find Upcoming Cycling Events at the chainlink!

I’m heading north to do some bike dealer events and sales clinics for the next 10 – 12 days and ran out of time this morning to post “60 Second Cycling; Week in Review and Upcoming Events”. Please visit the chainlink for a calendar of what’s going on in the Chicago area this weekend.  While... Read more »

60 Second Cycling Summary: Upcoming Events and Week in Review

60 Second Cycling Summary: Upcoming Events and Week in Review
I would love to hear from any of you participating in 30 Days of Biking – especially on uninspiring days like yesterday with high winds and low temps (I barely made 7 miles). Had it not been for my commitment to riding every day in April, I would have been content just to read all... Read more »
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