Posts tagged "Winter Cycling"

Cycling controversies and cabin fever: I just want to ride!

Cycling controversies and cabin fever: I just want to ride!
Old Man Winter has got my tongue. Not to worry, I’m not stranded at the foot of the driveway, stuck to the light pole, fending off hungry coyotes. It’s more like a case of laryngitis. As winter wears on, I seem to be losing my voice. Or my desire to use it. It’s not that... Read more »

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... Read more »

Close Encounters Can Happen on the Bike Path

I’m pretty sure he saw me coming. I’m certain he wasn’t expecting to see a cyclist in the middle of the afternoon on an early January day.  But I was rather hard to miss as I sat tall atop the saddle of my bike.  Though my bike and I were mostly clad in black, we... Read more »
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It's Not Spring, But I'll Take It!

It's Not Spring, But I'll Take It!
I don’t think I’ve ever ridden my bike in January. Once the temperature drops below forty or the first snowflakes hit the ground (whether they stick or not), my bikes are cleaned, lubed, spit-polished and hung on the wall like the fine pieces of art that they are. I never expected a fifty degree day... Read more »