Tag: bike lanes

Chicago Divvy bikes are borderline military vehicles

Some people drive to work. Others take a train. For me, once it gets above 40 degrees, I start heading to work in a tank. Don’t get me wrong, I dabble with the other modes of transportation. During winter and “thaw,” I’m right there with you riding the bus or crammed in on the Red Line. This... Read more »

How to bike to work without turning every car against you

I was sitting on a Divvy bike at the intersection of Kinzie and Absolute Chaos, one of those five street intersections where you just kind of close your eyes and hope for the best. The traffic signals were a red light, a green arrow, and I’m pretty sure a blue question mark. I started pedaling... Read more »