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Bike Week

A collection of news and information related to Bike Week published by this site and its partners.

Top Bike Week Articles

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  • Harford man, fiancee to wed at OC Bikefest

    Harford man, fiancee to wed at OC Bikefest
    OC BikeFest returns this week for the third year in a row and this time it's offering a somewhat softer edge: a marriage made in motorcycle heaven. The "Two Wheel Wedding" is set for 4 p.m. at the beach on Saturday for the winners of an essay contest...
  • Cyclist's bike accident results in perfect Chicago flag bruise

    Cyclist's bike accident results in perfect Chicago flag bruise
    As far as biking battle scars go, Melissa Bisch's couldn't be more Chicago.  The 28-year-old Ravenswood resident said she was biking home from work on State Street Wednesday -- during Bike Week no less -- when she misjudged the height of a section of...
  • Chicago one of worst cities to drive

    Chicago one of worst cities to drive
    Chicago is one of the worst cities in the country to drive a car, according to the financial website NerdWallet. The site analyzed data on the cost of owning and maintaining a car, weather trends and how often commuters face delays, and put Chicago...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    After a crash totaled Erica Johnson’s car, she decided owning a car in Chicago was no longer worth the hassle. Johnson, 26, of Norwood Park, used to drive to her job, but now she bikes 4 miles to work in Mayfair or takes a CTA bus when the weather...
  • CTA: Train door problems on the decline

    CTA: Train door problems on the decline
    You know how the saying goes. When one door closes wrong ... there could be significant delays on a CTA train. Brown Line and Blue Line riders recently have experienced door problems during morning rush hour that have led to delays. The Blue Line...
  • Beer, breakfast and bikes

    Beer, breakfast and bikes
    Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago. This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city. Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
  • New bike shop Ancien Cycles to open weekdays at 7 a.m.

    New bike shop Ancien Cycles to open weekdays at 7 a.m.
    Opening at 7 a.m. weekdays and serving local coffee, a new West Town bike shop is aiming to serve commuters. Ancien Cycles will open its doors June 16 at 688 N. Milwaukee Ave.--one of the city's most-trafficked bike lanes. Regular operating hours will...
  • Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal

    Getting Around: Chicago gets closer to mayor's bike lane goal
    Chicago is hustling to reach the finish line next spring on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promise to complete 100 miles of bicycle lanes that are shielded from traffic, and city officials hope the public doesn't judge the project strictly by the number of bike...
  • New Smyrna Beach: Quiet gem at beaches, beyond

    New Smyrna Beach: Quiet gem at beaches, beyond
    Although the signature attraction is 13 miles of white-sand beaches, a visitor can be captivated in New Smyrna Beach without putting toes in the water. Art galleries, museums, antiques shops, history and an array of laid-back bars and eateries compete...
  • Iron men: Vintage motorcycles to take over Clematis on Saturday

    Iron men: Vintage motorcycles to take over Clematis on Saturday
    Daniel Newcomb loves old motorcycles (especially his main ride, a 1976 Honda CJ360), can quote you lines from Marlon Brando’s “The Wild One” and knows the Johnny Cash discography top to bottom. But when his band of bikers rolls onto...
  • Sentinel Mobile Video: Daytona Bike Week in a word

     
    Joe Burbank takes a video camera to Main Street in Daytona Beach and poses this question: "Can you describe Bike Week in one word?", getting some fun results....
  • Florida travel calendar for March

    Florida travel calendar for March
    Check out festivals and events in March across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Feb. 1 -March 9: Bands Brew and BBQ...