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Bike Week

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  • Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City

    Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City
    Dumser's soft ice cream cones were still twirled perilously high, Thrashers' french fries were still doused in vinegar, and the surf was clear and cold as ever, but there were signs of change in Ocean City this summer. In some cases, literally: Town...
  • Lunar Bay 2014 draws smaller but energetic crowd

    Lunar Bay 2014 draws smaller but energetic crowd
    The second annual Lunar Bay Music & Arts Festival drew a smaller but enthusiastic crowd to hear some jam bands and camp out in the woods of Darlington this weekend. A mix of artistically-minded and music-loving attendees set up tents around the...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bike Week At The Old State House

    How did a Civil War veteran become the father of the American bicycle and turn Hartford into the bicycle capital of the world? How did he predict trends in transportation and go on to build other dream machines? Join Steve Goddard, author of "Colonel...
  • Victor Neil Richardson IV: Motorcycles were his work, passion

    Victor Neil Richardson IV: Motorcycles were his work, passion
    Victor Neil Richardson IV, known as "Buckshot" to his motorcycle friends, died doing what he loved. Richardson, 26, died Saturday when his motorcycle crashed a few houses away from his east Orange County home. A third-generation motorcycle enthusiast,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...