Old Man Winter Can’t Keep Cyclists Off The Streets

No matter what the weather, some hardy Chicagoans are still out riding their bicycles.


Cyclists spin out along an icy patch near Oak Street. (CBS)

Unseen Ice Sends Cyclists Spinning Out Along Lakefront

Along the lakefront on Tuesday, cyclist after cyclist after cyclist went down.


The city has opened a new mile-long stretch of protected bike lanes on Milwaukee Avenue, one of the most heavily traveled bike corridors in Chicago. (Credit: CBS/File Photo)

New Bike Lanes Help Steer Cyclists To Chicago Bike Week Rally

Cyclists descended on Daley Plaza on Friday morning to tout the benefits of pedaling to work during a rally to end Chicago Bike Week.


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Mayor Seeks Bigger Fines For Cyclists Who Break Traffic Laws, ‘Dooring’

Cyclists who violate traffic laws or motorists who open their doors in front of people on bikes would face steeper fines under a measure Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced to the City Council on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

Lance Armstrong

Chicago Cyclists React To Armstrong Doping Penalty

Along the lakefront Friday night, Chicago bicycling enthusiasts were talking about Armstrong’s decision to stop fighting charges that he used performance enhancing drugs.


Bicycle (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Cycling Group Encourages Chicagoans To Join ‘Bike To Work Week’

Cycling enthusiasts are encouraging others to pedal their way to work during this Bike to Work week in Chicago.


Cyclists ride in the 11th annual Bike the Drive along Lake Shore Drive on May 27, 2012. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Thousands Of Cyclists Take Over Lake Shore Drive

Chicago’s 11th annual Bike the Drive shut down Lake Shore Drive for most of Sunday morning, as thousands of cyclists rode along the lakefront.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2012

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Alderman Calls For License Requirement For Bicyclists

If one alderman has his way, the city might soon ask bike riders to pony up money for the privilege of riding on Chicago streets.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Lakefront Bike Path

Study: Tens Of Thousands Using Lakefront Bike Path Daily

A new study finds tens of thousands of people are using the lakefront bike path every day.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

Protected Bike Lane

Protected Bike Lane Dedicated On Kinzie Street

Chicago is boosting its bike-friendly reputation by giving riders more protection.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2011

Bicycles (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

Study: Thousands Of Cyclists On City Streets

A new study shows thousands of bicyclists travel Chicago streets every weekday – in one case making up nearly 22 percent of the traffic on a September day.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2011