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Scenic Shore 150 2008 Bike Route - Day 1 (new Window)
Scenic Shore 150 2008 Bike Route - Day 2 (new Window)
Bike to Motorola Map (new Window)
My Bike Routes on (new Window)
Chicago Bike Map
Chicago Bike Shop Database (external)
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Active Transportation Allilance Blog
My Biking Log - Coming Soon
The Best Way To Teach Your Child To Ride

Links below are external links and will open up a new window

Scenic Shore 150 Photos & Videos - July 23&24 2005
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USA Cycling National Race Calendar
Critial Mass Chicago
Handlebar Bar and Grill
Bike Furniture Design
IDOT Bicycling
Illinois Bicycle Clubs
VeloNews: The Journal of Competitive Cycling
Daily Peloton - Pro Cycling News
Sheldon Brown - Just about everything to know on bicycles
Graham Watson Cycling Photography
Mike's Mega Bicycle Links
Bicycle GIF's collected by Jan Boonstra (CBF Discount Available)
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Competitive Cyclist Fit Calculator
Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Gear Calculator
Stem Chart (compare two stems)
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USA Cycling Clubs - IL
Velo Club Roubaix
XXX Racing
Arlington Flyers
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The League of Illinois Bicyclists (LIB)
Active Transportation Allilance (formerly Chicagoland Bicycle Federation)
League of American Bicyclists
IMBA - International Mountain Bicycling Association
Adventure Cycling Association
Chicago Critical Mass
Friends of the Forest Preserves -Cook County, IL
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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Tyler Hamilton Foundation
Livestrong - Lance Armstrong Foundation
Davis Phinney Foundation
Working Bikes Cooperative
Blackstone Bicycle Works - Bike Shop
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My Favorite Fundraising Rides:
Swedish Days Ride - Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club
Biking with Beanzie - DeKalb County bicycle pathway projects
Scenic Shore 150 - WI Leukemia Lymphoma Society

LIB Bicycle Rides and Events
Illinois Bike Paths and Maps
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Bike Shops I Frequent
- Rudy's Cycle & Fitness - 5711 W Irving Park Road, Chicago.  Nice neighborhood/family shop.
- Amlings Cycle - 8140 N. Milwaukee Ave, Niles, IL.  Full line of bikes and specializes in recumbents.
- Rapid Transit Cycles - 1900 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL.  Urban bike shop.  Very Friendly, but difficult to find parking if you drive.
- Johnny Sprockets - Two locations. I've gone to 3001 N. Broadway St., Chicago, IL.  Word is that Matt is the best wheel guy.
- Village CycleSport - Arlington Heights & Elk Grove Village, IL.  Generally a higher end focus, the AH store also specializes in tandems.
- Lickbike - 310 Lake St., Oak Park, IL.  Great Prices.
- Get a Grip Cycles - 4359 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL.  High End/Custom.

I do not recommend Sportif Importer LTD on west Lawrence Ave in Chicago.  I have been treated rudely each time I have gone into the store and their sale signs never change.

Chicago Bike Shop Directory and Map

Online Stores:
Performance Bike
Bike Nashbar
Price Point
Harris Cyclery - Sheldon Browns home shop in West Newton Massachusetts.
Speedgoat Bicycles - Have not purchased from yet.
WebCyclery - Single Speed Stuff. Have not purchased from yet. Coupon Codes
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