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Dog stories, bike rental, and Chicago puts bicycling on the map

Elly Blue’s latest zine project is Four Paws, Two Wheels, “a compilation of essays about the joys and frustrations of bicycling with (and without) your dog.” Continue reading

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Wherestherack.org marks the spot of Peoria’s bicycle racks

Mike Honnold could have been the seventh generation of his family to pursue farming, but the Kansas, Illinois, native decided to study industrial technology instead. Today he works as an engineer for Caterpillar in Peoria. A former president of the … Continue reading

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40 years later, a map and two questions for people who ride bicycles

I prefer my ampersands unreversed and a bit more indirect approach to Chillicothe, Illinois, than the road identified as “Chillicothe and Edlestein” near the top of this map, but yes, crossing Route 29 is well worth your full attention—as is … Continue reading

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League of Illinois Bicyclists announces Peoria to Bloomington bicycle guide

The new Mackinaw Valley Trail Guide includes a map and cue sheet to help people find their way as they ride bicycles between the Illinois cities of Peoria and Bloomington. The guide, available as a PDF on the League of … Continue reading

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