THE BEST DAYS START WITH FRIENDS

WRITTEN BY RALPH BANASIAK

APRIL 24, 2020

Palatine Bike Club promotes cycling, safety

Safety, education and promoting cycling have been the three ways the club has stayed focused. Initially, club members promoted cycling by helping to develop the village's comprehensive bike plan and suggesting infrastructure additions throughout the village: striped bike lanes, bicycle road "sharrows," directional signage and, most recently, bike maintenance stations along the park district trails.

ILLINOIS BICYCLE RULES OF THE ROAD

Bicycle riding is a fun way to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. To remain safe on Illinois roads, bicyclists must obey the same traffic safety laws that govern vehicle drivers. No amount of bicycle safety equipment can adequately protect a rider from the dangerous force of a car or truck if involved in a vehicle collision. The best way to avoid injury is by being prepared for the dangers that streets pose to bicycle riders and by obeying the rules of the road. 

League of American Bicyclists - Smart Cycling

Teaching Bicycling Skills and Building Confidence to Ride

Education has been a core activity of the League since the 1970s. Virtually every state and local bicycling education program can trace its roots directly back to the League’s program. Our education programs are designed to reach people of all ages and abilities by improving skills, building confidence, and teaching others.

Cycling During Coronavirus: Habits Cyclists Should Avoid

How does coronavirus affect cyclists? You might be wondering what you should and should not be doing and how this will impact your training routine.

Let’s go through some important points and answer some crucial questions that you have been asking these days.

WRITTEN BY JEFF BALTON

MARCH 23, 2020

lOVING BIKES IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

At times like these our little bike hobby can seem a bit trivial. I’ve written acerbic columns in the past about such esoterica as my least favourite bottom bracket standard and the evils of poorly thought-out cable routing

WRITTEN BY MATTHEW LOVERIDGE

MARCH 19, 2020