Gravel riding is deeply rooted in the Midwest. In fact, it is the love child of Midwest road riding and mountain biking. By some estimates, it started here about a decade ago and has grown spectacularly while admirably sticking to its roots. Many of the rides are free, some require postcard entry and all are […]
The Banff Mountain Film Fest showcases the best adventure, artistic and cultural cinematography in the game. Face shots, big wall solos and SUPing waterfalls. Watch and be inspired. Rumor has it that the film is showing at the Patio Theater at 6008 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago on April 11 and 12. The advertising is […]
Paint on your jeans, wax your mustaches and don your cycling caps – the 2014 Bike Winter Art Show opens on February 21st at 6:00 p.m. This year, the show will be hosted by Ancien Cycles located at 688 North Milwaukee Avenue. Ancien Cycles is a bike shop, cafe and bar (not yet open) but […]
It’s 35 degrees below zero, pitch black, and you are 100 miles into a 135 mile race. The Push.
Winter in the Great Lakes is reliably cold – really cold. That being said, there are a select few that ride high on the feeling of braving the elements and gulping Mother Nature’s perfect cocktail of lake effect snow and subzero wind chills with a polar vortex garnish. It fuels us to lace up the […]