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Winter weather doesn’t stop Chicago bikers

Winter weather doesn’t stop Chicago bikers

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2020

It is a cold winter morning as a bicyclist speeds toward Jackson and State. As the light turns red, the bicyclist hits the brakes, but the bike abruptly falls and skids down the street.  “I went straight down and slid from 50 feet in front of the intersection all the way through the intersection...

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Nicole Ross

June 29, 2017

With bikini season around the corner, now’s the time to step up your weekly workout. But if you’re like most people, a cramped gym is the last place you want to spend a bright summer day. Don’t give up yet: we explored the city to find fun ways to get your heart pumping—minus the treadmill. High Intensity...

606 trail showcases West Side neighborhoods

606 trail showcases West Side neighborhoods

Brenden Moore

June 26, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='12863'] Daniel Burnham’s famous call to “make no little plans” ahead of his Plan of Chicago in 1909 set the tone for a city that would go on to achieve architectural and engineering feats once unimaginable. The reversal of the Chicago River, a lakefront free for all to...

Le Tour DePaul: Biking on campus

Le Tour DePaul: Biking on campus

Zhangli Bu

October 12, 2014

As the third largest city in the nation, Chicago is a busy city. According to the City of Chicago website, about 882,430 vehicles pass through Chicago on an average weekday. This has caused safety to become a serious problem for campus bikers, especially for bikers in the Loop Campus, which is one ...

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