Bike Camping In and Around Chicago

Check it out, y’all! Tiny Fix’s very own Lisa has launched a website all about bike camping. It’s called Bike Camp Chicago and it’s already got some great content up, including reviews of trails and campsites.

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More Rides! Donuts!

Ladies! Club BFF is doing another ride that I’m definitely planning on hitting up. Saturday, June 13, at 10 AM, Club BFF is doing a ride to Pullman, one of Chicago’s most historic neighborhoods. The Pullman Historic District is a unique community, built in 1880-84 as a planned model industrial town for the Pullman’s Palace Car Company. Most […]

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Self-Promotion Thursday: Ride to Rainbow Cone

Heads up, ladies! Next Saturday, May 16, I am leading a Club BFF ride to Rainbow Cone. The ride is about 30 miles round trip at a pretty comfortable commuting speed of 15-18 mph. Maybe riding your bike and eating a ton of ice cream isn’t your thing, but for those of you who know […]

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HIT AND RUN

Last Friday, Ricardo Capistrano was biking on North Avenue when he was hit by a dark-colored 4-door GMC or Chevrolet SUV traveling east on North Avenue and then making a left-hand turn onto Talman Avenue. He is currently hospitalized with a punctured lung and bleeding around his brain, in addition to other serious injuries. The driver who […]

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Goin’ Campin’ : Get Yourself a Plan

  It’s warming up again (finally!) and that means one thing: Camping Season. I’m here to bring you the scoop on camping in the Chicago region. Some of you may remember Kaz’s post about this subject, and I highly recommend also checking that out. Last season, Tiny Fixers Anna and Lisa (me!), and a bunch of […]

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Your New Commuting Theme Song

  Here you go my lovelies.  It’s your new commuting jam. You’re welcome.   To the tune of “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor   Intro Bike, bike bike bike, bike bike bike, bike bike biiiiiike 5x Riding up, bike on the street Making time, taking chances Went the distance, now I’m back on Kinzie […]

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Smell Ya Later, Tiny Fix

If you’ve noticed that it’s been all weeds and crickets around here at Tiny Fix lately, you’re not the only one. I’ve often been frustrated when blogs stop updating regularly without explanation, so I wanted to let our readership what’s been going on with Tiny Fix, and with me, personally. Tiny Fix still exists! We […]

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Don’t Drive Like a Dickweed: 10 Rules for All Drivers

It may very well be that writing a How Not To Kill Cyclists With Your Car article on a bike website won’t really reach the intended audience. But hey, the last time we used the word dickweed in a title the article blew up, so here’s hoping. Me, to drivers Drivers need to learn how […]

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Gearcrush: Pure Purist Edition

Mythical State of Jefferson Permanent Brovet Water Bottle – $10 Specialized’s Purist water bottles are the standard among cyclists the world over. Nobody wants a bottle so stiff that you can’t dump cold water over your head during a long ride, or a funky plastic that leeches off-flavors and harmful chemicals into your water. But […]

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Bandit Cross: Night Moves August 22nd (MPLS)

Bike Jerks are throwing yet another bandit cross event in Minneapolis! Peep the Facebook event here and get ready for some fun in the dark. Friday, August 22nd 10pm Minnehaha Falls Dog Park, Minneapolis Facebook event Cross season is right around the corner so it’s time to start cranking up the Bandit Cross fun machine, […]

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