Cycling in Chicago, IL
The Windy City has a history of cycling and bicycle advocating that spans over more than 150 years. People have started joining into cycling clubs in Chicago as early as the late 19th century, and the city has stayed true to its cycling roots to this day. Chicago had more than 21,000 cyclists in 2014, or 1.7% of its population. Cyclists in Chicago can ride their bikes on more than 200 miles of on-road bicycle lanes, and by 2020, the city should have 445 miles of lanes and paths more, as well as the appropriate infrastructure.
Best Bicycle shops in Chicago
At one point in history, more than 60% of bikes and accessories for bikes were made with 150 miles of Chicago. People living in the Windy City know their bikes, and a fair share of them has taken that knowledge to a professional level. Hence, there’s no lack of bike shops in the city.
These are only some of the bicycle shops in and around Chicago – the full list would be too long to read. So, we’ve decided to list only the shops which have the best reviews. That way, we are sure that the shops we recommend to you are the shops that provide quality service and provide the best service to their customers and their bikes.
|Comrade Cycles||1908 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60622||4,97|
|Roscoe Village Bikes||2016 W Roscoe St Chicago, IL 60618||4,92|
|Bobby’s Bike Hike Tours & Rentals||540 N Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60611||4,90|
|Smart Bike Parts||3031 W Armitage Ave Chicago, IL 60647||4,54|
|Heritage Bicycles General Store||2959 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657||4,54|
|Uptown Bikes||4653 N Broadway St Chicago, IL 60640||4,54|
|The Bike Lane||2130 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago, IL 60647||4,52|
|Cycle Smithy||2468 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60614||4,49|
|A Nearly New Shop||4075 N Broadway St Chicago, IL 60613||4,49|
|Lakeshore Bike||3650 N Recreation Dr Chicago, IL 60613||4,47|
|Johnny Sprockets||3001 N Broadway St Chicago, IL 60657||4,29|
|Working Bikes||2434 S Western Ave Chicago, IL 60608||4,27|
|On The Route Bicycles||3144 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657||4,18|
|Kozy’s Cyclery||219 W Erie St Chicago, IL 60654||4,14|
|Village Cycle Center||1337 N Wells St Chicago, IL 60610||4,06|
|Boulevard Bikes||2535 N Kedzie Blvd Chicago, IL 60647||3,99|
|Performance Bicycle||2720 N Halsted St Chicago, IL 60614||3,78|
Chicago Cycling News
Bloomington Pantagraph - 2 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says there were more than 300 reported cases of bikes hitting open car doors in Chicago in 2015 — a 50 percent jump from the year before....
USA TODAY - 53 minutes ago
Nearly 40% of them specifically planned to cycle. Peloton and SoulCycle are especially popular among younger travelers. In Westin's case, the Peloton guest rooms are available at select...
Streetsblog Chicago (blog) - 3 days ago
However, as a recent post on the Chicago Bike Report pointed out, Divvy's popularity has led to some distribution issues. The author noted that, during the p.m. rush, many downtown stations are...
Streetsblog Chicago (blog) - 3 weeks ago
Boulevard was opened in 2003 by veteran bike mechanic Kevin Womac, with a focus on selling city bikes for practical transportation, plus touring and fixed-gear cycles, as well as commuting...
Travel Market Report - 3 days ago
The Peloton bikes have been added to guest rooms in Chicago, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles and Boston hotels and fitness studios in Austin, Detroit, Denver, New York City, Palo Alto,...
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