Check out these sites for cycling safety tips and info on cycling in Chicago!
Chicago Bikes Youtube channel – A series of short videos showing a lot of the in’s and out’s of riding in Chicago. Great for new and experienced riders.
Velociped.es – helps you find your route on bike. It uses data from the City of Chicago that displays the best routes and bike racks to lock.
The ChainLink – The ultimate Chicago cycling community forum. So much information already available and a great community to get any questions answered.
Active Transportation Alliance – Advocacy group for cycling as well as public transit and pedestrian rights. Tons of great information on their site and they host many events.
Chicago Stolen Bike Registry – where to go in case your bike is stolen. Also, I recommend registering with their link to Bike Shepard! This allows you to create a certificate that can be used to prove that a bike is indeed yours if needed.
Bicycle Ambassadors – Advocacy group for safe cycling.
Chicago Critical Mass – Huge community ride the last Friday of every month!