Looking for a fun weekend, three Homewood friends decided to go out to a campsite at Woodhaven Lakes in Sublette, Illinois. To get there, they’ll bike 130 miles raising money for dementia charities. Nate Olson suggested the ride to Dana Noble, Greg Castady and Chris Dedo. “It just started on a whim,” said Noble.[Read More…]
Outride, a California-based nonprofit, will be shipping bicycles to James Hart School in Homewood through its Riding For Focus program that encourages students to learn to ride. Hart is one of 55 recipients in the U.S. and Canada to be included in the program. Outride sees cycling benefitting the cognitive,[Read More…]
Residents and cycling enthusiasts of Flossmoor came together on a sunny Saturday morning to participate in the fourth annual Bike the Gem community bike ride. Riders were treated to a scenic 6.5-mile route through the charming Flossmoor neighborhoods. Furthermore, they were granted a sneak peek of the course for the[Read More…]
The Feehery brothers, who grew up in Homewood, race bikes competitively, so they felt really bummed when the 2020 cycling season screeched to a halt in the face of the COVID pandemic. They pivoted to a new project, Brothers Ride 24, a daylong bike ride to raise money for charity.
Freedom on two wheels: On local streets and nearby trails, H-F cyclists find ideal environment for their favorite pasttime
A bicycle, in our increasingly complex world, remains a relatively simple machine. Few simple machines, however, offer us such freedom when we climb aboard.
Keith Kebschull designs his annual Pedal for Prostate fundraising bike ride to be family-friendly and fun. It’s not a race. It’s an opportunity for solace and service and, hopefully, sunshine. The fourth annual ride will begin, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, from the parking lot at[Read More…]
Bike camping. Is that different from regular camping? One way to find out is to attend the bike camping open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Goodspeed Cycles, 2125 183rd St. in Homewood. The cycling business is hosting a Bikepacking 101 clinic and product demonstration[Read More…]