http://kozy.com – A premier bicycle shop in Chicago that has great service and great prices.
http://www.eriksbikeshop.com – A bike shop owned by Eric, who started it when he was 13, really started his business through high school.
http://www.greenbaycycles.com – A family bike store in the northern suburbs of Chicago. The owners and employees are experts in the field of bicycling.
http://www.performancebike.com/bike-shop/store/northbrook – “Great products at great prices” is how the husband wife team started their bike catalog company.
https://www.rei.com/stores/northbrook.html – An outdoor store in the United States that sells a variety of outdoor equipment including bicycles.
http://dansbikeshop.us – A bike store in Berwyn, Illinois that specializes in repairs under 24 hours.
http://mikesbikeshoppalatine.com – Mike’s is in Palatine, Illinois and they are committed to biking and how it is a very green way to travel.
http://www.roscoevillagebikes.com – A bike shop in downtown Chicago that caters to all riders and all levels. Their mechanics can work on a wide variety of bikes.
Riding groups (Chicago area)
https://chicagocyclingclub.org – A diverse group of Chicago bicyclists who all love to ride their bikes.
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/bike_chicago0.html – A city of Chicago website that has links to groups all over the area.
http://www.mikebentley.com/bike/ilclubs.htm – A website directory of Illinois bike clubs.
http://www.majortaylorchicago.com – This group says healthy lifestyles which incorporates biking is a very healthy way to live.
http://www.bikechicago.info – A Chicago bike resource page.
http://www.thechainlink.org – A group for cyclists to connect with each other and find rides and people to ride with. This group helps share resources and grow the bicycle community.
http://halfacrecycling.org – A small group of Chicago cyclists who love to race.
Safety advocates (Chicago/Illinois)
http://www.bikesafetyquiz.com – An online bike safety quiz offering questions about the rules of the road.
https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/dsd_a143.pdf – Through cyberdirve Illinois, someone can read the rules of the road.
http://chicagocompletestreets.org/your-safety/enforcement-laws/ – The laws in the Chicago area that pertain to bicyclists.
http://www.idot.illinois.gov/home/bicycle – Illinois Department of Transportation website that gives some travel information and safety information for bycyclists.
http://www.wheelingil.gov/Services/Police/CrimePreventionAndSafety/BikeSafety.asp – A Chicago suburb, Wheeling, and their safety information for bike riders.
http://fs.illinois.edu/services/more-services/tdm/biking/bicycle-safety – University of Illinois bike safety information.