Day: April 29, 2020

Salem Bicycle Club

The Salem Bicycle Club was formed in 1969 for the purpose of promoting recreational bicycle tours in the local area. Over the years, bicycle advocacy for improved biking conditions has been a priority as well. Since formation of the Salem Bicycle Club, it has grown to more than 400 members. The club supports the advocacy work of the League of American Bicyclists.

The club schedules weekly rides each weekend throughout the year. During the summer, the club also schedules week day evening rides and overnight rides. Ride distances range from 15 to 100 miles. Many routes are specially designed for novices. Non-members are welcome on club rides. All rides have assigned ride coordinators. Each ride participant must sign a release and waiver of liability before the ride and must wear a helmet meeting CPSC requirements.

The club annually sponsors two event rides which are widely publicized and

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Bicycle Day (19th April) | Days Of The Year

Bicycle Day is fast approaching. And while we don’t think it’ll ever take off like Thanksgiving, the popularity of the event is growing by the year. However, it remains a day that’s lost on a lot of people while many others have the completely wrong idea of what the celebration is all about. (Hint: it’s not the obvious answer)

The event has grown at a rapid rate and is set to be bigger than ever in 2020 before enjoying continued development over the years to come. While some people may deem it a strange thing to commemorate, especially when they discover it’s not what they thought, there is no question that it’s here to stay. In truth, it has every right to too.

Just don’t try saying that tongue twister on Bicycle Day.

Learn about Bicycle Day

Given its name, you’d be forgiven for jumping to the conclusion that Bicycle

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Illinois Car Insurance – Quotes, Coverage & Requirements

Car Insurance in Illinois

Illinois monitors car insurance statuses by sending insurance verification questionnaires on a random basis. Don’t be caught off guard.

Read more to learn about IL car insurance requirements, rates, and discounts.

IL Car Insurance Requirements

All drivers, even out-of-state drivers, are required to carry proof of insurance in their vehicle.

Driver’s of vehicles registered in Illinois must comply with Illinois car insurance laws. You must have BOTH:

  • Liability insurance.
  • Uninsured motorist coverage.

Liability Insurance

Liability insurance helps cover your costs associated with injuries or property damage to others resulting from a car accident you cause.

Your liability insurance must have the following minimum coverages:

  • $25,000 for bodily injury per person.
  • $50,000 total for bodily injury per accident.
  • $20,000 for property damage.

Liability insurance does not cover your own costs for personal injuries or property damage.

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance

In Illinois, you must also carry

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January | 2016 | Love to ride my bicycle

Currently in my fourth year in The Netherlands, with four bicycles under my belt, and having photographed more than 1,000 bicycles, I’ve come to develop a pretty good notion of what’s the best second-hand city bicycle to acquire.

An omafiets on the run in Amsterdam

An omafiets on the run in Amsterdam

Hell, you’re going to be riding it almost every day, in harsh weather, busy traffic, big puddles of water, not just cycle paths but also brick roads. And you are also going to park it in busy and frantic places, with a small amount of time to find a good spot, and when you are back, there’s a high probability that someone stole your bike.

Fortunately, time and the natural survival of the fittest answers the quest for the best city bicycle. Look around you, what do the Dutch cycle every-day? A trendy fixie? No way. A powerful mountain bike? I don’t think so. A

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