bike lights and reflectors

Keeping You and Your Bike Street Legal in Chicago

Chicago is a great city for cyclists, both casual and serious, even in our harsh winters. But did you know that you can make biking a safer and overall better experience for everyone – fellow cyclists, pedestrians, and motorists alike – simply by familiarizing yourself with the Chicago bike laws? Generally, cyclists are subject to […]
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history of triathlons

History of the Triathlon

The Triathlon, the Ultimate Race A triathlon is a multi-stage, long distance race usually consisting of three components: swimming, bicycling, and running over various distances. It is a high-endurance three-sport competition, considered by many one of the most difficult single-day sporting events, and requires a considerable amount of strength, stamina, training, and dedication to complete. […]
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bike helmet safety

Bike Helmet Safety

The Windy City is a great place to be a bike rider. For many cycling is the ideal way to commute to work. Riding a bike is also a great way to get into shape. When you are riding a bicycle in a busy city like Chicago, you always should wear a helmet. It is […]
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chicago bike trails

Chicago’s Most Delightful Bike Trails

Spring is in the air, so now is the perfect time to dust off your trusty Trek bicycle and hit some trails. Winding through the windy city and its vicinity are trails to delight every type of biker. Whether you want to enjoy some healthy exercise, take a leisurely ride, or train for a triathlon, […]
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preparing for your first triathlon

Preparing for Your First Triathlon

Training for a triathlon is a long process that tests your strength, speed and endurance. Follow Village Cycle’s Triathlon tips to ensure a successful first race! Choose a Location While registering for a triathlon in an exotic far off location sounds exciting, it’s best to keep it close to home for your first tri since […]
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