Bike Part Vending Machine
Bicycling magazine named Chicago the second-most-bike-friendly city. New protected bike lanes and Divvy certainly help. But then we’ve always had great infrastructure in the Lakefront Trail, a convenient way to traverse north to south with expanding views of the lake and skyline. Lakeshore Bike shop installed a bike vending machine near Waveland Avenue, carrying necessities from inner tubes to locks. Its location near tennis courts may make it a bit off the path, yet knowing this exists is definitely a positive when needing a fix after bike shops are closed. Bonus: it accepts credit cards.
Best of Chicago 2014