From winter to spring…

Right now – late March through early April – is the most refreshing time to ride a bike in Chicago.  The visible signs of fading winter and approaching spring make me so grateful, I could weep.  The chill in the air is enough to make my cheeks rosy, not to cause frost bite.  The sun is still up and slowly setting as I make my way home.  And the Lakefront Trail is calm and peaceful, not yet overcrowded.



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I hope you all are enjoying your bike rides just as much!

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6 thoughts on “From winter to spring…

  1. Thom Wilson says:

    Great photos Dottie, thanks.
    It’s really assuring to see the ice breaking up –
    cold weather slowly receding to where it belongs…. Canada, HA!

  2. steve_a_dfw says:

    Do they still mostly call it the “Sears Tower?”

  3. Wow, beautiful photos! I stumbled on your blog while reading up on women commuting trends. Can’t wait to read more.

  4. Laura Carter says:

    I just stumbled upon your blog too, and I’m really enjoying reading the archived posts and comments. I especially liked “You know you’re a bicycle commuter when…” I’ve had to use my car sporadically since January, but last week I turned in my sticker. I declare it SPRING!

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