Have a friend interested in bike-commuting but has no idea how or where to start? Some good online resources:
www.1world2wheels.org A Trek-sponsored site with helpful free videos on bike commuting basics, selecting a bike, changing a tire. Also the ‘why’ behind bike advocacy, commuting and bike lifestyle.
www.Biketraffic.org/trickstips From the Chicagoland Bike Federation, a good downloadable bike-to-work guide and links to the amazing number of Chicago-area resources: bike schools, urban tricks and tips, bike parking, a Chicagoland Bicycle Map, events and activities.
www.bicycleindiana.org Safe Bicycling in Indiana, a good booklet on bike commuting basics: gear, traffic, safety, rules of the road, trouble, night and bad weather biking, parking. Also available by download soon. Free hardcopies by calling 1-800-bike-110.