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Lake Shore Drive reopens after annual ‘Bike the Drive’ event

The 12th annual Bike The Drive took place Sunday morning from 5:00-10:15 Lake Shore Drive between 57th Street Bryn Mawr

The 12th annual Bike The Drive took place Sunday morning from 5:00-10:15 on Lake Shore Drive between 57th Street and Bryn Mawr Avenue. Approximately 20,000 cyclists took part in the ride that benefited Active Transportation Alliance which strives to make biking, walking and public transportation easier and safer throughout the Chicago area. Cyclists ride by Grant Park. | Tom Cruze~Sun-Times

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Updated: May 26, 2013 11:45PM



Another “Bike the Drive” has come and gone — with Lake Shore Drive reopening about 11 a.m. Sunday.

About 15 total miles of the drive, both north and southbound, was closed to vehicle traffic as hundreds of bicyclists took to the road. The ride, which began at 5:30 a.m., stretched from Bryn Mawr on the city’s North Side to the Museum of Science and Industry, near 57th Street.

A post-ride festival was held near the north end of Grant Park.



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