Chris is a bike commuter in Elgin. He rides about a mile and a half each way every work day all year round. He started using a bike to commute to and from work because it gives him a cheaper way to get around town than the bus and the freedom to come and go on his own schedule. Chris appreciates the physical activity that he gets from his commutes. Chris commented that consistency in bike infrastructure and cars respecting bike lanes would be major improvements to the biking life in Elgin.