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Ben Raines
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Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Please take the age old adages to heart: 'you catch more flies with honey than vinegar' and that one about 'glass houses and stones' - be polite but firm and and certainly non-destructive in any grass roots action..."
Nov 30
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Nov 28
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Glad to hear you're mostly ok, it seemed like you would be. Good luck with the insurance thing. I went through all that after getting T-boned a while back, I recommend seeing a doctor or Physical therapist to get checked out and saving all your…"
Nov 18
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
" Its always good to know where the problem spots are on our usual routes.  I would love it if there were some good visualization of statistics showing where the bike related accidents happen in the city. My guess is that they would simply…"
Nov 16
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"He stood up after I arrived and was talking, I saw him take a picture of the license plate on the car. I am not a doctor, but I suspect he will be ok in time, even after the adrenaline wears off. I saw a helmet on the ground, so, I suspect &…"
Nov 15
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Milwaukee northbound just south of Ogden/ Chicago Ave. Sometimes the obstructions in a bike lane are only momentary, but if that moment happens to be right when you need the lane, and you're blocked in by a curb on one side and parking on the…"
Nov 14
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I guess I get that the bicycle lane is perceived as 'lower traffic' and that we're more maneuverable and able to pass in the car's lane so there would be a real reason to block the bike lane rather than the car lane if the choice…"
Sep 26

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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At 12:54pm on April 26, 2013, Lisa Curcio said…

Hey Ben.  I stop at every single red light too, no matter what.  Not so much for stop signs, though. ;-)  Of course, you go a lot faster than I do, so I might see you at one red light along Milwaukee, but I know I won't see you at any more after that!

At 3:47pm on May 31, 2010, Kelly said…
Hey Ben! Great meeting you today. I owe you a beer for your wonderful helpfulness at the end. ;-) Sorry about the abrupt departure! I thought perhaps you were heading south and we were going east. Either way, thanks for coming out. Next time we'll get better weather. :-) kelly
 
 
 

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