Mark your calendars for West Town Bikes’ 4th Annual Bikecitement Night! on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Revolution Brewing (2323 N Milwaukee Ave)Please join our board, staff, and youth to honor our partners and celebrate 13 years of nurturing Chicago’s future leaders and strengthening Chicago's bike scene. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and Revolution beer.Individual tickets are $50 each or consider supporting us at one of the sponsorship levels below. Proceeds support…See More
"I've not come across any judges (in the civil divisions of the court) that have been notably unfair to bicyclists. I suggest reviewing the Chicago Bar Association's judicial evaluation guide. I have very familiar with their…"
Presented by Athletes By DesignREGISTRATION: • Race day registration opens by 7:00AM and closes 30 minutes before each race. Online registration closes the Thursday evening prior to each race (Saturday races close Wednesday evening).• Register online at BikeReg.com. Day-Of Entry fees are cash (preferred) or check (bring cash).• Day-of registration add $5. 2nd Race Only $10.• All riders must sign a USAC rider release form. No refunds.LICENSES: All races will be held under USAC permit. Riders…See More
Presented by Beverly Bike*Vee PakREGISTRATION: • Race day registration opens by 7:00AM and closes 30 minutes before each race. Online registration closes the Thursday evening prior to each race (Saturday races close Wednesday evening).• Register online at BikeReg.com. Day-Of Entry fees are cash (preferred) or check (bring cash).• Day-of registration add $5. 2nd Race Only $10.• All riders must sign a USAC rider release form. No refunds.LICENSES: All races will be held under USAC permit. Riders…See More
CYCLING COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION!We are hurting. We have lost too many people on the streets of "America's #1 Bicycling City". Join us for the installation of yet another ghost bike and a public call to action for our streets to be safer for all. We will have a few hundred votives available thanks to an anonymous donation, but also encourage you to bring your bike light to the vigil.Drivers need to pay attention. Infrastructure needs to be improved. Laws need to be enforced. Everyone needs to…See More
"I think it's still an uphill battle as they have to go after the officer for not writing the ticket (and not doing a damn thing to get information from the driver) in the first place and the result of that will likely be the fine."
"I used it a couple years ago and didn't find it particularly helpful.
It seemed like they had a canned response to any call:
Go to the hospital;
They will refer you to a lawyer.
In my case, that wasn't helpful.
I can see it being helpful…"
"Ouch! Hard to look at. Reminiscent of what happened to me years ago and a police did nothing except call the ambulance. This is wrong but we have come a long way. The streets are so much safer than they ever used to be but we all have to be careful.…"
"I don't know the specifics of the law, but I would guess that it would be possible to sue the police department for not reporting an accident. If civilians can be charged with a misdemeanor and $2500 for not reporting an accident, can't…"
"I got the cameras I carry now (Hero 3 on the front, Fly6 on the rear) because I witnessed a hit and run. I was following a driver, who didn't bother to stop at all at a stop sign, and only stepped on the brakes when he had a cyclist who was…"
"Point of clarification:
IPRA doesn't investigate cases like this. CPD has their own internal investigators, and you can draw your own conclusions about how they would investigate. Don't let that dissuade you from reporting it,…"