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Brendan Kevenides
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  • Chicago, IL
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Update on IL Bike Safety Bill
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Mar 29.

Please check out video & help us ID driver.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Derek T. Sep 19, 2016.

Let's put some pressure on CDOT to fix this bike wheel swallowing grate
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi Oct 5, 2016.

 

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Brendan Kevenides is attending Chicago Ride of Silence's event
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Chicago Ride of Silence at Daley Plaza's Eternal Flame

May 17, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
DATE: May 17, 2017 (always the 3rd Wednesday of May)TIME: Gather at 6:00 pm; Depart at 6:30pmWHERE: Hundreds of locations world wide; Eternal Flame (Daley Plaza) in ChicagoOne day. One Time. World wide.On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RideofSilenceChicago/Communities throughout Chicagoland participate in the Ride of Silence including: Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Elk Grove Village, Evanston, Joliet, Oak Park and Peoria.Wherever…See More
May 17
Brendan Kevenides posted a discussion

Update of IL Bike Safety Bill

Illinois's Bike Safety Bill (HB1784) made it through the House Transportation Committee today, 11-0. We're very proud to have participated in its drafting along with Ride Illinois.The bill does three things: (1) prescribe when drivers may pass a bicyclist in a no-passing zone;…See More
Mar 28
Brendan Kevenides replied to Yasmeen's discussion Ride Illinois ACTION ALERT: Help Us Pass New Bike Safety Legislation
"This is good stuff. Our firm worked with Ride Illinois to draft the "passing zone" portion of the bill. This is good for Illinois bicyclists and good for Illinois drivers."
Feb 9
Brendan Kevenides is attending The Chainlink's event
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Chicago Winter Bike Swap at Harper College

January 29, 2017 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Great place to find great deals on bikes, apparel, components, accessories and more! Or reserve a vendor space and sell your own stuff!See More
Jan 24
Brendan Kevenides replied to SarahB4.0's discussion Election Time
"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…"
Oct 26, 2016
Brendan Kevenides is attending The Chainlink's event
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ABD Sunrise Park - Chicago Cyclocross Cup #5 at Sunrise Park

October 23, 2016 from 8am to 5pm
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
Oct 19, 2016
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Let's put some pressure on CDOT to fix this bike wheel swallowing grate
"Reviving an old thread. Does the grate still need to be replaced? This sounds like a job for... Urban Repair Squad."
Oct 5, 2016
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Dan Ryan Woods - Chicago Cyclocross Cup #3 at Dan Ryan Woods

October 9, 2016 from 8am to 5pm
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
Oct 5, 2016
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Candlelight Vigil for Safer Streets & Ghost Bike Installation at pin Intersection of Damen & Addison in Chicago, IL

September 30, 2016 from 6:30pm to 7pm
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
Sep 28, 2016
Derek T. replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"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."
Sep 19, 2016
Steve Weeks replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"Surely the police can identify the driver. How is this not possible? BTW, to my best knowledge there is a $1,000 (yes, ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS) fine on the motorist for "Open Door in Traffic". Steve"
Sep 19, 2016
Douglas Knapp replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"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…"
Sep 17, 2016
Lori W replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"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.…"
Sep 17, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"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…"
Sep 16, 2016
Derek T. replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"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…"
Sep 16, 2016
Maurice replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"Nice work!"
Sep 16, 2016

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
About me:
I'm a daily transportation cyclist and partner at Freeman Kevenides Law, a personal injury law firm dedicated to representing injured bicyclists.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.mybikeadvocate.com, www.fklawillinois.com

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At 2:14pm on June 12, 2012, Michael A said…
At 4:10pm on February 9, 2010, Brendan Kevenides said…
Very cool. Thanks.
At 3:30pm on February 9, 2010, Michelle Green said…
 
 
 

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