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Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Keating Apr 9.

Danger--Milwaukee Ave. South of Ogden a sheet of ice
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My apologies to the woman behind me on the inbound protected bike lane. My ice wipeout may have led to hers. And thanks to the guy on the Divvy behind us, who was able to avoid the ice, for checking…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Feb 9.

West Loop Bike Thieves Busted
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I thought others might be interested to hear...Thursday, a little after noon, around Clinton and Randolph, a guy noticed someone cutting a cable lock in front of my office building with some very…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Jun 9, 2012.

 

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Brian replied to Maurice's discussion Particularly dangerous bike lanes
"I'm still recuperating from a slipped disc in my back from a fall on the ice in the Milwaukee "protected" bike lanes near Ogden in February. The city fails to maintain the protected lanes properly, making them a danger during certain…"
Friday
Mike Keating replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"Jim, I happen to agree with you. If I remember correctly, the law was changed because electric assisted bicycles were becoming more popular. I think that this bill (now 6 years since passing) was well intentioned in addressing electric ASSISTED…"
Apr 9
Jim Reho replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"Leave it to legislators to create a definition that flies in the face of history.  By definition, bicycles are human-propelled.  When a two-wheeled vehicle is powered by a gas engine or electric motor, it ceases to be a bicycle.  In…"
Apr 8
Mike Keating replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"Here's a post I did all the way back in 2009 on when a bicycle is maybe no longer a bicycle. Here's what the law says: Is an Electric or Motorized Bicycle Legally a Motor Vehicle or Just a Bicycle? The sales of electric and motorized…"
Apr 8
Anne Alt replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"I think you'll get a lot of agreement on that."
Apr 7
J. W. 6.3mi replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"But I love following a gas-powered cycle on the LFP or roads. The exhaust helps my breathing. (smell the sarcasm?)"
Apr 7
Tony Adams 4 mi replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
Apr 6
Tom A.K. replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"http://www.china-direct-buy.com/v/4/product_detail/5716308/bicycle_engine_kit.html I've seen a few of these in the West Town/Humboldt park area."
Apr 6
Michael A replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"not only can they get up to the speed limit at a much faster rate, they are usually bleed to a cheap bicycle with cheap brakes that were never designed to stop the added weight or power "
Apr 6
Jim Reho replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"I agree. A bicycle with a motor is a motor scooter."
Apr 6
Michael A replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"A quote from the ABCnews site  A security camera captured 26-year-old avid cyclist Ricardo "Richie" Capistran riding the motorized bicycle he built as he collided with the driver of an SUV in the 1600-block of North Talman Avenue…"
Apr 5
Tom A.K. replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
Apr 5
Dean Bekken replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"From the looks of the footage on TV news, dude looked to be hauling ass, likely on a fixie, as he is standing on the pedals as he approaches H&R vehicle, which was signaling the turn but moved quickly as if to "beat" the cyclist.…"
Apr 5
Christine Parker replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"If only we lived in a world where helmet cams were unnecessary.    "
Apr 5
Byron replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"Hope they catch that asshole. This is why I'm buying a helmet cam."
Apr 5
Andy J (9.2 miles) replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"Hit and run, terrible. Thought are with the victim..."
Apr 5

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What I ride:
Cyclocross, Fixed Gear, Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational

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