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Brian S
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  • Chicago, IL
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Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gage B. Oct 16.

How Should We Integrate the North Branch Extension with the street network?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Kastigar Sep 1, 2016.


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Brian S replied to Jim Reho's discussion Here We Go Again
"Well put. I agree."
Oct 31
Brian S replied to Jim Reho's discussion Here We Go Again
"I don't think calling it "a stretch of trail" is quite right. It's an elevated span with two bridges, one of which (maybe both?) has to be movable.  It's likely done on fill, which makes anchoring difficult. Also, until…"
Oct 31
Brian S replied to Ed Fuhrmann's discussion New Bike Rack at ALDI. Should we be thankful... or insulted?
"I have raised the same issue with an Aldi here in Chicago (Pulaski & Argyle).  It currently has zero bike parking, and plenty of biking customers. I complained to a store manager last week, and was told it was being added during a remodel.…"
Oct 30
Brian S replied to Patrick M's discussion Moving to Chicago area - advice requested
"Seconded.  I live in Albany Park, and can easily take the North Branch Bike Path for ~20 miles one way (with easy extensions to keep going much further in Skokie Valley Trail).  The North Shore Channel Trail starts here, and goes quite a…"
Oct 24
Gage B. replied to Brian S's discussion Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
"Right now with it being flooded, it literally is the "riverwalking into the riverwalk""
Oct 16
Jeff Blumenthal replied to Brian S's discussion Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
"I grit my teeth and do the Randolph bit.  It isn't called the RiverWALK for nothing -- even early in the morning. BTW:  The Michigan - Randolph intersection is a nightmare primarily due to pedestrians walking against the light. …"
Oct 16
Brian S replied to Kat's discussion Chainlink, tell me what bike to get!
"One of the big deciding factors for me on bikes is the frame material. Lots of manufacturers like aluminum because it's a lot lighter (and doesn't rust) but you feel. every. bump. on. the. road. I only ride steel bike frames (with the…"
Oct 13
Brian S replied to Tony Adams's discussion Rain Gear: Recommend a Shell?
"Has anyone experience with using a poncho? I do have a rain jacket but am curious about their effectiveness. "
Oct 13

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I bike a lot in chicago
About me:
I especially love old steel, and treasure my red Schwinn.
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