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Faulty Park Tool Pump Free!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by BritBoy Jan 19.

SkyCycle Proposal for London
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Jan 3.

Bike stands and repair units @ Thorndale CTA stop
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Was very surprised (and pleased) to see this the other day at my Throndale CTA stop - cant recall reading anything about this on the Chainlink. There are two Parktool repair 'stands' and a total of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Herstein Feb 19, 2013.

 

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BritBoy is attending Lee Diamond's event
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Tour of Irving Park 2014 at Horner Park

April 19, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
Irving Park, Chicago Community Area #16 sits 7 miles northwest of the Loop.  It is bounded on the east by the Chicago River and the Community Area of North Center, the Milwaukee Train lines and Portage Park to the West, Addison, and at points Belmont along with Community Area of Avondale and neighborhood of Kilbourn Park to…See More
yesterday
BritBoy replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I did not - still recovering from torn rotator cuff from when I fell riding in the snow in January... "
Mar 12
BritBoy replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
" Heading south on LFP to the loop this am. Saw just one other cyclist and only 20 runners/walkers. Sections of the path were totally covered with snow. "
Mar 3
BritBoy replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Cold and windy one this morning - only say one other cyclist and @ 30 runners/walkers on the LFP from Hollywood south to around Oak (didn't fancy seeing how clear/bad the path was around Oak Street Beach). Found ice on the OUTSIDE of my helmet…"
Feb 28
Luke Hannafin and BritBoy are now friends
Feb 24
BritBoy and Julie M. are now friends
Feb 24
BritBoy is attending Greg Borzo's event
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RAGBRAI: America's Favorite Bicycle Ride at "Harold Washington Library" "Downtown"

February 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7:15pm
Come celebrate and learn about RAGBRAI (Register’s Great Annual Bicycle Ride Across Iowa), the world’s largest, longest and oldest bicycle touring event.Whether you’ve done RAGBRAI dozens of times, always thought about doing it, or are just curious…come see why it’s so popular and on so many bucket lists. Experience RAGBRAI through a lavishly illustrated PowerPoint presented by:- T.J. Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI Director, and-…See More
Feb 23
BritBoy is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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Going Underground: A Pedway Pubcrawl at Chicago Pedway

February 25, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Join Active Transportation Alliance and Streetsblog Chicago as we explore the Chicago Pedway, an overlooked layer of the city’s sustainable transportation network. This event is FREE and open to the public. This network of indoor pedestrian pathways, including below-ground tunnels, street-level concourses and overhead skyways, covers about five miles and connects over forty city blocks. Tens of thousands of downtown workers use it every day to traverse the Loop without having to deal with…See More
Feb 23
BritBoy is attending Lee Diamond's event
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Winter Bike Swap 2014 at Jak's Tap

February 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
Please join the Chicagoland Bicycle Coalition, Chicago Bike Winter and Break the Gridlock for the Winter Bike Swap 2014.  Proceeds will benefit these same organizations.  We are also proud to have WLUW as our media sponsor. This year, the event has been scaled down and is returning to the site of the original Winter Bike…See More
Feb 5
BritBoy replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Saw just two other cyclists on my @ * mile commute between Edgewater and downtown (via the LFP) - seemed (relatively) mild too (probably partly due to a combination of tail wind and more winter layers than I really needed)."
Jan 20
BritBoy replied to BritBoy's discussion Faulty Park Tool Pump Free!
"I bought a faulty Park Tool pump - the company sent me a new one but rather than just throw out the faulty one I thought Id see if anyone wanted it for parts or something (apparently there was a batch with a faulty seal). Free to whoever wants to…"
Jan 19
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Jan 19
Joe Guzzardo replied to BritBoy's discussion SkyCycle Proposal for London
"I was thinking about designating key one way side streets for non-carbon emitting modes of transportation only. This would be much less expensive than a SkyCycle. I think it'd be really cool if certain streets were off limits to normal…"
Jan 3
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to BritBoy's discussion SkyCycle Proposal for London
"Finally some city to lead the way for these kind of ideas! I hope they try it and build it well."
Jan 3
Michelle Stenzel replied to BritBoy's discussion SkyCycle Proposal for London
"This is the kind of idea that seems really cool until you start thinking through the practical aspects of it. I can't imagine your average citizen loving the idea of huffing and puffing their way up a long ramp to get 30 feet above street…"
Jan 3
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SkyCycle Proposal for London

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2014/jan/02/norman-foster-skycycle-elevated-bike-routes-londonCertainly a beautiful idea, but given that "the 6.5km trial route from Stratford to Liverpool Street Station...they estimate would cost around £220 million" I'm not sure who would be happy to stump up the remaining funds needed…See More
Jan 3

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

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