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Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Sep 6.

Bike repair in / close to the loop?
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My chain snapped on my commute to work this morning - and unfortunately I don't have the tools/parts with me to fix it. Any recommendations of repair shops in/close to the loop? - hopefully walking…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by BritBoy Sep 2.

Found Bike Pump on E Illinois Street (by Navy Pier) this am

Seems like a nice pump - though either old or poorly maintained - when I tested it water came out of the hose and when I dismantled it to help dry it out there was a fair amount  of grit and sand…Continue

Started Jul 31

The future of Bike Locks?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt May 17.

 

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Tony Adams 4 mi replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"It is always sad to hear about the death of a fellow cyclist.  Why are there traffic signals on residential streets in that section of Bridgeport? Folklore suggests that they are a remnant of the Daley machine era during which Bridgeport got…"
Sep 6
Anne Alt replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"Yes, there have been way too many fatalities and serious injuries recently."
Sep 6
Bob Kastigar replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"Crash in Garfield Ridge kills bicyclist http://voices.suntimes.com/news/breaking-news/police-crash-in-garfield-ridge-kills-bicyclist-2/ A car fatally struck a bicyclist riding in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the West Side early Sunday,…"
Sep 5
Bob Kastigar replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"Mike Zumwalt didn't call him stupid; he just suggested to us not to be stupid. "
Sep 5
Maurice replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"I have no idea what happened in this case, but lots of drivers blow reds and stop signs in that area.   I would hope that the police aren't taking at face value the word of a guy driving without a license who has a heck of a motive to lie."
Sep 5
grayn8 (5.3 - 36) replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"Damn. Just south of blue city and jackalope. Damn."
Sep 5
notoriousDUG replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"I really think that it is shortsighted to make any judgements based on the current information.  How often are the initial reports on this stuff not accurate?"
Sep 5
Vilda replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"See, he is reported to have run the red BY the person that killed him... So I wouldn't take that at face value. The person that killed him didn't have a drivers license sooo they seem entirely reliable."
Sep 5
rwein5 replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"Yea let's mourn this dead kid by calling him stupid. I'm sure his parents will appreciate that."
Sep 5
Mike Zumwalt replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
""and failed to stop at the red light"  No one deserves to die but...don't be stupid! it's dangerous enough out there FOLLOWING the rules."
Sep 5
Self-sealing Stembolt replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"You can say that again.  This will escalate quickly :( "
Sep 5
Vilda replied to BritBoy's discussion Bicyclist killed in Bridgeport last night
"The victim is identified as Jacob Bass, of the 900 block of West 34th Street."
Sep 5
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Sep 5
BritBoy replied to BritBoy's discussion Bike repair in / close to the loop?
"Thanks for all the ideas - and especially to Ryan Stahlman's kind offer I was unable to take advantage of. Ended up going over to the Bike Station in Millennium Park - seems to be that's where all the bike cops get their repairs too. Left…"
Sep 2
KayCee replied to BritBoy's discussion Bike repair in / close to the loop?
"+2! "
Aug 29
Josh Garis replied to BritBoy's discussion Bike repair in / close to the loop?
"What about the McDonald Cycle Center on Randolph right next to Millenium Park? Great service there if you can walk over before they close which I think is 6pm."
Aug 29

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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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