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Cameron 7.5 mi
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Southbound Dearborn closed at Wacker this weekend (10/10/15)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve G Oct 10, 2015.

Clark St. Bridge Kathy Plates
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Started this discussion. Last reply by JeffB (7+ miles) Mar 11, 2015.

Snow ride tonight (2/15)?

Started Feb 15, 2015

 

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Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Extending the 606 over the Chicago River?
"The railroad tracks are still active west of Hamlin. It would be great if the Bloomingdale and MD-W could follow each other the way the Greenbay Trail and UP-N do, but it doesn't look like the right of way is wide enough."
Jun 2
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Extending the 606 over the Chicago River?
"The Metra lines are the ones that cross over Ashland just north of there. The Bloomingdale RR used to connect to the Metra lines and they're at the same elevation."
Jun 2
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion 19 Year Old Cyclist Receives Sentence of 6 Year Ban From Professional Racing
"That's only because baseball and football player's got away with their "primitive" steroid use. The advanced, systematic cheating systems in cycling developed to try to out smart advanced anti doping policing. Since baseball and…"
Apr 28
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Steve Mac's discussion How long does your commute have to be ?
"For me it's more about weather than distance. I start putting on bike specific gear when I'm uncomfortable in normal clothes. If it's hot I'm more likely to change into something wicking. If it's raining I'll break out…"
Apr 25
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago to Build 50 Miles of ‘Better Bike Lanes’
"100% agree, I'd rather have nothing than a parking separated lane. With the way these lanes have been designed, you might as well be ridding on the sidewalk. Buffered lanes seem like the way to go."
Apr 12
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Who cares for the LFT???
"That rock looks like it's blocking one of the switchbacks for a wheelchair access ramp. This is more of an ADA issue than a bike issue."
Mar 23
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Now's a Great Time to Start Using Strava... to Help Make a Case for More Bike Lanes
"Strava's data is subject to a massive selection bias and is therefore pretty low quality for planning purposes. I'd hope the city planners are smart enough to take this data with a grain of salt. This data would only show trips that Strava…"
Mar 20
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to John Greenfield's discussion A guide to Chainlinkers' favorite stealth bike routes
"Many of these tunnels now show up on Google Maps since they've been working on improving there pedestrain directions.   Tunnel from the OP: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.9203959,-87.7984359,18z   Another one under the UP-N…"
Mar 17
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Ed's discussion Bicycle Photo Tag game
"What's the new tag?"
Mar 7
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Is It a Bike Lane or Turn Lane? Cyclists Lament Drivers' Lack of Awareness
"  2012 was 4 years ago. How long does Active Trans intend to tell people frustrated with Dearborn to be patient, it's a learning curve?"
Mar 7
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Western, Belmont, Lincoln
"Initially I would expect it to affect everyone. While the bridge is coming down, no one is traveling under it."
Mar 4
Cameron 7.5 mi commented on Banananana's event "Full Moon Fiasco"
"I'm not ridding since Monday night rides make for a rough week, but I'll stop into Gannon's for some pre-ride festivities."
Feb 22
Cameron 7.5 mi is attending Banananana's event
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"Full Moon Fiasco" at Gannon's Pub

February 22, 2016 at 8pm to February 23, 2016 at 2am
Update: Thanks to Anna for reviving the ride!You know the drill:Not to be confused with an athletic endeavor, we meet up at Gannon's Pub for a couple of drinks and ride to another dive somewhere.  Meet up at 8, ride at 9.  Destination is always TBA.  See you there.See More
Feb 22
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Milwaukee Has Twice as Many Winter Bike Commuters as Chicago
"I lived in Milwaukee from 2005-2008. It's a nice city with a good bike culture, however when comparing winter riding in Milwaukee to winter riding in Chicago you have to look at the difference in transit. Milwaukee transit is terrible. I…"
Feb 11
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion More Bad Bike-Related Legislation: Require Cyclists to Dismount Their Bikes for Motorists (South Dakota)
"Iowa and Missouri are very different culturally. Iowa has the northern midwestern "nice" commonly associated with Minnesota. I've ridden thousands of miles on Iowa roads without the support of RAGBRAI without incident. Also waiting to…"
Jan 30
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Proposed Missouri Law Requiring Cyclists to "Fly a Flourescent Flag"
"The top of a semitrailer is around 13.5 feet. The minimum vertical clearance to not require a low clearance warning is 16 feet. On rural roads there are many bridges with 14 ft of vertical clearance or less. 15 feet is a stupid height for…"
Jan 14

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

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At 7:36pm on September 28, 2010, Jason Smajda said…
When we gonna go bowling again? I'll try to pull off my front flip strike again.
At 12:26am on September 25, 2010, Jason Smajda said…
What did you think of the show?
At 6:40pm on July 12, 2010, Kelly said…
Hey Cameron! I actually got word this morning that they found us a host family. Yeah! They're pretty close to the campgrounds actually. I'd love to meet up that evening or somewhere along the way for some good ol fashioned chainlink fun. Thanks again for looking into it for us. Cheers!
At 9:55pm on May 10, 2010, Glen (FTF) said…
Hey, for the IL beach SP ride, would you mind if myself and Brittany were to share a site with you and liz? we have a 2 (and 3) person tent of our own. I wasnt sure how this all worked so I put our names down on the spread sheet but that can easily be changed.

Glen
At 4:03pm on May 7, 2010, shar said…
do you remember which number liz requested?
At 2:41pm on May 7, 2010, shar said…
i requested sites 255 and 256... the only ones available would be 253 &254, 258 and 259. got to send it out today with the money though. so if you two can get on it :)
At 11:51am on October 2, 2009, bob hsiung said…
thanks for being a "maybe" for fff. hope you make it!
 
 
 

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