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Cameron 7.5 mi
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Watch yourself on Wells (Slick paint)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by JeffB (7+ miles) Dec 4, 2013.

FYi: Sale on winter helmets
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Cameron 7.5 mi Oct 1, 2013.

Metra Bike Blackout Friday
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Weeks Jun 30, 2013.

 

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Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Len Krietz's discussion 606 Extension?
"The idea of extending the Bloomingdale east over the river was brought up at every preconstruction design workshop. The Finkl redevelopment creates an opportunity to make it happen, plan space to make it easier to implement in the future, or block…"
Dec 3
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to SixtyTwoPercent's discussion LFP at bend...treacherous
"There really isn't a cost effective fix for the current path. Any successful project would have to reconstruct and redesign the lake wall. A more cost effective option would be to build a two way PBL on the east side of the inner drive between…"
Dec 2
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Haddon's discussion In Poland (?) bikers apparently wear Top Hats.
"Maybe the sign is advising cyclists that if they wear a top hat, drivers will give them 1m of passing clearance. Possibly due to the Dick Van Dyke effect."
Dec 1
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion What Tools Do You Carry for Bike Repair When You Ride?
"It depends on the trip. Meeting friends for drinks I typically carry nothing because I don't want to carry a bag. Commuting I typically carry a tube, pump, and tire levers. Touring I carry 2 tubes, a patch kit, a tire, pump, tire levers, multi…"
Nov 26
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Winter Weather Cycling Guide from Buffalo, Ny.
"Is anyone else disappointed that this turned out to be an actual practical guide to winter cycling instead of pictures of cyclists trying to ride in the recent record snowstorm?"
Nov 24
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Rob D.'s discussion HELP! Expert suggestions needed for cold hands/fingers!
"You want Pogies or Bar Mitts (two brands making essentially the same product). They attach to your handlebar and create a sheltered, insulated pocket for your hands. They let you have the warmth of heavy gloves with the bulk on your hands and the…"
Nov 21
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Bicyclist killed by semi in Lansing
"One of the news articles described the cyclist as traveling south. Since the crash location is listed as the on ramp, this probably means that he was in the cross walk and the truck was turning onto the ramp. "
Nov 14
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Ken Gray's discussion Cycling legend Hinault wants justice for thu Tour of France
"It's not that professional athletes all of the sudden starting taking lots drugs in the 90's, it's that science got to a point where the drugs actually started helping. "
Nov 13
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Lee Sam's discussion 207mph ... on a bike.
"Sometimes a picture speaks for itself and needs no capation. "
Nov 10
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
"I know a fair amount about bikes and wind. I don't have the time or interest to calculate the wind forces for this exact scenario, but wind loads as high as 40 psf do happen. The skirt guard probably has an area around 1 sq. ft. (assuming…"
Nov 6
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
"I'm at least close enough to a scientist that I could play one on TV. The easiest way to picture how Chicago's buildings impact wind is to think of a river. This isn't an entirely accurate comparison because unlike water, air is a…"
Nov 6
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Michael B's discussion LFP Damaged in yesterday's storm
"This is my favorite route…"
Nov 3
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Happy Toronto
"They're down but not out. Despite all of his problems, Rob is still a city councilman and dispute a late campaign start and the bad press of being Rob's brother, Doug didn't get completely trounced in the mayoral race. The fact that…"
Oct 30
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to BritBoy's discussion Divvy Being Sold
"It sounds like they're buying all of Alta's operations, so yes it would be the same company. "
Oct 28
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Kid Freedom
"Kids have never been able to walk to school in rural counties because of the distance involved. The district I went to had one elementary school. The neighboring district's school was 15 mi away. The farm kids in between schools like that will…"
Oct 28
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Setback saddle mount post?
"If the issue is that your seat and handlebars are too close together a longer stem might be a better option. This will increase the space between the seat and handlebars without changing the relative position of the seat and pedals. Moving the seat…"
Oct 21

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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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