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Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Shoes Size 45
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Hey! I bought these shoes and used them once and have been meaning to sell them, sice they are too small for me. They are a Euro size 45 (which is like a size 11.) I can deliver them, meet you in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Short 11.5 Aug 5, 2017.

311 Code for Parking in the Bike Lane
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The City of Chicago has implemented a new 311 code so that people riding bikes can easily report a “Vehicle Parked in a Bike Lane.” This information will be used by the City to identify hotspots and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Apr 11, 2017.

Bicycling Ambassadors 2017

Hey Folks-We are still looking for people to work as Bicycling Ambassadors for the summer of 2017.…Continue

Started Apr 4, 2017

Bicycling/Safe Routes Ambassadors Seasonal Positions
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Hey all-Once again, the City of Chicago's Bicycling and Safe Routes Ambassdaors are hiring for seasonal positions. Check out the job description here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Samuel Diaz Apr 19, 2016.

 

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Charlie Short 11.5 replied to David Barish's discussion When will the Spring/Summer Bike to work Rally take place?
"Yeah, they moved the rally to the end of the week."
Jan 29
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Argonne69's discussion Divvy
"I think Valli actually paid for that station and the city took a chance for another station besides the high school in that part of town. It would have done much better if they placed it at Robert Crown or the Levy Center (for locations off of…"
Dec 21, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"And by the way, I'm happy to answer any questions people have about this topic or related topics, but as I was not a city employee or a sworn officer in CPD, there's some information I just don't have."
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"Well, remember that the municipal code is not an instruction manual, but a determination of right of way. A police officer can detain you for anything they want, so this wording doesn't protect you from getting a ticket, but it will assist when…"
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"You're right Alex: "(a)   Unless the prohibition imposed by subsection (c) applies, a person may ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within a business district, but only if such sidewalk has been officially designated and marked…"
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 and Matthew A French are now friends
Oct 26, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 and Cw are now friends
Aug 21, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Jane's discussion Bicycle parking at the new Dan Ryan 95th L station
"CDOT builds CTA stations. There's got to be someone in charge of this project. I will do some digging."
Aug 7, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Charlie Short 11.5's discussion Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Shoes Size 45
Aug 5, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 posted a discussion

Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Shoes Size 45

Hey! I bought these shoes and used them once and have been meaning to sell them, sice they are too small for me. They are a Euro size 45 (which is like a size 11.) I can deliver them, meet you in Evanston, or meet you downtown. $75.00See More
Aug 5, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Jared's discussion Metra warning for Lolapalooza
"They don't have a specific ban, but they are offering unlimited rides and note Lollapalooza as an event that may not accommodate bikes."
Aug 4, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Jared's discussion Metra warning for Lolapalooza
"They might have a bike blackout for the weekend, let me check..."
Aug 4, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Renee Patten's discussion Why is no one saying "to your left" anymore on LST? Can we all start that again? Thanks!
"I'm not always great about it, but I definitely experience many responses when I do. I don't ride like a crazy person either, so I'm always prepared to stop when people inevitably pull in front of me."
Aug 4, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think of This Lakefront Proposal?
"It looks like the bike path goes under another bike/ped facility. There doesn't appear to be any motor vehicle access to the lake."
Jul 13, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Lisa Sanzenbacher's discussion Midway to Avondale?
"A very simple route would be Archer to Kedzie, Kedzie North to Belmont, Belmont to California. Depending on the time of day, Archer isn't terrible, riding condition-wise. You could also take Harlem up to Ogden and then Ogden to Austin, Austin…"
Jun 20, 2017
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Jacob Wilson's discussion Legality of prohibiting cyclists on public roads
"Getting Federal dollars for improvements and jurisdiction are a bit different. You're totally right about complete streets improvements being rolled into federal projects, but the banning of vehicles is slightly different. And Boub is more…"
Jun 14, 2017

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking

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At 5:24pm on May 28, 2016, Gene Tenner said…

Charlie,

What is happening with this March 24 request?
Gene
At 10:55am on March 24, 2016, Gene Tenner said…

I would be happy to, Charlie.

Gene

At 4:44pm on January 11, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
Hey hey!
 
 
 

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