"I'll be coming down to ride with one of my sisters. Interesting quote - but you know, it's all a slippery slope. If you let in velodromes, they'll be installing 1-mile drag strips in all the major parks before you know it. ;)"
"OK, but for the record, I was (half) joking about racking Ronald. Don't expect me to take responsibility when you do it. Although I may be willing to help with legal fees and rounding up pro-bono representation.
"But Daniel, don't forget that this ride benefits Friends of the Parks, the organization that helps keep unsightly velodromes out of city parks.
"A velodrome in Douglas Park - I mean who is going to use - number one,
no one uses a…"
McDonald's L.A.T.E. Ride:Saturday night/Sunday morning July 11/12, 2009Join up to 10,000 bicyclists on Saturday night/Sunday morning July 11/12 for McDonald's L.A.T.E. Ride, hosted by and benefiting Friends of the Parks. Enjoy a 25-mile ride through Chicago's neighborhoods and along the lakefront. Cycle past skyscrapers, hear "Opaah!" in Greek Town, cruise through the North Side, wave to onlookers, and watch the sun rise over Lake Michigan. Plus, enjoy tons of snacks at the rest stop and…See More
"My guess is that if you had to take the child out for the conversion from bike to stroller, the same is probably true for stroller to bike.
I don't have kids, but this seems like it would be insanely expensive for the limited time that the…"
"I live on Damen, right where the construction was taking place, so there was no avoiding it for me. I'm just glad that when it came time to actually put down fresh blacktop, they didn't drag their feet like with the rest of the process."