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dhb M1.0 Mountain shoe size 44 new - $40
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From wiggle.co.uk's dhb brand, the highly-reviewed M1.0 and R1.0 are probably the best value in cycling shoes. I purchased two sizes, 44 and 43, to find out which size I was. I have taken the 43's,…Continue

Tags: spd, shoes, mountain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel G Apr 3, 2013.

Rollover crash critically injures bicyclist on Madison
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1 injured in Near West Side crash Rollover crash…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Davo Sep 6, 2011.

 

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Daniel G replied to Brian's discussion I was ambushed
"It's not hard to find someone to talk this out with, but I would definitely recommend discussing what happened on a therapeutic level of detail with somebody. Sounds like Hell came up out of the sewers and engulfed you for about two…"
Jan 13
Daniel G replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
"Seniors have to use the lanes all the time, it's often the best chance they have of avoiding a devastating or fatal fall. When we get conservative and exclusionary about the bike lanes, it slows the spirit of progress that we still depend on…"
Jan 9
Daniel G replied to Mike Weez's discussion Anti BRT website
"Pretty crappy website. Too bad five business owners are worth like six hundred regular people to policymakers. They've even got a counter-proposal, which is great for people who like their transit systems designed by Arby's…"
Dec 30, 2013
Daniel G replied to Ace Mann's discussion London's bike share crisis - from The Atlantic magazine is this Divvy in a few years?
"No. Absolutely not, not ever. Demanding parts of a whole to be able to exist independently from one another is something you'd do for only one reason: political agenda. The roots can't take care of themselves (for very long). Do the…"
Dec 14, 2013
Daniel G replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Barclays to End Sponsorship of London Bike Share
"There is a deal in the works, according to this. Anyone have further details? The article says Divvy will not lose its coloring or branding, but I don't see why someone would agree to sponsor the bikes without plastering their name all…"
Dec 13, 2013
Daniel G replied to dan brown's discussion is there a reason it is called VENTra ????
"I've given up on activating, since now that people have their e-mails, ventrachicago has been slammed. Am going back to the smart strategy of not activating until I am absolutely forced to. Dreaming of being one of like twenty people whose CCP…"
Oct 11, 2013
Daniel G replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Divvy costing taxpayers big...
"Also, free-market think tanks are corporate propaganda houses, lets not be citing them. They run on countless assumptions about human behavior that are ill-supported or outright rejected by university. They are known to work backward from these…"
Oct 7, 2013
Daniel G replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Divvy costing taxpayers big...
"Conservative group hates liberal shit. Especially hates it when liberal shit gets public support in a place liberals live. News at nine. It's a fucking ruse. Make a weak economic argument for getting rid of things you hated anyway. What's…"
Oct 4, 2013
Daniel G replied to Jeff K's discussion Dearborn 2-way bike lane. Is it working?
"There are peds in the lane, obviously, but it works a hell of a lot better than what we had before."
Sep 30, 2013
Daniel G replied to Ken Gray's discussion WBEZ asks (and doesn't answer) How risky is bike riding in Chicago?
"Traffic sense has a lot to do with it, to be sure. Some people are pro, cautious, and very unlikely to contribute to their own crash. These people (this isn't me) have a good chance of riding five years without any of their close calls…"
Sep 25, 2013
Daniel G replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Hey Ladies! What are your biggest pet peeves as a woman cyclist?
"Since we're still on shoaling, sometimes it has nothing to do with position or speed or a power play or whatever. Sometimes people do it just because it's not chill to creep up on a stranger at night and remain directly behind them. So you…"
Sep 25, 2013
Daniel G replied to Ken Gray's discussion WBEZ asks (and doesn't answer) How risky is bike riding in Chicago?
"This is a pretty easily answerable question. Poll people who've been riding here for one, five, and ten years. Ask out how many have had crashes, and the nature of those crashes. Write this down. Bam! Usable data. Riders of variable experience…"
Sep 25, 2013
Daniel G replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Hey Ladies! What are your biggest pet peeves as a woman cyclist?
"To anyone who is confused by or subconsciously (or consciously) dismissive of the issues reported in this thread, I would recommend Bell Hook's Feminism is for Everybody. This is pretty esoteric stuff for us common blokes, but it's well…"
Sep 25, 2013
Daniel G replied to R.D. Yant's discussion REI on Halsted
"REI does their best but they're a retailer first and an outfitter/servicer second. I wouldn't draw conclusions on the co-op based on an experience at the bike window."
Sep 17, 2013
Daniel G replied to h' 1.0's discussion Bikeshare users-- what are you doing about helmets?
"Is there seriously no poll in NING? Weird. I always bring my reflective-tape covered Bern if there's any chance I'll be using divvy. I wouldn't use temps even if they were provided since they won't fit, will look goofy as hell,…"
Aug 10, 2013
Daniel G replied to Frankie's discussion Sky-Cycle-Ways Elevated
"As long as we're dreaming, when are we going to start digging trenches 150 miles long, pouring concrete/striping lanes, covering them with a glass roof, sucking half the air out, and shooting in some O2 to bring its atmosphere back up to 20%.…"
Aug 9, 2013

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What I ride:
Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, Distance

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