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New Potholes around town.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by GEORGE VANDERFOR Jan 15.

 

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David of the North (David606xx) replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Barrington (Hills) Anti Bike Campaign
"Tempting as it is to go piss on things, that's farther than I really want to go. I'll leave it to the locals to fight this pissing match. Courage! "
Friday
David of the North (David606xx) is attending globalguy's event
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New Belgium's Tour de Fat Chicago at Palmer Square

July 12, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Tour de Fat is back for a 15th yearand better than ever!All proceeds will go to local bike non-profit,West Town Bikes!Order tickets via EventbriteBUT it's still free!If you donate through Eventbrite, you benefit West Town Bikes AND receive some sweet Tour de Fat schwag. This year marks the 15th season for Tour de Fat,…See More
Jul 1
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Tania Sebastian's discussion Do you know how to trigger a demand-actuated stoplight on your bike when there are no vehicles around?
"Hmmm: "The relatively crude nature of the loop's structure means that only metal masses above a certain size are capable of triggering the relay. This is good in that the loop does not thus produce very many "false positive"…"
Jul 1
David of the North (David606xx) is attending Andronymous's event
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

May 30, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use MassUp.us or text WHERE to u@massup.us to catchup.See More
May 30
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"You guys are so on top of road construction, I wonder if you'd be into giving me some feedback on this map I drew for Critical Mass tomorrow? https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=z81aM6CpSkww.kzwsdljeQLK8 It's a Pedicab Solidarity…"
May 29
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"At first I thought this might be the work of someone I know who's making his own sharrow stencil so that he can make renegade greenways all over the place.  "
May 29
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"North Side--Clark St. by Gethsemane, right where Ashland merges. Big pit in the northbound center lane starting tonight. Merge traffic is in the parking lane."
May 28
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Alex Z's discussion Car with turn signal--should cyclist approaching from behind stop?
"I had a lovely interaction with a driver on Clark the other day--very similar scenario. I saw her turn signal, tapped my brakes and got behind her bumper where I flashed her a hand signal that she was clear to complete her turn. She signaled back,…"
May 15
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Anne's discussion John Kass! omg everyone thank him!
"I've been having about 50/50 positive encounters with drivers when I call this out in traffic. I see us as the real vanguard here, as we're right next to them at the red lights and can see at a glance when they're clearly fiddling…"
Apr 25
Andronymous commented on David of the North (David606xx)'s group Perimeter Ride 2012 Planning Group
"I presume that though this group says 2012, and I didn't find similar for other years nor undated, that this is the defacto Perimeter Ride planning group.  If not, please advise.  If so, you may want to remove the year portion of the…"
Apr 16
Andronymous commented on David of the North (David606xx)'s group Perimeter Ride 2012 Planning Group
"Researching dates of past Perimeter rides, I accumulated some links y'all might enjoy.  Some are event postings, blogs and photos. A few include maps (indicated with *). #12 Sat 2013.09.28 * http://goo.gl/maps/kA0SF (includes planned, as…"
Apr 16
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Perimeter Ride 2012 Planning Group

The Perimeter Ride has been going for a solid decade and is an important first century for a lot of people who might not try such a thing without the CTA bail-out option. Also, it's awesome! Nature trails, oddball sights along the way, interesting food options and an easy pace for the moderately hardcore.The venerable John Greenfield has been running it all these years, but he wants to step away and focus on developing new rides which will surely be fantastic.  Stay tuned for those, he's got…See More
Apr 16
David of the North (David606xx) and MarisaMoy are now friends
Feb 6
David of the North (David606xx) is attending Lee Diamond's event
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Winter Bike Swap 2014 at Jak's Tap

February 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
Please join the Chicagoland Bicycle Coalition, Chicago Bike Winter and Break the Gridlock for the Winter Bike Swap 2014.  Proceeds will benefit these same organizations.  We are also proud to have WLUW as our media sponsor. This year, the event has been scaled down and is returning to the site of the original Winter Bike…See More
Feb 4
Ben Gray commented on David of the North (David606xx)'s group Frozens' Not Century 2013 Planning Group
"Any plans for this to happen in 2014?"
Jan 28
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Frozens' Not Century 2013 Planning Group

Ride 100 miles in February?  Sure, but only if it's in Wisconsin!Picking a date, choosing a rough route, then an event page and spreading the word.A word about spreading the word--this ride is for seasoned winter riders who've assembled their gear carefully over several seasons. Ok, who's in?See More
Jan 28

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
About me:
Me? What about YOU? Huh? Yeah, I thought so...

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At 3:48pm on September 16, 2013, tex said…
Hi
At 8:53am on July 3, 2013, Yasmeen said…

Hey David... sorry I spaced when you left a message. Things going well. How about you? :-)

At 12:49pm on June 20, 2013, rb said…

thanks for the friend add- I think that we have met on rides- one time I think we were zooming down Wells to go to MAss w bk... are you the guy that has tyres made into fenders?

At 7:20pm on March 8, 2013, T.K. 3.5 mi said…

Sweet, this will be my first long ride, but Im down for whatever. 

I saw the thread, and just joined the WNBR Security group. Ride on!

At 2:12pm on October 5, 2012, Karl Anderson said…

Yeah one hell of a ride! Thanks again.

I'm highly interested in doing the Snot Ride. 

Also, I went and did some work at The Recyclery last night, had a great time there, thanks for showing us that. 

At 8:30pm on July 17, 2012, MackenzieTruck said…

i just got that!

At 3:30pm on June 1, 2011, Steven Lane said…
hey David, things went well last night with Yves. He'll be up in Evanston tonight.
At 2:09pm on May 23, 2011, Melanie K said…
First Marauder ride and it won't be our last! Great to meet you and everyone else. Thanks for the water bottle fill-up (I think it was you) It was such a good night filled with great people- hope to see you on the next ride.
At 3:16pm on April 25, 2011, shuichi.kobayashi said…
Thank you for your contact. Nice to meet you. I am glad that you have your kids and feel the same thing. I hope I will communicate about riding bicycle with kids here as possible as I can. Thank you. Shuichi.
At 1:47pm on August 30, 2010, Andrew said…
The new ride is treating me well! i need to get out on it more. Maybe i'll schedule a nice ride tomorrow. or on the long weekend.
 
 
 

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