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Bike Ride song
2 Replies saw Nora Jane Struthers sing this song at her delightful show at Shubas Friday night.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio 4.1mi Feb 28.

Bike week Karma
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I have not ridden my commuter in about a week. I forgot that it had been low in pressure the last time I rode it. I topped it off that time and told myself I needed to change the tube. When I got…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jun 16, 2014.

Two tickets to Ratdog at Ravinia 8-31 available at face value

I have two extra tickets available for Ratdog at Ravinia. Ravinia is a great destination for cycling. The tickets are $60 each. They are in the pavillion but are near the back. You have a seat and…Continue

Started May 27, 2014

Evanston Ride of Silence wrap up
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We had twenty riders and one dog. We also had a visit from Bart Longacre who was injured in April when a driver took out him, another car and a scooter in a series of crashes. Bart is coming along…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt May 22, 2014.


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David Barish replied to Maurice's discussion Particularly dangerous bike lanes
"It will be interesting to see how the new lane on Washington in the loop will work. You can see that a driver wanting to make a right turn to go southbound will have to turn past a bus lane, a bus station and a protected bike lane to the right.…"
2 hours ago
David Barish replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Your two paragraphs give us such a good perspective for our encounters on the street. The glass can be half empty with angry riders or it can be half full with a concerned driver. How we approach this can guide our mental health. Julia, cheers to…"
David Barish and Dave Grossman are now friends
Apr 14
David Barish posted an event

Evanston Ride of Silence at Chandler Newberger Center

May 20, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
We will ride in silence in memory of riders who have been killed on the road and in honor of those who have been injured. There will be rides in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Elk Grove Village and Chicago. All rides start at 7 pm and will proceed about 10-12 miles in silence. The Evanston ride will start at the Chandler Newberger Center and  end at Wheel and Sprocket 1027 Davis, Evanston, ILSee More
Apr 14
David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion like new Elektra Amsterdam with a wicker basket $250
"Well, I thought I would bump this. The bike has been living in my basement while my daughter rode another bike. That  bike, although small, has a horizontal top tube and is too high for her to stand over when she stops. She is still looking to…"
Apr 14
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Article, "Haters Gonna Hate. And We're Just Gonna Potate."
"Oh #$%&!!, I just deleted my comment by accident. I meant to edit it as I had put "my" instead of "may". Sorry about that. The upshot is that I dictate angry and send sober.  It allows me to cool down while I wait for a…"
Apr 8
Bob Kastigar and David Barish are now friends
Apr 7
David Barish replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I look forward to what he will have in the next few weeks as the buds really come out.  I also look forward to riding home in shorts!"
Apr 1
David Barish replied to Renee Patten's discussion Upset and concerned about the current rhetoric and plans on red light/speed cameras
"This is an interesting side effect of the cameras. They see everything at the intersection and that data can be captured for reasons other than giving a ticket. They can see who ran over somebody, or perhaps who did some other bad act at the…"
Mar 26
David Barish replied to Renee Patten's discussion Upset and concerned about the current rhetoric and plans on red light/speed cameras
"My problem with red light cameras apart from the many good reasons already stated in this discussion is that I don't think failure to stop is a large problem. Most drivers do stop. I find it very rare that somebody blows off a stop light.…"
Mar 24
David Barish replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"There is  a point at which that which is normally offensive can be  (sort of) welcoming. Women are plagued  and harassed by such behavior. At a certain point I guess it's nice to know that you can still bring it on.  Getting…"
Mar 20
David Barish might attend Yasmeen's event

Chainlink Bar Night at Black Rock Pub at Black Rock Pub and Kitchen

March 19, 2015 from 6:30pm to 11pm
We reserved the back room with fireplaces. They also have pool tables and specials:$5 appetizers$1 off all Founders drafts We will have Chainlink pint glasses for sale and the new t-shirts (hopefully!). We will also have free temporary Chainlink tattoos and a few give-aways from the Chainlink closet. See you there! See More
Mar 19
Elizabeth J. Rublev commented on David Barish's event Evanston Bike Club St. Patrick's Day rides
"Thanks for the invite! Sorry I had to miss it."
Mar 18
David Barish replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion North Branch Trail new curve at Oakton/Caldwell
"Is this at the Northeast or the Southwest corner? Which side of the bridge? "
Mar 16
David Barish replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Why is Reckless Speed Promoted in Nearly All Auto Ads?
"They want to show how  the product can do things regular folks do not  need. Few jeeps climb up rocks but every jeep dealer shows you their jeep climbing a rock. Most SUV's are shown somewhere in the rocky mountains. Trucks are shown…"
Mar 16
Mark Kaplan might attend David Barish's event

Evanston Bike Club St. Patrick's Day rides at Panera to Celtic Knot

March 15, 2015 from 9am to 1pm
Who doesn't like riding? Who doesn't like a beer this time of year?  You can do both. Evanston Bike Club,, will hold it's annual St. Patrick's Day Rides to open it's season of scheduled rides. All rides leave from Panera Bread on Wilmette Ave. near Green Bay Rd. in Wilmette. All rides will end at the Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St. in Evanston around 1130 am. A 40 mile fast ride and a 35 mile moderate ride will…See More
Mar 14

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
long time commuter. Past President of Evanston Bike Club. I represent injured workers.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):

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