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David Barish
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What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
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This has been locked outside the building where I work this week and seems permanently locked. In December it really doesn't matter but in warmer weather this is taking a parking spot that should be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Dec 19, 2016.

touring bike advice sought
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I am considering getting a touring bike and have some questions for the collective.  I see three options and am seeking opinions. I want to be able to tour with front and  rear racks/panniers.1. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc A. Irwin Nov 24, 2016.

More carnage
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http://woodtv.com/2016/06/07/bicyclists-dead-after-crash-north-of-kalamazoo/My stomach…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi Jun 26, 2016.

May 18 Ride of Silence
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Tomorrow is the International Ride of Silence. There are rides all over the area. Most rides start at 7pm but some ask you to show up earlier.  Check  the  listings.  Come ride with fellow travelers…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. May 22, 2016.

 

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David Barish replied to Gage B.'s discussion Enforcement of Dearborn Bike Lane
"Yeah, Anne, peds at intersections seem oblivious to the bikes. I am often standing at an intersection warning my fellow peds to be careful of the bikes and not to stand in the lane. I think most riders who use the lanes in the loop are aware of this…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"I respectfully disagree.  There is no question that uncivil behavior by motorists is a problem but I do not see it as part of this conversation.  This a a black/white issue not a car/bike issue.  You mentioned,  "You can…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"I have not weighed in on this forum because I do not see this a a bike related issue. It is an issue but it is a city issue, a societal issue a black/white issue.  Bicycles are simply the means for police contact in these cases but the issue is…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Jon Ossoff
"I agree.  I will look up  Jon and see what he is all about but think the intended message of support was buried in  the complaint about the forum.  The forum is not  the  idealized public square where all can step on…"
Mar 10
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Love Stories Wanted! When Did You Fall In Love With Your Bike?
"When I got a red Schwinn Stingray as a kid I knew that the relationship was for keeps."
Feb 15
David Barish replied to Jeremy's discussion judicial retention vote
"I  am very conflicted.   I agree that society needs to  take cyclists seriously and that  when  cyclists are injured  or killed on  the road that those  responsible need to be held accountable.  I…"
Feb 12
David Barish replied to dauber's discussion Into and out of Evanston...
"Between Jeremy and  David P.  you have lots of options. There is no reason to  ride Sheridan around the curve.  I just discovered the route by the CTA yard and  Juneway this past fall  and it works. Otherwise, Clark is…"
Feb 10
David Barish replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Updates: Ryne San Hamel Pleads Guilty, Receives 10 Days in Jail
"Assuming the family is pursuing a civil case I am less troubled by the result. There is a felony on the driver's record. Nothing can bring Bobby back. I have a hard time urging a longer sentance and greater deprivation of liberty in most cases.…"
Feb 1
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Anyone Ride Their Bike to The Women's March Yesterday? Post Your Pics Here!
"Our group"
Jan 23
David Barish replied to Elizabeth McKinley's discussion CPD ticketing cyclists near Six Corners
"I would normally have no sympathy for cyclists who blow a red light.I am often the only idiot sitting at a light while.my fellow cyclists.barrel through. In this case the police are fools. There are plenty of actions that deserve a ticket. This…"
Jan 19
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
Dec 19, 2016
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
"I remember those. - It's advertising in that it's sign touts the providing a service for a…"
Dec 19, 2016
Andrew Bedno replied to David Barish's discussion What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
"Not gonna look it up (partly because TheChainLink's search function is so bad), but when this was debated a few years back, it was documented with certainty that there is city ordinance against locking unauthorized advertising to any city…"
Dec 19, 2016
Duppie replied to David Barish's discussion What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
"Call the alderman in that area. It worked when the local Orange Theory outlet tries this in my wars. But then again, my alderman rocks. YMMV"
Dec 17, 2016
Jeremy Bloyd-Peshkin replied to David Barish's discussion What is this doing locked to a bike rack?
"Not easily, and especially not with the newer generations of phones out now with very good hardware encryption."
Dec 16, 2016

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
bike stuff
About me:
long time commuter. Past President of Evanston Bike Club. I represent injured workers.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.kfeej.com

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