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David Barish
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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.

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

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.

Condition of North Shore Channel Trail?
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Does anybody know the current condition of this trail? Is it plowed during the winter months? Would you recommend that I use it or is it better to use Kedzie riding in from the north  this time of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Mar 10.


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ride to the Winter Solstice Percussion Concert at Dunkin' Donuts to Constellation

December 21, 2014 from 5am to 10am
We meet at 5am at Dunkin Donuts on the corner of Howard and Western. We ride south with our lights on  to Constellation for a 6am show where two amazing drummer/percussionists create a sonic environment to  help us cope with the shortest days of the year.  We will get breakfast after the show and then head home where many of us will need a nap. If you are not coming from the north you can meet us at the show. Purchase tickets ($25) in advance at …See More
David Barish commented on Bob's event toy ride chicago
"I plan to take the day off. I'm just saying'."
Nov 19
David Barish is attending Bob's event

toy ride chicago at Amlings bike shop in Niles

December 12, 2014 from 6am to 11am
it's like Toys For Tots,,,just on bicycles,,,and a bit of a pub crawl afterward!See More
Nov 19
David Barish replied to Bob's discussion It's that time again!
"I'll be on my bike. I hope we have the police escort again this year. "
Nov 17
David Barish replied to Gene Tenner's discussion We're taking John Kass's bike bullying seriously
"I think that makes sense but we have to understand that Kass is intentionally baiting bikers and is intending to write with irony.  I am no friend and find that his diminutives bounce back on his little foray into essay writing. He may have a…"
Nov 16
David Barish replied to Mitch Johnson's discussion Group Rides, Morton Grove Area
Nov 15
David Barish replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Last night I rode to and from my class at the Old Town School.  It was brisk but riding on dark, calm streets with sufficient lighting and clothing made it a delight. It was also  nice to know that there were several levels of bundling…"
Nov 14
David Barish replied to John Greenfield's discussion Ideas for a transportation-related holiday gift guide?
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Nov 12
David Barish replied to John Greenfield's discussion Ideas for a transportation-related holiday gift guide?
"A holiday balaclava will help your gift recipient whether they are riding their bike, walking to  the bus or dropping the blade of a guillotine. It's the lightweight and  practical accessory that will bring comfort when pulled from…"
Nov 11
David Barish replied to Chris's discussion Any cool bike hacks???
"Just this past Saturday I was wearing black gloves when the chain became disengaged. That worked well until I touched my face. "
Nov 11
David Barish replied to Joe Schmoe's discussion Molly Glynn's Husband Sues Forest Preserve Disctrict
"Thank you both.  Regardless of our thoughts on the lawsuit, this is a tragedy where a person lost her life much too soon doing something we all love at a location where I have ridden a zillion times over the years. In hindsight we can all…"
Nov 11
David Barish might attend Olatunji Oboi Reed's event

MENDING BROKEN FENCES: A Community Bicycle Ride for Peace on Chicago Streets at Chicago Police Department, 11th District

November 15, 2014 from 11am to 4pm
SLOW ROLL CHICAGO presents...MENDING BROKEN FENCES: A Community Bicycle Ride for Peace on Chicago Streets In Partnership with the Chicago Police Department's 11th District CAPS Community Policing OfficeSaturday, November 15, 201411am Meet & Greet + Refreshments12pm Ride Starting Point & End…See More
Nov 11
David Barish replied to Jeff K's discussion Dearborn 2-way bike lane. Is it working?
"Agreed. Also, the lane gets a lot of use. Bikes ride by often enough that  there really should not be much of a surprise for everybody else.  Most of the people who are regularly in the loop have figured out that there is always bike…"
Nov 7
David Barish replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
Nov 6
David Barish replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
"The trees in the background look pretty placid compared to the bikes blowing around."
Nov 5
David Barish replied to Chris Hainey's discussion Slow Roll Chicago
"Is 11-15 a go? If so, where etc.? I know some people who were planning to roll."
Oct 31

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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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