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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 3 hours ago.

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.

I wanna ride one of these things
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The  Ben Miller Band (which  you ought  to see) posted this video to their Facebook page.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen May 16.

Telling a bike related story
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I will be telling a bike related story at the Thread reading on Sunday,  April 3 at 4pm. The  reading  is at The Curragh, 8266 N. Lincoln, Skokie, IL.  Thread is on online literary magazine published…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Apr 7.

 

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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"I understand the Tribute Ride option. That's not what I'm after. Taken to the extreme, what I would want is for (nationwide) all normal group rides and individuals riding alone to simply (and nearly automatically - no coordination…"
3 hours ago
Mark Hagar replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"Skip and all, Actually there is an alternative to the once only per year Ride of Silence, held the 3rd Wed. in May at 7 PM. (RofS is Trademarked for the 3rd Wed. in May, just like T'giving is always the 4th Thur. in Nov., the only approved…"
9 hours ago
David Barish replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Cyclist Hit by Tour Bus @ Michigan & Oak
"John- I think my prose was misleading. I was speaking universally and not about you. Re reading my hastily posted note I can see  where it could be read otherwise and I apologize. If anything, I meant to say that re reading your blog made…"
yesterday
David Barish replied to Jim Reho's discussion So What Can We Do To Make It Better, Specifically?
"The visibility of this is appealing.  If word got out and the day after such a tragedy occurred as many as possible were wearing yellow whether in a group or hosts of individuals simply on their way between points A and B it would be seen and…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Jim Reho's discussion So What Can We Do To Make It Better, Specifically?
"Jim, I'm with  you.  We have to take the high road in our efforts to insist that we belong on the road in the first place.  I also like  the idea of some  type of  video campaign. Of course, who will do it, fund…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Cyclist Hit by Tour Bus @ Michigan & Oak
"John, I read  your blog and it made me re read the original stories and the later stories along with my own comment on this thread. We all await the release of the CDOT footage to see what really happened. We don't know who, if anybody, is…"
Tuesday
David Barish replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Cyclist Hit by Tour Bus @ Michigan & Oak
"This is a tragedy. If what we have read is true it is not a crime.  As a community the best we can do is to make good from the tragedy. Maybe one of us will hesitate at the next red light and take a look that saves a life. "
Jun 16
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"Nice piece by Jason Gay in the Wall Street Journal today: Five Bicycles in Kalamazoo "
Jun 16
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion NYC Off-Duty Officer Pulls Gun on Bike Messenger
"You were wise. You will never win the encounter and can often lose even  if you doing the right thing. You want to survive the encounter and then you can decide whether to take action later or whether to count your blessings and move…"
Jun 15
David Barish replied to kpnick's discussion Where do you bike with your children? Any tips?
"Years ago I led a few kids rides for the Evanston Bike Club. We would ride the Green Bay Trail.  You can start near the Panera Bread where  EBC starts their rides.  Be careful crossing Lake. There is no light.  I can help you map…"
Jun 14
David Barish replied to Cooper Hofstad's discussion This sums up what a lot of people think. Throwing it out there.
"The comment elicits laughter from me although I shudder when I think of the illicit behavior he seems to condone."
Jun 10
David Barish replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"He must have a lawyer. A serious charge has been leveled against the man.  Any lawyer who does criminal defense work would take this man's case. That does not mean they agree with what he did or that they want him to go free. They want to…"
Jun 10
Yasmeen replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"Here's a follow up with a thorough summary by Bryan Waldman of Bike Law: http://www.bikelaw.com/2016/06/08/the-tragedy-in-kalamazoo/"
Jun 8
David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"Skip, that is a provocative idea.  I think the ride in Kazoo makes sense. I wish I could be there with them tonight.  Last year I took a little Amtrak adventure and met friends who live there via bicycle.  I choked when I ready about…"
Jun 8
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"Thanks for the link and early timeline. My point is that today, thirteen years after the first Ride of Silence, the ride generally occurs once a year, in mid-May. I know Dave leads one such ride in Evanston, and there is another in Chicago. I rode a…"
Jun 8
Mike Schwab replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"http://www.rideofsilence.org/history.php 2003 May 4 Larry Schwartz is killed by a school bus mirror May 8 Funeral for Larry and concept of idea May 11 sent out emails May 21 first Ride Of Silence, one-time-only event in Dallas, 1,000 attend.…"
Jun 8

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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.):
http://www.kfeej.com

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