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Chicago Tonight's story about the flyover
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Chicagoans have watched the Navy Pier Flyover begin to take shape over the last three years. But just recently, the city pushed back the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Greenfield Nov 3.

Stolen bike- please return to Pittsburgh Steelers
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Yup, a football player had his bike stolen. His  teammate is  offering a reward for  return of the bike.  It can happen to  anybody. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Oct 26.

saw a set of keys in the bike lane near Payton School on Wells this morning

I am  sorry to post this later in  the day.  I was  reminded when  I  saw e-mail with new  posts in  that what's in the bike lane thread. I  saw a set of  keys including a key fob for  a car laying…Continue

Started Sep 8

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.

 

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David Barish replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"My understanding of this  area of the park, where I have ridden, is that it  is a path and not  a sidewalk. This is going through  a part of the park where there are neither roads nor  sidewalks but a path.  That path…"
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"Paul has hit on the appropriate response.  We need to  ride  with sensitivity but need to  shoot down  extra legal attempts to curb cyclists. I have  not seen the  signs but have ridden in  that …"
Monday
John Greenfield replied to David Barish's discussion Chicago Tonight's story about the flyover
"I'm that "one Chicago blogger.""
Nov 3
David Barish posted a discussion

Chicago Tonight's story about the flyover

Chicagoans have watched the Navy Pier Flyover begin to take shape over the last three years. But just recently, the city pushed back the completion date of the elevated lakefront path to 2019. Frustrated cyclists and pedestrians are beginning to ask why.As one Chicago blogger put it, it’s already taking longer to build the Flyover than the Golden Gate Bridge. …See More
Nov 2
David Barish replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Winter clothng
"Costco will  often have base layers,  socks and  gloves as well  as soft shell coats that are  inexpensive."
Oct 31
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion Stolen bike- please return to Pittsburgh Steelers
"https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/10/24/juju-smith-schuster-steelers-bike-stolen Juju's stolen bike has been recovered. It was turned in by someone who purchased it on the street. They will be receiving free tickets to a Steelers game as a reward.…"
Oct 26
David Barish posted a discussion

Stolen bike- please return to Pittsburgh Steelers

Yup, a football player had his bike stolen. His  teammate is  offering a reward for  return of the bike.  It can happen to  anybody. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/21140418/pittsburgh-steelers-rookie-juju-smith-schuster-bicycle-stolenSee More
Oct 24
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Crash Near Flyover - Cyclist Sent to Hospital
"As to Anne's  comment, this  is my reaction  with every crash.  I am loathe to  seek an  eye for  an eye and  am much  less concerned with  putting  a driver in jail and much more concerned…"
Oct 24
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion An Unexpected Break
"sometimes I  like to  fold and  sometimes I  like to  fork. It's not  a competition, pizza is good...ok, great...lots of ways...thin...fat...yum.  When  push  comes to  shove I like  fork…"
Oct 17
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion An Unexpected Break
"However we may react to the things we read in  the newspaper and however we may feel  about people in  Washington, this picture reassures me even  if it  is just a little."
Oct 16
David Barish replied to Tony Adams's discussion Rain Gear: Recommend a Shell?
"When I  came home soaked this  spring I decided to get a new waterproof/breathable.  All of the  products are similar in that the waterproof property is fragile. If you  don't wash it with the  right detergents and…"
Oct 13
David Barish replied to Charles Hansen's discussion Mirror for Divvy ?
"I  use this mirror on the visor of  my helmet.  I do not  put  it on  my glasses as I am not  always wearing them. I  have  shored  up the attachment by using  some strong  tape. …"
Oct 5
Tom A.K. and David Barish are now friends
Oct 3
David Barish replied to Brian S's discussion UIC Bike Lanes used as student pickup / drop off lane
"School  pickup/dropoff zones are  especially ripe for difficult situations with a bike lane.  Neill Townsend was  killed in 2012 in  front  of the Payton  School  after  swerving  out of the …"
Sep 26
David Barish replied to Dominique Lewis's discussion Falsely accused by a motorist; Advice?
"I think there is a difference between banging  on  somebody's car and not  running  away.  Staying  at the scene to  engage in conversation in an  even tone is a far cry from  banging on the…"
Sep 26
David Barish replied to Maurice's discussion Cycling Comptroller Saves the Day
"Whatever we may think of  Kass's prior columns he did praise a Democrat who was a good citizen in  protecting a cyclist. I almost spilled coffee on myself  when I read his column. There are times when  our humanity overcomes…"
Sep 20

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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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