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David Barish
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More carnage
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi Jun 26.

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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David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion New website is coming soon, ignore email and sit tight!
"With technology running in inverse proportion to age those of us who have been riding bikes for a very long time will rely on less seasoned riders to help us deal with all of this newfangled gibberish. I'm not sure why I suddenly have an urge…"
David Barish replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Future rides in the group Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society
"Hello Serge and brewpeople.  I am leading a brew pub ride on Saturday, October 29 for Evanston Bike Club.  I suspect most of you have been to these local tap rooms but it is always good to return.  Also, sometimes it is nice to have a…"
Oct 17
David Barish joined Serge Lubomudrov's group

Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.Routes on Ride with GPS,…See More
Oct 17
David Barish replied to Jeff K's discussion OK, fess up, who rides the ladybug mixte?
"form and function riding in perfect harmony."
Oct 10
David Barish replied to V W's discussion No backpack rule at Pete's fresh market: discriminatory to cyclists?
"I have read the comments and have to agree that Pete's is entitled to combat theft with this policy. They are willing to take your bag and take responsibility for it. They are not telling you not to bring it in but leaving you with no option.…"
Oct 7
David Barish replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Happy '75th' Birthday Kathy Schubert !
"Happy birthday Kathy!  I hope you have a great day and  that you get a chance to get out and pedal."
Oct 6
David Barish replied to V W's discussion No backpack rule at Pete's fresh market: discriminatory to cyclists?
"Will they hold your bag while you are in the store? If so, you could snap a picture of the insides and they would be responsible for what is in there.   I have mixed feeling on this. In the months following 9/11 a lot of businesses would not…"
Oct 4
David Barish replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago Tribune Commentary: Chicago bicyclists, police yourselves
"I couldn't resist posting a comment. I did so as follows under the Moniker of Pedalboy: Really?  Ron, you want to open up the tired nonsense about having seen a cyclist breaking the law now? At this time? After a tragic year where we have…"
Sep 30
David Barish replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Dave Moulton on Helmets
"This is absolutely a problem with news and digital commentary on the news these days.  I have been bothered by this as well. My current thinking  is a blanket reply- A helmet would not have stopped ___________ from hitting __________ on…"
Sep 30
David Barish replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Dave Moulton on Helmets
"Well, in light of the trolls I get it.  The lack of a helmet is a complete non-sequitur when we are talking about crashes that should have never occurred, trucks that kill cyclists and people failing to pay attention on the road. I get that. I…"
Sep 30
Erin Vogel and David Barish are now friends
Sep 27
David Barish replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"I had accepted the randomness of things and have told a story about being doored at a storytelling show. In that story I  acknowledge that being prepared, wearing a helmet, wearing lights, reflectors etc., being aware and having the zen…"
Sep 26
David Barish posted an event

Brew Pub Ride at Panera Bread

October 29, 2016 from 9:30am to 3pm
This is an Evanston Bike Club ride that is open to all. The description is: We will depart from Panera at 930 am.  We will have a little something to eat before we leave and then spend the rest of the day riding and sipping.  We will ride to Half Acre and take the 11 AM tour before going to their tap room to sample their beer.  Next we will ride to the Revolution Tap Room on Kedzie in Chicago, and then back to Temperance in Evanston.  You can get something to eat at Paninos and bring it to…See More
Sep 20
David Barish replied to Scott Chillson's discussion Jezebel's Anti-Bike Propaganda
"I really didn't have a problem with Joanna. She doesn't like bikes and seems a little precious. So be it. She does not trash bikers or bike culture. I read her piece a little tongue in cheek and seemingly admitting that she really is not…"
Sep 16
David Barish is attending The Chainlink Events's event

North Shore Century 25/50/62/100 at Dawes Park (Lagoon Building)

September 18, 2016 all day
ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF A LATE SUMMER RIDEThe North Shore Century offers incredibly scenic biking. You’ll experience luxurious neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tranquil tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan. Open it up in the flat to rolling countryside between Chicago and Wisconsin. Join us on Sunday, September 18th when the Evanston Bicycle Club sponsors one of Chicagoland’s premiere invitational rides - the 32nd annual North Shore…See More
Sep 14
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Meeting 9/13 RE: Stone Bridge over the North Shore Channel
"I walked in at 7 was breaking up. There are no dissenters because nobody loses. The bridge does not take away from anybody and also helps locals get to Lincoln Village shopping center by foot. As long as there is funding there really are no…"
Sep 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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