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Citizen-built technology tracks Locust Avenue [Charlottesville, VA] speeders

I found this really interesting and wish I'd done it:…Continue

Tags: traffic, speeding

Started Feb 2, 2016

Divvy overbilling?

Has anyone received excessive credit card charges from Divvy, even after returning the bikes on time and waiting until the docking station showed green? Today I received my credit card statement with…Continue

Tags: divvy

Started Oct 26, 2015

Best route into Kenosha from the west?

Hello,Last Sunday I rode from Harvard up to Burlington and then on to Kenosha, and while it was a nice ride, I'm wondering if there's a better way into Kenosha from the west.I took a route suggested…Continue

Tags: kenosha

Started Aug 28, 2015

How to handle CTA driver harassment/threats?
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I'd appreciate any advice on how to handle threatening/abusive CTA drivers. Two weeks ago, a driver abruptly veered right into the bike lane on Halsted while overlapped with me, squeezing me between…Continue

Tags: bus, cta

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Aug 13, 2015.

 

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Eli replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Updates: Ryne San Hamel Pleads Guilty, Receives 10 Days in Jail
"Un-fucking-believable."
Jan 26, 2017
Eli posted a discussion

Citizen-built technology tracks Locust Avenue [Charlottesville, VA] speeders

I found this really interesting and wish I'd done it: http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/22908-locust-avenue-speeding/. A computer scientist set up a camera and used computer vision software to measure speeding rates on his 25mph street. It will probably not surprise many here that he found speeding rates of nearly 85%. Something to keep in mind when people start talking about…See More
Feb 2, 2016
Eli commented on Serge Lubomudrov's group Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society
"Wish I could do it but I'm getting over a cold."
Jan 29, 2016
Eli commented on bobweiser's event 11th Annual January Three Floyds Brewpub Ride
"It was great to get out and ride despite the cold. Thanks for organizing this, Bob. I'd also love to see that photo."
Jan 24, 2016
Eli replied to Dean Bekken's discussion Agro Teen Threatened to Shoot
"You should report it, but don't expect much. I've had a CTA bus driver intentionally accelerate toward me from a complete stop (in the bike lane) because I took a picture of his run number, and I've had a woman stop and exit her car…"
Jan 20, 2016
Eli replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Is there such a thing as eco-friendly bike lube?
"Wax is an amazing wonder-lube, until the first snowfall/street-salting. But if I lived in California I'd use nothing else."
Jan 19, 2016
Eli replied to Kayrn meyer's discussion A Country Biking Destination
"Some beautiful riding around there! I've ridden to Marengo from the Woodstock Metra but never all the way from the city. Have you considered offering a shuttle service from the city? It would be lovely to be able to be picked up, with our…"
Jan 19, 2016
Eli might attend bobweiser's event
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11th Annual January Three Floyds Brewpub Ride at Daley Plaza or Promontory Point

January 23, 2016 from 7:30am to 5pm
There's been a ride to the Three Floyds brewpub in Munster, IN, every January since 2006. The beer is great ("there are few places more exciting from a beer lover's perspective", says the NY Times), and they take their cuisine as seriously as they do their beer.Neither snow nor rain nor sleet nor gloom of night stays these couriers (and other…See More
Jan 6, 2016
Eli is attending Olatunji Oboi Reed's event
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The Big Marsh Freedom Ride and Day of Service: Proudly Riding for Physical, Mental, & Spiritual Freedom at National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum

January 18, 2016 from 9am to 3pm
Slow Roll Chicago presents...The Big Marsh Freedom Ride and Day of Service: Proudly Riding for Physical, Mental, & Spiritual FreedomDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday & Day of Service Monday, January 18, 2016 9am Meet & Greet + Refreshments 10am Program 11am Ride 12:30pm Big Marsh Volunteer Stewardship Activity (Optional)Starting Point & End Point: National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum in the Pullman National Monument 10406 S. Maryland Ave.,…See More
Jan 6, 2016
Eli replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"The surfers are out of frame to the right. I mentioned them only because riding my bike in the cold suddenly seemed much less tough in comparison."
Jan 5, 2016
Eli replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I was feeling pretty good about getting out to go for a ride up Sheridan Road in the cold until I made the mistake of stopping at Tower Road Beach, where a number of people were surfing. Brrr."
Jan 3, 2016
Eli commented on Serge Lubomudrov's group Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society
"Happy New Year! I might try to ride to Kenosha (Public Craft and Rustic Road) on Saturday. I'm thinking mostly Sheridan Road though I might get on the trails north of Lake Forest if they are passable. If they're not I might just try for…"
Dec 31, 2015
Eli replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Lakeshore Flood Watch - Monday morning commute
"I just rode to the post office. The streets are pretty rough. Lots of sleet compacted by cars into ruts of super-slippery slush. Even on main roads you can't really reach pavement. I didn't think a mile ride to the post office on mainly…"
Dec 28, 2015
Eli replied to Irvin Steinert's discussion light stops computer
"I've had the same issue with my wireless Cateye Strada and Cygolite Metro headlight when it was mounted on the handlebars near the computer. I haven't noticed it since I moved my headlight to the end of my fork."
Dec 24, 2015
Eli commented on Bill W.'s photo
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"Nice drillium chainrings!"
Dec 22, 2015
Eli commented on Serge Lubomudrov's event Blue Alter (CBES)
"Thanks all for organizing such a great ride!"
Dec 20, 2015

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The kind of riding I do:
Around Town
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At 7:59pm on May 21, 2015, Jen Evans said…

Hi Eli! David did scoop up the rack. Thanks thought! Good luck!

 
 
 

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