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Gary Gilbert
  • Arlington Heights, IL
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Chicago Ride of Silence / LAB
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Aug 30, 2016.

Uptown bike thefts
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 Oct 12, 2012.

Where to Bike
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Gilbert May 4, 2010.


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Ride of Silence Arlington Heights at recreation park

May 17, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Since 2005 Arlington Heights Bicycle Club has participated in the international Ride of Silence on the third Wednesday evening in May.   This year is no different, we will congregate at Recreation Park, 500 E Miner at 630pm.     The Ride honors those who have been killed or injured while cycling.  It is a slow paced and as the name suggests a silent ride.   Ride will commence at 7pm after a few words about the reasons we participate. We encourage all cyclists to participate, we often have…See More
May 17
Kelly is attending Gary Gilbert's event

Arlington 500 at Barrington High School

May 21, 2017 from 6:30am to 4pm
The Arlington 500 is a recreational bike ride on scenic roads in Lake County. You have the option of doing a 28, 42, 54 or 69 mile (500 furlongs) route.See More
May 16
Gary Gilbert posted events
May 3
Gary Gilbert replied to Sarah D.'s discussion CBS's Dave Savini looks into hazards for cyclists on the news...
"The report was mostly negative: about parking in bike lanes (mostly post office vehicles);  pot-holes in bike lanes;  dooring; and the recent rash of cycling deaths.  Despite the early promotion of the piece, there was little…"
Sep 28, 2016
Tom A.K. replied to Gary Gilbert's discussion Chicago Ride of Silence / LAB
Aug 30, 2016
Gary Gilbert posted a discussion

Chicago Ride of Silence / LAB

The fall issue of The League of American Bicyclists magazine has a nice article by Elizabeth Adamczyk on the Chicago Ride of Silence and the tie to Ghost Bikes.  Check it out!See More
Aug 30, 2016
Gary Gilbert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Another Tragedy: Cyclist Dies in Mount Prospect After Being Hit By Lexus SUV
"i heard today that a ghost bike has been installed on Central Road at the site of the crash."
Jun 24, 2016
mike w. might attend Gary Gilbert's event

Arlington 500 at Barrington High School

May 22, 2016 from 6:30am to 4pm
The Arlington 500 Invitational on May 22, 2016 is a supported bicycle ride through the rolling countryside, northwest of Chicago, starting in Barrington, IL.Registration forms are available in early March at options are 28, 42, 54, or 69 (500 furlongs) miles.Riding times for the event are 6:30am to 4:00pm.Riders doing 54 or 69 miles should start anytime between 6:30am and 9:00amRiders doing 28 or 42 miles should start…See More
May 3, 2016
Gary Gilbert commented on E A's group Chicago Ride of Silence
"i suggest posting to the Chicago Ghost Bike group rather than the ride of silence group."
Apr 27, 2016
Gary Gilbert might attend Al Sturges's event

Folks on Spokes Easter Ride at Park Forest Village Hall

April 24, 2016 from 7:30am to 4pm
The Easter Ride is a one day bicycle tour sponsored by Folks on Spokes bike club.  Five routes are available: 17, 26, 37, 53 and 70 miles.  All routes leave from the Park Forest Village Hall and follow lightly traveled, paved roads over gently rolling countryside. Food and fun is what the Easter Ride is all about.  Rest stops along the route provide riders with fruit, drinks, sandwiches (Easter egg salad sandwiches at the end), and homemade cookies.See More
Apr 5, 2016
Gary Gilbert commented on Brett Ratner's page Sometimes We Cyclists Bring It On Ourselves
"For those who don't make their way out to the NW burbs... Barrington (where the Metra station sits) is a different town than Barrington Hills and different town than South Barrington and North Barrington.  The issues have all been…"
Apr 5, 2016
Gary Gilbert replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Chainlink - Please Chime in on Our New Address
"Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately) most people are familiar with .com .net .gov .edu .org and not many other extensions.  I suggest avoiding extensions assigned to other countries (like .co) or rarely used (like .info) Fortunately (or…"
Mar 23, 2016
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Feb 21, 2016
Gary Gilbert is attending Pam Kaloustian's event

St. Patrick's Day Ride by Wheeling Wheelmen at Wauconda High Scool

March 20, 2016 from 8am to 1pm
RegistrationDay of the Ride OnlyAdult (Over 12)$10.00Child (12 or Under)FreeT-Shirts (S, M, L, XL)$15.00T-Shirts (XXL)$18.00On site registration is from 8:00am to 10:30am.We ride snow or shine.Registration FormClick here for a Printable Registration FormWhat You Get !Routes of 16, 20 and 36 miles wind through beautiful Northeast Illinois over quiet secondary roads with SAG support.Starting and Closing TimesAll…See More
Jan 18, 2016
Gary Gilbert is attending Lee Diamond's event

Winter Bike Swap 2016 at Jaks Tap

February 20, 2016 from 11am to 4pm
Winter Bike Swap 2016 Jaks Tap at 901 W Jackson, Chicago, ILSaturday February 20, 2016 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM$5 at the DoorVendor tables SOLD OUT For the sixth straight year, Chicago area cyclists will be able to come together to browse and buy bikes, bike parts, bike clothes and accessories as well as discover a wide…See More
Jan 18, 2016
Gary Gilbert is attending David Barish's event

Amlings Toy Ride at Amlings Cycle

December 11, 2015 from 6:30am to 9:30am
The  10th Annual Amlings Toy  Ride will be held on December 11, 2015 leaving at 6:30 am. The ride leaves from Amlings Cyce, 8140 N. Milwaukee, Niles.  We ride about 10 miles with a police escort pulling trailers filled with gifts to Mystic Celt, 3443 N. Southport, Chicago.  Please bring at least one unwrapped toy either in advance or to the ride.  The shop will open at 6:00 am. for registration. Please register in advance at We…See More
Dec 10, 2015

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
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At 8:14pm on May 11, 2010, Julie Hochstadter said…
Hi Gary! Will I see you at the green fest again this year???


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