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Gene Tenner
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How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago WTTW Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.

On Chicago Tonight tonight they announced that a segment on How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago will air on Chicago Tonight, WTTW, Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.Continue

Started Jan 23

Winter cycling: Heavy tread makes light of snow-covered roads

Snow angels look a little different in Marquette, Michigan. One of the snowiest cities in the country, Marquette is also "fat bike" central these days, and it's not uncommon to find evidence in a…Continue

Started Dec 15, 2014

Cyclist and Woods and Bear, Oh My
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And you think dodging cars is scary ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKdRlWz-1pgContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. Dec 10, 2014.

Why is it so hard to pedal in the winter?
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The colder it gets the harder it is to pedal. Is it me with colder muscles? Colder air in my lungs? Some other physical reason? Or is it mechanical? Cold-thickened oil on the chain? Thicker grease in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Dec 6, 2014.

 

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How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago WTTW Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.

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Gene Tenner replied to David P.'s discussion Some clever tech to alert a car driver to peds, cyclists, motorcyclists, etc.
"I have mixed feelings on this. I like new technology that helps promote safety. I worry about it becoming a crutch for lazy drivers. In one of Malcolm Gladwell's books there is a section on safety with surprising unsafe consequences. For…"
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"Great post, David. It will not help me, but I imagine there are others who might take advantage of this useful information."
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Gene Tenner replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking"
"I read this a while ago and was frustrated that I could not re-find it. Thanks for posting, Bob."
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"Two years ago I walked into my bank and was asked to remove the balaclava or fully show my face. I am sure the same fear of masked evil-doer was the driving force behind the request. I obliged willingly."
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What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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