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The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper.
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The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper. When it comes to crazy, world-saving initiatives, the Netherlands just can’t stop won’t stop.Here’s how the two-year pilot project works, as…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Aug 1.

Bicyclist Hit By Car, Flipped And Severely Injured Seen On Dashcam Video
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The potential dangers of riding a bike in the city are illustrated in a video of a bicyclist hit by a car and severely injured Tuesday in University Village. The horrific accident was captured on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jul 28.

Bike-Friendly Plan for Milwaukee Ave. Nixes Car Turn Lanes, Some Parking
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WICKER PARK — Right-turn lane closures, reducing parking spaces and eliminating bus stops while adding more pavement markings and space on the street for cyclists to gather at intersections are among…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Jul 14.

More than just a ride in the park: The many benefits of bicycling: Chicago Sun Times
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“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein Take it from Einstein, riding a bike is cool. Countless Chicagoans have long realized both the…Continue

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"ok, that headline sounds pretty gross. Even if it's sterilized. :-P"
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The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper.

The Dutch are building bike lanes from used toilet paper. When it comes to crazy, world-saving initiatives, the Netherlands just can’t stop won’t stop.Here’s how the two-year pilot project works, as reported by the Guardian. A Dutch wastewater treatment plant uses an industrial sieve to sift through sewage and collect soiled toilet paper, extracting nearly 900 pounds of cellulose from the TP each day. That cellulose is then sterilized and turned into “fluffy material or pellets” that are used…See More
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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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