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Gopher Biker
  • Skokie, IL
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Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
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Semi and cyclist crash right outside of work. Don't see the cyclist but lots of blood on the street. Police have the area roped off. Channel 7 chopper overhead. So sad. Wood/Roosevelt. I didn't…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Oct 2.

RIP Prince
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I remembering seeing him play several times in the late 70s at First Avenue in Minneapolis when I was a student at the University of Minnesota.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen May 27.

Bike Boulevard in Ithaca (NY)
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This has nothing to do with biking in Chicago, just a proud Dad showing off his daughter's (SG) work.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Mar 23, 2015.

Morton Grove winter biker

To the Winter Biker pedaling down Menard this morning around 9am - rock on!Continue

Started Feb 1, 2015

 

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Latest Activity

Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Lane Blockage - Report the Worst Streets
Oct 21
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
" Medical District/Ogden entrance to the blue line - Thursday (10/13/2016) approximately 4:10pm."
Oct 14
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"It would be nice if you could use the Chicago Works app to report these with pictures (right now bike lane issues aren't a reporting option)."
Oct 7
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Goo gone (use lightly and slowly; in other words, don't pour a bunch on, dab at the spot(s))."
Oct 7
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"And then this clown pulled up right behind the FedEx van - his response - "So what." 1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, 10/05/2016, 3:07pm"
Oct 6
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"FedEx - 1747 W. Roosevelt, 10/06/2016, 3:07pm - when I pointed out he was parked/stopped in the bike lane, his response was "Its okay." "
Oct 6
Gopher Biker replied to Sarah D.'s discussion CBS's Dave Savini looks into hazards for cyclists on the news...
"Too bad I didn't get a shot of the CBS 2 van parked in the bike lane in front of 1850 W. Roosevelt (The Chicago Lighthouse) when they filmed a piece there several weeks ago, he could asked his driver why he parked in the BL."
Oct 5
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Chicago Carriage Cab in front of 1747 W. Roosevelt on 10/05/2016 at 9:20am."
Oct 5
Jim Reho replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
"Yes!"
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
"http://m.chicagoreader.com/chicago/cycling-fatalities-trucks-side-guards-safety/Content?oid=23757361 The Chicago city council needs to pass an ordinance for side guards on trucks to save cyclists lives. Article by John Greenfield."
Oct 1
Tom A.K. replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
Oct 1
Tom A.K. replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
"https://www.volpe.dot.gov/content/infographic-truck-side-guards-save-lives Yes, better visibility mirrors and SIDE GUARDS."
Sep 30
Shalini replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
"1,000 Likes! I'm still always shocked to see 18 wheelers on Milwaukee and side streets. How is that a good idea?"
Sep 30
BritBoy replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
Sep 30
Tom A.K. replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
Sep 30
Gopher Biker replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash - an update (09/30)
Sep 30

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The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing

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At 10:52am on December 19, 2012, John L. Douglass said…

Got your message Gopher, will go back on the attack. Already sent E-mail to McGrath sons 1 and 2, the two operators of Acura and Lexus. I feel it is mostly Acura abusing the parking, though. I will be back once they reply. Apologies!

 
 
 

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