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Another hit and run death - so sad.
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I hope they catch the scumbag -…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by PK RPR Jun 5, 2014.

UIC changing intercampus bus route on Halsted
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Just got this in an email at work:"In response to traffic and safety concerns for the bicycle lanes along Halsted Street, effective Sunday the following changes will be made to the UIC Shuttle…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich S Mar 31, 2014.

Grease on Elston
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On my ride in this morning I noticed grease (used fryer oil most likely) spilled on the road between Belmont and Western on Elston heading SE into the city - the intersections are particularly…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chitown_Mike Aug 27, 2013.

 

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Gopher Biker replied to SixtyTwoPercent's discussion Needed: Heart rate monitor for my Garmin...
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Gopher Biker replied to Mitch Johnson's discussion Shop Recommendations
"Pony shop or Wheel & Sprocket in Evanston."
Nov 20, 2014
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Nov 20, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to Tom Z's discussion 2014 Apple Cider Century
"Should be a beautiful day. Gotta love the directional apple stems! "
Sep 23, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to Tom Z's discussion 2014 Apple Cider Century
"This will my 25 year doing the ACC - they give you a map when you pick up your registration materials."
Sep 23, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to h' 1.0's discussion How many other cyclists did you see on your commute this morning?
"I saw a surprisingly high number on my ride in this morning between 5-6am. I usually hardly see anyone. The ninjas, shoalers, and salmon were out in force however."
Sep 3, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to JohnB's discussion Chicago Bike Map
Aug 22, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to mweerd's discussion Dangerous Dangerous Milwaukee Ave
"I ride Elston and don't understand why more people don't use it. But, go ahead stay on Milwaukee - more room on Elston for those of us who do prefer it.  :-) "
Aug 8, 2014
Gopher Biker replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Celebrate bike commuting next week!
"Great morning for a pedal into work and to kick off the commuter challenage - Go Team UIC!"
Jun 13, 2014
PK RPR replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"Ghost bikes going up? Love to contribute if needed. "
Jun 5, 2014
Anne Alt replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"+1 "
Jun 5, 2014
Jeff Schneider replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"The statistic from Streetsblog for Chicago pedestrian and cyclist fatalities so far this year is: Pedestrian: 15 (6 were hit-and-run crashes)Bicyclist: 1 (1 was a hit-and-run crash) So, statistically about half of the drivers who kill someone cannot…"
Jun 5, 2014
Tim Heckman replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
Jun 5, 2014
Anne Alt replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"I hope there will be more news today. My sympathy to Jeffrey's family and friends. I didn't know him, but any crash like this is a loss to Chicago's bike community. "
Jun 4, 2014
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"According to this article, they have someone in custody.  The article was posted yesterday, but I haven't seen an…"
Jun 4, 2014
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Another hit and run death - so sad.
"My condolences to Jeffrey's family.  I have seen him around town in F.P. and O.P.  I do hope that get that driver."
Jun 2, 2014

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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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