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Jaik S.
  • 37, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Aggressive Uber Driver
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Dec 28, 2017.

Advice: It's Mitten Season!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Dec 12, 2017.

Temporary Bike Lane Barriers for Experimentation
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David Henri Sep 1, 2017.

 

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Jaik S. replied to Duppie's discussion Anybody using a Bikes-At-Work trailer
"Totally agree with the momentum mention. Within the first mile, you should be able to determine how fast you're comfortable at. Make sure to stick to it and slow down when nearing intersections, because you may not be able to come to a complete…"
Jan 10
Jaik S. replied to Duppie's discussion Anybody using a Bikes-At-Work trailer
"I think Boulevard Bikes has one for rent that they use all the time...I've got a Carry Freedom that I purchased about four years ago... My main decision for it was the weight support and compact breakdown size. I've carried 170lbs on it…"
Jan 9
Jaik S. replied to h' Zerocats's discussion How many other cyclists did you see on your commute this morning?
"3 this morning..."
Jan 4
Jaik S. replied to h' Zerocats's discussion How many other cyclists did you see on your commute this morning?
"First commute of the year today...I've got a leg injury, so I was riding a little slower than normal. Saw a total of three others on their bicycles today. As it turns out, everyone was a little slow this morning."
Jan 2
Mike Zumwalt replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"i worked for me, I clicked the options then in the area meant for comments I left a note. I got a phone call with a message but never called back. Their image is taking a huge hit after the CEO leaves and the hush money after a data breach. "
Dec 28, 2017
Mike Zumwalt replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"I don't understand the thinking of anyone doing it but somehow saying "I'm UBER" is like some sort of imaginary perk that allows them to drive reckless or ignore laws.  I used to be confrontational,and still am with the…"
Dec 26, 2017
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"Uber drivers make medallion taxi drivers look like angels :P"
Dec 22, 2017
djm replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"Glad youre ok.  Is it worth trying to pursue this with Uber?  Per their website, Uber trips are GPS tracked. I was waiting at a red light when the car that was stopped behind me pulled out into opposing traffic, drove through…"
Dec 22, 2017
David Altenburg replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"Sorry this happened to you. These fucking Uber drivers are a menace. I've been a bike commuter for 5 years - potholes, polar vortices, heavy construction trucks haven't phased me, but the proliferation of Uber has had me questioning my…"
Dec 22, 2017
Cheryl replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"Ugh, sorry you had this experience. How can drivers believe crap like "you need to watch for cars" when they swerve into the bike lane without even looking. :-(  There's a serious deficiency in knowing/following the rules of the…"
Dec 22, 2017
Douglas Price replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"I won't ride without camera coverage. I leave a case attached to the bike so I can just pop in a camera and go."
Dec 21, 2017
Jaik S. posted a discussion

Aggressive Uber Driver

On the morning commute today, I was southbound on Milwaukee near Wood. I had passed a police officer talking to a cyclist that looked a little shaken up, probably from an accident. I was thinking about how lucky I've been without an accident in a few years. Approaching the intersection, there was a car turning left(east to Wood), blocking the main lane for cars on Milwaukee. The car directly behind the turning car was stopped, but swerved into the bike lane, causing me to slam on the brakes to…See More
Dec 21, 2017
Jaik S. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Yeah...that was the only notification...They were probably going to fill in a hole, but had that much left at the end of the day and cleaned out the truck."
Dec 18, 2017
Jaik S. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Clyborn...across from Yojimbos."
Dec 17, 2017
Jim Reho replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Advice: It's Mitten Season!
"I think your suggestion is great.  I've used these under mitten shells.  However, at the link you gave the cost would be about $20.00 for the two pairs, shipped.  I would try eBay for a better deal."
Dec 12, 2017
curt(is) locke replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Advice: It's Mitten Season!
"The Meteor Mittens read well with a good deal of versatility provided by its multi-layered approach. Plus, she won't read you as being cheap!"
Dec 12, 2017

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Uniting with the cycling community around Chicago and finding out more about upcoming events, what's happening around the City and in the news.
About me:
I drink a bit, and love life. I'm always looking for fun, and a nice bike ride.

I've got bikes from the ceiling to the floor.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://about.me/jaik

You can find me:

Reading in random places...sometimes I fall asleep reading.

Attempting to make something that will create a smile.

Writing code...HTML, Javascript or Java. 

In the kitchen.

Wondering how I can help.

Building something fun.

Learning something new.

Trying to minimize.

Your local beergarden.

Also on Google+

And on Twitter

You can also find me on my bicycle.

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At 10:29am on April 3, 2013, allison said…

I'm that person who lives in the closet in your apartment.  I emerge from time to time and grumble a bit.  oh, and I ride bikes

 
 
 

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