"We have an semi-organized ride almost every Thursday night starting in Whicker Park at the fountain. We meet around 10pm, its a drink and ride kinda deal. Been calling it Cynical Mass.. Most of the people are somewhat fast... My girlfriend and I…"
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, My job involves biking, Other
I've been riding for 22 years, 4 in Chicago, and delivering in Chicago for 2.5 years, 365 days a year. Been hit 11 times. I've been door'd (see pic), I've chased and been chased by aggressive drivers. Road warrior style.
I ride fast and am willing to defend my self and anyone else thats riding a bike. People may call me a bad cyclist, but thats the way it is. Either you stand up for yourself, or you end up under a tire.
TAKE YOUR SPACE. Don't expect anyone to give it to you.