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JeffB (7+ miles)
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Broken ankle (fibula). Advice requested
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I broke the end of my right fibula in a fall at home a week ago.  I've got a fracture boot now and I'm on crutches.  Its still tender, but I can apply some weight to it, though it doesn't feel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Self-sealing Stembolt Apr 9.

Webcams showing street conditions
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I sometimes check this site to see what Clark St (around Wrigley) is like when it snows.  Does…Continue

Tags: snow, winter, webcam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andronymous Jan 3.

Rebekah Scheinfeld is the new CDOT commissioner
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Anyone know anything about her?From …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Jan 4.

RiBMo tires. Opinions?
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I normally use Specialized Armadillo's, but I'm thinking of trying out the RiBMo PT tires (http://www.panaracer.com/urban.php)The Armadillo's are…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 12mi Oct 21, 2013.

 

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JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"Construction on the lakefront path this morning: - fences up around Fullerton. looks like they might be making a detour path that runs closer to the theatre. - ramp at Ohio St beach is closed, but a temporary one has been created just east of it;…"
1 hour ago
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"I'm assuming its still that way today (Th 10/16/14)? I'm heading to Fullerton and Western this afternoon. "
Oct 16
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Has your bike ever gone full-blown Maximum Overdrive Christine on you?
"I've had my seat post crack mid-ride, and then a couple years later the frame cracked where the top tube meets the seat tube.  I was riding on it like that for while and didn't notice until the seat post cracked too. Got a new frame…"
Oct 14
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Frankie Equality Suda's discussion Bike parking
"Me too.  Especially in the loop. This is just inconsiderate, akin to parking your car across two spaces. Especially with the loss of so many parking spots when the parking meters were removed. Yes, it's nice to have two locking points…"
Oct 13
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
"At the risk of going off topic, I have to strongly disagree with this when it comes to driving.   It is much more efficient in traffic to have one merge point (where the lane closes), rather than multiple merge points created by drivers…"
Sep 25
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Asper K's discussion 'Walk your bike on the sidewalk' sting operation...I got a ticket as did others
"I saw this just the other day at http://www.illinoisbicyclelaw.com/2013/06/chicago-city-council-approves-2013.html: "Amendment to 9-52-020 Riding bicycles on sidewalksCurrent Law: Bicyclists over the age of 12 should not ride on…"
Sep 4
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Lugo's discussion Biking on Riverwalk
"There's a ramp at the northeast corner of Wacker and Wabash.  And when you head east, there's a cut-through off the riverwalk that leads to the Lakeshore East complex"
Aug 30
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New Divvy Stations on Far North, South, West Sides Announced (MAP)
"Definitely fills in some gaps for me where I would like some stations (NW area).  Thought this was coming this year, but good to know its coming."
Aug 21
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Tristan Jackson's discussion Good Morning vs On Your Left
"Statements like this result in me thinking you're an insensitive jerk: "... Cus you would have to be retarded to try passing me on the right.""
Aug 1
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Insights into Driver Behavior
"(~20:40) drop of 1% of drivers achieves an 18% improvement in traffic flow"
Aug 1
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Clement Jett's discussion Cars in bike lanes #enforce940060
"I don't like any cars in the bike lane, but situations like this really irk me.  So many times I'll see a car in the lane and notice an open space just ahead or behind them.  Its usually a yellow curb, but if you're going to…"
Aug 1
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Visit Two Brothers with Bike the Burbs this Sunday
"I like their SideKick pale ale.  I tried Night Cat once too, a dark wheat, and remember it favorably."
Jun 27
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Mike Buckley's discussion No more bike boxes on the Amtrak!
"I'd like to use the trains to Ann Arbor or Detroit, but I've never heard of this.  Do you have a link that explains this?  "
Jun 27
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to JustWill's discussion The 1st Customizable Digital Horn & Lights for Bikes
"Looks like comments can only be left by backers.  I'd need two concerns addressed before backing: 1) what's the decibel level?, and 2) how water-proof will it be?  I like my Horn-it, but wish it had a better noise and that the…"
Jun 24
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Julie M.'s discussion Dearborn detour this week?
"Minor clarification:  the street becomes Orleans once you cross Wacker, so the intersection is Hubbard/Orleans "
Jun 24
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Madopal (18 mi...occasionally)'s discussion Milwaukee Ave. Complete Streets Meeting 7/2 - Lawrence to Elston
"Here's an article about the plan: http://chicagoist.com/2014/06/24/jefferson_park_residents_dont_want.php and a link to the petition supporting the road…"
Jun 24

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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