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Wait for the signal like no one's watching...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Jan 8.

Advice needed about failing bike parts
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I need to know if I can put off repairing two things on my bike until the new year:1) The support bar under my seat broke, so I moved it about the length of the arrow in the picture below (the line…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Dec 13, 2014.

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, 2014.

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, 2014.

 

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JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Sarah D.'s discussion Chainlinkers for Chuy - donate your time!
"Chuy strikes me as a panderer, not a leader. Public input is great, but we need a leader who can make decisions that might be unpopular at first. Change is often hard for people to accept at first. He seems like he'd cave to NIMBYs."
21 hours ago
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Sarah D.'s discussion Chainlinkers for Chuy - donate your time!
"+1 from the article: " If we can prevent serious injuries and deaths, punish scofflaws and raise revenue for our broke city, that's a win-win-win. Should Garcia be elected, he ought to make the traffic cam program as effective,…"
yesterday
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Sarah D.'s discussion Chainlinkers for Chuy - donate your time!
Mar 23
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Renee Patten's discussion Upset and concerned about the current rhetoric and plans on red light/speed cameras
"Not voting makes no sense to me. If you think you're sending some kind of message, think again."
Mar 19
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Got my second flat in a week yesterday. We need a hard rain or more street cleaners to wash that debris out of the bike lanes. Probably would have had my third flat today if I hadn't noticed the tiny piece of glass embedded under my tread. It…"
Mar 16
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Cameron 7.5 mi's discussion Clark St. Bridge Kathy Plates
"My guess is that it has something to do with the Riverwalk construction when they raised the bridge."
Mar 11
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Here's hoping that this morning was the coldest ride until next January. Can't wait for the 50's"
Mar 6
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to leftoverbacon's discussion Did Divvy Give Up?
"but these were stations that faced the sidewalk and were not plowed under"
Mar 4
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to leftoverbacon's discussion Did Divvy Give Up?
"I've spoken to people at a couple of businesses that have pushed their snow into the Divvy station. Both responded at first with, "well where am I supposed to put it?", so I told them to put the snow behind the station or to the side…"
Mar 4
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Nice ride in today, but I had the wind at my back. Not looking forward to the ride home"
Feb 18
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Yasmeen's discussion Flat Pedals vs. Clipping In - What do you prefer? Does it depend on the type of ride?
"I prefer the platform pedals with toe cages. I don't have to wear special shoes and the cages let me pull up and push forward on each pedal stroke."
Feb 13
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Cycling specific stretches, yoga, whatever, for leg/IT band
Feb 12
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Brian's discussion Danger--Milwaukee Ave. South of Ogden a sheet of ice
" Thanks. Anyone been on Dearborn or Clark this afternoon? How's the pavement? "
Feb 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Brian's discussion Danger--Milwaukee Ave. South of Ogden a sheet of ice
"Can anyone report on road conditions this afternoon? I'm wondering if I should Divvy home or not"
Feb 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Thanks for the early posts about the ice. I skipped this morning. Maybe I'll Divvy home."
Feb 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to V W's discussion frustrations that non bikers won't understand
"Well, I already have reusable bags, but its the matter of bringing them with me every time that bugs me, no matter how small they can be folded, on the off-chance that I'll stop to shop on my way home. Am I supposed to stuff my pockets…"
Jan 26

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

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