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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 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"
Saturday
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 J.A.W.'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
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to kiltedcelt's discussion Getting fed up with Dearborn southbound - alternatives?
"I'd recommend Clark too.  Its my normal route when I'm not taking the LFP.  Even after the bike lane ends, its wide enough for a decent ride.  River North can get tight, but take the lane when you need to. As far as getting…"
Jun 19
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to jolondon30's discussion Bike Lanes Painted on B'way Between Wilson and Lawrence - woo hoo!
"Hopefully they're not done marking the lane.  As I was waiting to cross Broadway on Leland this morning I saw three cars driving in the lane.  Just south of Leland, before it goes under the tracks, the lane is marked as right-turn…"
Jun 12
Anne Alt replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Bikes on the South Shore line. Question for Active Trans
"As of now, it looks that way. "
Jun 9
bob hsiung replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Bikes on the South Shore line. Question for Active Trans
"just wondering, is the south shore line still a bike-free zone?"
Jun 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Robert Underwood's discussion seeking a route of 100 miles of scenic road biking, starting and ending in Evanston
"How far north do you stay on Sheridan before going back to the trail?  I'm not a fan of that section either, mainly due to the frequent street crossings (and occasional harassment from the residents) "
Jun 4
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Juan 2-8 mi.'s discussion Bike rack pet peeves
"I prefer perpendicular, as long as there is sufficient space on the sidewalk.  It avoids tangling with another bike and allows for a third bike over the top. "
May 27

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

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