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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 James BlackHeron 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 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 (2.4 mi)'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
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Name that Bike Rack #25: MB Financial Bank Bike The Drive Registration (LAST ONE!)
"McDonald's Cycle Cneter in Millenium Park? "
May 22
Anne Alt replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Anyone have a good route to the Morton Arboretum?
"Thanks for the local perspective. Much appreciated. "
May 20
Jon Cunningham replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Anyone have a good route to the Morton Arboretum?
"I live in Lisle. It's pretty easy to ride from the Lisle Metra TO the arboretum. I've done it many times. Straight north on Main St., left on Warrenville Rd. (you either need help from a car to trip the stoplight, or just go…"
May 20
Drewbacca replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Anyone have a good route to the Morton Arboretum?
"No doubt... but I'm unemployed and supporting causes isn't in my budget at the moment. To bad I have to pay in order to enjoy their efforts. They also stand out among many of the organizations that they have agreements with to allow…"
May 20
Anne Alt replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Anyone have a good route to the Morton Arboretum?
"I've thought about going there by bike/Metra, but was a bit hesitant due to the configuration of 53 and driver behavior there. I may attempt it on a weekend morning sometime, because I'd much rather get there without a car. I don't…"
May 20

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

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