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New South Side Lakefront Trail

Looks like it opens June 18, 2016:…Continue

Started Jun 7

Lake Front Path at Fullerton
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I recently rode the LFP for the first time since they opened up the new segment by Fullerton and I was disappointed to see that they've already torn up the paved detour path.Does anyone know if this…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Dec 15, 2015.

Maybe this will convince drivers to give bikes more space...
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... at least on the north side:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Oct 14, 2015.

Bike recs needed: Specialized Sirrus Sport, Cannondale Quick, or Giant Escape?
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I looking for a new bike and was wondering if anyone had opinions on these three models. I know there are multiple variations within each model, so any insight would be appreciated.I want a good…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Neils Apr 13, 2015.

 

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JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Tom Z's discussion Pictures: North Branch Trail - Extension, Work in Progress
"I'm a little confused. Where are the trailheads for this section? Is there a map showing this new trail? Thanks"
Thursday
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"Might be worth mentioning that the fences in that photo will have to be taken down, so there might still be some blockage tomorrow. And that's assuming they didn't just temporarily re-open the fenced section, just to ease some…"
Aug 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"From Twitter this afternoon: BikeWalkLincolnPark (@BikeWalkLP) 8/9/16, 4:34 PM As of 4:30 PM, #chiLFT is open for riding/walking both directions, from Oak to Fullerton + beyond. #bikeCHI #runCHI pic.twitter.com/MjjxfFFj9p "
Aug 9
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"This morning  the path was still closed just south of the parking lot entrance at Addison, for a short stretch. Sandbags were already laid out just south of that for what looks like the last segment needing resealing. After that, I think the…"
Aug 2
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Repainting the LFT
"I disagree too. If anything, its misleading, making you think you're on new asphalt until you hit the the same old cracks "
Jul 28
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"Its not quite as easy as pictured north of the channel since they put the fence up north of the ramp to the sidewalk; you have to ride over grass to get to it. A better detour is to exit at the Barry tunnel and take the gravel path to Fullerton: "
Jul 19
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"The trail was closed at Wilson and at the Diversey bridge this morning"
Jul 18
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Jun 7
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Jim Reho's discussion Popsicles, Icicles, SoulCycles...
May 10
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Anyone know what those flowering trees right along the lake between Monroe and Jackson are? They smell so good in the spring"
May 4
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"There was a delivery truck in the Washington bike lane just east of Wacker this morning, with an empty cross-hatched space right next to it at the end of the BRT station. I was looking for the driver when I noticed a ticket taped to his window. Wish…"
Apr 12
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Yasmeen's discussion NPR: More Cyclists Using Cameras When They Ride
"Question for the lawyers: If you record a ride where you are hit while doing nothing wrong, but the video also shows earlier activity that is technically illegal, like rolling through stop signs (even if you slow to a crawl), can that work against…"
Mar 16
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Riding directions from Swedish Covenant to Ravenswood
"Heading east, I'd take California to Lawrence and then Lawrence. Its gotten much better, especially east of Western. But if you don't like Lawrence, take California to Lawrence, turn right and then make a quick left on Virginia. Take that…"
Mar 16
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Tom Z's discussion Pictures: North Branch Trail - Extension, Work in Progress
"Has anyone been on the North Branch Trail itself recently? Are there still stretches of the path in the woods covered with snow or ice?"
Mar 10
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Yasmeen's discussion How Do We Change Driver's "Indifference"? This Impacts Us All
"On my way home from the fish fry tonight, I had two close calls with drivers running full-on reds. One was going south on Kedzie at Belmont and I saw him slow as he approached the just-turned red. I was getting started headed east on Belmont,…"
Feb 26
JeffB (7+ miles) replied to Yasmeen's discussion How Do We Change Driver's "Indifference"? This Impacts Us All
"Maybe they're just being impatient, but maybe what their honk is actually saying is "Stop looking at your phone and realize the light has changed" (IOW, pay attention at all times). Texting while stopped (and not parked) is not much…"
Feb 26

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Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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