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Peoples Climate March in New York City
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It may be off topic but should be on our minds.Next month the United Nations is having another round of discussions on the climate. Previous groups have met with limited sucess because the world does…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Markus Oct 4, 2014.

Politics-Peoples Climate March-

If you can find someplace to get out and make a statement come September 21st, 2014. That Sunday we must make a showing to demonstrate our concerns about the CLIMATE to assure the UN attempts to…Continue

Started Aug 10, 2014

April 10 Meeting Regarding Foster Safety Improvements
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 Howdy folks,I just recieved this announcement on a meeting about Foster Ave upgrades. Involvement in the process is one way to be heard and show the community that bikers are a functioning part of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Apr 4, 2013.

 

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Jeff Markus replied to CityMom's discussion Help me learn to bike in the city. Where do I start?
"I have few ideas I have formed during years of city riding, trail riding and commuting. For someone to start but feels strongly that the first bike will be THE bike for years of riding and needs to be a solid and versitle platform. In todays market…"
yesterday
Jeff Markus commented on Brett Ratner's page Should We Set Up an L.A. Bike Trains-style Program in Chicago?
"As an avid vehicular cyclist I applaud the concept of 'bike trains'. I will be commuting a new route this year but am still on a mfg schedule (at the shop at 6AM outta there at 3:30P). I would be glad to do the train twixt Harlem and 15th…"
Apr 12
Jeff Markus replied to Haddon's discussion Yarn Bombed Bikes.
"Ya know it's getting cold when bikes start getting knit cozies... Jeff"
Jan 5
Jeff Markus left a comment for Yasmeen
"Yo Yasmeen, Welcome to the 'management' of da' 'Link. AQs a complete re4creational and commuter cyclist allow me to say it is nice that you bring a broad based expereiance of pedalling to the reins of our humble net home... I…"
Jan 5
Jeff Markus replied to Jeff Markus's discussion Peoples Climate March in New York City
"What an amazing gathering. The New York press put the crowd at 311,000 people and it was great to see and talk to such a massive group[ all concerned about our degrading climate picture. This is sea change for social movements. over a quarter of a…"
Oct 4, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Ryan Stahlman's discussion Pannier mounting hardware upgrade?
"While I have never used real front panniers it would seem that a 'stop' to prevenjt the bag from rising is all ya need. I had an old set of bags that actually had a swing arm that trapped the rack into the hooks preventing loss. My current…"
Oct 4, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"I ride a Prodeco Storm. It has been a lithany of problems and difficulties from basic engineering thru customer service. I have a 3rd battery system in it due to its fragile mounting method and lack of weather resistance. The motor was poorly…"
Sep 14, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"As an old fart that still wanted to commute by bike I bought a e-bike for my 9mile each way commute and if I'd just wauited a couple of years more for the technology to mature a bit I'd be a real happy camper. As it is my bike (one of…"
Sep 14, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"I know this sounds simplistic but imposing a numerical limit or number of posts per time frame might have a dampeninmg effect. Altho I do like the idea of a basement to shunt the runaway threads into without badgering or banning neighbors in the…"
Aug 31, 2014
Jeff Markus posted a discussion

Peoples Climate March in New York City

It may be off topic but should be on our minds.Next month the United Nations is having another round of discussions on the climate. Previous groups have met with limited sucess because the world does not see the big dog (USA) as an involved world partner in making changes in the climate picture.Now we have a chance to tell the world, and our government, that we want climate change to be discussed, to be brought to the front burner and changes to be made to stop the degradation of our air, land…See More
Aug 25, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion NORTH BRANCH SOUTHERN EXTENSION COMMUNITY MEETING - August 21
"Drat, Thursday is the day everybody has picked for meetings.... I will miss the Trail meeting because I'll be downtown planning for the Sept 21st Peoples Climate March in NYC. Also will miss the meeting down in Pullman District for getting…"
Aug 18, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion NORTH BRANCH SOUTHERN EXTENSION COMMUNITY MEETING - August 21
"I'm right west on the other side of the golf course and will try to make it to the meeting.  Jeff"
Aug 11, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Tony Adams 4 mi's discussion Help Me Find these Tiny Ball Bearings?
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Aug 11, 2014
Jeff Markus posted a discussion

Politics-Peoples Climate March-

If you can find someplace to get out and make a statement come September 21st, 2014. That Sunday we must make a showing to demonstrate our concerns about the CLIMATE to assure the UN attempts to industrialize climate protection regulation and stop improvements in the environmental protections we need and those we have which need strength and enforcement.The main action will be in NEW YORK CITY and if you and yours can make it to the Big Apple sheer numbers can make a big statement to the…See More
Aug 10, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to Tony Adams 4 mi's discussion Help Me Find these Tiny Ball Bearings?
"I believe I have some running around my supply stuff. I bought them years ago from Berry Bearing but I think they merged with Motion INdustries. The problem is (as I had to do ) ya gotta buy like a 1000 of 'em. So I still have a few…"
Aug 10, 2014
Jeff Markus replied to SixtyTwoPercent's discussion So, you see your stolen bike on Craigslist...what do you do? (Think of this as an idea generator)
"The major factor is the serial number. I have also registered my bikes with the CPD cause I would like to get them back if they get into the system and as stated its a chain of possesion thing."
Aug 9, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
I am an environmentally concious rider that enjoys being outside. With interests from woodworking to home hobby projects, electricity to photography I try to stay busy.

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