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Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
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I was in Vancouver last week and noticed some nice protected bike lanes on Hornby, Dunsmuir, and over the Burrard bridge.The obvious nice thing about these lanes is that you can actually ride in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Davo on Tuesday.

Need Route Advice from NW Suburbanites!
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Google Maps suggests this route from Mt. Prospect to Uptown.  Any comments on how this would be for commuting?  Any better ideas?  Thanks in advance...…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich S on Tuesday.

What Do We Care About?
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From the Trib 6 July:"About an hour earlier, a 25-year-old man was killed while riding a bicycle in the 10400 block of South Normal Avenue in the Fernwood neighborhood on the Far South Side.Someone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Jul 14.

Crosswalk Chicken
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Overall, it seems like a higher percentage of drivers are stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks (at least in Andersonville and Lakeview, where I am watching).  Compliance when the stop signs went up…Continue

Tags: chicken, pedestrians, crosswalks

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Jul 18.

 

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Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"This design competition is getting a lot of press.  Even the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has picked up on…"
3 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"Good point about the lack of top tube.  I find Divvy bikes more difficult to handle than my own for just this reason.  But a lot of people, especially older ones, have trouble getting a leg over a top tube.  Not sure yet what…"
19 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion This is NOT the bike for Chicago
"It looks like a lot of fun for a recreational ride without much traffic.  It must be extremely efficient on a decent open road.  It would be hard to carry up the stairs to my apartment, however - and I'm not sure where I would carry…"
19 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"I have also used various B&M lights and SON dynamos on my bikes for a few years now - and love them.  Still in the halogen era, though, with my headlamps.  I find them sufficient in the city (plus not too great a loss if broken or…"
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"Bikesnob also dislikes integrated retractable anything, for the same reasons I do.  He mentioned this:  "Even the automotive industry has realized retractability is stupid, which is why you no longer see power antennas and pop-up…"
yesterday
Davo replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
"Thanks I was really confused on that post as well "
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
"What? "
Tuesday
Mike Zumwalt replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
"Instead of a flat paved stretch just put a concrete wall up then plant the whole thing with spaces to cross if walking or lock up. Not in the middle "
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
"Oh my. "
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"This interview gives the best info yet on the design of this bike. The SRAM 3-speed hub and belt drive both seem intelligent and practical for Chicago. The navigation system might be useful occasionally, especially when you are trying to wind around…"
Tuesday
Davo replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Vancouver Protected Bike Lanes
"Is it just me or did anyone else think of Kyle Maclachlan from Portlandia when the mayor of Vancouver rode into the scene?"
Tuesday
Rich S replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Need Route Advice from NW Suburbanites!
"If you're talking about Foster between Cicero and Pulaski then I would disagree and recommend avoiding. Yes it's forested park-like but drivers regularly go 50+ mph there. However I haven't ridden on Foster there since the speed…"
Tuesday
Shawn Evans replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Need Route Advice from NW Suburbanites!
"Instead of Montrose, take Foster. It goes through more forested/park-like  areas, so it's quieter/less traffic. I've taken NW Hwy through Park Ridge, and it was OK, but it's been a few years, so I don't know the condition of…"
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion 'This is the bike for Chicago'
"My feeling is a bit similar.  I dislike most things integrated.  Usually that means something that will break and be difficult to replace years hence.  Simple is best.  Compatible with common standards is best. To assemble a…"
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider posted discussions
Tuesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Need Route Advice from NW Suburbanites!
"Thanks for the advice.  I used some today and will try other bits later. Tonight I ended up taking Emerson and the path under the power lines to get to Algonquin, then Algonquin to get across 294.  I took the bike routes through Park…"
Monday

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Calendar & Forum
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://uptownbikinglife.blogspot.com/

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At 1:12pm on January 18, 2014, Pat Cummings said…

Sorry I hope that you find your saddle and post. But the one that I found is not a Brooks brand. 

At 9:25pm on August 19, 2013, John said…
No more Tooter Turtle?
At 5:59am on August 8, 2012, Paul Wilson said…

Jeff,

 I can send you a receipt. Can i mail one to your business?

At 10:14am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…
I will have a Receipt for you for the adjusted price of $440...
At 10:09am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…

Sunday Afternoon is perfect...... 12.30 at 100 forest place I will be on the corner of Lake st and Forest ave..... accross from the lake st Movie theater

 

At 12:02pm on August 26, 2011, Joydivision said…

Jeff please contact me through Chainlink as to when you would like to look at the Mercian Next week.

Thank You

At 11:21am on August 23, 2011, Joydivision said…
I am lowering the price on the Mercian from $500 to $440.... let me know if your interested
At 10:18am on August 21, 2011, Joydivision said…
I still have the Mercian if you are still interested
 
 
 

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