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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 on Friday.

Cyclist Gets Justice!

In Germany, anyway, and not before going through some hassle:…Continue

Started Jul 3

The Responsible Right Hook
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I got this today.  Approaching an intersection, I was passed by an SUV.  As he passed, the driver signaled a right turn, and tapped the horn.  Thus I had warning to hit the brakes as the SUV swerved…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James BlackHeron Jun 24.

 

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curt(is) locke replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"As though a car doing 30 is a speeding locomotive?!  The ''slamming" on brakes will incur a rear-end collision argument is the same rationalization that the anti-red light ticket set trot out (as though yellow lights are…"
Friday
Julie Hochstadter replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I don't think there is enough signage.  And on streets like Ashland, you are playing with death to try to get a car going 30 mph to stop.  I think it's almost unsafe for them to slam on the brakes for a pedestrian since they…"
Jul 16
David Barish replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"Its legal but I think encouraging people to cross mid street is not good policy. Nobody knows how to make a decision and react. I think that pedestrians should have the supreme right of way at intersections and should not be crossing elsewhere…"
Jul 15
Jeremy replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I don't like those crosswalk signs because I am worried people will see them and think "that car will stop for me if I start walking". I am afraid we will have an increase in pedestrians being hit, but I don't know if that is…"
Jul 15
Michelle Milham replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I was walking around with my parents (who are suburban and drive everywhere and were upset that black dog doesn't have it's own parking lot just for them... Sigh...) and I was basically having to rescue them - "he's not gonna…"
Jul 14
David Altenburg replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"That's not jaywalking. That's what's called legally crossing the street. "
Jul 14
David Barish replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I have mixed feeling about these crosswalks. Overall, given that yield didn't do the job I understand Stop. That being said I think they make for some problems. I see crosswalks near my train station.  Pedestrians and drivers will sit and…"
Jul 14
Anne Alt replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I'm seeing a few more drivers yielding in Beverly, but I usually have to step out aggressively and put my hand out in a "STOP" gesture to get them to do it."
Jul 14
curt(is) locke replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Crosswalk Chicken
"I find bouncing my key ring off the motorist's rear quarter panel to be very effective in getting their attention after they have "chickened" me.  Aggressive? Absolutely.  So was their game of Chicken.  Maybe it's…"
Jul 14
curt(is) locke replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion What Do We Care About?
"Trib comments section serves drunk uncle rants -- absolutely spot-on. "
Jul 14
Jeff Schneider replied to Haddon's discussion Our newest bike store and the best use of shipping container.
"This is very cool."
Jul 13
Jeff Schneider replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Barrington's Anti Bike Campaign
"From the website, despite the little anti-cyclists digs, it seems they are just as upset about having roads widened for more auto traffic."
Jul 11
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Is it me or are people...
"I do something similar, but I avoid the CTA rail yard and cemetery area.  I take Ridge to Howard.  Then, since Ridge in Evanston prohibits bikes, I cut over to Custer and take that up to Main, then take Chicago north from there. "
Jul 10
Jeff Schneider replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion The 19th-century health scare that told women to worry about "bicycle face"
"There must have been a patent medicine cure for this condition, no?  I'm thinking laudanum would nicely relax those facial muscles.  Anyway, what's the point of inventing new 'conditions' unless somebody can make money…"
Jul 10
Jeff Schneider might attend Active Transportation Alliance's event
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Broadway Protected Bike Lane Celebration at Broadway protected bike lane, Uptown

July 15, 2014 from 6:30pm to 10pm
Join us to ride and toast the new protected bike lane on Broadway!On Tuesday, July 15, please join Bike Uptown and Active Transportation Alliance as we take a spin on Chicago’s newest protected bike lane and toast another victory for better biking and walking in the city.We’ll meet at Montrose and Broadway at 6:30 p.m., ride up the protected bike lane to Foster, and then head back down to Fat Cat at 4840 N. Broadway for some socializing with bike and pedestrian advocates.All are welcome to…See More
Jul 9
Michael B replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion What Do We Care About?
Jul 9

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
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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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