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Julie M. replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"To the cyclist biking down Damen this morning around 6 am in shorts and a short sleeve t-shirt, brrrrr.  I hope you weren't going very far."
Wednesday
Julie M. replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"As of Friday Lincoln was also torn up north of Fullerton.  If anyone nearby has reports that's it's been repaved, those would be appreciated.  For now I'm just taking another route home."
Dec 1
Julie M. replied to bob hsiung's discussion How far you've ridden in 2014
"I'm just over 2,200 so far for the year, even with commuting on average once or twice a week in January and February.  Last year was 2,170 so that's exciting.  "
Oct 28
Julie M. replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Here's to you other road user....a thank you
"Yesterday riding home on Elston just north of Ashland, a lady in a white sedan behind me waited until I had passed through the somewhat flooded underpass rather than trying to pass me and sending a tidal wave of water my way.  I was already…"
Aug 22
Julie M. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Lovely morning for a deluge...  a lot less traffic today, seems as if everyone is on vacation."
Jul 8
Anne Alt replied to Julie M.'s discussion Dearborn detour this week?
"Yep, you're right. Thanks for the clarification. "
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
Julie M. replied to Julie M.'s discussion Dearborn detour this week?
"Thanks for the suggestions!"
Jun 24
Anne Alt replied to Julie M.'s discussion Dearborn detour this week?
"NB Franklin to WB Hubbard to NB Kingsbury is another option."
Jun 24
Ryan Stahlman replied to Julie M.'s discussion Dearborn detour this week?
"I took the NB Dearborn detour on State this morning during rush with no incident. Be careful when you hit the one small patch of open metal grating on the bridge. It can be slippery."
Jun 24
Julie M. posted a discussion

Dearborn detour this week?

Anyone have any good suggestions for the northbound Dearborn detour this week?  The Tribune suggests the following:Northbound bicycles on Dearborn will detour east on Lake Street, north on State Street, west on Kinzie Street, then back to Dearborn. Southbound bikes will detour west on Kinzie Street, south on Clark Street, then return to Dearborn via Lake Street. But State during rush hour doesn't sound like my idea of fun.  I'm thinking Madison to Franklin to Orleans but am interested to hear…See More
Jun 24
Julie M. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I biked about 4 miles then put my bike on the train. It is pretty icy out there, and cars seem to have forgotten how to use their ice scrapers. Downtown streets look ok."
Apr 15
Julie M. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I can confirm that there was eye stabbing mini-hail on the ride home north today before the standard snow kicked in.  The ride in was pretty nice."
Apr 14
Julie M. joined Serge Lubomudrov's group
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Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.Routes on Ride with GPS,…See More
Apr 14
BritBoy and Julie M. are now friends
Feb 24
Julie M. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Had a nice ride early this morning, the roads were definitely in better shape than the sidewalks.  I saw a few ninja runners on the street when it was still dark out.   It's been a couple of weeks since I've been out and the…"
Feb 19

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

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