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Justin B Newman
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Laser Cannons
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Okay, so I know. There are lots of bicycle lights out there. Even the thread recently re: a product that projects a bike lane in front of you. But none of those had laser cannons.…Continue

Tags: safety, skulls, cannons, laser

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin C Dec 11, 2013.

La Grange Police Arrest 2 for Metra Station Bike Thefts
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Police arrest 2 tied to train station bike theftsBy Annemarie Mannion,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Aug 22, 2012.

Bus Bicycle Accident
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Looks like a CTA bus ran over a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cameron 7.5 mi Mar 29, 2012.

Bicycle Chainsaw Hybrid
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Add this to the list of motorized bicycle concepts.Bicycle ChainsawAs much as I'm not a fan of diy…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James BlackHeron Mar 14, 2012.


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Justin B Newman replied to Elliot Bennett's discussion Here's a cycling company that should be boycotted...
"Jennifer, just sit back and listen while I 'splain this to you... "
Apr 9
Justin B Newman replied to dan brown's discussion is there a reason it is called VENTra ????
"I was recently bitten when Ventra didn't bother to notify me that the auto-load CC I had loaded was expired. Or that they were unable to "top up." Instead of dealing with it pro-actively, I was there at the turnstile dealing with it.…"
Apr 3
Justin B Newman replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Awesome 10K Party last night.... now claim your winning ticket!
"Picture of #1 and #10,000."
Apr 3
Justin B Newman replied to h' 1.0's discussion City to compensate cyclist paralyzed by tree branch
"Red X indicates building is not sound; should not be entered by emergency responders. Chicagoist story here."
Apr 2
Justin B Newman is attending Julie Hochstadter's event

Chainlink 10,000 Member Party at Half Acre's Tap Room at Half Acre's Tap Room

March 31, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
Great party everyone!!!!!  If you have the winning raffle ticket, claim them by taking a picture of your ticket and uploading it hereor email: 10Kwinningticket at thechainlink.orgThe Torch Helmet goes to #267218The winners were:Next Space Day of CoWorking # 267282 Jim…See More
Mar 31
Justin B Newman replied to jolondon30's discussion Biker Seriously Injured After Being Hit on NW Side
"The Sun-Times has only a tid-bit more. They refer to this as 9:45pm, and the bicyclist as 22 years old."
Mar 31
Justin B Newman replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion kansas city
"Are we going to have a BBQ flame war right here? Let me go get my sauce. I'm a fan of trying several BBQ joints and embracing your favorite. I love Bryant's for atmosphere. I grew up on Zarda & Gates, mostly. My wife loves Oklahoma…"
Mar 28
Justin B Newman replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion kansas city
"I recommend hitting all of Gates, Bryant's, Oklahoma Joe's. The only Bryant's worth going to is the one on Brooklyn, just off of 18th & Vine. Had a good meal recently at Gram & Dun on the Plaza. On the bicycle front, I…"
Mar 28
Justin B Newman replied to h' 1.0's discussion City of Chicago using new "invisible patch" product on potholes
"Improper closing of 311 requests is one of my biggest frustrations with 311. The usual way to close them improperly is asserting a bad address; an assertion often not based on any reality. Based on information from,…"
Mar 19
Justin B Newman replied to h' 1.0's discussion The most beautiful day of the year
"Today's pretty darned special. Enjoyed a nice ride to lunch today, aside from the deep puddles. I'll take the deep puddles over 5 degrees any day."
Feb 18
Justin B Newman commented on Andronymous's group Bike Geeks
"In my opinion, if TCL is going to operate in absence of a permanently-retained consultant, or an active team of senior administrators, a "Platform as a Service" such as WPEngine Pro is the only real option. For any other option, who is…"
Feb 6
Justin B Newman replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Who's joining us next Tuesday 1/21 for Winter Bike to Work Day?
"I work at home, so in general, I don't have a commute. But almost every Tuesday I ride to a certain hot dog vendor. I'm regular enough that on many a Tuesday, my Google phone pops up a map and tells me how long it's going to take to…"
Jan 21
Reddog replied to Justin B Newman's discussion Laser Cannons
"The link to the article did not work for me. When I saw the title of the thread I thought it was about, you know, real laser cannons you could mount on your bike. that would be cool.  You know, like sharks with frikin laser beams on their…"
Dec 11, 2013
Diego Rael- 16.0mi replied to Justin B Newman's discussion Laser Cannons
"I thought the concept was cool but I'm not buying anything unless it's USB rechargeable. I think you're right about drivers not caring. I usually get a wide berth from  the two Blackburn Fleas I have on the back of my bike, but…"
Dec 11, 2013
Davo replied to Justin B Newman's discussion Laser Cannons
"looks pretty cheesy especially if they are worse than the pictures imply."
Dec 11, 2013
Davis Moore replied to Justin B Newman's discussion Laser Cannons
"I've ridden behind people using these and the laser line barely registers. Not nearly as bright as the pictures imply. I really doubt most drivers will even be able to see them, much less care. "
Dec 11, 2013

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