The Chainlink

Kara B
  • Female
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share Twitter
  • Blogs From Around The Chainlink
  • Discussions (19)
  • Upcoming Rides & Events
  • Groups (1)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Kara B's Friends

  • We all have an inner Beast...
  • Mark
  • Tony Adams 4 mi
  • Julie Hochstadter

Kara B's Groups

Kara B's Discussions

is biking to work making you a happier person, or an angrier one?
63 Replies

So - I love riding my bike to work (which happens to be in downtown chicago).However, I often arrive at work angry and/or sad and/or shaken by the behavior of clueless, distracted, thoughtless,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anna Nov 17, 2012.

 

Kara B's Page

Latest Activity

Kara B replied to Jeff K's discussion Bus Rapid Transit on Ashland - should I like this?
"interesting point, thanks.  "
Dec 10, 2013
Kara B replied to Jeff K's discussion Bus Rapid Transit on Ashland - should I like this?
"There is a public comment period for the BRT open until December 20. details on how to comment - and the two public meetings - are here.  in general, i love that the idea is getting a chance, but I have two bike-related concerns…"
Dec 10, 2013
Kara B replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Anybody want to split an order of women's cycling jeans?
"great idea Vanessa - so excited to see it! "
Dec 4, 2013
Kara B liked Lucas Seibel's video
Jun 14, 2013
Kara B joined Andronymous's group
Thumbnail

Idaho Stop

Group for support of implementing the "Idaho Stop" in Chicago, allowing cyclists to treat Stop signs as Yield.
May 8, 2013
Kara B replied to Bill Savage's discussion 2013 Winter Biking: What I Learned Today
"i am trying to learn not to get too attached to any piece of winter gear, no matter how awesomely breathable or reflective or wickable it may be, because i am probably going to lose it. really not sure what it is about balaclavas or [matching]…"
Jan 15, 2013
Kara B replied to Vince Zaworski's discussion Cyclist seriously injured in Berwyn
"love that idea "
Jan 8, 2013
Kara B replied to Bill Savage's discussion 2013 Winter Biking: What I Learned Today
"i think your rats eating rats theory is a very good/completely horrifying one. and bacteria/other microscopic little eaters are not quite as romantic, but probably do more of the work. eek.  "
Jan 8, 2013
Kara B replied to Bill Savage's discussion 2013 Winter Biking: What I Learned Today
"I always wonder what happens to dead stuff in the road. Rats, especially, because that's what i see the most of, and because they don't typically get officially removed from the roadway: they start out super gross and bloody, then just get…"
Jan 7, 2013
Kara B replied to PFEggs's discussion Confrontation with a Cop
"thank you for having the presence of mind and follow-through to report this guy. "it is what it is" isn't going to get us anywhere, and, with all the new bike lanes/new riders, built and planned, we actually have reason to…"
Jan 3, 2013
Kara B and We all have an inner Beast... are now friends
Jan 2, 2013
Kara B replied to Bill Savage's discussion 2013 Winter Biking: What I Learned Today
"and - thanks for reminding me - i have to remember to get all those layers off the cold back porch overnight so they're not a) still wet; or b) just really cold when i put them on in the morning.  "
Jan 2, 2013
Kara B replied to notoriousDUG's discussion When do you commute?
"i was actually thinking about that - except it puts me a few blocks east of my destination. which  - i just rode my bike 6 miles but can't go two blocks out of my way for a safer/more pleasant ride?! and yet, it's sort of true...maybe…"
Dec 21, 2012
Kara B replied to notoriousDUG's discussion When do you commute?
"I'm on Archer in McKinley Park around 7:30-7:45 am from Leavitt to Loomis, after which starts a very snaky route to get downtown that also includes portions of eleanor, blue island (i'm still waiting for my ride-by cameo on chicago fire,…"
Dec 21, 2012
Kara B liked We all have an inner Beast...'s photo
Dec 21, 2012
Mark left a comment for Kara B
"Yes it is really me!"
Dec 15, 2012

Profile Information

What I ride:
Mountain, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of The Chainlink to add comments!

Join The Chainlink

At 11:56am on December 15, 2012, Mark said…
Yes it is really me!
 
 
 

© 2008-2013   The Chainlink Community, L.L.C. Julie Hochstadter, Director   Powered by

Disclaimer  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service