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Swedish Engineer Turns Bicycle into mini-car

Looks like fun ...…Continue

Started Apr 21, 2016

Not much has changed in the last 65 years
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Motorists, circa 1950https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZgiVicpZGkContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 13, 2015.

Assessing Interest in LCI Seminars in Illinois in 2016

You are invited to take a survey to determine the interest in League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor Certification Seminars (LCI Seminars)  in or near Chicago in 2016.  The survey tries to…Continue

Started Nov 4, 2015

PSA on the 3 foot safe passing law in Cali
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  PSA on the Cali 3 foot safe passing law from the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Jan 29, 2015.

 

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Larry Mysz replied to Jim Reho's discussion How is the Red Arrow Highway?
"Oooops ... "west out of Sawyer" should have been "east out of Sawyer"   2 mi west of Sawyer is pretty wet."
Oct 4, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Jim Reho's discussion How is the Red Arrow Highway?
"Jared's route is pretty close to the one my wife and I use heading from Chicago Heights up to harbor country and beyond.  We ride there at least every 2 years, with the most recent trip being  Sept. 2015. Red Arrow isn't…"
Oct 4, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Kara B's discussion do we need to start rethinking our biking infrastructure?
"Mike, Do you think the proposed IL Safe Roads Constitutional Amendment will have an effect on bike facility funding?"
Oct 3, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Sloan Dorr's discussion 200 Mile ride to Grand Rapids, MI
"My wife and I ride out that way almost every year.  Here are a couple of other thoughts To Chesterton: This is from near our home in the south suburbs.  Coming south on Lisa's route from Chicago, you would pick this one up at mi…"
Aug 8, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Op-Ed: "Taking the Lane" Concept Is "Finally Dying"
"The same author wrote a much more nuanced article on his own website.   http://shifter.info/vehicular-cycling-is-dead-just-dont-bury-the-body-yet/     The article has a number of good comments as well."
Jul 16, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion New Separated Bike Lanes on California Between Touhy and Dempster
"The State of Illinois does not require that cyclists use any lane or path other than the normal traffic lane.   A summary of bike laws by state is at http://bikeleague.org/StateBikeLaws  "
Jul 12, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cyclists at Risk - Cause and Prevention
"Over 1/2 of all emergency room visits by bicyclists are due to single rider falls.  Many could be eliminated by teaching cyclists basic bike handling skills and emergency maneuvers. "
Jul 5, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Gerry Casas's discussion Chicago IL to moline IL
"Check the Grand Illinois Trail guide from Ride Illinois.  http://rideillinois.org/maps/grand-illinois-trail-guide/ It maps a nice loop from the Lake to the Mississippi and back.  The full Grand Illinois Trail is about half on roads / half…"
Jun 1, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Juan Rodriguez's discussion In serious need of radical change in my life
"Sorry I didn't catch this thread earlier ... Juan, Both Charlie and Tony can steer you in the right direction.  Tony is a good instructor, experienced at teaching new riders, and can have you rolling on your own in short order. In each…"
Apr 22, 2016
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Apr 21, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion This Columnist Needs to Ride a Bike (and get a clue)
"You can see the comments if you view the article at this URL http://www.technicianonline.com/opinion/article_e68a1ede-0518-11e6-bd0a-038cae9da8ce.html It is encouraging that the overwhelming number of respondents who disagree with the author."
Apr 19, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion South Shore Trains To Begin Bike Service
"Thank you.    I look forward to trying the service later this year. "
Apr 4, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion South Shore Trains To Begin Bike Service
"Thanks for the report. Are the front wheel holders wide enough to take a bike with a front rack?"
Apr 4, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Vacations - Need Ideas Please!
"It depends on the B&B.  We've been to 2 in Lanesboro.  One let bikes in the room, the other let you lock them in a garage. "
Mar 20, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Vacations - Need Ideas Please!
"1) All or part of the Grand Illinois Trail  http://rideillinois.org/maps/grand-illinois-trail-guide/ About 1/2 on roads 1/2 on Trails 2) Various Lake Michigan Shore routes;    a. Bike Chicago to Muskegon, MI, ferry to Milwaukee,WI,…"
Mar 17, 2016
Larry Mysz replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion 10 Stories of Senior Cyclists Who Will Inspire You To Never Stop Biking
"<i>I've done a CL search for senior/mature groups here and really didn't find any, or they've been deactivated and or removed.</i> Now that is one seriously scary sentence.  Larry 'You kids get off my…"
Jan 6, 2016

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, My job involves biking, My business involves biking, Other
About me:
Surly LHT, Giant Cypress
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://ChicagoBicycle.org

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