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Larry Mysz
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Swedish Engineer Turns Bicycle into mini-car

Looks like fun ...…Continue

Started Apr 21

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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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Apr 21
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
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
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
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
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
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
Larry Mysz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Happy New Year! What Is Your 2016 New Year's Bike-Related Resolution?
"The Dream Trip for the year is to ride the 500 mi from home to Mackinaw using a combination of USBR 35 and the LMB Shore Line West routes ... just my wife and I on a credit card tour, not the supported LMB trip. I'd also like to try…"
Jan 2
Larry Mysz replied to Steve G's discussion Plot-a-Route just got better
"That's a very nice site.  Thank you. I especially like the way it renders the route map, but still prefer the way RideWithGPS presents both total distance and leg distance at turns on the cue sheets.    Maybe one can get the…"
Nov 20, 2015
Larry Mysz replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Ride photos
"Great photo! "
Nov 17, 2015

Profile Information

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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