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League Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar at UIC Aug 22-24 - Registration Deadline is Aug 1

August 1 is the registration deadline for the August 22-24 League of American Bicyclists League Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar at UIC.   Registration is on line at:…Continue

Started Jul 4

Chicago Area League Cycling Instructor Seminars in 2014
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I am delighted to announce that a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor Seminar is scheduled at the UIC Campus, Halsted St. and Taylor St., Chicago, IL, for August 22-24, 2014.  A survey…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Larry Mysz Mar 6.

Scheduling a Chicago Area League Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar (LCI Seminar)
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This is a survey to determine if there is sufficient interest to hold a League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar (LCI Seminar) in or near Chicago between now and the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chicago Ride of Silence Oct 7, 2013.

Scientists confirm - riding a bike has extraordinary effects on our brain chemistry
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article in The Independent "Scientists are confirming what most cyclists instinctively know -- that riding a bike has extraordinary effects on our brain chemistry" …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Potts Dec 21, 2012.

 

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Larry Mysz replied to Waymond Smith's discussion Bicycle lending library
"Indeed it would be great to see a bike library in Chicago. Bike libraries generally don't care if a bike is returned or not.  They refurbish donated bikes and loan them out for a 6 month period for a deposit that ranges from $50 to $150…"
Tuesday
Larry Mysz replied to Waymond Smith's discussion Bicycle lending library
"Hi Waymond, There is an LCI Certification Seminar set for Batavia on the weekend of 4/10 - 4/12.   It is the reschedule of one from last Oct that was cancelled last minute.  It should be listed on the LAB web site …"
Monday
Larry Mysz replied to Waymond Smith's discussion Bicycle lending library
"Check with the people who run the Iowa City Bike Library ... http://www.bikelibrary.org/ "
Monday
Larry Mysz shared Mike Zumwalt's discussion on Facebook
Nov 27
Larry Mysz replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Bicyclist killed by semi in Lansing
Nov 12
Larry Mysz replied to h' 1.0's discussion Coyote sighting
"I saw one last March around 9:00 pm strolling between the east entrance of the Field Museum and the Aquarium. I imagine Northerly Island would make a good home for it. "
Nov 3
Larry Mysz replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Has your bike ever gone full-blown Maximum Overdrive Christine on you?
"I had saddle rail break right where rail is supported by the back end of the saddle rail binder.  Fortunately the saddle could be shifted forward an inch to where the break was in the middle of the rail binder.  It held long enough for me…"
Oct 14
Larry Mysz replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Three things all cyclists and motorists should do
"Nice post, Skip"
Oct 10
Larry Mysz replied to Laura's discussion Turned away at Walgreens Drive-thru Pharmacy
"Possibly James Graham in Walgreens corporate media relations mentioned in this 5/2013 Bike Portland article. "We welcome bicyclists at our drive-through lanes… riding a bike is just the kind of healthy, environmentally-friendly activity…"
Sep 16
Larry Mysz and Brianne D are now friends
Aug 25
Larry Mysz replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion What Are Your Map and Route Go-To Sites?
"For multiday rides or when organizing group rides, I use paper maps or Google maps to get a general route. I refine it and enter it into ridewithgps to produce maps and/or cue sheets.When planning multiday rides I find Google maps especially helpful…"
Aug 14
Larry Mysz replied to Dave Grossman's discussion I&M Canal Path Tire Selection
"Given those options, I'd go with the 32c.    2.35 is overkill.  28c might be a little too narrow for comfortable handling in a few places Last time I rode the I&M was last year.  The surface is generally hard…"
Jul 27
El Barton 312 and Larry Mysz are now friends
Jul 27
Larry Mysz left a comment for El Barton 312
"One more thought about the UIC seminar. Aug 22-24 There were 2 slots open as of noon today.  I will know Monday if it actually filled or if there was some kind of system problem..  Meanwhile, can you attend the Sept  26-28 seminar in…"
Jul 25
Larry Mysz commented on Larry Mysz's event League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar Registration Deadline
"Can you make the Sept 26-28 seminar in Batavia?"
Jul 25
El Barton 312 commented on Larry Mysz's event League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor Certification Seminar Registration Deadline
"After saving up & using a Go Fund Me sponsor page, I go to register today to find that the class is CLOSED as it has maxed out at sixteen registrants. I wish the class size and the possibility of it closing before the August 1st deadline had…"
Jul 25

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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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