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Liz
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Liz's Discussions

Suggest a Divvy station
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam Herstein Dec 10, 2013.

Metra refitting cars, but not adding any bike amenities
8 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jul 22, 2012.

Tips for increasing pace??
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 May 22, 2012.

 

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Liz might attend John's event
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Ride to Pierogi Fest at Buckingham Fountain - west side, near Columbus Drive

July 30, 2016 from 9:30am to 6pm
BIGGER THAN BIKE THE DRIVE! TOUGHER THAN RAGBRAI! FEATURING THE VILLAGE PEOPLE!A relaxed ride (no drop) along the Lakefront Path and Burnham Greenway through the south side and barely into Indiana.Delicious foodPolka music and dancingMr. Pierogi, the Piroguettes, Ms. Panczki and Halupki GuyShaded beer garden with live musicWorld class "relief facilities" (air conditioned, running water and clean)Rockstar valet bike parking, courtesy of …See More
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Liz is attending Sarah D.'s event

SAVE THE DATE! Cozy Hearth Tweed Ride at TBD

January 23, 2016 all day
This year's Cozy Hearth ride will feature stops from legendary/heinous rides of yore. Meetup will be at The Grafton, 4530 N Lincoln Ave., where those who'd like to nosh can do so. The fireplace is in the rear.  First stop will be at the Ten Cat Tavern, 3931 N. Ashland. Cozy rooms, the warming glow of a fire (or faux fire) and tasty beverages will be our reward for carrying on through winter on two wheels. Other stops to include:Simon's TavernBlack Rock Pub & Kitchen...with possible extra…See More
Dec 29, 2015
Liz replied to Kat's discussion Cyclist killed at Lincoln/Fullerton/Halsted today
""A few cyclists commenting on the Tribune's link suggested that this is lawfully encouraged behavior.   I was always taught that is the last thing you want to do - you're in a driver's blind spot, and if the driver got…"
Oct 23, 2015
Liz is attending John's event
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8th Ride to Pierogi Fest at Buckingham Fountain - west side, near Columbus Drive

July 25, 2015 from 10am to 6pm
A relaxed ride (no drop) along the Lakefront Path and Burnham Greenway.  We ramble through the beautiful south side and across the border into Indiana.Vast amounts of delicious food, including much veg friendlyPolka music and dancingMr. Pierogi, the Piroguettes, Ms. Panczki and Mr. Cabbage RollShaded beer garden with live musicThe best festival "relief facilities" (air conditioned, running water and clean)Attended bike parking, courtesy of …See More
Jul 23, 2015
Liz replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Rain + Wind + Bicycle Trailer + Baby = Child Neglect?
"The flat tired combined with the young age actually it what makes me most nervous. At that age neck muscles aren't yet fully developed and any bumps in the road could have had very serious consequences for the infant. "
May 14, 2015
Liz replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Rain + Wind + Bicycle Trailer + Baby = Child Neglect?
"While you "could" go 30 mph on a tandem downhill, I'd think that most parents would be reluctant to do this with an infant in a trailer behind the tandem. Also a 30 mph accident is going to have 4 times the impact of a 15 mph…"
May 13, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cats go for a bike ride from Amsterdam to London #poopycat
"OMG I love this. What a brilliant marketing tool for his company, which is apparently the kitty cardboard version of ikea.  http://www.poopycat.com/en/"
May 6, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Article, "Haters Gonna Hate. And We're Just Gonna Potate."
"Have you been to the Roscoe village Mariano's on a Saturday? Its a competition! "
Apr 8, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Active Trans looking for a Photography Intern
"This is a volunteer position, being placed under the cover of "internship"  A volunteer donates their time for public service. An un/under paid intern the work should be for the benefit of the intern and the organization must not…"
Apr 2, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Active Trans looking for a Photography Intern
"This is the right place to post the position, but I'm very disappointed that Active Trans would not offer a better benefit to the intern. This position is not even offering college credit. Unless the intern is receiving college credit (a…"
Apr 2, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Active Trans looking for a Photography Intern
"While I get they wouldn't get "as much" as a normal employee would, certainty $2.20/hr is outrageous. Especially since I'm guessing that Active Trans will now have permanent rights to all photography they produce. I never had and…"
Apr 2, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion How does a business obtain or borrow a bike corral?
"If they are looking for a permanent solution global industrial has very good prices on racks  http://www.globalindustrial.com/c/safety/parking-lot/bike-racks wave racks are especially good…"
Apr 2, 2015
Liz replied to Yasmeen's discussion Active Trans looking for a Photography Intern
"But think of all the "valuable" experience they will gain as an intern! "
Apr 2, 2015
Liz might attend Yasmeen's event
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Chainlink Bar Night at BreakRoom Brewery at BreakRoom Brewery

April 16, 2015 from 6:30pm to 11pm
We are super excited to have our April Chainlink Bar Night at the NEW BreakRoom Brewery tap room and restaurant. We will have the mezzanine level available to us. Menu will be provided shortly. Come out and celebrate spring and bikes and beer.See More
Mar 24, 2015
Liz replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
"I'm fairly certain I have a MUCH MUCH MUCH MUCH higher understanding of the bridge collapse than you do. Was structural dynamics due to the modal frequency of the bridge and the frequency of the wind laminar flow in that area the reason that…"
Nov 7, 2014
Liz replied to Haddon's discussion Chicago Divvy bikes blowing in the wind, 31 Oct 2014
"<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/xox9BVSu7Ok" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Wind is powerful....."
Nov 7, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance

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At 2:24pm on May 2, 2011, Nicole Mikula said…

Check out the Le Tour du Shore event. It looks prety cool. There's camping, gear check, & a sag wagon.

 

At 11:28am on January 16, 2011, jlj said…
Fun riding back from Flossmoor with you!  Thanks for the conversation.
At 12:27am on September 25, 2010, Jason Smajda said…
What did you think of the show?
At 9:28am on May 18, 2010, Amber K said…
We have three tents on our site. Can we put one on yours? If it's still free.
At 9:54pm on May 10, 2010, Glen (FTF) said…
Hey, for the IL beach SP ride, would you mind if myself and Brittany were to share a site with you and cam? we have a 2 (and 3) person tent of our own. I wasnt sure how this all worked so I put our names down on the spread sheet but that can easily be changed.

Glen
At 1:57pm on October 1, 2009, bobweiser said…
thanks for being a "maybe" for fff. hope to see you saturday!
 
 
 

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