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Liz's Friends

  • West Town Bikes
  • Jackie Weiser
  • Thaddeus
  • Yasmeen
  • Erin D
  • JustWill
  • Laura C
  • Agnieszka Z.
  • Amy Dee
  • Matheis
  • Justin B Newman
  • The Doty
  • Andrew
  • Timmy S. (Splinter)
  • Nicole Mikula

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??
6 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Self-sealing Stembolt May 22, 2012.


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Latest Activity

Liz might attend Yasmeen's event

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
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="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Wind is powerful....."
Nov 7, 2014
Liz commented on Matheis's event Ride to DANK Haus Oktoberfest "Stammtisch" event
"I'll likely just meet up at the Dank Hause"
Oct 17, 2014
Liz might attend Matheis's event

Ride to DANK Haus Oktoberfest "Stammtisch" event at Totem Pole on the lakefront path (Addison, east of Lake Shore Dr)

October 17, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm
Round off Oktoberfest season at Chicago's German American Cultural Center with live entertainment and free admission at Stammtisch, "a friendly get together."Alpine Thunder features a driving alpine sound; playing waltzes, polkas, marches, ballads, swing tunes, blues, and a variety of German folk songs. There will be plenty of yodeling, dancing, beer, and pretzel eating! This evening is the final night to enjoy the amazing rooftop Terrasse before winter.Meet at 7pm at the Totem Pole on the…See More
Oct 17, 2014
Liz and West Town Bikes are now friends
Sep 18, 2014
Liz replied to Tristan Jackson's discussion Moderators Should Use A Light Handed Approach, IMO
"How is a gentle reminder that not everyone wants to participate in a negative environment heavy handed? I used to post very regularly to this forum and participate actively in it. I no longer do so, because so often the conversations are aggressive…"
Sep 18, 2014
Liz replied to Asper K's discussion 'Walk your bike on the sidewalk' sting operation...I got a ticket as did others
"I ride Monroe from Michigan to LFP a lot and the stretch between Columbus and LSD is aweful for cycling.  The traffic moves very quickly getting to LSD and in order to reach the path, you need to move left to the center lane as there are 2…"
Sep 8, 2014
Liz is attending John's event

7th Ride to PierogiFest - Whiting, IN at Buckingham Fountain - west side, near Columbus Drive

July 26, 2014 from 9:30am to 6pm
A relaxed ride (no drop) along the Lakefront Path and Burnham Greenway.  We ride through the beautiful south side and across the border into Indiana.Vast amounts of delicious food Veg friendlyPolka music and dancingMr. Pierogi and the PiroguettesShaded beer garden with live musicThe best festival "relief facilities" (air conditioned, running water and clean)Attended bike parking, courtesy of South Shore…See More
Jul 23, 2014
Liz is attending Lee Diamond's event

Tour of West Town 2014 at Humboldt Park

July 5, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday, July 5, we will tour the Community Area of West Town, beginning at 11:00 AM and meeting in Humboldt Park at the intersection of California and Division. West Town, Community Area #24 sits 3 miles northwest of The Loop. As with many Chicago communities, there is a West Town neighborhood and Community Area, and the two have different borders. The key to remember about West Town is that like Chicago, it is an area of neighborhoods.  They have their own histories.  They have their…See More
Jul 4, 2014
Liz might attend Lee Diamond's event

Tour of the Near West Side at Union Park

March 29, 2014 from 11am to 3pm
The Near West Side is Community Area #28, sitting 2 miles west of the Loop. It is an area whose history is as long as Chicago’s.  It came of age in the Civil War era of Victorian buildings and a city that was coming into its own as it took on the world in industry.  It is bounded by the Chicago and Northwestern railroad to…See More
Mar 20, 2014
Liz replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Trek Bicycle Head John Burke Says Obese, Unhealthy Workers Bad for Business
"That statement really reminds me of another tasteless CEO statement on health case costs.  Tim Armstrong of AOL blamed 2 "distressed" babies for the rising health care costs that are leading to a reduction in 401k benefits.  …"
Feb 28, 2014
Liz replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Trek Bicycle Head John Burke Says Obese, Unhealthy Workers Bad for Business
""If I could, I wouldn't pay for any of it," he said, referring to health insurance costs for employees who aren't conscientious about their health. "But there are laws so you can only bring it down, and every year those…"
Feb 27, 2014
Liz replied to David's discussion Clipless pedals: Crankbrothers Candy 2 or Shimano PD-M530?
"This confuses me as well.... There's no difference between the clipless side of my campus style pedals and the pedals that are straight up clipless (no platform) as long as I put them at the same tension setting.   Don't know who…"
Feb 25, 2014
Liz replied to David's discussion Clipless pedals: Crankbrothers Candy 2 or Shimano PD-M530?
"+1. I've gotten the hang of quickly flipping the pedal so it doesn't even really register for me anymore.  Even when touring I usually carry a pair of flip flops or something similar for showering or going to a pool, and like having…"
Feb 24, 2014
Liz replied to David's discussion Clipless pedals: Crankbrothers Candy 2 or Shimano PD-M530?
"why not go with the ones that are dedicated platform on one side and clipless on the other I use them, and…"
Feb 24, 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.

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



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