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Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
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Cyclist kills pedestrian, authorities say if he were riding a bike with "proper brakes", he could have stopped in time. What do you think?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. on Tuesday.

Bear chases man on bike

Interesting video of a bear chasing a mountain biker.…Continue

Started May 11

Free Croozer bike trailer
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I'm giving away a Croozer bike trailer that I no longer use.Looks like this: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zachary Corn Mar 30, 2016.

Could you ride a backwards bicycle?

Interesting story about a bike that turns left when you steer right and vice versa.…Continue

Started May 17, 2015

 

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Jaik S. replied to Louis K's discussion Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
"I was out on the 606 at dusk a few days ago. There's a group of Fixie riders that were treating it as if it was a race track. I love riding a fixie, though I haven't had one for a few years...but also, just be responsible and considerate.…"
Tuesday
TonyP replied to Louis K's discussion Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
"Vehicular manslaughter."
Tuesday
V W replied to Louis K's discussion Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
"It's illegal to crash into and kill someone no matter what you're riding. That a vehicle is not street legal would tend to show more culpability, and more recklessness on the part of the driver."
Tuesday
Jim Reho replied to Louis K's discussion Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
"I think that under the proper fact situation, given what I read about the law in the UK, the prosecution has a valid argument.  There is no doubt that, at least most of the time, brakes can stop a bike considerably faster than skidding or any…"
Tuesday
TonyP replied to Louis K's discussion Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?
"Around these parts a pedestrian has the right of way, so I guess that he's the one at fault, brakes or not."
Tuesday
Louis K posted a discussion

Should cyclist go to jail for riding a fixie?

Cyclist kills pedestrian, authorities say if he were riding a bike with "proper brakes", he could have stopped in time. What do you think?http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-40927791See More
Tuesday
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May 11
Louis K replied to Brian's discussion Close call on Washtenaw, near Armitage
"What does the lack of a helmet have to do with anything? I keep reading stories from drivers who almost hit a bicyclist who seem to think that not wearing a helmet means the bicyclist deserves what he/she gets. If the guy was riding naked you still…"
Apr 11, 2016
Zachary Corn replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"thanks again"
Mar 30, 2016
Louis K replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"Zachary picked up the trailer so it is no longer available."
Mar 30, 2016
Louis K replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"Sure, I haven't heard back  yet.  If you want to pick it up, text my wife at 312-479-6917 to set up a time.  We are in Lincoln Park, near Armitage and Halsted."
Mar 30, 2016
Zachary Corn replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"And if the other two haven't picked it up, I could come pick up today! :-)"
Mar 30, 2016
Louis K replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"Yes it is still available.  S. Presley said he was interested but I haven't heard back from him."
Mar 28, 2016
Louis K and S.Presley☠ are now friends
Mar 28, 2016
S.Presley☠ replied to Louis K's discussion Free Croozer bike trailer
"I am interested. iI just may have the hitch for that one."
Mar 27, 2016
Louis K posted a discussion

Free Croozer bike trailer

I'm giving away a Croozer bike trailer that I no longer use.Looks like this: http://www.amazon.com/croozer-designs-cargo-bicycle-trailer/dp/b000p7njzq?tag=isthisnice-20You will need a hitch like this to attach it to your bike:…See More
Mar 27, 2016

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town

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