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Almost Hit by a CTA bus on Archer !!!!
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At approximately 1600 hrs, today (29 Oct 2014), I was riding Southwest on Archer Avenue west of Ashland Avenue, when CTA bus #1732 (Run #6255) sped by me (WAAAAAAAY closer than the 3 feet clearance…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by PK RPR Oct 30.

Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
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I was just wondering when the city will be removing the excess salt and debris that is on the bike lanes on Halsted (and I'm sure everywhere else in the city) ?Not to mention taking care of the bolts…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by We all have an inner Beast... Mar 19.

Apple Cider Century - 29 Sep 2013
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Who is going?Good Luck to everyone that is.I will be there. Gonna be wearing a U.S. Army kit on a pink and black modified '74 Schwinn Continental.Still trying to find a name for her (Conti or Pink…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael A Oct 2, 2013.

Archer Ave Construction (SW Side)
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Just some FYI for those of you on the SW side of Chi that use Archer Ave....There is a bunch of construction going on (has been for a few weeks).Going Southwest bound, from Ashland through - and past…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Noah Weiss 1.2 km Jun 11, 2013.

 

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PK RPR replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Almost Hit by a CTA bus on Archer !!!!
"Man, how dangerous would it be for all of us if bus drivers start talking around the water cooler about how much they hate bikes and how tough they bully us on the road. If you have the details please push hard so instead they say 'don't…"
Oct 30
Anne Alt replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Almost Hit by a CTA bus on Archer !!!!
"I've had pretty good luck sending emails to CTA about problems like this.  Here's the contact form. http://www.transitchicago.com/feedback/ "
Oct 29
We all have an inner Beast... replied to h' 1.0's discussion Winter 2015- who's still riding?
"I will still be riding ..... hopefully my BEAST stays put together.... Gonna try to ride my road bike ('74 Schwinn Continental), "Conti" as long as I can. wish me luck."
Oct 29
We all have an inner Beast... posted a discussion

Almost Hit by a CTA bus on Archer !!!!

At approximately 1600 hrs, today (29 Oct 2014), I was riding Southwest on Archer Avenue west of Ashland Avenue, when CTA bus #1732 (Run #6255) sped by me (WAAAAAAAY closer than the 3 feet clearance required by law) and cut me off just before the construction on the I-55 turn-off (there is no bus stop there).I went around him (on the left, because he left me absolutely no room on the right side) and waited for the light to change.He did this 4 more times, and then reached out to grab my helmet…See More
Oct 29
Ricardo Cervantes and We all have an inner Beast... are now friends
Jul 31
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Jody's discussion What does everyone do or say to 'bad' cyclists?? Anything?
"First of all, and I don't want to sound too stupid, what is shoaling ? I know what salmoning is. Secondly, i do occasionally break some rules (using a stop sign or stop light as a "pause/slow down" sign, passing people on the right…"
Jun 12
We all have an inner Beast... replied to EssFresh's discussion New to me hand signal..
"Wow. How many more things are we gonna change ? What with the bike lanes being on the left in some places and on the right in others...This is confusing for riders (much less, motorists)....now, a whole new set of hand and arm signals ? (Patting of…"
Jun 12
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Ms. Red [Jessy Doolin]'s discussion May Critical Mass
"So, how was the Critical Mass ?"
Jun 3
We all have an inner Beast... replied to B.C. Miller's discussion Topeak Quick-Track system
"I have to agree with these guys. I have been using the MTX and the Explorer rack for over 3 years now. I sprayed the bag with some commercial waterproofer (Kiwi, I think) like I do some of my bags and hikers. It really helps out in the big…"
Jun 3
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike light security
"I ride with some Axiom rechargeable lights (got them on sale during 2 Christmases ago). They are easy to install (a rubber strap, and are easy to take off (red rear has a small lever to release it, the from one is on a piece of velcro attached to my…"
Jun 3
We all have an inner Beast... replied to GEORGE VANDERFOR's discussion would you
"Most of those cycling groups stay up north. Not too much on the southwest sides. We are trying to get some interest over in the McKinley Park (Archer & Western) and Brighton Park and Bridgeport area. We are open to suggestions. We will be trying…"
Jun 3
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"There is some serious construction going on at Archer and Western avenues ! Be careful !"
Apr 12
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Juan Boyce's discussion Honking Drivers
"I like the fact that the CTA bus drivers toot their horn to let you know that they are there or are passing you up. On Archer and Halsted, my major roads, they have become very good with this and a few of them give me words of encouragement during…"
Apr 12
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Crazy David 84 Furlongs's discussion Bike the Drive -- 2041
"I think that they both are........lol !"
Apr 12
We all have an inner Beast... replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"Thank you, Cameron. I clock about 24 miles a day (12.2ish mi from near Midway Airport), so maybe that is the issue. I will figure it out and get new tires this spring."
Mar 19
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Apie (10.6)'s discussion South Halsted Ave
"I have ridden Halsted (Archer to Jackson or Monroe, and vice versa) for the last 3 yrs or so (use it for other travel arrangements, as well). Other than the recent construction near UIC, and the typical winter issues, it has been fairly…"
Mar 19

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What I ride:
Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Retried Military Veteran, rather new to this whole biking experience.
Loving it, so far.
Getting better every day !

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At 7:13pm on January 9, 2013, Haddon said…

thanks for the pick up, hopefully all that finds a home. have a good 2013

At 1:45pm on December 21, 2012, dan brown said…

wow. very cool manny (neighbor !) I will look for you and say Hi.

I work at 10 South Wacker. I face the river all day long and *your* building.

LOL.

Dan

 
 
 

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