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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.

Archer Ave Construction (SW-bound, West of Halsted)
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FYI...Just wanted to let everyone know (mostly SW Siders) that there will be construction going on on Archer Ave, just west of Halsted on the North side of the street (SW-Bound).So, please be…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by We all have an inner Beast... May 2, 2013.

 

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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 !"
Saturday
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…"
Saturday
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 !"
Saturday
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
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Tom Z's discussion After watching this video, it's no wonder why some people hate cyclists.
"I agree that he is a "turd". He should probably learn to sound the horn with quite a bit more distance from people, giving them enough time to get over to the side, etc. However, I am not a decisive judge for that. I have waited until the…"
Mar 19
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"It's not the age, it's the milage that matters, so the time in the shop shouldn't be an issue. If they're worn to the point that there are holes, then it's time for new tires. When you change your tubes line the valve stem…"
Mar 19
We all have an inner Beast... replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"Dug, I was rinsing out the tires in the shower and drying them off with some towels after the first 2 flats. However, after closer inspection (due to your reply above) I noticed that there were a few holes in the grooves in between the treads.…"
Mar 19
peter moormann replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"I was surprised to see a street sweeper on Monday  at 5000W Madison  . It was blowing up a big cloud of salt dust and spraying fragments of glass about. It was however, cleaning the new bike lane! "
Mar 19
envane (69 furlongs) replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"Pretty much all the streets are covered with sand, gravel, debris. etc.   You should see some of the piles on Lawrence on around the bridge over North Branch."
Mar 18
We all have an inner Beast... replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Almost 3 yrs straight. Have missed only a handful, I think. No matter the weather. Missed Monday, due to 2 flat tires enroute to work. Turned around and drove in instead, and bussed home. Man, that was the longest hour of my life !!! I do not…"
Mar 18
notoriousDUG replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"Really?  That is surprising.  Are you sure you are getting out whatever was in the tire? How old are they?  Sometimes when tires like those get old they can get glass and other small stuff worked so far into them or some of the deep…"
Mar 18
We all have an inner Beast... replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Transit task force: Forget RTA . . . and CTA, Metra, Pace boards
"I wholeheartedly agree ! Watched something on the news about how many board members each one of those has, and that most of them either do not live in Chicago or even use public transportation. Too many chiefs, not enough indians. Let some of the…"
Mar 18
We all have an inner Beast... replied to h' 1.0's discussion City of Chicago using new "invisible patch" product on potholes
"This is how the city, under the Rahmster, has been achieving their inflated report percentages and numbers. This way they look like the heroes, and everyone thinks that they are doing a great job. A great way to get and keep votes. Just like CPD…"
Mar 18
We all have an inner Beast... replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"I guess you were the only one that read that part, h'. I don't think that I ran over the bolts, but you never know. I guess that I didn't even really give a thought to how those things were attached. Until yesterday, that I saw them…"
Mar 18
We all have an inner Beast... replied to We all have an inner Beast...'s discussion Salt and Debris Removal on Halsted ? When ?
"Running Schwalbe Marathons at this point, Dug. Maybe I should switch back to the Town & Country's ? Just tired of finding salt crystals inside the tire, and not finding any hole in the tire, just in the inner tubes."
Mar 18

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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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