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Anyone Doing Strava?
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I really just want something that will keep track of my rides and help me gauge progress and this seems like a great tool.  Its pretty cool to see how others are doing, although some of the straight…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Heckman Feb 22, 2013.


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Mark Potts replied to spencewine's discussion 6/28 GLR 600km rideshare opportunity in the group Chicago Randonneurs
"Very cool!  I have to keep this in mind I've vowed to do a ride like this for a while now :)"
Jun 20, 2014
Mark Potts updated their profile
Jan 28, 2014
Mark Potts joined El Duke's group

Chicago Randonneurs

A group for any one interested in randonneuring, cyclotouring and long distance cyclingSee More
Jan 28, 2014
Mark Potts might attend Anne D.'s event

Bike Chicago Feature Film in Millennium Park at Millennium Park

June 11, 2013 from 7pm to 10pm
A special screening of The Triplets of Belleville, a 2003 animated comedy about a grandmother’s journey to rescue her grandson who was kidnapped while competing in the Tour de France. Start time is dusk.See More
Jun 11, 2013
Mark Potts commented on Anne Alt's event Major Taylor Trail Ride to the River
"I'm definitely a flyer :)This should be alot of fun!"
May 17, 2013
Mark Potts is attending Anne Alt's event

Major Taylor Trail Ride to the River at Major Taylor Trail, 83rd St. trailhead

May 18, 2013 from 9am to 1pm
Join Friends of the Major Taylor Trail and Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago for our spring multi-distance ride.Three rides will roll:Starter - For new and younger riders - start at the trailhead and ride unlimited laps around the Dan Ryan Woods loop. Total distance is up to you.Roller – Our feature ride -  roll down to the Little Calumet River, Whistler Woods and back through Blue Island and Beverly (about 18 mi.)Flyer – For Riders that want to knock down some distance, take a swift ride to…See More
May 17, 2013
Mark Potts replied to PFEggs's discussion Red light etiquette
"Cyclists can absolutely be dangerous - see the case where a cyclist killed a guy in San Francisco goin for a Strava KOM.  I've personally had my oblivious moments just as well - and have caused dangerous situations for myself and others -…"
May 10, 2013
Mark Potts replied to PFEggs's discussion Red light etiquette
"Whoever is in front gets to decide, if someone drives like an ass to get in front they are in the wrong.  This goes for any vehicle.  Impatience leads to a life of problems, as does selfishness... as well as not paying attention to the…"
May 10, 2013
Mark Potts is attending dana's event

Lincoln Park Criterium at Montrose Harbor

April 13, 2013 from 8am to 6pm
Alderman James Cappleman's 46th Ward Lincoln Park Criterium Presented by xXx Racing - AthleticoCome race in this LOCAL criterium! One-mile course along Chicago lakefront near Montrose Harbor. Cash payouts, raffle prizes, and more!Pre-registration is highly recommended. official flyer: …See More
Apr 12, 2013
Mark Potts replied to Tim Heckman's discussion I'm Tired of Whining about Winter...
"I guess its easy to not go out if you don't "have to"... but in not having that luxory (I have a bike and thats it), I learned how to deal with even below zero temps.  Get the right clothes and make it happen... a BIG BIG deal…"
Mar 22, 2013
Mark Potts might attend Michelle S's event

Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting - MBAC at City Hall- Room 1103

March 13, 2013 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Please join us at the next Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting. The agenda usually contains news and updates from CDOT staff members, and an opportunity for questions and input from the public. What: Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) MeetingWhen: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Where: City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Room 1103See More
Mar 10, 2013
Mark Potts commented on Anne Alt's event Friends of the Major Taylor Trail meeting
"Love for this trail, I i will do my best to make this meeting!"
Mar 10, 2013
Mark Potts might attend Anne Alt's event

Friends of the Major Taylor Trail meeting at Ridge Park fieldhouse

March 20, 2013 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Please join us for our monthly meeting to discuss trail conditions, future events, and planning for the coming season. Everyone is welcome.See More
Mar 10, 2013
Mark Potts replied to Lisa Curcio's discussion I would desire that you remember the Ladies . . .
"I'm all for sharing folks the wonders of cycling :) And yes, I actually was/do think "its not a big deal"... lol, I'll stay plenty far away."
Mar 10, 2013
Mark Potts replied to John Greenfield's discussion CDOT considers stripping parking on Milwaukee to make room for protected lanes
"Since I can maintain 20+mph for long durations, I like to just ride with the cars.  The protected/isolated/buffered lanes, though, are so much more conducive for cruising along at a slower speed and sightseeing... I can see the appeal to most…"
Mar 10, 2013
Mark Potts might attend Ted Ramos's event

Well-Fit Indoor Time Trial at Well-Fit Training Center

March 3, 2013 from 8am to 11am
Indoor 10k time trial on our Computrainers will allow you to compete against other in a fun environment and test your fitness.See More
Mar 1, 2013

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Recreational, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing
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