"*Update from my post from 2012 since carrying 10lbs of locks on my back was getting crazy*
I now use an Abus Granit X-Plus folding lock that comes with a bike-mountable carrying case, a 7-foot cable, and an Abus Mini u-lock. I use the folding lock…"
"Resurrecting this old thread (my bad if I missed a more recent lock-related thread)—
I am in the market for a mini u-lock to go along with my Kryptonite “Krytolock” u-lock and cable. So far, the lock and cable have been fine…"
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"H' 1.0 - Experienced the lunacy of Kedzie 1 to many times also. Treacherous.
Mike M! Thanks, my name is also Michael M by the by. I also like that option 4 is take public trans (ha!). Consensus seems to be to take 83rd instead of…"
"I'd agree with that. Kedzie becomes a speedway before you reach 87th St. California is much better, and it goes through as far as 103rd. I'd definitely agree with Chuck's comment about avoiding 87th. It's a worse speedway…"
More or less going near 105th and Cicero.I took Kedzie all the way down once and a number of folks I knew said that might not have been the best choice. So I figured I would consult the experts.