"Speaking of clearing snow, has anyone ever tried to have a group activity to shovel the Oak Street curve? Pile all the snow on the lake side to make a slope that will keep all the heavy swells from overflowing the cleared part of the trail?"
"Hey thanks, Lee.
I salivate at the thought that maybe the new 45 - 50 million dollar pedestrian/bicycle ramp over the Chicago River can be extended all the way to Oak Street to offer year 'round access along that section of the trail. Last…"
"I do this daily from Buena and Sheridan to State & Erie. You can either get off the lakefront trail at Belmont or Fullerton to the west side of Lake Shore Drive and meet up with State at North, or get off at North Avenue Beach underpass to…"
"Apparently the Park District cannot find a way to deal with the snow on the ramp at Oak Street either. It is the worst spot on the trail from Oak St. to Montrose. I had to get off the bike to get up the ramp, too much snow and ice there…"
"Unfortunately, the Park District can't operate their plowing vehicles on the trail between Oak Street Beach and Ohio Street Beach, so that stretch doesn't get plowed. The Park District closes it in snowy/icy weather. The concrete…"
"I rode home on it from Oak to Foster last night and there were some sections that got snow drifted over...but I would bet that the city has already re-salted the hell out of the LFP and is probably fine to ride.
They are currently not plowing from…"
"Everything from Ardmore south to Oak is plowed and crunchy with salt. It wasn't particularly wet, this morning, but with snow today it may get sloppy. There's so much salt down I don't think it's going to get…"