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wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
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I was biking south on Damen going towards Grand, when from a distance I saw that looked like someone underneath their car - doing a little closer...what is that?Well, a very aged and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jan 9.

"stay fresh"
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A postal clerk was asking me how bicyclists "stay fresh" for work after biking through a hot, humid summer commute.Me:  Some folks have showers at work or bring supplies (meanwhile, I am dripping wet…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Jun 27, 2013.

did someone lose a red Fiji bike?
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at 12:12pm Sunday 6/9/13 I saw someone walking a very tall red and white Fiji road bike west on Augusta, west of Ashland.  The bike was way too tall for the person with it - his feet probably…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy L. Fagin Jun 9, 2013.

One day it's there, the next day it's gone!
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I've been biking to my warehouse space nearly everyday and at Ashland and Erie (SW corner) there was a nice red Trek.  Yesterday the rear wheel was missing.  "Oh", I thought,"the owner took the rear…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy L. Fagin Dec 31, 2012.


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Nancy L. Fagin might attend globalguy's event

New Belgium's Tour de Fat Chicago at Palmer Square

July 12, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Tour de Fat is back for a 15th yearand better than ever!All proceeds will go to local bike non-profit,West Town Bikes!Order tickets via EventbriteBUT it's still free!If you donate through Eventbrite, you benefit West Town Bikes AND receive some sweet Tour de Fat schwag. This year marks the 15th season for Tour de Fat,…See More
Jul 11
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Anne's discussion Here's to the Diminutive Girl standing up to jerks
"Dear Gillian, In hindsight, this was not the right thing to do - especially if you out alone and the folks with the car were drunk, etc.  (had drugs or weaponry).  I'm rather clumsy with a cell phone, but I do keep a stub pencil and…"
Jul 3
Nancy L. Fagin left a comment for Julie Hochstadter
"Hi, Julie - we looked for you at the Bike to Work Rally - I must be going blind.   I had the orange flag and caution/danger streamers on my trailer, I was hard to miss. Nancy"
Jun 21
Nancy L. Fagin commented on Anne D.'s event Bike to Work Rally
"I think I may have the oldest, surviving Chicago Bike Rally t-shirt.  Prove me wrong.  Please.  "
Jun 6
Nancy L. Fagin is attending Anne D.'s event

Bike to Work Rally at Daley Plaza

June 20, 2014 from 7am to 9am
Join us to celebrate biking in Chicago!  Highlights include Free all-day bike valet, T-shirt giveaway, continental breakfast and much more!  Presented by the City of Chicago and Goose Island Beer Company.See More
Jun 6
Nancy L. Fagin replied to jolondon30's discussion Question About U Locks and Bike Theft
"I have found ulocks in the street - probably ones that have fallen off bikes.  I bring them to scrap metal recycling.  Scrap iron is only .12 a pound.  I don't know what steel/clean would be. Sometimes I do see bikes on the back…"
May 25
Nancy L. Fagin commented on Live Grit's event Group Ride
"We actually biked Elston to Devon and then Milwaukee to Augusta - figured the lakefront would be too crazy (like a Super Mario game). Someday there should be a "Bike 90-94" (ha-ha) from downtown to Ohare and back."
May 25
Nancy L. Fagin commented on Live Grit's event Group Ride
"With Bike the drive going on - any idea where you'll be riding to?"
May 23
Nancy L. Fagin might attend Live Grit's event

Group Ride at Live Grit

May 25, 2014 from 8am to 10am
Please join us for our weekly Group ride! Beginners welcome! We host a no-drop group ride with 2 speed groups. Rides range from 20-45 miles depending on your speed group.  Meet in front of our shop EVERY SUNDAY at 8am. See More
May 23
Nancy L. Fagin might attend Active Transportation Alliance's event

Winter Bike to Work Day & online registration opens for MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive at Daley Plaza

January 21, 2014 from 6:30am to 9am
Celebrate Winter Bike to Work Day at Daley Plaza in Chicago’s Loop on Jan. 21 for the annual celebration of cyclists who don’t let low temperatures or snow stop them from pedaling to work. Warm up with free Dark Matter coffee and slices of Eli’s Cheesecake from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Daley Plaza, located at Washington and Dearborn Streets. Hot chocolate and tea will also be available.Get a jump on your summer when online registration opens at 6:30 a.m. the same day for this year’s MB Financial…See More
Jan 17
Nancy L. Fagin replied to h' 1.0's discussion Business that combine disparate services under one roof
"In ancient history days, I was part of 17 North State/16 North Wabash 9The Stevens Building) on the 13th floor.  The building sort of/kinda dove tailed on top of another building, so the floors didn't start until the 10th floor (I…"
Jan 13
Anne Alt replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
"Some blocks in Beverly were actually pretty good this morning. Loop sidewalks are looking much better today. Quite a few businesses got people out overnight to scrape off the lumps of packed-down snow, so a lot of sidewalks here are fairly clean.…"
Jan 9
Adam Herstein replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
"Were the sidewalks not shoveled/salted? Also, frequently snow is pushed into the sidewalk ramps at intersections, making it difficult for people in wheelchairs to cross the street. Until the city does a better job of providing ADA access to…"
Jan 9
Daniel G replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
"Seniors have to use the lanes all the time, it's often the best chance they have of avoiding a devastating or fatal fall. When we get conservative and exclusionary about the bike lanes, it slows the spirit of progress that we still depend on…"
Jan 9
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
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Jan 3
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion wheelchair in Damen Bike Lane
"i'm not certain - guess i'm watching the waste hauler to the left...."
Jan 3

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town, My business involves biking
About me:
You all have seen me - the old bike with the trailer with canvas bags full of mail. The bike helmet covers the gray hair.

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At 9:04pm on June 27, 2013, Lisa Curcio 6.6mi said…

Nancy, we are going to recruit you to Women Bike Chicago!



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