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crash at Damen/Milwaulkee 9/30/16
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I'm joining my first Critical Mass ride tonight. I hope there's an enormous turnout, especially for the vigil at Addison. Enough!!!!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Sep 30, 2016.

 

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Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Thanks. That's pretty much why I'm thinking about getting one now. I just moved my lights (front and back) to my helmet this week hoping it would make it easier for larger cars/trucks to see me, even when i'm along side them.…"
Oct 5, 2016
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I've been stopping and using my phone to post pics on Twitter. Should I get a GoPro instead? Any advice?"
Oct 5, 2016
Tom A.K. replied to Shalini's discussion crash at Damen/Milwaulkee 9/30/16
"Yes, CCM Is heading towards Damen and Addison join or meet us there."
Sep 30, 2016
Filka Bean replied to Shalini's discussion crash at Damen/Milwaulkee 9/30/16
"And again with the helmets from some "witness" who walked by minutes after the crash when the rider was already receiving first aid! Enough is right, I'm hitting the streets."
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash Medical District (09/23) - an update (09/30)
"1,000 Likes! I'm still always shocked to see 18 wheelers on Milwaukee and side streets. How is that a good idea?"
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"it's been a mess for months :("
Sep 30, 2016
OLB 0.1 replied to Shalini's discussion crash at Damen/Milwaulkee 9/30/16
"Can someone confirm if Critical Mass will be going to the vigil? Will there be enough time to get there before it ends? I'm trying to decide if it might be better to go straight to the vigil. Thanks."
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago Tribune Commentary: Chicago bicyclists, police yourselves
"She did. I had my headphone on, so I wasn't even sure if I was saying it out loud or just in my head until after she stopped. Automatically felt the need to apologize to her for yelling. She realized how close it was and turned to thank me. So…"
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago Tribune Commentary: Chicago bicyclists, police yourselves
"I literally saved a woman's life last night on Damen at Milwaukee/North. Wasn't riding, so started walking across Damen a few seconds after the light turned green. Woman ahead of me was looking straight ahead and didn't see the car…"
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini posted a discussion

crash at Damen/Milwaulkee 9/30/16

I'm joining my first Critical Mass ride tonight. I hope there's an enormous turnout, especially for the vigil at Addison. Enough!!!!https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160930/wicker-park/cyclist-15-injured-friday-at-wicker-parks-damen-milwaukee-north-hubSee More
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I can't with this half mile stretch of Kinzie. Tweeted at Alderman with the need for a temp lane with a simple row of orange cones to separate us and no parking signs during construction. 450 N. Orleans has a loading dock that no one uses.…"
Sep 30, 2016
Shalini replied to Sarah D.'s discussion CBS's Dave Savini looks into hazards for cyclists on the news...
"yup. that was actually me. talked to my Lyft driver about it yesterday. he was understanding of the issues, but also honest about why they keep doing it. been making a habit of brining up bike lane issues with drivers whenever i'm not riding.…"
Sep 29, 2016
Shalini replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"Thank you for sharing this. I've been feeling this way since Lisa was killed last month. That is the route I've taken for 10 years. Like you, I try to be a cautious cyclist, wear a bright colored helmet, light my bike up like I escaped…"
Sep 26, 2016
Shalini replied to Gopher Biker's discussion Semi/cyclist crash
"Any updates on this cyclist? Especially after today's new, really hoping she makes it."
Sep 26, 2016
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"sent to me by a friend earlier today. Et tu, horses?"
Sep 23, 2016
Shalini replied to Bob T's discussion Northwestern student bicyclist killed this afternoon on Sheridan Road
"Thank you for doing this. It needs to be said every time. I discussed this with friends at work this morning and their first reactions were about a biker they saw run a red light once or how bad bikers are. Awesome. Not to get all political here,…"
Sep 23, 2016

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