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Bicycle involved in an accident on Diversey?
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I got to work this morning to see a text from my wife asking if I was at work yet. I called. Apparently she heard of a bad accident involving a cyclist on Diversey and was worried about me (as she…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio 4.1mi May 12.

I was irritated ...
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... by what I saw on my commute this morning, so naturally, I blogged about it:Come on People!I'm sure I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert May 9.

Any Upcoming Swap Meets?

Are there any swap meets coming up in the next month or three? I found nothing on the calendar. Thx...Continue

Started May 7

NY Times article on the revival of PBSC, Bixi manufacturer in Montreal
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FYI:The Uphill Push to Save a Bike-Share PioneerDoes Chicago still have a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Schneider Jan 10.

 

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Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"Any plans for some heightened visibility on or about May 29th? Are any journalists known to still be keeping tabs on the case? Maybe Keith Griffith, the guy who did the piece in the Reader? I just sent him an email..."
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Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"Any plans for some heightened visibility on or about May 29th? Are any journalists known to still be keeping tabs on the case? Maybe Keith Griffith, the guy who did the piece in the Reader?"
yesterday
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to ChiBikeGeek's discussion Bobby Cann Courtroom Updates
"May 12th? Wasn't that yesterday? "
May 13
Lisa Curcio 4.1mi replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Bicycle involved in an accident on Diversey?
"I heard on the traffic report on WBEZ at about 6:40 that there was a crash involving a bicycle at Laramie and Diversey.  Nothing else."
May 12
Skip Montanaro 12mi posted a discussion

Bicycle involved in an accident on Diversey?

I got to work this morning to see a text from my wife asking if I was at work yet. I called. Apparently she heard of a bad accident involving a cyclist on Diversey and was worried about me (as she tends to do). Any news of an incident?See More
May 12
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to R.D. Yant's discussion Brooks Saddle Repair
"I don't know if a broken rail can be repaired, but here's snippet of a mail from the Classic Rendezvous list: I'm sure either Simon or Rudi can tell you what's possible. I sort of assume if your saddle is out of warranty but the…"
May 12
Irvin Steinert replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"I was surprised by your article .....because I agreed with it. But really that is why there are rules and also why they should be observed at all times. I've approached stop signs before with another cyclist coming from the left or right. I am…"
May 9
Lisa Curcio 4.1mi replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Hope springs eternal . . .  Actually, I think the police avoid the LFT because it is too dangerous. :-)"
May 8
Duppie replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"I would be irritated too, if I did everything you do before 7am :)"
May 8
V W replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Although I think its only the really expensive electric bikes that can go really fast. There's electric cruisers and trikes that have more modest top speeds."
May 8
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Maybe la polizia will hand out a few tickets before that happens. One could hope. I know there probably isn't an official "speed limit" on the LFT, but if the reckless driving statute applies there, that might be usable as a…"
May 8
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Seems likely to happen, unfortunately."
May 8
Tricolor replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Yup. It's only a matter of time before I see my first wreck of the season. This morning I got passed by someone on an electric bike that was going even faster than the racers. Someone's going to *really* get hurt by one of those, soon."
May 8
Skip Montanaro 12mi replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"Agreed..."
May 7
Adam Kitzmann replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"The LFP is starting to turn into a Cat 4 Crit again. "
May 7
V W replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion I was irritated ...
"He didn't even have a seat post and the hole where the seat post should've been had some metal cap on it for no apparent reason."
May 7

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At 10:06am on December 6, 2013, Alex said…

"maxy, super maxy, mighty competition, super mighty competition, grand mighty (75?)..any others?" that's from a bikeforums thread. it seems like there are tons of variants on 'mighty' 'grand' etc. their model names are so grandiose. 

At 11:14pm on December 5, 2013, Alex said…

is that a mighty tour crankarm/spider?

 
 
 

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