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Another cyclist fatality
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Saw this one on the Wisconsin Bike Fed blog:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen yesterday.

Indoor bike parking near Monroe & Wacker?
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I'm fortunate that my building has secure, indoor bike parking. A friend of mine is starting a new job in the vicinity of Monroe & Wacker and isn't so lucky. Are there indoor bike parking…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Apie (10.6) May 17.

Thought for the day
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Nobody feels sorry for you when you tell them you have a 90-minute commute by bike. :-)Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen on Wednesday.

 

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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"> I'd be really interested in working to figure out how to provide near constant notification as you mentioned? When anyone learns of a cyclist's death in a motorist-involved crash, you tweet (and/or post to FaceBook) using a…"
10 hours ago
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Got a little wet riding to #ChicagoBotanicGarden, but I'm still #KalamazooStrong. "
13 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"San Francisco Cyclists Outraged With City After 2 Women Killed In Hit-And-Runs "San Francisco cyclists Kate Slattery, 26, and Heather Miller, 41 were both killed by hit-and-run drivers on June 22, 2016. (San Francisco Bicycle…"
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"26-year-old Kate Slattery was killed last night, 22 June 2016 she was safely riding her bicycle and was struck by a speeding SUV running a red light at the intersection of Howard and 7th Street in San Francisco, California "I am…"
yesterday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to David Barish's discussion More carnage
"I understand the Tribute Ride option. That's not what I'm after. Taken to the extreme, what I would want is for (nationwide) all normal group rides and individuals riding alone to simply (and nearly automatically - no coordination…"
yesterday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Two more fatal crashes involving motorists yesterday: Cambridge, MA - Amanda Phillips, 27 Washington, DC - not yet identified "
Friday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Jim Reho's discussion So What Can We Do To Make It Better, Specifically?
"That's not universally assumed to be true. In particular, bikes between parked cars and the curb are subject to intrusions by people exiting the right side of the cars (not used to having to look before opening their doors), and the parked cars…"
Thursday
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Bah! I think we need Pee Wee Herman to come out and scream every time that word is "accidentally" typed. :-( Thanks for letting me know. Corrected. "
Thursday
Tony Adams 4 mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"More inclined to cause a _what_ now? ;)"
Thursday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Three more fatalities, two in SF, CA, one in Pleasanton, CA, as reported by Richard Masoner in Cyclelicious. Please bear with me as I experiment with the idea of at least publicizing all cyclist fatalities I encounter. The idea is that they serve as…"
Thursday
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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"Tom A. K. started a thread about the Morris crash."
Thursday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Jim Reho's discussion So What Can We Do To Make It Better, Specifically?
"> After any fatality regardless of the cause? Yes.  I envision a broad response over a fairly large geography within at most a few days after a death. In many (perhaps most?) cases it won't yet be known who was at fault. I think…"
Thursday
George Schick replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"This is a valid point.  I have no idea what might have happened in the case of my relative, but the instance I related about my own incident may well have had to do with a driver distracted by a car full of raucous 'tweenies. So, what…"
Wednesday
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"I wish anyone that uses "tragic accident" could be placed in old school "detention", having to write 1000x "crash, not accident" and write an essay on why it's a crash and not an accident.  Yes!!!! 10000x YES!"
Wednesday
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
""I'm beginning to wonder if some of the stuff that is happening to bikers is just because people are loosing (or maybe just don't have) the ability to discern the timing of their vehicles vs. the approaching bike?"More likely…"
Wednesday

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The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
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I ride a bike in the Chicago area

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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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