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Threatening driver registry
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I had something happen today that I've never seen before.On my way home from work, I was riding in the left lane on Franklin and just before Washington, a guy in a black BMW came up from behind me…Continue

Tags: Aggressive, Driver, bat, baseball, weapon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maurice Jun 28.

topeak dual touch bike stand for sale

This is a great bike stand, in perfect condition still but I no longer need it. It's great for keeping your bike indoors in a small place. topeak dual touch bike stand$125.Pickup in Irving Park…Continue

Started Nov 29, 2013

Milwaukee Ave Constuction near Chicago Ave
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Does anyone know what's up with this?  I couldn't ride yesterday, but today there were trucks in the bike lane and traffic was routed through the bike lane closer to grand.  I called the Chicago…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio Nov 1, 2013.

Cargo trailer recommendations
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I am thinking about getting a cargo trailer for trips to the grocery store/hardware store and etc. (I buy a lot of stuff from the hardware store).  Does anyone have any recommendations?  I don't have…Continue

Tags: trailer

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Oct 9, 2013.

 

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Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Face of Anti-Bike Road Rage
"The articles you posted are great, I really like this one about what would happen if cyclists fully obeyed the law. http://www.bicycling.com/rides/traffic-laws/what-happens-when-bicyclists-obey-law  In relation to these articles, I was thinking…"
Aug 26
Tim replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Another cyclist fatality
"it looks like it was just north of Elston, right before all the construction on Milwaukee."
Aug 16
Tim commented on Brett Ratner's page Help a Runner Prepare for Her First "Century" on a Bike!
"I've done a few of them in years past, just to do them, not to race or beat a time. I've used the same bike that I use to do everything- and early 90's steel, Specialized road bike. And actually the first one I did was the Udder…"
Aug 4
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion Local Cyclist Featured on CNN
"I read the article this morning but I didn't realize he is local. Thanks for sharing."
Jul 7
Maurice replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Agro male Jeep drivers seem to be a growing trend."
Jun 28
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"I understand, Irvin! your question made me question what I was doing, which I think is a good thing.  You comments about the suburbs are right on. I lived in Buffalo,NY for a few years and sadly ended up driving way more than biking just…"
Jun 28
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"The database is a good resource for people that go out of their way to harass cyclists."
Jun 28
Irvin Steinert replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"not trying to call you on that just trying to understand the situation. I haven't biked in the city since the early nineties and there were a total number of 0 bike lanes at that time. I am interested to know how left turns are done from bike…"
Jun 28
V W replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Just today around noon or just before noon, I'm biking down Division going east crossing Ashland, and I see a cyclist in front of me who had taken the right lane (as the bike lane disappears there and there was a cyclist to his right). Some…"
Jun 25
Tim replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Because I turn from Madison onto Franklin, then go up two blocks and turn left onto Randolph. Like I mentioned, cars in the left lane are ALWAYS stopped at either the Washington stoplight or backed up to turn left at Randolph so I am safely and…"
Jun 21
Irvin Steinert replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Just wondering why you weren't using the bike lane? Not that you have to or even that you should but from what I can see on google street view there is a really nice bike lake there that I would certainly use if I was riding that way."
Jun 14
David H replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"I love this.  So good!"
Jun 11
Ryan D replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Prosecution, no. However, it will add impetus for police to look in the first place, additional information for witness statements and reactions during sentencing, and allow other cyclists to have an idea of where dangerous drivers are. "
Jun 10
Cooper Hofstad replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"I agree you should report, but it would not add anything to a prosecution from an evidentiary point of view."
Jun 10
ChristopherMCA replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"What a Jack ass!"
Jun 10
Irvin Steinert replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"His argument is only that cyclists should have respect for all and project that to the community at large as a responsibility to their own desires.  That is a struggle that has been waged in many minority communities and perhaps occasionally…"
Jun 10

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Just to see what's happening in the biking community.
About me:
I've been commuting just about every day, year-round since 2002.
I love you all, but I think Critical Mass has strayed far from it's goal and is unproductive. And I stand by that.

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