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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, 2016.

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 What's this doing in the bike lane?
"There was another one Thursday night. I went in to see if the office was open, but it wasn't so I took a picture and submitted another 311 report."
Jun 16
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Let's keep on the 311 and get this solved! I'm always hurrying to pick up my toddler in the evenings, but I'm hoping to see if the Budget office is open sometime to talk to them about this too."
Jun 15
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I took this pic and submitted to 311 online Tuesday evening at around 5:30"
Jun 15
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"These Budget trucks are getting to be a problem over there."
Jun 13
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Agreed, but I wanted to let people know to watch out for this car."
Jun 13
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Watch out for this car. This morning around 8:35 going eastbound on Washington, this car started driving in the bikelane after turning from Canal, going to the parking garage. She had to stop because of traffic and I was able to scoot through but I…"
Jun 13
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"It somehow makes it even more frustrating when an entity that is supposed to be doing some sort of good in the world, puts you in a position like that...."
Nov 17, 2016
Tim replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"This was at about 5:10 on 11/15/16. At 12 n Franklin (Franklin just past Madison). There were people taking cardboard bins full of stuff out of the truck and up the alley. "
Nov 15, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
Maurice replied to Tim's discussion Threatening driver registry
"Agro male Jeep drivers seem to be a growing trend."
Jun 28, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016

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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