"So the ride is for everyone, but the swag is only for facebook users. What about the spirit of love and sacrifice? is that open to everyone or just facebook users? Does a person have to be a facebook user to get treatment at an Alexian Brothers…"
"The beauty of human language is that we can all use whatever term we want for anything. I am going to maintain that riding the wrong way down a one way street isn't salmoning.
There is plenty of room on most streets for bikes to travel in both…"
"Also there is the chicken/egg problem. Tons of people ride on the south side, but compared to the north side far, far less of us do. Less riders results in less demand for or perception of the need for bike infrastructure. But I think the lack of…"
"If you need to get over the Eisenhower a bit further west than Oak Park Ave there is a ped/bike only overpass over the Eisenhower at approximately Home Ave in Berwyn. It makes for a much nicer crossing of the expressway than Harlem.
"Good points Dug. As a community we've made huge progress on the outside world, bike lanes, off road trails systems and getting traffic legislation passed, more riders on the roads etc. As Ron Burke noted at the Bike to Work Rally, if you'd…"
"Riding the wrong way on a one way street isn't salmoning. The only reason those streets are designated as one way is because there isn't room for cars to travel in both directions. We should not be bound by rules designed to accomodate the…"
"The rally was pretty good. Transportation Secretary Roy LaHood was there, and spoke, as well as the Mayor and Gabe Klein. It was nice to see Kathy Schubert (with dog!) get an award. It was cool to see the mayor riding around the plaza on a Divvy.…"
Thanks for your interest, Tony, and your offer. When I get info on how to set up a presentation (Paul, I guess), i'll be happy to have your help. You are my friend, too once I figure out how to do that. Peg
Oh, very cool, thanks for the link. Ive heard mythical folklore about 'the guy who designed the Paramount' from Chicago but did not realize the shop was still in business. I will definitely have to drop in. So is your bike a Schwinn then? I am a bit disappointed its not Nasty's Cycles but the real story is very good in its own right.