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Milwaukee Avenue Complete Streets Project open house

Sorry if I overlooked a post about this, but there will be a public open house meeting on the Milwaukee Avenue Complete Streets Project between Lawrence and Elston. The meeting will be Wednesday,…Continue

Started Jun 23, 2014

Chicago Riverwalk Construction
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My office building was handing out announcements of upcoming Chicago River bridge closures: The Clark Street Bridge over the Chicago River will be closed from June 10 through June 13, 2014 and again…Continue

Tags: dearborn, state, clark, bridge, construction

Started this discussion. Last reply by BootsyC Jun 10, 2014.

Bicyclist says cop opened door in her path, files lawsuit
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Heard this on the news last night, news item is here: Will be interesting to see how it plays out.Continue

Tags: police, city, dooring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Nov 26, 2012.


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Cheryl is attending Michael's event

Chicago Winter Bike Swap at Harper College

January 17, 2015 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Whatever your velo needs, there is something for everyone in the 30,000 sq ft of the Chicago Winter Bike Swap!Don't pass up the one chance in the year to find a huge selection of great post-holiday closeout bargainsBrowse the BIKE CORRAL for a selection of hundreds of new and used complete bicycles at discount prices       Need a vendor space?    PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! All vendor spaces will sell outTo contact the Chicago Winter Bike Swap: email …See More
Jan 16
Cheryl is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event

Roll the Cold Bike Challenge at Chicagoland: Wherever you are and wherever you are going!

January 17, 2015 to January 23, 2015
This year, Active Trans is asking people across Chicagoland to show off their winter bike riding by participating in the first Roll the Cold Bike Challenge from January 17-23, 2015.  It's so simple: Sign up, raise money, track your trips and win cool prizes!  You don't have to bike all the way to your destination every day - just biking to your local bus or train stop counts. We'll give you all the tools …See More
Dec 29, 2014
Cheryl replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"Another vote for Union Station. "
Dec 15, 2014
Cheryl replied to Andronymous's discussion CONGRATULATIONS JULIE!!!
"Congratulations!!! "
Dec 8, 2014
Cheryl replied to Rob D.'s discussion HELP! Expert suggestions needed for cold hands/fingers!
"Hi, I also have perpetually icy hands due to poor circulation. Last year I got bar mitts and they were an amazing improvement over everything else I had tried for sub-20F days. I highly recommend them."
Nov 21, 2014
Cheryl is attending Andronymous's event

Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

October 31, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use or text WHERE to to catchup.See More
Oct 29, 2014
Cheryl replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"To the woman in the gray CRV, license plate 937 PHJ, standing in the bike lane outside of Green Bean Day Care on Elston: thank you for forcing all of the cyclists to go around your lazy self and into the flow of cranky rush hour drivers. Thank you…"
Oct 20, 2014
Cheryl replied to Haddon's discussion What happened to biking hand signals?
"Good piece on braking here: I signal turns most of the time. I'll occasionally signal slowing/stopping in areas where I know a number of bicyclists disregard traffic…"
Oct 14, 2014
Cheryl replied to h' 1.0's discussion Carfree folks: What's the number one thing you would do if you had use of a car for a weekend?
"Costco, pumpkin patch or apple orchard."
Oct 3, 2014
Cheryl replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"A big thank you to the truck driver on sb Elston who stopped & waved me out from a side street when there was an endless stream of traffic behind him. He saved me from a realllly long wait for a break in the traffic!"
Oct 1, 2014
Cheryl is attending Tom Z's event

Apple Cider Century at Three Oaks Elementary School

September 28, 2014 from 6am to 7:30pm
LAST DAY TO REGISTER: September 21, 2014The Apple Cider Century in Three Oaks, Michigan hosts over 5,500 cyclists annually riding through the countryside and towns of Southwest Michigan. Casual to expert riders enjoy the food, sights and sounds and camaraderie of fall cycling.Riders may choose the flat 15/25/37 mile routes or the rolling hills of the 50/62/75 mile routes.See More
Sep 26, 2014
Cheryl replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Friday frivolity - do you sing aloud while riding your bike?
"As of tonight, I also yell "PLUUUUUUUUOTTTTS" when riding past Stanley's. :-)"
Sep 5, 2014
Cheryl replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Friday frivolity - do you sing aloud while riding your bike?
"Me too. And whatever randomly pops into my head. Occasionally I may let out a "yippee!" just for fun. :-) "
Sep 5, 2014
Cheryl replied to Lisa Curcio 4.1mi's discussion 'Tis the Season for long rides
"I'm riding Four Star Bike & Chow (62 miles). Maybe I'll see some of you there?"
Sep 2, 2014
Cheryl replied to BritBoy's discussion Bike repair in / close to the loop?
"I have always had good experiences at the Erie location of Kozy... If you're westish, there is also Live Grit at 1010 W. Monroe. On the Route is/was moving to 728 S. Dearborn, not sure if they are there now???"
Aug 29, 2014
Cheryl replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"So glad to know there are riders like you out there. I always make an effort to thank people who give me an OYL, bell ring, or other heads up. I've been getting a lot of unannounced close passes lately, including a 20-something female on…"
Aug 28, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting

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At 10:40am on September 27, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
And great job with the ACC.
At 10:40am on September 27, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
Great to meet you Sunday.  Let's get together soon!



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