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Cheryl's Discussions

It’s Hard to See Vision Zero When You’re Looking Through a Windshield
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Great piece on the importance of keeping bike lanes clear of vehicles in response to a comment NYC mayor de Blasio made on a radio interview: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Sep 20, 2016.

Becoming Bike Friendlier

Nice piece in Rebellious on biking in Chicago, with a wish list: …Continue

Started Sep 13, 2016

RAGBRAI Transportation SOLD
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I am selling my spot for transportation from Chicago to the starting point and from the finish line back to Chicago through …Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael B Jul 22, 2016.

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


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Cheryl replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"It has baffled me that the city spends the money to create bike lanes, but has not posted any signs near them to indicate the penalties for parking/standing/driving in bike lanes. While a large percentage of drivers I encounter in bike lanes know…"
4 hours ago
Rodrigo delgado and Cheryl are now friends
Cheryl replied to Rodrigo delgado's discussion Garmin Edge 520 $180 PRICE DROP
"Interested. "
Cheryl replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Dockless Bike Share?
"I didn't use it, but saw a similar bikeshare system in downtown Detroit a few years ago."
Cheryl replied to Cw's discussion Be a part of making Chicago biking safer!
"I commute by bike 5 days a week and also bike on weekends for fun and/or errands.  My biggest (i.e. most life-endangering) challenge is drivers who do not know and/or do not follow the law. This includes drivers passing within 3 feet of me,…"
Cheryl and Cw are now friends
Cheryl replied to Dave Goodell's discussion flying Budapest-->ORD... bike box? Mega-cling-wrap?
"Most require a box or other packaging - definitely check with your airline if you haven't already."
Aug 9
Cheryl replied to h' Zerocats's discussion What's the latest on affordable helmet cams?
"I use a Fly6 on the rear of my bike: Pretty good images and battery life, and an additional rear light never hurts.  I'm still looking for a forward facing camera that i like and that fits my budget.…"
Aug 7
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Shorthand: Acronyms, Terms, Phrases We Use
"Ha ha my first thought, too!"
Aug 3
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"UPS truck in Kinzie bike lane last Friday, 7/28 around 5:35 pm. No driver in sight."
Jul 31
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thank you for following up on this. It's a persistent issue with Divvy drivers."
Jul 31
Cheryl replied to MC's discussion Was hit by a truck- what next?
"Agree that you are in good hands. "
Jul 24
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Pet Peeves Among the Pedals
"Cyclists who pass on the right. Cyclists who silently buzz me when they pass - it's not that hard to let me know you're there and leave a reasonable amount of space. Cyclists who refuse to yield the right of way to those who have it.…"
Jul 21
Cheryl replied to Alisa Hauser's discussion Tour de Fat - Are You Still Going?
"Ditto. Add that it moved from a very accessible location, to one that is less so.... I'm passing."
Jul 17
Cheryl replied to Naomi Ruth Jackson's discussion Got Doored?
"Agreed. I see so many people walk out between parked cars to their car door and never ONCE look back at oncoming traffic. Blows my mind."
Jul 13
Cheryl replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"To the couple walking in the Kinzie bike lane, who said "Thank you" when I said "This is a bike lane, not a sidewalk:" at least you have manners, if not intelligence, since you continued walking in the bike lane. To the guy who,…"
Jul 7

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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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