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Cheryl
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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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: http://bit.ly/T4rkHM. 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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Latest Activity

Cheryl replied to Renee Patten's discussion Upset and concerned about the current rhetoric and plans on red light/speed cameras
"I vote for Self-Sealing Stembolt!"
Mar 23
Cheryl replied to Renee Patten's discussion Upset and concerned about the current rhetoric and plans on red light/speed cameras
"^^^ This."
Mar 19
Cheryl joined Serge Lubomudrov's group
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Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.Routes on Ride with GPS,…See More
Mar 7
Cheryl replied to Rob Kowalczyk's discussion Update on the Hit-and-Run Death of Jeffrey Schultz
"Yes."
Mar 5
Cheryl replied to Rob Kowalczyk's discussion Update on the Hit-and-Run Death of Jeffrey Schultz
"Wow, just wow. Agree, I can't see a judge saying that in many, if any, other cases."
Mar 5
Cheryl replied to V W's discussion i love how certain bike lanes in certain neighborhoods are the first casualty of winter
"I absolutely agree. Slapping paint on the road is worthless without a year-round commitment to keep the bike lane cleared and passable, whether it be from vehicles or weather.  More on topic, the Elston bike lanes are very spotty. Lots of…"
Feb 17
Cheryl is attending Michael's event
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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
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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
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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 MassUp.us or text WHERE to u@massup.us 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: http://janheine.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/how-to-brake-on-a-bicycle/. 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

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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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