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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

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.

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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Latest Activity

Cheryl replied to Millennium Park Bike Station's discussion New Cycle Center Location?
"Another vote for Union Station. "
Cheryl replied to Andronymous's discussion CONGRATULATIONS JULIE!!!
"Congratulations!!! "
Dec 8
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Cheryl replied to Gene Tenner's discussion State Street bridge closing for 10 days starting Wednesday
"Peeked out the office window - it is down again."
Aug 25
Cheryl replied to Joe Kallo's discussion Anyone recognize this blaze?
"Could be from Tour de Shore if they go all the way to MI."
Aug 20

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The kind of riding I do:
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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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