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U-lock found at 21st and Halsted, 5:20PM

Kryptonite Keeper U-lock found in middle of bike lane by the Divvy Station at 21st and Halsted (southbound lane).  I moved it out of the way to the red and white bollard marking the Divvy Station…Continue

Started Aug 19

Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
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First, I tried scrubbing with an old toothbrush and some diluted Dr. Bronner's soap.  This was okay, but my grips still felt gunky.  In the winter, this pulled fibers from my cheapie glove (the one…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio 4.1mi Jul 14.

Alec Baldwin arrested for wrong way biking
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Those people annoy the crap out of me!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by yai danche May 14.

Doored cyclist says he can't hate motorist...
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This guy who got doored sounds very…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by yai danche Jun 27, 2013.

 

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yai danche replied to Alex Z's discussion Acceptable to shoal in this circumstance?
"I'm agreeing with you.  I was saying the other person was a jerk for calling you a jerk.  If you were in any danger of a crash, the other person would've said you were a jerk for not passing safely but instead of was just huffy…"
14 hours ago
yai danche replied to Alex Z's discussion Acceptable to shoal in this circumstance?
"That comment was a little unnecessary, given that you did not in any way endanger the other cyclist.  He/she was a >offensive genitalia< for calling you a dick.  I would also say filter as long as you ring your bell to let people…"
16 hours ago
yai danche replied to Frankie Equality Suda's discussion Bike parking
"Yes it is poorly designed/installed.  It should installed further from the curb so a wheel can be positioned comfortably perpendicular to the rack.  If they intended bikes to be parallel to the curb, they should've used single…"
Oct 14
yai danche replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Gene, beautiful pictures as usual.  Rode last night and this morning.  Got pretty drenched last night because I decided not to wear rain pants (too sweaty).  This morning, rain pants a must!  Hoping it dries out later."
Oct 14
yai danche replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion A 100 bicycles?
"I got 30 listings, all with pictures (http://chicago.craigslist.org/search/bik?query=motobecane).  So that cryptic posting might be taken down.  Also, if it looks suspicious it is suspicious. Be wary of those people who are selling 20-30…"
Oct 6
yai danche replied to Melissa Manak's discussion Ladies of Cycling community.. I need help Stat
"I have long hair and usually wear a ponytail/bun.  I tease the front because otherwise sweat will glue my hair to my head.  Definitely wear a vented sporty helmet.  The Refinery29 hairstyles are cute, but it's wishful thinking.…"
Sep 22
yai danche replied to jolondon30's discussion Nice Piece from NYT on Dangers of Bike Riding...
"I didn't see her/him really means I didn't look, I didn't check.  As far as I know people can't turn invisible and Chicago Bike Law blog has pointed out that this is not a legal excuse.  I haven't taken…"
Sep 20
yai danche replied to Jim Reho's discussion Keeping tennis shoe bike feet dry
"Newspaper trick totally works.  It draws the water out quicker.  Make sure to check on it after an hour to change the newspaper.  Finish with a hairdryer if needed.  If you use dryer sheets, save the used ones to stuff in your…"
Sep 15
yai danche replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"UGH.  Thank you!   "
Sep 12
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Aug 31
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
Aug 19
yai danche posted a discussion

U-lock found at 21st and Halsted, 5:20PM

Kryptonite Keeper U-lock found in middle of bike lane by the Divvy Station at 21st and Halsted (southbound lane).  I moved it out of the way to the red and white bollard marking the Divvy Station (bollard is by 2120 S Halsted).See More
Aug 19
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Yes, thank you.  I went to Loop location yesterday and received the discount.  Intelligensia has the best coffee in town!  "
Aug 19
yai danche replied to Haddon's discussion Zombie Movies Never Have Bikes
"I watched a few episodes of that show Revolution where electricity stops working (ugh, stupid I know).  They ride horses to get around, which is sustainable so they get credit for that.  But there are no bikes or roller skates or…"
Aug 9
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Did you ask specifically?  I have a feeling it's one of those you have to ask for the discount.  I had my helmet in hand, but they didn't automatically give it to me.  I was too embarassed to ask so I really don't know.…"
Aug 2
yai danche replied to Tom Z's discussion Awesome Police Officer pulls over a car tailgating a bicycle... VIDEO
"I can't tell if his camera was handlebar-mounted or perhaps strapped to his chest.  Either way.  Really awesome of the cop to do his job and realize that bikes belong on the road, too.  I noticed the left lane was pretty clear…"
Jul 25

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What I ride:
Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting
About me:
I've been commuting by bike since 2009. I've been through 3 bikes and still looking for the perfect one/accumulating bikes for every situation.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.etsy.com/shop/illiniwu

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