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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.

You should quit cycling, it's dangerous and other well-meaning advice...
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I just got a message from a relative with a photo attached of a bike laying on the ground with a messenger bag and its contents strewn in front of a u-haul truck.  She keeps telling me to stop…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 May 20, 2013.

Women's Bern Muse Hard Hat Helmet in Gloss White Size Large Used ($30)
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Women's Bern Muse Hard Hat Helmet in Gloss White Size Large Used ($30)I wore this helmet a few times last winter and is otherwise new. I did hit my head on the top of my stairs so there are a few…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kara Dec 10, 2012.


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yai danche replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion company rules, picky GM, and flats galore!
"maybe he's not even aware that this is happening to you.  however, since he is new and you haven't figured out if he is cool with this stuff, i would play it safe.  i mentioned to a hr person how much it sucks to leave my bike…"
12 hours ago
yai danche replied to Andronymous's discussion Helmet Decorating
"This looked pretty cool using a gold pen.  Sharpie makes gold and silver markers. "
yai danche replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Shifting theory
"my lowest gear is too twitchy so i stay in the middle gear.  also it's not a race for me.  if there is another cyclist ahead of me, i let them go first even if they use the curb for push off (using the curb to me indicates a less…"
yai danche replied to Kris Hendry's discussion Harrasment As A Female...........
"Tiny Fix does have some good advice.  Especially about taking the lane, because if you are too close to the sidewalk, they can very easily physically harm you.  Unfortunately there's nothing you can really do about it.  Ignore…"
yai danche replied to Juan Boyce's discussion Honking Drivers
"the bus honk thing is on their bikes and buses share the road video.  i would link, but people can google it if they are truly interested.  and i have also noticed their tap is not as offensively loud as when cars do it.  maybe…"
Apr 14
yai danche replied to Pippy Duchamp's discussion Seeking bike friendly, (small) dog friendly housing
Apr 10
yai danche replied to Gopher Biker's discussion UIC changing intercampus bus route on Halsted
"Roland, I think that is Jackson and Halsted.  It sounds like the shuttle's Roosevelt stop is being moved off Halsted and onto Roosevelt.  Yeah good riddance!  The bus stops right at the corner impeding a lot of car traffic as…"
Mar 29
yai danche replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"Here's a blog about a local family who transports their kids by bike:"
Mar 24
yai danche replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion You Know You Are A Cyclist When.....
"I've lived here all my life and didn't start doing the shoulder checking thing until I started biking.  Of course if I'm walking alone at night I check behind me a lot.  But now in crowded areas like downtown, I look behind…"
Mar 21
yai danche replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"I saw on bikesnobnyc who is currently using a tailight that functions as a camera.  from the screenshots, it looks pretty nice.  i don't know why the company doesn't make a headlight one, too!  It is USB rechargeable,…"
Mar 14
yai danche replied to Duppie's discussion Cyclists strapping on 'bike cams' for commutes
"Thanks for including the text of the article in your post.  I am shocked that footage is admissible sometimes.  Is it because it can be altered in some way?  Interesting perspective on "insurance" and how you never know when…"
Feb 25
yai danche replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I just rode from Grand to 31st. Was pretty dry except for a few patches of slush south of museum campus (about 6 inches spanning the width of the trail).  I rode over it okay.  Sorry guy behind me, I might have slowed down more than I…"
Feb 22
yai danche replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Andersonville Bike Thief Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
"Deter?  "
Feb 7
yai danche replied to cutifly's discussion Celebs on bikes
"Ryan Kwanten "
Jan 19
yai danche replied to EssFresh's discussion Stinky bike bag
"whenever i buy coffee, i save the bag and use it to deodorize my messenger bag.  the coffee bag doesn't even have to be open, just the leave it in there with the tabs sealed.  obviously you better like the smell of coffee.  like…"
Jan 19
yai danche replied to h' 1.0's discussion Winter Bike Smell?
"Errr you smell other winter cyclists?  The title of the topic made me think your actual bike had an odor.  I think what you're smelling is the sweat that accumulates on the the back of neck exacerbated by the synthetic lining of your…"
Dec 30, 2013

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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.
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