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Josh L.
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Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
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Yes Please!Okay a guy can dream. :)Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo on Monday.

The Importance of Lubing One's Kryptonite Lock in the Winter
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Here's a somewhat cautionary tale that some of you might benefit from.   I don't know if my experience is typical..I assume some experts will chime in.During the cold spell a few weeeks ago my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh L. Jan 29.

Homeland Security on CTA?
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On Tuesday night I decided to take the 147 back from the Michigan/Randolphh stop as I was kind of tired and didn't want to ride home.   I put my bike on the rack and when paying the driver asked me…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JohnO Jan 18.

News Report on CPD Bike Patrols in Winter.....
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As this report makes clear, even police can survive on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Jan 11.

 

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Josh L. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"I only biked to the gym and a few stores today but I found the cold felt good.  Biking on the main streets wasn't bad as the snow wasn't frozen so I could bike in the snow lane through maybe an inch of snow.  The side streets…"
5 hours ago
Joe Guzzardo replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
"This link is interesting. Hmmm, I added this link from work, using Chrome and the link looks fine but when when I do the same thing from home, also using Chrome, the link is not underlined. Anyone else experiencing this…"
Monday
Joe Guzzardo replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
"Before realizing that it that it wasn't allowed, I attempted to ride my bike through Millennium park one day on my way to the Cycle center. The guard made it quite clear that riding was not allowed there. And try getting to that center from the…"
Sunday
Josh L. replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
" What makes it "actively hostile?"  I only used it a few times but I felt no hostility. "
Sunday
Joe Guzzardo replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
"I have a real love hate relationship with that facility. As I've said before, it's an oasis in a bike desert. No, worse than a desert. It's actively hostile against bicyclists. You can't pedal through Millennium Park and getting…"
Saturday
Self-sealing Stembolt replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
"Thanks Obama!"
Feb 20
Jared replied to Josh L.'s discussion Mayor and POTUS Announce New Bike Rack Technology at McDonald Cycle Center!
"They can't even afford elevators for the CTA..."
Feb 19
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Feb 19
Josh L. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Not sure why I was so cold..colder than I ever remember being during the vortex. Usually clark has little wind but last night was rough. Amazing your balaclava froze."
Feb 18
Josh L. is attending Yasmeen's event
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A Talk with Sarah Outen - a woman doing a human-powered trip around the world at All Saints Parish Hall

February 7, 2015 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Sarah Outen MBE, is a 29 year old woman from England, who is currently three quarters of her way through her human powered trip around the world by row boat, kayak and bicycle.She's cycled more than 20,000 miles across 3 continents and 14 countries, She reached the Illinois border yesterday and is set to arrive in Chicago tomorrow evening (2.4.15)From here she will continue her journey by bike to Cape Cod MA, and in May she will embark on the final leg of her journey by crossing the Atlantic by…See More
Feb 6
Josh L. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
" Now it's all clear to me Gene. I'm reluctant to get off my bike in the dead of winter to shoot photos but you start out in what is a shooting position.  I'm going to keep my eye out for you on the LFP! "
Feb 5
Josh L. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
" thanks..I'll check that out.  Do you dismount  to take these? "
Feb 4
Josh L. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Attn hard-core SNOW riders! We'd love to hear your stories!
"I'm curious about how some of you guys ride.. On days like Sunday and maybe today I get nervous about riding because the bikes lanes are  cleared. So I worry about having to bike too close to the traffic to staty out of the snow/drifts?…"
Feb 2
Josh L. replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
" Gene what do you take your beautiful photos with? I know you answered this once before but I forgot :) "
Feb 2
Josh L. replied to Josh L.'s discussion The Importance of Lubing One's Kryptonite Lock in the Winter
"Thanks Cameron. Makes a lot sense and seems to explain the unintended results I experienced. J"
Jan 29
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Josh L.'s discussion The Importance of Lubing One's Kryptonite Lock in the Winter
"WD40 is not a lubricant. It's a water disperser and a solvent. It freed the stuck lock the first time by cleaning out the mechanism, but it left the mechanism with no lubricant so it became stuck again. A graphite lock lube is the best…"
Jan 29

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
community
About me:
General outdoor enthusiast who loves biking in all forms...commuting, long distance rides, and even the occasional lakefront. Winter biking too!
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.allitas.com

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