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  • Chicago, IL
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Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
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Details are very sketchy but eight cyclists, including children, were hit by a motorist in Kalamazoo County..   Not clear yet how many are dead/injured.My prayers go out to the victims and their…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Schick Jul 16.

Brand New Ortlieb Classic Rear Pannier For Sale (black)

I have an extra one as you have to buy a pair and I only needed one.  $85 which is 1/2 what I paid.   Complete with clips for rack attachment if needed.  You can reach me via an invite here.JoshContinue

Started May 7

Driver who injured biker in Logan Square blames sun in his eyes....
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For God's sake just pull the f*** over then. Lucky she wasn't killed."That’s what happened to a female cyclist in Logan Square this morning. According to Officer Thomas Sweeney from Police News…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Oct 16, 2015.

One week later I get into a bike/car collision for a second time riding home tonight
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Some of you will remember I wrote last week about escaping death when a car pulled a u turn unannounced in front of me.  Tonight I got hit or more accurately my bike did.  I am fine  but shaken.I was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve G Oct 8, 2015.

 

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Josh L. replied to Brian O'Halloran's discussion Crashes on Saturday Group Rides
"hmmm...I was on Sheridan for a few hours 9-11 and didn't see anything. "
Jul 17
George Schick replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"I like the sentence in one of the bullet points, "..."It was unclear if all the bikes were single file or if they were two abreast at any time," he (Sgt. Jame CAm reported...""
Jul 16
Marc A. Irwin replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"A statement by the defendant's lawyer has been released.  Marc"
Jul 16
Jim Kline replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"...or when he was smoking meth everyday ...or when he held her captive in the hotel room ...or the previous girlfriend when he beat up her 8 yr old daughter. This guy is a sh*tbag who should have received real help from his "friends",…"
Jul 15
Jim Kline replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"ordered :D"
Jul 15
Marc A. Irwin replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"New information regarding this incident has been released via FOI. Marc"
Jul 15
Josh L. replied to dauber's discussion LFT construction updates???
"They seem to be working their way methodically south.  They've done a good job protecting the work with the fences and the surface seems quite nice.  You should be able to commute around it without long delays. I'm just glad they…"
Jul 14
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Very disturbing. Wish his girlfriend had reported him when she saw him take all of the pills.  "
Jul 14
Marc A. Irwin replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"New story of the incident released this morning on MLive. Marc"
Jul 14
Marc A. Irwin replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"If anybody would like a way to contribute to the families, the KBC has created a jersey for with 20% of sale dedicated to the victim's. It's a Michigan map with Kzoo marked by the chainlink heart symbol from Kalamazoo Strong. "
Jul 14
Josh L. replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
"This woman illegally parked in the bike lane on Grand. She left her car entirely (she was nowhere in site) with the blinkers on.  There are no offices where she parked so I assume her meeting was blocks away. She appears to have some…"
Jul 13
pelotom replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2016/07/injured_kalamazoo_bicyclist_fe.html Hopefull story of recovery: "Injured Kalamazoo cyclist shares story of rehabilitation.""
Jul 13
Josh L. replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
"I just realized that the fine is $150 for not just parking but even idling in the bike lane. What I see more and more is people just sitting in their car, texting, etc.  I thought you had to be parked (out of the car) to trigger a ticket. The…"
Jul 8
Josh L. replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
"It's the Marriott...their lower entrance on Rush (not on Michigan Avenue. Take a look at the photo below....even the day when Google Maps photo'd the block there was illegal parking - marked in red. Note that the cab stand is on Rush in…"
Jul 8
Josh L. replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
"thanks a lot for tweeting that Yasmeen! Every day the taxis at that cab stand are in the bike lane. I have complained to the hotel's GM but he says it's up to the CPD to enforce the laws.   What I'd like him to do is not let any…"
Jul 8
Josh L. replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
"Here's the taxi belong to the nice gentleman who was parked in the bike lane at the cab stand on Grand/Rush.  Taxis here always park illegally.   When I told him I would report him he said "I don't care; they won't do…"
Jul 8

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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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