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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 Mike Schwab 15 hours ago.

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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

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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 Yasmeen's discussion A Female Divvy Rider Was Hit By a Truck This Morning
12 hours ago
Mike Schwab replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Photos of tire tracks where he took a shortcut through a yard right next to a house and over a sign, about 1 mile before the crash.  http://fox17online.com/2016/06/30/photos-released-in-kalamazoo-bicycle-crash-investigation/ "
15 hours ago
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Got a little wet riding to #ChicagoBotanicGarden, but I'm still #KalamazooStrong. "
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Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"All day Sunday, to show our support, cyclists everywhere are being asked to ride, take pictures and tag them on social media with‪#‎ridekalamazoostrong‬ (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)This is to help show our solidarity for the 9…"
Jun 25
Anne Alt replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Well said. Thank you."
Jun 23
Lisa Curcio replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"The distinction is that Brock was found guilty, beyond a reasonable doubt, by a jury. "
Jun 22
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Agreed. My comment is not a reflection on the justice system. My comment is a reflection on how there are people that don't accept responsibility for their actions. I felt the same way about Brock defending his actions and blaming the victim in…"
Jun 22
Lisa Curcio replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"There is a process in this country which is often disparaged. In the U.S., EVERYONE is innocent until proven guilty. The burden of proof is on the prosecution. We do not try people in the media or in the "court of public opinion".…"
Jun 22
Lisa Curcio replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Just saw this.  The guy who defended John Wayne Gacy is now a retired judge.  As to other comments, see David Barish comment below."
Jun 22
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"This is a bad news day. I wish drivers that killed innocent people would accept responsibility for their actions. Pleading "not-guilty" seems very wrong to me. :-( Police: Driver on drugs when he killed Michigan bicyclists Pickett, 50,…"
Jun 22
David Barish replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"He must have a lawyer. A serious charge has been leveled against the man.  Any lawyer who does criminal defense work would take this man's case. That does not mean they agree with what he did or that they want him to go free. They want to…"
Jun 10
Paul Lazzaro replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Looking at how smashed up his truck was, I can believe that he sustained some kind of injury.  However, he was able to abandon the truck and flee on foot, so his injury can't be too severe.  In this case, blaming the dead might not…"
Jun 10
George Schick replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Yup. That's my take on it, too."
Jun 10
Jim Reho replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"I saw that report.  Just speculating, purely, but I think this has more to do with him lawyering up than any injury on his part.  Buying time, in other words.  I myself would expect some attorney, private or a public defender, to crop…"
Jun 10
Jim Reho replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"Matt Hollander, you know that every cyclist in this city of Chicago, or country of the U.S.A., or the continent of North America, or maybe the world, is with the cyclists and people of Kalamazoo.  "
Jun 10
Jim Reho replied to Josh L.'s discussion Tragedy Strikes: Deaths, injuries reported after vehicle hits bicyclists in Michigan
"It's unbelievable how hard that scumbag hit those people.  It's like a small nuclear weapon destroyed them.  Here's a link to his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/picketts.garage He is a scumbag and was a scumbag way…"
Jun 10

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
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About me:
General outdoor enthusiast who loves biking in all forms...commuting, long distance rides, and even the occasional lakefront. Winter biking too!
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