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Bike Video from Chicago (1939)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT_xDofi28kContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Apr 17, 2014.

Watch out for Divvy Trucks
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I rode by a non-unformed guy loading up Divvy bikes into a Ryder van the other day and thought it suspicious but was in a rush so I didn't stop.Today I saw a Divvy-uniformed worker loading up bikes…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chitown_Mike Oct 11, 2013.

$20 off Divvy
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Don't know if this has been posted but I just got this in my inbox and figured I'd send it along.Here's how you can get $20 OFF an Annual Membership that gives you access to 1000s of bikes at 100s of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Dworzanski Aug 30, 2013.

 

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pat 5.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do you use hand signals while riding?
"I 'try' to signal all turns or lane changes.  I signal slowing down very rarely.  One instance I can remember was when I knew something was coming and it may not have been expected to others.  There was a short stretch of…"
Jan 6
pat 5.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do you use hand signals while riding?
"The trouble with only signaling when traffic is around is that using signals is most beneficial for YOU th signaler when there are people around that you don't know about.   "
Jan 6
pat 5.5mi replied to Andronymous's discussion Sign the petition: Two tickets for murder
"I signed because... I don't want this to happen to my daughter."
Dec 9, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Alex Z's discussion Acceptable to shoal in this circumstance?
"I would go around to the car's left. Caveat: I would do this only if I was familiar with the light, in the sense that I was confident that I could filter through the cars to the front before the light turns green.  If not, then I would…"
Oct 29, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"The Morgan Street Bridge near UIC has reopened to car/bike traffic."
Oct 8, 2014
pat 5.5mi posted a discussion
Sep 30, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"You: Everyone on a bike back in Chicago. Me: Guy driving a rental car in North Dallas for work for the week. Can't wait to rejoin you at the end of the week."
Jun 3, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"What about Halsted?  "
May 28, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Amanda W's discussion NIMBYs invalidate my newly purchased Divvy membership
"I rode past both the new and old stations today.  I'm not sure why the new location has less of a capacity constraint versus the old since there was room at the old location for expansion to the current size.  If this is a…"
May 12, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Amanda W's discussion NIMBYs invalidate my newly purchased Divvy membership
"Chalk one up for the NIMBYs. The station was moved up the street over the weekend.  Its now at Waveland/Pine Grove in front of the FFC."
May 12, 2014
pat 5.5mi posted a discussion
Apr 17, 2014
pat 5.5mi commented on Dubi Kaufmann's blog post bike video
Apr 17, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to h' 1.0's discussion Backup cameras to be required on all new cars by 2018
"I very much agree.  On the radio they were touting this as leading the way to "no more sore necks from straining to turn around when backing up"... What abut putting the screen BEHIND the driver facing forwards, so you would have to…"
Apr 1, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Broken ankle (fibula). Advice requested
"Long stories but I preferred the UK bar far.  Both in terms of the quality of the medical care and my personal experience as a patient (ER experience, finding doctors, making appointments, insurance, personal interactions). "
Mar 31, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Broken ankle (fibula). Advice requested
"I broke my right ankle in February 2008, then my left ankle later that year in September (moms, don't let our kids play hockey).  Very different experiences since one was treated by the NHS in the UK, and the other happened here in the US.…"
Mar 31, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Jimmy Baham's discussion Chicago + Bikes = Sucks
"You've done a poor job not talking trash"
Mar 7, 2014

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The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town

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