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Shoulder to shoulder
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I think it's inconsiderate when people walk or bike shoulder to shoulder in certain situations.For example- the 606. There really isn't room for a group of people to walk shoulder to shoulder without…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert on Thursday.

Wrong way cyclists- an observation
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Whenever someone is riding the wrong way towards me, I notice that as they approach they will expect me to veer into traffic that I can't see coming while they go on the side closest to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Waymond Smith Apr 17.

No backpack rule at Pete's fresh market: discriminatory to cyclists?
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At the Pete's where I regularly do groceries on Madison by Western, they've started to get more vocal with me about their enforcement of their no backpack rule (the security folks at the door have).…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Oct 10, 2016.

Opinions on this interaction between police officer and cyclist
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https://youtu.be/M933nmdes5ICyclist in Merced California arrested for apparently not giving ID so he could be ticketed for biking on the sidewalk. What say…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Sep 20, 2016.

 

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Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"David?"
Thursday
Irvin Steinert replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"Once while walking in the Lincoln Park area I had literally bumped into a woman who was on roller blades, drifting backwards diagonally across the sidewalk while talking to someone ten feet away from her. Oblivious to her surroundings, she…"
Thursday
Anne Alt replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"Classic!"
Wednesday
mike w. replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
Wednesday
V W and Tom A.K. are now friends
Wednesday
Anne Alt replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"+1  I have bells on most of my bikes. This is one of the biggest reasons."
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Ok yay I know how to embed now. Once again that's the pic of thE aggressive lady from last night."
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thanks Tom!"
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Lol! Also if I recall correctly the other sides of the car weren't much cleaner. And looking at the picture now, also what looks like a puddle forming under the car."
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Lol! Hmm. I'm not seeing it. Here's what I see."
Wednesday
Sean Newby replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"I don't mind people walking/running/biking side by side when they are courteous enough to tighten up a little when being passed. I find this to be the case more often than not. It's the twits that are rude about it or blatantly taking up…"
Wednesday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"So. I see stuff in the bike lane all the time, but often I'm too in a rush to stop and take a picture. Sometimes I will take a picture and then I forget to post it here. Or it'll be too blurry anyway upon review. Today just a short while…"
Wednesday
V W replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"I usually don't say anything anyway. I just pack it into a ball and then post about it here. But yeah, a bell is a good idea. I don't have one on any of my bikes."
Tuesday
Yasmeen replied to V W's discussion Shoulder to shoulder
"Get a bell. You don't have to use words. This will always be a problem. ;-)"
Tuesday
V W posted a discussion

Shoulder to shoulder

I think it's inconsiderate when people walk or bike shoulder to shoulder in certain situations.For example- the 606. There really isn't room for a group of people to walk shoulder to shoulder without forcing bikes to go into oncoming traffic to go around them. When I'm on foot on the 606 I am usually by myself and in the far corner (the blue thing on the side or just walking on the grass where it's available.) If I was with a group of two I think we could manage to go shoulder to shoulder and…See More
Tuesday

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Mountain, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I love biking

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