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What's this doing on the Chicago Lakefront Trail #chilft ?
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I find it disconcerting and embarrassing that cyclists leave their garbage along the side of the trail. If you can pack it in, you can certainly pack it out. Or at least pack it to the nearest trash…Continue

Tags: littering, #chiLFt

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Apr 3, 2018.

Bicycling Safety Survey
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Fellow cyclists:We are all aware of some biases held by drivers about bicyclists, and it is safe to say that there is bad behavior from all road users at times. BICYCLING magazine released a survey…Continue

Tags: safety, driving, distracted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Zammit Feb 24, 2017.

Who's up for a New Years Day -- Night Divvy Rally?
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My idea is to meet downtown at Daley Plaza at around 6 and then head over to the lakefront so we can gather as many people and as many Divvies as possible. We can go around a few neighborhoods N…Continue

Tags: rally, snow, night, Year, Divvy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Jan 1, 2014.

gravel grinder races
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I'm really curious about these rides/races.   Have you done one?  What was your expectation? What was your impression?  I'd like to know what kinds of bicycles people are using for these, whether…Continue

Tags: grind, grinder, cross, mountain, race

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Aug 27, 2013.

 

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Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
May 15
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"4th Ward Alderwoman Sophia King will be hosting a meeting TOMORROW evening to discuss plans for bike lanes in the South Loop community. This is an important opportunity for residents of the 4th Ward to show their support of complete streets…"
May 6
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"A communication from the Active Transportation Alliance Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Connect with us:   http://activetrans.org/sites/images/email/email_header.gif" class="CToWUd"…"
May 6
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Bravo!  Be careful out there! "
Feb 27
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I think you should consider Bob's suggestions. By the way I have made two reports to CTA about aggressive drivers. Both times I got a response. The second time I also sent a letter because the driver ran a stop sign and nearly hit me, forcing…"
Jan 16
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Hi Ernesto, I'm curious if you shared this video with ComEd and if so what response you got?  A few years ago I tweeted to them about unshoveled sidewalk adjacent to their sub-station in HP and they answered almost right away. Plus the…"
Jan 4
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"It is a bike lane on Harrison. At the very corner the bike lane and the turning lane do merge, that's true. But as Argonne says, the trucks, especially the pickup truck, are really just parked there They could be parked in a legal spot around…"
Dec 29, 2018
Bruce replied to Wuffie's discussion LFP - Car Wreck
"Correction. This was just north of the pedestrian bridge at 51st (not 53rd)."
Dec 20, 2018
Bruce replied to Wuffie's discussion LFP - Car Wreck
"This occurred at 53rd street, back in September. The guardrail was destroyed where the car went through. It still looks the same, several months later. I counted 85 steps from the end of the guardrail (pictured above to the last piece of debris I…"
Dec 20, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Fortunately the article doesn't say that exactly. Attorneys were making that argument (note that this article is from 2013).  Also, the following quote comes from the same article: David Van Allen, regional spokesman for the U.S. Postal…"
Dec 10, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I would't be surprised if the police sided with a postal worker in a situation like this. She is a federal worker. She would say that you were harassing or impeding her ability to do her job.  I don't say this to mean I am siding with…"
Dec 7, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Nov 22, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Ever seen one of  these in Chicago's bike lanes? https://www.denverpost.com/2018/11/21/denver-bike-lane-street-sweeping/"
Nov 22, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Nov 22, 2018
Bruce replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Thanks very much for posting this! Bruce"
Nov 9, 2018
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Today I saw a UIC Police officer giving a ticket to a driver standing in the bike lane in front of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum!  There was another vehicle in front of that one which he didn't approach. I was watching from a little…"
Nov 8, 2018

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What I ride:
Road, Vintage, Mountain, Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Bike Camping, Touring, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Love of all things bike.

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At 5:45pm on July 28, 2017, Argonne69 said…

No problem. Does Divvy want to call me, or email me?

 
 
 

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