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David Barish
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Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
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I got an  e-mail from  them yesterday.  It is reflected on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/327502661313125/I felt…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Greenfield Feb 8.

Sadly he is no longer in a "spot of bother."
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Paul Sherwen, a broadcaster who cycling  fans have been listening to for  years has  passed away.  In typical British  understatement he would  describe a  racer who was feeling  the  effects of  a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 5, 2018.

black, white, gray and the rules of the road
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I have  followed  some threads here  lately that  have mused  on rules,  laws and whether  they should be  strictly enforced. I have  read thoughtful posts from many and often  at variance with  one…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jul 3, 2018.

tip of the helmet to a motorist
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Too often we  find motorists who infuriate us if not endanger us. Every once  in a while  we find a kindred spirit or a friendly face. Rather  than  the typical  rant thread how about one where we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Mar 29, 2018.

 

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David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding Songs... Chime in!
"I assume that  I  am not listening on headphones since i am in traffic.  I would be  using a Boombot or some other  speaker. That means anything soft or subtle will not be  heard over the din of  the streets. That…"
11 hours ago
David Barish replied to Tooscrapps's discussion "Say something"/"On your left" righteousness
"Although we are  outside  subject to  the wind  and vehicular  traffic we still hear  tone of voice.  There are  other threads where this has been discussed.  Sometimes a  bell or  an …"
Mar 8
David Barish replied to Tooscrapps's discussion "Say something"/"On your left" righteousness
"I  get it but it is a tough call. Sometimes we are doing something, whether  on  the bike or elsewhere, and we are  in  our zone. We get  spooked when somebody passes on their bike, or when somebody walks into a room.…"
Mar 8
David Barish replied to Peter Gibson's discussion Looking for a route, Northbrook to the lakefront trail
"I think Glenview Rd or Church  Street is best to either get you east.   Wind you way through  the neighborhood behind the shopping center at  the southeast corner  of  Willow/Pfingston. I have  ridden…"
Mar 6
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"I  do  not live in the city but  find the turnout  depressing. This  is not  a comment  on  who won and  who lost. The two  winners would have  been  very  high  on my list if I…"
Feb 27
David Barish replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion How rusty if your chain?
"There is no still  picture of this but there is a movie. That movie shows the chain getting dirty, getting clean, getting dirty,  getting clean,  rinse, wash,  repeat."
Feb 22
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Meeting 9/13 RE: Stone Bridge over the North Shore Channel
"I understand the moniker "Stone Bridge" but feel  that  Ald. Stone deserves no credit here. I  like to  refer to this as the Paper Bridge as paper covers rock (stone). I drove by the sight  late yesterday afternoon…"
Feb 18
John Greenfield replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
Feb 8
Yasmeen replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
"Nice! Glad you made it out! You are so right - so much thanks for everyone that worked this event in the freezing cold to support bike winter in Chicago. "
Feb 8
Brian W replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
"It was so unbelievably cold this morning, I can't believe that there were people out manning the booths at the Winter Bike to Work Day rally! Since I live in Irving Park and work in Streeterville I had to go a bit out of the way to stop by the…"
Feb 8
Active Transportation Alliance replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
"Hi! The Winter Bike to Work Day Rally has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb 8th from 7am - 9am in Daley Plaza. Hope you can join us! "
Feb 5
Anne Alt replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
"Smart move on their part, considering how long the Active Trans staffers would have to be out in that cold standing around."
Jan 24
David Barish posted a discussion

Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally

I got an  e-mail from  them yesterday.  It is reflected on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/327502661313125/I felt like a weenie when  I cancelled Evanston Bike Club's ride down to  the event after  seeing projections for zero at best at the time we would ride. It's going  to be  one of those days  where  I will still wear goggles simply walking to the train. I know the hardcore will  scoff at this.   So be it.…See More
Jan 24
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Moving, Job Hunting - How Much Is Bike Riding a Factor In Your Choices?
"I stayed in  my last  job much  longer than I  should have stayed.  That job had a shower and  I  was  able to bring  my bike up to the office rather than lock it outside. "
Jan 17
David Barish replied to Dan Allison's discussion North Branch/North Shore Channel trail questions
"Not sure where you live  in  Lincoln Square but  a very easy straight line  to  Evanston  is to simply take California north from  Lawrence. Lawrence has a  bike lane.  California is a  very good…"
Jan 10
David Barish replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"2004.  The  5k years are long in the  rear view  mirror. "
Dec 31, 2018

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
bike stuff
About me:
long time commuter. Past President of Evanston Bike Club. I represent injured workers.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.kfeej.com

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