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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.

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.

When will the Spring/Summer Bike to work Rally take place?
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I know the winter one is this coming Friday, January 26.  When  is the warm weather rally?  Looking around the ATA site is looks like they are planning a 530pm event on 6-21. Is this replacing the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Short 2.9 Jan 29.

installing Planet Bike Cascadia Fender on Trek 520 with disc brakes
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I am installing Planet Bike Cascadia Fenders on my Trek 520 disc.  I had researched and these fenders are supposed to be disc brake compatible. I think the rear will not be too difficult but I am…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Jan 15.

 

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David Barish replied to Dirke's discussion Current state of GPS units for navigation - 2018
"I  have found DC Rainmaker  to be a  reliable source for reviewing and  comparing these  products.  I  bought a  Suunto Ambit 2 watch in 2015 and it  was great for plotting  routes via the website,…"
Jul 12
David Barish replied to JS's discussion manshoaling
"Hmm.  I read this thread today after  being  away over the holiday.  I liked Tom's  reply on  7-3 essentially saying  he will  ask  anybody on the side  of the road  who looks  like…"
Jul 9
Anne Alt replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"I see this too often on some racks in the general vicinity of Dearborn and Monroe. There are some really selfish rack hogs out there."
Jul 3
David Barish replied to dav's discussion Is There A Word For This?
"With  eyes  and mind  open this is  called anticipatory. With eyes and mind closed this  is called  suicidal."
Jul 3
David Henri replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"I will have to keep an eye out for these, as the only bike racks I've seen (with the exception of the sinusoidal ones) are the standard U shape.  These are designed for two bikes, one on each side.  I've seen people hang their…"
Jul 3
Filka Bean replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"I studied with a self-defense teacher who encouraged us to make up a back-story to excuse irrational confrontations like this so that we could avoid getting emotionally drawn in. For example, in David’s story i might imagine, “oh wow,…"
Jul 2
David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"picture the new inverted  U locks  in the loop. Sometimes there are multiple U's with one U next  to  an upside down U next to another U. If  bikes park  perpendicular to the rack four  bikes can park on …"
Jul 2
David Henri replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"Good story Dave, but I'm having a hard time trying to picture one bike locked to a rack, taking up the entire rack, which apparently can hold four (4) bikes.  What kind of rack was it? And I loved " I was  miffed and …"
Jul 2
curt(is) locke replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"There is evidently some confusion or conflating of "civility" with "politeness" or "gentility." Being less evolved, however, I still reserve the right to tell some to "f@ck off" when they cross the line."
Jul 2
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"Of course angry enraged people want to be right.  Of course we should respond to angry uncivil actions with civility.  If we avoid engaging upon uncivil actions they will only multiply and deteriorate society further.  The person…"
Jul 1
David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"I have been fascinated by the Sanders Huckabee story and the discussion that followed but didn't think about it when I wrote this true story...at least consciously. After reading your post I wonder how much it informed my reaction to my accusor…"
Jul 1
Steve Fiete replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"Thank you for posting this.  This does seem to fit into the current debate about whether we should respond to angry uncivil actions with civility.  Other options are to go low, or not respond.  Although the main stream discussion is…"
Jul 1
David Barish replied to John Greenfield's discussion Hot Weather Biking Tips for This Scorching Weekend
"John- Thank you for  sharing this  excellent advice.   Tomorrow I  plan to ride  to the rally.  I  will  use my  touring bike which has two bottle holders rather than the one on my commuter. …"
Jun 29
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
Jun 28
Maurice replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"Smoking sets a good example for children, apparently."
Jun 28
David P. replied to David Barish's discussion black, white, gray and the rules of the road
"A bad example for children!! Oh, the horror. "
Jun 28

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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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