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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 11.5 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.

Stop light arrhythmia
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Bill and I are riding  east on  Washington after our Wednesday morning ride to Wishbone for breakfast. We are both heading  towards the loop.  At Halsted I see the counter on  the light telling me…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Dec 13, 2017.

 

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Evanston Ride of Silence at Wheel and Sprocket

May 16, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
The Evanston Ride of  Silence  will  start and end at  Wheel  and  Sprocket,  The ride is sponsored by the Evanston Bike Club, www.evanstonbikeclub.org and Wheel and Sprocket.  We will  slowly  ride  in  silence to  remember those who have  been killed or  injured on  the roads. We will  end the  ride with a moment of loudness and then have snacks and beverages provided by our friends at Wheel  and  Sprocket. See More
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David Barish replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Red means stop
"This threadlet is interesting. Do you  call  out? I agree with the negative sentiment. I don't call out the annoying. I might shake my head, but to  myself.  When I  see a rider where  I question …"
May 11
David Barish replied to BikeScnhook's discussion Waterproof bike clothing...for fatsos???
"I don't  know  how  big big is. I  am an xl  sometimes and an xxl other times. I am  at the  border  of  cyclingwear but  can mostly find things.  I saw  your post  and…"
May 10
David Barish replied to mike w.'s discussion Use a fitness tracker or Strava?
"The ACLU forewarned us.  This video  was posted in 2006.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNJl9EEcsoE"
May 7
David Barish posted an event
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Evanston Ride of Silence at Wheel and Sprocket

May 16, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
The Evanston Ride of  Silence  will  start and end at  Wheel  and  Sprocket,  The ride is sponsored by the Evanston Bike Club, www.evanstonbikeclub.org and Wheel and Sprocket.  We will  slowly  ride  in  silence to  remember those who have  been killed or  injured on  the roads. We will  end the  ride with a moment of loudness and then have snacks and beverages provided by our friends at Wheel  and  Sprocket. See More
May 7
David Barish replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Red means stop
"But there is no denying the  eloquence  in your  succinct take down of the thread.Whether  or  not  I agree...touche!"
May 1
David Barish replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Red means stop
"We don't need to get hung up on whether there is a full stop or whether there is an idaho stop. i personally stop, just  like  Anne. I am the guy you run into because I am not moving when  the light is red.  We can  set…"
Apr 30
David Barish replied to John Greenfield's discussion Dockless bike-share will launch in Chicago on Tuesday, May 1
"John,  it  is sad to say that "free floating"  was  the correct  term.  I  was  back in  Rockford this week and  a local  told me that  on  day one  of  Lime Bike…"
Apr 27
David Barish replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New bike share a step closer to being tested in Chicago
"I saw  Lime Bikes when I  was in downtown Rockford yesterday.   I did not see any riders but I saw plenty of  bikes.  20180416_101221.jpg"
Apr 17
Mark replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"I always try to give a wave or at least a nod to a motorist who waits or gives me extra space."
Mar 29
Adam C. replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"No stories to tell...yet, but reading these is making my morning that much brighter.  :~)"
Mar 29
TonyP replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"In my experience there are way more courteous drivers than jerks, but if 50 drivers show respect and one almost puts you into a curb, well, we all know which one gets remembered. I hung a camera under my saddle, pointing to the rear, and was…"
Mar 28
Ernesto Lube replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"Lakeshore Beverage at 8AM on Wabash, just north of the Roosevelt intersection. "
Mar 28
Anne Alt replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"Believe it or not, I've occasionally had pleasant exchanges with CTA bus drivers while going down the street. Yes, it does happen once in a while."
Mar 28
Michelle S replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"I came on Chainlink today to post about a recent crash and a scary near hit from the past two weeks, but I can't find the Close Calls thread, and now that I've read this thread, I feel that I should focus on the positive experiences,…"
Mar 28
David Barish replied to Jim Reho's discussion Was It Just Me?
"I  saw it  too. I figured it had to  do with getting my machine at  work back from  Dell and having a lot of administrative protection.  I, perhaps foolishly, said I  wanted to go in anyway and since  then…"
Mar 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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