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Horribly Hilly Hundreds 2019

Looks like I didn't get in the lottery.  Anyone with a spare registration?Continue

Started Feb 19

Lake Shore Drive Shutdown
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As of 4:29, both directions of the drive are shut down to cars.  Feel free to keep biking on the the lakefront trail though.About 100-150 people on the southbound lanes at Belmont.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Kastigar Aug 3, 2018.

 

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Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion A request...
"Oral surgery is about as fun as this."
Apr 10
Eric Pounder replied to John Greenfield's discussion Breakin' the law: What should Chicago do about bicyclists who don't follow the rules?
"Yes, yes, yes"
Apr 4
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding Songs... Chime in!
"Fugazi's "Waiting Room"   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMOAXm94VWo"
Mar 20
Eric Pounder posted a discussion

Horribly Hilly Hundreds 2019

Looks like I didn't get in the lottery.  Anyone with a spare registration?See More
Feb 19
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Wouldn't that mean that red light tickets aren't enforceable?  All the candidates at last night's forum were looking forward to working with JB on transportation issues, so if that's the problem perhaps we can get it…"
Jan 16
Eric Pounder replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"On Sunday, there was a bit of it that is still gravel by La Rabida and a few sections of sidewalk by the golf course missing, but otherwise open all the way to South Shore Cultural Center."
Nov 13, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Thanks for reposting the image.  I came from 18th street and had planned to go over the Metra tracks via the pedestrian bridge.  It was too crowded with people, so at the first switchback, the gate was open where buses where dropping…"
Nov 12, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Got stymied by bears pedestrian traffic trying to access the trail at the 18th street overpass, so I took this route to 31st CC274B08-8FA9-46FF-91BF-010909E122CA.jpeg"
Nov 11, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
""Police said the Uber driver had just dropped off a passenger and was sitting inside his car in the 100 block of West Elm around 2 a.m. when Hicks rode up on a bike while pointing a handgun at him. Hicks’ motive is not clear as he then…"
Sep 20, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to Lisa Gordon's discussion How is Damen Ave. these days?
"I like California north of Belmont instead of Damen.  Damen seems less friendly to bikes north of about Diversey and until recently has been poorly paved."
Sep 14, 2018
Eric Pounder is attending Scott Schaedel's event

2018 North Shore Century at Dawes Park (near the corner of Church Street and Sheridan Road) in Evanston IL

September 16, 2018 all day
The Evanston Bicycle Club’s North Shore Century offers incredibly scenic biking on routes of 25, 50, 62, and 100 miles. You'll experience beautiful neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tranquil tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan.  There are frequent rest stops stocked with home-baked goodies. Sags and bike mechanics are provided. Helmets are strongly urged!!The 2017 North Shore Century is on Sunday, September 16.   All rides start and…See More
Sep 14, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to Pete P's discussion Century Rides from the City
"Go to the website of your favorite ride and use their routes."
Aug 14, 2018
Bob Kastigar replied to Eric Pounder's discussion Lake Shore Drive Shutdown
"There were more cops than people!"
Aug 3, 2018
Eric Pounder posted a discussion

Lake Shore Drive Shutdown

As of 4:29, both directions of the drive are shut down to cars.  Feel free to keep biking on the the lakefront trail though.About 100-150 people on the southbound lanes at Belmont.See More
Aug 2, 2018
Eric Pounder replied to Jim Reho's discussion Electric Bike Controversy in NYC
"I regularly ride over 20 mph on the LFT with my purely human powered aluminum bike.  Sorry if that offends anyone who thinks I should slow down.  Rather than a "Lakefront Lance" I prefer "Lakefront Nairo Quintana"; but…"
Jul 17, 2018

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Distance, Social, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I like bikes!
My first bike:
Huffy bought at police auction

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