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Intersection Interpretations(?)
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Hi Everybody, I am just curious what the consensus is on where to stop when riding eastbound on Kinzie at Canal. This morning another cyclist yelled at another guy and me because we rolled up to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Aug 8, 2016.

 

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Filka Bean replied to clp's discussion Starting the Mayor on the Right Foot
"Thanks for sharing this link, clp. I do support the suggestions of the ATA, for what it’s worth. And i think your suggestions are interesting as well; what do you see the bike czar doing, exactly? And why spend money dismantling protected…"
Tuesday
Filka Bean replied to Steve Johnson's discussion Nationwide trail
"Sad but true... i thought this would be a cool symbol, even if i only ever rode segments. Better than strapping on a pool noodle and hoping for the best! Plus, “this land is our land” so why should the rail companies just sit on it?"
Sunday
Filka Bean replied to rothar's discussion Commuting from Riverside Area
"Ah, sorry: i ride that for fun... hope you find a riding partner/group!"
Sunday
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion Critical Mass
"Right on! Critical Mass is a great antidote to that feeling that we "don't belong on the streets." That good feeling sticks with me for weeks after a CCM ride."
Dec 17, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion The Pedestrian Strikes Back
"Thanks for sharing this Bob! I'm noticing more and more people speaking out or writing about this disconnect. And especially in NYC, where critics have argued that congestion pricing, for example, is a regressive tax on the poor... Despite the…"
Dec 17, 2018
Filka Bean replied to DRU Williams-Clark's discussion Bike locked to my bike - scam?
"Ugh, this has come up in other threads before, but it never turned out to be a scam... What did you do? And let us know if your bike is still there tomorrow!"
Dec 17, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Wuffie's discussion LFP - Car Wreck
"Hi John, thanks for this comment and sorry that i didn’t spot it sooner. Yes i was refering to the number of women featured in the images and i’m glad to know your rationale. Personally i feel there’s a fine line between…"
Nov 30, 2018
Filka Bean replied to dav's discussion Safe Distance Question
"There’s at least one video i saw online by cyclist who happenned to record a close pass and a cop immediately ticketing that driver... very gratifying but i guess astronomically rare!"
Nov 30, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion I Feel Invisible
"Wha-a-a-at? Parked in the bike lane? Here in Chicago?!? Glad it wasn’t actually as scary as the picture looks!"
Nov 16, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Wuffie's discussion LFP - Car Wreck
"I’m a real fan of Streetsblog, and grateful for the coverage. That said, there’s something that his photos always seem to feature somehow..."
Nov 15, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion I Feel Invisible
"Seriously! So what happenned when the driver caught up to those cyclists?"
Nov 15, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Vondo's discussion Is drinking PBR required to be an "urban cyclist"?
"I just saw this on AHTBM; thanks for dusting off the old thread! So we all have to start drinking Newcastle now?"
Nov 15, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion I Feel Invisible
"I hadn’t connected it to the time change, but i notice people seeming more oblivious every year when the weather turns cold, and the last week has been typical that way, yeah. :P"
Nov 14, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion I Feel Invisible
"This is hilarious: one message option looks like it ought to be “if you can read this, you’re too close!”"
Nov 14, 2018
Filka Bean replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Nice, thanks Eric!"
Nov 14, 2018
Filka Bean replied to Gage B.'s discussion New Lakefront Path Pavement- Northside
"Ah, “evening out bumps” they’re the best!"
Nov 12, 2018

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
i was looking for good chicago biking resources
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
no
About me:
:) live at Ashland/Cermack and bike everywhere I can!
My first bike:
Schwinn Predator ca. 83.

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