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Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
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I am sick of the of police representatives making excuses for drivers who crush cyclists.Yesterday a 37-year-old woman was traveling down Milwaukee Ave., in a bike lane to the right of a dump truck.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago on Friday.

Favorite autumn rides
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It's Halloween, it's Halloween, it's Halloween! (The Shaggs, 1969).  I can feel my favorite season creeping in, something about the cool air in the mornings and evenings.  Does anyone care to share…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MagMileMarauder Sep 25.

E-bikes taking the lead in bikeshare
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There is a certain sense of inevitability to e-bikes now.  Slowly, I'm beginning to see some positives.  I will never regard a vehicle that can propel itself with no pedaling at all as as a bicycle. …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 30.

The future (or already present) of scooters
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Here we go.  Now we have the fat-tire 25-mph models out and ready for the bike and multi-use paths. The problem with things with motors is that once they are given an inch, they will rapidly take a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube Aug 2.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Thank you for the insights Mike, clp and Filka B.  To add - the first paragraph of the comment isn't a disclaimer, it's integral to the post and is in the context of the thread title and circumstances (more on that at the end)…"
Friday
Filka Bean replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"This is a well-written comment. Most telling for me is the careful intro paragraph. Might i respectfully suggest: any time you feel the need for such a disclaimer it’s your conscience trying to tell you “this is not the time or…"
Friday
Yasmeen replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Filka Bean, Thanks for posting the article. "
Thursday
Mike Muczynaki replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Well put, ketoguy."
Thursday
clp replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"ketoguy wrote: ....it is dangerous to dismiss efforts to more safely conduct our own riding as merely "victim blaming." Individual cyclists have more control over their own behavior than of the behavior of anyone else... I couldn't…"
Thursday
ketoguychicago replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"The truck driver had a duty to ensure the turn was safe, and the driver failed.  However, the design of the environment (and mis-information and mis-perception about the safety of such environments) substantially contributes to such a failure,…"
Wednesday
Filka Bean replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
Wednesday
ketoguychicago replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Which can be said of many collisions, including some right hook collisions where a rider enters a turning vehicle's blind spot.  This design moves the hook collision to a crossing collision.  Slowing down at intersections may be a…"
Wednesday
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"I also want to add Lisa Kuivinen in particular because the street layout is similar to the one further up Milwaukee."
Tuesday
Chris Hainey replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
Nov 11
TonyP replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"And that's the rub of protected\buffered bike lanes, a cyclist becomes little more than a pedestrian with tires, and not the vehicle that it really is."
Nov 11
David P. replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"This just means that you're riding too fast for conditions "
Nov 11
ketoguychicago replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Which merely highlights yet another fatal flaw: "However, if you're a fast rider, you may find you don't always have enough time to spot right-turning drivers, and vice-versa.""
Nov 10
Yasmeen replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Actually, John Greenfield’s comment to the opinion piece is worth reading: For what it's worth, when a street is reconfigured for parking-protected bike lanes, CDOT eliminates a few parking spaces near intersections in an effort to…"
Nov 10
clp replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"Good short read ketoguy!  Thank you ...[PBLs] also suck for cyclists because of the constraints it places on drivers trying to turn from the side street onto the larger road: the protected bike lane is so close to the curb that drivers…"
Nov 10
ketoguychicago replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"More important info on this issue from almost TWO years ago.  This is a known issue, and yet CDOT keeps doing this.  https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/protected-bike-lanes-worst/Content?oid=37062104"
Nov 9

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
It's always good to learn from others.
About me:
Veteran rider of the South Side streets. Still alive but somewhat damaged.

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At 1:47pm on September 3, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

Thank you, Jim !  I appreciate your good work here ! Community !  . . .

At 4:39am on October 20, 2016, Tom Limon said…
Thanks for the great feedback, yeah it took me a while to explore and stumble upon some of these places. Thanks for pointing out my typo as well, I corrected it. :)
 
 
 

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