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Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Apr 12.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
"It is unfortunate... this same sort of impolite, aggressive or dangerous behavior on the part of some cyclists also occurs on the street - not just the LFT - and it is this behavior that's at the root of what drives some dislike for cyclists on…"
Apr 12
Tricolor replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
"That's always a pet peeve of mine especially since it requires ignoring a stop sign and turning into an oncoming lane because of the speed they're carrying. And that's before mentioning any vehicle traffic."
Apr 12
Mike Zumwalt replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
""Improved the situation" only from Oak to Barry and Ardmore to Foster the stretch between Foster to Belmont and the Tennis courts in the middle are worse than before.  And the road cyclists are jumping off the trail going on the road…"
Apr 12
Mike Zumwalt replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
"The trail that runs paralell to the UP North Metra is wider and much less crowded for them to ride on. I was signaling with my left hand to go onto the new wall at Fullerton and a cyclist was coming in the other lane and as I was moving to the left…"
Apr 12
John Greenfield replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Robbers target cyclists on Lakefront Trail in Kenwood: police
"Streetsblog coverage of a third attack on at female cyclist on Tuesday near 37th Street: https://chi.streetsblog.org/2019/04/11/there-have-been-a-series-of-early-evening-attacks-on-cyclists-on-the-south-lakefront/ Fox News reports that there…"
Apr 12
Anne Alt replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
"Ride intelligently and be mindful of others, and do ride defensively. It is not a race. Or not a race anymore.  Thank you. Well said."
Apr 11
Tricolor replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
"They'd be heading up to Highland Park making a nuisance of themselves on Sheridan Road."
Apr 11
Ernesto Lube replied to John Greenfield's discussion Class, Race, and Sharing Space on the Lakefront Trail
""That said, I think the point I made earlier is that I'm not a huge fan of throwing ppl in a bucket with a label, I'd rather focus on the behavior that's problematic. I've ridden the LFT with a kit and carefully slowed down…"
Apr 11

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
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http://votewithyourfeetchicago.blogspot.com

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John Greenfield

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 9:59pm

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At 5:33pm on August 25, 2011, Andrew said…
Done.  Thanks again for leading the ride on Saturday.
At 8:09pm on June 21, 2010, J M said…
Was curious if you were going to lead another Perimeter Ride this summer. If so, when?
At 11:56am on January 27, 2010, Matt Roben said…
Hi John- I am so sorry I missed your friend request back in October regarding the Midnight Circus show/Time Out article- BUMMER! I will definitely keep you informed the next time I am using my bike for anything fun and circusy...
At 7:40pm on December 12, 2009, Andrew Bedno said…
If memory serves, today may have been the first time we've well met. I've long appreciated your contribution to the cause of bikes, anticipated meeting you, and was not disappointed.
At 4:32pm on August 24, 2009, JoAnna said…
oops, that's a thanks to David the Great for biking through the hood with me... hmmm. what exactly was in that "rainbow cone?" Actually they are opening up another location on Diversey near Halsted...
At 12:09pm on August 24, 2009, David the Great said…
I really like your profile picture. :)
At 12:53am on August 23, 2009, Ian said…
John,

Great ride, great route! Thank you.
At 11:58am on August 18, 2009, Wobbly said…
I did a VERY rough outline of last year's perimeter map here if you wanted to update...
At 11:55am on June 26, 2009, jessiejane said…
Hello John, Will you be planning a Michael Jackson tribute ride? Or at least a little song?
I hope so!
Jessica
At 2:49pm on May 4, 2009, John said…
Glad you could make it John - I think there should have been a prize for "sweetest ride" because you would have won.
 
 
 

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