"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…"
"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."
""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…"
"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…"
""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…"
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...