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Found parts
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Found a bunch of new bike parts on the LFT between Diversey and Fullerton around Noon Saturday April 6th.If you can describe them I'll meet you and give them too you.Post here first then I'll give…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube Apr 10.

Bike Lanes
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Going over some old photos and looking at some new threads and saw a couple pics from Detroit that have bike lanes in them or spots for biking?Hard to tell from the pics since I haven't lived there…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Feb 15.

Found U lock

A Kryptonite full size that fell off the bike? The wimpy rubber strap on the holder that attach to your frame was torn No key In Oz park Continue

Started Aug 20, 2018

 

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Mike Zumwalt replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"No!  I follow you on Twitter I log in here to check what's going on. I have an bike lane uprising account You e mail me directly I asked a question via one platform and don't want to create a Pinterest, Instagram,Facebook,My Space…"
Apr 23
Mike Zumwalt replied to Bike Lane Uprising's discussion BLU Day Of Service - Adopt a bike lane
"I signed up and checked my e mail and is the highlighted in Yellow my stretch or the Black color above? There's no names associated with the numbers I thought I was picking Illinois because I know of some problems in that lane. 43 and 43"
Apr 22
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion It's Not Ok. It's Tragically Wrong.
"Terrible. 2nd degree murder is a step in the right direction given Chicago tickets for the same "accident" were failure to yield. $75  Put down the phone and pay attention!"
Apr 21
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
Ernesto Lube replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Found parts
"Gotcha.  Brake calipers and the cables? Eek! Someone did not zip up their bag all the way. "
Apr 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"There are very small Yellow signs pointing at seperation points and the signage is on the very obvious seperated or shared paths like Ardmore to Foster or From Oak to Fullerton. Also if your exit is between Montrose and Foster you need to go…"
Apr 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Found parts
"I figured they fell out but just trying to be a good Samaritan but now I have a new U lock now(with keys), brake calipers and cables. I found a set of keys on the road and a U lock without keys which don't match or do any good to me."
Apr 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"The Gaggle of Teenage girls too! Walking 4 wide all staring at their phones texting each other as the walk. "
Apr 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"Follow the path in a linear fashion and it puts you in oncoming several times. The Montrose underpass is one (plus it floods and fills with mud,leaves and ice. Heading North past Barry you are in the Southbound lanes after the parking lot…"
Apr 10
Mike Zumwalt replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"Belmont and Montrose are horrible! Then the area around the Totem and Tennis courts! I predicted this last year it will continue to be more dangerous than it was when everyone shared one path. Combine that with the Sponsered spandex guys trying to…"
Apr 10
Ernesto Lube replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Found parts
"Like the Centurion bike that has a broken form and has been locked to a post? Kidding. I am sure if they're new parts, they could be tools that fell out of someone's bag. "
Apr 7
Mike Zumwalt replied to JeffB's discussion Northerly Island path collapse
"It was a nice park after they closed Miegs field then the park district had a great idea to make it better by re doing it and putting a lagoon in the middle then party tents and Urban camping which essentially turns public space private."
Apr 6
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Found parts

Found a bunch of new bike parts on the LFT between Diversey and Fullerton around Noon Saturday April 6th.If you can describe them I'll meet you and give them too you.Post here first then I'll give you contact info.See More
Apr 6
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding Songs... Chime in!
"Thanks to Johns recent post I have Judas Priest in my head... Breaking the law breaking the law"
Apr 6
Mike Zumwalt replied to John Greenfield's discussion Breakin' the law: What should Chicago do about bicyclists who don't follow the rules?
"They should up the penalties for breaking the law, the current ones are too lax. I laugh at being arrested! My bike impounded? Try again. A $250 fine? I can pay that every day. I'm buying a car and kill someone and get a $75 failure to yield…"
Apr 6

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What I ride:
Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town, My job involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I ride a bike.
About me:
10 years without owning a car.

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At 7:23pm on August 10, 2013, Fran Kondorf said…

Hi Mike-

 Those are pretty much my stompin' grounds as well.

Be glad to pick it up at your convenience.

 -FK

At 9:09am on July 28, 2011, Katie Jo Schuler said…
Oh yeah how's your toe?
 
 
 

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