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Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
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From the SunTimes:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blatherskate Oct 18, 2014.

St Patrick's Day parties hard in the bike lane
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Just a FYI, riding Division St between Ashland and Western this afternoon was a hot mess with the happy little green people and taxi dropoffs/pickups . I can only imagine what nightfall will bring.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio Mar 17, 2013.

Western Metra stop (Western Ave/Grand) parked bikes being ticketed
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If you've locked your bike to the hand railing at the Western Metra stop at Western and Grand, you might be coming back to a ticket/fine or confiscation if you're deemed to be a repeat offender. I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Sep 16, 2012.

Elevated Bike Lanes in London?
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Bike superhighways above traffic, good or bad planning?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thunder Snow Sep 8, 2012.

 

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Reba 4.0 mi replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Lost & Found
"Lost my front blinky light this morning somewhere on Milwaukee Ave (Augusta to Halsted), maybe one of you found it? It's a USB light like this one: "
Oct 22, 2015
Blatherskate replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"I had a cyclist (he had a B.O.B. trailer...) threaten to shoot me on Logan Boulevard two years ago.   It's in the Missed Connections thread somewhere, if that still exists.   Good times. "
Oct 18, 2014
Haddon replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Oh, a Dune reference (Frank not but certainly not Brian) is ever appreciated.  I now lay down the gauntlet for discobandito to deploy literary references. Take up the challenge if you will.  H"
Oct 17, 2014
J.P. replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"It's like biathlon, but with bikes instead of skis."
Oct 17, 2014
Doug Haynes replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Regardless of who the victim had been:  Meh, not out of character for the area..."
Oct 17, 2014
discobandito replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"The sleeper has awakened!   I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the…"
Oct 17, 2014
T.K. 3.5 mi replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Reba, those are all hypothetical. It is ok to feel vulnerable, but that is an unlikely situation very unrelated to what was posted.  This is in my neighborhood and I ride often at all times of day. If I am feeling vulnerable, which absolutely…"
Oct 17, 2014
Reba 4.0 mi replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"I posted this as a piece of interest to us, as a community. Your (collective) reactions are interesting. How would you have reacted if the age of the victim was, say 45? Or if the victim was female? I often feel vulnerable in the dark, riding…"
Oct 17, 2014
David P. replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Everyone who rides a bicycle is a cyclist - it is not an elite club. The only price of entry is access to a bicycle."
Oct 17, 2014
David of the North (David606xx) replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"I'd rather the cycling gangsters in my area know me as the guy who helped them fix a flat once than lump me in with all the other squares who probably called the cops on them for laughing too loud on the corner."
Oct 17, 2014
T.K. 3.5 mi replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Cyclistists, maybe, depending on your definition. But, were they Chainlinkers? Are any of you documented gang members? Please let us know now so we can keep our distance when riding near you. Thank you."
Oct 17, 2014
Brent Powell replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"LOL @ your extreme level of pedantry and internet anger. They were riding bikes (aka cycling) and therefore are, by definition cyclists. "
Oct 17, 2014
Tom A.K. replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Gangbangers sometimes use bikes to do their evil deeds. Young people are always pestered by these evil people to join and participate in their gang. Do not assume 100% that this story has nothing to do with your definition of a "cyclist".…"
Oct 17, 2014
Doug Haynes replied to Reba 4.0 mi's discussion Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square
"Meh, not really out fo character for that area."
Oct 17, 2014
Reba 4.0 mi posted a discussion

Cyclist shot by another cyclist in Logan Square

From the SunTimes:http://breakingnews.suntimes.com/chicago/man-shot-while-riding-bicycle-in-logan-square/"An 18-year-old man was shot while riding his bicycle Thursday night in the Logan Square neighborhood.The man was riding his bike about 7:15 p.m. in the 1900 block of North Spaulding when another male pulled alongside him on his bicycle and fired shots, striking the man in the leg, police…See More
Oct 17, 2014
Reba 4.0 mi replied to Julie Aberhoch's discussion You Know You Are A Cyclist When.....
"You warn the coworker who often goes in your desk drawer for plastic spoons that there's a CLEAN, NEW pair of underwear in the bottom drawer because one day you might forget to pack some in your bike bag. That'll learn em ;)"
Apr 13, 2014

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