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Community Effort Helps Catch Motorcyclist Who Battered Cyclists 11-17-18
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11-17-18Article by Alisa Hauser / BCC 'The hardest-working beat reporter in Chicago! ' A motorcyclist who allegedly committed aggravated battery against two cyclists by groping a female cyclist, 33,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Nov 17, 2018.

11-9-18 Cyclist Injured in Logan Square

11-11-18Logan Square seems to be a dangerous place to be a ped or a cyclist! …Continue

Started Nov 9, 2018

Time Change Increases Risk for Cyclists
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I loathe the time changing. It always takes a while to adjust. Road safety certainly changes after daylight saving time ends.11-3-18…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Fiete Nov 4, 2018.

Self-Driving Cars May Be Programmed to Sacrifice Cyclists in a Crash
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nora FW Nov 2, 2018.

 

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Tom A.K. replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"that's cool kb!  . . ."
8 hours ago
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"https://www.instagram.com/p/BvK_fn3HVhD/  (0:30) Yes Jim, here it is.  Vivian, 11, is fabulous in this commercial. Maybe in the next one, they can be cycling. Still trying to convince the campaign for a photo op. Given recent history, I…"
8 hours ago
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Here's a pic of my pal Jimm riding his bike trailer for Lori Today. #TeamLightfoot https://mobile.twitter.com/LightfootForChi/status/1106989025334837250"
Saturday
Tom A.K. replied to Len Krietz's discussion "The Great Ride" - GAP-C&O Trail
"Thanks!  It Was A Great Ride!  Take Care!  See You Down The Trail! . . ."
Saturday
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"From the article, "If we want to honor (the spirit of) Harold Washington, let's look at how he legislated and governed. Take heed of those lessons.""
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Yes,  hello!  . . .Yes, he did! "
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"From the SunTimes 3-12-19:"
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Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
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Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"'A Plan for Equitable and Efficient Transit' PDF  https://lightfootforchicago.com > 2019/02   "Transit is essential to Chicago's growth, attracting people and businesses to Chicago and promoting economic…"
Mar 12
Tom A.K. replied to Len Krietz's discussion Kelly Catlin Passes away
"The recovery process is key in overcoming the symptoms of a concussion.  https://www.biausa.org/brain-injury/about-brain-injury/nbiic/how-long-will-it-take-me-to-recover-from-a-concussion The timetable for recovery varies. "
Mar 11
Tom A.K. replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion 2 Cyclists Killed, 7 Injured By Motorist In NOLA
Mar 11
Tom A.K. replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion 2 Cyclists Killed, 7 Injured By Motorist In NOLA
"A touching and impressive NOLA Ghost Bike memorial ceremony…"
Mar 10
Tom A.K. replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion 2 Cyclists Killed, 7 Injured By Motorist In NOLA
"Por favor y gracias. "The cockroaches entered the plane and when they reached Tenalzingo they then decided to visit the village of San Juan Parangaricutirimicuaro. The guy from Eight is a comedian. The noodle soup is the best. The Charales…"
Mar 9
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"Ernesto IRL?!  Tom IRL?! clp IRL?! thanks for this distracting discussion but I still don't feel warm enough"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"Splintsville ! Yup ! It didn't look that bad in October. I used it hard enough on my short distance winter beater MTB. The salt and cold dry weather finished her off !  Maybe I could put a dollar bill in there and  . . .  :-/"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"86 degrees! on your Washington's monunent thermometer! It's hot as hell there. Oh, that's SATAN'S PLACE ! :-D"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"Ok, it's crabcakes mascot time!"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"My old Trek 3700 MTBI think that the abrupt stops and putting it down causes it. It doesn't happen at other times.yikes! New tire time!"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion March Bad-Weather Case of Crabcakes
"Great, now I'm real hungry and lenten lunch is two hours away.  https://www.mccormick.com/recipes/main-dishes/old-bay-crab-cakes In this endless winter of 2019 I've recently; *hit the edge of a pothole, gone down, dropped the chain,…"
Mar 7
Tom A.K. replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"It's a nice place to visit but it has all those annoying Cardinal fans there wearing red hat's and such, and they drink a lot. Seems to be improving for commuting by bicycle. I'm sure you searched and saw…"
Mar 6

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Social
What brings you to The Chainlink?
To be part of the cycling community and affect positive change.
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
Julie Hochstadter, and I also have to add before I go, Elizabeth Adamczyk and h' Howard .
About me:
I'm just a 'normal' person who has loved bicycling all my life. I am a 'creative', a person with an intense love of all things positive. I also have a sense of humor. I have been called by friends a 'Chicago cycling related news hound'.
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My first bike:
Sears 20" (RIP) recycled

that's it for me here . . . i'll let the cat takeover . . .

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At 8:02pm on March 2, 2019, Tom A.K. said…

2019 CHIditarod Viewing Party by Bike with Tom A. K. 3-2-19. 1:30pm. 

? Unable to load  pics the usual way ? . . .

At 7:22pm on November 16, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

Jim Acosta reinstated !  "Let's go back to work !"

https://www.cnn.com/videos/business/2018/11/16/jim-acosta-cnn-lawsuit-white-house-correspondent-trump-vpx.cnn

A victory for our constitution and for a free, strong and independent press!

At 9:52am on November 8, 2018, Tom A.K. said…
At 5:21am on November 8, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

Reinstate Jim Acosta!  "Pardon me Ma'am!"

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At 6:46am on October 25, 2018, Tom A.K. said…
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At 1:12pm on September 3, 2018, Jim Reho said…

I appreciate your many contributions, Tom!

At 2:03pm on September 1, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

Thanks,  See You  . . .  !

https://youtu.be/Cf8J5848_Io (2:34)

At 1:19pm on August 26, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

CNN: Hillary shares favorite memories of McCain. https://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw55qN1zw

At 9:37pm on August 25, 2018, Tom A.K. said…
 
 
 

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