"Statistically, as far as texting driver's go, they are in the same category as those who are legally drunk. That's why its a crime. I'd be tempted to follow her and call the police. These people need to understand what's…"
"Have you ever seen a ghost rider?
I know cyclists can and do transport their bikes to and from the bike shop for repair this way but I'm sure I've seen some bike thieves in Chicago doing this also. I always have that question in mind when…"
"That's great, you did about 9+miles on the route. What was your average speed. No problems with cross traffic or stop lights? The weather was a little crummy this year. Maybe this could be a ride idea that grows here. Who knows? "
Whaaat . . . ? BIZARRE ! https://wbbm780.radio.com/articles/bicycle-thief-leaves-another-bike-behind-crime-scenePolice in Riverside had an odd bicycle theft situation. A man was objecting to the fact that the police were charging him with bike theft because he reasoned that he had left his bike in place for the one he took.The thief had stolen a $1,000 Diamondback Performance bike and then left his men's mountain bike in it's place.The victim saw the crime going down and shouted to the thief, "What are you doing?" The thief replied, "I'm stealing your bike." Bizarre !See More
"Okay, let me know how that goes. I will be biking in around 4am in support of some running friends and our viewing/support group is using our bikes to travel to various marathon route locations. We have to walk our bikes along the route but bike to…"
"Of course, I'm sure you're aware of security measures now in place because of the Boston marathon situation. The marathon course (especially the start/finish area) needs to be secured more than 20 minutes ahead of time. Trust me, the…"
The absolute best reason for having a good front light.
Now that autumn is here, so is the early evening darkness when everyone is heading home from work. The danger is the unseen hazards in the street surface (potholes, cracks,…"
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Julie Hochstadter, and I also have to add before I go, Elizabeth Adamczyk and h' Howard .
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