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Bizarre Bike Thief Questions Arrest - Leaves His MTB For Victim
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Whaaat . . . ?  BIZARRE ! …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. yesterday.

Rogers Park Lakefront Trail Killer Sought 10-2-18
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10-2-18Suspect sought in Rogers Park Lakefront Trail area murders. 49th Ward community alert public safety message:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Oct 3.

Will the 'Dutch Reach' Really Help?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt 1 hour ago.

 

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Anne Alt replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Will the 'Dutch Reach' Really Help?
"WTF?!?"
1 hour ago
Tom A.K. replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Electric Bikes Are About to Go Mainstream
2 hours ago
Tom A.K. replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion The daily commute
"Article states, 'beards permitted in certain circumstances'. Bump card(health exemption). Religion, undercover, tactical.  https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/beards/ Maybe he could have been a hip bike cop."
2 hours ago
Joe Guzzardo replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Will the 'Dutch Reach' Really Help?
"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…"
16 hours ago
David P. replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Bizarre Bike Thief Questions Arrest - Leaves His MTB For Victim
"Yes, I'm familiar with ghost riding, but most bicycle thefts are crimes of opportunity. "
yesterday
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Ghost Bike Installation for Raul Ortiz-Gomez at Erie St. and Ogden Ave.

October 20, 2018 from 11:15am to 12:15pm
Ghost Bike Installation planned for Raul Ortiz-Gomez on Saturday, October 20, at 11:15am at Erie and Ogden ave. https://chi.streetsblog.org/2018/10/12/ghost-bike-installation-planned-for-fallen-cyclist-raul-ortiz-gomez-on-october-20/"Hay un Dios, que todo le ve, y todo lo sabe" --"There is a God who sees everything and knows everything."                                                                            Raul Ortiz-GomezSee More
yesterday
Tom A.K. updated an event
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Ghost Bike Installation for Raul Ortiz-Gomez at Erie St. and Ogden Ave.

October 20, 2018 from 11:15am to 12:15pm
Ghost Bike Installation planned for Raul Ortiz-Gomez on Saturday, October 20, at 11:15am at Erie and Ogden ave. https://chi.streetsblog.org/2018/10/12/ghost-bike-installation-planned-for-fallen-cyclist-raul-ortiz-gomez-on-october-20/"Hay un Dios, que todo le ve, y todo lo sabe" --"There is a God who sees everything and knows everything."                                                                            Raul Ortiz-GomezSee More
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Ghost Bike Installation for Raul Ortiz-Gomez at Erie St. and Ogden Ave.

October 20, 2018 from 11:15am to 12:15pm
Ghost Bike Installation planned for Raul Ortiz-Gomez on Saturday, October 20, at 11:15am at Erie and Ogden ave. https://chi.streetsblog.org/2018/10/12/ghost-bike-installation-planned-for-fallen-cyclist-raul-ortiz-gomez-on-october-20/"Hay un Dios, que todo le ve, y todo lo sabe" --"There is a God who sees everything and knows everything."                                                                            Raul Ortiz-GomezSee More
Saturday
Tom A.K. commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
" Ghost Bike Installation planned for Raul Ortiz-Gomez on Saturday October 20,  2018 at 11:15am at Erie st. and Ogden…"
Saturday
Tom A.K. replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Bizarre Bike Thief Questions Arrest - Leaves His MTB For Victim
"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…"
Friday
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
"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? "
Friday
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Bizarre Bike Thief Questions Arrest - Leaves His MTB For Victim

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
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Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
"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…"
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
"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…"
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
"https://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/2017/04/17/midnight-marathon-bike-ride-boston-2017/ In Boston and and Los Angeles it's similar to Chicago's now retired LATE Ride.They start long before the marathon begins. I've been involved…"
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Tooscrapps's discussion Riding the Marathon Route
Oct 2
Tom A.K. replied to Meg's discussion I don't want to hit you
"Self-preservation: 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,…"
Oct 1

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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'.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
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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 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

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At 3:25pm on July 11, 2018, Ernesto Lube said…

Thanks Tom!

At 3:19pm on July 11, 2018, Ernesto Lube said…

Hey Tom! I left for personal reasons. All good now. 

At 1:08am on April 19, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

https://youtu.be/wlN6zsJ2bco (3:20):-) . . . ♡

At 12:55am on April 19, 2018, Tom A.K. said…

Thanks, good luck, just 'keep on pedaling' and see you all down the road! . . .
https://youtu.be/eLVINXjUF20 (4:50)

At 6:45pm on November 5, 2017, Tom A.K. said…

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

 
 
 

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