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Winter Olympics
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Feb 24, 2018.

Distracted Driving: Going to Increase, Big Time!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by mike w. Jul 13, 2016.

Channahon couple run over in Washington State by Hit-and-Run Truck
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Sep 10, 2015.


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clp replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Ha ha!   Good luck aLex!  Argonne69 is on a one-man mission to try to get people to pay attention to the bike lanes in Chicago.   Trouble is, no one cares; no one observes bike lanes; and as cyclists, we're horribly…"
clp replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Suburbanite.   Where Mercedes E-class and vanity plates are still a big deal.  Where's that mob from Michigan Avenue when you need it?"
clp replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Gee PK, I'm glad you're ok.  I too have always thought I could avoid dooring by riding to the far left of most parked cars.  Thanks for that dose of reality, by analyzing the 'contributing factors' to your fall. If it…"
clp replied to David S.'s discussion Thinking outside the box on sustainable transit
"Well you're speaking of a planned community, where the whole place is centrally-planned by the developer, to favor the priorities of the era. The Chicago area has had its share of 'planned communities' over the years.  Pullman…"
Apr 14
clp and David S. are now friends
Apr 13
clp replied to David S.'s discussion Where to post bike project ideas
"...In the future, as the world transitions to sustainable transit, these city-traversing bike-highways could be spaced every 4-8 blocks.... Gee David, you're an optimistic guy!  I agree, all those projects would be 'nice' for a…"
Apr 13
clp replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"Ken Griffen, Chicago's richest man and LFT underwriter, must be appalled at what he's created...if he has ridden the LFT since it has been doubled in width. STOP THE INSANITY!   NO MORE BIKE PATHS!"
Apr 9
clp replied to Jim Reho's discussion It used to be far worse....
"I wonder what the handgun death toll was in the 1920's with Prohibition, and Al Capone's gang running things?   Wonder if it was worse than the 540 gun deaths Chicago recorded in 2018?  Which was a reduction from the 667 gun…"
Apr 9

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At 7:10pm on February 24, 2019, Tom A.K. said…

Friends, sure, I can be friends with those that I don't always agree with much of the time. Freedom of expression and debate of opinions and ideas is of great value in our society. Just try not to be a jerk about it. Be fair, even-handed and really try to grasp the viewpoints of others without being offensive. You will then have all the friends you need here and in the real world. Take care. Peace out, and see you somewhere down the road! . . .

At 1:24pm on February 26, 2013, David Fiedler said…

Hi - here's my question.  You described a route from Chicago to STL in an earlier post, something along the lines of Elgin, Sycamore, Oregon, Sterling, Quad Cities...then down along the east bank of the Mississippi, connecting to Rt 96 to take Golden Eagle ferry to Missouri flood plain biking into St Charles.

Do you by chance have a cue sheet or online link to this route you can point me to?  

I'm planning a ride STL-Chicago and interested in alternatives to the Route 66 trail.

At 3:00pm on October 7, 2010, JeffB said…
Hi. I just sent a friend request to ask you a question. A while back you suggested that I use Hwy 12 to shorten my trip across IN to MI. I wanted to find out if you had a preferred route to get there and where you actually get on Hwy 12. Thanks, Jeff.
At 8:30pm on October 11, 2009, Tank-Ridin' Ryan said…
What's the rundown on this custom racing bike you have? I'm looking to get something custom built myself.

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