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@sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
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Just saw this on story on NBC 5. It happened three weeks ago, but I didn't see it posted on here. Here are links to the news story and the standalone YouTube video:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by clp Aug 5.

You Moved and Damaged My Bike to Park Yours (Loop - LaSalle Street)
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I'm stunned that you would twist my bike (parked perpendicular to the rack) around in such a manner as to damage it, in order to park yours parallel. If you did not want to also park yours…Continue

Tags: rack, financial, district, bike, Street

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Oct 6, 2018.

Bike thief on camera!
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I guess if someone really wants your bike, you don't have a chance.  Take a look at this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ansaTSw3nbs

Tags: stolen, theft, bike

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Aug 30, 2011.

Madison Street bike in the loop--have you ridden it and what do you think?
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A portion of Madison Street in the loop was restriped and had a bike lane added.  It's a westbound lane and goes from Michigan Ave. to Wells.  The lane setup is similar to the Roosevelt bike lane in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel G Aug 29, 2011.

 

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clp replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"....it's more likely to get a meter ticket so people park in the bike lane because it's free... Yasmeen...you little scoflaw!  Can't believe you're promoting this strategy for drivers!  Better stay in DC and not come…"
Aug 5
Argonne69 replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"I believe the meter people and bike lane people are employees of the Finance Dept. The police generally don't give a rats a** about the bike lanes. The numbers quoted are from the Finance Dept."
Aug 5
Yasmeen replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"Are the meter people city employees or is it a part of the private business that bought the meters? If it's the private company, I'm guessing bike lanes fall under city jurisdiction and the city cops don't really want to bother with…"
Aug 5
Argonne69 replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"FFS. "A spokesperson for the city’s Department of Finance said parking enforcement aides have issued 1,856 blocked lane violations so far this year. There were 3,946 violations issued in 2018 and 3,460 violations issued in…"
Aug 5
Doug Haynes replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"I wonder if that ding-dong realizes how lucky he that the cyclist he decided to assault is the sort of person who records and posts stuff vs. the sort of person who likes to escalate things. I commend the cyclist as a coolheaded because in that…"
Aug 3
Ernesto Lube replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"Most cyclists don't carry a horn. "
Aug 3
ketoguychicago replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"Road rage drivers can be charged with a Class A misdemeanor that carries punishment of thousands in fines and jail time.  In my opinion, enforcement of that should be stepped up. However the Youtube video captions highlight something we should…"
Aug 3
clp replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"Good eye dav!   You're our hero Ernesto!"
Aug 3
Ernesto Lube replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"That is me."
Aug 3
dav replied to Bob A.'s discussion @sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm
"I would bet a lot of money that the Ernesto they interviewed is our own Ernesto Lube on Chainlink.  I'd recognize those bike lane videos anywhere."
Aug 3
Bob A. replied to V W's discussion Bike parking etiquette
"I have parked both ways, depending on the situation. There are pros and cons to each. I agree with the OP about the spacing issue. If you park parallel and someone parks next to you, it can be problematic. I posted here months ago about someone…"
Aug 2
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@sshole driver caught on tape and fired from law firm

Just saw this on story on NBC 5. It happened three weeks ago, but I didn't see it posted on here. Here are links to the news story and the standalone YouTube video:https://www.nbcchicago.com/investigations/tensions-run-high-between-bicyclists-motorists-513526391.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbdwG8R7HFASee More
Aug 2

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