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What's this doing on the Chicago Lakefront Trail #chilft ?
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I find it disconcerting and embarrassing that cyclists leave their garbage along the side of the trail. If you can pack it in, you can certainly pack it out. Or at least pack it to the nearest trash…Continue

Tags: littering, #chiLFt

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

Bicycling Safety Survey
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Fellow cyclists:We are all aware of some biases held by drivers about bicyclists, and it is safe to say that there is bad behavior from all road users at times. BICYCLING magazine released a survey…Continue

Tags: safety, driving, distracted

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Zammit Feb 24, 2017.

Who's up for a New Years Day -- Night Divvy Rally?
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My idea is to meet downtown at Daley Plaza at around 6 and then head over to the lakefront so we can gather as many people and as many Divvies as possible. We can go around a few neighborhoods N…Continue

Tags: rally, snow, night, Year, Divvy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Jan 1, 2014.

gravel grinder races
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I'm really curious about these rides/races.   Have you done one?  What was your expectation? What was your impression?  I'd like to know what kinds of bicycles people are using for these, whether…Continue

Tags: grind, grinder, cross, mountain, race

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bruce Aug 27, 2013.

 

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Bruce replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"Thanks very much for posting this! Bruce"
Nov 9
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Today I saw a UIC Police officer giving a ticket to a driver standing in the bike lane in front of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum!  There was another vehicle in front of that one which he didn't approach. I was watching from a little…"
Nov 8
Bruce replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"I am not sure but my reading of the plans on the Park District website is that they INTEND for the seawall to be used by runners/walkers once this is complete. If that is the case it would be totally crazy!  I've ridden on the sea wall…"
Nov 8
Bruce replied to djm's discussion LFP Closure
"I saw someone coming south through the parking lot at 31st street beach who looked like maybe they had done that.  Would your husband be able to give us more details about how to follow that route?  I tried looking for a way to cut…"
Nov 8
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Looks like Dinner!!"
Sep 6
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I've occasionally seen tickets on cars, yes. But I don't think the number of tickets is anywhere near a drop in the bucket compared the the level of the problem.  I once spoke to a UIC police officer about a woman who had set up her…"
Aug 23
Bruce replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike Lane Uprising!
"I'm not so sure that was the reason although I guess it could have been.  I went by there too. There was a sign on the sidewalk that said it was Police Training exercises.  Frankly that's what it looked like. That old PO building…"
Jul 26
Bruce replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"The Park District has show a distinct disregard for the actual users of these facilities.  They don't seem to care one bit.  I find it interesting that they refer to us as "Patrons"  rather than as "users."…"
Jul 26
Bruce replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"I think it's pretty clear that both paths will continue to be used by both cycles and walkers/runners/in-line skaters.  I actually have little problem sharing the path with runners who understand and use good trail etiquette. I have much…"
Jun 27
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Where are the bike lane markings?"
Jun 26
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Definitely, the operative word here is "adjacent."  A bike lane is not adjacent to a roadway, it is in the roadway. I don't think that there is a problem with this argument at all.  Also, a bike lane is not a path. It is…"
Jun 25
Bruce replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"The Chicago Park District seems to have completely ignored their cycling "patrons" in the design of the separated "bike path" on the lakefront.  It's too narrow.  It often goes way too close to the LSD…"
Jun 25
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Good.  For everybody to know: You can report cab violations directly to the Business Affairs department. https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/bacp/provdrs/consumer/svcs/consumer_cab_complaint.html"
Jun 25
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Has this been reported to the city?  When did it occur?"
Jun 25
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
May 4
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"It looks cool. Lots of comments on Amazon that the clip broke. Does it seem sturdy?"
Apr 27

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What I ride:
Road, Vintage, Mountain, Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Bike Camping, Touring, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Love of all things bike.

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At 5:45pm on July 28, 2017, Argonne69 said…

No problem. Does Divvy want to call me, or email me?

 
 
 

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