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Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Shoes Size 45
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Hey! I bought these shoes and used them once and have been meaning to sell them, sice they are too small for me. They are a Euro size 45 (which is like a size 11.) I can deliver them, meet you in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Short 2.9 Aug 5, 2017.

311 Code for Parking in the Bike Lane
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The City of Chicago has implemented a new 311 code so that people riding bikes can easily report a “Vehicle Parked in a Bike Lane.” This information will be used by the City to identify hotspots and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Apr 11, 2017.

Bicycling Ambassadors 2017

Hey Folks-We are still looking for people to work as Bicycling Ambassadors for the summer of 2017.…Continue

Started Apr 4, 2017

Bicycling/Safe Routes Ambassadors Seasonal Positions
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Hey all-Once again, the City of Chicago's Bicycling and Safe Routes Ambassdaors are hiring for seasonal positions. Check out the job description here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Samuel Diaz Apr 19, 2016.

 

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Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Gage B.'s discussion Riverwalk Bike Issue
"Burnett's Phone:  (312) 432-1995 and (312) 744-6124 Website: http://aldermanburnett.com/"
Friday
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Gage B.'s discussion Riverwalk Bike Issue
"The Ordinance # is O2018-7034 and the next Pedestrian and Traffic Committee meeting is October 25. The agenda is not posted, but this ordinance will probably get reviewed then. Walter Burnett is the head of the committee, so reach out to him. These…"
Friday
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Gage B.'s discussion Riverwalk Bike Issue
"If he's already introduced this ordinance, you're not getting an amendment (City Council doesn't work like Congress). You can, however attend the committee where this ordinance will get addressed and get folks to speak to the council."
Thursday
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion New Dearborn
"Many of them do and did ride (I believe some of the actual designers have moved on to other jobs and cities.) I'm sure this design was made to accommodate emergency vehicles. Clyborn was designed by the State with input from the…"
Oct 10
Charlie Short 2.9 updated their profile
Jul 12
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to berner fone's discussion manshoaling
"For more than 10 years I had a pretty long commute. I passed and was passed by many riders, man, woman and child. The thing that made me more crazy than anything else was the dude (and it was always a dude) who would race pass me and then not keep…"
Jul 12
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to dav's discussion What's the fastest you've ever gone on a bicycle?
"28 mph on flat ground with a Tailwind on Hibbard Rd in Winnetka. I know I've hit 32 going downhill, but it escapes me where it was."
Apr 25
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to David Barish's discussion When will the Spring/Summer Bike to work Rally take place?
"Yeah, they moved the rally to the end of the week."
Jan 29
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Argonne69's discussion Divvy
"I think Valli actually paid for that station and the city took a chance for another station besides the high school in that part of town. It would have done much better if they placed it at Robert Crown or the Levy Center (for locations off of…"
Dec 21, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"And by the way, I'm happy to answer any questions people have about this topic or related topics, but as I was not a city employee or a sworn officer in CPD, there's some information I just don't have."
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"Well, remember that the municipal code is not an instruction manual, but a determination of right of way. A police officer can detain you for anything they want, so this wording doesn't protect you from getting a ticket, but it will assist when…"
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"You're right Alex: "(a)   Unless the prohibition imposed by subsection (c) applies, a person may ride a bicycle upon a sidewalk within a business district, but only if such sidewalk has been officially designated and marked…"
Nov 27, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 and Matthew A French are now friends
Oct 26, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 and Bike Lane Uprising are now friends
Aug 21, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Jane's discussion Bicycle parking at the new Dan Ryan 95th L station
"CDOT builds CTA stations. There's got to be someone in charge of this project. I will do some digging."
Aug 7, 2017
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to Charlie Short 2.9's discussion Pearl Izumi Mountain Bike Shoes Size 45
Aug 5, 2017

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, My job involves biking, My business involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I am a bike advocate, non-professional.

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At 5:24pm on May 28, 2016, Gene Tenner said…

Charlie,

What is happening with this March 24 request?
Gene
At 10:55am on March 24, 2016, Gene Tenner said…

I would be happy to, Charlie.

Gene

At 4:44pm on January 11, 2011, Julie Hochstadter said…
Hey hey!
 
 
 

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