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David Barish
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tip of the helmet to a motorist
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Too often we  find motorists who infuriate us if not endanger us. Every once  in a while  we find a kindred spirit or a friendly face. Rather  than  the typical  rant thread how about one where we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Mar 29.

When will the Spring/Summer Bike to work Rally take place?
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I know the winter one is this coming Friday, January 26.  When  is the warm weather rally?  Looking around the ATA site is looks like they are planning a 530pm event on 6-21. Is this replacing the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Short 11.5 Jan 29.

installing Planet Bike Cascadia Fender on Trek 520 with disc brakes
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I am installing Planet Bike Cascadia Fenders on my Trek 520 disc.  I had researched and these fenders are supposed to be disc brake compatible. I think the rear will not be too difficult but I am…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Jan 15.

Stop light arrhythmia
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Bill and I are riding  east on  Washington after our Wednesday morning ride to Wishbone for breakfast. We are both heading  towards the loop.  At Halsted I see the counter on  the light telling me…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Dec 13, 2017.

 

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David Barish replied to Gene Tenner's discussion New bike share a step closer to being tested in Chicago
"I saw  Lime Bikes when I  was in downtown Rockford yesterday.   I did not see any riders but I saw plenty of  bikes.  20180416_101221.jpg"
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Mark replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"I always try to give a wave or at least a nod to a motorist who waits or gives me extra space."
Mar 29
Adam C. replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"No stories to tell...yet, but reading these is making my morning that much brighter.  :~)"
Mar 29
TonyP replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"In my experience there are way more courteous drivers than jerks, but if 50 drivers show respect and one almost puts you into a curb, well, we all know which one gets remembered. I hung a camera under my saddle, pointing to the rear, and was…"
Mar 28
Ernesto Lube replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"Lakeshore Beverage at 8AM on Wabash, just north of the Roosevelt intersection. "
Mar 28
Anne Alt replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"Believe it or not, I've occasionally had pleasant exchanges with CTA bus drivers while going down the street. Yes, it does happen once in a while."
Mar 28
Michelle S replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"I came on Chainlink today to post about a recent crash and a scary near hit from the past two weeks, but I can't find the Close Calls thread, and now that I've read this thread, I feel that I should focus on the positive experiences,…"
Mar 28
David Barish replied to Jim Reho's discussion Was It Just Me?
"I  saw it  too. I figured it had to  do with getting my machine at  work back from  Dell and having a lot of administrative protection.  I, perhaps foolishly, said I  wanted to go in anyway and since  then…"
Mar 28
Cheryl replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"I had a lovely chat with - gasp! - a taxi driver at a red light last week. He rollled down his window and complimented me on biking on a not-so-warm day. I told him I stay warm when I'm moving, he noted that it was sunny out at least, and we…"
Mar 28
David P. replied to David Barish's discussion tip of the helmet to a motorist
"Years ago, when I lived in Detroit, I was riding downtown on E. Jefferson. It was in the middle of a repaving project, and about half of the westbound side was marked off with orange barriers. At one point a car went past me, then moved in front of…"
Mar 28
David Barish posted a discussion

tip of the helmet to a motorist

Too often we  find motorists who infuriate us if not endanger us. Every once  in a while  we find a kindred spirit or a friendly face. Rather  than  the typical  rant thread how about one where we encounter  allies in four wheeled vehicles?  I had this happen  today.Standing  over  my bike at a red light on  Washington at  Clark in the bike lane I am  at the last  light of  my commute. It has been  a delightful ride with breakfast shared  with two  fellow riders.One of them is with me.  A van …See More
Mar 28
Tom A.K. replied to David Barish's discussion Stolen bike- please return to Pittsburgh Steelers
Mar 9
David Barish replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion How To Add a bike route to google ?
"It would be the first time I failed to understand. :-)"
Feb 27
David Barish replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion How To Add a bike route to google ?
"It may be a bit more byzantine but  if you like to use Google maps continue to do it but use that as your resource and then create the route in Strava, Ride with GPS or some other app. I have a Suunto watch so I use Movescount. I have created…"
Feb 26
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Anne's ride looks great.  I look forward to doing some of the same kind of thing for Evanston Bike Club. I have about a half dozen rides including a newer brewpub tour where we are looking at Half Acre, Motor Row, Metropolitan and…"
Feb 20
David Barish replied to clp's discussion Winter Olympics
"While watching men's slopestyle snowboarding one of the announcers mentioned that one of the competitors brought to mind Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin.  My wife decided to play that song every time a competitor came down the mountain. We…"
Feb 14

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
bike stuff
About me:
long time commuter. Past President of Evanston Bike Club. I represent injured workers.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.kfeej.com

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