"Especially in the loop (Jackson and LaSalle; Adams and LaSalle, and Dearborn and Adams). I've complained to Divvy twice now, but the person who distributes the bikes must think that his job is to completely fill all of the spaces. …"
"Perhaps I didn't make myself very clear. What I'm saying is that if we had proper bike infrastructure to begin with, we wouldn't need enforcement. Paint and little plastic flexible bollards don't cut it. We need…"
"Tom, where are you getting the information that the car was doing 38 mph? I can't find that anywhere. And how does a self driving car speed? Is it programmed to speed? what gives?
Take a look at the picture you…"
"This thread is fine, but if we demanded, and had, better bike infrastructure, separated bike ways, truly protected bike lanes, etc. we would not have a need for this discussion. Our current bike infrastructure design (a.k.a. paint adjacent to moving…"
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Social
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Returning after a hiatus.
Currently commuting in to downtown on Milwaukee from Lawrence, about 12 miles. Going on 3 years now. I enjoy building bikes and restoring old beautiful classics. I ride all over Chicago whenever and wherever I can.
My first bike:
My first two-wheeled bike was a 20 incher (red) and I rode it everywhere at 8 years old. Never looked back.