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Jeff Blumenthal
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  • Chicago, IL
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Surrey and Adult Trike Rentals on River Walk
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Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Jun 13, 2015.

River Walk and the Most Bike Friendly City
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Bedno Aug 20, 2015.

Lagunitas Route
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Blumenthal Oct 11, 2014.


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Mar 23, 2018
Jeff Blumenthal replied to Jim Reho's discussion Sad Uber Event
"Amen.  I guess it's a lot less expensive to paint lines on a roadway than really create a bicycle/pedestrian friendly environment."
Mar 23, 2018
Jeff Blumenthal replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I'll have to join in as just another person who has made a big mistake about that section.  Mine was just an ordinary summer day except for the wind and waves.  I thought I had everything under control when a "rogue" wave…"
Mar 16, 2018
Jeff Blumenthal replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"I think the line is crossed when you don't need to pedal at all and when speeds exceed 20 mph.  The idea of an assist is very attractive to me at age 78.  I want the exercise as well as the ability to keep up with my younger bicycle…"
Feb 23, 2018
Jeff Blumenthal replied to Brian S's discussion Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
"I grit my teeth and do the Randolph bit.  It isn't called the RiverWALK for nothing -- even early in the morning. BTW:  The Michigan - Randolph intersection is a nightmare primarily due to pedestrians walking against the light. …"
Oct 16, 2017

Profile Information

What I ride:
Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Interest in cycling and the cycling community.
About me:
Older guy who likes to ride, eat, and enjoy the scenery. Often brings a camera along to record the interesting sites. Have a bike rack so rides on out of town trails are an option as are train and bus options.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
My first bike:
Schwinn single speed, coaster brake that I inherited from my older brother. Followed it with another Schwinn until I was able to save $42 for a JC Higgins three speed when I was 12 years old.

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At 3:45pm on February 26, 2015, Russ Hoefer said…

I'm glad it helped. Did you look around BikeTourFinder? What did you think?

At 9:00am on February 26, 2015, Russ Hoefer said…

I know a guy who has written a book on self guided tours along Europe's rivers and maybe his book can help. He's written some blogs for my site. Scroll down to "C" to see more info on the author - Michael Lyon


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