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Former anti-bike columnist Mark Konkol fired from job as Chicago Reader editor
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Feb 20.

Proposed Map for 1/26/18 Polka Ride
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Jan 29.

Oak Park trustees vote to kill the village's Divvy program
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Jan 25.

 

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John Greenfield replied to Brian S's discussion What's it called when the Divvy rack is full and you have to circle looking for a space?
"Getting dock-blocked."
Apr 13
John Greenfield replied to Alex Z's discussion Divvy seat height
"I didn't include Julie in the graph because that photo shows her first-ever Divvy, and she couldn't remember what number she uses nowadays."
Apr 4
John Greenfield replied to Alex Z's discussion Divvy seat height
Mar 31
John Greenfield replied to Alex Z's discussion Divvy seat height
"You shouldn't have to touch the (greased) seat post itself when adjusting the height. Just open the seat post lever, push or pull the saddle to the right height (wiggling it back and forth as necessary), and close the lever."
Mar 31
John Greenfield replied to Alex Z's discussion Divvy seat height
"I'm 5'7'' and I set it at 5."
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to John Greenfield's discussion Former anti-bike columnist Mark Konkol fired from job as Chicago Reader editor
"Yes!"
Feb 20
Yasmeen replied to John Greenfield's discussion Former anti-bike columnist Mark Konkol fired from job as Chicago Reader editor
"Thanks for sharing John. I've been following this closely and read this article just this morning about what transpired: https://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/chicago-reader-racist-cover-mark-konkol.php I think both the tone-deaf racism…"
Feb 20
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Former anti-bike columnist Mark Konkol fired from job as Chicago Reader editor

On Saturday, following an outcry from staff, columnists, and readers over the racially-charged cover of last week's Chicago Reader, as well as the mistreatment of employees, new editor Mark Konkol was fired after ten days on the job: http://www.robertfeder.com/2018/02/18/mark-konkol-chicago-reader-editor/Konkol previously wrote many articles for the Sun-Times and DNAinfo arguing that bike infrastructure is a…See More
Feb 20

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://votewithyourfeetchicago.blogspot.com

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Interview with Leah from the Chainlink on VWYF

http://votewithyourfeetchicago.blogspot.com

This week Vote With Your Feet talks with Leah Neaderthal,
founder of the Chainlink social networking website for cyclists
about the history of the site and her goals for its future.

Keep on walking, biking and transit-ing,

John Greenfield

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 9:59pm

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At 5:33pm on August 25, 2011, Andrew said…
Done.  Thanks again for leading the ride on Saturday.
At 8:09pm on June 21, 2010, J M said…
Was curious if you were going to lead another Perimeter Ride this summer. If so, when?
At 11:56am on January 27, 2010, Matt Roben said…
Hi John- I am so sorry I missed your friend request back in October regarding the Midnight Circus show/Time Out article- BUMMER! I will definitely keep you informed the next time I am using my bike for anything fun and circusy...
At 7:40pm on December 12, 2009, Andrew Bedno said…
If memory serves, today may have been the first time we've well met. I've long appreciated your contribution to the cause of bikes, anticipated meeting you, and was not disappointed.
At 4:32pm on August 24, 2009, JoAnna said…
oops, that's a thanks to David the Great for biking through the hood with me... hmmm. what exactly was in that "rainbow cone?" Actually they are opening up another location on Diversey near Halsted...
At 12:09pm on August 24, 2009, David the Great said…
I really like your profile picture. :)
At 12:53am on August 23, 2009, Ian said…
John,

Great ride, great route! Thank you.
At 11:58am on August 18, 2009, Wobbly said…
I did a VERY rough outline of last year's perimeter map here if you wanted to update...
At 11:55am on June 26, 2009, jessiejane said…
Hello John, Will you be planning a Michael Jackson tribute ride? Or at least a little song?
I hope so!
Jessica
At 2:49pm on May 4, 2009, John said…
Glad you could make it John - I think there should have been a prize for "sweetest ride" because you would have won.
 
 
 

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