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Office Bike Room Issues
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My office's bike room has a policy that says bikes shouldn't be left overnight which no one observes. This makes sense because sometimes you really need to leave your bike overnight to avoid…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Oct 30.

CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
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Hey folks,A few months ago when the cyclist was struck on Belmont by a CTA bus I submitted a FOIA request for detailed responses about CTA's training procedures, standards of testing, and a schedule…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charlie Short 2.9 Oct 23.

Former Bike Lane Owner Adam Richard Glenn Identified at Charlottesville as Alt-Righter/Racist POS
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https://keenheartheart.tumblr.com/I've heard that he no longer works at The Bike Lane although I'm not sure, can anyone confirm?EDIT: Adam is no…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Aug 29, 2017.

What is proper protocol for cyclist on cyclist accidents?
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The pet peeves among the pedals thread reminded me of something I've thought about for time-to-time: What would you do or have you done after an accident with another cyclist?I think about this often…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Oscar Newman Jul 13, 2017.

 

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kb replied to Yasmeen's discussion Winter Riding: Hat Head, the Mess is Real :-/
"I totally second the braiding hair tip/brushing out when you get to work! Sometimes I put a slim cloth headband on underneath my knit hat to help wick moisture, too. I have a nice waterproof rapha cap but ended up ditching it for a regular beanie…"
Dec 5
kb replied to Yasmeen's discussion Winter Riding: Hat Head, the Mess is Real :-/
"I totally second the braiding hair tip/brushing out when you get to work! Sometimes I put a slim cloth headband on underneath my knit hat to help wick moisture, too. I have a nice waterproof rapha cap but ended up ditching it for a regular beanie…"
Dec 5
kb replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Pedestrians on Dearborn
"That weird stretch of Randolph by Clinton is always lousy with pedestrians too, I'm not sure what city planner thought it was a good idea to have the bike lane route through a sidewalk like that. I feel like making the bike lane a color other…"
Nov 13
kb replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"People were complaining about old bikes?? who cares!"
Oct 29
kb replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"The firm I work for is just a tenant so this is a management company enforcing these rules. They've been difficult and openly rude on a number of fronts outside of the bike room so I suspect they are just going to tell me to f off."
Oct 29
clp replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"Well as a landlord, when you provide bike rooms, they inevitably become clogged with old, unwanted bikes.  For some people, they get up in the morning once a year with the thought 'i think i'll ride my bike today!'  …"
Oct 27
BikeScnhook replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"My building has the same policy. A big sign in the bike storage claims that people were complaining, so any bikes left after 11pm would be disposed of, and that if you have to work later to let security know."
Oct 27
herdingbats replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"Is building management separate from company management or does your company own and run the building? If it's the former, then get some allies in company management—the building management works for them! If it's the latter, then,…"
Oct 26
kb replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"Yes it's a risk-- I am about to go out of town for two days so they permitted me 'just this once' to store my bike in my office provided I remove both wheels before taking it in on the (huge) elevator up to my office. Apparently…"
Oct 26
Ernesto Lube replied to kb's discussion Office Bike Room Issues
"Left overnight? That's a lame policy. We don't have a bike room, but the whole basement in my building. Car parking and also the walls for the bikes - I've seen a few bikes there that have been left for months. Do the petition thing."
Oct 26
kb posted a discussion

Office Bike Room Issues

My office's bike room has a policy that says bikes shouldn't be left overnight which no one observes. This makes sense because sometimes you really need to leave your bike overnight to avoid hazardous biking conditions among other things. Also it's just nice to give your tenants some flexibility.So this afternoon, bike room users get an email from building management that we have to clear out bikes by the EOD or locks will be cut due to some maintenance work in the bike room. I can store my…See More
Oct 26
Charlie Short 2.9 replied to kb's discussion CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
"Also available on YouTube"
Oct 23
V W replied to kb's discussion CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
"Thank you for doing this. "
Oct 22
Jim Reho replied to kb's discussion CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
"I'm pretty sure this is the training video they're referencing.   Share The Road"
Oct 22
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to kb's discussion CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
"It says nothing about how to deal with bicycle traffic."
Oct 22
kb replied to kb's discussion CTA FOIA response regarding bus driver training
"Quick read through: it seems as though they have ignored several of my requests, including the request for all video training materials (a video training guide is referenced on the last page of the production). It's possible that there were no…"
Oct 22

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