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Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
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Came across this via Facebookanyone hear more about it?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Aug 13.

Most Bike Friendly Apts
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I was thinking about this recently... what are the most bike friendly apartments you can think of? We viewed a complex with both indoor bike storage and a bike repair room.(…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Meg Jun 16.

Charity Bike Rides?
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Are there any charity bike rides this spring/summer/fall upcoming that are worthwhile? I currently bike about 20 miles one way to work and would like to add a challenge this summer.I am not the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Len Krietz Jan 14.

Route Question
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Hi All.I'm curious about preferred route.Here's the plan. I live near the Lawrence red line and work near the Oak Park green line. It's approx 13.5 miles and I plan to start biking it. FWIW my shift…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Aug 3, 2017.

 

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Tom A.K. replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
Aug 13
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
Aug 13
Tom A.K. replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"Actually this incident occurred  on a Thursday night June 14, 2018 at about 9pm. A 46-year-old female cyclist was hit by a person driving a grey Mini Cooper in the vicinity of 1300 w. Cortland St. There was no recent update on her condition…"
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"It's been confirmed by people who have met her in my local community but not formally in the news if it is the same Angela Park."
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Angela Park ran Spark MultiSport and was an avid cyclist and triathlete. http://www.sparkmultisport.com/meet.html"
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"I have no idea how to edit my comment but as quickly as I wrote it, I found the information. Her name is/was Angela Park, of the 3400 block of South Prairie. https://abc7chicago.com/bicyclist-fatally-struck-by-truck-in-west-loop-idd/3922563/"
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Anyone know more about the cyclist--name or community she's from? I know it's premature as the accident just happened but I am hopeful some sort of memorial will be incorporated in the Critical Mass ride."
Aug 10
Meg replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"This is my biggest fear. too. I have no idea what I can do to be more visible than I already am.  My sincere sympathies to the cyclist, her friends, and family. Word to the wise--don't read the comments of any one of the stories about…"
Aug 9
David Barish replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"Yup. Just realized that the posted clip was not  from today's crash."
Aug 9
Yasmeen replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"unfortunately, this is a different crash (from a few days ago).  The woman that died this morning was struck this morning by a truck driver making a right turn.…"
Aug 9
David Barish replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"Oh, my heart goes out  to this poor  woman's friends and her family.  She was riding  her  bike doing what we all do and the video shows the truck simply clip her  without  appearing  to be aware of her…"
Aug 9
Matt Talbert replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"Do we have an update on the condition of the cyclist?"
Aug 9
Tom A.K. replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"The crash incident location is actually at 1339 w. Cortland where the street widens and then severely narrows with the bike lane. Good work CPD !"
Aug 7
Tom A.K. replied to Meg's discussion Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run
"That looked horrible. It appears that the cyclist was clipped from the mirror of the SUV that was speeding. The cyclist goes down backwards hitting his head and seems to be totally unconscious and makes no movement at all in the video. I also hope…"
Aug 7
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Bicyclist hit by car - hit and run

Came across this via Facebookanyone hear more about it?https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoPoliceDepartment/videos/10155303261911534/I hope the bicyclist is ok!See More
Aug 7

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Learning more about biking in Chicago
About me:
I'm a social worker by day

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