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Do you ride with a camera?
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I don't need to know the reasons why... I think it's pretty clear. I've been hit and doored, so I'm flirting with the idea of getting a camera.Curious if you do and what works well for you.And if you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SC 43 minutes ago.

Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
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Alderman Sophia King is having a meeting to specifically address the needs of bike lanes in the 4th ward. The 4th ward includes Hyde Park, Grand Boulevard, Douglas, The Gap, Bronzeville, South Loop,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Hutchinson May 9.

Bike Fitting
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It's been awhile since this was asked. Where would you go for a bike fitting?So far I've got...Trek: $130-$260BFF: $150Element: $200VeloSmith: $325Get a Grip: $325I am more financially comfortable at…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Haynes Dec 25, 2018.

Where to buy used bike
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Hi! Looking for a used bike. I know of Working Bikes but to expand my options, is there anywhere else in Chicagoland?I was thinking something similar to Pros Closet in Boulder.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Hutchinson Dec 27, 2018.

 

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Ernesto Lube replied to Meg's discussion Do you ride with a camera?
"Always. GoPro 4. "
3 hours ago
TonyP replied to Meg's discussion Do you ride with a camera?
"A rear mount under the saddle. Another bike has a forward mount on the bars. An older GoPro with a second battery on a saddle mount to extend the time. Deleted when I get home, unless."
18 hours ago
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Meg's discussion Do you ride with a camera?
"I do not use a camera. I've been doored a few times. Not sure it would help there. On the near misses where it might help, most of the time I simply don't care to let the incident continue to gnaw at me, which I think collating the video…"
21 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Meg's discussion Do you ride with a camera?
"I use a body mounted video camera. I ride a Divvy, so a permanent mount on the bike is a no-go. The camera is too big to be mounted on a helmet."
22 hours ago
Tooscrapps replied to Meg's discussion Do you ride with a camera?
"I ride with a helmet mount as it doesn't limit you to a fixed field of view. However, a seat mounted rear camera would be a great addition. "
23 hours ago
Meg posted a discussion

Do you ride with a camera?

I don't need to know the reasons why... I think it's pretty clear. I've been hit and doored, so I'm flirting with the idea of getting a camera.Curious if you do and what works well for you.And if you helmet mount or bike mount.Thanks!See More
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Phillip Hutchinson replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
"Unfortunately the Harrison curb does not seem to include the WB portion just East of Clark, where daycare/preschool parents frequently park cars in the bike lane during rush hour to pick up kids.  "
May 9
Yasmeen replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
"Thanks for the background. "
May 9
Argonne69 replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
"I guess that makes sense. Northbound riders on Plymouth have to cross Polk, which can be quite congested. Allowing them to ride westbound on the south side of Polk will be much easier.  Hopefully the concrete curb will be high. "
May 8
Anne Alt replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
"The main purpose of that change is eliminating the left turn hazard for northbound riders going from Plymouth to Polk. Sometimes it's okay now, and sometimes it's quite hazardous.  The change will be a new curb-protected 2-way lane…"
May 8
Ernesto Lube replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting - Update!
"After I left the meeting, I noticed last night that they have already spray painted markings on the pavement for where the actual bike lane pain will go."
May 8
curt(is) locke replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting
"While it's true that most of Hyde Park falls within the 5th Ward, Sophia King certainly DOES represent HP, particularly the north side of the revitalized 53rd Street corridor."
May 7
curt(is) locke replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting
"Sophia King won re-election handily (66.5%) back in February while repeatedly blowing off community-organized candidate forums. However, she was appointed to the position only 3 years ago to fill the vacancy of Will Burns, who left suddenly to take…"
May 7
Meg replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting
"LOL on me  I extracted that info from the 4th ward websit . "
May 7
lft_rat replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting
"Small correction: The 4th ward excludes the vast majority of Hyde Park and much of South Loop. "
May 7
Yasmeen replied to Meg's discussion Ald King 4th Ward Bike Lane Meeting
"Sure! Here's the group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/HelloSouthLoop/ It's a bit of a scroll down to the discussion. "
May 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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