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When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
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Yup...that happened.  Blasting along just north of the LFT this morning.  Watching the ground for ice when the car door opened. 15feet later with a couple of bruises I got a real good look at the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by PK RPR Apr 22.

Local 'Stand up guy' tales hit and run 6 blocks through alleys to get plate

A Friend of mine I grew up with in evanston posted to FB describing a bad hit a run of a woman biker on a side street during Thursday nights rush...he followed the driver 6 blocks to get the…Continue

Started Sep 18, 2015

Best routes (tricks) around Oak-Ohio closure
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My first winter on the road commuting and loving it, don't mind the cold at all, snow pack is okay..I have good routes trough Evanston and Rogers Park but icy streets downtown sketch me outHoping to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by PK RPR Jan 15, 2015.

 

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PK RPR replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"The cyclists who stopped were absolute champs... took all the cab info and kept the driver there until I recovered enough to confirm I was truly okay. phones out, pictures taken and ready to call an ambulance if I needed it.  This was…"
Apr 22
ketoguychicago replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"It is great that people stopped to help.  It is a sample size of one, but supports my thesis that most people are good people. "
Apr 19
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Yes, very lucky indeed considering the perfect storm of circumstances."
Apr 18
clp replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Gee PK, I'm glad you're ok.  I too have always thought I could avoid dooring by riding to the far left of most parked cars.  Thanks for that dose of reality, by analyzing the 'contributing factors' to your fall. If it…"
Apr 18
PK RPR replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Yeh I always thought I would be able to avoid it...I was wrong...even riding on the far left side of the bike lane contributing factors.(1) car was parked off curb with driver side wheels fully in the lane (2) first car after the intersection so I…"
Apr 17
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Good to see people concerned enough to stop and help after winning such a door prize. My biggest fear are door prizes and getting hit from behind :P"
Apr 17
Anne Alt replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"I'm glad that it wasn't worse and that people stopped to help."
Apr 16
Ernesto Lube replied to PK RPR's discussion When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped
"Yikes! careful!"
Apr 16
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When one door opens...thank you to the Cyclist who stopped

Yup...that happened.  Blasting along just north of the LFT this morning.  Watching the ground for ice when the car door opened. 15feet later with a couple of bruises I got a real good look at the pavement thank you to the two cyclists who stopped, delt with the driver and checked if I was okay....and really checked, not just riding on adrenaline you make the world better.  Thank you.  I am.  I got lucky.  Nothing some ice isn’t fixingbe careful out there everyone, and do stop to helpPKSee More
Apr 15

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