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European View of Good Bikeshare Practices

Short and interesting.…Continue

Tags: Federation, Cycling, European

Started Oct 23, 2017

Dockless Bikeshare May Not Be the Wave of the Future
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. Oct 17, 2017.

MUP Etiquette
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I've been happily impressed to see so many people enjoying the 606.  It's great to have a place where kids can bring their little bikes and scooters and ride without fear of being run over by a…Continue

Tags: etiquette, 606

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Jun 5, 2017.

The scourge of plastic trash
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On any windy day, plastic bags and wrap is blowing around the streets. Where does it prefer to go? In my drive train, of course, stranding me in an intersection on Lawrence Ave. One more reason to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Lazzaro May 8, 2017.

 

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Paul Lazzaro replied to Scott Chillson's discussion Automated Driving Safety Survey for Bikes and Peds
"But mostly that exists in car commercials, not IRL..."
Saturday
Paul Lazzaro replied to Jim Reho's discussion Was It Just Me?
"Me, too."
Mar 28
Paul Lazzaro replied to Alex Z's discussion Divvy seat height
"5'-8" -  I use just shy of 7."
Mar 26
Paul Lazzaro replied to Jim Reho's discussion Sad Uber Event
"From what I see in the video, I agree with this article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-22/video-said-to-show-failure-of-uber-s-tech-in-fatal-arizona-crash The following excerpt sums up my impression, too: "The Uber SUV’s…"
Mar 22
Paul Lazzaro replied to Yasmeen's discussion Just Ordered a Brompton, Any Advice?
"The EZ wheels are much nicer for rolling the bike along as a grocery cart.  I like the cheap grocery basket accessory, too.  Also, you don't need an expensive bag to cover it on the train - I use a $4 DIMPA bag from IKEA.  The…"
Mar 11
Paul Lazzaro replied to Nançois's discussion For Sale: 1976 Ladies Raleigh Superbe
"Lovely."
Feb 26
Paul Lazzaro replied to Yasmeen's discussion Local Bike Shops: Share Your Favorites
"If you ride for transportation, J.C. Lind on Wells is definitely a place to check out.  Jon will get you on the road with a practical bike for what you need to do.  ttps://jclindbikes.com/"
Feb 22
Paul Lazzaro replied to V W's discussion Secondhand smoke when locking up bike
Feb 17
Paul Lazzaro replied to V W's discussion Secondhand smoke when locking up bike
"They don't care about ashtrays.  The world is their ashtray, if you haven't noticed.  They're looking for something to sit on or lean against. Usually they move a couple of feet over when they see I want to use the bike rack…"
Feb 17
Paul Lazzaro replied to Gene Tenner's discussion How to fix a frozen rear derailleur?
Feb 7
Paul Lazzaro replied to Gene Tenner's discussion How to fix a frozen rear derailleur?
"Is this on your recumbent trike?  Is this a new problem?  Have you changed anything on the trike recently?  Can you remember these questions after stopping at Binny's?"
Feb 7
Paul Lazzaro replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"I'd go with Schwalbe Marathons.  Any tire can get punctured, but I don't recall ever having a flat with a Marathon.  The other obvious advice is to stay clear, as much as possible, of the gravel, salt, and puddles near the curb…"
Feb 2
Paul Lazzaro replied to Yasmeen's discussion Divvy Members Will Now Have 45 Minutes Between Stations
"The 45 minute limit will be great for Northsiders commuting downtown.  30 minutes from Edgewater is iffy on a 50 lb bike!"
Jan 29
Paul Lazzaro replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oak Park trustees vote to kill the village's Divvy program
"Bikeshare is tough in a suburban environment.  It may work in Evanston because of the large student population and proximity to bike-friendly destinations in Chicago.  Oak Park seems much less connected in this way."
Jan 21
Paul Lazzaro replied to Yasmeen's discussion New Year's Day Johnny Sprocket's Ride: Saved a Life This Morning
"Wonderful."
Jan 2
Paul Lazzaro replied to Mark's discussion Riding on Park District property
"I've seen other signs in that area directing cyclists to walk.  Perhaps there is concern about the many elderly walkers on those sidewalks.  I have always ridden there, albeit slowly and carefully."
Nov 13, 2017

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Articles by Brett Ratner
My first bike:
LeMond

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