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Bicycle Magazine: Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail Is the World's Best Bike Path
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep Jun 2, 2017.

Congratulations Chicago Cubs!
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Congratulations Chicago Cubs...on a spectacular season!on a fantastic post season run!on an epic World Series!signed,a North Side Sox fanContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 6, 2016.

Thinning the herd!

A lack of available space in my apartment means I need to -2 in order to +1!Two bikes for sale, discounted price for Chainlinkers (w/Craigslist links):56cm Scattante SSR custom build, $325…Continue

Started Aug 14, 2016

Happy April Fools Day!
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This was in my Inbox this morning:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Apr 1, 2016.

 

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Sean Newby replied to Yasmeen's discussion Another car crashes after veering off LSD and through the bike path
"This is the same section where a car hit a lightpole in April; the Armco barriers had not been repaired since. I think we should be asking CDOT if the barrier in that area was compromised or weakened; and why it had not been repaired or replaced…"
Monday
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"735.26 miles for may, bringing my Y-T-D total to 2,213.84."
Jun 1
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"580.54 miles in April, 1,478.58 miles year to date, all outdoors."
Apr 30
Sean Newby replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"or get plates that aren't so easy to remember! i don't usually go down wells, but will now keep an eye out for him in case we cross paths in the future."
Apr 18
Sean Newby replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"To the tool in the dark grey Mercedes E-Class (?), IL vanity license plate WEINIII: 1. Wells St is not a speedway. Slow down. 2. Bikes are allowed to take the lane. Period. 3. The law is 3 feet, not 6 inches. If I had any doubt as to the size of…"
Apr 18
Sean Newby replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Lake Front crash from last night
"The signage, lane usage markings and striping in general is a joke, but is especially bad around Belmont Harbor. Now that it is getting nice out my time on the Lakefront Trail will be limited to early AM, weeknights after 8, and maybe (strong maybe)…"
Apr 9
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"366.99 miles for March, bringing my 2019 total up to 898.04"
Apr 1
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"531 miles as of 2/28, all outdoors. can't do the hamster wheel."
Mar 3
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"5,296.16 total for 2018; not as much as I was aiming for, but at least more than 2017"
Dec 31
Sean Newby replied to Alex Z's discussion Anyone brave the snow this morning?
"tried out the new studded tires today. gotta tweak tire pressures, and get mindset back into riding through slop and not on dry roads. getting to the end of my street was just as dangerous as ever, but after that i was almost fearless riding down…"
Nov 26, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"i believe the Lombard location will still be open, if you have a car and either live in the 'burbs or are inclined to drive out there. not really an option for me. i don't know about running out of shops...i have a couple that i really…"
Nov 19, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"according to the store manager at Lincoln Park, they are scheduled for closing. according to Performance's website, redemption of points is suspended at these stores, which likely are the same as those scheduled for…"
Nov 19, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"not unless you've entered into a kickback scheme, i mean "administrative revenue sharing program" with the city. after all, the city needs to know that you haven't manipulated the image or the equipment in order to capture and…"
Oct 22, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Gage B.'s discussion New Lakefront Path Pavement- Northside
"i wouldn't assume anything regarding lighting on the lakefront trail; there have been dark stretches for years that never got addressed."
Oct 17, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Brian's discussion Will Elston Protected Lanes Be Repaved?
"that sounds like the contractor People's Gas uses. every time i see People's Gas cutting up the street those mounds show up, and i only see those mounds where people's Gas has been."
Sep 18, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"nice of the Park District to install these "segregated" bike paths, then allow them to be co-opted by race organizers for their routes. it seems to me that this would be an excellent occasion promote the new paths, and their proper…"
Aug 17, 2018

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Rediscovered cycling in the Santa Cruz mountains and been hooked since. The style may different out here, but the Zen is the same!

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