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Bob Kastigar
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  • Chicago Illinois
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David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Automnal Equinox
"A number of years ago I wrote this essay. ------------------------- It is that time of blinding transition. Again.    I am driving my car in an easterly direction at about 730 am. The sun has  risen over the lake and is looking …"
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Automnal Equinox

This is the week of the Autumn Equinox - where the day and night are equal, and the sun is passing over the horizon. If you riding on the east-west streets in the morning or afternoon be aware that you and others (both on bikes and CARS) may be riding directly facing the sun, and in the glare may not see you.https://news.yahoo.com/1st-day-fall-2020-5-152743709.htmlSee More
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

April 30, 2021 from 6pm to 11pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown for 20+ years. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn.See More
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TonyP replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"52 miles in todays conditions was quite a ride."
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ketoguychicago replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"52 miles for me on the bike,52 miles on the car to get the emissions tested (another IDOT special) so I combined the trips to get some north suburb trail riding in.  A beautiful day for it for sure.  A little windy but the easterlies off…"
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Carter O'Brien replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council
"Thanks John, I haven't gotten any MBAC emails in a while, so I was curious what the deal was. Glad to hear they're working with CNT on their strategic plan, those folks are great. Carter"
Sep 15
Bob Kastigar posted a discussion

CDOT begins work on protected bike lanes along a ‘high crash’ corridor in Logan Square

The work began Monday and includes two new crosswalks along Milwaukee Avenue.By Stefano Esposito Updated Sep 14, 2020, 1:58pm CDTWork got under way Monday for new protected bike lanes along a “high crash” stretch of Milwaukee Avenue in the Logan Square neighborhood.The lanes are going in on Milwaukee between Western and California avenues, part of a project known as “Vision Zero,” which has the goal of eliminating traffic…See More
Sep 15
TonyP replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Water is pretty much the Staff of Life."
Sep 15

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Social
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Catching up on recent posts and news about cycling.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://homepages.neiu.edu/~rkastig1

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At 2:07pm on April 6, 2016, Andrew St. Paul said…

Hi Bob, I am considering applying to MBAC. I was wondering if you wanna grab a half hour lunch or a drink during a weekday this or next week... meet at a place at your convenience? 

At 3:52pm on August 18, 2015, Richard F said…

Hi. Thanks for the message. I think at this point I am bringing my bike, but I'd be interested in what you have as a loaner? Richard

At 9:06am on August 7, 2015, Fergie said…

Okay, thank you. Nancy

At 8:33am on December 9, 2013, Duppie said…

Bob,  I can live without most of the things Ghostery suppresses (facebook, twitter integration, tracker cookies, certain ads). And if I 'need' to see a particular component, I just add an exception.

I run Ghostery in combo with AdBlock Plus. I rarely see ads anymore.

At 9:45am on June 25, 2013, Anne B. said…

Thanks for all the info- I'll let you know what I end up doing! Haven't been to Mackinaw since I was about 10 and all I remember is fudge and pony rides... :)

At 8:11pm on June 24, 2013, Anne B. said…

The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive:  

http://www.lake-express.com/schedule.html  http://www.ssbadger.com/schedule-fares/

Do you think it's worth it to buy/carry "Round Lake Michigan: A Bicyclist's Tour Guide"? I don't have a smartphone or garmin or anything so I thought the maps in here might prove useful. 

At 10:09am on May 2, 2010, Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! said…
YYo!
At 2:21am on November 22, 2009, Glen (FTF) said…
That would be great to look at and help plan my GIT adventure! its my first ride that's more then a few days long (week or more). I convinced my girlfriend to come with so Im really excited.
 
 
 

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