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Bob Kastigar
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  • Chicago Illinois
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Spring Equinox
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Mar 25.

Tweed Ride?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Mar 7.

 

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Anne Alt replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Spring Equinox
"I've run into this challenge a few times recently. It's a good reason to have headlights and taillights on."
Mar 25
Bob Kastigar posted an event

Critical Mass at Downtown Daley Plaza

March 26, 2021 from 6pm to 10pm
Last Friday of this month. 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. Family friendly, suitable for adults and children.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn.TIMES OF COVID: Please make sure to wear a face mask. Keep social distance. If you can break down to smaller groups, that is what is recommended. See More
Mar 24
Bob Kastigar posted a discussion

Spring Equinox

At this time of the year, both cars and bikes may be riding directly into the sun, on the east-west streets.Eastbound, in the morning; westbound in the afternoon or evening.See More
Mar 14
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Tweed Ride?
"Fad. Totally."
Mar 7
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The City Where Cars Are Not Welcome

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/28/business/heidelberg-cars-environment.htmlHEIDELBERG, Germany — Eckart Würzner, a mayor on a mission to make his city emission free, is not terribly impressed by promises from General Motors,…See More
Feb 28
Bill P replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Tweed Ride?
"see the British Bicycles of Chicago group......nothing in the last few years."
Feb 25
Bill P replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Tweed Ride?
"May%201st%20Tweed%20Ride%21%20-%20the%20chainlink.mp4"
Feb 25
Bill P replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Tweed Ride?
"May, 2011"
Feb 25

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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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