"The ramps to and from Route 14 have wide shoulders and feel safe, at least to confident cyclists. They allow access to Ela Road heading north to Cuba Road. Some peel off where Long Grove Road t-bones into Ela to ride the Cuba…"
"Brian, there is a 3rd road that also crosses at this intersection that was omitted from your comments, that being Ela Road, which is in generally good condition with a wide, well-marked shoulder to stay safe from traffic. It is a prominent…"
"Brian, I'd suspect at least some of the people you've seen are going to and from Deer Grove for the purposes of riding on bike the trails there. Indeed lots of folks ride there, me included. There are quite a few miles of…"
Hi I drive past Dundee Rd on Route 14 in Barrington/Palatine a few times a week. It's a strange intersection, as Dundee as on/off ramps to get onto 14. I frequently see cyclists crossing Route 14 which is super dangerous because of the speed.I know Deer Grove Forest Preserve is near by, but is there a common reason why someone would do that? Do a lot of people bike in Deer Grove?Curious.BrianSee More
"I have not done Critical Mass for a long time. I loved it: it made me feel a lot safer riding the streets with a lot of other cyclists. It was amazing to have the street be safe and filled with a feeling of joy.
I think the focus on the…"
"From time to time, I've used my cell phone at top volume. I have a small bag that hangs from my handlebars that I can put my cell phone it and hear music. It doesn't blast others; it is ok to sing a long for most stretches; it…"