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David Barish
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shout out to a city worker with a truck
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I was horrified when  I read about the poor woman in  Avondale who was hit by a city truck. I  have a daughter who lives and bikes there. She was horrified when I  e-mailed  her  about that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago on Thursday.

Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
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I got an  e-mail from  them yesterday.  It is reflected on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/327502661313125/I felt…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Greenfield Feb 8, 2019.

Sadly he is no longer in a "spot of bother."
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Paul Sherwen, a broadcaster who cycling  fans have been listening to for  years has  passed away.  In typical British  understatement he would  describe a  racer who was feeling  the  effects of  a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 5, 2018.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to David Barish's discussion shout out to a city worker with a truck
"Agreed.  Besides, virtually everything we have, or at least its components (including our bikes) is transported via truck of some sort at one time or another in it's production cycle.  To continue to fight stereo types about such…"
Thursday
Jim Reho replied to David Barish's discussion shout out to a city worker with a truck
"Heartening. Yes!"
Thursday
Eric Pounder replied to David Barish's discussion shout out to a city worker with a truck
"Thanks for sharing a good story."
Wednesday
Yasmeen replied to David Barish's discussion shout out to a city worker with a truck
"Glad you were able to get help with your flat and the person was very helpful. :-)"
Wednesday
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shout out to a city worker with a truck

I was horrified when  I read about the poor woman in  Avondale who was hit by a city truck. I  have a daughter who lives and bikes there. She was horrified when I  e-mailed  her  about that crash.This is a big city and not  every story about city trucks is so disconcerting.Yesterday I left work in  the loop and  found  that my front tire was flat.  When  I took the wheel off the bike and inspected it I easily found the  piece of  glass that was the cause of the flat. I also  found that for some…See More
Wednesday
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion "We Must Talk About Race When We Talk About Bikes"
"Yasmeen is the only person  on this thread I have ridden a bike with. I know everybody else only by their comments on  this forum. I assume we are all  caring  people.  Bob, you  are taking heat for your pithy comment,…"
Jun 16
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Jun 11
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"934.7 through last Sunday. "
Jun 10
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Study on What a Safe Distance Is When Out Riding, Running, Walking
"It  is all about  managing risk. No matter what we do outside of our own  living spaces, we encounter risk. We aim to reduce the risk  that we infect others and that  others infect us. Our actions matter for  us but…"
Apr 14
David Barish replied to David Henri's discussion 6 feet, not 6 inches on the trail
"When riding a  bike 6 feet is not enough.  The higher  the  speed the greater the interval  should  be. On  any trail there is no good  way to have  sufficient distance to the side  so we have to…"
Apr 13
David Barish replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"back  on  topic- I  rode to work today for a change  of  pace after two weeks  of working from the dining  room  table.  At a stop light on  Kinzie from a distance  of  about three …"
Apr 6
David Barish replied to Renee Patten's discussion Careful with physical distancing on forest preserve trails, we don't want the districts to shut them down to people
"Last Friday the weather was very nice in the  mid afternoon.  My bride and I took a stroll from the far south end of the NBT after ordering  from  the carhop at  Superdawg and liberally using sanitizing products. The carhop…"
Apr 6
David Barish replied to David P.'s discussion We may be quarantined, but at least we can still watch racing
"I can't stop watching these. "
Mar 30
David Barish replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"It is hard to find the balance.  Protect yourself. Stay awey. Use all the lotions, potions and unctions that keep you disinfected. Then,perhaps think of calling your neighbor to wish him/her well and  leave a box of cereal, a bag of chips,…"
Mar 22
David Barish replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"On Monday it seems a  lot safer. There were less motorized vehicles coming to and from the loop.  It was a bit post apocalyptic riding in the early evening with most  bars and restaurants already closed and fewer people milling about…"
Mar 17
James and David Barish are now friends
Mar 6

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
bike stuff
About me:
long time commuter. Past President of Evanston Bike Club. I represent injured workers.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.kfeej.com

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