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Bike valet for Wrigley concerts?
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Does anybody know if the bike valet is open for concerts at Wrigley? Thank you.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish on Friday.

Evanston virtual Ride of Silence

The Evanston  Ride of  Silence is virtual this year. Some of this year's rides are virtual  and some are actual.  Check www.rideofsilence.org to  see  if…Continue

Started May 3, 2021

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 Jul 2, 2020.

 

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David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion Bike valet for Wrigley concerts?
"There is bike valet for this weekend's concerts. "
Friday
David Barish replied to David Barish's discussion Bike valet for Wrigley concerts?
"Thanks Anne.  I saw that and have a feeling it  is only for ball games. We are probably taking the train. The lack of parking was not the issue. I was up for  riding home after a concert but I guess  I am wired that way. "
Jun 21
Anne Alt replied to David Barish's discussion Bike valet for Wrigley concerts?
Jun 20
David Barish posted a discussion

Bike valet for Wrigley concerts?

Does anybody know if the bike valet is open for concerts at Wrigley? Thank you.See More
Jun 20
David Barish replied to Fran Kondorf's discussion We All Knew This Would Happen
"This has become an epidemic. I have noticed many  vehicles  in  bikes lanes in recent weeks. I try to be patient and try to be aware but could just as easily be lying on the pavement no matter what I do.  In  an era of open…"
Jun 13
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Deadly stretch of Milwaukee Avenue raises concern among cyclists
"Milwaukee is very difficult.  I have ridden it many times but have been wondering  if I  should  just bail on Milwaukee and always take Elston. Elston  is on the other side of the  Kennedy. It runs by and large parallel…"
May 31
David Barish replied to Julie Aberman (Hochstadter)'s discussion Custom Bike Jersey for fathers day?
"Hi Julie- a friend has had  bike jerseys and this year tee shirts designed for a group called the Kibitzers. I do not  know whether  they will do a single shirt (perhaps everybody in the family would get one) or what  the…"
May 27
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"Hey guys, I like the discussion off bike lanes and am interested in both  sides of that  discussion,  but  agree with  Curtis's original  comment about the thread.  I will  not call it  a …"
Mar 1
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"1.64 miles. I rode to the CTA station  this morning to  finally break the ice off of  2022. At 2.56 miles I  have skied more than I  have cycled but that will be changed by tonight's ride  home. Baby steps."
Jan 4
David Barish replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"Current mileage. I suspect there will be a handful of  miles this week. Distance 2,226.4 mi This is down about 15% from last year but about median for the last five.  Way less miles on long rides and way more commuting rides of just a…"
Dec 27, 2021
David Barish replied to Dalton Bourne's discussion How to Get Bike Grease Out of Clothes?
"You  have  touched  on  a conundrum we all  face. One solution is to work on the bike naked.  Another is to wear clothes that are expected to get greased.  A number  of  years ago a cycling friend turned…"
Dec 15, 2021
David Barish replied to alan miller's discussion A dog ran into me.
Oct 21, 2021
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Clark/Diversey: Cyclist got run down by an Uber driver in a bike lane.
"It is always tough to make a decision at a time like this. We have to  give the  officer  their  authority and be respectful.  We also have to make sure you have the badge  number and  license plate of the…"
Oct 11, 2021
David Barish replied to Marco Verzocchi's discussion Construction on the Skokie Valley Bike Path (October 2021)
"The North Shore Century route is a good bypass for this section.  Ridge Rd is a lovely place to  ride a bike. At Clavey go left to  Ridge.  Turn  right on Ridge which seems  to  hit a dead end at Old Deerfield Rd.…"
Sep 27, 2021
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Bicyclist dies in Lawndale hit-and-run
"I  hope the local  pastors who opposed the protected lanes are praying  for  Jason."
Sep 15, 2021
David Barish replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Bicyclist, 70, killed in traffic accident on Museum Campus Drive
"This  seems like a truly  sad tale that  is still a bit  of a mystery. Is thee any indication that Mr. Sawicki had  a health issue such as a  stroke or heart attack? He was an experienced  cyclist who was …"
Sep 3, 2021

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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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