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  • Chicago, IL
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Contacting Your Alderman
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I submit incidents to Bike Lane Uprising, but what do you think of this letter directly to the Alderman?  I'm of the mind that politicians respond to direct communication.I write to bring your…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Argonne69 May 3, 2019.

Horribly Hilly Hundreds 2019

Looks like I didn't get in the lottery.  Anyone with a spare registration?Continue

Started Feb 19, 2019

Lake Shore Drive Shutdown
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As of 4:29, both directions of the drive are shut down to cars.  Feel free to keep biking on the the lakefront trail though.About 100-150 people on the southbound lanes at Belmont.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Kastigar Aug 3, 2018.

 

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Eric Pounder replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Just past my total miles from 2019, all of them done solo.  "
Nov 19
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Are You Riding More or Less During Covid?
"More since bike riding is about the only activity available.  Though I'm doing more hours solo, rather than on all the group rides that have been canceled.  "
Jul 23
Eric Pounder replied to David Barish's discussion shout out to a city worker with a truck
"Thanks for sharing a good story."
Jul 1
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion $4.75 Million Donation for Repair of Lakefront Trail, Information on the Reopening
"There should be a system where people who make more than others, give a part of their income for public infrastructure.  We could even have a special department of the government that would collect the money every year.  I'm thinking…"
Jun 21
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Another Take on Exercise in Times of COVID-19
"In the times of protest!"
Jun 2
Eric Pounder replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Just passing 1,000 miles this week.  A little bit above average."
Jun 2
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding While Masked - Post 'em Up!
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May 2
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Another Take on Exercise in Times of COVID-19
"I have used the LFT as my main training ground for years.  While I'm not too far behind my regular seasonal variation of fitness due to the cold weather, riding on interior streets is definitely slower.  My strava time shows it via…"
Apr 29
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion Study on What a Safe Distance Is When Out Riding, Running, Walking
"The idea seems to make sense.  I know the micro-climate created in the draft of a bike rider in front of me seems like it could be conducive to aerosol dispersal.  And I know even a bike length or two behind someone still has an impact on…"
Apr 9
Eric Pounder replied to James's discussion McGrath Lexus/Acura Truck Driver Parked in Elston Bike Lane Chased Me with a Crowbar
"That sounds like he committed a crime against you, even if he didn't hit you.  File a police report. "
Mar 5
Eric Pounder replied to Gage B.'s discussion Concrete Barrier on Lakefront path
"As I rode it yesterday, I was thinking these barriers might just help to keep spray from LSD from dumping onto the bike path, as opposed to water/snow blowing over from the lake to LSD. "
Oct 2, 2019
Eric Pounder replied to Renee Patten's discussion Update on North Lake Shore Drive Project -- Bikers/Peds needed @ community meeting 9/26 6-8pm
"Everyone's talking about LSD bike improvements, but this guy's acting on it!"
Oct 2, 2019
Eric Pounder replied to Jim Reho's discussion Favorite autumn rides
"Someone will probably suggest the Apple Cider Century.  To which I will counter that those roads are horrible and made me vow not to ride it again.  I had planned to do the century last year, but cut it short due to the poor maintenance of…"
Sep 19, 2019
Eric Pounder replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Navy Pier Flyover to close Tuesday 9/3 for about a month
"Going north I take Illinois all the way out around Lake Point Tower."
Sep 9, 2019
Eric Pounder replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Navy Pier Flyover to close Tuesday 9/3 for about a month
"As of yesterday IMG_20190904_170050.jpg"
Sep 5, 2019
Eric Pounder replied to Moose's discussion North Branch Trail crossing closed at Howard avenue in Niles, IL
"Yes, it is back open.  No problems getting through."
Sep 3, 2019

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Distance, Social, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I like bikes!
My first bike:
Huffy bought at police auction

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