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Is Anyone monitoring event additions to the calendar
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Just checking ... Who is approving event additions to the calendar now?I've tried posting the 43rd Folks on Spokes Spring Fling invitational ride, but it isn't appearing on the calendar.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt May 31.

Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
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Can anyone recommend a bike shop in Hyde Park that can help a 'returning' cyclist pick a bike suitable for commuting?TIALarryContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Patricia Unsinn Sep 1, 2020.

Swedish Engineer Turns Bicycle into mini-car

Looks like fun ...…Continue

Started Apr 21, 2016

Not much has changed in the last 65 years
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Motorists, circa 1950https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZgiVicpZGkContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 13, 2015.

 

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Mike Zumwalt replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Is Anyone monitoring event additions to the calendar
"Yasmeen is still moderator right? She took over years back after Julie went to start a family  I'm not into riding for fun much anymore after doing it for work all week but group events would still be nice as an option"
May 31
Bob Kastigar replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Is Anyone monitoring event additions to the calendar
"I've been posting the monthly Critical Mass ride, and it never gets approved or appears on the calendar.  Is the Chainlink dying?"
May 30
Larry Mysz posted a discussion

Is Anyone monitoring event additions to the calendar

Just checking ... Who is approving event additions to the calendar now?I've tried posting the 43rd Folks on Spokes Spring Fling invitational ride, but it isn't appearing on the calendar.See More
May 22
Larry Mysz posted an event
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Folks on Spokes Spring Fling at Monee Reservoir, Catfish Shelter

June 4, 2023 from 7am to 4pm
Join us on Sunday, June 4, 2023 for the FOS Spring Fling Ride -42 years sponsoring one of Chicagoland's premier invitationals.          START LOCATION: Monee Reservoir, Catfish Shelter27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449Registration Opens May 1, 2022Registration Before June 1:  $25Any June or on site reservations:  $30Mail in registrations must be received by June 1Online registration ends June 3. Day of registration allowed: Cash and check only.(Credit cards cannot be accepted on the day of…See More
May 9, 2023
Larry Mysz replied to Amy Y's discussion Bicycle advocacy
"Two great advocacy organizations are: Ride Illinois: https://rideillinois.org/ ; for statewide advocacy and The League of American Bicyclists: https://bikeleague.org/ ; for national advocacy  Larry@chicagobicycle.org"
May 7, 2021
Patricia Unsinn replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"Small shop also requires appointments for sales and posts their available inventory on Instagram  "
Sep 1, 2020
Larry Mysz replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"The inquiry was for a Learn To Ride student, a 35 yo woman who has not been on a bike since she was in 6th grade.   Last time I spoke with her she had decided to take a lesson or two before buying a bike of her own.  She registered…"
Sep 1, 2020
ketoguychicago replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"Just curious how this all turned out Larry.  Did you score a new ride at any of these places, or elsewhere, Craig's List, etc.? Some Craig's List stock here.  Can't vouch for any of it directly, just…"
Sep 1, 2020
Larry Mysz replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"Thank you, both.  I appreciate the leads."
Aug 14, 2020
curt(is) locke replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"Not much in the way of local options here, Larry. In addition to Blackstone Bicycles (Experimental Station) there is Small Shop, Cottage Grove at 43rd, which is a good resource -- but I understand that currently, like most bike shops, supply chain…"
Aug 14, 2020
ketoguychicago replied to Larry Mysz's discussion Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop
"Check in with: https://experimentalstation.org/blackstone Things are in flux right now but it is worth getting to know them and what they suggest at the moment.  https://blackstone-bicycle-works.shoplightspeed.com/"
Aug 14, 2020
Larry Mysz posted a discussion

Looking for Hyde Park Bike Shop

Can anyone recommend a bike shop in Hyde Park that can help a 'returning' cyclist pick a bike suitable for commuting?TIALarrySee More
Aug 14, 2020
Larry Mysz replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side
"Another possibility is that cyclist entered the intersection on a stale green light which changed before he could get all the way across. A longer yellow light might have helped. Earlier this morning WBBM radio broadcast  "Police reported…"
Nov 17, 2019
Larry Mysz replied to Jim Reho's discussion Cyclist Killed: Carla Aiello, 37, of Norwood Park Hit By Turning Truck Driver. Prev. Subject: Keeping a proper lookout
"This video, https://www.youtube.com/embed/-vMMuh3guCg ; is part of the Ride Illinois bikesafetyquiz.com. It demonstrates a truck's right-side blind spot that TonyP mentioned.  "
Nov 7, 2019
Larry Mysz replied to Jimmt G's discussion Old Plank Road Trail Safety - Chicago Heights
"ooops ... edit timed out while I was double checking the statistics .. just found another incident on OPRT in 2017, also in New Lennox.   Those 2014 incidents happened before the Chicago Heights section was completed in Sept 2015."
Jul 19, 2019
Larry Mysz replied to Jimmt G's discussion Old Plank Road Trail Safety - Chicago Heights
"The 1.2 mi section of OPRT through Chicago Heights does have a pretty rough neighborhood on one side.  But there has not been any crime on the Chicago Heights section since it opened in 2015. The only two OPRT problems that I am aware of both…"
Jul 19, 2019

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, My job involves biking, My business involves biking, Other
About me:
Surly LHT, Giant Cypress
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://ChicagoBicycle.org

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