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Anyone Have details of the Suburban Cyclist that was Airlifted this AM (4/22)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Aberhoch May 1, 2014.

Charity Bike Wash Returns! (Cancelled)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Banshee: 12-15mi May 20, 2014.

How far do you want the Law to go?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Niel Stuart Mar 21, 2014.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Carter O'Brien is absolutely right, not only regarding the crossing guard situation but likewise in the broader context of which those rules are a part.   "
Sep 13
Yasmeen replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Agreed, there's no excuse for cutting through a crossing like that and putting pedestrians in harm's way. I was referring to a bigger picture comment. "
Sep 11
ad replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"^^^^this.  It is 100% possible to believe the City (and the country) lacks acceptable bicycle infrastructure and accommodations, get upset that drivers (and the general public) use cyclists' bad behavior to in part justify not making…"
Sep 11
Carter O'Brien replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"In this case, cyclists have actually been given bike lanes. There is absolutely no justifiable concerned-for-ones-safety reason for a cyclist to ever ignore a school crossing guard. You are supposed to stop, period. Obviously cars are the bigger…"
Sep 11
Yasmeen replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"yes, but that isn't a reason to justify lacking in safe accommodations. I hear this pro-car argument all the time - oh, cyclists are law breakers. We are more likely to break the law to keep ourselves safe especially if we lack safe…"
Sep 11
Steve Weeks replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"I agree. The same thing applies (IMO) when there are cars waiting at a red light and a cyclist goes right on through. What must they think of us?"
Sep 11
Carter O'Brien replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"You: one of the all-too-regular Lincoln Ave. bike riders who weaves around the crossing guard stopping traffic by my kid's school at Lincoln & Cornelia. I am compelled to say something as this morning I couldn't help but notice your…"
Sep 11
David S. replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Time crossing such that "all bikes cross at once". That is, e.g., on Grand Ave, three red lights (with crossing guards) come on at once."
Apr 27

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
My Fingers
About me:
Current Info: Let's Go Yankees!!!

P.s. Yes I use the word "Chick" in regards to people of the feminine persuasion, I also use "Dude" for people of the masculine persuasion. It's ok, you're gonna be alright.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://snowgoggles.tumblr.com/

A silly video the wifey took of me.

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At 1:10pm on April 26, 2011, Vondo said…
If my @sshole boss lets me have the day off, I'm in. I'll let uou know by the end of the week. You will have to train me though, i've never done it before and all that power might go to my head!
At 11:13pm on April 1, 2011, Ed said…
I got tired of all the "ride" invitations...lol
At 7:57pm on February 10, 2011, christopher serrano said…
Yo text me at 773 4129184
At 1:19am on December 10, 2010, christopher serrano said…

Gabe i LIVE!!! lol I have a new number. wondering if your riding on the 18th? text me 7734129184

At 12:12am on October 15, 2010, christopher serrano said…
dude when do we ride?
At 9:10pm on September 7, 2010, Wesley Dolezal said…
I haven't gotten a call, or email yet either. I'm indifferent. If they contact me I'll go help out. If not, I'll make this (foodproof.com/photos/full/bacon-cheese-roll-1290) and watch a bunch of football.
At 8:36pm on August 19, 2010, FallenArches said…
Hey yourself! Looking forward to Saturday.
At 10:11pm on July 20, 2010, Cachet said…
You look extremely creepy in your photo lol. I made it on here. Now I have to get used to this site :)
At 5:25pm on July 1, 2010, Scott Hawley said…
No problem.. Was taken during an interesting discussion about south side mafia history if I recall correctly!
At 9:30am on June 25, 2010, Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! said…
The size of a large bike ride can be used to cover direct action. Or we could circle around a station for hours keeping any financial transaction from happening. I don't really want to get into the details of anything online so find me at a ride.
 
 
 

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