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Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
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I noticed this on Grist this morning:Coronavirus has caused a bicycling boom in New York…Continue

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

NY Times: A Grandmother. A Doctor. A 10-Year-Old Boy: N.Y. Traffic Deaths Rise
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https://nyti.ms/3aGtOdProbably nothing we don't already understand from our own experience... From the article:In an effort to identify patterns, The New York…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Mar 19.

On functioning of bike share brakes
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Saw this on The Paceline just now:https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=236731The topic is nominally about e-bike…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Apr 19, 2019.

Is there a linear view setting?

I find it extraordinarily difficult to come back to a busy thread which I've not followed closely. The most recent posts may well not be anywhere near the last page. I'd like to be able to view a…Continue

Started Mar 18, 2019

 

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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 …"
Monday
DerferMark replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
Saturday
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"Today I was on Damen approaching 95th on a green light. I was about to enter the intersection when some dumbass driver (who had been at a full stop) suddenly decided to run the red in front of me. Charming, eh?"
Saturday
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"340 miles in March, so 977 ytd, all outdoors."
Mar 31
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"That's great!"
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"I'm seeing a mixed bag here in Beverly and Morgan Park - increased speeding, increased running of stop signs and red lights (often without slowing down at all for intersections), but also more drivers stopping to yield for peds in crosswalks…"
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"Sorry to hear it. Hope you can stay safe Ernesto."
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"Not a bad idea."
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"If people push the envelope and continue to have group rides in spite of public health recommendations, we may end up this way. Just my $0.02..."
Mar 29
Anne Alt replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"Good perspectives here."
Mar 29
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"My worst fear. My coworker's roommate is sick with all of the symptoms and worked grubhub (which may be how he got it). She is hiding in her room, living in fear that she will come down with it as well. The worst of it? He called his primary…"
Mar 28
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"I gotta say, being here in Portland with its bike infrastructure, semi-courteous drivers (they often actually stop for you at uncontrolled intersections!) and reduced cars on the road (stay-at-home in Oregon was put into effect this morning),…"
Mar 23
Filka Bean replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"I also see more speeding, although the mostly deserted neighborhood streets are great. Regarding “the large contribution car drivers make to society,” tax laws can be changed. If we get to choose between sustainable, walkable communities…"
Mar 23
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"Yes, I communicate regularly with DC-area (VA/DC/MD) bike and transportation people and there are some troubling issues.  - Pedestrian deaths continue to happen with reckless driving - crosswalks, up on sidewalks - I've seen with my own…"
Mar 23
Yasmeen replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"CLP was officially retired. "
Mar 23
dav replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Is coronavirus changing biking in downtown Chicago?
"CLP is a troll.  Always has been."
Mar 23

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What I ride:
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The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I ride a bike in the Chicago area

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At 10:06am on December 6, 2013, Alex said…

"maxy, super maxy, mighty competition, super mighty competition, grand mighty (75?)..any others?" that's from a bikeforums thread. it seems like there are tons of variants on 'mighty' 'grand' etc. their model names are so grandiose. 

At 11:14pm on December 5, 2013, Alex said…

is that a mighty tour crankarm/spider?

 
 
 

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