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Pedestrian Incident
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Today at about 6 pm I was riding on Randolph between Wabash ans State and there was a man on the ground right by the curb not moving and two bicycle patrol cops standing over him waiting for an…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Schick Feb 10.

Chicago to Madison
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It has been quite a few years since the discussion on routes has been posted.  I am looking for a route on paved roads or trails from Chicago to Madison to spread out over 2-3 days. Gravel might be…Continue

Tags: Routes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Jun 25, 2018.

Interesting technology to crack down on distracted driving
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Started this discussion. Last reply by mike w. May 1, 2017.

How many people ride both a recumbent and upright bike?
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How many of you recumbent riders still regularly ride your upright bikes?  How many of you realize there is no going back once you have made the switch?Continue

Tags: recumbent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Velo Celt Jan 26, 2017.

 

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Steve Fiete replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Get a clue! and a light!
"I think lights are underrated.  A study on cyclists in Denmark shows incidents of injury a 19% less frequent for cyclists who always use a light.  This was a designed study, not an observational study.  Mostly we see the latter…"
Nov 8
Steve Fiete replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do You Lurk on The Chainlink? Now's Your Time to Speak Up
"I regularly read CL, and I think it is a valuable part of the local cycling community.  Bike related media coverage is consolidated, notificaitons of public meetings on transit is posted here, and commentary is generally interesting.  As…"
Nov 7
Steve Fiete replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"+1"
Jun 19
Steve Fiete replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"Wow. I can't believe they would allow any kind of vehicle on the road that could result in injury or even death. What are they thinking!?"
Jun 13
Steve Fiete replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"Thank you for sharing this aLex.  Cycling in this city is often stressful and I have to admit I have reacted to high stress moments in ways that I am not proud of at times.   i think your story illustrates how nothing is accomplished,…"
Jun 13
Steve Fiete replied to Jim Reho's discussion Which way is the wind really blowing?
"If you are looking for trend data then you may find this report from the League of American Bicyclists interesting: https://bikeleague.org/sites/default/files/Where_We_Ride_2017_KM_0.pdf "Big increases" in commuting by bicycle is…"
Jun 11
Steve Fiete replied to Jim Reho's discussion Which way is the wind really blowing?
"The general trend over many decades  has been increasing vehicle mileage.  Then around 2006 is leveled off and dropped a little bit in the recession.  Annual mileage started increasing substantially again in 2015, but it is too early…"
Jun 11

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Discussion forums, cycling related news.
My first bike:
Lotus Eclair

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