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winter bike swap
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Albany Park Al Nov 25.

John Forester
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Oct 28.

Cycling in the Netherlands
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Sep 7, 2018.

Start seeing bicycles.
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Anyone know where these can be found? I see it on one of my routes but haven't seen anybody…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by TonyP Sep 20, 2017.

 

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TonyP replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"I use a Garmin 520 downloaded to Garmin connect. My actual Nov. monthly mileage was 299.95, but I fudged that one."
Monday
TonyP replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"300 miles for Nov. 6385.62 for the year It's getting harder to get any meaningful miles in. And I've grudgingly started riding the trainer. Don't track miles on it but note times, which are low at this point."
Dec 1
Albany Park Al replied to TonyP's discussion winter bike swap
"I think people who organize and run these things just run out of gas.  (Sorry for the automotive metaphor!)  It's a lot of work for not much reward, people move on and there's no one to take their place, and so on. …"
Nov 25
TonyP replied to Paul Lazzaro's discussion Marginalization of Transportation Cycling
"I had a an SOB swipe me with his side view mirror. I chased him to a stop sign and then a stop light, and he pulled away both times before I could catch up to him, before I lost him. I'm happy that I didn't catch him tho because…"
Nov 16
TonyP 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
"And that's the rub of protected\buffered bike lanes, a cyclist becomes little more than a pedestrian with tires, and not the vehicle that it really is."
Nov 11
TonyP 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
"Bike lane or not we, as cyclists, need to be aware of, and avoid riding in any vehicles blind spot. Getting run over hurts, even when that person is in the right, and hollering for a change in the law of some sort is all fine and good, but…"
Nov 7
TonyP replied to Mike Zumwalt's discussion Get a clue! and a light!
"I've got a generator hub powering a head and tail light and it's the best thing I've done. Both lights are bright have stand lights and the headlight has a patterned beam that lights up the road without blinding oncoming traffic.…"
Nov 7
TonyP replied to Jonathan Gottlieb's discussion 100,000?
Nov 7
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Nov 6
TonyP replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"You wouldn't be Flemish, would you?"
Nov 1
TonyP replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"736.86 for October 6085.63 for the year. Winter's arriving and my mileage is starting to dwindle. I sure ain't ready to start putting time in on the trainer."
Oct 31
ketoguychicago replied to TonyP's discussion John Forester
"Sophia King tried to offer a perspective on how best to address infrastructure and bike lane matters as covered in the Church on Sundays Against Bike Lanes thread.  Instead of rallying around her and cheering her participation as might have…"
Oct 28
TonyP replied to Yasmeen's discussion Motorists Should Start Behaving Better To Get New Highways, Fix Roads, etc.
"Silly talk"
Oct 28
TonyP replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
"Hitting two hammers together never fixes anything."
Oct 27
TonyP replied to Yasmeen's discussion Transgender Athletes in Cycling
"NEW YORK, NY—In an inspiring story from the world of professional cycling, a motorcyclist who identifies as a bicyclist has crushed all the regular bicyclists, setting an unbelievable world record.  In a local qualifying race for the…"
Oct 26
Paul Lazzaro replied to TonyP's discussion John Forester
"Vehicular cycling for transportation is unfortunately necessary in many places.  It's wise to learn the skills to survive when you must share the road with all kinds of vehicles.  I often fear for those I see on the road who do not…"
Oct 16

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
the computer
My first bike:
don't remember

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