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  • Recognizing Urban Cycling Movement Propaganda

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    Background Reading 12 Things to Know about Safety and Bicycle Crashes Summary Bicycles are legal. Illinois law states bicycles are legal vehicles on the road. Despite the law, some motorists insist that bicycles belong only on sidewalks or should be restricted […]

  • Motorists Don’t Complain When Cyclists Invade Their Space…

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    Background Reading Another person has managed to drive onto the I-205 path (bikeportland) Troubling Lack of Compassion for Endangered Divvy Rider on Lake Shore Drive (streetsblog) Summary As usual the Urban Cycling Movement responds to stupid stuff that one of […]

  • Morton Arboretum Toodle : 24 August 2016

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    Connie prepared these images using an 18-55mm Nikkor zoom lens on her D3300. Eric prepared these images using an 18-140mm Nikkor zoom lens on his D5500. Before long the fall weather will have settled in and the trees will start to […]

  • Why Cyclists Remind Me of The Great Combover

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    Background Reading Cyclists Must Now Dismount Along the North Cove Marina Plaza Summary Recently Chicagoans celebrate the opening of the North Section of the Chicago Lakefront Trail to a dual track system that segregates bicyclists from those they loathe. Think […]

  • Another Visit To The Peck Farm Park Sensory Garden

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    Summary Connie and I visited the garden (next-door to the Butterfly House) to grab a bit more experience using our cameras to make macro images of flowers. Image Gallery

  • Why Cyclists Need A Clarification Of Their Rights!

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    Background Reading New biking law is born from tragedy (chicagolawbulletin) After Cyclist Deaths, How To Make Biking Safer in Chicago (wbez) Summary So I am riding home following a photographic expedition and we decided to grab baby-sized ice cream scoops […]

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Splitting Legal Hairs, Mourning Lost Colleagues and Developing Meaningful Strategies

Background Reading Divvy don’ts: What NOT to do while biking in Chicago (redeyechicago) There Appears to Be a Bicycling Generation Gap in Chicago’s Chinatown (streetsblog) The road to fear-free biking in Boston (bostonglobe) 6 Ways to Claim Your Right to the Road—Without Being […]

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Bike Wheaton Festival 2016

Background Reading New bike fest coming to Wheaton (dailyherald) Bike Wheaton Festival Celebrates Cycling for the Whole Family (wheaton) Wheaton Bicycle Advisory: Bike Wheaton Festival – Wheaton (ipp) Bike Wheaton Festival to ride into town (mysuburbanlife) Summary The 2nd Annual Bike […]

Cyclists must yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.Cyclists must yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.

It’s Like Watching Donald Trump In Action…

Background Reading Cyclist Arrested After Spitting On Driver in Wicker Park, Police Say (dnainfo) Summary WICKER PARK — A 59-year-old cyclist allegedly spit on a driver who he claimed had cut him off, while the driver and her passenger also were arrested […]

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Late Afternoon Toodle

GPS Information Summary A neighborhood ride in the late afternoon. Temperatures had cooled off nicely and we rode through Seven Gables Park on the way back. Image Gallery Video Clips No video clips today… Cyclometer Information Distance: 8.2 miles Time: […]