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Forum: Great Lakes 05-21-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Thanks for the tips! I was hoping 2 Bici would...

Thanks for the tips! I was hoping 2 Bici would be a good one, and I don't think she'd mind driving an hour to Zion. I'll pass on the info. Thanks, again.
Forum: Great Lakes 05-20-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Looking for a good bike shop in the Chicago area

Nobody? Are there no good bike shops in Chicago?
Forum: Great Lakes 05-19-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Looking for a good bike shop in the Chicago area

I have a friend in a Chicago suburb (Oakbrook Terrace) who is shopping for her first bicycle. She's looking for a shop with good service. This is very important. Any recommendations?
Forum: Northeast 08-12-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By brooklyncyclist
It sounds like a nice ride; I'll have to try it...

It sounds like a nice ride; I'll have to try it some year.
Forum: Northeast 08-11-11, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Note to all participating: There's a good deal of...

Note to all participating: There's a good deal of construction in NYC right now. With respect to the 2010-Odell-90-Miles-Old.pdf, the cue sheet calls for a left turn onto Chambers St. at mile 89.5....
Forum: Northeast 03-10-11, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Brooklyn, NY: Hearing to debate the PPW bike lane tonight

Please attend, if you can, the hearing at John Jay on 7th Avenue (4/5 Sts) at 6:30 Thursday, March 10. This is in response to a lawsuit filed by some of the residents of Park Slope against NYC; they...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-12-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,439
Posted By brooklyncyclist
I saw this in the Times today, as well, and...

I saw this in the Times today, as well, and emailed it to several friends. I think the idea could work in the US; I know enough people here in NYC who do not own cars, and we've got a fairly good...
Forum: Northeast 05-01-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,637
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Touche, Stacy, so true.

Touche, Stacy, so true.
Forum: Northeast 05-01-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Traffic light timing changes on Hudson River Greenway

I just noticed this this morning: the timing of the light at 17th Street has been changed to better coincide with the traffic entering West Street/11th Ave from 17th. It used to be that the bike...
Forum: Northeast 05-01-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,637
Posted By brooklyncyclist
There is no bad weather, only bad clothing...

There is no bad weather, only bad clothing choices.--I think I read this in a magazine ad.

Invest in some quality rain gear--Gore-Tex is pretty reliable--and you'll never have to decide whether...
Forum: Northeast 03-09-09, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 931
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Your optimism is probably typical of SoCal and I...

Your optimism is probably typical of SoCal and I hope you don't lose it, but public attitudes toward cyclists vary a great deal from city to city, region to region. One needs to read only a few...
Forum: Commuting 01-19-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,871
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Last night's snow made beautiful scenery along...

Last night's snow made beautiful scenery along the Hudson River Greenway. The path south of Chelsea Piers had been plowed but there was still the hard pack and the inch of fresh snow. A little...
Forum: Foo 10-14-08, 09:11 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,212
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Good morning, Stacey! I hope you can enjoy the...

Good morning, Stacey! I hope you can enjoy the warm October weather we're having; may you have clear skies tonight for the full moon.
Forum: Northeast 10-09-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Thanks for the input, all. You confirmed my...

Thanks for the input, all. You confirmed my suspicions. Fortunately I don't need to park there everyday, and only for an hour, hour-thirty at a time. I've been donating blood there for years (yeah,...
Forum: Northeast 10-08-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By brooklyncyclist
NYC: Parking near Port Authority?

Can anyone recommend relatively safe bike parking near Port Authority, including sidewalk racks?
Forum: Commuting 10-03-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,871
Posted By brooklyncyclist
It's cool when you get a chance to show motorists...

It's cool when you get a chance to show motorists what's what. Eventually the others will start to recognize you and line up behind you.
Forum: Commuting 10-02-08, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,871
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Here's a trick that will get you home the next...

Here's a trick that will get you home the next time you have a tear in the sidewall (you'll no doubt find this elsewhere in BF).

The dollar boot: Fold a dollar in half twice, or until it's just a...
Forum: Commuting 10-01-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,871
Posted By brooklyncyclist
A bit of rain tonight, though not bad. I was...

A bit of rain tonight, though not bad. I was almost home, about 3 blocks remaining between me and a hot meal, when the traffic on 5th Ave in Brooklyn was stalled at the bus stop at 9th St. I weaved...
Forum: Foo 10-01-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,212
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Prayers for peace and strength, Stacey.

Prayers for peace and strength, Stacey.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 10-01-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Elkhound, I grew up near Eau Claire (went to...

Elkhound, I grew up near Eau Claire (went to college there). I'll contact some friends back there to find out if they can offer leads.

BTW, there's a town near EC called Elk Mound. Freaky,...
Forum: Foo 09-26-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,126
Posted By brooklyncyclist
The singing Texaco gas station attendants: ...

The singing Texaco gas station attendants:

You can trust your car
To the man who wears the star--
The big, bright Texaco star!

How about the Hertz commercials that featured an empty car...
Forum: Foo 09-25-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 24,704
Posted By brooklyncyclist
...building a replica of Wrigley Field. ...

...building a replica of Wrigley Field.

Carries an extra banana on every ride.
Forum: Foo 09-25-08, 09:03 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,212
Posted By brooklyncyclist
Good morning Stacey!

Good morning Stacey!
Forum: Northeast 09-15-08, 11:50 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 5,149
Posted By brooklyncyclist
I dig that. Like I've said, I haven't been on...

I dig that. Like I've said, I haven't been on the QB for a long while, so I haven't experienced the mistreatment firsthand. It's gotta be beyond frustrating--exhausting.

It needs a...
Forum: Foo 09-15-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 24,704
Posted By brooklyncyclist
I'm always getting left behind. Sleeps in...

I'm always getting left behind.

Sleeps in the fecal position.
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