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Forum: Great Lakes
04-08-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By detroitjim

Yeah man....lots of folks been getting injured by...

Yeah man....lots of folks been getting injured by those tracks . That's why they want you to use parallel paths... Cass west of Woodward or John R east.

They were still constructing the line when...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By detroitjim

Joe Louis Greenway groundbreaking planned for...

Joe Louis Greenway groundbreaking planned for mid-spring 2021, Detroit to release framework planDetroit Chief Parks Planner Meagan Elliott expects the city to break ground on the first phase of its...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-06-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By detroitjim

Mi:Great Lakes Way S. Lake Huron - W. Lake Erie

Great Lakes Moment: A Great Lakes Way stretching from southern Lake Huron through Western Lake Erie
The Eastern Seaboard has the Appalachian Trail, the Western Seaboard has the Pacific Rim Trail,...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-04-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By detroitjim

Mi:Marysville commits to building 3 more sections of bike trail

With grant support, Marysville commits to building three more sections of bike trail Goal: Close gap in county's trail systemThe Marysville City Council recently passed a resolution in support of a...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-18-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By detroitjim

Mi: Belle Isle Loop Trail

Eventually planned to circle the entire island .
Apparently reasons for building it is to have a place for pedestrians to be off the bike lane that is integral with the island roads....
Forum: Great Lakes
12-17-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By detroitjim

Mi:Kalamazoo River Valley Trail news

"The trail is 99.9 percent complete, and highly utilized by a diverse group of people,"

All that's needed to complete the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail (https://www.kalcounty.com/parks/krvt/) is...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-09-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By detroitjim

Troy Mi: Sylvan Glen Lake Park trail open

It's short, only about 3/4 of a mile but It will eventually make a connection to other Troy parks.
Not really sure where they expect you to go once you get to Rochester road ??? 5 lanes ,posted...
Forum: Great Lakes
12-05-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By detroitjim

Righty-o..... Hardcore cyclists won't have a...

Righty-o..... Hardcore cyclists won't have a problem riding on Woodward. I've done it many times.
A beginner likely won't. Can't believe you will see families with children using it.
There are...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-15-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By detroitjim

Mi:Metropark pass discount until end of 2020

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks are offering discounted 2021 annual passes to their 13 Metroparks now until the end of the year.

Annual park passes will cost $35 and annual passes for seniors 62 and...
Forum: Great Lakes
11-13-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By detroitjim

Detroit suburbs: 2 Woodward corridor projects

These articles are from July and March 2020.

2 more projects expected to be finished in 2021

Pleasant Ridge starts it...Taking a lane on Woodward for us....
Forum: Great Lakes
11-03-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By detroitjim

Cleanup work set to begin on next phase of the...

Cleanup work set to begin on next phase of the Joe Louis Greenway on city’s west side
Cleanup efforts are set to begin this month for a stretch of overgrown rail corridor once owned by Conrail and...
Forum: Touring
10-20-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,935
Posted By detroitjim

Just seems odd that someone would refer to...

Just seems odd that someone would refer to equipment they are using as "obsolete".
I'd speculate that a lot tourers are pedaling bicycles that are no longer made. Can only imagine the looks you...
10-07-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,714
Posted By detroitjim

Beware of the Sign ...

Beware of the Sign
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x697/bewareofthesign_db78eb9fc7fb6e56084215568c28a04876e0ced0.jpg...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-01-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By detroitjim

New safety path to connect Silverbell, Gallagher roads to Paint Creek Trail

New safety path to connect Silverbell, Gallagher roads to Paint Creek TrailBy: Mary Beth Almond (https://www.candgnews.com/reporterbio/mary-beth-almond) | Rochester Post...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-11-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By detroitjim

Detroit: May Creek Greenway

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/586x350/mcg_f2483abb0e86dcbb5144f841cc8edc612fcaf341.jpg
Looks like a nice complement to the Riverwalk!
Wonder if it'll be done before the GH...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-31-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By detroitjim

Detroit: Joe Louis Greenway News

Its a start. When they originally announced it SEVEN years ago I was hoping that the entire Greenway would be completed by now!
Hopefully we'll be able to ride on the portion between E.McNichols and...
07-27-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,124
Posted By detroitjim

Bike Thief gets owned

No real violence ...just a tackle.

Not Safe For Work

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=UkgB_1595798571
Forum: Great Lakes
06-12-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,665
Posted By detroitjim

I have a few but haven't had the opportunity to...

I have a few but haven't had the opportunity to mash them. They range from 62 to 73 miles. Those mileages seem like something I'd be capable of doing in one day.

The starting point is near...
04-30-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By detroitjim

France offers subsidy to tempt lockdown cyclists

*******Checked the forum for posts on the same subject.Were none. Got interrupted by a phone call while composing this thread .
After posting discovered that moments before a similar thread was...
04-15-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By detroitjim

Three weeks after OP. A little progress. ...

Three weeks after OP. A little progress.



https://nyc.streetsblog.org/2020/04/14/whats-this-nypd-starts-limited-action-against-speeders/
There's this as well

Mayor Triples Down on His...
03-25-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By detroitjim

Tell me why I'm not surprised. A lot of my...

Tell me why I'm not surprised.
A lot of my people are saying the same thing. Unfortunately, it'll probably get a whole lot worse .

Just found this.

Statistics Show Speeding is Out of Control...
03-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By detroitjim

NYPD: Bike Injuries Are Up 43 Percent During Coronavirus Crisis

After urging people to bicycle to work New York's mayor didn't do anything to increase space for cyclist and still won't!

According to NYPD data...
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By detroitjim

Easy to start ...ehh

That's the first thing I noticed!!! Betting that'll be causing intense numbness.

20 miles to start??? After 46 years of not cycling. Don't know what your fitness level is but muscles used...
03-02-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By detroitjim

NYC drivers mow down bike lane bollards

NYC drivers mow down bike lane bollards. Took them less than 48 hours after installation.
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