[yapc] Lakefront path, was Re: Safe spots for road bike at IIT?

Glenn Bushee glenn at easy-access.com
Mon Jun 19 21:56:55 PDT 2006

Broken in 17 places?! Obviously his aim was off then.
I try to take the approach of a top rock climber when asked, "Aren't you
afraid of falling?". His reply, "Every minute."  You sometimes have to be
more paranoid on the bike paths than the road with cars.

Thanks for all of the comments.  Weather permitting, I'll give the path a go
on a mountain bike -- I'll just tune up the brakes before leaving.

- Glenn

On 6/19/06, Uri Guttman <uri at stemsystems.com> wrote:
> >>>>> "EC" == Elizabeth Cortell <zrusilla at mac.com> writes:
>   EC> The path south of downtown is *much* less crowded than the north
>   EC> side.  A former boss had his leg broken in 17 places when he
>   EC> collided with a rollerblader on the north path.  That said,
>   EC> alertness is advised when navigating leisure cyclists, road
>   EC> racers, rollerbladers, power walkers, joggers, dog walkers,
>   EC> aimless amblers, and geese.
> sounds like we really need a "I Survived biking on the Lakefront path
> during YAPC::NA 2006 in Chicago" t-shirts! :-)
> uri
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