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More Bike Lanes!

Last week at volunteering we did a once around where everyone shared their favorite thing about spring.  Yes, I made it up.  It's because we were making butterflies.  Annnd maybe it had something to do with the fact that I'm over winter.
So many people said they're excited for spring so they can ride their bikes again.  
In honor of them and since I'm pretty much over winter let's talk about biking and especially the new bike lanes downtown!
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I think that statement is a stretch, but every little bit helps and the bike lanes downtown are really nice.  You can read a bit more about the addition here via nbc.  (it always takes a bit for people to adjust to change)


While this is very exciting, bikers need to be careful on the city streets.  Come on friends, let's not be stupid.  When you act like you rule the road, cars are going to dislike you and it's highly possible they will take their anger out on a different biker.  


If you would like a wake-up call feel free to read these two pieces of additional information:
One
Two (I've seen quite a few of these around Chicago... not good peeps)



Let's just all share the road.  I'll try to stay out of your way the best I can, if you look out for me and don't hit me or stop suddenly right in front of me.

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