Latest Rides & Events - The Chainlink 2017-08-23T21:15:31Z National Bike Challenge - Join The Chainlink's Team!,2017-04-26:2211490:Event:1052087 2017-04-26T18:15:03.560Z The Chainlink <p>Join us for our second year as a team. Last year we did really well but they've wiped our history and put us back to square one.</p> <p></p> <p>So let's rally as many cyclists for The Chainlink as we can! A few rules... outside rides are the only ones that count and they are doing all of the logging via Strava. If you don't have a Garmin or a computer that syncs, you can manually load your miles in Strava and it will import over to the National Bike Challenge app. </p> <p></p> <p>Help spread…</p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">May 1, 2017</a> to <a href="">September 30, 2017</a><br/>Location:Online - National Bike Challenge<br/> City/Town:Chicago (virtual)<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">https://nationalbikechallenge…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Northbrook Velodrome: Thursday Night Racing,2017-05-08:2211490:Event:1054299 2017-05-08T16:48:36.555Z The Chainlink <p>Track racing: IL State Points Race Championships </p> <p></p> <p><span>Don't forget to renew your USAC license. A valid 2017 license is required to race.</span></p> <p></p> <p>"<span>All weather related cancelations for our events are posted to twitter (which is updated at the bottom of this page). Consider opting in to our new Thursday Night Racing weather cancellation text message system, details at Thursday Night registration."…</span></p> <p></p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 24, 2017</a> from 6:45pm to 10pm<br/>Location:Northbrook Velodrome<br/> Street:1479 Maple Avenue<br/> City/Town:Northbrook, IL<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">http://www.northbrookcyclecom…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Chicago Critical Mass,2016-12-22:2211490:Event:1034272 2016-12-22T21:16:09.459Z Andrew Bedno <p>Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.</p> <p>THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.</p> <p>Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&amp;Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.</p> <p>Lakecomers use <a href="" target="_blank">Chi.Bike</a> or text WHERE to to catchup.</p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 25, 2017</a> from 6pm to 11pm<br/>Location:Daley Plaza<br/> Street:50 W Washington<br/> City/Town:Chicago, IL<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">…</a><br/> Phone:773-33-MASS-8<br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Tour de Fox – Sonoma Wine Country,2017-04-20:2211490:Event:1051171 2017-04-20T16:50:58.810Z Marketing MJFF <p>Glide through the world-famous vineyards of Sonoma County, California, and look forward to a finish line party at the beautiful Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate &amp; Gardens. Cyclists have the option to choose from a 75-mile, 35-mile, or 10-mile ride. 100 percent of proceeds will go directly to high-impact programs to speed better treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s disease.</p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> all day<br/>Location:Sonoma Wine Country<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">http://tourdefox.michaeljfox.…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Starved Rock State Park,2017-05-20:2211490:Event:1056736 2017-05-20T15:32:52.780Z The Chainlink <div class="paragraph"><div class="paragraph"><em>Waterways To The West <br></br>Ridership Level: Advanced | Pace: 12mph | Time: 8 hours | Mileage 100<br></br>Half By Train- Ridership Level: moderate | Pace: 12mph | Time 4 hours 50min. | Mileage 60 miles</em><br></br><br></br><ul> <li><strong><font size="3">Date: August 26th-27th</font></strong></li> <li>​<strong>Duration- 2 </strong><strong>Full Days with our Guides</strong></li> <li><strong>One Way by Bike- Day 2 by Train</strong></li> <li><strong>Lodging…</strong></li> </ul> </div> </div><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> to <a href="">August 27, 2017</a><br/>Location:TBD<br/> Street:TBD<br/> City/Town:TBD<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">http://www.outourfrontdoor.or…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> 44th Annual No Baloney Ride,2017-08-21:2211490:Event:1073102 2017-08-21T15:40:52.022Z Fai Mok <p>This annual bike ride is hosted by the Illinois Valley Wheelm'n Bicycle Club, which take you on a tour of Central Illinois's rolling terrain.  NBR will be at the same starting location as last year at the Morton Park District's Freedom Hall.  Choose your distance - 20 mi, 45 mi, 65 mi (metric century) or 100 mi (imperial century).  The routes are well supported with food stops.  Each food stop will have a different menu, which will be posted on the website prior to the ride.  I can guarantee…</p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> from 6am to 4pm<br/>Location:Morton Park District&#039;s Freedom Hall<br/> Street:349 W Birchwood St.<br/> City/Town:Morton, IL 61550<br/> Website or Map:<a href=""></a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Wabash River Ride,2017-01-28:2211490:Event:1039011 2017-01-28T08:07:48.252Z Melissa McCurley <p><span>The 39th Annual Wabash River Ride will be held on August 26, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us for well organized and supported rides of 34, 47, 65 or 105 miles through some of the most beautiful parts of Tippecanoe, Fountain and Warren counties. Enjoy scenic vistas of the Wabash River, Big Pine Creek. There are great routes for riders of all levels, and it ain’t just corn fields you’ll be viewing! To fuel your ride, we have a wonderful selection of edibles planned. We’ll…</span></p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> from 7am to 5pm<br/>Location:Fort Ouiatenon<br/> Street:3129 S River Rd<br/> City/Town:West Lafayette<br/> Website or Map:<a href=",-86.967726,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8812e36ca264a885:0x130cc2b55aada1a8!8m2!3d40.4062184!4d-86.9655373">…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> BPC: CycleFest ~ Tour of Palatine,2017-06-10:2211490:Event:1059755 2017-06-10T12:18:01.811Z Mikie Swier <p><span>The first and best bike ride in Palatine is CycleFest - Tour of Palatine. Join the Bike Palatine Club for a 9, 15, or 23 miles signed /escorted casual bike ride and help support the bike club to make Palatine a more bike friendly community. Additionally, a ~38 mile ride though queue sheet only.</span></p> <p><span></span></p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> from 8:15am to 12pm<br/>Location:Slade St and Smith St<br/> Street:29 N Smith St<br/> City/Town:Palatine<br/> Website or Map:<a href=";club_id=280102&amp;module_id=251222">…</a><br/> Phone:2248361557<br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> 7th Annual 47th Ward Community Bike Ride,2017-08-21:2211490:Event:1073110 2017-08-21T20:34:58.165Z Sarah D. <p>**IMPORTANT!**<br></br> <br></br> <strong>Please RSVP <a href="" target="_blank">at this link</a> if you plan to come on the ride. We want to have all of the waivers done in advance. Thank you!</strong></p> <p>Join the staff of the 47th ward office on a leisurely, all-ages group bike ride around the 47th Ward on the morning of Saturday, August 26 at 8:30am, meeting at North Center Town Square, just west of Damen on Belle Plaine. </p> <p>Please arrive…</p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> from 8:30am to 10:30am<br/>Location:North Center Town Square, Belle Plaine and Damen Aves. next to the Farmers&#039; Market.<br/> Street:W. Belle Plaine Ave. and N. Damen Ave.<br/> City/Town:Chicago<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">https://chicagocyclingclub.or…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/> Cyclocross Eliminator by HAC and WTB,2017-08-10:2211490:Event:1071352 2017-08-10T15:56:58.381Z Jack Crowe <p><span>Half Acre Cycling is teaming up with West Town Bikes to bring you our second CX Eliminator race!</span><br></br><br></br><span>It's a cyclo-cross race, but not one you've done before. It's an elimination-style cyclo-cross race.</span><br></br><br></br><span>1) Race starts with a non-elimination seed round, mass start to determine heat placement for the first elimination round.</span><br></br><br></br><span>2) Next comes the elimination rounds, heats of eight racers again complete a hot lap (between 5-10…</span></p><br/><br/>Time:<a href="">August 26, 2017</a> from 9am to 3pm<br/>Location:Big Marsh<br/> City/Town:Chicago<br/> Website or Map:<a href="">…</a><br/> <a href="" class="xg_sprite xg_sprite-download">Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)</a><br/><br/>