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Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee DiamondLatest Reply

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These new SmartPhone-Enabled bike locks - are they any good?

So I went to unlock my bike this morning.  It's locked with a 10 year old Kryptonite lock.  The key broke off in the lock.  Bummer. I'm pr…

Started by Steve Cohen

7 1 hour ago
Reply by Steve Cohen

Options for getting a Kryptonite lock off a bike? (lost key)

Are there any options besides calling a locksmith? (which I've heard is $80-$125) Will locksmiths even do this?   It's locked in my daughte…

Started by MB

8 2 hours ago
Reply by Josh L.

It may be the end of summer but potholes are forever. Should you repair them if the city has missed your route?

In a nutshell, NO. Bicycling Magazine has a lawyer weigh in the issues with DIY pothole repairs... http://www.bicycling.com/rides/laws/sho

Started by Yasmeen

3 2 hours ago
Reply by Juan 2-8 mi.

Introducing the Adler Galaxy Ride!

Hey Chainlinkers, I'm Lucianne, an astronomer at the Adler Planetarium. I wanted to let you know about a cool bikes-and-astronomy education…

Started by Lucianne Walkowicz

0 3 hours ago

I rode today. Did you?

Nice first ride in the COLD.  

Started by in it to win it 8.0 mi

7548 7 hours ago
Reply by Gene Tenner

How far you've ridden in 2015

zero so far, but hoping to get out tomorrow before the ice pellets and single-digit temperatures hit

Started by bob hsiung

54 9 hours ago
Reply by John W. 6.3mi

Think of this as a Missed Connection.

You blew the red light east bound on Lawrence at Damen at 5:26 pm this evening.   There was enough time for the biker in front of me to mak…

Started by Vilda

1677 9 hours ago
Reply by John W. 6.3mi

Chainlinker Jaik Could Use a Boost From Us!

As you know, Chainlinker Jaik has been riding his bike from Seattle down to Key West (4300 miles!) to raise money for cancer research. H…

Started by Yasmeen

3 9 hours ago
Reply by John W. 6.3mi

Oscar Winnning Chicago Documentarian Creating Doc About Women Biking in Afghanistan

A friend of mine, Caryn Capotosto, that I grew up with in Glen Ellyn is a film producer that is working on a film about female cyclists in…

Started by Mike Keating

0 10 hours ago

What do you think of the "end caps" (cement curbs protecting the bike lane)?

Milwaukee Ave just got them now as well. Did anyone ride Milwaukee this morning that would like to tell us how the commute worked with the…

Started by Yasmeen

5 13 hours ago
Reply by Gene Tenner

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