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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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How far you've ridden in 2017

18.6 after the Unofficial New Year's Day "Weather Be Damned" Ride. 39 °F and i needed my sunglasses!

Started by bobweiser

13 6 hours ago
Reply by MagMileMarauder

Bike Lights - Why Aren't They Like Car Lights?

I'm going to throw this out there hoping to spark a discussion about bike lights. We all worry about fellow cyclists posing as bike ninjas…

Started by Yasmeen

11 9 hours ago
Reply by V W

Bicycling Safety Survey

Fellow cyclists:We are all aware of some biases held by drivers about bicyclists, and it is safe to say that there is bad behavior from all…

Started by Bruce

3 18 hours ago
Reply by Melissa Zammit

Des Plaines River trail connection question

Quick question: I am looking to ride up the North Branch trail and connect to the Des Plaines River Trail. At what point can I do that? Chu…

Started by Duppie

16 22 hours ago
Reply by Duppie

Peripheral Vision: A Chicago Perimeter Ride project

http://compoundyellow.com/events/2017/3/5/peripheral-vision-a-chicago-perimeter-ride-project-2015-ongoing Peripheral Vision: A Chicago Per…

Started by curt(is) locke

8 yesterday
Reply by curt(is) locke

The Chainlink - platform Ning vs. Social Engine

Last fall I launched The Chainlink Memphis on a new platform - Social Engine. I was hoping it would be the answer to The Chainlink's challe…

Started by Yasmeen

1 yesterday
Reply by The Chainlink Events

The Video May Be Staged But Women Do Have Similar Experiences

Been catcalled? Harassed while riding your bike? Touched by a motorist? All some pretty unsettling occurrences. While this video appears to…

Started by Yasmeen

0 yesterday

The "Dutch Reach"

A good article about a good habit of opening car doors as the Dutch do it: http://mentalfloss.com/article/92116/opening-your-car-door-dutc

Started by Willem Friesema

0 on Tuesday

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

1790 Feb 16
Reply by Steve Weeks

Green Wave on Wells

Has anyone noticed the Green Wave signs on Wells?  I have yet to "catch the wave", although I'm not riding with a computer.  Am I that bad…

Started by Kat

5 Feb 16
Reply by Rich S

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