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Ride tracking: Mapmyride vs Strava
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Luttenegger on Friday.

Tour de Fat
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Jul 31.

A Newbie’s Guide to Saddling Up and Pedaling Off to Work
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Brian S replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Ride tracking: Mapmyride vs Strava
"Bob --  You might try asking on the crazyguy forums; they'd probably have more info. brian"
Sep 13
Jeremy replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Ride tracking: Mapmyride vs Strava
"I use My Tracks on my Android.  I don't share my rides or upload them to social media, so I don't know how it functions for those purposes."
Sep 13
Bob Kastigar posted a discussion

Ride tracking: Mapmyride vs Strava

Is anyone using these trackers on their cell phone when doing longer distance rides?  I've been trying both and before I pony up for a paid membership I'd like to hear what others have to say.My take so far:Strava works well, but you need an internet connection to get started but not after that.  You can't share your route maps with others who don't have a Strava account.Mapmyride works well, you don't need an internet to start it off and it's easy to share full-screen maps of your ride.  So…See More
Sep 13
Bob Kastigar replied to Brian S's discussion Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
"I had time to kill on the way downtown for the Critical Mass ride in August, so I went down the Riverwalk.  I was surprised how far it was extended - and the way to where the north-center-south branches of the river meet.  However, on a…"
Sep 13
Bob Kastigar commented on Bob Kastigar's event Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council
"Please direct any questions to lauren@chicagocompletestreets.org Lauren Crabtree Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Program Manager Consultant to Chicago Department of Transportation 30 N LaSalle Street, Suite 500 Chicago, IL  60602 P: 312-744-8147…"
Sep 11
Bob Kastigar liked Olatunji Oboi Reed's event The Back to School Side-By-Side Family Bike Ride
Sep 8
Bob Kastigar posted an event

Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council at Chicago City Hall

September 13, 2017 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The Mayor’s Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) includes members representing a broad spectrum of backgrounds, from health care and enforcement and community groups. Several City departments are also represented.MBAC focuses on a wide range of bicycle issues: safety, education, enforcement, and infrastructure investment. The Council will help identify issues, discuss ideas and set…See More
Sep 5
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30th Anniversary CCM ride at RevBrew on Kedzie

September 28, 2017 all day
Cyclistas:Mark your calendar for the CCM 30th Anniversary ride on September 29th, 2017. Meet old friends, make new ones,  and learn CCM history from those who made it up!We're planning a big Reunion/ Ride Pre-Party on Thursday, September 28 at RevBrew on Kedzie. Out-of-towners are already making plans to come to town for this once in a lifetime event. And as you'd expect about CCM, there will be no resting on our laurels . . . .Mark your calendar and start making travel arrangements, whether…See More
Sep 3

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Social
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Catching up on recent posts and news about cycling.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://homepages.neiu.edu/~rkastig1

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At 2:07pm on April 6, 2016, Andrew St. Paul said…

Hi Bob, I am considering applying to MBAC. I was wondering if you wanna grab a half hour lunch or a drink during a weekday this or next week... meet at a place at your convenience? 

At 3:52pm on August 18, 2015, Richard F said…

Hi. Thanks for the message. I think at this point I am bringing my bike, but I'd be interested in what you have as a loaner? Richard

At 9:06am on August 7, 2015, Fergie said…

Okay, thank you. Nancy

At 8:33am on December 9, 2013, Duppie said…

Bob,  I can live without most of the things Ghostery suppresses (facebook, twitter integration, tracker cookies, certain ads). And if I 'need' to see a particular component, I just add an exception.

I run Ghostery in combo with AdBlock Plus. I rarely see ads anymore.

At 9:45am on June 25, 2013, Anne B. said…

Thanks for all the info- I'll let you know what I end up doing! Haven't been to Mackinaw since I was about 10 and all I remember is fudge and pony rides... :)

At 8:11pm on June 24, 2013, Anne B. said…

The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive:  

http://www.lake-express.com/schedule.html  http://www.ssbadger.com/schedule-fares/

Do you think it's worth it to buy/carry "Round Lake Michigan: A Bicyclist's Tour Guide"? I don't have a smartphone or garmin or anything so I thought the maps in here might prove useful. 

At 10:09am on May 2, 2010, Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! said…
YYo!
At 2:21am on November 22, 2009, Glen (FTF) said…
That would be great to look at and help plan my GIT adventure! its my first ride that's more then a few days long (week or more). I convinced my girlfriend to come with so Im really excited.
 
 
 

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