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**FOUND** Kryptonite Key on Grand Ave 10/3 Monday evening

Heya folks! Riding down Grand this evening, I spied a bike lock key in the lane and put it in my pocket. Does it belong to you or a friend? Looks to be a newer gen u-lock, please send me a note if…Continue

Started Oct 3

Boulevard Lakefront Tour is back -- and we need you!

Sad to think the summer will be coming to a close, but to celebrate Active Trans' 30th Anniversary, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour will be returning on August 23 to give participants another chance to…Continue

Tags: volunteering, august, 2015, tour, lakefront

Started Jul 13, 2015

Help out fellow commuters during Bike to Work Week Pit Stop and Closing Party!
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Happy and chilly Friday to the Chainlink!Chicago's Bike to Work Week and Bike Commuter Challenge are just around the corner: June 15th through 19th. Active Trans is seeking volunteers to help out at…Continue

Tags: volunteering, pit, stops, week, work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caiken Jun 7, 2015.

Annual appeal for volunteers for 2015 Bike the Drive - riders especially wanted!
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Hello you wonderful chainlinkers! Although it may have been a chilly ride today, in just around five short weeks we'll have thousands of riders descending on Lake Shore Drive. Another MB Financial…Continue

Tags: SAG, biking, volunteer, event, marshal

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean M. O'Grady May 14, 2015.

 

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Caiken liked The Chainlink Events's event #OptOutside at Big Marsh
Nov 7
Caiken replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Trains, Buses and Banana Peels // Cyclists of Chicago (Humans of New York Rip Off)
"your video is chevere! i've often wondered if someone would do something like this and I can't wait to see more. I hope to catch you sometime but you should definitely show up at Bike Winter Art Show and hit up Stuart and Steve in the next…"
Nov 3
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Women: On Bike Harassment?
"Any really shitty innuendo using the word ride. Especially when it's coming from one of our boys in blue out the window of a CPD cruiser. But c'mon, can't you get a little more clever?"
Oct 12
Caiken replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Illinois Safe Roads Amendment
Oct 5
Caiken replied to V W's discussion No backpack rule at Pete's fresh market: discriminatory to cyclists?
"Do you not do this at any other store where they ask you to? including bike shops, thrift shops, clothing shops, book shops, etc? I'm honestly baffled by why people think this is such a problem or that employees are interested in stealing your…"
Oct 5
Caiken replied to V W's discussion No backpack rule at Pete's fresh market: discriminatory to cyclists?
"No. Just, no.  This is a fairly common practice in many stores across the country and in Chicago. I'd done it for years in San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland CA, all pretty pro-biking cities. I do it at least twice a month at Casa del…"
Oct 5
Caiken posted a discussion

**FOUND** Kryptonite Key on Grand Ave 10/3 Monday evening

Heya folks! Riding down Grand this evening, I spied a bike lock key in the lane and put it in my pocket. Does it belong to you or a friend? Looks to be a newer gen u-lock, please send me a note if this sounds like you! (I'd post the reg #, but maybe there's a great thief out there with a scheme.) Spread the word and I hope it gets returned!-caikenSee More
Oct 3
Caiken replied to Erin Vogel's discussion Response to this morning's cyclist death in North Center
"I think translating empathy to people who might not understand separating a stranger riding by them with a real human being is always a heavy task--take care of you, lady. and not to be a jerk, but I think Lisa used non-gendernormative pronouns,…"
Sep 26
Caiken is attending The Chainlink Events's event
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Chicago Bike Week at Chicago

June 10, 2016 to June 17, 2016
Bike Commuter Challenge, June 10-17 Get your co-workers together and get riding! Compete against hundreds of other Chicagoland organizations for bike to work glory and great prizes! Schubas Bike Bash, June 11 On Saturday, June 11, from 12-4 p.m., you’re invited to enjoy food, libations and live music from the local band,…See More
Jun 9
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Chainlink - Please Chime in on Our New Address
"#bikes"
May 25
Caiken replied to Brian Bell's discussion Frame / Powder Coat Question
"Hey, I hate to jump in on these questions but I'm having a bugger of an issue with my newish LHT and its rear rack mounts.  The mount in question is on the drivetrain side and after frustratingly trying to mount a rack, I peered inside…"
Dec 9, 2015
Caiken replied to Waymond Smith's discussion Creating a more diverse volunteer workshop
"Without a little bit more information, this is sort of a hard question to answer! Are your volunteer hours a certain time? Where are you located? Do you have people doing outreach or making relationships with other bike organizations, clubs, schools…"
Oct 23, 2015
Caiken is attending Andrew Bedno's event
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

October 30, 2015 from 6pm to 11pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.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.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use MassUp.us or text WHERE to u@massup.us to catchup.See More
Oct 14, 2015
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"I think any pictures would be in my parents' storage unit sadly, but beside the tricycle (not a bike!), my pa picked up an old Stingray in terrible condition from a coworker. Together we sanded off all the awful paint that had been added to it…"
Aug 20, 2015
Caiken posted a discussion

Boulevard Lakefront Tour is back -- and we need you!

Sad to think the summer will be coming to a close, but to celebrate Active Trans' 30th Anniversary, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour will be returning on August 23 to give participants another chance to get in some wonderful riding before the cold winds arrive. And I'm returning to recruit volunteers! Thank you so much to many of you who have helped out at Bike the Drive and showed up to Bike to Work Week. And to everyone who said hi this weekend at Tour De Fat. Not to get too heartfelt, but seeing…See More
Jul 13, 2015
Sean M. O'Grady replied to Caiken's discussion Annual appeal for volunteers for 2015 Bike the Drive - riders especially wanted!
"Howdy. Was trying to check out the volunteer URL, but got an apache Error message about bandwidth exceeded. Still looking?"
May 14, 2015

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Shameless wearer of headphones as I pedal. Sometimes boots too.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://riotsandhonors.tumblr.com

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