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ISO: Bags, generally!
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Looking for a new handlebar bag/seat bag as well as a hip pouch https://trashmessengerbags.com/#/product/14 or the smaller version. Cash,…Continue

Tags: hip, pouch, messenger, bag, handlebar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caiken May 18.

**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, 2016

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.

 

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Caiken replied to Alisa Hauser's discussion Tour de Fat - Are You Still Going?
"you know I'm in!  <iframe src="https://giphy.com/embed/xT9DPlDPn6tvVs3UXe" width="480" height="268" frameBorder="0" class="giphy-embed" allowFullScreen></iframe><p><a…"
Wednesday
Caiken replied to Alisa Hauser's discussion Tour de Fat - Are You Still Going?
"FYI Gilt City has a deal up right now that's two passes for…"
Tuesday
Caiken replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"I would say the harshness is dictating someone's cycling purposes to them as they try and figure out how biking fits into their life, maybe, while using the words "insecure"?  People advocate and work to bring things into their…"
Jul 6
Caiken replied to Jason's discussion Are cyclist seen as unprofessional to most people?
"this seems like a very harsh and non-encouraging response, bro! people can cycle however they want, at whatever level they want, and try the best they can, and feel their own feelings! good lord, there's enough barriers to entry AS IS, why on…"
Jul 6
Chitown_Mike and Caiken are now friends
Jun 22
Caiken replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"Absolutely, Waymond. I don't know if I'm being articulate here, but was trying to push on a learning opportunity. I hope i'm getting somewhere better with it. "
Jun 15
Caiken replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"As a person who passes, I'm gonna step in to answer this but I am just going to gently honestly ask: sensibilities?  White communities. There are plenty of resources and discourses available on why it doesn't matter and being white,…"
Jun 15
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion LOVE Blackstone Bikes Video "Stay in Your Lane"
"I used to work at Experimental Station and can confirm: Blackstone is the BEST."
Jun 14
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cyclist Fatality In Illinois: Deborah Wright Died While Riding Near Rock Cut State Park
"Oh, no, definitely not! I mean more of the "Infrastructure planners definitely don't ride bikes" sentiment, for SURE. (Mostly, because, I'm being annoying and taking this v. situation with Ms. Sarver personally, because I know…"
Jun 9
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cyclist Fatality In Illinois: Deborah Wright Died While Riding Near Rock Cut State Park
"I don't really want to derail a discussion about a tragedy with this, but that's fundamentally not true. In fact, the planner in this scenario is an avid cyclist.  But we, as constituents of politicians who control funds to build…"
Jun 9
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cyclist Fatality In Illinois: Deborah Wright Died While Riding Near Rock Cut State Park
"Last summer I rode through that area on my tour through the Driftless. Definitely know I can be complacent on country roads, and this senselessness is further proof.  NB, I went to school with Ashley, but one hundred, one hundred percent to her…"
Jun 9
Caiken is attending The Chainlink's event
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off Scavenger Hunt at Downtown Chicago

June 22, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate Bike to Work Week by joining us on a scavenger hunt on Thursday, June 22 at 5:30 pm. Registration $30 per team. Registration will be limited at the event to cash-only donations. Starting Point!We'll be starting in the park across from the Sears Tower (Ferris was in the 80s so it's NOT…See More
May 25
Caiken might attend Yasmeen's event
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The Chainlink NOT-a-Training-Ride Ride at Turin Bicycle

May 30, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Training rides not your thing? Would you like to ride about 5-10 miles at a leisurely pace, have a pint and a good, chill night? AND have your miles count towards the National Bike Challenge miles? This is just the ride for you! Requirements: Helmet, non-lycra normal-looking clothing, a lock, and lights. Just a chill ride. No hammers will be dropped.Meet at Turin. Yeah, that is the place the speedy people are meeting for the training ride but we'll go have a nice, chill ride and end up at a pub…See More
May 24
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Tubus Front and Rear Racks - Prices Reduced
"oh boy. I'm doing some seat shifting here. I know you'll take it down when both are gone, but I'm gonna do some investigating!!!  (hobbies are hard man)"
May 23
Caiken replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Speaking of grade...
"8%, supposedly, on the Blue Ridge Parkway but there was definitely some steeper slopes from WV into Virginia, I THINK.  Also there's some yikes in the driftless and as it was my first tour, I sure as shucks got off and walked it. :) "
May 19
Caiken replied to Caiken's discussion ISO: Bags, generally!
"Wow! That would be very kind and given my handlebars on the current tour-steed, I think this might be up my alley.  I could probably try and find a cool trade if you would be interested... I have some old Active Trans t-shirts NEVER WORN :) Do…"
May 18

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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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