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Gene Tenner
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Chicago's Spring Weather: 80-Degree Days, Less Rain, Early Summer Days
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The last week of February or first week of March could see some cold, but after that things will warm up, Pastelok said.And summer weather could hit the city early, Pastelok said, with "summer heat"…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. on Thursday.

Think You're Tough? This Runner is About To Race 135 Miles in -40 Temps
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CHICAGO — Running 135 miles straight without sleep in minus-40 degree temperatures — while pulling a 30-pound sled filled with supplies — might be the craziest athletic competition ever created.But…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Schwab Jan 21.

Is there such a thing as eco-friendly bike lube?
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Q: Could you recommend a homemade, environmentally friendly lubricant that I can use on my bicycle chain? When I purchased my bicycle several years ago, the shop owner recommended a particular lube…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams 4 mi Jan 20.

New Lakefront Park (at Fullerton) Offers Separate Paths For Cyclists, Pedestrians
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A construction project at Fullerton Avenue and North Lake Shore Drive that …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael B Jan 6.

 

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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion Why don't I lose weight when I ride my bike all the time?
"Exercise has its limits for shedding pounds, study finds That daily 5-mile run may not be burning as many calories as you think, a new study suggests. In fact, the researchers found, moderate exercise — the equivalent of walking a couple miles…"
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago's Spring Weather: 80-Degree Days, Less Rain, Early Summer Days
"80 degree days in May, okay. As long as it's not 105 degrees in July and August. Accuweather said their earlier prediction for a mild winter was pretty spot-on so far. Except for the spots where we were all suffering from frostbite after…"
Thursday
Joe Guzzardo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago's Spring Weather: 80-Degree Days, Less Rain, Early Summer Days
"You can show me all the statistics, satellite data, Doppler radar, computer simulations, jet stream and El Nino / La Nina analysis you want. This year, I'm going with the Phil's predictions. In the past 130 years, he's never…"
Thursday
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Chicago's Spring Weather: 80-Degree Days, Less Rain, Early Summer Days

The last week of February or first week of March could see some cold, but after that things will warm up, Pastelok said.And summer weather could hit the city early, Pastelok said, with "summer heat" coming in May. The city could see days that are 80 degrees or warmer in late May, when temperatures are usually in the low to mid-70s, he said.For the fulll article go here:…See More
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Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion Why don't I lose weight when I ride my bike all the time?
"I gave up grains (wheat, corn and rice) and I lost weight, and others whom I know have had the same results. What's left is generally healthy for you: protein, vegetables and fruits. The more it is processed, the worse it is for you."
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Yup, that is VERY green seaweed."
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion 5 Things Cyclists Do That Are Perfectly Legal
"Thanks for posting, Yasmeen."
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Thanks, Yasmeen. After a few days traveling it was nice climbing on the trike again and getting some photography time in again."
Jan 30
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Winter bicycle commuting in Rochester, NY
"Great interview with a knowledgeable winter commuter. "
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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