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Gene Tenner
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Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
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By next year, you'll be able to bike from Edgewater to Joliet — and nearly all of it off-road.The Lakefront Trail now stretches about 18 miles from Hollywood Avenue and Lake Shore Drive on the north…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie yesterday.

Here's the Latest Look at the Bloomingdale Trail [PHOTOS]
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Here's the Latest Look at the Bloomingdale Trail [PHOTOS]Landscape and design architects donned hard hats to walk on the under-construction Bloomingdale Trail Monday. Set to open in June, the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio 4.1mi Mar 12.

6 reasons why cargo bikes are the next big thing
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After (quite literally) walking away from car-ownership five years ago, we experimented with many variations on traveling as a family by bicycle. None have been as transformational as our investment…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Schneider Feb 28.

The technology we need drivers to buy so cycling isn't so dangerous
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For decades, most of the safety advances in cars -- seat belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes -- have been designed to keep the people inside of them safer. But as vehicle fatalities have plummeted as a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Feb 24.

 

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Duppie replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"There is about a mile of road riding required between the Old Plank trail and thew Glacial trail. The Glacial trail connects you directly to the Medewin National Tallgrass Prairie about 10 miles south of Joliet. Makes for a wonderful, if ambitious…"
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Jennifer on the lake replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"And beyond! "
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Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"It should also cross the Wauponsee Glacial Trial, which means you can continue south from Joliet to Manhattan, off-street."
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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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Yasmeen replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"This looks really awesome. Thanks for sharing! "
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Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road

By next year, you'll be able to bike from Edgewater to Joliet — and nearly all of it off-road.The Lakefront Trail now stretches about 18 miles from Hollywood Avenue and Lake Shore Drive on the north lakefront through Downtown and down to the South Shore Cultural Center. An approximately 6-mile trail of on-street bike lanes along U.S. 41 ends at the Burnham Greenway Trail at Wolf Lake in Hegewisch on the Southeast Side.But plans next year call for the Burnham Greenway Trail to be extended into…See More
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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?
"Bravo, Elizabeth."
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"The path next to the lake from Waveland to Montrose is now open, although it is covered in rough gravel. "
Apr 5
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"Nice photo and composition, David."
Apr 4
Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion How does a business obtain or borrow a bike corral?
"The city of Chicago places bike racks, also: Tell us where you need bike parking. CDOT works hard to consistently serve bicyclists throughout the City by installing roughly 500 bike racks on city sidewalks each year. You can help us locate the best…"
Apr 2

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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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