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Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
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CHICAGO — 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…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by peter moormann May 14.

Bicycling Kite Video

There times whne I get a bicycle-high on warm sunny morningsContinue

Started May 4

Big Marsh could be a terrific bike park, but it's not yet safe to pedal there

"Dangerous roads around the park make access difficult for people without cars." By John Greenfield @greenfieldjohn"A Slow Roll winter ride to Big Marsh. Heavy truck traffic makes biking into the…Continue

Started May 2

Sportif bike shop in Jeff Park for sale

Don Zordani is looking to retire after operating the Sportif Importer Ltd. bike shop in Jefferson Park for 50 years.A “for sale” sign recently was posted on the facade of the 66-year-old building at…Continue

Started Apr 27

 

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peter moormann replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"That article is over a year old. I could not see any trace of work on the East end of the Cal Sag trail. West Cal Sag Trail is open  at Alsip. Getting from Wolf Lake to Trailhead West of 94 and 57 is not too bad on a Sunday Morning. Would not…"
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Jared replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Years ago I don't think there was much interest in running nor distance cycling.  And a lot of these trails were active railways at the time."
May 12
Tom Z replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"I don't think they are just limiting the use of this trail for the "young".  :)"
May 12
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Because if you were halfway to Joliet your mother wouldn't have been able to call to you out the front door when it was time for dinner. :-)"
May 12
Jim Reho replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Why didn't this happen when I was young?"
May 12
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Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road

CHICAGO — 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…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 Jerry Lee's discussion Uptown bicycles moves to Argyle
"They are not moving, but opening a pop-up shop. From their website: MAIN SHOP:  4653  N.  BROADWAY, CHICAGO  IL  60640   OPENING THURSDAY, MAY 19 THROUGH 2017: POP UP SHOP:  1124 W. ARGYLE, CHICAGO  IL…"
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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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