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Gene Tenner
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Chicago to expand Northwest Side cycling, walking path on river
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Plans call for a bridge crossing over the North Branch of the Chicago River and a multi-use trail on the east bank of the river underneath Addison Street, near California, to connect existing trails…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jet fuel can't melt steel beams 2 hours ago.

Creator of pink plastic lawn flamingo dies at 79
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In honor of Don Featerstone my flamingo, named Flamingo, is wearing a black wing-band:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Tenner Jun 27.

How Well Do You Know Chicago's Bike Laws?
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How Well Do You Know Chicago's Bike Laws?Take the quiz to find out, then head over to Chicago Department of Transportation's site to see what is, and what isn't legal to do on a bike in Chicago.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Jun 22.

Bicyclists rejoice as west portion of Cal-Sag Trail opens
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Bicyclists rejoice as west portion of Cal-Sag Trail opensThis 13-mile stretch of the trail is now open from Alsip to Lemont.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Jun 8.

 

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Rich S replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago to expand Northwest Side cycling, walking path on river
"This is great news. Crossing the river at Addison can be a short but stressful part of my ride. The article isn't clear but seems to imply that they'll be building a new bridge to cross the river. I gotta think it would be considerably…"
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Chicago to expand Northwest Side cycling, walking path on river

Plans call for a bridge crossing over the North Branch of the Chicago River and a multi-use trail on the east bank of the river underneath Addison Street, near California, to connect existing trails for cyclists, runners, and pedestrians between two parks.Those two parks are California Park, north of Addison Street, and Clark Park, which is south of Addison Street.…See More
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"Ending the ride at work. I typically want to keep on going."
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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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