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Gene Tenner
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El Nino may be most powerful on record, may tame Chicago's winter
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El Nino is gathering strength in the Pacific Ocean and could become the most powerful on record -- and that could be good news for Chicagoans already bracing for winter.A strong El Nino could mean…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Aug 17.

Lake Shore Drive and the Lakefront Trail Redesign: Signage and Education Now
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I sent this to the Active Transportation Alliance today:The city is reconstructing the north side Lake Shore Drive and the Lakefront Trail, and one of the elements of the redesign is Signage and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Tenner Aug 7.

Bicyclist Attacks and Bloodies CTA Bus Driver in Lincoln Park, Witness Says
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Bicyclist Attacks and Bloodies CTA Bus Driver in Lincoln Park, Witness SaysThe biker, described as a tall man with light hair, was yelling at the driver as he rode up to the driver's window,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Freeman Jul 27.

Bicycle Thefts - 19th Police District
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Bureau of Detectives – Area NorthCommunity AlertGarage BurglariesDistrict 19 (Town Hall)About the Crime:Burglaries have occurred in District 19 where offender(s) either forced entry or usedunlocked…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Jul 23.

 

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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 Aaron Bussey's discussion United States penchant for bike helmets
"Big, wide bike lanes in these photos where you have a lot less car-worry might be the reason."
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Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion What do you think of the "end caps" (cement curbs protecting the bike lane)?
"Milwaukee Avenue 'Hipster Highway' Gets City's 1st Bike Lanes With End Caps A curbside bike lane and "buffer-protected lanes" were among safety improvements added last week to a busy stretch of Milwaukee Avenue dubbed the…"
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Gene Tenner replied to Mike Schwab's discussion First Divy station paid for by apartment building owners.
"I remember reading about these paranoid, snobby knuckleheads wanting nothing to do with Divvy anywhere near their precious homes. Lawsuit Filed Over North Side Divvy StationBy Emily Morris | August 22, 2013 3:09pm Some Lakeview residents who noticed…"
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Gene Tenner replied to bob hsiung's discussion How far you've ridden in 2015
"I can only guesstimate this, but 4 days per week of 12-mile commutes, 15 miles each on Saturdays and Sundays and add in errands and trips for meetings and I figure I am at a little over 2,700 miles which puts me on pace for my typical 5,000-mile…"
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Gene Tenner is attending Olatunji Oboi Reed's event
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From Roots to Fruits: Exploring Uptown's Historic Landmarks and Community Gardens at Clarendon Park

September 30, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Slow Roll Chicago, Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network (CSLN), & LISC Chicago presents...The Sustainable September Ride SeriesRide #5...From Roots to Fruits: Exploring Uptown's Historic Landmarks and Community Gardensin partnership with Institute of Cultural Affairs & Go EdgewaterSeptember 30, 20156pm Meet / 6:30pm RideStart/End Point: Clarendon Park4501 N. Clarendon Ave., Chicago###The full 5-ride schedule for the Sustainable September Ride Series...Ride #1, September 2Routes,…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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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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