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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 on Monday

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

The Curious Reasons Why Bike Share Is So Safe
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Inexperienced riders are a feature, not a bug, of bike-share systems across the country, which seem to be safer not only than regular bikes, but riding in a car as well. Divvy Week kicks off on…Continue

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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 park a risky proposition." - JOHN GREENFIELD Last week I rode the Red Line to 95th Street with my cruiser bike in tow, then pedaled about six miles to the future site of Big Marsh Bike Park, just east of Lake Calumet. Boosters say it will be a world-class, family-friendly venue for BMX riding, mountain…See More
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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 5225 W. Lawrence Ave., where Sportif has been located for all but its first couple of years. The original store opened at 4711 W. Lawrence Ave.Zordani said that his desire to operate a bike shop stems from his days as a bike racer. “I was competing at the track and started out selling bike and speed…See More
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Gene Tenner replied to Steve Mac's discussion How long does your commute have to be ?
"I always wear wicking bicycle clothing, because I change clothes at work."
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Kara B replied to Gene Tenner's discussion The Curious Reasons Why Bike Share Is So Safe
"i inexplicably feel much safer when i'm riding a divvy - even without a helmet - than i do riding my own bike - interesting to see the data backs this up. "
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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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