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Gene Tenner
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Hang up: Dutch look at banning use of cellphones on bikes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding, saying pedaling and phones are a dangerous mix.For…Continue

Started on Thursday

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 Jennifer on the lake yesterday.

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

 

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Gene Tenner left a comment for Charlie Short 11.5
"Charlie, What is happening with this March 24 request? Gene"
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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
"Not hard... until the end of a long day on the return trip, when you realize you have to climb that bluff..."
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Marcusn replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Once in Joliet, it's not hard to pick up the I&M Canal Trail, which is a mostly limestone trail that runs WSW to Starved Rock SP. "
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Hang up: Dutch look at banning use of cellphones on bikes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch government is considering banning the country's millions of cyclists from using their cellphones while riding, saying pedaling and phones are a dangerous mix.For the full article go here: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160526/business/305269922/See More
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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…"
May 14

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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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