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Gene Tenner
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Portion of Lakefront Trail to be resurfaced over summer
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The city of Chicago is making improvements to a popular trail that runs along the Lake Michigan shoreline.A statement from the mayor's office says the improvements will include resurfacing and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tricolor on Tuesday.

I bike commute because I can — seize the day
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Bike commuting two or three times a week means that I can have cherry pie and kolaczki without having to buy a new wardrobe. It also means skipping train fares. Rich food and saving money — it's a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert on Saturday.

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 May 26

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 May 27.

 

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Tricolor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Portion of Lakefront Trail to be resurfaced over summer
"The portions seem to be starting from the north end working south a few hundred feet at a time. The entire section that's being worked on is fenced off and everyone needs to use the grass or the gravel verge where there is one."
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Portion of Lakefront Trail to be resurfaced over summer

The city of Chicago is making improvements to a popular trail that runs along the Lake Michigan shoreline.A statement from the mayor's office says the improvements will include resurfacing and paving. It says seven miles of the Chicago Lakefront Trail will be resurfaced this summer.Chicago Park District Board President Jesse Ruiz says such trails aren't only used by Chicagoans for recreation but also for transit.For the full article go here:…See More
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Irvin Steinert replied to Gene Tenner's discussion I bike commute because I can — seize the day
"it's fun! exercise - this is more than a direct counter of poor eating habits but is an essential part of good health; in fact, the way I see it, poor food choices reduce the benefit of the exercise (not the other way around). Exercise is…"
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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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