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Uptown Bikes Offers Winter Bike Storage for Fair-Weather Riders
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For fair-weather cyclists short on space, Uptown Bikes has a new winter storage solution.Maria Barnes, owner of the shop at 4653 N. Broadway, said she was inspired to offer the option after the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt on Friday.

How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago WTTW Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.

On Chicago Tonight tonight they announced that a segment on How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago will air on Chicago Tonight, WTTW, Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.Continue

Started Jan 23

Winter cycling: Heavy tread makes light of snow-covered roads

Snow angels look a little different in Marquette, Michigan. One of the snowiest cities in the country, Marquette is also "fat bike" central these days, and it's not uncommon to find evidence in a…Continue

Started Dec 15, 2014

Cyclist and Woods and Bear, Oh My
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And you think dodging cars is scary ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKdRlWz-1pgContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. Dec 10, 2014.

 

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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 Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"On the east side of Belmont Harbor you have two unleashed dogs. Your pit bull charges me. I stop he runs back to you. I start up again. Pit does it again and is growling at me as I stop again. Pit gives up and goes back. I tell the you - 50 yards…"
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Anne Alt replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Uptown Bikes Offers Winter Bike Storage for Fair-Weather Riders
"For folks who have limited storage and don't ride in winter, this sounds like a great idea."
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Uptown Bikes Offers Winter Bike Storage for Fair-Weather Riders

For fair-weather cyclists short on space, Uptown Bikes has a new winter storage solution.Maria Barnes, owner of the shop at 4653 N. Broadway, said she was inspired to offer the option after the vicious winter last year.For $10, the shop will give bikes a minor workup: wipe them down, lubricate the machinery and fill the tires with air.Then for $15 per month they'll hang it from a rack on the basement ceiling until owners are ready to hop back on once the snow and ice clears.…See More
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How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago WTTW Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.

On Chicago Tonight tonight they announced that a segment on How to Make Bicycling Safer in Chicago will air on Chicago Tonight, WTTW, Mon., Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m.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?
"Buena Park and Lakeview/Lincoln Park. Thanks for the kind words. "
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Gene Tenner replied to David P.'s discussion Some clever tech to alert a car driver to peds, cyclists, motorcyclists, etc.
"I have mixed feelings on this. I like new technology that helps promote safety. I worry about it becoming a crutch for lazy drivers. In one of Malcolm Gladwell's books there is a section on safety with surprising unsafe consequences. For…"
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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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