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Anyone seeing an uptick in congestion on their normally quiet routes? I was surprised at the amount of traffic on 16th earlier, but I rarely see it during rush hour.…Continue

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A bicyclist was killed in a crash Sunday night in west suburban Oak Brook.The crash happened at the intersection of Route 83 and 16th Street near Oakbrook Center mall just before 6 p.m., according to…Continue

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Andrew Bedno commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"I've updated the Chicago Ghost Bikes reference adding Virginia "Ginny" Murray, 2979 W Belmont Ave, SE corner at Sacramento:Bedno.com/body/bike/ghostbikes/details/ginny "
Jul 11
Chicago Ride of Silence commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Yes - Virginia Murray's ghost bike dedication is tonight (7/10/16) at 7pm at Belmont & Sacramento."
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Katie Murray commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"To confirm, the Virginia Murray bike dedication is Sunday, 7/10/2016 at 7:00pm at Belmont and Scaramento correct?"
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Andrew Bedno commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"TCL event poosting for Virginia Murray ghostbike installation, 7pm Thursday July 7th 2016 at Belmont and Sacramento (~2960 W): TheChainLink.org/events/ghost-bike-memorial-for-virginia-murray"
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Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Yes, we will both be at Tour de Fat - in matching giraffe costumes.  We're volunteering."
Jul 6
Yasmeen commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Thank you Kathy, I really appreciate the kind words. Unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to come out on Thursday. I met you at the Bike to Work Rally and took the photo of your matching outfits with Suzy.…"
Jul 6
Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Yasmeen - will you be there?  I have never met you and would like to shake your hand.  You're doing a great job!"
Jul 6
Yasmeen commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"If you would like to attend the ghost bike memorial for Virginia Murray, Kristen Green posted this: COME THIS THURSDAY 7-7-16 @ 7pm Belmont and Sacramento So this tragic thing happened. A girl died. She was not a controversial…"
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Yasmeen commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Thanks for the update MJ. "
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MJ E. commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Through the grapevine: A memorial to Virginia Murray is going up on Thursday 7/7/16 at 7pm at Belmont and Sacramento. "
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pelotom commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"Does anyone know if there is currently any type of memorial for Virginia Murray at Belmont and Sacramento? (Pictures?) I've heard that a few cyclists who regularly ride this area and came up on the tragic scene that day, were deeply affected…"
Jul 3
Andrew Bedno commented on h' Zerocats's group Chicago Ghost Bikes
"I've added Blaine "Beezy" Klingenberg to the map of Chicago Ghost Bikes.  A single white wheel, installed by messenger friends on a hightraffic hypercommerce corner, so no telling how long it'll stay, but it's a thing.…"
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What I ride:
Funny Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Looking for a lover who won't find another.
About me:
Just a regular chainlinker . . .
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http://bikechicago.info

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At 8:55am on March 14, 2014, dan brown said…

three one two     three five one  four zero five too

At 6:42pm on August 3, 2012, h' Zerocats said…

IN response to O, who censors comments to his wall:
Yes, in fact I do grease my lens.  Is that bad?

At 4:42pm on November 23, 2011, Louie Louie said…

I saw you posted on my cannondale for sale thread.  I know the bike looks deceiving but it is 23'.  Those aluminum tubes make those bikes look smaller. 

At 7:22am on February 15, 2011, Terry Bloom said…

I understand your frustration.  I was asked to help out after there was some problems with the original dates and the former producer back in late November(or so i understand)... They didn't want it to be in February in Chicago, but rather the fall, but instead of skipping Chicago after the problems they said they still wanted to try to do the 10th Anniversary show and then hopefully the 2011 tour later this year(fall) instead of having Chicago miss a year.

So I will be in touch, and I do agree that we should coordinate dates, I am from the nonprofit world where I feel more organizations need to combine efforts rather than compete.  I appreciate your candidness and I hope we can work together in the future.

At 1:56am on January 25, 2011, Paul Fitz, Scrabblor said…

Open shop was a bit on the slow side, but we were competing with some afternoon snow and a bears game.  We had about 6 or 7 folks come thru, mostly prolific volunteers.  DJ Ang.g played some tunes for us + good times were had. 

That strip on oakley was always what I understood as heart of chicago.  I've never heard it called heart of italy, but that would make some sense.  I like discussing/defining/debating neighborhood boundaries and am intrigued, but I'm not buying west of ashland as a contemporary 'heart of chicago'.  It would be a logical name, what with it being in the middle, but I think an overwhelming (90%+?) majority of residents know it as pilsen (particularly east of hoyne + certainly anywhere near ashland).  It seems like either an arcane title or a specific community/neighborhood within another (like hamilton park to englewood, scottsdale to ashburn or palmer square to logan square).   I think people get some rights of community definitions though so sure, I'll toss it up under the neighborhood description.  

At 12:42am on January 25, 2011, Paul Fitz, Scrabblor said…

Working Bikes open shop is going to be monthly until it warrants a weekly.  The next one will be Feb 20th, hopefully we can get enough folks to make it weekly! 

 

I had been thinking of listing the location as pilsen/littlevillage due our location being on the border, but wouldn't say heart of chicago as I always saw that as a neighborhood/community within pilsen.  I've never heard of heart of chicago starting at ashland and am a little curious to where you get that, Damen seems overly generous.  I definitely wasn't trying to diss little village, I just id it a lil westernly of us.   A lot of neighborhoods have somewhat sliding borders, marquette park/west englewood, brightonpark/gage park, back of the yards and everything around it... I'm comfortable saying working bikes is on a border, but folks I've known in lil village seem to call it pilsen till you start rolling west.   I hope that makes some sense to why I wrote 'pilsen'.

At 7:46pm on December 2, 2010, Ron said…
Hi Howard! I'm winter vacationing in New Orleans until April. I'm looking to perhaps open up here as well. Hope all is well with you and all in the recovery collective.
At 1:58am on October 30, 2010, Genaro said…
Remember "we're Little Village people"..?

Love the fact that it sounded like we're people from a diminutive village. ^5
At 4:01pm on October 11, 2010, pjc jr said…
Hey Howard, not sure who is doing daily admining, but could you see if you could get my Heartland Cafe gathering up on the calendar soon. Its for Wednesday night and wanted people to have a chance to see the post.
Thanks, PJ
At 5:21pm on September 27, 2010, Anne Wieland said…
i could possibly go tomorrow with whom ever is hoping to go...do you know when they want to go or thier info--email me at annepwieland@gmail.com :) thanks
 
 
 

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