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  • Chicago, IL
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JUMP bikes in Chicago?
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Has anyone seen these around town? I saw this one on Clark at Randolph this morning (11/2/17). This is the first I've seen. Are they going to be competition for Divvy? I was on my own bike so I…Continue

Tags: Divvy, JUMP, Bikeshare

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caiken Nov 8, 2017.

New(ish) trail in Lincolnwood
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Apologies if this has been discussed elsewhere, but while riding on Pratt last week, I came across what looked to be a new trail that runs NE-SW between McCormick and Crawford. It doesn't show up on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Aug 10, 2017.

Chicago’s 606 trail to be extended eastward, past Kennedy Expressway and river
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Started this discussion. Last reply by JustWill Sep 13, 2016.

New South Side Lakefront Trail

Looks like it opens June 18, 2016:…Continue

Started Jun 7, 2016

 

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Latest Activity

JeffB replied to V W's discussion Secondhand smoke when locking up bike
"For me its the smokers who huddle around the door to the bike room in my building. Its brief, but still an annoyance since I'm breathing a little harder at the end of my ride. Especially since these people are breaking the law. There's…"
Friday
JeffB replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"320 miles for January. Rode the cold front this first morning of February. Nice 32 degree ride, but I felt the chill at my back. Expecting teens on the ride home."
Feb 1
JeffB replied to Yasmeen's discussion Best of 2017 - What was your best ride/experience/accomplishment of 2017?
"Passing 100,000 km (62K+ miles) since I started keeping track back in 2005"
Jan 19
JeffB replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"65 miles for the first week of 2018 in the deep freeze. My first ride above freezing temps this morning was interrupted by a flat."
Jan 8
JeffB replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2017
"Finished the year at 5765. My informal goal each year is 5200, so this was a good one. Happy New Year!"
Dec 31
JeffB replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2017
"When I passed 60,000 miles back in August (since I started keeping track in 2005), my nephew's Italian girlfriend asked me how many kilometers that was. I guessed near 100,000, but was off by 2137 miles. So since I love round numbers, I made…"
Nov 20, 2017
Caiken replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"there was just a TON of coverage about how this is going down on Streetsblog, link:  "To address this, the group is partnering with the dockless electric bike-share company Jump Mobility, which sponsored the launch event, to bring…"
Nov 8, 2017
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"This company should install more racks if they plan on doing business here."
Nov 7, 2017
Paul Lazzaro replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"I'm not sure I like a bike share company using public racks.  We don't have enough bike parking as it is."
Nov 7, 2017
Tony Adams replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Once in a while I get an urge to either complain about it and hopefully get it removed, or just remove it myself. Then I have this counter-thought that perhaps it reduces motor vehicle traffic around our "secret" Plymouth route and I talk…"
Nov 7, 2017
Bruce replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Cool! Thanks for sharing.  I think the following excerpt from this interesting article speaks to my complaint about the "private" nature of the park(s) in this area:"
Nov 7, 2017
Bruce replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Facetious, yes.  That sign bugs the crap out of me every time i ride by it."
Nov 7, 2017
Anne Alt replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
Nov 7, 2017
Tony Adams replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Your kidding right? Dearborn Park is a public park, just as 9th Street is an open public city street despite what the signage at 9th and State falsely claims."
Nov 6, 2017
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Yes I did see one somewhere in downtown recently. I was curious. Now it's clear Divvy may have some competition. "
Nov 6, 2017
Anne Alt replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
Nov 6, 2017

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Biking

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