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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.

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.

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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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…"
yesterday
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
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
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
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
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
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
Anne Alt replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
Nov 7
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
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
Anne Alt replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
Nov 6
Cheryl replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"Pretty sure I saw two people riding them toward the end of last week."
Nov 6
Bruce replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"I'm pretty sure I saw one today in the private park which the Park District maintains for the residents of the S Plymouth Court community, the park know as Dearborn Park."
Nov 6
JeffB replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"I emailed them and got this response: Thank you for reaching out to us.  We have not opened a JUMP network in Chicago at this time.  There were bikes in the city for the launch of Equiticity.  You can learn more about the event here:…"
Nov 3
Sean Newby replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"i wonder if that's the same one that zipped past me the other night in lincoln square... didn't think much of it at first (although that plastic basket bounces and makes a lot of noise), then realized i was moving at a pretty good clip and…"
Nov 2
JeffB replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"The website says they're only in DC and San Francisco. The DC site has more info: https://dc.jumpmobility.com/.  They're e-bikes.  When you're done you have to lock them to a rack. No indication if sign posts are ok,…"
Nov 2

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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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