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Blessing of the Bicycles
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I noticed a sign at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Evanston today.  They will be blessing bicycles on Sunday, May 17, after their 10:00 service.Even if you are a non-believer, it might not be a bad…Continue

Tags: Blessing

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W on Sunday.

Who Teaches Kids How to Ride?
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Nobody, apparently.  Tonight I saw two teens riding (fast) the wrong way on a one-way street, blowing through a 4-way stop just as a driver (who had already stopped) was entering the intersection.…Continue

Tags: Salmon, Kid, Dope, Darwin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen May 6.

It's All About the Bike

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BIKE (LEGOMATION MEETS RESTORATION)Legomotion restaurando..."Se trata todo…Continue

Tags: Lego, Classic

Started Apr 6

Orange Bikes in Andersonville
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I thought Alderman Osterman had convinced the gym to pick up these eyesores.  I guess not 100%, since I saw two in Andersonville (one locked to a rack near Kopi) tonight.I wish the gym would respect…Continue

Tags: Orange, Eyesore, Disrespect, Gym

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Schneider Apr 1.

 

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Jeff Schneider replied to Eli's discussion The Broadway bike lane is a joke
"I agree. Even when you have to go around cars parked in the bike lane, it's still better, as the cars have been slowed down a little."
yesterday
V W replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Blessing of the Bicycles
"My custom Schwinn already is a level ten mage but it could use a faith stat boost."
Sunday
Tom A.K. replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Blessing of the Bicycles
"The Blessing of the Bicycles -- Spring 2010: http://youtu.be/0iCZYAomXBk St. Peter's Episcopal Church Bicycle blessing and moment of silence for fallen cyclists. 621 w. Belmont"
May 16
Jim Reho replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Blessing of the Bicycles
"For sure."
May 16
Tom A.K. replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Blessing of the Bicycles
"Yes, we do need all the help we can get on the mean streets of the big city. During May, Bike Month, there may be other churches blessing bikes. If any Chainlinker knows of any please let us know. Also, let me throw in a plug for The Chicago Ride…"
May 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Eli's discussion The Broadway bike lane is a joke
"I suspect some of these drivers just don't understand the markings. The bike lane in some places might seem wide enough for car parking."
May 16
Jeff Schneider posted a discussion

Blessing of the Bicycles

I noticed a sign at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Evanston today.  They will be blessing bicycles on Sunday, May 17, after their 10:00 service.Even if you are a non-believer, it might not be a bad idea to hedge your bets.  We need all the help we can get to stay safe.See More
May 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Chicago ranked sixth on list of 'bikeable' cities"
"We have a lot of nice streets for biking, but we also have barriers such as expressway and river crossings where no provision has been made for bikes. Some of these, such as Logan at Ashland, make you feel like you are running the gauntlet. We need…"
May 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Cost Benefit Analysis - Cars vs Bicycles
"People have different values. I was recently walking my bike past a car wash on a beautiful day. I made eye contact with a guy who was lovingly polishing his high end ultimate driving machine. He probably thought I envied him. Actually, I was…"
May 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Cost Benefit Analysis - Cars vs Bicycles
"Not many, compared to the number of miles clocked on the bikes, I'll bet.  There are only 5 vans.  Let's say they are driving 16 hrs a day, averaging 15 mph (typical for city driving).  That would give less than half a…"
May 15
Jeff Schneider replied to Scott Chillson's discussion Road Rage Attack on Milwaukee/Elston
"Many drivers are ignorant of the rules of the road, especially as they apply to cyclists.  But being inside a car gives them a feeling of authority.  And some are emboldened to enforce 'their' rules using violence. I've been…"
May 9
Yasmeen replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Who Teaches Kids How to Ride?
"Just awful when you witness this - a danger to themselves and disrespectful. Sad."
May 6
David Barish replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Who Teaches Kids How to Ride?
"Again, this is a tough one. There are times when we see behavior in young people and can see the same anti social behavior as adults. However, there are a lot of things kids really do grow out of. I think I was a pretty obnoxious and inconsiderate…"
May 6
Jeff Schneider replied to V W's discussion Controversial Opinion: we cyclists are too preachy
"I need one..."
May 5
Jeff Schneider replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Who Teaches Kids How to Ride?
"There is a difference between being inexperienced and being inconsiderate.  One is part of life, the other is a reflection of your character."
May 5
Jeff Schneider replied to Waymond Smith's discussion What would you have done?
"If I am passing someone not wearing earbuds, I say in a calm, soothing voice, "I'm on your left".  The response I get is almost always a smile and, "Thank you." Those wearing earbuds I just give a lot of room and pass…"
May 5

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Divvy (bike share), Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Calendar & Forum
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://uptownbikinglife.blogspot.com/

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At 1:12pm on January 18, 2014, Pat Cummings said…

Sorry I hope that you find your saddle and post. But the one that I found is not a Brooks brand. 

At 9:25pm on August 19, 2013, John said…
No more Tooter Turtle?
At 5:59am on August 8, 2012, Paul Wilson said…

Jeff,

 I can send you a receipt. Can i mail one to your business?

At 10:14am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…
I will have a Receipt for you for the adjusted price of $440...
At 10:09am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…

Sunday Afternoon is perfect...... 12.30 at 100 forest place I will be on the corner of Lake st and Forest ave..... accross from the lake st Movie theater

 

At 12:02pm on August 26, 2011, Joydivision said…

Jeff please contact me through Chainlink as to when you would like to look at the Mercian Next week.

Thank You

At 11:21am on August 23, 2011, Joydivision said…
I am lowering the price on the Mercian from $500 to $440.... let me know if your interested
At 10:18am on August 21, 2011, Joydivision said…
I still have the Mercian if you are still interested
 
 
 

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