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Leah Jone
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Congrats to our own Julie on her engagement!
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A huge mazel tov to Chainlink's Julie H. on her engagement to Ari this weekend. I don't know any details outside of her changed status on Facebook, but wanted to raise a virtual glass and wish them…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Active Transportation Alliance Jul 17, 2012.

Bike tour companies
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I'm trying to decide what do to on my summer vacation. I'll likely have a week to take this summer and have been looking at different bike tour companies in Latin America and Europe.I like the sound…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cameron 7.5 mi May 2, 2012.

Teach a friend - Bike on a Bus
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I was walking past the CTA HQ yesterday and thought it would be a good time to remind people about the "put a bike on a bus" training demo they have.If you are trying to encourage people to ride…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Jul 14.

30 Days of Biking
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Some of my colleagues in Minneapolis are the organizers behind 30 Days of Biking. It's coming up again in April and they are encouraging…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by dan brown Apr 5, 2013.

 

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Leah Jone replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion Friday frivolity - do you sing aloud while riding your bike?
"More often than not, I sing Bicycle and Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen."
Sep 5
Leah Jone replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"There would be more women, but I'm one that was asked and declined. I don't think I'm alone. If you want to help the moderator team match the diversity of the community, then shoot Julie a note and let her know. I talked to her…"
Sep 5
Tom A.K. replied to Leah Jone's discussion Teach a friend - Bike on a Bus
"I've heard of many incidents by bus travelers of being delayed for extra minutes because of newbie cyclists clueless on how to use the bus rack this summer, and the drivers are not helpful at all. Are drivers supposed to sit there and let them…"
Jul 14
Leah Jone replied to h' 1.0's discussion Unofficial Chainlink Poll-- where do you participate from?
"2."
Jan 3
Leah Jone replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Divvy Temporarily Closed for Snow
"Agreed. It's always been clear that in extreme weather, Divvy would be closed. It's worth it for me for all the other times they've been open this winter. I think it's a good call to close for the afternoon and evening. "
Jan 2
Leah Jone replied to h' 1.0's discussion Mariano's Fresh Market
"Pro-tip: they do those boxes of coffee that cost $20+ at Starbucks for under $10. It is a must get for when I'm hosting brunch and don't want to spend the whole time refilling the coffee pot. includes creamer, cups, sugars, etc."
Sep 30, 2013
Leah Jone replied to h' 1.0's discussion Bikeshare users-- what are you doing about helmets?
"I wear a helmet of Jewish guilt when I Divvy, as I've yet to have a helmet with me when I've been on a Divvy ride... and I've used it at least a dozen times since launch."
Aug 12, 2013
Leah Jone replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Divvy First Ride Reports
"I've been on two Divvy rides this week - both from Lake/Clinton to Daley Plaza. Both times I was trying to dock at Randolph/State, but couldn't find the station. (it's there, but hidden behind construction. Along state outside of…"
Jul 3, 2013
Leah Jone is attending Lisa Curcio 4.1mi's event
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Women's Crash Recovery Stories at Women and Children First Book Store

June 13, 2013 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Have you or has someone you care about been in a crash?  Susan Levin and Leah Jones came back to cycling after each suffered a significant crash.  Join Women Bike Chicago to hear them talk about their setbacks and their triumphs.  Presentation will be followed by light refreshments and a chance to chat.  Women And Children First will be stocking cycling specific books for the occasion.See More
May 20, 2013
Leah Jone replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion If you have a bicycle and you didn't ride today, what's your excuse?
"Flew to Minneapolis where there is going to be a winter storm tonight."
May 1, 2013
Leah Jone replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Help needed tracking down hit and run driver
"So glad he got in touch with you, but hate that he needed you."
Apr 26, 2013
dan brown replied to Leah Jone's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"I don't tweet but signed up. so far I am 5 for 5. thanks for the motivation folks"
Apr 5, 2013
Active Transportation Alliance replied to Leah Jone's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"We are celebrating #30DOB at www.drivelesslivemore.com!  Track a roundtrip bike trip every day in April and you'll be eligible to win a bike tour for two from Bike & Roll, plus a tune-up and drivetrain clean from their new Hyde Park…"
Apr 3, 2013
Adam Kitzmann replied to Leah Jone's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"The Chicago, Minneapolis and Milwaukee crews could meet up in Madison WI (Seems like a good half way type point) or somewhere's like that maybe. "
Apr 2, 2013
Julie Hochstadter replied to Leah Jone's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"14th is a sunday, woo hoo.  I'm in. "
Apr 2, 2013
Leah Jone replied to Leah Jone's discussion 30 Days of Biking
"Sorry I disappeared for a couple days. Work took be to NYC where I couldn't convince anyone to let me borrow a bike to get a ride in on day one. You can use the shorter hashtag #30DOB to save space in your tweets. But you can also talk about…"
Apr 2, 2013

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Edgewater bike commuter, writer, social media girl.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://fuckyeahirodemybike.tumblr.com

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