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Mark Franklin
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  • Naperville, IL
  • United States
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Mark Franklin joined El Duke's group

Chicago Randonneurs

A group for any one interested in randonneuring, cyclotouring and long distance cyclingSee More
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin updated their profile
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin replied to Kevin Mulcky's discussion Biking around Lake Michigan
"I did around Lake Michigan 18 months ago. Here is a link to my ride/route: You may also consider reviewing this website:  This site was a great reference in planning…"
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin replied to Chucko's discussion Anyone know a workable route from Chicago to Aurora?
"Take The 606 West until it ends at N Ridgeway. Take N Ridgeway north to Armitage and turn left onto Armitage heading west. Armitage will become Grand - continue going west until Laramie. Take a left onto Laramie and head south until you hit Augusta.…"
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin replied to Yasmeen's discussion As Another Commuter Challenge Winds Down, How Did It Go?
"Participated and it went well - 176 miles of commuting. Did not ride every day (commuting from Naperville). Team had about 1000 miles. Unable to attend any of the events. I enjoy this challenge every year. It's an opportuntity to work with…"
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin joined Radfahrer's group

Windy City Cycling Club: Chicago's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Bike Club

The Windy City Cycling Club (WCCC) is a primarily gay and lesbian club which encourages fellowship through recreational and road rides, touring, and bicycle advocacy.See More
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin is attending James Craig's event

14th Annual Ride for AIDS Chicago at Chandler Park

July 8, 2017 at 6am to July 9, 2017 at 5pm
Join cyclists and advocates for Chicago communities by riding or crewing with Ride for AIDS Chicago. For 2017 the Ride will take place July 8-9. Cyclists will trek 200 miles from Evanston, IL to Elkhorn, WI and back, completing two back-to-back century rides to raise funds for TPAN and its Community Partners.A short mile option was debuted in 2016 and will continue for 2017. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a shorter journey than 200 miles. Participants completing the 100-mile…See More
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin is attending The Chainlink's event

Bike Commuter Challenge - Now 2 Weeks! at Chicago

June 16, 2017 to June 30, 2017
presented by Freeman Kevenides Law FirmJoin over 6,000 new and experienced riders and sign up to participate in the 26th annual Bike Commuter Challenge. Represent your organization and stay healthy while competing to be the #1 bike commuting team. Now that's some sweet bragging rights!New this year:* The challenge is now 2 weeks long, June 16th-30th!* Team Leader Swag Bag! Sweet giveaways from our sponsors and all the tools you need to pump up your team!Participation is FREE and EASY!We'll give…See More
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin and Chris Mitchell are now friends
Jun 30, 2017
Mark Franklin commented on Ride for AIDS Chicago's event 13th Annual Ride for AIDS Chicago
"This is an amazing event with wonderful Riders & Crew (the Riders & Crew are what really make this event) - and all for a great cause! I am riding again this year!!"
Feb 18, 2016
Mark Franklin liked Ride for AIDS Chicago's event 13th Annual Ride for AIDS Chicago
Feb 18, 2016
Mark Franklin and 3rd Coast Cycles are now friends
Oct 2, 2015
Mark Franklin is now a member of The Chainlink
Oct 2, 2015

Profile Information

What I ride:
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Long time cyclist, now interested in winter commuting in Chicago.

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