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Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
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This entire article should have hit the cutting room floor. Why Cx Magazine would publish an article that suggests men need Wednesday night Cyclocross practice more than women is ridiculous. Implying…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert 13 minutes ago.

Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
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There are some great recommendations here. I think I'd add active bike lane enforcement including towing cars that are in the bike lanes."Ride Forward: A Brief Wish List For Chicago Biking Policy…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cheryl 15 hours ago.

Logan Square: Driver Road Rage Taken Out on Cyclist, Bike Damaged

A road-raging driver attacked a cyclist at Fullerton and Milwaukee avenues Tuesday morning — and then threw his bike to the curb — before driving off, according to police and witnesses.The attack…Continue

Tags: logan square road rage against bicyclist, bike damaged, car road rage against cyclist, road rage

Started Mar 14

Important Repairs and New Bike-Ped Bridges at Risk Due to Rauner
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"Why Rauner’s Witholding of Funding for Bike-Ped Bridges Totally SOCCs"Claffey said the new IDOT policy is impacting projects that are already under construction, as well as those that are being…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adam C. Mar 17.

 

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Yasmeen commented on The Chainlink's event Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race
"Good luck to The Chainlink Racing Team and ambassadors as they crush some gravel this weekend!!! "
3 minutes ago
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"Streetsblog Chicago, "The CPD’s “Biking While Black” Enforcement Practices Have Got to Stop" http://chi.streetsblog.org/2017/03/21/why-the-cpds-biking-while-black-enforcement-practices-have-got-to-stop/"
11 minutes ago
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
"I'm a man and I don't like "bonding with men"."
13 minutes ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"9 hours later, hasn't moved. 1850 W. Roosevelt Rd. 03/22/2017 4:00pm"
4 hours ago
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
"More no, equally, yes. Same gender bonding is important for both sexes. For men, social, psychological and health issues do factor into their friendships as they age. Isolation from your friends over extended periods of time can cause malaise,…"
5 hours ago
Yasmeen posted a discussion

Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women

This entire article should have hit the cutting room floor. Why Cx Magazine would publish an article that suggests men need Wednesday night Cyclocross practice more than women is ridiculous. Implying women don't need or enjoy activity for social connection is equally ridiculous. A few excerpts..."Baker goes on to cite research that has studied photographs of men socializing and women socializing.""...as Baker writes, the research seems to show that 'men need an activity together to make and…See More
8 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"Oops meant Elston from Addison to Belmont."
15 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"The usual evening commute on Franklin St in the Loop."
16 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"In general, I would like to see thoughtful planning given to bike lanes that are also interrupted and impacted by construction. Whether it's building construction or road construction, it usually has more of an impact on our safety because the…"
21 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"I'd like to see the bike lanes restored on Elston between Belmont and Damen. They were never repainted after the street was paved. A separate traffic signal for bikes on NB Elston at Ashland, to avoid conflicts with cars cutting across lanes to…"
22 hours ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1850 W. Roosevelt Rd 03/22/2017 7:10am - Serial offender."
yesterday
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1841 W. Ogden 03/21/2017 4:10pm - CTA Medical District Blue Line."
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Venue Change:Tour de Fat Chicago 2017 at Northerly Island
"Really enjoyed it in Palmer Park. I hope this means they'll be trying something new and hopefully fun."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Take a week off, and....nothing changes."
yesterday
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Good luck! & thanks for your dedication and the follow through. Perhaps showing some of the images from this thread will help support your position that this is unacceptable behavior, systemic, creates situations that are dangerous to others and…"
Tuesday
Ray replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"So what are the chances that you'd be there at the same moment? Time to buy a lottery ticket! Bike safely and have a great day!"
Tuesday

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Mountain, Track
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Looking for more opportunities to ride bikes, meet people, keep riding. :-)
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
Julie H.
My first bike:
1976 red, white and blue Huffy

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At 2:30pm on February 8, 2017, Megan Lee said…

Thank you, Yasmeen! :)

At 6:03pm on January 5, 2015, Jeff Markus said…

Yo Yasmeen,

Welcome to the 'management' of da' 'Link. AQs a complete re4creational and commuter cyclist allow me to say it is nice that you bring a broad based expereiance of pedalling to the reins of our humble net home...

I look forward to the future with you at the head of the pace line.

Jeff

At 9:56am on January 2, 2015, Christian said…

You are most welcome, happy cycling in 2015

At 9:39pm on January 1, 2015, David Simmons said…

Congrats Yasmeen! Here's to continued success for you and the Chainlink.

At 6:48pm on December 30, 2014, Christian said…

Congratulations! :)

At 2:29pm on December 30, 2014, Megan B said…

Congratulations on the new position, and thanks for taking on this new role.  Best of luck!

At 2:21pm on December 30, 2014, Bill W. said…

Congratulations...let me know if I can help in any way!

At 1:05pm on December 30, 2014, JustWill said…

Yay! Congrats!

At 12:41pm on December 30, 2014, Mike Murray said…

Always look forward every week to the Chainlinks...  I look forward to seeing what you can do...  don't forget there are still some of us Luddites who just getting the hang of the "computer thing".

At 3:07pm on July 3, 2013, David of the North (David606xx) said…

Super! Got me a nice, long weekend ahead!

 
 
 

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