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Dutch Bike Manufacturer Prints TV Pic on Box and Reduces Delivery Damages 70-80%
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Dutch manufacturer Vanmoof discovers that printing a picture of a flatscreen TV on their bike boxes reduces delivery damages by 70-80 per centWith bike sales trends …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt M. 18.5KM on Wednesday.

"Why haven't they found the guy yet? All you have to do is google the number on the van."
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We've all been wondering…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skip Montanaro 14.5mi Sep 16.

Extending the 606... Your thoughts?
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DNAinfo is asking us what our thoughts are about extending the 606 for an upcoming article. Deadline is this afternoon so any thoughts in the next few hours are much appreciated :-)Background…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Sep 13.

The Chicago Tribune published another anti-bike piece in less than a week? Shocking.
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"There bikers get their green-painted lane of pavement along the north curb; the line of parked cars gets moved out into the street; and motorized traffic gets squeezed into the middle. God forbid…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David H Sep 12.

 

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Latest Activity

Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"sent to me by a friend earlier today. Et tu, horses?"
Friday
Julie M. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Yes, I'm missing those crappy plastic posts right about now."
Friday
Yasmeen replied to Bob T's discussion Northwestern student bicyclist killed this afternoon on Sheridan Road
"Thank you Alex, I am so sorry for the loss. I can help you prepare the bike. Thank you for donating the bike. Do you have any contact with her friends? We try to do a dedication ceremony coordinated with friends of the cyclist.…"
Friday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Not to mention how everyone is disregarding the left turn signal there now because of the construction and almost crashing in to dozens of cyclists and or using that exact same spot as a left turn lane."
Friday
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"What in the actual fuck is wrong with people? The city can't protect us right in front of city hall?"
Friday
George Schick commented on Yasmeen's page Trip Report: The Chainlink Goes to Colorado
"Great report, Marcelo! Yes, Colorado is a great place for biking of all kinds, but especially MTB. Next trip, though, consider going to South America for an urban downhill:…"
Friday
Yasmeen might attend Anne Alt's event

Bike to your Park: a Women Bike Chicago Ride to Pullman National Monument at Queen's Landing

September 24, 2016 from 9:30am to 2:30pm
Adventure Cycling declared this date "Ride to Your Park" day, so we will ride to the closest thing Chicago has to a National Park.  Our ride will follow portions of the Lakefront Trail as well as city streets and a short bike tour of Pullman.  There will be time to grab a bite at the Cal-Harbor Restaurant, 540 E. 115th Street, before we head back to the south end of the Trail to return to Queen's Landing.The ride to Pullman will be about 17 miles.  If you prefer, you can take Metra Electric…See More
Friday
Yasmeen replied to Bob T's discussion Northwestern student bicyclist killed this afternoon on Sheridan Road
"It is illegal to ride on the sidewalk and perfectly legal to ride without a helmet. And yet, of course, no citation issued for the cement truck driver. No charges. And an 18 year old woman lost her life. It is so hard to read these. And it's…"
Friday
Shalini replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Grand around 6:30 tonight. We need at least bollards to keep the tension down between cyclists and drivers. Had to snake through 4 block of this mess."
Friday
Yasmeen replied to Fattylocks's discussion Cannondale cyclocross / Gravel bike
"How much are you selling it for?"
Thursday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Seems to be a common issue with Divvy, FedEx, Ups, USPS and others - no way can they park a few car lengths away in a legal spot when the bike lane is right where they want to be. "
Thursday
HumanPoweredTransportation replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I would call this "poor planning by streets & facilities (even if the paving itself is contracted out)" As someone else mentioned, how are drivers supposed to know?Cities need to have bike an ped advocates on EVERY project. Even…"
Wednesday
Tricolor replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Shoot. I was kind of hoping since the bike lanes weren't being milled last week a concrete curb might be planned to better isolate the bike lane."
Wednesday
HumanPoweredTransportation replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"Has anyone tried blocking in the truck and calling police? I saw a video where a guy (unreasonably) did this with a bus after being tired of close passes. If the driver just doesn't care like that, perhaps if you delay them, get the police…"
Wednesday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"He actually said to me, "there is no where else to park", if you look to the right ahead of where he is parked, you can see tons of space for him to park."
Wednesday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane? 2016
"I agree. I've tweeted them numerous times about educating their drivers. One time they responded that they have told drivers to stay out of the bike lanes. But it still happens. :-("
Wednesday

Profile Information

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

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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!

At 12:49pm on June 4, 2013, David of the North (David606xx) said…

Yasmeen!  How's it going?

 
 
 

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