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Any good places around town to watch Tour de France?

It would be nice to watch a few of the stages over a pint. Continue

Tags: France, de, Tour

Started on Friday

What Was Your First Bike?
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I've been looking for a picture of my first bike for ages and finally found it. It was a 1976 Huffy, "Star Spangler". My brother had the boy version and we rode them constantly. This bike made me so…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael B yesterday.

Know someone with an impressive bike style? Tell us about it!
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We are looking for Chicago cyclists that commute/ride with style for an upcoming feature. Send a picture, name and contact information for your nomination to yasmeen@thechainlink.org. P.S. Yes, you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer on the lake yesterday.

North-South Bike Route Planned through Roger's Park
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As someone that has frequently taken Clark North to Sheridan on my way to Highland Park, I am always looking for alternatives that don't involve Clark. Especially on my return trip, Clark is so bad I…Continue

Tags: Streetsblog, Chicago, alternative, Park, route

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eli on Thursday.

 

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Michael B replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"Mine was this exact bike. No fenders Slick rear tire. "
yesterday
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"Red Schwinn Stingray with silver sparkle banana seat and coaster brake.  Similar to this one, although mine had fenders: "
yesterday
Jennifer on the lake replied to Yasmeen's discussion Know someone with an impressive bike style? Tell us about it!
yesterday
Bob Jarosz replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"Thanks, that's possible since now most of the bikes are made overseas. Suprised to see that it still is named Peerless since most businesses get absorbed by other companies and the name changes.  But, maybe.... My dad rebuilt this bike for…"
Friday
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Know someone with an impressive bike style? Tell us about it!
"It is always a crowd pleaser when I ride Bertha my monkey bar bicycle built from scraps around 2002."
Friday
Irvin Steinert replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"My first was a red bike with pin stripes (department store bike?) with some sheet metal added to the top tube for added style. My first bike that I picked out was '67ish a gold Schwinn that my dad changed the seat to a banana seat and the…"
Friday
John Durham replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"I think my very first bike was a little red Schwinn with 20" (16"?) wheels that I got when I was 5 or 6. The first that I really remember spending time with was a green Peugot 5 speed (1x5) with a downtube shifter, drop bars (just like…"
Friday
Matt M. 18.5KM replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"It was a Huffy BMX and then a Murray BMX, and I was in constant fear of it getting stolen or getting beaten up before having said bike stolen....however I lost interest in the Murray after the Huffy was stolen, and it rusted in the garage before we…"
Friday
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Any good places around town to watch Tour de France?

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Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Know someone with an impressive bike style? Tell us about it!
"Pictures? Any photographic evidence you can share?"
Friday
Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"Here is Suzy's first, and so far only bike."
Friday
Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"I found a picture of my first bike.  It's practically just a scooter, but it does have pedals."
Friday
Heather replied to Yasmeen's discussion Know someone with an impressive bike style? Tell us about it!
"I regularly ride in heels . . . I even rode my bike to a wedding once."
Friday
Thomas Bruzan replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"More than 70 years of cycling! You old guys are cool Bob."
Friday
Tony Cambio replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"My first bike was built from a Schwinn Speedster. My dad built it from parts with a 20x1 3/8 rear slick, red glitter banana seat and Schwinn grips. Late 70's, it was turned into the Cobra BMX. It was painted silver. The skinny slick was…"
Friday
Gene Tenner replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Was Your First Bike?
"Peerless may have evolved into this company that  is still making bike: http://peerless.gmc.globalmarket.com/"
Friday

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. :-)
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 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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