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What Are You Thankful For?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish 1 hour ago.

Four Months After Being in a Coma, Cyclist Pro Racer Back on a Bike

Pretty unbelievable. Takes a lot of courage after a crash like this.Italian rider Claudi Cretti is back riding a bike just four months after being placed in an induced coma following a high-speed…Continue

Started 21 hours ago

Study Comparing Commuting Options With Regards to Air Pollution

"You can greatly reduce air pollution while biking by riding a block off of a busy road."This is a study in the Bay Area but some of the information still applies. We should do this study for Chicago…Continue

Started 21 hours ago

Chicago's Bike Friendly Neighborhoods
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Photo by Marcelo MarcosWhich…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 15.

 

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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 reports submitted."
3 minutes ago
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"1. The First Amendment protecting freedom of speech  and  freedom of the press. 2. Waterproof  breathable  gloves. How did I  go all these years without  them?"
1 hour ago
Tony Adams replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"The Chainlink!"
3 hours ago
Dave Jacque replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"I'm thankful for good health and the many, many great bike trails in the area, from the Prairie Path to the 606. This is a great place to ride a bicycle. Even in the winter, sometimes. Also, shout-out to Basil and Kyle at Spokes for keeping…"
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"It's been nearly a year since I decided to ditch the CTA, and start using Divvy for my morning and afternoon commutes. Frankly, I'm thankful for simply being alive. I've had more close calls with crazy drivers and pedestrians than I…"
6 hours ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1850 W. Roosevelt Road 11/20/2017 @4:00pm IL R119554 (there for several hours)"
9 hours ago
Zach Schneider replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
" I have had a string of bad luck recently, but I am thankful for my friends (new and old), health and all of my adventures this year."
18 hours ago
Marcelo Marcos replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"Thankful for snow thinning out the crowds in the trails and getting rid of all the bugs, specially when camping :) Looking forward to it, finally. "
20 hours ago
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 reports submitted."
23 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"175 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
23 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"151 N Franklin St. 311 reports submitted."
23 hours ago
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"Not as much as you'd hope. You will have to space the staples further apart so the bikes don't hit one another and so people with their bikes in the middle can get in. (It's not like an airplane where the guy on the aisle will just…"
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Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"In the case of this picture, I'll agree: the racks are mounted perpendicular to the street or curb.  But what about when the rack(s) are mounted at right-angles to the street?  Locking the bike parallel to the rack allows for two…"
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Anne Alt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"With a bike rack configuration like this, parking perpendicular to the racks like this person did is rack hogging.Parking parallel to the racks to allow the maximum number of bikes is the more considerate way to go."
yesterday
Fai Mok commented on Yasmeen's page Cyclocross 101: The Basics
"Nice piece.  Thanks for the info."
yesterday

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!

Yasmeen's Blog

I Moved To A New City, Now What?

Having recently moved to Washington, D.C., I am quickly discovering not all bike cities are created equal. The flats of Chicago and the lakefront have been replaced with the hills of D.C. My flatlander legs are stubborn and I’ve begun looking closely at…

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Posted on November 5, 2017 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Featured Event: One Day 100 Bikes

Most of us ride hundreds or thousands of miles each year.  Commuting, road riding, cyclocross, crit-racing, off-road… You name it, we ride it. It’s easy take cycling for granite, as well as, the many transportation options we all enjoy.  Imagine an environment with no options other than to walk.

 

We’re designating One Day to join the Chicago cycling community together, along with family and friends, to help provide…

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Posted on September 5, 2017 at 3:30pm

Featured Event: Bike Commuter Challenge

By Yasmeen Schuller, Photo by John Castro

Tomorrow (Friday, June 16), Active Transportation Alliance kicks off…

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Posted on June 14, 2017 at 8:30am

New Bike Shop: Chicago Bicycle Company North

By Yasmeen Schuller

If you bike in Chicago you probably know Denis Smith. He’s owned several bicycle stores in the city since 1998. Denis and his former classmate at Cornell College, Elizabeth Georgescu opened a bike shop in North Center…

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Posted on June 8, 2017 at 10:30am

 
 
 

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