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Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
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If you are going to a concert or event, please be careful. Apparently there is a warning on their website but no notice at the site - they cut locks off bikes during the concert last night.Racks…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Heather 14 hours ago.

The Face of Anti-Bike Road Rage
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. yesterday.

Feature on Bike a Bee

I'll admit, I am pretty scared of bees so maybe that is why I am fascinated with Jana Kinsman of Bike a Bee. She has my utmost respect for being Chicago's queen bee keeper."It tastes like Chicago…Continue

Started Aug 19

Not again. Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run Crash With Van
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A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash late Wednesday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.The 58-year-old man was riding a bicycle south on Pulaski at 10:19 p.m. when he was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Aug 19.

 

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Heather replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Just FYI, for anyone going to Millennium Park in the future, there are some bike racks on the east side of the Art Institute--as a fellow cyclist said to me as he was leaving and I was arriving, "Best-kept secret bike parking in the city!""
14 hours ago
Josh L. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"If you mean the outside bike racks that's not true. I went to see Purple Rain on Wed night and there were plenty of open spaces. In fact I went out after the film and came back at 11:30 when they were cleaning the park and the guards were very…"
16 hours ago
Mike Keating replied to Yasmeen's discussion Powerful Change in Legislation to Recognize the Rights of Cyclists on the Roads
"A very thoughtful write-up on Dennis's Law from DNAInfo's Alisa Hauser, who covers the Wicker Park and Bucktown beat."
21 hours ago
George Schick replied to Yasmeen's discussion Powerful Change in Legislation to Recognize the Rights of Cyclists on the Roads
"I see the points, gentlemen.  But first open the link in Mike Keating's post and then open a second link inside of that document entitled, "The Wheels of Change Keep Turning: Why the Popularity of Bicycling In Illinois Has Rendered…"
22 hours ago
Sydney Barton replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Their website says day passes are available.  http://bikeandpark.com/city/chicago/become-a-member Day pass bikes must be removed by end of staffed business day. 10PM on Weekends, 8PM on weekdays so not good for concerts anyway."
22 hours ago
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Plus the barriers look suspiciously like bike racks. If you go to the Jewel by Kinzie and Des Plaines, for example, they have a bike lock up that looks exactly like one of those barriers."
yesterday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Not sure what your bike being blocked in has to do with it being ok to destroy the locks of the bikes that weren't blocking you in... The lack of readily observable bike parking should be a more pressing issue than keeping their badly located…"
yesterday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion Powerful Change in Legislation to Recognize the Rights of Cyclists on the Roads
"I agree.  It would cost a large fortune to make roads safe for cyclists.  I don't see the courts or legislature opening the door for cyclists to sue for unsafe road conditions.  If that were the case, a significant percentage of…"
yesterday
Shawn Evans replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"From the Millennium Park Rules PDF dated 7/11/16: "...concert attendees may not stand or dance in the aisles." What, no dancing? Oh, it's allowed on the concrete pad in the back. "Park visitors are prohibited from using the…"
yesterday
Paul Lazzaro replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"I used to use that all the time.  It was great.  But I think they stopped opening to the public at least 5 years ago."
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"What do you mean by no public bike parking? Do they only have monthly renters now?"
yesterday
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Also, there is no longer public bike parking inside McDonald's Cycle Center."
yesterday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"So what gives them a right to vandalize someone else's property? They have no more right than I do to vandalize anything in Millennium Park."
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Ok, so I just searched and dug through to try to find it on the website. It doesn't exist. This is all they tell you: Parking Garages and Bicycle Parking Convenient parking is located in the Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park…"
yesterday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"But I would make it ok by first posting my policy up on a website first about how I retain the right to vandalize!"
yesterday
Gage B. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"What a bunch of losers. This is vandalism. Maybe I should take a power grinder to millennium park and grind up anything I find unacceptable. Oh wait, I would be arrested for that."
yesterday

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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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