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Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
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"CDOT & Reilly Reach a Consensus on Kinzie: The Protected Lanes Will Remain"Full story at Chicago Streetsblog:…Continue

Tags: alderman, transportation, Reilly, Kinzie, street

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan Stahlman 3 hours ago.

What do you think of the "end caps" (cement curbs protecting the bike lane)?
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Milwaukee Ave just got them now as well. Did anyone ride Milwaukee this morning that would like to tell us how the commute worked with the new cement curbs? I think it will take a year to truly now…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Tenner on Tuesday.

Chainlinker Jaik Could Use a Boost From Us!
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As you know, Chainlinker…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by yaj 7.4 yesterday.

 

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Ryan Stahlman replied to Yasmeen's discussion Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
"Yes! Very frequently."
3 hours ago
Yasmeen updated an event
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Introductory Cyclocross Clinic at Humbolt Park

September 12, 2015 from 9am to 11am
Join the BFF Bikes Racing team for a cyclocross clinic geared for beginners! Learn more about racing and practice the essential skills. Bring a bike (a cyclocross bike is ideal, but others will work!), water, and helmet. All are welcome! We'll meet at the sledding hill in Humboldt Park.  p.s. CYCLOCROSS IS THE MOST FUN!!Can't attend the clinic? Check out Chainlink's Cyclocross Starter Kit.See More
4 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Tim S's discussion Urban roads aren’t meant for bicycles - Boston Globe Op/Ed
"He pretty much trotted out every single untrue cliche reason not to ride a bike. Clearly he thinks cycling is just for a leisurely stroll on the weekend in a park. Wonder if he is bankrolled by large oil companies or car companies the way he is…"
4 hours ago
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6 hours ago
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
"Has anyone encountered the ancient jogger by chance?"
18 hours ago
Yasmeen commented on Greg Valent's photo
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Wheels of Love

"Your welcome. :-) Thanks for being so enthusiastic about receiving your Chainlink emails. So nice when people are excited to get Chainlink news. Cheers, Y"
19 hours ago
Yasmeen commented on Greg Valent's photo
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Wheels of Love

"Hi Greg, I'm not sure why you didn't see your email. My email campaign records show that it was sent to your ameritech.net address and it looks like you've been receiving and opening recent emails so it should have been…"
19 hours ago
Rich S replied to Yasmeen's discussion Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
"Call me cynical but a stoplight at that intersection will do very little to improve behavior. Instead of blowing through stop signs bikers will blow through red lights.  Just a couple weeks ago I was stopped at that stop sign heading west with…"
21 hours ago
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John Durham replied to Yasmeen's discussion Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
"OR maybe cyclists should just stop running those stop signs.  Those all have pretty clear lines of sights most of the time. You can slow and go without coming to a complete stop if it's clear. But just fucking stop if you don't have…"
22 hours ago
Yasmeen commented on Greg Valent's photo
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Wheels of Love

"I was too busy enjoying how cute the happy couple looks on the bike to notice the laws. ;-) So adorbs! It was our feature pic last week in the newsletter. "
22 hours ago
BootsyC replied to Yasmeen's discussion Great news! Kinzie Street's protected bike lane will stay in place.
"That is great news indeed. But this is my question...the article states"...they’re (Active Trans) proposing a stoplight for the intersection of Kinzie and Kingsbury Street, “where too many cyclists don’t yield to…"
23 hours ago
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Yasmeen replied to Beans's discussion Bike Injuries On The Rise
"Good point. I think it'd be important to have a breakdown e.g. distracted driving (smart phones), driving under the influence. "
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Yasmeen replied to Beans's discussion Bike Injuries On The Rise
"Thanks for sharing. I would agree that suggested bike routes and cycling classes are a good idea. I think also, riding in groups is also a great, supported way to get comfortable. It'd be nice to know the "why" behind the injuries -…"
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Yasmeen replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Unbelievable. "
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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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