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Sign This Petition to Add Bike Lanes on Milwaukee Ave
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The Milwaukee Avenue corridor is one of the most heavily biked in the entire country, but—as many cyclists know all too well—a stretch through Wicker Park can feel like a gauntlet run due to the lack…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-8 mi. on Monday.

Ferris Bueller Scavenger Hunt - Pics, Video, Recap

We raised $900 for World Bicycle Relief - 6 bikes!!! Here's an album full of pics from last night:…Continue

Started on Friday

Construction 2017... Oh My!
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I realize this has been done in the past but thought maybe it was time for a fresh thread. I'll be adding this to the quick links as well. Mainly, I'm posting this because so many roads have been…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt 16 hours ago.

The Chainlink on WGN Talking Bikes
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WGN is airing a little segment tomorrow talking bikes, The Chainlink, and favorite bike lanes. If you are up super early, I'll be on Outside the Loop this Sat 6/17 morning on WGN Radio. Live from…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Jun 19.

 

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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"2295 N. Elston Ave - 06/28/2017 @ 4:30pm Budget (saw the driver get out, walk across the street and get into a car (parked in the bike lane), then drive away). The last 3 mornings as well as Monday and Tuesday evenings were clear of any vehicles in…"
9 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Here's a new one. Right on the Chicago River bridge. 285 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
10 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
10 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"121 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
10 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"260 S Wells St"
10 hours ago
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Critical Lass: June Thursday Evening Ride - Back On! at Oz Park

June 29, 2017 from 6pm to 11pm
Meet at southwest corner of Oz Park at Dickens and Burling St. at 6pm. And head out around 6:15. We'll do a 4 mile bike ride up to Ravenswood -- first to Rojo Gusano (4217 N Ravenswood Ave) where we can get tacos to take to Begyle Brewery (1800 W Cuyler Ave), a few blocks south.Route:West on Dickens > North on Racine > West on Wellington > North on Southport > West on Berteau > North on Ravenswood…See More
12 hours ago
Yasmeen updated an event
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4th of July Ride at Johnny Sprockets

July 4, 2017 from 8am to 12pm
Riding to Fort Sheridan and back. About 50 miles round trip. Pace will be in the 18-25mph range. Helmet and spare inner tube required. See More
12 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Alex Z's discussion If another cyclist is in front of you and the light turns green, how patient are you?
"+1 We're (cyclists) all on the same team and sometimes it's stressful. Let's take good care of one another (and give a pass when someone's having a bad day). :-)"
12 hours ago
Anne Alt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Construction 2017... Oh My!
"There's been water and sewer work on Adams between State and Wabash recently. I noticed a lane closure this morning - tons of fun with all the buses."
16 hours ago
MsTexas commented on Yasmeen's blog post Group Rides 101
"Hello. I'm new to the group and to cycling for the most part. I have a question, what does "no drop" mean? I understand the group will help everyone finish etc., and I know I can do the 16 mph, just not sure I can do 35 miles. Of…"
17 hours ago
Brian S replied to Yasmeen's discussion Construction 2017... Oh My!
"On Archer - They just started a new round of tearing up curbs & crosswalks. So yeah, lots of new debris and holes in the pavement. It truly is a never-ending destruction project."
17 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Alex Z's discussion If another cyclist is in front of you and the light turns green, how patient are you?
"I'll wait a beat or two but if they are looking at their phone or slow-moving, I will safely pass them. I don't think there's anything wrong with passing on the left (and calling it out so they know you are there). "
18 hours ago
Mary might attend Yasmeen's event
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The Chainlink Saturday Morning Group Ride at Perfect Cup

July 1, 2017 from 8am to 11am
Join us for our team training ride. This is a no-drop ride. We'll depart at 8 am. Remember to bring your helmet, water, money, etc.Check out Group Rides 101 for more information on group rides.Meet outside of Perfect Cup. If there is a chance of weather, check The Chainlink Facebook page. …See More
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Laura Shields is attending Yasmeen's event
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The Chainlink Tuesday Night Group Ride at Turin Bicycle

June 27, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us for our team training ride on Tuesday nights. This is a no-drop ride. Remember to bring your lights, water, etc. Check out Group Rides 101 for more information on group rides.Meet at Turin. If there is a chance of weather, check The Chainlink Facebook page. …See More
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"125 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
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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!

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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

Featured Ride: CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour

By Yasmeen Schuller

The quality of our air can affect us in so many ways and is important for a healthy environment, active lifestyle, and maintaining good health. The CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour is in its 21st…

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Posted on May 24, 2017 at 6:30pm

2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure

The Chicagoland Tour de Cure is the American Diabetes Association’s signature cycling event for riders of all age…

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Posted on May 3, 2017 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

 
 
 

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