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Echo Magazine: Request to Interview Cyclists That Have Been Involved in a Crash

I was interviewed by Sarah from Echo Magazine this morning and she is hoping to find a few people that have been involved in a crash with a vehicle while riding their bike for their insight and…Continue

Started yesterday

Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
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This entire article should have hit the cutting room floor. Why Cx Magazine would publish an article that suggests men need Wednesday night Cyclocross practice more than women is ridiculous. Implying…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. yesterday.

Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
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There are some great recommendations here. I think I'd add active bike lane enforcement including towing cars that are in the bike lanes."Ride Forward: A Brief Wish List For Chicago Biking Policy…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Assimos yesterday.

Logan Square: Driver Road Rage Taken Out on Cyclist, Bike Damaged

A road-raging driver attacked a cyclist at Fullerton and Milwaukee avenues Tuesday morning — and then threw his bike to the curb — before driving off, according to police and witnesses.The attack…Continue

Tags: logan square road rage against bicyclist, bike damaged, car road rage against cyclist, road rage

Started Mar 14

 

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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
11 hours ago
yai danche replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Is this by UIC?  I saw UIC Police writing a ticket for an Uber driver the other day.  "
11 hours ago
Steve Dennis replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"and here is the response from the office of Alderman Laurino: Message body Short answer is bikes are allowed to "take the lane" in Chicago to avoid an obstruction or hazard like a pot hole on the right side of the road  and…"
12 hours ago
Steve Dennis replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I have brought this to the attention of the alderwoman so many times and am always told they are looking into the law regarding this.  Yeah right.  I will send them an email pointing them to this  thread and posting.."
14 hours ago
Tom Z replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Do yourself a favor and download the VLC player. It allows you to take full-resolution screenshots."
yesterday
Tony Assimos replied to Yasmeen's discussion Biking Wish List for Infrastructure in Chicago - Chicagoist
"I second that! I ride it everyday and it has become a free for all for people double parking, passing on the right, etc....Actually, people did that before but still could use the lanes!!"
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"Really appreciating the thoughtful discussion, opinions, and insights as I've been following this post. Disappointed is an understatement to what I'm thinking and feeling. Just as I don't like the "war on drugs", I…"
yesterday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"A small sample of the many vehicles in the Wells bike lane Tuesday evening. The car wash line at 4558 N. Elston yesterday morning. Elston is pretty narrow with heavy rush hour traffic here, so getting in to the traffic lane can be a…"
yesterday
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Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
"The writer from cxmagazine would have done a better job with the article if he did some research and used this article as a source. https://healthyheels.org/2015/02/09/guys-nights-and-girls-nights-time-with-friends-are-good-for-your-health/"
yesterday
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I faxed them a copy of the picture I took at 7am."
yesterday
Tom Z replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Did you call it into the police? Looks dangerous to me."
yesterday
mike w. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cx Magazine: Men Need Wednesday Night Bike Time More Than Women
"Another reason why i don't read most cycling magazines.."
yesterday
Yasmeen commented on The Chainlink's event Barry-Roubaix Killer Gravel Road Race
"Good luck to The Chainlink Racing Team and ambassadors as they crush some gravel this weekend!!! "
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Josh L.'s discussion 'Biking while black': Chicago minority areas see the most bike tickets
"Streetsblog Chicago, "The CPD’s “Biking While Black” Enforcement Practices Have Got to Stop" http://chi.streetsblog.org/2017/03/21/why-the-cpds-biking-while-black-enforcement-practices-have-got-to-stop/"
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!

 
 
 

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