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An Unexpected Break
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Hey, Just dropping a quick note here to say I am still around, still biking, and enjoying exploring D.C. on two wheels. Sorry I dropped off for a bit. I think after over 2.5 years of running The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris C on Wednesday.

Favorite Rides And Events from Summer? *SIGH*
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What were your favorite bike related moments from this summer?And show us pics or it didn't happen! ;-)Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter on Monday.

Different Cities, Different Rules?
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Been to a city where the rules or laws don't seem to be the same as Chicago? So, been in D.C. for a little over a week now and I have seen SO many people riding their bikes on the sidewalks. And...…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Oct 7.

"Bicyclists learn from bicyclists to break traffic laws. But perhaps the law should learn from them, researcher says."
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The study "found that the reason most bicyclists (71 percent) violate traffic rules is a bid for self-preservation. Other reasons include saving energy (56 percent) or saving time (50 percent) or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by clp Sep 8.

 

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Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"https://chicago.suntimes.com/chicago-politics/city-to-expand-crackdown-on-illegal-parking-boost-debt-collection/ MRE promises, "better enforcement of parking laws." MRE also is running in 2019."
14 hours ago
Filka Bean replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"The shodow looks like that second lock is just lying on the ground..."
17 hours ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1704 W. Polk Street 10/20/2017 @ 6:50am IL AH25701"
17 hours ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1854 W. Polk Street 10/20/2017 @ 6:50am IL 698085"
17 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"140 S Wells St. 311 report submitted."
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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1750 W. Polk Street 10/19/2017 @3:30pm IL 449T225"
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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1737 W. Polk Street 10/19/2017 @3:30pm IL 118910"
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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1737 W. Polk Street 10/19/2017 @3:30pm IL V658977"
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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"24519(ish) N. Elston Ave. 10/19/2017 @3:50pm IL ZZ81876 (15 yards ahead of this vehicle were open parking spaces)"
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Greg Valent replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"You sure it was Evanston T. in Illinois and not University College, Cambridge England ?"
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Maurice replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"A couple of times (when I remembered my lock but forgot my keys) I've propped my bike up so that a passing glance makes it seemed locked. Never left it that way for more than 10 minutes tho."
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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"Piling on, I know, however... Several years ago, my wife and I happened on a three-speed laying in the park near our house. It was in a relatively high-traffic area, so I figured it would be gone soon. A couple days later it was still there, so I…"
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Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"Actually, crawling back out... It's true that I missed the second lock, but isn't that only securing the wheel? Maybe it's a bait bike, intended to be stolen. It seems you could just walk up with a suitable wheel and an allen key,…"
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Corey Margulis replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
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Greg Valent replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"I actually did that once, and, the bike was still there at the end of the day. Of course, that's how I found out that I did that."
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Corey Margulis replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Parking and Bike Lock Fails. Spot It. Snap It. Share It.
"Saw this fake-out the other day:"
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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!

Yasmeen's Blog

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

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

 
 
 

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