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What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
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Sure, it's snowy and cold out but let's flash forward to a warmer month, green trees, warm weather and your bike... what would you do? Mountain bike? Road bike up to Highland? Pedal to Wisconsin?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dav 1 hour ago.

What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
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"Electric bicycles can fill an important need. Low-power electric-assist mountain bikes, like the Specialized Turbo Levo FSR we tested last year, can make riding more accessible to more people,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Douglas Price yesterday.

Parking Lot Crossings Are Truly a #BikeChi #FAIL

Plans for Chicago Lakefront Trail separation between North and Oak, and from…Continue

Started on Friday

Show Us Your Best Bike Pics!

We're putting together a…Continue

Started on Friday

 

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dav replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"This summer I will ride from my home near Wrigley Field to the Indiana Dunes. It will be my biggest bicycle adventure yet."
1 hour ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1819 W. Polk Street 02/19/2018 @ 3:30pm IL R813042 (serial offender)"
2 hours ago
Jasmin replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"I am looking forward to my group rides, and then some adventures including: - Milwaukee roundtrip - Horribly Hilly Hundreds - Exploring some more places and new routes around Chicagoland, ideally on road and gravel "
23 hours ago
Douglas Price replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"That and (I think) by law the electric assist has to stop assisting at 20mph. I have no problem sharing a bike lane with something that meets those criteria. "
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Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Beautiful. *sigh*"
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Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
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What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?

Sure, it's snowy and cold out but let's flash forward to a warmer month, green trees, warm weather and your bike... what would you do? Mountain bike? Road bike up to Highland? Pedal to Wisconsin? Ride the Lakefront Trail to Indiana? #BikeChi is the best, especially in the spring/summer/fall See More
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"There's definitely a place for eBikes. I was on the "hater" side until I saw the benefits - great for people that want to bike with their partner but have medical challenges, great for steep hills and/or long commutes, and if you…"
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Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
""When is an electric MOUNTAIN BIKE no longer a bicycle?" The E-Mountain Bike featured in this discussion is obviously an extreme example of an over-powered, $10,000+ 'E-Mountain Motorbike' that even the article says that will…"
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V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"So a "push a button and go 30mph" scooter is no different to you than a pedal assist one that requires pedaling to go, and goes about 15mph?"
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TonyP replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"Why do you have a problem with folks using a bell instead of "on your left"?"
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Amy Dee replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"Outside magazine's bicycle articles have been garbage lately. A couple of recent ones include 1) telling people that wearing headphones while riding outside is fine (accompanied by a picture of a man wearing big headphones and no helmet popping…"
yesterday
TonyP replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"This is the one from the link in the OP, what does it look like to you?"
Sunday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"Anything that can move by itself, without being pedaled, is not an electric bicycle.  "
Sunday
Anne Alt replied to Yasmeen's discussion Divvy Bike Ride Love & Engagement
"Great story. "
Saturday
dav replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"I used to look down upon e-bikes but have changed my tune because of an old man I met who got an e-bike and it reignited his bicycle riding love with his increased range.  These bikes are no longer bicycles as soon as you have a throttle in…"
Saturday

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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

I Moved To A New City, Now What?

Having recently moved to Washington, D.C., I am quickly discovering not all bike cities are created equal. The flats of Chicago and the lakefront have been replaced with the hills of D.C. My flatlander legs are stubborn and I’ve begun looking closely at…

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Posted on November 5, 2017 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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

 
 
 

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