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Yasmeen
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Survey: What Do You Think Of The New CL Email Format?

Please let us know what you think! Here's a quick 5 minute survey so we can continue to improve our weekly email:…Continue

Started 23 hours ago

Last Year's Tragic Truck-Bike Fatalities Bring About Important Change

Tragically, this type of fatal crash was unusually prevalent last year. Virginia…Continue

Started yesterday

41st Street Bike & Pedestrian Bridge Project Begins

"City officials and members of the Bronzeville community came together yesterday to formally break ground on a new bike and pedestrian bridge at 41st Street on Chicago’s South Side. Though it was…Continue

Started yesterday

White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
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If you go to D.C. you'll see Capital Bikeshare everywhere, extending to the nearby suburbs. It's baffling to see Trump's administration remove the station, essentially discouraging biking to work as…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jacob Wilson 9 hours ago.

 

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Jacob Wilson replied to Yasmeen's discussion White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
"Reminds me of Reagan taking down the solar panels."
9 hours ago
Greg Valent replied to Yasmeen's discussion White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
"Well, he got rid of Bannon, finally."
9 hours ago
Fuegofan replied to Yasmeen's discussion Most Embarrassing Moment On A Bike
"This is why for years I wouldn't ride to work, which is in the Loop.  Being clipped in was too terrifying and too dangerous.  I eventually saved up for a commuter bike--one with a rack and normal pedals.  "
17 hours ago
Fuegofan replied to Yasmeen's discussion Most Embarrassing Moment On A Bike
"That's almost identical to mine, except that I wasn't with a club.  I hit the brakes and then realized I was still clipped in.  I unclipped my right foot and did my best impression of Wile E. Coyote's feet going really fast…"
17 hours ago
Yasmeen's 2 events were featured
20 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Alex Z's discussion Glasses vs. contacts while biking?
"I love wearing some type of eye protection because back when I was getting back into cycling I was riding at dusk, removed my sunglasses and shortly after a kamikaze bug flew into my eye and released some type of nasty, burning something when it…"
22 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I was on vacation for a week. I arrived in Toronto late on Tuesday, and after checking in to my hotel, decided to go grab a late dinner at a restaurant 2 blocks from my hotel. It appears that Toronto is a very bike friendly city. A block from the…"
22 hours ago
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23 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
"Trump and Bannon shouldn't be doing away with exercise devices. Just sayin' #golfcartsdontburncalories"
yesterday
mike w. replied to Yasmeen's discussion White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
"Why? Well, because... Obama! <s>"
yesterday
V W replied to Yasmeen's discussion White House Capital Bikeshare Station Removed By Trump Administration
"Ugh"
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Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"Meanwhile the Lathrop homes on Diversey and Clybourn are mostly vacant as the city fights over whether they should assisted/low income housing or market rate apartments. The continuing gentrification of Uptown and the closing of SRO's…"
Thursday
Mike Zumwalt replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"The one block bike lane on Roosevelt is even worse as you have to come off the sidewalk cross over the crosswalk a bus lane and onto Roosevelt which ranks in bike friendliness along with Western or North ave."
Thursday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"https://youtu.be/Ty3nFB0OkIA - blocking the bike lane for their convenience. "
Wednesday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Cab drivers need to pay attention. https://youtu.be/JsOO7BwPKww"
Wednesday
John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Defensive Architecture"
"I'm sure people occasionally slept under the Randolph viaduct, but it wasn't like there was a 24/7 tent city there, as is the case with the Uptown viaducts. I believe it's still possible to sleep on the south sidewalk the Randolph…"
Wednesday

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!

Yasmeen's Blog

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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