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Purrrfect Pedal

Brazilian cyclist Viitor Fonseca was out for a ride recently when he happened upon a kitten who was apparently in need of a helping hand. Rather than pass the baby feline by and leave her fate up to…Continue

Started on Saturday

Cowalunga - anyone participate in the ride? Short interview request

I am writing an article about the ride and was wondering if we have a few Chainlink members that can share their experiences (and photos, if you have them). Thanks!!Continue

Started on Friday

Sometimes a City Just Needs to Take the Plunge
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Rows of toilet plungers appeared Monday along bike lane lines near an Aksarben neighborhood intersection that has been the scene of multiple accidents between cars.A group of bicycling advocates…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen on Wednesday.

Swedish Covenant Hospital Giving Away 1,000 Bike Helmets
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A story on AP:A Chicago hospital is giving away 1,000 bike helmets to promote safety as the summer biking season begins.Swedish Covenant Hospital is holding a Summer Social on June 10. The first…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cheryl May 16.

 

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Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1850 W. Roosevelt Road - 05/23/2017 @ 7:30am IL G56 4251 311 report filed"
9 minutes ago
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Women of Chainlink Chicago

Women are the fastest growing group of cyclists so we recently expanded our women's cycling resources section and launching this group. The "Women of Chainlink Chicago" group will have real-time updates with articles, events, clinics, product reviews, races, and lots of bike-related goodness. This group will also give local women cyclists a way to directly connect with each other. See More
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Helen Woods might attend Yasmeen's event
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Chainlink Bar Night at West on North

May 25, 2017 from 7pm to 11pm
Monthly Chainlink meetup at West on North. This is a social event that changes location month to month. Mostly, it's all about hanging out and bikes 'n beer and food  Great prices for food and drink. If the weather is nice, they are reserving some tables for us outside. See you soon!Menu, location, etc:…See More
1 hour ago
Bill Drust is attending Yasmeen's event
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The Chainlink NOT-a-Training-Ride Ride at Turin Bicycle

May 23, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Training rides not your thing? Would you like to ride about 5-10 miles at a leisurely pace, have a pint and a good, chill night? AND have your miles count towards the National Bike Challenge miles? This is just the ride for you! Requirements: Helmet, non-lycra normal-looking clothing, a lock, and lights. Just a chill ride. No hammers will be dropped.Meet at Turin. Yeah, that is the place the speedy people are meeting for the training ride but we'll go have a nice, chill ride and end up at a pub…See More
11 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"221 N Franklin St. 311 reports submitted."
14 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thanks, I've been filing 311 reports on the car washes as well."
17 hours ago
Tony Adams replied to Yasmeen's discussion Residents, Parking Spaces, & Bike Lanes - Why Do We Struggle So Much?
"This is a pretty broad generalization. While many of us feel completely overbooked, a pretty large chunk of the population has, or claims to have, the opposite problem. "
18 hours ago
Yasmeen's event was featured
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Chainlink Bar Night at West on North

May 25, 2017 from 7pm to 11pm
Monthly Chainlink meetup at West on North. This is a social event that changes location month to month. Mostly, it's all about hanging out and bikes 'n beer and food  Great prices for food and drink. If the weather is nice, they are reserving some tables for us outside. See you soon!Menu, location, etc:…See More
19 hours ago
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"1850 W. Roosevelt Road - 05/22/2017 @ 7:15am IL G56 4251 311 report filed."
yesterday
Jennifer on the lake replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"South Lakefront Trail in autumn and spring, Martin Luther King Drive on summery weekend days, 18th east of Halsted always for the views. For the heck of it, the "south Lake Sore Drive extension" is taking the place of Elston in my heart;…"
yesterday
alan miller replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Video May Be Staged But Women Do Have Similar Experiences
"People used to yell "Hey Lance" to me, it was distracting, but tolerable. This year, people have been screaming at me to use the sidewalk and I had a milkshake thrown at me. "
yesterday
Inspyrd Ancienne commented on Yasmeen's group Women of Chainlink Chicago
"Calling all ladies!  Check out this fun, social 10 mile ride on Saturday from 3-5 in Villa Park, IL with wine and cheese afterwards!  Hope to see you…"
yesterday
Jon Cunningham replied to Yasmeen's discussion Residents, Parking Spaces, & Bike Lanes - Why Do We Struggle So Much?
"The suburbs have changed a lot since "25 years ago." The overwhelming majority of us adults ride in the streets here, despite having very few bike lanes. My personal view after 117,000 miles of cycling since 1985 is that the streets are…"
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Yasmeen commented on Yasmeen's group Women of Chainlink Chicago
""Hola. Latina from Puerto Rico not long time in Chicago in love of biking and needing bike buddies! :)" Hi Ja Coba! Welcome to our group!"
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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

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 — 3 Comments

Bike Safety: Get Lit!

Get Lit - Front and Tail Lights

Next to a helmet, lights are the alpha and the omega for safe riding. I always have a front and rear…

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Posted on April 13, 2017 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Race Report: Barry-Roubaix "Killer Gravel Road Race"

Photo by Rob Meendering Photography

This "Killer" race lived up to its name with cold rainy and road conditions described as "peanut butter" or "oatmeal". Leah Barry and Zach Schneider, both racing for The Chainlink, race Barry-Roubaix for the first time and report back on what it's like to race in some of the worst…

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Posted on April 6, 2017 at 9:30am

New Local Bike Shop: Tailwind Cycles in Albany Park

By Yasmeen Schuller

If you ever shopped at Iron Cycles in Albany Park, you probably met Steven Blum and Ben Fietz. Their friendly, helpful reputation is well-known in the cycling community and the neighborhood for bikes, bike…

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Posted on April 6, 2017 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

 
 
 

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