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Melissa Zammit, Racer on The Chainlink Team Featured in Bicycling Magazine!

Melissa is also president of the Oak Park Cycling Club. We're proud of her and happy to have her positive energy on our team! Yay Melissa!!Look for the issue on December 12th.…Continue

Started Dec 6

What Are You Thankful For?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Nov 26.

Four Months After Being in a Coma, Cyclist Pro Racer Back on a Bike

Pretty unbelievable. Takes a lot of courage after a crash like this.Italian rider Claudi Cretti is back riding a bike just four months after being placed in an induced coma following a high-speed…Continue

Started Nov 20

Study Comparing Commuting Options With Regards to Air Pollution
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"You can greatly reduce air pollution while biking by riding a block off of a busy road."This is a study in the Bay Area but some of the information still applies. We should do this study for Chicago…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 25.

 

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Yasmeen replied to Alex Z's discussion Salting this weekend
"How's the weather in Chicago?  I was having a good chuckle because we got a little bit of snow (it melted by the next morning) in D.C. and they salted everything like crazy before it snowed. I keep hearing how D.C. turns chaotic if it…"
yesterday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Wow. "
Saturday
Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion Channel Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"Actually, north of Foster isn't part of the river; it's actually a man-made CHANNEL.  Just south of Foster, at Carmen, there's a small, shallow stream that starts out going west.  That stream is actually the Chicago River."
Friday
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Melissa Zammit, Racer on The Chainlink Team Featured in Bicycling Magazine!

Melissa is also president of the Oak Park Cycling Club. We're proud of her and happy to have her positive energy on our team! Yay Melissa!!Look for the issue on December 12th.…See More
Dec 6
Maurice replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
""Last night, I tried to educate a guy parked in the protected lane on Des Plaines. He responded that it was okay for him to park there because his hazard lights were on." Same spot, different guy tonight. Parked in the bike lane next to a…"
Dec 5
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"No, he's a seriously entitled jerk and direct interaction has not gone well. I have called 911 as I also hope those calls are logged."
Dec 5
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"No, there is not a day care center there, only businesses and an apartment building. It's one guy dropping off his kid to his parents or friends. He's a real jerk and followed me one time to scream at me about why he can park in the bike…"
Dec 5
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I am wondering if you asked him to park legally nearer to the curb. Regardless, you could call 911 if you had the time.  I've done that a few times. I don't usually stick around to see what happens but I think those calls must be…"
Dec 4
Maurice replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Dec 4
Anne Alt replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I'm guessing this is in front of a day care center. Maybe it might be worth talking to a manager at the day care center. Just a thought..."
Dec 4
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"This guy parks in the bike lane near 4850 N. Elston several mornings each week, dropping his kid off. Today he was not only in the bike lane but next to an open, legal spot.  As I took the picture and reported the car in the bike lane, the guy…"
Dec 4
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
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Dec 4
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
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Dec 1
Gopher Biker replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
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Dec 1
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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

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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