World Naked Bike Ride #10!!! (since 2004). Yearly. Gathering and body painting before 6p, departs before sunset.Massive bike and skate event celebrating the end of the oil era, and promoting positive body image. Held globally with dozens of cities participating, and Chicago routinely setting U.S. turnout records.This is a bare-as-you-dare event with outfits ranging from body paint to fanciful costumes to beach-wear. Chicago rallies many hundreds of cyclists and numerous skaters covering over a…See More
CBP and TinyFix have teamed up to bring the public a day of beginner’s polo. We will be providing the essentials: Bikes, mallets, good vibes!Who is behind the League of bike polo? What are the rules? How do you play? Get on a bike and let’s discuss while teaching you the basics! You of course are welcome to bring your own bike, but a break down of your own bikes requirements to play safely:No bullhorns, bar ends must be capped, you can ride fixed(some people do it) but brakes are required,…See More
Come talk transportation with Streetsblog Chicago reporters Steven Vance and John Greenfield and other walking, biking, and transit enthusiasts over pints in the back room of this labor-themed brewpub. After all, the most sustainable beer is served in the same location where it's brewed, with no gasoline burned during distribution. Cash bar; complimentary snacks while they last, plus free Streetsblog and Grid Chicago (our old website) stickers, buttons and posters. Hope to see you there!See More
Hey folks of The Chainlink! Long time lurker, first time (selfish) poster. I'm currently on the hunt for a roommate; I posted info up over on Tiny Fix's site, but thought it'd be a good idea to cross post over here.THE BASICS: 3br/1bath…See More
The Derailleur (an unofficial publication of Chicago Critical Mass) will be at Chicago Zine Fest (first floor, table 20) at Columbia College's Conaway Center. Feel free to add your zine to the table or swing by to say hello. Chicago Zine Fest is a fun, FREE event.In addition to zines, you can stock up on buttons by willow ($1 each):…See More
"As a person employed as a social worker, it may not be my job to police language on a bike-related forum, but since it's so closely related to my actual job: may I *suggest* not implying that just because people live in subsidized housing that…"
Enjoy "Southern reconstruction" comfort food & bar plus a 15% discount on dinner for the working cyclist. Our friends at Wishbone are offering The Chainlink some munchies and drink specials: $4-5 beers and $5 glasses of red and white wines. Map Come pick up the swag you claimed in the campaign to Tune-up The Chainlink. RSVP here and we will bring your…See More
"I am 24, have never owned a car and likely never will (unless I had children at some point in the future, which looks unlikely anyway). I am a social worker in the city, so sometimes I use a Zipcar provided by my work, if I don't want to ride…"