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Leah
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Big Changes and New Leadership for The Chainlink
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Guzzardo Mar 10, 2013.

Designer help needed to recreate the Chainlink sign!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by buddaa38 May 26, 2010.

Hang out with The Chainlink at Bike the Drive!
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What I ride:
Road, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
About me:
Enthusiastic rider and helmet evangelist.

I'm the founder of The Chainlink, so if you have any questions about it, just send me a personal message!

I'm also the Chief Marketing Officer of Start Somewhere - Marketing and Websites on a mission: http://www.start-somewhere.com.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.start-somewhere.com
My bikes:

My fixie


My around town


My baby


My mantra

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At 9:41pm on July 15, 2010, alvin mitchell said…
You have some very nice bikes Leah.
At 8:01pm on July 15, 2010, Stuart Joshua Holt said…
How have you been. Which of the above is your current ride?
At 2:27pm on June 28, 2010, Bob said…
Leah - I like your mantra. Every time I see a kid w/o a helmet I say "Where's your helmet?" Boy, it's saved me a few times!
At 1:33pm on April 1, 2010, Michael A said…
It was a nice time, here is the garmin report for it http://connect.garmin.com/activity/28544062

There were about 15 people
At 5:27pm on March 29, 2010, Michael A said…
75 degrees expected for the get a grip ride

looking forward to seeing you there
At 10:29pm on March 23, 2010, Michael A said…
short group ride based out of and leaving from Get a Grip bikes on irving park at Kostner..30 miles, no drop ..... I am going to keep bugging you until I see you ride that seven

Michael
At 9:27pm on March 13, 2010, Michael A said…
training ride leaving at 8am from granville and kenmore, 65 miles, slower paced, 16-18 mph. You asked me to let you know about these rides, I hope you dust off the road bike and come join us
At 9:07am on March 4, 2010, dan brown said…
i like the re-posting of the rules Leah.
we all need to be reminded of the (not so) obvious from time to time
DB
At 5:36pm on March 1, 2010, Vilda said…
Instead of replying you would take down the thread? Even more fun.
At 8:48am on February 22, 2010, KatieP said…
It was great to meet 'the godmother' of chainlink yesterday! I'll let you know once I get my new bike as I'd love to commute together.

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The South Shore Kids' Tri

On Saturday morning I did a quick ride down to the South Shore Country Club with Tamara, and as we got close to the Museum of Science and Industry we saw the cutest thing: the South Shore Kids' Triathlon. We rode through while the 7-10 division was racing, and it was so cool to see these little kids pedaling their hearts out on their mini mountain bikes, then later running and obviously exhausted. I wish we could have stayed and watched… Continue

Posted on August 4, 2008 at 11:16pm

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Chainlink 10,000 Member Party at Half Acre's Tap Room at Half Acre's Tap Room

March 31, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
Great party everyone!!!!!  If you have the winning raffle ticket, claim them by taking a picture of your ticket and uploading it hereor email: 10Kwinningticket at thechainlink.orgThe Torch Helmet goes to #267218The winners were:Next Space Day of CoWorking # 267282 Jim…See More
Mar 29
Robert Underwood replied to Leah's discussion Wabash is two-way again
"thanks for the heads up.  I just wanted to reply to this post cuz its old and no else did.  I don't ususally ride downtown. "
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Apr 13, 2013
Barry Niel Stuart replied to Leah's discussion Your dream job?
"I worked as a bike mechanic at Cudahy Cycle Center for 18 years, but if I had my dream job, I'd like to be building bikes that would be best suited for everyday use.  The best bike is the one that gets regular use. "
Apr 9, 2013
Mike Zumwalt replied to Leah's discussion Your dream job?
"I always liked Landscaping but as I got older and my allergies got worse I looked towards the interiorscape and rooftop installs. Needing a large vibrant city to do this in I picked Chicago (after a huge mistake of moving to Manhattan with a…"
Apr 9, 2013
David Barish replied to Leah's discussion Your dream job?
"Play by play announcer for a professional sport or sports.  Baseball would be my first choice but any sport would be fun. I don't know if the "dream" would wear off as the travel gets old.  In the dream the travel is not a…"
Apr 9, 2013
knowbody replied to Leah's discussion Your dream job?
"I’ve had multiple careers, some of which consisted of jobs that, for some, would be only possible in a dream. After being released from my last role as a cloud computing engineer at one of the financial exchanges I realized that this gave me…"
Apr 9, 2013

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