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Steven Vance
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  • Chicago, IL
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Steven Vance replied to Renee Patten's discussion Police Trail Block Saturday Night at Division
"I think contacting the alderperson would be the most effective way to ensure that someone with authority understands that there's confusion about the Lakefront Trail's closure and that it affects a lot of people.  (31,000 people use…"
Jul 21
Steven Vance replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion 2014 Metra Blackout dates (TODAY-JULY 13TH)
"You can also get these dates and up-to-the-minute info on Metra's blackout times and days with "Can I bring my bike on Metra right now?" http://gridchicago.com/metra/"
Jul 9
Steven Vance replied to Steven Vance's discussion Get VIP tickets to Tour de Fat on July 12 by telling your enlightened commute story
"Thanks, fixed.  "
Jul 1
Jared replied to Steven Vance's discussion Get VIP tickets to Tour de Fat on July 12 by telling your enlightened commute story
"It was in Lincolnshire not Lincolnwood."
Jul 1
Steven Vance posted a discussion

Get VIP tickets to Tour de Fat on July 12 by telling your enlightened commute story

New Belgium Brewing is sponsoring Streetsblog Chicago this month as well as the Commuter Idyll contest. We ran this nationally across all of our blogs, but now we have a Chicago-specific version with one grand prize and three runners up.The grand prize winner will receive:two complimentary beer tokensfree food and access to the VIP areagoodie bag with a t-shirt,…See More
Jul 1
Steven Vance replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"I've informed CDOT of the situation here. The developer was informed they are not complying with the permit/rules & regulations and needed to fix this ASAP. The developer then had a meeting with CDOT to discuss further. Expect a change…"
Jun 27
Steven Vance replied to Steven Vance's discussion Want to test cargo bikes or take your family on a bike ride this weekend?
"Seth Herr from Bike Index will be there from 12 PM to 1 PM to register your bike.  What bike did you get, Charlie? "
Apr 5
Steven Vance replied to Juan Boyce's discussion Cheap cargo bike?
"There will be at least one Xtracycle you can try at the Roll Call tomorrow. There will also be a Yuba Mundo (the cheapest out-of-the-box cargo bike).  Event…"
Apr 5
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First Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 at Audubon Elementary School

April 6, 2014 from 11:15am to 3pm
The first Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 will be held Sunday, April 6, from 11:15 AM to 3 PM, at Audobon Elementary School right after the first Roscoe Village Kidical Mass of the year.Come out and ride different cargo bikes owned by fellow Chicagoans. There'll be Bullitt, WorkCycles, and a bakfiets. I'll be trying to get more bikes out there.…See More
Apr 4
Legacy Frameworks replied to Steven Vance's discussion Want to test cargo bikes or take your family on a bike ride this weekend?
"We will be bring out a couple of new Ramblers for test riding.  All our standard models come with rear racks, which are - along with a good pannier -  an easy way to add cargo capacity to any bike.  We will have a few styles of…"
Apr 4
David Altenburg might attend Steven Vance's event
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First Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 at Audubon Elementary School

April 6, 2014 from 11:15am to 3pm
The first Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 will be held Sunday, April 6, from 11:15 AM to 3 PM, at Audobon Elementary School right after the first Roscoe Village Kidical Mass of the year.Come out and ride different cargo bikes owned by fellow Chicagoans. There'll be Bullitt, WorkCycles, and a bakfiets. I'll be trying to get more bikes out there.…See More
Apr 3
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Steven Vance's discussion Want to test cargo bikes or take your family on a bike ride this weekend?
"I'd love to show off my new bike Steve, but I'll be working! Maybe the next one. Have fun everybody!"
Apr 3
Steven Vance posted a discussion

Want to test cargo bikes or take your family on a bike ride this weekend?

The Roscoe Village Kidical Mass, a free group ride for kids and their parents, starts Sunday morning, April 6, at 10 AM at Audubon School (3500 N Hoyne). The ride leaves at 10:30 AM and will return to the school at 11:30 AM.  Stay after for the first Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014, from 11:30 AM to 3 PM,. Come test ride other Chicagoans' family and cargo bikes.Take a spin on a Yuba Mundo, Larry vs. Harry Bullitt, WorkCycles Fr8, Xtracycle Edgerunner, and myriad Dutch bakfiets (box bikes).…See More
Apr 3
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First Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 at Audubon Elementary School

April 6, 2014 from 11:15am to 3pm
The first Cargo Bike Roll Call of 2014 will be held Sunday, April 6, from 11:15 AM to 3 PM, at Audobon Elementary School right after the first Roscoe Village Kidical Mass of the year.Come out and ride different cargo bikes owned by fellow Chicagoans. There'll be Bullitt, WorkCycles, and a bakfiets. I'll be trying to get more bikes out there.…See More
Mar 30
Steven Vance replied to Carter O'Brien's discussion Humboldt Park cyclist attacked
"Kimball becomes Homan at Division, but yeah, this is Humboldt Park. Added to my list of HP attacks.  Someone else says the one I'm thinking of was with a 2x4. The incident I'm thinking of isn't Jana's because that's in…"
Mar 27
Steven Vance replied to Carter O'Brien's discussion Humboldt Park cyclist attacked
"I am trying to recall and dig up news stories about prior attacks on people cycling in Humboldt Park. I found a report on Chicago Fixed Gear forum (no news story) but that was in 2011. I remember one earlier, closer to when I moved to Chicago, in…"
Mar 27

Profile Information

What I ride:
Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, My job involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I want to see what other people who bike in Chicago are up to.
About me:
I write a blog called Streetsblog Chicago, http://chi.streetsblog.org

I also write a blog about cities and bicycling called Steven Can Plan, http://www.stevencanplan.com

I have an app about bicycling in Chicago, aptly called the Chicago Bike Guide. http://bikechi.com
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.stevevance.net

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