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Join the ride and support cycling in Chicagoland!

Claim a special gift when you contribute to The Chainlink campaign.



Watch this space for additional offers!  These perks are provided by the generous and creative members of The Chainlink community.  Check back frequently for new opportunities. 


December 21, 3:00 PM - Offer

The next 4 people to become Year-Round Cyclists by contributing $50 will receive the listed perks and the following:

A Sustaining Membership to the League of Illinois Bicyclists for one year and a Protégé 9.0 bike computer. 

Protégé 9.0 bike computer

  • Planet Bike #8002 – Suggested Retail – $39.99
  • Current, average, and maximum speed
  • Speed comparator (current speed vs. average speed)
  • Ride time and clock
  • Distance
  • Dual odometer (for 2 wheel sizes)

4 Available

$80 Value

December 21, 12:00 PM - Claimed

Congratulations Joe TV and thanks for being part of The Chainlink!  Enjoy your pedicab tour!

December 20, 2:00 PM - Offer

The next person to contribute as a Home Mechanic ($150) earns a slammin choice jersey (below) and can choose to claim a free Neighborhood Tour with Minku's Vegan Pedicab! 

Look forward to the spring or summer of 2013 and an hour-long ride around the boulevards of Logan Square or sites of Wicker Park.  This sweet ride carries 2 adults or 1 adult and 3 kiddos, plus the vegetable-powered cyclist.  Plan a day trip or a night out, kicked-back in three-wheeled style as our THANKS for supporting cycling community in Chicago. 

1 Available 

$150 Value


Contribution Levels

All - Your name will be forever be inscribed on The Chainlink's Hall of Heroes.

$10 - A special sticker package made for this campaign including We Are Traffic, Put The Fun Between Your Legs and a rare Chainlink sticker.  They are all waterproof so feel free to show off on your helmet or top tube!

$25 - A Chainlink t-shirt.  Choose from one of three colors and sizes from children's small to XXL. We will contact you for your color and size preference.  

$50 - Get an autographed copy of the book Where To Bike Chicago, a bicycle coloring book and the above sticker package - The Family Pack!

(picture of author and Chainlinker Greg Borzo taken by blogger Samantha of Ding Ding Let's Ride)

$100- A winter cycling cap produced specially for this campaign hand-made by Chainlinker Erin Rensink of KozeyPrery.  Caps made of recycled material.  Choose your size: newborn to adult XL!

(Erin's husband not included, but Chainlink logo will be)

$150 - Choose a polyester full zip shortsleeve jersey designed by Ross Felten OR a wool full sleeve jersey by Oregon Cyclewear.  

$200 - Choose your favorite style! You get to choose your favorite style of a Po Campo "Loop Pannier" or a co-branded Chainlink WIG "Couch Crasher" Messenger Bag.   Both companies are owned by Chainlinkers and the bags are designed and produced by them as well! 



$500 - can't decide which perk you'd like?  Get all them all and save $160! 

$500 - One, yes, that's right, awesome Madrax "Mini-Advocate" bike rack. There's only one, so get it quick! - Claimed!

 (Julie is sorely tempted to put it up in front of her house)

$1,500 - Celebrity Bike Rides!  At this level you can ride with either Randy Neufeld or Jerome McDonnell, both local celebrities and Chainlink members.  

If you ride around with Randy Neufeld, you will find out the story behind this honorary sign!  At lunch, discuss the future of Chicago's infrastructure. Claimed!


Ride around and tour the WBEZ studio with Jerome McDonnell, host of NPR's Worldview.  Claimed!

(Pictured below with his rival Bike To Work Week team leader and Chainlinker Sarah D. of Old Town School of Folk Music. Story behind this picture here).

$2,500 - Tour the city by bike with the Commissioner of The Chicago Department of Transportation, Gabe Klein.

To claim any of the above awesome perks and contribute to The Chainlink's fundraising campaign:

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