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Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
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I am riding to Noon Whistle Brewery tomorrow with a few friends, but it looks like there is no DP trail south of North Ave that hooks up to the Ill Prairie Trail.  I am starting at Montrose. Do any…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ad Oct 1.

Cop at Milwaukee/Hamlin/Haussen, 7:30am
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I really appreciate that he is there 3-4 times a week ticketing cars and bicyclists who don't slow down at the 3 way stop.   I am glad he gave me a warning last year, because I have seen a lot of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jun 28, 2015.

FS: New Property Of... "Tommy Work" Bag

New, never used, w/ tags and drawstring bag.  Dark Tan color.  Price $150…Continue

Started Dec 8, 2014

Got pulled over near Hamlin and Milwaukee this morn
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I kinda blew the stop sign.  The girl behind me did as well. He stopped us both, and gave us a warning.  I stop there 90% time, today's flow was just so that I didn't, probably because there was no…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Serge Lubomudrov Nov 10, 2014.

 

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Apie (11) replied to Kenneth C. Goetz's discussion Bike Repair Stand Locations
"Just north of Cuyler on Milwaukee, west side of the street.  It has a nice pump as well!"
Oct 7
ad replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Just a note that the Path starts at the Forest Park Blue Line terminal, not the Harlem Green Line terminal.  "
Oct 1
ad replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"For anyone wanting to do the Illinois Prairie Path, I think it's worth mentioning that the Path starts almost directly behind the Forest Park Blue Line stop, which is the western end of the Blue Line.  Once you know how to do it, it's…"
Oct 1
Apie (11) replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"1. Conti Four Seasons 2. Twisted Reality Apologies for the late reply!"
Sep 30
Filka Bean replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Thanks for this mini report: sounds great!"
Sep 3
ketoguychicago replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Just curious, what tires were you running?  Non-bike question but trip related, what was your favorite beer there?"
Sep 2
Apie (11) replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"The ride to NWB was SO NICE!  Des Plaines trail from Montrose to North Ave was super fun, smooth single/double track and no mud!  Well, probably a lot more mud today.  Thatcher was beautiful.  It reminded me of some streets in…"
Aug 26
Apie (11) replied to John Greenfield's discussion Mellow Bike Route From Daley Plaza to Amitabul via North Branch Trail
"That looks like a nice mellow ride!  Elston is a great option as well and is almost 1/2 the miles. "
Aug 26
clp replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Another thought, if you want to avoid that sketchy section of the DPT is to use the #90-Harlem CTA bus, which will take you directly to the Forest Park Green Line Terminal where the Prairie Path begins...east of the Des Plaines River.  And you…"
Aug 24
Apie (11) replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"I'll check it out!"
Aug 23
Apie (11) replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Why is Thatcher not good?  I just spoke with a coworker who lives in River Forest and rides into the loop, he said it is residential, it will work, but has a lot of potholes.  Is Thatcher sketchy like Damen and Western, or sketchy…"
Aug 23
Dirke replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"It's been about 3 years but I have been on the DP "trail" south of North Ave to about Chicago. The bridge over the river at North Ave is abandoned rail and has been rainbow painted and an apparently popular teen hangout spot. As per…"
Aug 23
ketoguychicago replied to Apie (11)'s discussion Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle
"Side bar on this Apie, if you like a Pale Ale, their Cosmo Pale Ale is tasty.  If acquired locally from the store such as Binny's, the whole top of the can comes off, it's like getting your own aluminum cup.  Not sure the best…"
Aug 23
Apie (11) posted a discussion

Des Plaines Trail to Illinois Prairie Trail to Noon Whistle

I am riding to Noon Whistle Brewery tomorrow with a few friends, but it looks like there is no DP trail south of North Ave that hooks up to the Ill Prairie Trail.  I am starting at Montrose. Do any of you have any tips on a route?  Is Thatcher safe?Any info would be appreciated, Google Maps does not give me a reasonable route.Thanks in advance!See More
Aug 23
Apie (11) replied to Chris Hainey's discussion Britax Jogging Strollers safety issues - owners of BOB bicycle trailers
"I have a double and a single BOB, both pre 2015.  I have never had an issue, but I have seen them loose, probably after we packed them without the front wheel then when I or the wife put it back on.  As a cyclist I know it would be my…"
Apr 22

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What I ride:
Road, Vintage, Mountain, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Bikes
About me:
I like to bike
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