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Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
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Those hoping to use the new flyover path near Navy Pier will now have to wait even longer than expected, and taxpayers could be on the hook for millions more on the perennially delayed project. On…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube May 31, 2018.

Statehouse bills would increase drivers’ awareness of bike safety

Two bills aimed at making the road safer for cyclists are moving forward in the Illinois General Assembly.…Continue

Started Apr 24, 2018

New bike share a step closer to being tested in Chicago
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After months of radio silence about whether Chicago will let dockless bike share come to town, last week city officials finally confirmed that they met with vendors in March and could launch a pilot…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom A.K. Apr 17, 2018.

Preventing Cycling Arm and Hand Injuries
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One survey found that approximately 31 percent of cyclists reported overuse hand problems. It is important to take precautions to protect your arms and hands from injury, which can arise from one or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Apr 17, 2018.

 

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huxo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Wow......so this would skip the I&M canal?"
Jun 18
djm replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
""E 190th" -> "E 100th" A route to Brownwell Woods:"
Jun 18
djm replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"The long east-west stretch from Chicago Heights to Joliet is the 22-mile-long Old Plank Road Trail.  Dont forget to stop for gelato in downtown Frankfort."
Jun 18
Paul Fitz, Scrabblor replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"It's moving forward. Slowly, but reliably."
Jun 17
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Getting from the end of LFT to the SouthWorks area via South Shore Drive and South Lake Shore Drive is straightforward. You more-or-less follow the path through Calumet Park, exiting the park on E. 190th. Despite appearances to the contrary, the…"
Jun 17
Tooscrapps replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"It's essentially the route from Ave O/126th Street in Chicago to State ST in Calumet City. The railroad was holding it up because they wanted a bridge, but it sounds like its moving…"
Jun 17
huxo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Thanks for the tip! I am actually planning this from the beginning of the Lakefront Trail and I don't even understand how to get from there to Burnham......The recommended route is via S Archer to the I & M Canal or through Oak Park. "
Jun 17
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Not sure. If you bring up a Google Map centered on Burnham, IL with bike routes…"
Jun 17
huxo replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Bike Path Will Link Edgewater to Joliet, and Nearly All of It Is Off-Road
"Did this actually happen? I can't seem to figure out what the route would be and google isn't helping. Most links are from this article in 2015. "
Jun 17
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
Jun 2, 2018
Carter O'Brien replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Navy Pier Flyover for Bikers, Joggers Delayed (Again)
"You're certainly entitled to your opinion. Mine is that those of us who rely on this stretch have long understood that removing cyclists and pedestrians from the lower LSD intersections at Grand and Illinois is a big, big deal. Navy Pier and…"
May 31, 2018

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What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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