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Tom Limon
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  • Chicago, IL
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Watch out by the lake front trail near the oak street beach turn!

There gonna repave that section again the next couple of days and the crazy detour has ya dangerously riding close to the wet edge with waves!!!I hope the don't make people really ride that…Continue

Started Oct 13, 2016

 

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Tom Limon commented on Tom Limon's event The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour
"The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour has been rescheduled to Saturday June 16th. It’s seems only fitting I at least leave everyone with the History of Famous Cycling events that were rescheduled or cancelled due to harsh weather conditions.…"
Jun 10
Tom Limon commented on Tom Limon's event The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour
"The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour will be rescheduled do to severe weather conditions, stay tuned for the new date. www.adventurecycling.tours"
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Pedal To Pullman Cycling Tour at The Spoke and Bird

June 3, 2018 from 8am to 5pm
Join us for a cycling adventure back in time to the first successful working factory city in the United States founded by railroad car mogul George M. Pullman. Once we arrive, we will visit the Pullman National Monument and the Pullman Visitors Center, participate in an in-depth walking tour of the Pullman Factory Buildings, The Hotel Florence, and a neighborhood walking tour.  We will also go on a cycling tour of the labor movement street art created resident artist JB Daniel and tours of the…See More
Jun 3
Tom Limon commented on Tom Limon's group adventurecycling.tours
"Quick reference to the current Adventure Cycling Tours Schedule https://mailchi.mp/c3ffdc1a136e/adventure-cycling-tours-news-and-2018-schedule?e=9ac1510f6f"
Jun 1
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Cycle to Chicago’s only Castle at Daley Plaza under the Picasso

July 21, 2018 from 8am to 5pm
Let's bike to the neighborhood of Beverly to attend a one of a kind tour and multimedia presentation of Chicago's Only Castle. During this ride, we will have the opportunity to meet Errol Magidson, author of Chicago's Only Castle: The History of Givin's Irish Castle and It's keepers. We will then cycle through the amazing architecture of Beverly and learn about the history of the region. This trip also includes a visit to the Ridge Historical Society to learn about the geography and geology of…See More
May 28
Tom Limon commented on Tom Limon's group adventurecycling.tours
"If anyone is interested in learning more about Adventure Cycling Tours, The Images of America Cycling in Chicago book, The Wheelman, or about The History of Cycling in Chicago please check out today’s earlier broadcast on…"
May 22
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WBEZ World View

"Please tune in and join me later today with Carey Williams and Chris McAuliffe on WBEZ’s Worldview with Jerome McDonnell Tuesday, May 22nd at 12:30pm to discuss The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour…"
May 22
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May 22
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The Meade Cycle Company Ranger

Great 1930s bicycle advertising! This is an original magazine clipping I have for a Ranger manufactured by Chicago based Meade Cycle Company. This line from the ad probably would have convinced me to buy one “This wonderful bicycle looks and acts…
May 20
Tom Limon commented on Tom Limon's event The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour
"Due to unpredictable weather conditions we have decided to rescheule this tour for Sunday, June 10th.  If you registered to reserve your spot please check your e-mail with further details regarding this change. Thank you"
May 19
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The History of Cycling in Chicago Tour at Daley Plaza

June 10, 2018 from 9am to 5pm
Join me, The Wheelman, and Chris McAuliffe, author of Cycling in Chicago (Images of America), as we pedal down memory lane to learn about Chicago’s rich cycling history. We’ll start our journey at Daley Plaza near where bicycling manufacturing once thrived. We’ll discuss a variety of important cycling events that took place in Chicago during the mid-1800’s thru the early-1900’s. To help paint the picture of how popular cycling was during this time period, we will view and discuss vintage…See More
May 19
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Mountain, Hybrid, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Looking for fellow cyclists who want to bike to awesome neighborhoods, check out urban archeological ruins, and search for street art while biking to exciting destinations.
About me:
Urban Adventure Cyclist in search of ruins and street art, constantly connecting the dots of history.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.adventurecycling.tours
My first bike:
Team Murray BMX Bike Circa 1980

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At 7:49am on September 22, 2017, Stephen said…
Hi. Is the Fermi ride a go for Saturday? I see that the registration is closed. Stephen.
At 11:34pm on October 19, 2016, Jim Reho said…

Tom, I live near and ride around just about everything on your upcoming tour of Canaryville, Bridgeport and Pilsen.  It's excellent.  You have selected a great many highlights of the area.  The containers are hilarious.  I'm not certain exactly where they are, but they remind me of what I see on 47th Street around Halsted or Morgan.  One tiny point:  I think it's Ping Tom Park, not Tom Ping.  A cool place.  It took me a while to figure out how to get in there.  Have a great ride!  

 
 
 

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