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Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
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If you could go on the ultimate bike trip, where would you ride? What would you bring with you? For Jasmine, it is her violin and her dog.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SixtyTwoPercent 17 hours ago.

The Chainlink t-shirt celebrating 10 years of CL
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I worked with a pretty fantastic designer to have a special t-shirt for The Chainlink made (we turned 10 this year). We're in the process of finalizing the color (I'm leaning towards a gray t-shirt).…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Argonne69 on Tuesday.

Winter Riding: Hat Head, the Mess is Real :-/
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Super windy (24 mph), nasty cold morning and so I wore my non-bikewear fleece cap which felt awful under my helmet and produced an embarrassing hair mess. I bundled up today but it felt all wrong. My…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Dec 7.

14 Cyclist (1 driver) Crash in Miami Area
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Motorist hit group ride this morning. IMO, distracted driving should be criminal. Not happy with the assessment by police going easy on a driver that was reckless and killed a cyclist, hurting 6…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike w. Nov 28.

 

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SixtyTwoPercent replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Loved your travel notes, Bob. That was one heckuva trip. Biloxi, huh? That is my hometown. I had friends that would trek from NO to Biloxi on highway 90 through the rigolets. I used to run the levee (or ride it as far upriver until the…"
17 hours ago
mike w. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Haven't planned my "ultimate" trip yet, but an planning a one-way -hopefully non-stop,from the Driftless area of Wisconsin, possibly from near Viroqua or Richland Center, to home in the NW 'burbs, sometime next summer. i'll…"
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Jared replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Didn't Karl Ratzch's close?  Suppose you could go to Mader's."
Thursday
Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"That was in 1993 - digital cameras hadn't arrived yet and all I had was 35mm film."
Thursday
Dave Jacque replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"What an adventure! Nice writeup - next time, take more pictures!"
Thursday
David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Yeah,  I may even  lay the bike on  the beach and  wade for a while. I'll let  you know if the fantasy ever gets me to the Atlantic."
Thursday
herdingbats replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Wow, great trip! "
Thursday
herdingbats replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"When my daughter was about four, I had some airline miles and so I got tickets for her and me to visit my brother in Seattle for a few days. As the week approached, she asked (because we bike pretty much everywhere), "Are we biking to…"
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Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Been there, done that. I was a lot younger then. http://homepages.neiu.edu/%7Erkastig1/bike/chi2blxi.htm"
Thursday
Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Just be sure you can load your bicycle there.  Or ride Amtrak from Chicago and ride back.  Cairo, Memphis, New Orleans, etc."
Thursday
clp replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Whichever way you go...east, west, north or south, make sure you finish at an AMTRAK station.  And enjoy a comfortable ride back to Chicago.  "
Thursday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"Sounds lovely. "
Wednesday
Dave Jacque replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"I dream about biking to our cottage near Baraboo. Google calls it 218 miles. I'd probably budget four days due to all the hills north of the border, but see if I could do it in three. I'd bring some audiobooks for the boring bits…"
Wednesday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"It really is. I love that she brought her essentials - pup and violin. Definitely has her priorities straight. "
Wednesday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"You could always make an overnight or weekend of it and have a night or two at a hotel. :-)"
Wednesday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Checking out for a while by bike: Where would you bike? What would you bring?
"I love it! One question - would you dip your toes in the ocean before you turn around? Seems a hard one to resist having travelled all that way. "
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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Mountain, Track
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Looking for more opportunities to ride bikes, meet people, keep riding. :-)
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
Julie H.
My first bike:
1976 red, white and blue Huffy

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At 9:19am on March 30, 2018, Ben C said…

Thanks for having me! Wish we had something like the Chainlink when I was living in LA.

At 2:30pm on February 8, 2017, Megan Lee said…

Thank you, Yasmeen! :)

At 6:03pm on January 5, 2015, Jeff Markus said…

Yo Yasmeen,

Welcome to the 'management' of da' 'Link. AQs a complete re4creational and commuter cyclist allow me to say it is nice that you bring a broad based expereiance of pedalling to the reins of our humble net home...

I look forward to the future with you at the head of the pace line.

Jeff

At 9:56am on January 2, 2015, Christian said…

You are most welcome, happy cycling in 2015

At 9:39pm on January 1, 2015, David Simmons said…

Congrats Yasmeen! Here's to continued success for you and the Chainlink.

At 6:48pm on December 30, 2014, Christian said…

Congratulations! :)

At 2:29pm on December 30, 2014, Megan B said…

Congratulations on the new position, and thanks for taking on this new role.  Best of luck!

At 2:21pm on December 30, 2014, Bill W. said…

Congratulations...let me know if I can help in any way!

At 1:05pm on December 30, 2014, JustWill said…

Yay! Congrats!

At 12:41pm on December 30, 2014, Mike Murray said…

Always look forward every week to the Chainlinks...  I look forward to seeing what you can do...  don't forget there are still some of us Luddites who just getting the hang of the "computer thing".

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Ride Report: 2018 Chicagoland Tour de Cure

By William Nedza

When we heard about this year's challenges, I asked if we could have a "rider report" to share their experience. The person I had in mind is Chainlink member, William Nedza. Every year Bill has so much enthusiasm,…

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Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:30pm

Biking Green: An Interview with Maria Boustead of Po Campo

Recently, after moving to D.C., I decided to "go green" as much as possible. So I stopped taking Lyft rides, replacing them with an around-town Linus and I replaced my bus trips with a Brompton for my daily commute.…

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Posted on June 6, 2018 at 11:00pm

Help Celebrate The First Ever World Bicycle Day

World Bicycle Day is "a global day officially recognized by the United Nations to celebrate the power of bicycles".

Rides and events are planned through out the United States and World Bicycle…

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 5:53pm

I Moved To A New City, Now What?

Having recently moved to Washington, D.C., I am quickly discovering not all bike cities are created equal. The flats of Chicago and the lakefront have been replaced with the hills of D.C. My flatlander legs are stubborn and I’ve begun looking closely at…

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Posted on November 5, 2017 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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