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What Kind of Fall Do You Prefer?
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So many people are super happy with the cooler temps, bringing out the warmer riding gear and a thermos full of hot coffee or tea. Me? I am missing the rides in short sleeves. Sure, I wear flannel…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi. 22 hours ago.

The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
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This is a discussion that comes up in numerous cities (I've seen it in both DC and Chicago) the argument against bike lanes where there are churches because they need the parking... 1. Sunday is 1/7…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S 22 hours ago.

Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable
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There's no lack of passion for those of us that ride bikes. We mourn our fallen sisters and brothers at ghost bike memorials. We attend the annual Ride of Silence. We show up in the freezing cold…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish 21 hours ago.

Do You Bike Commute? Tales From The Bike Lane
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Seeing this article about car trouble leading to bike commuting made me think... we have lots of great stories right here. Sooooo, tell us how you started bike commuting, how long you’ve been riding…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by clp Sep 29.

 

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David Barish replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable
"Yasmeen Thank you for  opening  this thread. I will say it  didn't  make me uncomfortable but in  doing so have to  admit that I  am  probably hiding something  or  ignoring  something…"
21 hours ago
Brian S replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
"A possible counter argument: The church around the corner from me has a big parking lot. It is used Wednesday evenings and Sunday from like 8-2.  The rest of the time it is locked up and empty.  So I don't like the idea of giving up…"
22 hours ago
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Fall Do You Prefer?
"A not too chilly fall where I don't have to cover my ears but cool enough where I can ride hard and not build up a sweat like in summer.  Weekend evenings in the back yard chilling by the fire."
22 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Fall Do You Prefer?
"hehehe funny Bob :-)"
23 hours ago
Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Fall Do You Prefer?
"I don't like any kind of fall; I prefer to ride with stability and avoid falling."
23 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thank you to Christina and BLU for putting some necessary data and teeth behind what has been important to so many of us and a huge THANK YOU to Argonne69 for continuing to remind us, yes, this is still a thing and attention must be paid. I had the…"
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Mike Schwab replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
"I have seen No Parking Tow Away except Sunday 9am-noon in Springfield IL.  Thats going to be pretty quiet time anyway."
yesterday
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I'd like to wish Argonne69 a happy retirement.  Two years ago before I even had a name for Bike Lane Uprising, I convinced Argonne69 to meet up with me in person.  When I asked him if he'd be willing to participate in my…"
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Martha Williams's discussion Bike Dog Carrier
"I didn't know about this option. Thanks for posting! I like the side option with the clip to keep the pup secure. I figured I'm not the only one that needs/wants to ride with my dog so I searched the forum to see if there was a…"
yesterday
Tooscrapps replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
"Why do people going to church get a pass when others don't from Monday-Saturday. It seems problematic that the state is giving special privileges to members of certain religions."
yesterday
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John Greenfield replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Church on Sundays Argument Against Bike Lanes
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BikeScnhook replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"No clue."
yesterday
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Curious, who put the ones in?"
yesterday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I'd be in for this. "
Thursday
Steve Weeks replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Hahaha... almost looks like they're setting that up to be a "2-way" bike lane! Srsly, I'll bet all the cone movement you observed was accomplished without any contact by human hands. :-("
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Profile Information

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".

Yasmeen's Blog

Of Sweat and Sisterhood: The CANYON//SRAM Racing Zwift Academy

One of The Chainlink's favorite cyclists (and lifetime ambassador), Jasmin Welter shares her recent experience with Zwift. This indoor training program is a great way to stay motivated training indoors, improving cycling fitness. With snow and Arctic temps, now is an excellent time to jump on indoor training in preparation for a cycling season of centuries, bike camping, and/or…

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Posted on January 22, 2019 at 9:30am

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. I realized with the recent awareness of straw usage and one-use plastic containers, I still have a…

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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 Relief (a Chicago-based organization) will be in New York to celebrate…

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