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Started on Tuesday

Moving, Job Hunting - How Much Is Bike Riding a Factor In Your Choices?
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I moved today from D.C. to Bethesda. Shorter commute to work (still bike/metro), quieter (my DC neighborhood was a little too heavy on the party, and I’m saving $$$. Before settling on a location, I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Jan 23.

Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
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When asking around, I heard these three candidates are some potential good bike-friendly options:MendozaLightfootEniyaLet's use this thread to discuss, bring in articles, quotations, and proof of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Hutchinson 22 hours ago.

Way to Make Friends... Get in Front of Another Cyclist and Coast
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This morning this guy made a point of positioning himself in front of me (assuming I wouldn't go as fast?) but there is this lovely downhill and he wasted it by coasting (his bike needed oil as it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by kb Jan 14.

 

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Phillip Hutchinson replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Thanks for sharing this JeffB. I appreciate that this also includes responses from Aldermanic candidates. "
22 hours ago
JeffB replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Active Trans has posted the candidates responses to their transportation questionnaire: https://www.activetransnow.org/city-of-chicago"
yesterday
JeffB replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"@BikeLaneUprise has been contacting candidates and is posting their replies here: https://airtable.com/shreQdX6vmdOTmZD7/tblghu48rLM5CGkRY"
Tuesday
JeffB replied to Yasmeen's discussion Mayoral Candidates - Who Is Bike Savvy? Thoughts?
"Saw this in the Tribune today: Mayoral Candidates Talk Transportation Not a ton of detail and this is all that was said about bikes:    "Candidates had broad divisions on bike lanes. Ford said they should not be a priority.…"
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Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"This, earlier today. Getting le donut fix. "
Tuesday
Yasmeen replied to David Barish's discussion Active Trans is postponing the Winter Bike to Work Rally
"Nice! Glad you made it out! You are so right - so much thanks for everyone that worked this event in the freezing cold to support bike winter in Chicago. "
Feb 8
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"351 N Orleans St. 311 reports submitted. The usual Thursday Night F*ck Fest on Orleans St. It's as predictable as Mardi Gras."
Feb 7
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or parking on bicycle paths or lanes prohibited. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive, unless entering or exiting a legal parking space, or stand, or park the vehicle upon…"
Feb 7
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"121 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. Ah, my favorite douchebags at Flood Brothers Disposal."
Feb 7
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or parking on bicycle paths or lanes prohibited. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive, unless entering or exiting a legal parking space, or stand, or park the vehicle upon…"
Feb 6
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"331 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted. 'Great place to put the sign. 'Sure is s pity there isn't a big f*cking sidewalk nearby."
Feb 6
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"516/520 W Harrison St. 311 reports submitted."
Feb 6
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"635 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
Feb 6
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"644 S Halsted St. 311 report submitted."
Feb 6
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"800 S Halsted St. 311 report submitted."
Feb 6

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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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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.…

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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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