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Bike Lane Uprising

If you haven't yet joined Bike Lane Uprising, it's a must if you ride a bike. Get on it and start sharing info on bike lane offenders!"... one day in June 2016, when Christina Whitehouse was almost…Continue

Started 9 hours ago

Fall Weather Riding... The Best? The Worst? Or Meh?
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I'm a sucker for fall. Cool, crisp air combined with beautiful leaves is a welcome change from hot days in summer. How do you feel about it? What do you look forward to in Fall? Or if it's not a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Oct 12.

"Avid Cyclist" hehehe
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I don't always find Bike Snob funny but this one gave me a good chuckle...When it comes to being pro-bike, so-called “avid cyclists” seem to be anything butWho is the cyclist’s worst enemy? Is it the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube Oct 11.

 

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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"351 N Orleans St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"175 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"151 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"75 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"78 N Wells St. 311 reports submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"297 S Franklin St. 311 reports submitted."
5 hours ago
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I agree - though I think the standard does have to be higher than someone posted a pic to the internet - maybe if the original photographer/videographer walked into a station and swore out a statement/filed an official police report vouching for the…"
9 hours ago
Yasmeen posted a discussion

Bike Lane Uprising

If you haven't yet joined Bike Lane Uprising, it's a must if you ride a bike. Get on it and start sharing info on bike lane offenders!"... one day in June 2016, when Christina Whitehouse was almost run over by a commercial truck driver while standing in a bike lane waiting for a stoplight, she decided she’d had enough of motorists being oblivious about cyclists’ safety. That experience led her to start Bike Lane Uprising, a crowdsourced civic tech…See More
9 hours ago
Steve Weeks replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Exactly. Maybe they think it was PhotoShopped. <_< Seems inconsistent: they'll send you a ticket based on a red-light camera, but won't pursue something more egregious like this. Go figure."
11 hours ago
Robert C. Finley replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Just for grins. Noticed earlier re-posting from block club web site (Ben Raines posted here). What jumped out for me in that article "...Chicago Police officers were called to the area at about 8:57 a.m., but they couldn’t find the car or…"
12 hours ago
Ben Raines replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"this one takes the cake  kinda glad I woke up with a fever today and didn't bike in...  https://blockclubchicago.org/2018/10/17/driver-goes-down-downtown-bike-lane/"
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"798 S Halsted St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"700 S Halsted St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
BikeScnhook replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"No idea."
Tuesday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Does Uber really scold their drivers for this?"
Tuesday
BikeScnhook replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Start with social media."
Tuesday

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".

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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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