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Yasmeen
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  • Chicago, IL
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Bike Share Just Makes You Want MOAR Bikes, No?
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I'm not able to bring my cx bike on the Metro so I bought a Brompton (arriving any day now). I've been using Capital Bike Share to bridge the gap. Suddenly, I buy my third bike (the Linus Dutchie).…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Apr 30.

New (or New-To-You) Bike Day! Post Your New Love Here!
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New Bike Day is the best. So share your new bike love with your pics, rides, name for your bike, deets, etc. here. We want to know what gives you your new bike "high". And we know it's coming... N+1…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke May 1.

How are you celebrating Earth Day? Post your rides *here*!
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"...one of the best things you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Apr 24.

 

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Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Chicago Prohibition Tours parked outside Flo and Santos, 1310 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605. 12:13PM. This driver had more than enough room to park curveside, but opted not to. "
17 hours ago
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Red means stop
"YUP! I have the same thing happen to me. Don't pass on the right. It's dangerous and startling - especially when the right-passing fool can't bother to call out their presence."
yesterday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"77 E Washington. IL plate # 37889HHad a nice talk with this driver. Signaled at him to lower his window.Told him he was on a bike lane and needed to move. He apologized and claimed he didn't know it was a bike lane, as I pointed to the lines…"
yesterday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Friday
Mike Muczynaki replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Nearly sideswiped on Orleans by the Mart today.  Does this take the cake? You can't see it on the video, but after she turned the corner and I looked at her again she stuck her hand out the window and give a hand-closing wave.  Plate…"
Friday
notoriousDUG replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Ignore the bike lane. Take the lane."
Friday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"That's actually next to a sushi and another restaurant. I ride by there every day. Pinches!"
Thursday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Pay for itself and then some. Maybe they could afford signage, too."
Thursday
R W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I think it was a 7-11 delivery. Sometimes those guys are great, this one not so much. Though the fact that Dearborn has been destroyed there for 6 months isn’t helping. "
Thursday
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"All of the above."
Thursday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Because why not? GRRRRRR. That's the same intersection where a driver, next to that Starbucks, wanted me to move farther over to traffic to let him and his Range Rover make a right turn. I couldn't move any more, so he started berating me,…"
Thursday
R W replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Managed to get both the bike lane and the left turn lane. "
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"You're welcome Ernesto. "
Thursday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Thank you for posting this. "
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Thursday
Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"69 E Washington St - 7:58AM. There was plenty of room to unload in the alley, where trucks are supposed to. Instead, this guy didn't care to block the bike lane."
Thursday

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

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

Featured Event: One Day 100 Bikes

Most of us ride hundreds or thousands of miles each year.  Commuting, road riding, cyclocross, crit-racing, off-road… You name it, we ride it. It’s easy take cycling for granite, as well as, the many transportation options we all enjoy.  Imagine an environment with no options other than to walk.

 

We’re designating One Day to join the Chicago cycling community together, along with family and friends, to help provide…

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Posted on September 5, 2017 at 3:30pm

Featured Event: Bike Commuter Challenge

By Yasmeen Schuller, Photo by John Castro

Tomorrow (Friday, June 16), Active Transportation Alliance kicks off…

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Posted on June 14, 2017 at 8:30am

New Bike Shop: Chicago Bicycle Company North

By Yasmeen Schuller

If you bike in Chicago you probably know Denis Smith. He’s owned several bicycle stores in the city since 1998. Denis and his former classmate at Cornell College, Elizabeth Georgescu opened a bike shop in North Center…

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Posted on June 8, 2017 at 10:30am

 
 
 

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