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A Member of Our Community Needs Our Help
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A kind, giving, and generous member of our community needs our help. Kristen Green, founder of Ghost Bikes Chicago has been there for so many. If you are able to, please help her with her…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bike Lane Uprising Aug 10.

Chainlink Bar Nights
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The team has been hinting we need to bring these back so I'm hoping you can make some recommendations on good locations for bar nights? New brew pubs? Tap rooms? Preferably places that serve food if…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. Aug 7.

Another Cyclist Fatality: Luster Jackson
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Google Map of the street…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Aug 8.

Cycling Rules by Phil Gaimon
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Yup. Thank you Phil! Rule #1: Everyone riding a bike and being safe and having fun is doing it right.Rule #2: Wear whatever the hell you want.Rule #3: Nothing on your bike has to match. Cycling is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Rock Aug 6.

 

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Ernesto Lube replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
47 minutes ago
Yasmeen replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Dear drivers rounding the curve on Calvert Street NW (DC), If you can't manage to stay within your lines and need to go into the bike lane while going 10-20 mph around a simple turn, how did you pass your driving test?! There are too many of…"
Thursday
Yasmeen replied to Ammo's discussion What do you ride?
"Nice! Congrats on your new bike day! :-)"
Tuesday
Yasmeen replied to Pete P's discussion Century Rides from the City
"Another option is to figure out a bike-train option you'd want to explore (riding out and taking Metra or Amtrak back). "
Aug 14
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"There's a visibility issue at red lights and intersections. If you stay behind the lines and/or behind vehicles, you are less visible. I gently roll past the walk so that people can see me - I'm not blocking anyone. Technically, not legal…"
Aug 13
Douglas Price joined Yasmeen's group
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If you'd like to take your riding to the next level to do more challenging rides, join The Chainlink team. Having a group of people to ride with can make it more fun, challenging and supportive when participating in the following:Metric Centuries, Centuries, Brevets, other long ridesGravel Rides & RacesMountain BikingTouring and/or Bike PackingRaces - Road, Track, CriteriumsRaces - Cyclocross (Cx)Races - Mountain Biking It's free to join The Chainlink team - there's no club membership fee…See More
Aug 10
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Yasmeen's discussion A Member of Our Community Needs Our Help
"Kristen Green, being seriously injured while biking is the grave-icing on a two layer cake of horrible biking news. In the time Kristen was hit, our biking community has grappled with the deaths of 2 members of our biking community. Kristen was hit…"
Aug 10
Bike Lane Uprising replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Angela Park has been identified as the 39 year old cyclist who was killed yesterday when a driver of @LRSrecycles ran her over in Greektown. We are beyond sad. Beyond angry. Beyond wanting thoughts & prayers. We want ACTION. We want RESOLUTION.…"
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Thanks for posting. Your Tweet is quite powerful in illustrating how bad they've been."
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Thanks for confirming Meg. :-( So sad."
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Are we sure it's the same person? I found her as well but hesitated to post anything, waiting for confirmation. If it's true, she has two small daughters and is a coach. This is just the worst - we learn more about the person who was lost…"
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Angela Park, 39 y.o. Female Bicyclist Killed by Truck Driver Turning Right in Greektown
"Thanks for posting. It's really frustrating to have them interview a pedestrian advocate who is saying we all need to be separated. Bob Gallo, you have NO idea what you are saying. People that bike are NOT pedestrians. Lazy reporting when there…"
Aug 10
Kara B replied to Yasmeen's discussion A Member of Our Community Needs Our Help
"thanks for sharing. geez - what a situation she found herself in! that rises to the level of college-philosophy-class-story-problem. she made a hard but kind choice, one that makes me proud to be a fellow cyclist."
Aug 10
Mario Benavidez commented on Yasmeen's page Sweet Mountain Biking in Oaxaca City, Mexico
"Great article. we where in their Oaxaca shop just a few weeks ago. We checked out the rail trail out of Town to see the giant Tule tree. Hope to get back there and do some of their tours!"
Aug 10
Yasmeen replied to Jim Reho's discussion Reckless, Willful And Wanton
"Completely understand your POV. Human life should mean more than it does. I'm tired of motorists being treated like their lives are of more value than cyclists. I've been sick thinking about this all day.  So many points of failure -…"
Aug 10
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Aug 9

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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".

Yasmeen's Blog

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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