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Winter Riding: Hat Head, the Mess is Real :-/
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Super windy (24 mph), nasty cold morning and so I wore my non-bikewear fleece cap which felt awful under my helmet and produced an embarrassing hair mess. I bundled up today but it felt all wrong. My…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen yesterday.

14 Cyclist (1 driver) Crash in Miami Area
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Motorist hit group ride this morning. IMO, distracted driving should be criminal. Not happy with the assessment by police going easy on a driver that was reckless and killed a cyclist, hurting 6…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike w. Nov 28.

132 Pairs of Shoes
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Nearly every day I ride my bike, I have a near-miss run in with a motorist. Usually they are in a hurry and blowing off a crosswalk or nose in their phone or don't see me as part of traffic as they…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Nov 22.

I Feel Invisible
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Sure, I have a higher powered headlight and a blinking red rear light. BUT, motorists still seem to be blind and oddly, driving too fast down narrow streets in pitch black darkness. The last week+…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by LJS Nov 27.

 

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Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"The Manager of Parking for the Department of Finance is Donald R Knox  You can call him at 312 747 0110.  My guess for email would be Donald.Knox@cityofchicago.org based on the common format for emails for employees of the city. Go to the…"
21 hours ago
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
22 hours ago
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"@N0+H3R +00L doze C@&3R$ @R3!!!"
yesterday
SixtyTwoPercent replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"So why not figure out who the bosses of the ticket writers are and contact them? Maybe post their information here so we can all make contact?"
yesterday
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I would't be surprised if the police sided with a postal worker in a situation like this. She is a federal worker. She would say that you were harassing or impeding her ability to do her job.  I don't say this to mean I am siding with…"
yesterday
Bob Kastigar replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"+1"
yesterday
Yasmeen replied to Yasmeen's discussion Winter Riding: Hat Head, the Mess is Real :-/
"Hehehe :-)"
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"So, let's summarize this asinine week. In 5 days I spent less than 120 minutes riding in the bike lanes. I submitted 50 reports, a new record for one week. That's one report for every 2.4 minutes. The city's Finance Department…"
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. This d*chebag threatened to call the police on me when I knocked on the driver's window to inform her sorry a** that she was illegally parked in the bike lane. Jesus f*cking Christ. Am I insane to…"
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"161 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"401 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"433 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"520 W Harrison St. 311 reports submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"771 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"771 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted. So, apparently this a**munch from Gonzalez construction has decided to make a permanent office on Harrison. This is the third time I've reported him this week, including twice today."
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"816 S Halsted St. 311 report submitted."
yesterday

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

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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