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Do You Bike Commute? Tales From The Bike Lane
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Seeing this article about car trouble leading to bike commuting made me think... we have lots of great stories right here. Sooooo, tell us how you started bike commuting, how long you’ve been riding…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by clp Sep 29.

Hit and Run Cyclist Needs Help

“just got hit and run in Chicago on Ogden going south right by Monroe. Any chance you could retweet to see if anyone saw?”…Continue

Started Aug 28

Roll Call: Out of State Chainlinkers!
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Tonight I saw yet another pair of Chainlinkers hit the road and move out of state. Did you move out of state? Where? Still riding? What’s it like where you are now? Pics too please! …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by BalloonBiker Aug 7.

Therein Lies the Rub
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"A cycle route is judged based on its weakest point and people will not get out of their cars and onto their bikes if they do not feel that they have a safe route to follow … Instead, the quality of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Aug 2.

 

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BikeScnhook replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"No clue."
9 hours ago
Juan 2-3 or more mi. replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Curious, who put the ones in?"
9 hours ago
Cheryl replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"I'd be in for this. "
12 hours ago
Steve Weeks replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Hahaha... almost looks like they're setting that up to be a "2-way" bike lane! Srsly, I'll bet all the cone movement you observed was accomplished without any contact by human hands. :-("
yesterday
BikeScnhook replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Where I work there's a bike lane along the building on Illinois between Rush and Michigan. There's a bus stop there too. But there's a severe problem of ride shares pulling over there and getting in the way. Yesterday morning I was…"
yesterday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"176 N Wells 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 any…"
Monday
Patricia Unsinn replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"Alderman King just announced that the meeting about allowing parking on both sides of Drexel will be this Wednesday October 16 at 6 pm at the Sutherland ballroom, 47th and Drexel. If you care about the Drexel bike lanes, please attend. "
Oct 11
Yasmeen replied to TonyP's discussion John Forester
"The communities as a whole may not understand the necessity but That happens everywhere. Just this summer Lincoln Park non-biking residents were freaking out over a bike lane - it’s what NIMBY is all about. Why wouldn’t Chicago listen to…"
Oct 11
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…"
Oct 11
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"300 N Wells St. 311 report submitted. 'Always got to love the illegal right turn from the bike lane."
Oct 11
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"340 W Kinzie St. 311 report submitted. Well, I guess being attacked by a giant sewer squid is probably a good enough reason to stop in the protected bike lane. But only this one time."
Oct 11
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"So a delivery driver has to park across the street, Boo f*cking hoo. Every day I see delivery driver parking legally, and rolling their hand carts across the street. When was the last time we heard about a delivery driver killed while rolling their…"
Oct 10
Patricia Unsinn replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"I think taking Pershing from California to the lake is easier than Garfield just because traffic through Washington Park itself can be hectic. But otherwise Garfield/55th is fine. "
Oct 10
Patricia Unsinn replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are Your Favorite Chicago-Area Bike Lanes, Paths & Routes?
"Alderman King is contemplating allowing parking on both sides of Drexel. I don't know where that leaves the bike lane that was just moved from the right to the left side of Drexel. There will supposedly be an alderman-sponsored community…"
Oct 10
Doug Haynes replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Oh the utopia you must live in inside your head...Ideally, there would be spots for trucks to park but we built a city that doesn't have them so we make do. So how do we create those spots?  Having that sort of design is what gives us…"
Oct 10
Bruce replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Businesses need to have safe and legal places for delivery drivers to park their vehicles, unload and enter the businesses to deliver, or remove, items. There is no special provision that says delivery drivers are exempt from any laws or common…"
Oct 10

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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

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. I realized with the recent awareness of straw usage and one-use plastic containers, I still have a…

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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 Relief (a Chicago-based organization) will be in New York to celebrate…

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 5:53pm

 
 
 

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