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Andy J
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RAGBRAI 2018?
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Less than 40 days to go! Anyone doing long rides to get ready?Would be great to meet up before heading out the corn...Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Jul 20.

Advice Please: McDonald's Cycle Center to Lakefront Path
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Hi Everyone,I've got a friend coming into town next week, staying downtown, and I'm looking forward to taking him for a long spin along the lakefront. The plan is for me to ride down from Glenview…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Gordon May 18, 2017.

Ed Rudolph Velodrome in Northbrook
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On a whim, I stopped by tonight with my daughter - what a blast!Do any other Chainlinkers race/spectate? They have a ton of events over the summer:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roland Jun 5, 2015.

Any Recourse for a Close Call?
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I was enjoying an otherwise great ride up Green Bay this afternoon, when passing through Winnetka, a driver blew past me, fast and close.I mean really close.Like, "how the hell am I not in ditch…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Oct 13, 2014.

 

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Andy J is attending Scott Schaedel's event

2018 North Shore Century at Dawes Park (near the corner of Church Street and Sheridan Road) in Evanston IL

September 16, 2018 all day
The Evanston Bicycle Club’s North Shore Century offers incredibly scenic biking on routes of 25, 50, 62, and 100 miles. You'll experience beautiful neighborhoods, view unique architectural treasures, pedal down tranquil tree-lined streets and feel the refreshing breezes of Lake Michigan.  There are frequent rest stops stocked with home-baked goodies. Sags and bike mechanics are provided. Helmets are strongly urged!!The 2017 North Shore Century is on Sunday, September 16.   All rides start and end at Dawes Park (near the corner of Church Street and Sheridan Road) in Evanston, IL.Registration is $30 for adults and $10 for kids 17 and under.  However, the adult fee goes up to $40 on August 16 and is $50 if you register the day of the ride.  (The children’s fee will stay the same.)  So sign up as soon as you can!  See More
Sep 10
Andy J is attending Zach Schneider's event
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The Chainlink Tuesday Night Ride! at Turin

July 31, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Join us for our team training ride on Tuesday nights. This is a no-drop ride. We'll depart at 6:30 pm with a distance of 30+ miles.  Remember to bring your helmet, lights, water, etc.  16-18 mph 30+ miles No-Drop Please note: Helmet, brakes, and lights are required for the rideSee More
Jul 30
Yasmeen replied to Andy J's discussion RAGBRAI 2018?
"Have an awesome time Andy!!"
Jul 20
Andy J replied to Andy J's discussion RAGBRAI 2018?
"Leaving for Davenport in a few hours, meeting up with Brancel. Be safe - hope to see you out there!"
Jul 20
Andy J is attending Zach Schneider's event
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The Chainlink Tuesday Night Ride! at Turin

July 17, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Join us for our team training ride on Tuesday nights. This is a no-drop ride. We'll depart at 6:30 pm with a distance of 30+ miles.  Remember to bring your helmet, lights, water, etc.  16-18 mph 30+ miles No-Drop Please note: Helmet, brakes, and lights are required for the rideSee More
Jul 17
Andy J commented on Mark Trulock's group RAGBRAI
"We're down to 20 days before the start! Who's getting their hot-weather miles in? We did 70 mile shakeout yesterday - brutal, but picked up a few things: If you wear them, check your cleats. My buddy learned (the hard way) that he was…"
Jul 1
Karel Vollrath replied to Andy J's discussion RAGBRAI 2018?
"Doing our best to get rides in. Going on a long overnighter this weekend to MKE and back. "
Jun 18
Cheryl replied to Andy J's discussion RAGBRAI 2018?
"On vacation right now so will be trying to get in some long rides when I get back!!!"
Jun 17
Andy J posted a discussion

RAGBRAI 2018?

Less than 40 days to go! Anyone doing long rides to get ready?Would be great to meet up before heading out the corn...See More
Jun 12
Andy J updated their profile
Jun 12
Andy J commented on Mark Trulock's group RAGBRAI
"Got my wristband number this morning! See you in Iowa!"
May 1
Andy J commented on Mark Trulock's group RAGBRAI
"Cool - it would be great to meet up with other Chainlink'rs!"
Mar 17
Andy J commented on Mark Trulock's group RAGBRAI
"Anyone planing on RAGBRAI 2018? I'm in a group of three first-timers and counting the days until July!"
Mar 16
Andy J replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Newschatter: Chicago Alderman to Propose Licensing Bicycles 10-18-17
"So if I cough up $10, the city will start caring about my safety and treat me like a legitimate user of the road? Take my money, please."
Oct 20, 2017
Andy J replied to Steve Mac's discussion A little Chicago hospitality.
"Eiechi sounds like one cool dude! I think I may need to be downtown on the 22nd..."
Sep 16, 2017

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Social, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Advice and community

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