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BertG
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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BertG is attending Yasmeen's event
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National Bike Challenge! Join Bike Club, The Chainlink at virtual

May 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019
we'll rack up miles and rides all over town. Join us! You can do it and you'll feel great about yourself. Join by clicking on the link and signing up for team The Chainlink!See More
May 1
BertG liked Yasmeen's event National Bike Challenge! Join Bike Club, The Chainlink
May 1
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion Moving, Job Hunting - How Much Is Bike Riding a Factor In Your Choices?
"I love my area in Ukrainian Village! But if I had to move, I would want there to be cycling and public transit easily available. But for a job, well, if I didn't have a job before, I think I would just want the job no matter where it is. But…"
Jan 21
BertG joined DeWayne Ferris's group
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Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago

The Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago invites you to join us. We are a club of all ages, cycling disciplines and abilities. Members enjoy riding together year round. Come see what fun club riding can be! Visit our website – See More
Mar 7, 2018
BertG replied to dav's discussion Bicycle's in Union Station???
"As others here have claimed, I have taken my road bike to Aurora many times and just shouldered my bike down the stairs. If you have a heavier bike, others have suggested alternative entrances. But, yeah, feel free to walk around with your…"
Feb 28, 2018
BertG is attending Tom Limon's event
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Shamrocks and Shenanigans Cycling Tour at Daley Plaza

March 11, 2018 from 8am to 5pm
Let’s bike to the neighborhood of Beverly to attend a one of a kind tour and multimedia presentation of Chicago’s Only Castle. During this ride, we will have the opportunity to meet Errol Magidson, author of “…See More
Feb 27, 2018
BertG replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Music... headphones or bluetooth speaker?
"Ya know, I just got a cylindrical bluetooth speaker and it might just fit on my bottle cage! I think I'll use it! As an opinion, it doesn't bother me when peeps use their speakers. It's fun! "
May 22, 2017
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"I'd say North Ave from Damen to the Lake. Four lanes that are tight and without much room for cyclists. "
May 11, 2017
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion New website is coming soon, ignore email and sit tight!
"Woohoo!!! I'm so excited to see the new site! Good luck on the migration. "
Aug 18, 2016
BertG commented on Brett Ratner's page Help a Runner Prepare for Her First "Century" on a Bike!
"For mapping, the two I use are Google maps and www.plotaroute.com. Plot a route offers more information on distance and time. You can export GPX or TCX files.  On solo rides, to best fulfill or pass time, I just choose routes that have many…"
Aug 4, 2016
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Chainlink - Please Chime in on Our New Address
"Oh man, that's really exciting! Good luck on the transfer process. Which CMS will you be using?"
May 24, 2016
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Chainlink - Please Chime in on Our New Address
"I like this idea even more!"
Feb 22, 2016
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Chainlink - Please Chime in on Our New Address
"I like 1. thechain.link  It says it all there. "
Feb 22, 2016
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion 5 Things Cyclists Do That Are Perfectly Legal
"Really good information! Thanks to Yasmeen and Mike Keating!"
Feb 1, 2016
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion It's Cold, Dark, and Wet... How Do You Stay Motivated to Keep Riding?
"Another good route! I'm in the Ukrainian Village area, which would extend the loop another 10 miles approximately. I was looking to do about 20-25 miles right after work. I would actually like to use these routes during spring and summer! These…"
Oct 31, 2015
BertG replied to Yasmeen's discussion It's Cold, Dark, and Wet... How Do You Stay Motivated to Keep Riding?
"Thanks, Steve! Does this loop have decent lighting when it's dark?"
Oct 31, 2015

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
This IS the cycling community for Chicago. I want to learn more about cycling, how-tos, and maybe learn about some fun rides around town.
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