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ISO: Bags, generally!
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Looking for a new handlebar bag/seat bag as well as a hip pouch or the smaller version. Cash,…Continue

Tags: hip, pouch, messenger, bag, handlebar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caiken May 18, 2017.

**FOUND** Kryptonite Key on Grand Ave 10/3 Monday evening

Heya folks! Riding down Grand this evening, I spied a bike lock key in the lane and put it in my pocket. Does it belong to you or a friend? Looks to be a newer gen u-lock, please send me a note if…Continue

Started Oct 3, 2016

Boulevard Lakefront Tour is back -- and we need you!

Sad to think the summer will be coming to a close, but to celebrate Active Trans' 30th Anniversary, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour will be returning on August 23 to give participants another chance to…Continue

Tags: volunteering, august, 2015, tour, lakefront

Started Jul 13, 2015

Help out fellow commuters during Bike to Work Week Pit Stop and Closing Party!
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Happy and chilly Friday to the Chainlink!Chicago's Bike to Work Week and Bike Commuter Challenge are just around the corner: June 15th through 19th. Active Trans is seeking volunteers to help out at…Continue

Tags: volunteering, pit, stops, week, work

Started this discussion. Last reply by Caiken Jun 7, 2015.


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Caiken replied to Jim Reho's discussion Bike thieves, one of the lowest forms of life
"Odd and slightly cruel rhetoric around real human beings aside, I find the outrage and presented pain about this that I've experienced from the outside very interesting. But as someone who's about to go wander one of the last tradeshows…"
Feb 22
Caiken replied to Samuel Diaz's discussion Entry level touring bike
"hiya samuel! I have totally been where you're at and am also going to just give you the age-old-adage: you can tour on anything, and you really can. So! Just remember that. And given the trends in "bikepacking", etc etc, there are a…"
Mar 5, 2018
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"Oof, so many end of year and transitional feels, I could make the longest list! So I'll try and keep it to the recents:  Big! Marsh! Park! I feel so honored I got to be a part of this process to make it what it is and what it will be…"
Nov 22, 2017
Caiken replied to sleutho's discussion Lawyer Recommendations for Bike/Car Crash Issues
"hey! have you called the crash support hotline by any chance? can be useful.  Definitely call an attorney! Mike Keating at Keating Law is an avid supporter of the community…"
Nov 17, 2017
Caiken replied to JeffB's discussion JUMP bikes in Chicago?
"there was just a TON of coverage about how this is going down on Streetsblog, link:  "To address this, the group is partnering with the dockless electric bike-share company Jump Mobility, which sponsored the launch event, to bring…"
Nov 8, 2017
Caiken commented on Yasmeen's blog post I Moved To A New City, Now What?
"One of my favorite bloggers/cycling advocates worked for WABA a few years ago -- they used to have a rad WTF arm, so I hope that's still the case!"
Nov 6, 2017
Caiken replied to Ed Fuhrmann's discussion New Bike Rack at ALDI. Should we be thankful... or insulted?
"dude, what's your damage? there's no need to grocery shame here, jeez. i'm actually guessing this has something weird to do with class, but come on, knock it off."
Oct 30, 2017
Caiken replied to MeganK's discussion Advice for Secure Bike Rack/Storage Solutions for Apartment Building (~13 Bike Capacity)
"I was sort of forced to lock my bike in an unsecure area for a long time (or, pseudo secure, it was outside with locked gates, etc., and somewhat hidden and i HATED it. I would try and keep it in the locked basement, but even then, I worried. So my…"
Oct 19, 2017
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Favorite Rides And Events from Summer? *SIGH*
"Haters gonnna hate, I had a BLAST at Tour De Fat!"
Oct 13, 2017
Caiken replied to Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer's discussion Suzy Schnauzer R.I.P.
"Oh, Kathy, I'm sorry to hear it. She brought a lot of joy to so many. "
Sep 19, 2017
Caiken replied to Jenna Caldwell's discussion Stolen Bianchi San Jose at California and Logan on 8/31
"bah, dude, i'm so sorry. check the swap tomorrow! and hit up bike index! good luck to you"
Sep 1, 2017
Caiken commented on The Chainlink's blog post Trip Report: Bike Duluth Festival & MTB Clinic
"@Lisa, it is sort of ridiculous how beautiful it is! And I would highly recommend biking there--the trails are just fantastic. Fingers crossed I get back before snow flies!"
Aug 18, 2017
Caiken replied to Siobhan Dodds's discussion Need advice on a good year round commuter bike for Chicago
Aug 17, 2017
Caiken replied to James Liu's discussion Found bike
"Did you hit up Bike Index by any chance? They're all over reuniting."
Aug 8, 2017
Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion Pet Peeves Among the Pedals
"OOF you deserve alllll the cold refreshments for carrying that education weight. I went looking for a good gif, but there were too many. +1 billion."
Aug 7, 2017
Caiken replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"I was out toward the central/north part (north of rosemont, south of Central) last Sunday and it was pretty dry and fine (mosquitoes) but I'm wondering if anyone has any odds on how southern portion will be tomorrow? I'd like to get out…"
Aug 4, 2017

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Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
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Shameless wearer of headphones as I pedal. Sometimes boots too.
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