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Those orange bikes locked to the racks in Wicker Park are advertisements
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Mar 26, 2015.

Monday's weather
22 Replies going to be rainy all day, and then freezing in the evening.I seem to remember a day last November in which the Chainlink was full of people posting about how they had fallen on black ice. I…Continue

Tags: winter, bike, black-ice, weather

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Michael Ignacio Nov 24, 2014.

Winter Bike Shop Specials & Cleanings
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I'm thinking of signing up for Rapid Transit's winter bike deal ($175 for a deluxe tune-up + $5 bike washes for the duration of winter), but I'm wondering if anyone else has any experience with it or…Continue

Tags: bikeshops, winter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Haynes Sep 26, 2014.

2014 Perimeter Ride
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Is anyone currently planning the Perimeter Ride for this year? Anything I can do to help?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tominator Aug 21, 2014.


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David Altenburg replied to Mark's discussion LFT Separation Ardmore to Montrose
"I went running on the LFP yesterday, and I hit the detour going northbound. I saw one sign, and it told me to go right. I ended up running around Montrose Harbor, which certainly isn't the correct direction. I found this…"
Jun 25, 2018
David Altenburg replied to clp's discussion Winter Olympics
"The men's skiathlon! I won't say why in case anyone wants to watch the replay - which I recommend doing. One of the best races of any sort I've watched. "
Feb 12, 2018
David Altenburg replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"They're not "mushy" but they do transmit more road vibration than other tires I've used. When leaning in corners, they don't have the smooth feel of racing-oriented tires, but for a commuter bike, I don't find that to…"
Feb 2, 2018
David Altenburg replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"I'll add too the support for Marathons (Marathon Pluses to be specific in my case). In 5 years since using them, I've had 1 puncture, from a very long screw. (I've had 1 other flat, from a valve on a tube that was so corroded it…"
Feb 2, 2018
David Altenburg replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Aggressive Uber Driver
"Sorry this happened to you. These fucking Uber drivers are a menace. I've been a bike commuter for 5 years - potholes, polar vortices, heavy construction trucks haven't phased me, but the proliferation of Uber has had me questioning my…"
Dec 22, 2017

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I love to ride. I love to meet people who ride.

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At 6:17pm on June 7, 2013, Josh L. said…

yes, I have the pannier..glad to sell it.


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