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Yes another best route question
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Looking to go from from North/Harlem to Kedzie/I290?And to throw another wrench in there, this would be a ride from early rush hour, around 1 to 2, to a return trip around midnight to early morning…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ad Jan 5, 2017.

Stolen Bike - Parlee Altum-R
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This is a gent I've ridden with before, he JUST got this bike a couple of months ago if even that.  It is a rare gem and will standout.  [quote]STOLEN BIKE ALERT. My bike was stolen this morning from…Continue

Tags: red, di2, atrium-r, atrium, parlee

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan A Stein Aug 28, 2015.

North Branch Trail new curve at Oakton/Caldwell
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Anyone taken the NBT and rode the new curve?  They basically made the turn radius not as aggressive (guessing people went flying into the trees) but it is frickin' sloppy as hell.  Bumpy and looks…Continue

Tags: bad, form, NBT, trail, branch

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Z Mar 16, 2015.

Sprained ankle, braces, and riding
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So I haven't ridden in over a week due to a high ankle sprain when going for a run last Monday.  The swelling has gone down and I can hobble about without much pain and I don't have to wear my…Continue

Tags: commuting, while, hurt, brace, sprain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Feb 27, 2015.


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Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Wanted to get more informed about cycling specifically in Chicago as well as meet other local riders who are passionate about riding in this wonderful city.
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
Miles Talty
About me:
Bred and born Chicagoan. I use cycling to lose the spare car tire that has formed around my mid-section.

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At 7:44pm on August 27, 2014, Tandemonium said…

...still owe you winter cycling tips.

At 4:53pm on August 22, 2013, OLB 0.1 said…
At 1:37pm on August 22, 2013, Lisa Curcio said…

Hope you enjoy the Chainlink!  Welcome.

At 1:33pm on August 22, 2013, Serge Lubomudrov said…

Welcome, Mike!



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