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The Grumpy Cyclist Thread
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give "grumpy" cyclists a place to grump with/at each other about all topics that annoy ;-)Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by P.J.C. Sep 14.

Request for Help (for Sun-Times)
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In a follow up on the powerful editorial (that may have had something to with some of the construction barriers getting removed), they have asked for our help (specifically, The Chainlink!!)!Do you…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt Aug 22.

A Member of Our Community Needs Our Help
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A kind, giving, and generous member of our community needs our help. Kristen Green, founder of Ghost Bikes Chicago has been there for so many. If you are able to, please help her with her…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bike Lane Uprising Aug 10.

Chainlink Bar Nights
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The team has been hinting we need to bring these back so I'm hoping you can make some recommendations on good locations for bar nights? New brew pubs? Tap rooms? Preferably places that serve food if…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by V W Aug 23.

 

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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"768 N Milwaukee Ave. 311 report submitted."
59 minutes ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"29 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"107 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
5 hours ago
Eric Pounder replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
""Police said the Uber driver had just dropped off a passenger and was sitting inside his car in the 100 block of West Elm around 2 a.m. when Hicks rode up on a bike while pointing a handgun at him. Hicks’ motive is not clear as he then…"
5 hours ago
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"175 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"125 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
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Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"131 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Monday
Tricolor replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"When I moved to Chicago the intersections at rush hour had police directing pedestrians and  traffic with the lights. There's a lot more gridlock these days."
Sep 14
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"That's great. I noticed that they closed the northbound bike lane on Dearborn near Van Buren, but they had put up orange construction signs warning motorists that bikes had the right of way in the left traffic lane. At least they've made…"
Sep 14
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Chicago *really* needs to implement the "Box" like New York. A vehicle caught in the box when the light turns gets a $115 fine. Of course, if they enforced it like they enforce the no parking in bike lanes law they'd wind up with…"
Sep 14
Robert C. Finley replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Semi or more than semi related on the topic of cranky, angry or unhelpful members of CPD. Chicago Tonight did a segment on the 12th. "Study: Civilian Complaints Can be Used to Predict Future Police Misconduct" Pardon is this is straying…"
Sep 14
Robert C. Finley replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Happy Friday one & all. Old news to some I'm sure. They're hardening the Dearborn north/south bicycle lane south of zero/zero addresses east/west north/south. This shot this morning 7 am - they're replacing the plastic spikes…"
Sep 14
Tricolor replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"You trust people a lot more than I do, and I ride Dearborn every now and then when I can't face the prospect of going through Navy Pier/beach traffic."
Sep 14
P.J.C. replied to Yasmeen's discussion The Grumpy Cyclist Thread
"Similar jagoff behavior occurs on Randolph east of State St. Dude stands in the bike lane all day blindly waving any possible motorist into the garage, narrowly missing cyclists, and often causing the car to have to wait for people walking on the…"
Sep 14

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Mountain, Track
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Looking for more opportunities to ride bikes, meet people, keep riding. :-)
Did a friend invite you? If yes, add their name here.
Julie H.
My first bike:
1976 red, white and blue Huffy

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At 9:19am on March 30, 2018, Ben C said…

Thanks for having me! Wish we had something like the Chainlink when I was living in LA.

At 2:30pm on February 8, 2017, Megan Lee said…

Thank you, Yasmeen! :)

At 6:03pm on January 5, 2015, Jeff Markus said…

Yo Yasmeen,

Welcome to the 'management' of da' 'Link. AQs a complete re4creational and commuter cyclist allow me to say it is nice that you bring a broad based expereiance of pedalling to the reins of our humble net home...

I look forward to the future with you at the head of the pace line.

Jeff

At 9:56am on January 2, 2015, Christian said…

You are most welcome, happy cycling in 2015

At 9:39pm on January 1, 2015, David Simmons said…

Congrats Yasmeen! Here's to continued success for you and the Chainlink.

At 6:48pm on December 30, 2014, Christian said…

Congratulations! :)

At 2:29pm on December 30, 2014, Megan B said…

Congratulations on the new position, and thanks for taking on this new role.  Best of luck!

At 2:21pm on December 30, 2014, Bill W. said…

Congratulations...let me know if I can help in any way!

At 1:05pm on December 30, 2014, JustWill said…

Yay! Congrats!

At 12:41pm on December 30, 2014, Mike Murray said…

Always look forward every week to the Chainlinks...  I look forward to seeing what you can do...  don't forget there are still some of us Luddites who just getting the hang of the "computer thing".

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Ride Report: 2018 Chicagoland Tour de Cure

By William Nedza

When we heard about this year's challenges, I asked if we could have a "rider report" to share their experience. The person I had in mind is Chainlink member, William Nedza. Every year Bill has so much enthusiasm,…

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Posted on July 27, 2018 at 12:30pm

Biking Green: An Interview with Maria Boustead of Po Campo

Recently, after moving to D.C., I decided to "go green" as much as possible. So I stopped taking Lyft rides, replacing them with an around-town Linus and I replaced my bus trips with a Brompton for my daily commute.…

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Posted on June 6, 2018 at 11:00pm

Help Celebrate The First Ever World Bicycle Day

World Bicycle Day is "a global day officially recognized by the United Nations to celebrate the power of bicycles".

Rides and events are planned through out the United States and World Bicycle…

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Posted on May 31, 2018 at 5:53pm

I Moved To A New City, Now What?

Having recently moved to Washington, D.C., I am quickly discovering not all bike cities are created equal. The flats of Chicago and the lakefront have been replaced with the hills of D.C. My flatlander legs are stubborn and I’ve begun looking closely at…

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Posted on November 5, 2017 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

 
 
 

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