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Did the car industry pay for this "news" article?
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Brad Dworkin, a pedestrian, said cyclists are the ones who need to be more aware."They think somehow they are in the suburbs or nothing is going to happen to them," he said. "I guess the warning is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ernesto Lube Jun 24.

"Why Cycling Needs to Encourage Diversity"
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Important article from across the pond (and very relevant in the U.S. as well). When only "7 percent of London cyclists are from ethnic minority groups", it isn't representative when there is a "41…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Jun 25.

Man Sets Wire Booby Traps for Cyclists, Gets 20 Hours Community Service
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"A man who police say set up several booby traps across the Interstate 205 multi-use path with a friend in Southeast Portland was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation and 20 hours of community…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dries Kimpe Jun 20.

Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
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Dear Seasoned Chicago Cyclists,Please try to impart the patience and compassion you would have for a first time bike commuter. Having experienced the roll out in DC and already had one scooter…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago yesterday.

 

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ketoguychicago replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"Some earlier take-aways from the Portland experience, underscoring how micro-mobility helps solve the last mile problem of transit, and, reduces automobile use. A few excerpts, but I'll put in the whole link below. E-scooters are replacing…"
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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. Dept of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection pulling over a pedicab. I can't say I've ever seen a taxi pulled over, but for sure we have to ticket the pedicabs. Of course it's too much…"
Wednesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. I'm probably more shocked by the fact that the taxi (correctly) stopped in the traffic lane to pic up passengers, rather than illegally in the shared lane. Remarkable. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or…"
Wednesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"Let's hope so. Good luck."
Wednesday
Brian S replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"32 E 18th St Literally cut me off to get around stopped traffic, by using the bike lane as a slip lane. I was not able to safely stop in time to avoid rear-ending her vehicle. Just barely bumped her, enough to leave a black rubber scuff on her white…"
Wednesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or parking on bicycle paths or lanes prohibited. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive, unless entering or exiting a legal parking space, or stand, or park the vehicle upon…"
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"25 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"15 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"77 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"200 W Randolph St. 311 report submitted. Of course the numbnut municipal worker could park six feet to the left in the X'd area of the street. Too much work I guess."
Tuesday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"353 N Desplaines St. 311 report submitted. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or parking on bicycle paths or lanes prohibited. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive, unless entering or exiting a legal parking space, or stand, or park the vehicle upon…"
Sunday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"333 N Desplaines St. 311 report submitted."
Sunday
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"125 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted. F-cking Divvy."
Jul 12
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"85 W Harrison St. 311 report submitted."
Jul 12
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"225 N Franklin St. 311 report submitted. 9-40-060 Driving, standing or parking on bicycle paths or lanes prohibited. (a) The driver of a vehicle shall not drive, unless entering or exiting a legal parking space, or stand, or park the vehicle upon…"
Jul 11
Argonne69 replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"77 S Franklin St. 311 report submitted."
Jul 11

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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".

Yasmeen's Blog

Of Sweat and Sisterhood: The CANYON//SRAM Racing Zwift Academy

One of The Chainlink's favorite cyclists (and lifetime ambassador), Jasmin Welter shares her recent experience with Zwift. This indoor training program is a great way to stay motivated training indoors, improving cycling fitness. With snow and Arctic temps, now is an excellent time to jump on indoor training in preparation for a cycling season of centuries, bike camping, and/or…

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Posted on January 22, 2019 at 9:30am

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. I realized with the recent awareness of straw usage and one-use plastic containers, I still have a…

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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 Relief (a Chicago-based organization) will be in New York to celebrate…

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