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Route recommendations near the IL/WI boarder?
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Folks:I'm looking for a route recommendation near Kenosha, WI, for a group ride I'm planning.25-30 miles, trails or side streets preferred.Roads are OK, as long as they are safe and not busy.Any…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by JeffB Apr 11, 2014.

2014 Tour de Cure kickoff event

Take the ride of your life and help raise money for diabetes research, education, and advocacy!Join us at the 2014 Tour de Cure kickoff event.DATE: Tuesday Evening, March 4th LOCATION: The Clubhouse-…Continue

Tags: diabetes, tourdecure

Started Feb 12, 2014

Reader cycling sunglasses?
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This is a follow on to my previous question about prescription cycling sunglasses.So I decided…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Dec 6, 2013.

Prescription cycling sunglasses?
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Folks:Does anyone know of an optometrist in the NW suburbs that carries prescription cycling sunglasses?I need to get a pair ... and don't feel comfortable ordering that kind of thing online.  I need…Continue

Tags: sunglasses

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Gibbs Oct 22, 2013.

 

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David Gibbs commented on The Chainlink's blog post 2018 Chicagoland Tour de Cure
"GO RED RIDERS, RUNNERS, & WALKERS!"
May 25
David Gibbs commented on Yasmeen's event Chicagoland Tour de Cure
"Join Team RED Chicago!"
Apr 30
David Gibbs is attending Yasmeen's event
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Chicagoland Tour de Cure at RiverEdge Park

June 10, 2018 from 6:30am to 4pm
When: Sunday, June 10, 2018Where: RiverEdge Park, 60 North Broadway Street, Aurora, IL 60505Routes: 12, 30, 63 & 100 mile cycling routes, 5K timed run, 5K walkRegistration Fee: $30.00Fundraising Minimum: $250.00Contact: Christina Manelli / chicagotour@diabetes.org /312-346-1805 x6568Website: www.diabetes.org/chicagotourDescription: Join the American Diabetes Association (ADA) at the 2018…See More
Apr 30
David Gibbs is attending Bill Nedza's event
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2018 Tour de Cure: Chicagoland at RiverEdge Park!!

June 10, 2018 from 6am to 4pm
Many Roads. One Purpose.The Chicagoland Tour de Cure is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion as you to fight diabetes and its burdens.All riders, runners and walkers will be treated to lunch and a fantastic celebration party at RiverEdge Park for all to enjoy. The Tour de Cure is bigger and better than ever with options for everyone.See More
Feb 1
Terry Jarbe is attending David Gibbs's event
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2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure at RiverEdge Park

June 11, 2017 from 5:30am to 4pm
Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event. It's a life-changing event. A day full of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone: occasional riders, families and experienced cyclists. Route Distances range from 10, 20, 35, 62, or 100 miles and every route is supported…See More
Jun 10, 2017
Bill Nedza commented on David Gibbs's event 2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure
"There's still time to RIDE, DONATE, or VOLUNTEER!!!!!"
Jun 8, 2017
David Gibbs commented on Yasmeen's blog post 2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure
"Team RED Chicago has reached it's $70,000 goal and now is working on getting to $80,000!"
Jun 6, 2017
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Jun 1, 2017
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May 18, 2017
David Gibbs is attending Joseph D Trexler's event
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Udder Century Ride at McHenry County College

June 4, 2017 from 6am to 10am
The 35th Annual Udder Century will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2017.  Location: McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012.  Check-in starts at 6:00 AM and ends at 10:00 AM (100 milers must…See More
May 4, 2017
David Gibbs is attending The Chainlink's event
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MB Bike the Drive at Lake Shore Drive

May 28, 2017 from 6am to 11am
Registration is now open!!MB Bike the Drive is Chicago's kickoff to summer! With Chicago recently being named the #1 bicycling city in America by Bicycling magazine, what better way to celebrate than with a ride on the city’s crown jewel roadway — Lake Shore Drive. So grab your bike and enjoy almost 5 hours of car-free riding on Sunday, May 28th.  Proceeds benefit Active Transportation Alliance’s work…See More
May 4, 2017
David Gibbs commented on Yasmeen's blog post 2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure
"Unlike many fundraising rides ... training for, and participating in, the Tour de Cure can only help Red Riders (those who participate in the event who have diabetes) control their condition. GO RED RIDERS!"
May 4, 2017
David Gibbs might attend David Simmons's event
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Busse Woods Night Ride at Busse Woods Boat Ramp

September 9, 2017 from 6pm to 11:30pm
The 3rd annual Busse Woods Night Ride takes place on Saturday September 9th. The Friends of Cycling in Elk Grove, Friends of the Forest Preserves, and Forest Preserve District of Cook County are planning and hosting this exciting fundraiser. Minimum age is 12 years old. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE A HELMET AND HEADLIGHT. Headlights will be available to purchase during registration. Mechanics from Village CycleSport will be on-hand for minor bike repairs. This is NOT a race! Participants will…See More
May 2, 2017
David Gibbs liked David Simmons's event Busse Woods Night Ride
May 2, 2017
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2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure at RiverEdge Park

June 11, 2017 from 5:30am to 4pm
Tour de Cure is more than just a cycling event. It's a life-changing event. A day full of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone: occasional riders, families and experienced cyclists. Route Distances range from 10, 20, 35, 62, or 100 miles and every route is supported…See More
Apr 27, 2017
David Gibbs liked David Gibbs's event 2017 Chicagoland Tour de Cure
Apr 26, 2017

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Distance, Social
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Cycling friends
About me:
I'm riding a metric century (100km / 62 miles) in the 2017 Chicago Area Tour de Cure to raise money for Diabetes research and education! Sponsor me by visiting http://chainlink.ridewithdavid.com. Thanks!

I'm a volunteer for the Chicago area Tour de Cure and captain of Team RED Chicago (http://teamred.chitour.org).
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.geekyramblings.net
My first bike:
Schwinn Pixie

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