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Event Organizers During a Pandemic

This has been a challenging time for us. The Chainlink loves group rides, getting out on the bike, hanging with friends. During a pandemic,…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and TopicsLatest Reply

Crash support service gets a makeover

Hey folks, wanted to let you know that we recently made some tweaks to our crash support service for people who have been in a crash while…

Started by Active Transportation Alliance in Chicago Cycling News and TopicsLatest Reply

Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee Diamond in Bikes and BicyclingLatest Reply

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Kitting out an old frame…

He all, been a minute since I have been by.  I have an old frame and fork set that I like and want to make it mine. Any tips on the foolish…

Started by Tim S in Bikes and Bicycling

1 yesterday
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2021 Is this site / group still in existance?

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Started by Donald P Kingston in Bikes and Bicycling

5 on Saturday
Reply by Matt M. 18.5KM

Cargo bike looking for new home - 750

Backstory: This is a bakfiets style cargo bike, handmade by the original garage cargo builder, Tom Labonty, in Portland. Each bike he made…

Started by Jordan M S in Marketplace

0 on Friday

Strava / GPS Art (Chicago)

Curious if anyone has done any cool Chicago-area art? It's near impossible to find much on Google for our city streets, especially cycling…

Started by DerferMark in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

16 on Friday
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So I am contemplating taking a bike camping trip to Skydive Chicago. I hear if you purchase a dive you can camp on premises for free. I hav…

Started by Daniel Villarreal in Bikes and Bicycling

2 Jun 14
Reply by Daniel Villarreal

weekend indoor bike parking in the Loop, summer 2021

On Saturday, July 3, 2021, two of us are riding into downtown Chicago.  We're going to be there from mid-morning to mid-afternoon before we…

Started by Richard J. Fromstein in Bikes and Bicycling

3 Jun 14
Reply by Richard J. Fromstein

Tragic news

Started by Bill P in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jun 13

Truck Driver Who Killed 5 Cyclists Is Sentenced to 40 Years

Jordan A. Barson, 45, was under the influence of methamphetamine when he plowed into a group of cyclists on a Nevada highway in December, p…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

2 Jun 13
Reply by Jim Reho

Kevin Clark, ‘School of Rock’ actor and drummer, killed riding bicycle in Avondale

Kevin Clark, who played drummer Freddy “Spazzy McGee” Jones in “School of Rock” and was still playing with a Chicago-area band, was being r…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

12 Jun 11
Reply by John Greenfield

New Year New Rides

I am thinking about maybe starting a couple of social rides to try to reconnect with old friends and make news ones. I'm seeking input and…

Started by ______ido______ in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jun 7


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