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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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For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!

Almost five years ago I got this Colnago. It's beautiful. I barely fit it and I'm nervous to ride it because I am a little tough on my bike…

Started by Jaik S. in Marketplace

4 yesterday
Reply by Jaik S.

ratcheting shoe buckle compatibility?

Hello.  I've got a pair of Bontrager shoes (circa 2013) that are in great shape except the ratcheting buckle broke on one of the shoes.  I'…

Started by David S. Kato in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jan 8

Paris by Bike

Pedaling across the Seine on a sunny day is a peak experience. How did the City of Light become a city of cycles? PARIS — I used to conside…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Jan 6

How far you've ridden in 2020

Not far, just around the block.  Slippery where it wasn't shoveled well. I just wanted to be first to start this discussion.

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

159 Jan 4
Reply by David Barish

Winter trail and road conditions 2021

Where’s the scary ice? It’d be good to have a place to report these things, especially after snow and freezing rain. Lake Front Trail, Majo…

Started by SamK in Bikes and Bicycling

3 Jan 3
Reply by SamK

“ The US wasn't equipped for 2020's cycling boom. Its failures stem from a century of leaving bikes behind.”

“The pandemic forced cities to remold their streets to give more room to pedestrians and bikes, but it also thrust their longstanding lack…

Started by Yasmeen in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jan 3
Reply by Matt M. 18.5KM

Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago

Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago Greatly reduced traffic opened up streets to cyclists like never before. Biking was a…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

4 Jan 3
Reply by Patricia Unsinn

How far you've ridden in 2021

23.4 after the Weather Be Damned ride. extrapolation for 2021: 8541! Bob Kastigar you did the same thing as last year? i'm open to someone…

Started by bobweiser in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jan 2
Reply by bobweiser

New Midnight *Merauders* bike group formed (no, not the old Midnight *Marauders* group)

Great minds think alike! There's a new Midnight *Merauders* late-night bike group in Chicago: https://www.talkhouse.com/best-of-2020-into-i

Started by John Greenfield in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jan 1
Reply by curt(is) locke

How far have you ridden in 2021?

Not far, just around the block. Slippery where it wasn't shoveled well. I just wanted to be first to start this discussion.

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

1 Jan 1
Reply by curt(is) locke

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