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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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Infrastructure Can Make a Difference Between Life and Death

Before I jump into this, yes, I do very much believe we need to be careful and defensive cyclists. Some of the most helpful advice I receiv…

Started by Yasmeen in Bikes and Bicycling

0 6 hours ago

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

143 7 hours ago
Reply by Yasmeen

Das Damen Deaths

I heard from bike store of two deaths on Damen near United Center, those scary five blocks where cars speed. I've been taking that stretch…

Started by SlowCoachOnTheRoad in Bikes and Bicycling

21 on Thursday
Reply by ketoguychicago

Bicyclist, 70, hurt in hit-and-run Palatine crash

Police are searching for a motorist who drove away after striking a 70-year-old man on a bicycle Sunday in suburban Palatine. The driver al…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 24

Tell Congress: Give public transit the same amount of funding as roads

Public transportation is critical to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, improving public health, dismantling barriers to opportunity, e…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 23

Bike thefts jump during pandemic

Bike thefts jump during a pandemic: ‘It’s a huge problem’ Police have seen about a 6% increase in thefts this year, while the Chicago Stol…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 23

Mary Wisniewski?

Whatever happened to Mary Wisniewski? She did transportation writing for either the Sun-Times or the Tribune. She frequently attended the M…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

2 Nov 17
Reply by John Greenfield

Bicyclist killed in Aurora hit-and-run: police

The man was hit by a vehicle about 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Montgomery Road and White Eagle Drive, according to a statement from…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 16

75-year-old cyclist killed in Cicero crash

Efren Avitia was biking about 10 a.m. near 31st Street and Austin Boulevard when he was hit by a vehicle, according to the Cook County medi…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 16

The Future of The Chainlink

There comes a time when you realize what you are doing is not working. The Chainlink is not working in its current format and I need to ack…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

21 Nov 14
Reply by Matt M. 18.5KM

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