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Construction on the Skokie Valley Bike Path (October 2021)

I've seen this on the Des Plaines River Trails Facebook page, and I thought it would be good to advertise it also on the Chainlink (given a…

Started by Marco Verzocchi

2 Sep 27
Reply by David Barish

City looks to add 100 miles of bike lanes by end of 2022

Chicago Department of Transportation will spend $17 million over the next two years to add bike lanes across the city, with a focus on the…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Sep 23

After CVS Denies Bicyclist COVID Test, Some Urge Test Sites To Allow People Without Cars In Drive-Thrus

“This is part of a pattern where access to important health care is a lot harder with people who don’t have cars," bicyclist Jeremy Glover…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Sep 21

E-bike etiquette: Respect the rules of the road (and trail) with these tips

The pandemic has come with many disruptions — not all of them bad. One example is the spike in popularity of electric bicycles, which are l…

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Sep 20

Fermi Lab

Good news for those who like to ride thought Fermi Lab on the bike path.  They've repaved over all of the old cracked asphalt!  I cut throu…

Started by George Schick

10 Sep 17
Reply by Brett Miller

Bicyclist dies in Lawndale hit-and-run

Jason Hardt was riding in the 700 block of South Independence Boulevard when he was struck. A bicyclist died in a hit-and-run crash Sunday…

Started by Bob Kastigar

2 Sep 15
Reply by David Barish

312RiverRun Trail Finally Complete

312RiverRun Trail Finally Complete As Officials Unveil Bike, Running Path Under Rebuilt Irving Park Bridge The complete trail connects thre…

Started by Bob Kastigar

1 Sep 14
Reply by John Greenfield

Swedish Day Ride

Trying to get info about the Swedish Day Ride on Sept. 12, 2021. Their web site is not working. Anyone know if there will be registration o…

Started by Peter DG

1 Sep 13
Reply by Bob Kastigar

GoFundMe launched for bike advocate Chris Didato, critically injured by SUV driver

Sad news about longtime Critical Mass rider, transportation advocate and community activist Chris Didato.

Started by John Greenfield

0 Sep 3

Bicyclist, 70, killed in traffic accident on Museum Campus Drive

A 70-year-old man bicycling downtown was killed in a traffic accident Monday afternoon. At about 5:20 p.m., the cyclist was heading north…

Started by Bob Kastigar

4 Sep 3
Reply by John Greenfield



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