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What's this doing in the bike lane?

Share your pics, videos, streets, stories of what you find in the bike lane of the non-bike variety that has an impact on your ride and/or…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

3432 Dec 9
Reply by Bob Kastigar

Trainer for 20" Dahon Folder

Seeking info or recommendations for indoor trainer that will take a Dahon with 20" wheels. Not much luck on Google except in the UK. Thank…

Started by Greg Valent in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Dec 4

In the spirit of Giving Tuesday... bike related fundraising for a great cause!

The Chainlink racing and riding team is racing AfterGlow and is raising money for Blackstone Bicycle Works and West Town Bikes. Two great c…

Started by Yasmeen in Chicago Cycling News and Topics

0 Dec 2

Go left of parking buses

I'm so tired of seeing bikers try to out-right a bus that's heading to a bus stop where they can get squooshed (a good bus driver will typi…

Started by SlowCoachOnTheRoad in Bikes and Bicycling

3 Nov 29
Reply by N It 2 Win It 2.0

Recycling old helmets

FYI I guess I'll do what that article recommends: -Trash the strap -Recycle the plastic shell and strap lock…

Started by SlowCoachOnTheRoad in Bikes and Bicycling

0 Nov 28

Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side

The man, 40, was riding a bike westbound on 67th Street about 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Chevrolet Impala in the intersection with Stony I…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

26 Nov 23
Reply by curt(is) locke

Was It Just Me?

Yesterday evening, when I tried to go to The Chainlink I was getting security warnings about improper credentials for the site.  The link a…

Started by Jim Reho in General Discussion (not bike related)

13 Nov 22
Reply by Donald P Kingston

City falls behind in expanding protections for cyclists

With the recent deaths of 3 cyclists, advocates say Chicago needs to recommit to building more protected lanes and installing side guards o…

Started by Bob Kastigar in Bikes and Bicycling

8 Nov 21
Reply by Bob Kastigar

1993 or so Specialized stumpjumper

Hi folks, I’ve got a vintage specialized. I’d rather not see it go to the junk heap because I LOVED this bike for much of my race riding. S…

Started by Sharon O in Bikes and Bicycling

19 Nov 20
Reply by Sharon O

Get a clue! and a light!

I mean I can't see you as I'm riding, cars have enough trouble "seeing" us and it's not that expensive.Front and rear cat eye lights $30 I…

Started by Mike Zumwalt in Bikes and Bicycling

65 Nov 19
Reply by David P.



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