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David Simmons
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  • Elk Grove Village, IL
  • United States
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David Simmons commented on Boxing Out Negativity's event Street Love Ride: Rolling Deep for Peace in North Lawndale
"Looking forward to this community event!"
Jul 28, 2020
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David Simmons is attending Boxing Out Negativity's event

Street Love Ride: Rolling Deep for Peace in North Lawndale at St. Agatha Catholic Church

August 15, 2020 from 8pm to 10pm
Please note: important Covid safety information at the end of the event description.Street Love Ride: Rolling Deep for Peace in North Lawndale Saturday, August 15, 2020 Community Expo 5pm to 8pm Ride 8pm to 10pm St. Agatha Catholic Church, 3147 W Douglas Blvd, Chicago Learn more here at our Eventbrite invitationPlease click here to volunteer for our Squad Ride…See More
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David Simmons updated their profile
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Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Hoping to connect with and learn from other Chainlink members on how we can improve conditions for cycling in Chicago and across the state.
About me:
I simply love to ride, mostly for transportation. Educating cyclists and motorists, encouraging others to ride more, and advocating for cyclists around the state is what I now do for a living. As of October 7th 2019, I am the new executive director of Ride Illinois!

A few other noteworthy details:
• certified as a League Cycling Instructor in 2009
• president of the Friends of Cycling in Elk Grove since 2012
• born and raised on the NW side, now living in the NW burbs
• life-long cyclist and bike commuter
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
My first bike:
A red Schwinn Stingray complete with banana seat!

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At 9:49am on January 2, 2015, Yasmeen said…

Thanks David! 

At 12:59pm on January 4, 2012, Terry Witt said…

Dave, good plan.  Will hop on 3rd car headed to Union Station on the 4:23 from Bartlett.  Will watch for you on the Itasca platform.

At 11:48am on January 3, 2012, Terry Witt said…

Dave, not sure how this works, but giving it a try.  Nice pictures.   Are you headed to Active Trans meeting Jan 18 or LCI meeting Jan 23.  Probably going and by Metra if I do.  Terry

At 11:14am on January 29, 2009, Steve said…
Yeah, I'm good at planning a bike ride, not always good at following through however. I need a cool ride photo like yours... Someone I knew took some nice photos last year but they were lost when his computer crashed.


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