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The Golden Rule of Cycling : A Primer

Background Reading Those orange bikes locked to the racks in Wicker Park are advertisements (ChainLink Forum) Orange Bike Marketing Effort Creates Buzz in Wicker Park, Both Good and Bad (PDF) Summary It turns out that a ‘buzz campaign‘ for a new private […]

Chicago ChainLink Forum Is Broken!

Change Is Permanent

Background Reading Reply by Juan 2-8 mi. 10 hours ago Julie, I’ll never forget the time I was reprimanded for posting pictures from the World Naked Bike ride 😉 Change is permanent… Happy trails to you. Welcome Yasmeen! Summary As […]

Two enthusiastic supporters of self-propelled transport. (Flickr Photo by State Library of Victoria Collections)

Riding Shirty

Jamie Lincoln Kitman JUN 12, 2012 Source: Car Talk Just because you’re on a bike doesn’t mean you own the road. What is it about riding a bicycle that brings out the self-righteous creep in so many of my fellow […]

Head Up Ass The 'Church of Urban Cycling Prayer Position'

The Glass Ceiling Of Respect

Background Reading ‘Walk your bike on the sidewalk’ sting operation…I got a ticket as did others (ChainLink) Summary ChainLinkers are nothing if not melodramatic. They recently got their knickers in a twist when the police started handing out tickets to them […]

Lipstick On A Pig

ChainLink : Watching the 1950s Unfold Again…

Background Reading ChainLink : Helping The ‘Aged’ To Understand (BeezodogsPlace) ChainLink : Why So Few Female Moderators? (BeezodogsPlace) ChainLink : Look ‘White Smoke’ From The Vatican! (BeezodogsPlace) ChainLink : Spinning The Indefensible… (BeezodogsPlace) So do we even have any form of moderation here? (ChainLink) Summary […]

The Well-Deserved Ticket

ChainLink Whiners : A Well-Deserved Ticket and a ‘Corrected’ Definition

Background Reading ‘Walk your bike on the sidewalk’ sting operation…I got a ticket as did others Posted by Asper K on September 3, 2014 at 6:05pm Corner of Michigan and Monroe..last couple of blocks before lakefront path.Just wishing they would pick a […]

The Red Chili Chicken Sausage from Hot Doug's. — Michael Walker, for the Chicago Tribune, March 31, 2004

An Even More Disturbing ‘ChainLink Revelation’

Background Reading Yet Another ‘Happy’ ChainLink Forum User… (BeezodogsPlace) Summary It is difficult to know whether any of the information being sent to me is accurate. But if it is true that our ‘brothers‘ of the ChainLink Forum have been sending […]

Yet Another ‘Happy’ ChainLink Forum User…

Background Reading So do we even have any form of moderation here? (ChainLink) So That Others May Keep Their Hands Clean… (BeezodogsPlace) Something In The ChainLink Forum Moderator’s Response Makes No Sense… (BeezodogsPlace) The Carpenter and the Lens Maker (BeezodogsPlace) Summary Yet another email […]

Head Up Ass The 'Church of Urban Cycling Prayer Position'

So That Others May Keep Their Hands Clean…

Background Reading American Experience . The Murder of Emmett Till . Special Features | PBS (PDF) So do we even have any form of moderation here? (ChainLink) Summary Today we have another set of responses to the kerfuffle on the ChainLink Forum: […]

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Something In The ChainLink Forum Moderator’s Response Makes No Sense…

Background Reading ChainLink : The ‘Good Ole Boy’s Club’ (BeezodogsPlace) Lee Diamond reached into his ‘spin doctor bag‘ to provide an answer to a question posed by notoriousDUG: Reply by Lee Diamond 3 hours ago Personally, I have no interest in […]

Pig Riding Bicycle - Rough Sketch. by © George Coghill Pro Feb 23, 2011 dribbble.com

ChainLink : The ‘Good Ole Boy’s Club’

Background Reading Reply by Nikul Shah 5 hours ago Ok, I understand that this is a difficult and thankless job. And I generally agree with your guiding principles. In the interest of transparency, can you please explain why one individual […]

Head Up Ass The 'Church of Urban Cycling Prayer Position'

So do we even have any form of moderation here?

Background Reading So do we even have any form of moderation here? Posted by notoriousDUG on August 28, 2014 at 3:53pm So after the amazing shit show that was Gabe and Michelle crapping all over the message board here I think it […]

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Yet Another ‘Melt Down’ at the ChainLink Forum

Background Reading Think of this as a Missed Connection. (ChainLink) Chainlink’s Bullies, Trolls – What to do? (ChainLink) Summary This was the week when at least two of the threads on the ChainLink Forum ‘blew up‘. I tried to memorialized the one […]

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We have some trolls and bullies on ChainLink : Really, You Think So?

Background Reading Chainlink’s Bullies, Trolls – What to do? (ChainLink) Posted by Nikul Shah on August 27, 2014 at 1:20pm As some of you may know, we have some trolls and bullies on CL. Beyond caving to their demands, derailing threads, or ignoring […]

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The Urban Cycling Community Should First, Police Itself!

Background Reading Cars in bike lanes #enforce940060 (ChainLink) Insights into Driver Behavior (ChainLink) How Can We Get Enforcement on Clark Street Bike Lane [Southbound in am] (ChainLink) Summary Busybodies of the world, come join the ChainLink. It is not that there are no […]