The Chainlink Website Needs a Tune Up!

A fundraiser to update, Chicago's social network and one-stop shop for cyclists. Go bikes!
raised of $15,000 goal
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This campaign started on Nov 16 and closed on December 31, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
Flexible Funding
Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on December 31, 2012
Select a Perk
  • $10USD
    Beginner Rider Level

    Pump Your Tires! You'll be thanked with a special sticker package, made for this campaign, including We Are Traffic, Put The Fun Between Your Legs and one of those rare Chainlink stickers. They are all waterproof so feel free to show off on your helmet or top tube!

    31 out of 1500 claimed

  • $25USD
    Daily Commuter Level

    Adjust That Saddle Height! We will thank you with a Chainlink t-shirt! Choose from one of three colors and sizes from children's small to adult XXL. We will contact you for your color and size preference.

    68 out of 1000 claimed

  • $50USD
    Year-Round Cyclist Level

    Fix That Flat! Get an autographed copy of the book Where To Bike Chicago, a bicycle coloring book and the sticker package - A Family Pack! For more info on the book visit:

    18 out of 250 claimed

  • $100USD
    Wrencher Level

    Build That Wheel! A winter cycling cap produced specially for this campaign hand-made by Chainlinker Erin Rensink of KozeyPrery. Caps made of recycled material. Choose your size: newborn to adult XL!

    11 out of 100 claimed

  • $150USD
    Home Mechanic Level

    Replace That Chain! JERSEY TIME! Choose a polyester full zip short sleeve Chainlink jersey designed by Ross Felten OR a wool full sleeve Chainlink jersey. Pictures here -

    19 out of 150 claimed

  • $200USD
    Apprentice Mechanic Level

    Redo Those Brake Cables! Cycling bag extravaganza! Choose your favorite style of the Po Campo Loop Pannier or a co-branded Chainlink-WIG Couch Crasher Messenger Bag. Both companies are owned by Chainlinkers and bags are designed by them as well - The WIG messenger hand sewn by Isaac too! See pictures of bag styles here:

    4 out of 100 claimed


    Master Mechanic Level

    Replace That Bottom Bracket! One awesome Madrax Mini-Advocate bike rack available for your home or place of business. There's only one, so get it quick! See a picture of the beauty -

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $500USD
    Master Pit Crew Level

    Hand Build Those Wheels! Can't decide which perk you'd like? Get all the gifts from the levels above. You'll save $150 over contributing to each perk individually! This doesn't include the bike rack since we only have one.

    1 out of 50 claimed


    Master Powder Coater Level

    Custom Powder Coat: Celebrity Tour Extravaganza! Private ride, lunch and conversation regarding the future of Chicago's transportation with Randy Neufeld OR Private bike ride with Jerome McDonnell, ending with a tour at the WBEZ station. Invite 5 friends or co-workers to join. Lunch is included. Check updates when each ride is claimed here - If you claim this prize, you will coordinate a date that works for both of you.

    2 out of 2 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Custom Bike Builder Level

    Custom Bike Build! The Ultimate Celebrity Bike Tour. Private bike ride for you and up to 5 friends or co-workers with Chicago's Commissioner of Transportation, CDOT, Gabe Klein. Lunch included. We'll also thank you with all perks from levels 1-7. If you claim this prize, you and the commissioner will coordinate a date that works for both of you.

    0 out of 1 claimed

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