Think mini-flash mob on two wheels on the West Side. This group is for local spontaneous meetups with fellow riders. If you live in Humboldt Park, Ukrainian Village, Logan Square, Wicker Park, Bucktown etc, you're in!See More
Calling all foodies, gastronomes, and gluttons alike! I'm proposing a monthly get-together that rides to a destination that offers delectable comestibles. Destination decided by the group. Initial ideas are Pizza Art, Hero's, Smoque. Endless options!See More
"I am so happy with the Rei jacket i got, but it has a hood. totally water and windproof, pitzips, a little stretchy, covers my butt really well. works really well for layering. but yeah the hood is a little annoying, except for when it comes in…"
"you know whats great about your link? it doesn't answer my post. give it a rest, i got it. Leah pointed out some posts, i did search prior to my post, and didn't get what i was looking for. Let's move on shall we?"
"I recommend SPD for city riding. Set them to disengage with little effort. Also, I recommend getting tennis-shoe style shoes with cleats set into the sole, so that you can walk on them easily.
On my commuter I use $50 SPD pedals from nashbar.com…"
"If you are going to be riding any serious distances e.g. 60 miles or more I would recommend getting a cleat with a larger footprint on the shoe than the SPD's. Although Shimano SPD's work well for urban uses and do make the task of walking…"
"I will agree with Spike. I started using Crank Bros. eggbeaters a couple of months ago and will never go back. I also have Bontager MTB Race shoes and they are comfy on and off the bike. The whole setup cost me about $160. Money well spent in my…"
"There is no need to be a jerk everytime you post something VD. You don't need to come along and berate people for not obeying the forum rules when that has already been pointed out, and you don't need to do it while ignoring the other…"