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Alex James
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SOLD! Ortlieb Front Roller Classic Panniers
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The Golden Standard for panniers, these roll-closure bad boys are 100% waterproof when closed properly, are adjustable to fit almost any rack, and "lock on" to the rack for a secure hold. Closing…Continue

Tags: ortlieb, panniers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex James Nov 30, 2014.

FS Cycling specific Men's Wear; Chrome Hoodie and Betabrand Knickers

Hey gents and ladies buying clothes for their gents, for sale I have two pieces of really awesome, cycling specific men's wear that works well on and off the bike. I've come to prefer commuting in…Continue

Tags: clothing, Betabrand, Chrome

Started Nov 6, 2014

SOLD! 62cm Surly LHT with full fenders and racks
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BABE HAS BEEN SOLD! Thank you everyone for the suggestions, offers, and help in selling, and thank you to Eli Rix for being courteous, responsive, and an all around awesome dude. This is why I posted…Continue

Tags: Haul, Trucker, Long, LHT, for

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tricolor Nov 18, 2014.

AN UPDATE: An explanation, an apology, an extension of gratitude, and a new listing in the marketplace.
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Last Thursday, the 25th, was the day I was suppose to set off for Seattle. I had my panniers all packed and mounted to the racks on my bike, my tent rolled up bungee corded to the rear rack, my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by MagMileMarauder Sep 19, 2014.

 

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Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion FS Chrome Sentinel Backpack
"Thanks for your message, unfortunately this bag is long gone! "
Sep 4, 2015
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion FS: Ortlieb Front Roller Classic Panniers
"Anddd they're sold! Thanks everyone! "
Nov 30, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion FS: Ortlieb Front Roller Classic Panniers
"The chrome bag has been sold, and I've edited my post to focus on the surprising final item; a pair of ortlieb panniers!"
Nov 30, 2014
Alex James replied to Vitaliy's discussion Moving on
"Hey man, are you on reddit? If you don't get any hits here, r/bikeshop, crossposting to r/fixedgearbicycle and r/chibike may give you a bit more hits-it's been surprisingly awesome for selling stuff. If what I just said makes NO SENSE,…"
Nov 25, 2014
Alex James replied to Zach Alukos's discussion Roadbike for Sale
"Hey Zach, I've been noticing your posts over the past week, and while you've found a good place to try and sell your bike, your posts may start coming off as spammy. You've posted the same bike three times, with (literally) little…"
Nov 25, 2014
Julie Hochstadter replied to Alex James's discussion Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!
"I have 2 in orange that are amazing.  I highly recommend anyone looking for extremely waterproof well made panniers to consider them.  I got mine about 4 years ago at Tati's in Hyde Park and they are still hold up beautifully in nasty…"
Nov 24, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!
"Kevin, that's a very good point. I'm so use to seeing them in yellow, it's hard to fathom they come in other colors. Thanks for that perspective! "
Nov 23, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!
"The Revelate frame bag has been sold, and the Chrome Bag and handlebar mirror are spoken for but not sold yet. I'm surprised no one has put an offer in for the Ortliebs-what gives? I know REI is having a massive sale right now on them…"
Nov 23, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!
"Both sets of lights have been sold! I still have the ortliebs, chrome rack bag, and revelate frame bag available! "
Nov 21, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!
"Frame pump has been sold! "
Nov 20, 2014
Alex James is now friends with Dovah Cat and Alistair Stewart
Nov 19, 2014
Tricolor replied to Alex James's discussion SOLD! 62cm Surly LHT with full fenders and racks
"Good show, the racks alone were worth a third of the price."
Nov 18, 2014
Alex James posted a discussion

Commuter Goodies FS: Panniers/bags, lights, and accesories, oh my!

The Golden Standard for panniers, these roll-closure bad boys are 100% waterproof when closed properly, are adjustable to fit almost any rack, and "lock on" to the rack for a secure hold. Closing strap conveniently doubles as a shoulder strap off the bike. The color, while banana in shade, is not super obnoxious, and along with the reflective accents, will help you be seen. Each pannier holds 12.5L, for a grand total of 25L. One of these is great for a change of office clothes, lunch, and a…See More
Nov 18, 2014
Alex James replied to Alex James's discussion SOLD! 62cm Surly LHT with full fenders and racks
"Bike has been sold! And Lee Roy, thanks for the bump ;-)"
Nov 16, 2014
Lee Roy replied to Alex James's discussion FS: 62cm Surly LHT with full fenders and racks
"TOTAL STEAL! I will take credit for the sale, bumping it with my unsolicited advise."
Nov 14, 2014
Dave Grossman replied to Alex James's discussion FS: 62cm Surly LHT with full fenders and racks
"Excellent!  This is a steal and glad it isn't going to get broken up.  "
Nov 13, 2014

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
My passion for the bike, my love for Chicago, and my interest in meeting fellow riders brings me here!

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At 1:36pm on November 13, 2014, Deet 4.5mi said…

it is all good, thanks man. Look forward to hearing from you.

 
 
 

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