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Andy Moss 9.5
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  • Oak Park, IL
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FS: Kids' Specialized Hotrock 20" 6-speed

For sale is a kids' Specialized Hotrock with 20" wheels and 6 speeds.  Three kids learned to ride on this.  Apart from some battle scars, some of which are shown in the photos, it's in good shape.…Continue

Tags: 20", Hotrock, Mountain, Kids, Specialized

Started Sep 14

SOLD: Adams Trail-a-Bike Original Folder with 2 Hitches - $60

For sale is a black Adams Trail-a-Bike "Original Folder" (now called the "Original Folder One":  …Continue

Tags: child, bell, kids, trailer, adams

Started Sep 14

"You can kill anyone with your car as long as you don't really mean it" article

Thought I would put this out there.  The author's reporting and logic leave a bit to be desired--in particular the lazy suggestion that CM and RoS are the same--but the article speaks sympathetically…Continue

Tags: robert, vais, negligence, DUI, hamel

Started Jun 18

Super Cheap Mongoose Fat Bike at Wal-Mart
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This may be old news to some, but Wal-Mart sells a $200 Mongoose "fat bike," which looks more like a cheap cruiser with fat tires.  Though this could not possibly be a substitute for a Pug or the…Continue

Tags: Cruiser, Wal-Mart, Cheap, Steel, Mongoose

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Moss 9.5 Sep 30.


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Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"I think I saw that same guy on Monroe at the river - blew through a crowd of pedestrians who were properly crossing the street with the light.  "
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Frankie Equality Suda's discussion Bike parking
"+1   "
Oct 12
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Anne's discussion More anti-cyclist crying at the Trib
"I was being facetious, and I agree there are too many cars (because you're not stuck in traffic; you are traffic) but I don't take the lane unless there is not enough room to safely pass on the right.  The reason--besides that it is…"
Oct 7
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Anne's discussion More anti-cyclist crying at the Trib
"I had to drive to work today.  As I was sitting in a line of 20 other cars waiting to get through a stoplight on Lake, two cars passed on the right at high speed in a cloud of dust in the bike lane.  Two cycles of the stoplight later, I…"
Oct 7
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"West side report, in addition to the ongoing work on Washington: - Augusta is grooved and oiled for nearly two miles running east of Central in preparation for resurfacing.  Hopefully that will be completed soon--maybe already?--because…"
Oct 2
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Andy Moss 9.5's discussion Super Cheap Mongoose Fat Bike at Wal-Mart
"I spoke with a couple of people who said that if you swap the FW for more teeth and use wider bars, it's a pretty fun, low-maintenance curb-hopping cruiser, although it still weighs a ton (the tires are beasts, but that's a more expensive…"
Sep 30
S.Presley☠ replied to Andy Moss 9.5's discussion Super Cheap Mongoose Fat Bike at Wal-Mart
"I saw several at last fridays CCM."
Sep 30
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Illinois Awards Funding for Evanston & Oak Park Divvy Stations
"Based on the 2015 station map, Divvy is going to have to add additional stations on the West Side to make stations in Oak Park useful.  It looks like the closest Chicago Divvy stations will be Kedzie/Lake and North Ave/Central Park.  North…"
Sep 29
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Here is the more usual occurrence on Lake:   "
Sep 25
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"This is yesterday evening west-bound on Lake Street.  Three photos to show that this guy is driving, not parked, in the lane.  Definitely not a tourist.  And note the paucity of other car traffic.   This is a fairly common…"
Sep 25
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Freeda's discussion Changes to Washington Ave. bike lane?
"The lane was re-striped and widened east of Western Ave.  There are other markings on the street indicating other work is being done, perhaps door zone markers? The Washington bike lanes very, very badly need work between Laramie and…"
Sep 24
Andy Moss 9.5 and Chitown_Mike are now friends
Sep 24
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Divvy #BlackhawksBikes. PRIZES !
"I saw one yesterday.  The color scheme is really nice.  I think it looks much, much better than Chicago/BCBS blue.  IMHO."
Sep 24
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Tom Z's discussion 2014 Apple Cider Century
"This will be my fifth year on the ACC.  The different length routes are also easy to follow based on street marking alone.      It will be wonderful if the current weather forecast holds! "
Sep 23
Andy Moss 9.5 and Julia 3.5/7.5 mi are now friends
Sep 23
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion North Shore Century Sept 21, 2014
"Great ride. Really impressed. Challenging conditions today. Great meeting up with JAW, Jose. Julia, Stembolt and ChitownMike."
Sep 21

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Track, Divvy (bike share), Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Keeping on top of the local cyclist community, volunteering, daydreaming, etc.
About me:
Partner with a very, very big law firm. Habeas counsel to prisoners at Guantanamo. Adherent of the Bike+1 rule, symmetry afficionado and tinkerer.

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At 9:55am on February 17, 2014, The Grizz said…

   How much for the Panasonic &/or would you sell wheels separately?


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