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"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 Dave Grossman Jun 3.

FS - Raleigh Retro 16 Kids' Cruiser - $85 - SOLD

2011 Raleigh Retro 16This is a classy kids' bike.  My daughter learned to ride on it and then promptly outgrew it.  It was used with training wheels most of the time, and has thus been lightly used.…Continue

Tags: juvenile, purple, cruiser, junior, training

Started May 19

CRAIN'S: No Grant for Divvy Expansion to Evanston, Oak Park
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Gov. Quinn denies $3 million grant to expand DivvyThe Quinn administration has denied an application by the city of Chicago for a $3 million grant for Divvy, puncturing a hole in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's…Continue

Tags: bikeshare, CDOT, IDOT, Emanuel, Quinn

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish May 23.

 

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AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"My office is in the same building and I would see Dan at least once a week in the bike room.  I was surprised to learn that a number of my coworkers also knew Dan either from yoga classes at the gym or the bar at Rivers.  One of…"
Aug 15
AM 9.5 replied to Haddon's discussion Zombie Movies Never Have Bikes
"Good choice.  Surly ECR as well. Wondering, however, whether 26" wheels would be better if you're going to be foraging for spare tires and tubes?    "
Aug 13
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"And bikes.  Robin Williams was a huge bike guy as well.    "
Aug 13
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"Sadly, Dan's co-workers have been informed by the police that the body recovered this morning was Dan. Raising a glass.  "
Aug 13
AM 9.5 replied to Joe Guzzardo's discussion Robin Williams
"I am amazed by all the photos of Robin with his bikes.  I've seen several on FB from bike shops where he made a purchase, and the LBS people posting the photo always note his graciousness and love of the sport.  "
Aug 13
AM 9.5 replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Good commuting panniers?
"I have used a set of Timbuk2 Tandem Panniers for a few years.  They are water resistant, meaning the fabric itself is waterproof, but they don't have a roll-top to keep water out.  In light to moderate rain, they keep everything dry…"
Aug 12
AM 9.5 replied to Skip Montanaro 12mi's discussion Good commuting panniers?
"I have two of these without the OYB label.  I like them a lot for light around-town stuff, and they look sharp.  Downsides are they don't hold a lot of stuff and they tend to rattle against your rack on rough roads because…"
Aug 12
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"It's completely unhelpful to speculate what may or may not have happened. "
Aug 12
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"I was sitting with him before he got up to take the pitcher to the other table.  I would see Dan about once a week or so in the bike room in our office building.  Terrible tragedy.  "
Aug 11
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"I agree.  Although Dan was probably in good shape, 2 miles out is a long way away from shore, and there was wind out of the west this weekend.  In typical Dan fashion, his bikes are covered in stickers and have quite the patina…"
Aug 11
AM 9.5 replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"His fixed gear is still locked in the bike room at work (our offices are in the same building).  He often rides a Kona single speed, a Raleigh Competition or a red Torker around town.   I hope this news is wrong.   "
Aug 11
AM 9.5 replied to Haddon's discussion Zombie Movies Never Have Bikes
Aug 8
AM 9.5 replied to Adam Brown's discussion What's the best way to get to the lakeshore from the West Loop on a weekday morning?
"Washington is still somewhat crowded but significantly better than Jackson.  Jog over to Randolph when you hit Michigan."
Aug 7
AM 9.5 commented on Mark Trulock's group RAGBRAI
Jul 27
AM 9.5 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Have a Little Sympathy for the Sidewalk Cyclists
"To the guys in suits riding on the sidewalks in the Loop between 12 and 1, when 90% of workers are getting lunch, um, no."
Jul 16
AM 9.5 replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Questions for you winter commuters
"I would stick with the 26 wheels and invest in the widest mudgards that will fit your frame.  Keep the winter muckety-muck off of you and most of your bike.  I have never used studded tires, and I have used a number of different tires,…"
Jul 14

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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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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