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new level of shithead?
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some asshat decided to slash a bunch of bike tires parked near the metra station downtown.  here is mine.…Continue

Tags: crime

Started this discussion. Last reply by Irvin Steinert Nov 1, 2016.

Beach Cruiser Advice
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can anyone offer advice for buying a beach cruiser?  target has some that look super cool but I'm wary that they will ride poorly after not too long.  I can repair bikes fine and know enough about…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steph Sep 7, 2014.

wheelbuilder needed
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Anyone know a good wheelbuilder on the northside or in near north burbs.  even downtown could work.My brother rides 15 miles rt to work.  he was breaking spokes a lot so I had yellow jersey in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chitown_Mike Jun 18, 2014.

u lock jammed
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my onguard pitbull mini wont open.  it's locked to my bike downtown.   the key turns about 120 degrees but needs to go 180 to unlock.  i hit it with wd40 but no luck .  had been acting up for a while…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Sep 30, 2015.

 

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CJ replied to SkokieSurly's discussion Bike Lock Removed from Bike Rack
"dude, you gotta respect the dibs.   if you dont whoever called it will pour hot water on your bike and it will be coated in ice when you return.  or worse."
Mar 16
CJ commented on The Chainlink's blog post Snow Rides - Fat Bikes are a Fad
"Great article.  when i saw the headline i thought here we go again with a chainlink contributor telling us what we need to buy.... thanks for surprising me"
Mar 16
CJ replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Women More Likely To Be Killed In Bicycle Crashes Than Men, Officials Say
"size was my guess too.  though there were 6 deaths and it's difficult to draw any worthwhile conclusions from such a small amount of data.   plus one of the women appears to have been born a man so not sure which way she should be…"
Mar 9
Irvin Steinert replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"Yes, why does it have to be a robot? Could there be money to be made with bicycle parking garages?"
Nov 1, 2016
Jim Reho replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"Plus, what happens if it breaks down with your bike in there, as I'm sure would happen frequently in Chicago?  I prefer to keep it simple, myself."
Nov 1, 2016
CJ replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"pretty cool for sure.  but probably cost way more than buying a new tire and tube, or wheel, every few years"
Nov 1, 2016
gopack13 replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"I hate leaving my bike out in public view.  I'm just as concerned about senseless vandalism like this as I am with actual theft.  How awesome would it be to have one of these near Union and/or…"
Nov 1, 2016
CJ replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"I found a complaint about it online from a few years back. I've been parking there overnight and weekends for 3 years. By Ogilvy. This is the first it's happened to me. I've had a front wheel stolen, a skewer stolen and this. So not…"
Oct 31, 2016
notoriousDUG replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"Happens pretty regular. Be glad they weren't cutting spokes."
Oct 31, 2016
Anne Alt replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"Which Metra station?"
Oct 31, 2016
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"Is there a camera in the facility?"
Oct 31, 2016
Anne Alt replied to CJ's discussion new level of shithead?
"That's just plain evil."
Oct 31, 2016
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new level of shithead?

some asshat decided to slash a bunch of bike tires parked near the metra station downtown.  here is mine.20161031_093847.jpgSee More
Oct 31, 2016
CJ commented on Brett Ratner's page Five Spring Riding Essentials
"I know when the article is about things I "need" to buy, it will be written by brett ratner"
Apr 21, 2016
CJ commented on Brett Ratner's page If You Love Your Bike, Make It Future Proof
"I dont have a bike less than 25 years old and I've never had a problem getting replacement parts.  "
Mar 10, 2016
CJ commented on Brett Ratner's page 15 Things You Need On Your Commuter Bike
"all that repair stuff could just be replaced with a bus pass.  seems easier than trying to change a tire outside in january"
Jan 28, 2016

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