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Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
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Hey y'all. Delurking with meager expectations and secret hopes. My beloved Speedster was stolen last night (1/28) between about 5 PM and 7:30 PM in front of UIC's College of Urban Planning and Public…Continue

Tags: bike, Stolen

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Jan 30, 2013.

Direction etiquette or lost cause?
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As is the cliche, long-time lurker, first-time caller. Recently, lots of people are riding bikes which is you know, mostly great and exciting and there's so much to talk about with your bike work…Continue

Tags: loop, the, etiquette, ways, one

Started this discussion. Last reply by James BlackHeron Jun 23, 2011.

 

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Caiken replied to Yasmeen's discussion BFF Bikes - New Bike Shop Opening in Chicago this March Geared Towards Women
"WOW it only took TWO HOURS for a friendly cycling community mansplainer to show up! Brava! Any other trolls coming to play?  Also Vanessa, my friend in Oakland CA sent me a link to you guys via my other friend Genevieve at Velo Joy!…"
Jan 10
Caiken replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Hey Ladies! What are your biggest pet peeves as a woman cyclist?
"does your equality mean that I can jump into all the male-dominated bike threads and mansplain to them to explain why patriarchy sucks super bad instead of how awesome my new TT componentry is? because you're taking a thread asking for lady and…"
Sep 27, 2013
Caiken replied to Active Transportation Alliance's discussion Hey Ladies! What are your biggest pet peeves as a woman cyclist?
"Oh man, I didn't even have to go through all of the pages to happen upon the first obnoxious misogynistic mansplaining. Good to know that bike culture will continue to be patriarchal forever. but really, I mean, look at this thread. I hope that…"
Sep 27, 2013
Caiken commented on Sam Juicebox's photo
Jun 21, 2013
Caiken might attend Michelle Stenzel's event
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Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting - MBAC at City Hall- Room 1103

March 13, 2013 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Please join us at the next Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting. The agenda usually contains news and updates from CDOT staff members, and an opportunity for questions and input from the public. What: Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council (MBAC) MeetingWhen: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Where: City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Room 1103See More
Mar 8, 2013
Caiken is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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Chicago Bike Swap 2013 at UIC Physical Education Building

March 9, 2013 from 10am to 5pm
We're expecting thousands of people at the Chicago Bike Swap on Saturday, March 9, 2013.The new space at UIC’s Physical Education Building in the West Loop is even bigger than last year’s, and will feature vendors, presentations and entertainment.Leave a bike you want to sell and your cell phone number at the bike corral. We’ll call you when someone’s ready to buy, while you check out the rest of the event.There will be bike safety activities for kids, presentations on bike advocacy and chances…See More
Mar 7, 2013
Caiken replied to Caiken's discussion Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
"Thank you so much, everyone! I definitely need that shirt. And yep, Howard and Kevin have been great. Just filed my report with UIC police. If I have a second I'll probably head to Maxwell and or Ashland Swap, but I'm not holding my…"
Jan 29, 2013
Julie Hochstadter replied to Caiken's discussion Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
"she did.  Caiken, good luck.  We'll be on the lookout. "
Jan 29, 2013
Caiken is attending Brad's event
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Tour de Brandon/Tour de Juicebox at Ceres Cafe

February 1, 2013 at 7pm to February 2, 2013 at 1am
Brandon Bernier was a good friend to many of us as well as the Chicago cycling community.  He tragically passed away on January 21st after a car accident.  He was active with a few group rides including FBC, Midnight Marauders, and Point 83.  Please help us remember him as we hit a few of his favorite spots in the city.It will Start at Ceres Cafe 141 W. Jackson Blvd at 7pm. And it will end at Diversey Harbor. There will be stops in between, we are trying to keep a balance between indoor stops…See More
Jan 29, 2013
Dave D replied to Caiken's discussion Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
"that sucks Any chance you have renter's insurance? sometimes they cover these things."
Jan 29, 2013
Anne Alt replied to Caiken's discussion Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
"Sorry to hear it.  Have you posted this theft on the Stolen Bike Database yet?"
Jan 29, 2013
Will replied to Caiken's discussion Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa
" Carmen, hope you get your bike back. BTW, I'm in there somewhere with the lustful gluttons. "
Jan 29, 2013
Caiken posted a discussion

Stolen! 2011 Scott Speedster Contessa

Hey y'all. Delurking with meager expectations and secret hopes. My beloved Speedster was stolen last night (1/28) between about 5 PM and 7:30 PM in front of UIC's College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Hall, 412 S. Peoria, within sight of the UIC Halsted CTA Stop and many other bikes on racks. She straight up vanished, lock and all, and as I was inside at a meeting I have no idea what happened. Kryptonite Series 1 lock to front wheel and frame. The frame is covered in stickers and has…See More
Jan 29, 2013
Caiken is attending Katie Leisner's event
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Chicago Bike Swap at Pulaski Park Field House

March 3, 2012 from 10am to 5pm
Spend your Saturday with hundreds of other cyclists from across Chicagoland at the Chicago Bike Swap!Shop for parts for your bikes, great gear or stop by our bike corral, to get a new bike or “swap” your old one (for $5/bike)!  We’ll also have great informative presentations, bike games, delicious lunch for sale and hot coffee.Admission is $5 at the door for Active Trans members, $10 for non-members.  No need to purchase tickets in…See More
Mar 2, 2012
Caiken is attending Steven Lane's event
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Bike Winter Art Show at Gala Gallery

February 24, 2012 from 7pm to 11pm
Chicago's bike community never ceases to amaze us with their unbridled creativity and dedication to all season cycling. Bike Winter's 15th Anniversary Art Show looks to be fittingly awesome, join us at the opening party to mingle and get a chance to add your input on the city's bike plan. Design Charrette Chicago Streets for Cycling Plan 2020 The Bike Winter Art Show will be one of the last opportunities to provide city planners with valuable public input on which side streets are selected to…See More
Feb 24, 2012
Caiken replied to Kevin Swanson's discussion Chicago Bike Angels - Let's start this!
"I've been told I have a nice-ish face. I'm down!"
Jan 13, 2012

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Shameless wearer of headphones as I pedal. Sometimes boots too.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://riotsandhonors.tumblr.com

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