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Casey Carnes
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Commuter Bike for Sale - Alfine 8 - $500
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2009 Giant Seek 1 for sale. Has about 3000 miles of love on it. I'll measure the size, but I'm 5'8" and its comfortable, could probably go 3-4 inches either way.Alfine hydraulic disc brakes - new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elsbeth Cool Jul 27, 2013.

Surly Cross Check Frameset - Velo Orange Fenders - Paul Cantilevers - Tires
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Sorry to see her go, but I finally accepted the fact that I'm not going to experience a growth spurt in my late twenties, and its just too long for me. 54cm (56 eff. TT) frameset with stainless 45mm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Casey Carnes Jun 2, 2013.

Bendix Kickback Hub for Sale - Yellow Band $40
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Hub is in good working condition, although It could probably use some fresh grease.  The rim isn't mark for size, just Schwinn Approved, I think its a Schwinn S-6?.  Rim has some deeper corrosion,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James BlackHeron Apr 2, 2013.

tires, wheels, etc.
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Roval Fusee SL 25 700c wheelset - 2011- less than 200 miles, true, take-offs from a new bike I replaced wheels on.  Shimano casette hub. $800 new, asking $300 Bendix kickback (yellow band) with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Casey Carnes Nov 16, 2012.

 

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Casey Carnes replied to Marianne Swanson's discussion Selling my Schwinn Paramount
"Paramount cycles in good + condition seem to do very well on the EBay,  check the completed sales for similar bikes to yours.  "
Mar 25
Casey Carnes replied to Duppie's discussion Shimano PD A-520 Pedals; Does the entire platform support your foot?
"I have used the A520, A530, and A600. I currently use the A530s (Similar to the MKS Urban) on my commuter/camping bike because I ride with street shoes sometimes.  I don't recommend them or those MKS pedals on a bike you are going to put…"
Mar 9
Casey Carnes replied to Duppie's discussion Help me win $250 in Road Holland gear
"Getting closer to losing, or winning,  I'm not sure...  Good luck! "
Mar 8
Casey Carnes replied to Juan Boyce's discussion Inner Tubes
"Schwalbe tubes do seem to hold air better than any other tubes, except maybe Michelin.  Enough so that I try to avoid QBP or any budget tubes. "
Mar 6
Casey Carnes replied to David's discussion Clipless pedals: Crankbrothers Candy 2 or Shimano PD-M530?
"I would recommend either the A520 or A530 (or A600).  All are lighter than the M530s with the same quality, and the A-530 has a platform side.  I use the A530s on my touring bike, its nice to be able to ride in your extra street shoes or…"
Feb 24
Casey Carnes replied to Gene Tenner's discussion A big crash in Oregon means big problems on the North Side
"From the CPSC website; the crash couldn't have been too big with only one minor injury reported. Incidents/Injuries The firm received 95 reports of brakes failing in the U.S. One minor injury was reported in the U.S. and another in…"
Jan 21
Casey Carnes replied to Mike Weez's discussion Brooks bike saddles. Are they worth it?
"I agree.  WTB Speed V for the commuter, all my other bikes get fancy saddles... "
Dec 19, 2013
Casey Carnes replied to Tim Heckman's discussion Winter 27 x 1 1/4?
"I've had good luck with the 27 x 1 1/4 marathons in the winter.  Run them at lower pressure when it gets slick out.   They aren't studded but you really only need studded tires a handful of days a winter in chicago thanks to…"
Dec 18, 2013
Casey Carnes replied to Eli's discussion Mounting bottle cages without bosses
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Nov 20, 2013
Carter O'Brien replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"It's a privatized boat house on public land, so given past such monkey business: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/worse-than-we-thought/Content?oid=1109867 "Latin gets a nice little return on its investment: exclusive use of the…"
Oct 22, 2013
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"Is there any basis for your fear that the public will be banned from using the launch? I've been following this story and haven't seen any mention of a ban other than comments here, nor have I ever seen a similar ban at similar community…"
Oct 22, 2013
Carter O'Brien replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"Assuming they don't ban the public from using the launch, I plan on getting a cart so I can bring a kayak there by bike.  But first I need a kayak..."
Oct 22, 2013
Liz replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"I didn't realize that $40-$50 was a major investment, especially since even the cheapest kayaks are at least a few hundred dollars.  For those interested google's satellite view from farther away shows the new structure and zoomed in…"
Oct 22, 2013
Tim Norris replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"Cameron... I have not yet attempted a launch. Even though the floating dock is very low, I have a difficult time launching alone without the boat being grounded. I'd prefer to drive down the main path between the structures in protest than…"
Oct 22, 2013
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"Tim Have you tried launching your kayak there since the construction fencing came down? Looking at the sidewalks and ramps it looks like the new dock would be easy to access from the parking lot using one of those wheel sets that straps to the…"
Oct 22, 2013
Tim Norris replied to Casey Carnes's discussion Clark Park Boathouse Discussion
"Tim... There was a paved bike and emergency vehicle path along the south end of the plot from the parking lot to where the the paved bike path comes out of the woods. You could carefully pull up to there and back (north) down to the water... Drop…"
Oct 22, 2013

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Cruiser, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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At 1:23pm on April 15, 2013, Apie (10.6) said…

Thanks for contacting me,  lets somehow hang again soon.  Congrats on your engagement! Say hi to Theresa

 

-Andy

At 4:59pm on April 11, 2012, Amy Dee said…

How's it going, Casey? 

I'm excited about RAGBRAI. My team has a refurbished school bus and is made up of people from Iowa, Nebraska, and the 'burbs.

I haven't gotten into racing, but went to the Half Acre women's ride a few weeks ago. The Gapers Block crits sounded fun, but Cat 4 filled up within minutes. I need my miles, so I'm going to check out the other racing teams' training rides, as well. 

Just bought a CX bike, so might hit up that sport in the fall.

At 2:33pm on July 1, 2011, Vondo said…
1pm Saturday, Sunday I'll be working. If you can't meet up then, maybe Monday?
At 2:05pm on July 1, 2011, Vondo said…
Hey casey, yeah I got busy with work, sorry about that. Yeah I'm going to the Kozy's on mikwuakee and belmont to look for some shoes. I should be up there around 1pm. Want to met up then?
At 11:14am on June 23, 2011, Vondo said…
I am on the southwest side but I went to grade school right by there on waveland and oakley! I don't know what your schedule is like, maybe tomorrow after work I can drop it off I have a couple errands to do up that way
At 10:56am on June 23, 2011, Vondo said…
Hey Casey, if you look on their site its the Sage Plaid worsted wool one, size large but it has elastic band so you can probably fit it even if you don't gave a giant melon like me. I will gladly hand it over for a pint of beer.
 
 
 

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