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Anybody with a nice video camera want to help out a bike design startup on Saturday?

Hey all!  You've possibly already seen me gush about the Occam Cycle.This …Continue

Tags: standing, kickstarter, bike, folding, cycle

Started Sep 5, 2014

Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
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I'm super excited because some brilliant guys I know have finally released a kickstarter for a new type of folding bike they've been developing on and off again for the past three years :)…Continue

Tags: occam, kickstarter, bike, folding

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Sep 29, 2014.

[Not-bike-related] Does anyone have a cowboy hat I can borrow?
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I'm going to a friend's birthday party this weekend, and we are going to a country bar since she likes country music.  Even though I was born in Texas, I don't really have the proper attire.…Continue

Tags: pin, reflective, borrow, hat, cowboy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter May 17, 2014.

If ever I'm arrested, it will be for assaulting a pedestrian in the Dearborn PBL
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THAT IS ALL.(just kidding.  Assaulting a driver in the PBL is another tempting possibility)Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by notoriousDUG Feb 21, 2014.

 

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Christine (5.0) replied to S.Presley☠'s discussion did I hear right?...northside bikeshop broken into?
"I heard about this on another site, and it's tragic!  I really like Lakeshore Bikes, partially because they are close to me, and partially because they are really affordable.  I don't remember the exact prices, but I got my…"
Sep 25, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to A.K.A Paul's discussion Chicago's own BFF Bikes nominated for best women's/female-friendly shop at Interbike this week!
"And have you seen the bike bags at BFF? I bought this amazingly practical adorable pannier there, it makes me so happy."
Sep 12, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to A.K.A Paul's discussion Chicago's own BFF Bikes nominated for best women's/female-friendly shop at Interbike this week!
"This may surprise you, but stores do this thing called "selling stuff."  Stores want to "sell as much stuff" as possible.  So if, say, you start a beauty supply store in Lincoln Park, do you think you would want to…"
Sep 10, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to grayn8's discussion Friday frivolity - do you sing aloud while riding your bike?
"Oh gods yes.  Mostly at night, when I'm generally alone.  Les Mis and Irish drinking songs are my cycling jam!"
Sep 5, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Chicago is second city in Bicycling Magazine’s rankings
"The Second City is second?  Heck yes!"
Sep 5, 2014
Christine (5.0) posted a discussion

Anybody with a nice video camera want to help out a bike design startup on Saturday?

Hey all!  You've possibly already seen me gush about the Occam Cycle.This Saturday from 11am to 1pm the guys are going to be doing demo rides near the Adler Planetarium.  I was talking to one of them about whether they were planning to get some new footage to…See More
Sep 5, 2014
Mike McCune is attending Christine (5.0)'s event
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Occam Cycle Demo: Try out a standing, foldable bike at Adler Planetarium

September 6, 2014 from 11am to 1pm
Try out the newest Chicago-invented commuter-friendly folding bike!  The Kickstarter runs until September 4th.Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1458273357787721/1458279317787125/DNA Info Article:…See More
Sep 5, 2014
Christine (5.0) and West Town Bikes are now friends
Sep 4, 2014
BruceBikes replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
"h', I know there's a lot of wood in that photo, ...but sorry, no."
Sep 4, 2014
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
"An enclosed drivetrain to keep my pant legs from getting chewed up and an IRON MAN style briefcase to get it on the metra with and bring home groceries from the last train stop.  "
Sep 3, 2014
BruceBikes replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
"Saw this pic on the webz today.  Might we be on the threshold of a new saddle-less design trend here?"
Sep 3, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to mweerd's discussion Good spot for cutsom build
"I definitely suggest Smart Bike Parts, then.  You also get free beer :)"
Sep 3, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to mweerd's discussion Good spot for cutsom build
"Are you just wanting to get individual parts, and then have them put together?  If so, I'd probably suggest Smart Bike Parts on Armitage. Are you wanting an actual frame welded from scratch?  It will be pricey, but you could try Levi…"
Sep 3, 2014
Christine (5.0) replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
"Pst an international customer backed out of an early bird because they didn't realize it doesn't include shipping abroad (at least that's what the comments section indicates?) . So there's briefly another bike available at the…"
Sep 3, 2014
Tandemonium replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Kickstarter for a Chicago-designed folding bike
"The weight limit of 240 is impressive. Our folder is only 180 so yeah I voided that warrantee. I'd be curious to see how it handles with the smaller front wheel, looks like a 14" wheel. Ours feels really twitchy with 20" wheels...."
Sep 2, 2014
Christine (5.0) posted an event
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Occam Cycle Demo: Try out a standing, foldable bike at Adler Planetarium

September 6, 2014 from 11am to 1pm
Try out the newest Chicago-invented commuter-friendly folding bike!  The Kickstarter runs until September 4th.Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1458273357787721/1458279317787125/DNA Info Article:…See More
Sep 2, 2014

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What I ride:
Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
I learned to ride without training wheels when I was three and a half years old.

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