"I'm surprised nobody has mentioned BikeForums.net
+1 to Sheldon Brown. It's a great reference, I especially like his Raleigh resources.
Park Tools help site
Amazon Commuter Store
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
Bike building, sailing (recreational and offshore racing), iceboating are my current passions. Retired Curator of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago now teaching history of photography at Columbia College and writing more books on the subject.
Were you riding south from the Loop on the Lake Front path with a Burley cargo trailer in the snow on December 22? If so, Hey!
I'm the guy that stopped and waited at the bend around Oakwood. As I continued on I was wondering "what other nut cases are commuting south on a night like tonight" and after remembering all your great photos and the Hyde Park connection, thought you might have been the other "nut case."