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Stolen bike - Custom Fuji Classic 2012 - Stolen from inside Cycle Smithy.
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Hey all, today I had my bike stolen for the first time.. i don't have serial numbers or photos because i just built it on tuesday and didn't get a chance to document anything.some brazen fellow came…Continue

Tags: park, lincoln, track, fuji, stolen

Started this discussion. Last reply by zerofivenein Apr 19, 2013.

move along.
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nothing to see here.Continue

Tags: courier, street, messenger, unsanctioned, race

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Mar 19, 2013.

a question for framebuilder-y types.
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i'm interested in learning to poke frames at some point. (in the near future if i'm so lucky.)i figure it's more cost effective to destroy old beater frames than it is to potetially waste new…Continue

Tags: framebuilding

Started this discussion. Last reply by djm Jan 3, 2013.

Is there anything similar to Wolfpack Hustle in Chicago?
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http://wolfpackhustle.com/ Or even open training rides?All my fast friends live in Wisconsin and none of the group rides I see/join ever seem to be all that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tank-Ridin' Ryan Jan 1, 2013.

 

Does this make my chainring look fat?

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Bikes N' Roses

Through a new youth-led bike cooperative APNC youth leaders are creating leadership and job opportunities for youth in our community by teaching professional skills like bicycle maintenance and repair. In its effort to promote biking as a cleaner cheaper mode of transit, Bikes N' Roses will hold regular mobile bike clinics at local parks and community institutions to teach cyclists how to repair their own bicycles.Bikes N’ Roses es una organización sin fines de lucro dirigida por jóvenes en…See More
Aug 17, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion Stolen bike - Custom Fuji Classic 2012 - Stolen from inside Cycle Smithy.
"police report number's HW239570."
Apr 19, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion Stolen bike - Custom Fuji Classic 2012 - Stolen from inside Cycle Smithy.
"i did that initially (http://chicago.stolenbike.org/node/193859), and got a police report, and also have many of the local shop people, messengers, and deliveryfolk keeping an eye out as well."
Apr 19, 2013
Tank-Ridin' Ryan replied to zerofivenein's discussion Stolen bike.
"File a report in the Chicago Stolen Bike Registry: http://chicago.stolenbike.org/"
Apr 19, 2013
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Stolen bike.

Hey all, today I had my bike stolen for the first time.. i don't have serial numbers or photos because i just built it on tuesday and didn't get a chance to document anything.some brazen fellow came into cycle smithy, walked downstairs, cleverly waited for everyone to be busy helping customers and walked off with my wheels. my bike was inside the shop leaning against another mechanic's bike in front of a parts counter.rumor has it he was a 6'1-6'4 late-teens early twenties black male wearing an…See More
Apr 19, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"good to know. i followed your advice before posting this topic, and have already figured out my route, date, and have a group of people slated to ride. this topic isn't really a "is anything interested in making this happen" thread,…"
Mar 19, 2013
David Barish replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"Good advice.  Publicly post that its a joke and anybody who wants to contact you can do so by PM rather than in public.  Me?  I'm old, chickenbleep and slow.  "
Mar 19, 2013
Paul Fitz, Scrabblor replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"oh no, I thought the damen derby was going to be the race that hinged on the mid ride feat of eating the texas donut delight at huck finn!  Now it just sounds silly."
Mar 19, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"that's the plan, i mostly posted it here in case there were any fellow friendly courier types that would want to give it a go in as safe a manner as possible. and i didn't want to keep it toooo underground so the really seedy overly…"
Mar 19, 2013
Juan Primo replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"I suggest you keep this as underground as possible then.  Lots of dentists and Pinarellos on this forum."
Mar 19, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"i sincerely appreciate the warnings and horror stories. and i mean it. post more of them or more info on them as you find them if you can. i'm showing the links and articles to the people involved so they too know exactly what it is that…"
Mar 19, 2013
globalguy replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"Nuff Sed. Matthew Manger-LynchThursday, 28 February 2008Age: 29 More details here..."
Mar 19, 2013
Brendan Kevenides replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"That's cool.  Just know what you're getting into: http://www.mybikeadvocate.com/2010/06/tale-of-alleycat.html"
Mar 19, 2013
Lanterne Rouge replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"I was just going to say that. I don't think any person with common sense would agree with what he was quoted as saying. It doesn't matter if you're a pedestrian, cyclist, or even another motorist - you've made a poor choice by…"
Mar 19, 2013
Juan Primo replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"I rode some of the Tour d'Chicago races in 2008, and yeah, it was just as dangerous as Chuck Goudie said.  I'll admit with much guilt that we were a danger to ourselves and others.  Totally.  There was a pack mentality when…"
Mar 19, 2013
zerofivenein replied to zerofivenein's discussion unsanctioned road race...
"well, if you're a dummy and you run red lights, you also run the risk of getting hit. mark said it best. don't be an idiot and risk life and limb for something insignificant. i'm not encouraging idiocy. i recommend people be…"
Mar 18, 2013

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, My job involves biking
About me:
i build, modify, and ride bikes... just like everyone else.
and i guess i do art sometimes too.
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http://ef-nein.deviantart.com

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