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COMMUTER BICYCLES RECALL - 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles
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DETAILS: 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Len Krietz on Tuesday.

Ambulance on the Lakefront Trail this morning
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I appears that a young woman was sitting on the ground this morning with paramediccs and an ambulance. I hope she is OK.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by pelotom Jul 19.

Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
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I googled this and some say yes and some say no. I dislike airing up my tires (I have three of them), and the caps for me are an annoying waste of time. I have ridden for a year with one tire with…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Moss 9.5 on Saturday.

What’s causing the latest wave of cycling deaths and serious crashes?

In the past 30 days in Chicago, two bicyclists died and at least 11 eleven were injured.For the full article go here:…Continue

Started Jul 14

 

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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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yesterday
Gene Tenner replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Repainting the LFT
"I have emailed the Park District and have not received a response as yet. Our advocate Active Transportation Alliance has nothing on their site. You would think they would be all over this by helping their members though this mess."
yesterday
Gene Tenner replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
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Tuesday
Len Krietz replied to Gene Tenner's discussion COMMUTER BICYCLES RECALL - 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles
"Possible fatigue cracks in fork at axel. "
Tuesday
Gene Tenner replied to SlowCoachOnTheRoad's discussion Any good readings on biking for transportation in the old days?
"The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking" Posted by Bob Kastigar on January 15, 2015 at 3:13pm in General Discussion (not bike related) Send Message   View Discussions 100 years ago, if you were a…"
Monday
mike w. replied to Gene Tenner's discussion COMMUTER BICYCLES RECALL - 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles
"Fork axle?"
Monday
Gene Tenner posted a discussion

COMMUTER BICYCLES RECALL - 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles

DETAILS: 2010-2012 Cannondale Bad Boy and Bad Girl commuter bicycles. They were sold in black. Only bicycles with date codes beginning with P, Q and RB through RL are included in this recall. The date code is located on the bottom of the bicycle fork. The frame is matte black. A Cannondale decal can be found on the downtube.WHY: The bicycle’s fork axle can crack, posing a fall hazard.INCIDENTS: The firm has received 30 reports of the bicycle’s fork axle cracking, including a report of a fall…See More
Monday
Andy Moss 9.5 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"The knurled valve stem nuts are are great (and great looking) as spacers for fender installation."
Saturday
Irvin Steinert replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"The correct answer to the very specific question of "necessity" is: NO Do they help the average user/cyclist to leave them on the bike?: YES Do they help "significantly"?: NO (or yes if you are anal retentive - see Freud) Do they…"
Saturday
Irvin Steinert replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"LOL awesome!"
Saturday
David H replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"Haven't you read the rules by Velominati?  See rule No. 60. http://www.velominati.com/the-rules/ 60. You are not, under any circumstances, to employ the use of the washer-nut and valve-stem cap that come with your inner-tubes or…"
Saturday
yaj 7.4 replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"I'm like Tiberculosis, I toss them and the nut too.   "
Jul 22
Chris Mitchell replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"Water is a big problem as well. As water sits in there, it corrodes the metal. This eventually can lead to a valve failure and a flat."
Jul 22
Anthony replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Are bicycle tire valve caps necessary?
"Yes, of course, valve caps are important.  They are what you stand for, who you are as a rider, your identity. Some like dice, or gem stones, or little lights. I have the Standard Oil Company Red Crown valve caps that were offered…"
Jul 22
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Jul 22

Profile Information

What I ride:
Recumbent
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Solutions to problems
About me:
I am the Communications Director for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters which represents 47,000 union men and women in three states who swing a hammer for a living. I work as a volunteer to aid refugees from southern Sudan and its western region Darfur who are now living in Illinois. I am on 46th Ward Alderman James Cappelman’s Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Team and am the guy on the lakefront with the pink flamingo on his trike.

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At 9:53am on June 25, 2012, in it to win it 8.0 mi said…

Gene, was that you riding for Cappleman in yesterday's parade.  I got dizzy just watching you!!!

 
 
 

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