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It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
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There is your brain and then your soul.So there is the part where your body is somehow expecting shorts to get put on, tshirts.  Emotionally, in my heart I'm preparing for warm weather, my soul is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Zumwalt on Thursday.

Line of Sight - 60 minutes of the most insane urban bike races.
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Watching people somehow not killing someone / dying is fairly entertaining.""Line Of Sight is a rare view into underground bicycle messenger racing which has become a global phenomenon. For over a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho on Wednesday.

Please keep an eye out for my glove.
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Yesterday somewhere between Rodgers Park and the medical district I dropped a glove. If you should see it PLEASE let me know. Double layer winter gloves might not mean so much to you but in my heart…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. Jan 16.

Video: The Man Who Lived on His Bike For 382 Days
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Very Highly Recommended.http://vimeo.com/35927275Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan 2-8 mi. Jan 17.

Latest Activity

Haddon replied to V W's discussion frustrations that non bikers won't understand
"The grease chain line on many of my pants, getting flats 3 times in a week, the way cycling seems to destroy my clothes, the need to cycle and wash clothing after one short sweaty ride, no I can't join a warehouse club because I can't ride…"
17 hours ago
Haddon replied to Jerry Lee's discussion Another bike shop bites the dust
"Not sure if it counts but half of Rapid Transit (wicker park) got clipped recently."
Friday
Mike Zumwalt replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"Riiiight! While the mild weather is nice but it's 6 weeks until March. "
Thursday
Tom A.K. replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"People, are we thinking here? We just had a frigid Nov.& Dec. Don't be fooled again by the 'weather professors'. Enjoy it now while you can, I'm going back to "Ice Station Zebra" to observe the next 'Polar…"
Thursday
Duppie replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"Only if they were followed by the four horsemen. "
Thursday
MK replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"Agree. It doesn't matter if I've lived here my entire life, the weather always manages to trick me. "
Wednesday
Jim Reho replied to Haddon's discussion It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......
"You're right.  Never trust a February."
Wednesday
Haddon posted a discussion

It's been pushing 40 degrees for a week and I'm starting to think spring......

There is your brain and then your soul.So there is the part where your body is somehow expecting shorts to get put on, tshirts.  Emotionally, in my heart I'm preparing for warm weather, my soul is like one of those little flowers you see pushing up through the last of the melting winter snow.This isn't a problem except we are not even out of January. Intellectually I know that February is out there somewhere working up a sweat like a boxer punching the speed bag and the heavy bag with weighted…See More
Wednesday
Jim Reho replied to Haddon's discussion Line of Sight - 60 minutes of the most insane urban bike races.
"Provocative, to say the least.  +1 on the comment above.  What a bunch of juvenile narcissists.  I guess for them it's OK to scare the living crap out of people as long as they get their jollies.  Can't go there at all."
Wednesday
Tom A.K. replied to Haddon's discussion Line of Sight - 60 minutes of the most insane urban bike races.
"It does say "insane" in the discussion post. "
Wednesday
Thedutchtouch replied to Haddon's discussion Line of Sight - 60 minutes of the most insane urban bike races.
"I only watched the first few minutes, regardless of how impressive/not the riding is, this is full of people riding like a$$hats in traffic. And we wonder why there's so much anti-cyclist rage out there..."
Wednesday
Haddon posted a discussion

Line of Sight - 60 minutes of the most insane urban bike races.

Watching people somehow not killing someone / dying is fairly entertaining.""Line Of Sight is a rare view into underground bicycle messenger racing which has become a global phenomenon. For over a decade Lucas Brunelle has been riding with the fastest, most skilled urban cyclists around the world while capturing all the action with his customized helmet cameras to bring you along for the ride. This is bike riding like you've never seen before, in gripping first-person perspective through the…See More
Tuesday
Haddon replied to David P.'s discussion The GIF thread
"Win a division title and go for a bike ride apparently. "
Monday
Haddon replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking"
"There is a book and quite a bit more here: http://www.roadswerenotbuiltforcars.com/chicago1897/"
Jan 18
Juan 2-8 mi. replied to Haddon's discussion Video: The Man Who Lived on His Bike For 382 Days
"For a moment I thought we would see the life story of the person riding this kind of bike. Still a very entertaining video."
Jan 17
Jaik S. replied to Haddon's discussion Please keep an eye out for my glove.
"Had a similar issue yesterday. Since the weather was a little warmer but still cold, I had my windproof liner mittens and decided to put them in my jacket pockets instead of the bag. I didn't notice until I walked into work that one of the…"
Jan 16

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At 9:45pm on September 18, 2014, Tandemonium said…
I like the cut of your jib. Excellent 'shop skills.
 
 
 

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