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Jaik S.
  • 37, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Bromptons & Ravinia
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z yesterday.

The Best City Bikes Under $500
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gene Tenner Apr 6, 2016.

Cycling in Africa? Make sure you're faster than an Ostrich.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik S. Mar 8, 2016.

 

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Bromptons & Ravinia

Hello Everyone! I'll be attending a concert at Ravinia later this year and was wondering if anyone has ever attempted to bring in a Brompton? I have looked through their website and found the following information.Please Do Not BringBicycles, scooters, or inline skates (bike racks are located outside of the box office)For those that own Bromptons, have you ever attempted to bring one into Ravinia? If not, have you ever locked up at Ravinia? I suppose overall Bicycle/Ravinia experiences would be…See More
yesterday
Jaik S. replied to Heather S's discussion Best bike friendly buildings in the Loop?
"Though I'm not sure of the current status, a few years ago when I worked for the Sun-Times, the building had implemented a space for bicycles, lockers & showers. Location is 350 N. Orleans, just outside of the loop.  See photos…"
Apr 26
Jaik S. replied to Duppie's discussion Any LBS carry in stock Velo Orange hammered fenders 700c * 50mm
"Though they're not hammered, I got a nice set of steel Gilles Berthoud 40mm fenders that Marcus ordered at Yojimbos. They're pretty much bomb proof and I'd highly recommend them. Marcus had done an order through Peter White cycles.…"
Apr 17
Jaik S. replied to Duppie's discussion Any LBS carry in stock Velo Orange hammered fenders 700c * 50mm
Apr 17
Jaik S. replied to Sarah D.'s discussion IKEA jumps into the bike/bike accessories market, and...WOW!
"It would be g"
Jan 19
Jaik S. replied to Yasmeen's discussion My Bike Took Me To...
"The Big Island in Hawaii. "
Dec 5, 2016
Jaik S. commented on Yasmeen's page Commuter Casual: Fashion-Forward, Pedal-Forward with Shebeest
"Great write up, but where can we get that awesome Half Acre Cycling sweater? Can't seem to find them on their site."
Nov 18, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Ethan Newman-Givens's discussion Advice for handling hit and run of parked bike
"From the looks of the photos, only the frame was damaged. Insurance will say that it is a used bike, if they offer to reimburse you, it will likely be 10%-25% of the original cost.  The good news is, it's getting cooler out, which means…"
Nov 14, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Jeff K's discussion OK, fess up, who rides the ladybug mixte?
"First: Awesome Second: Internet says it came from ReCycle Art Aspen in Colorado. http://www.recycleartaspen.com/kids-nishiki/1983-nishiki-kids-mixte"
Oct 10, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Brendan Kevenides's discussion Please check out video & help us ID driver.
"I don't know the specifics of the law, but I would guess that it would be possible to sue the police department for not reporting an accident. If civilians can be charged with a misdemeanor and $2500 for not reporting an accident, can't…"
Sep 16, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Duppie's discussion Recommendation for a local shop that can replace a top tube on my Surly LHT?
"Maybe some frame blocks? They should be able to help unless it's cracked or bent beyond repair..."
Sep 16, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Lee Diamond's discussion Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen
"Here's the link for things to do when your bicycle gets stolen..."
Aug 17, 2016
Jaik S. commented on Brett Ratner's page Help a Runner Prepare for Her First "Century" on a Bike!
"From the Seattle to Key West ride, I learned audiobooks are an amazing companion if you're alone. I planned the entire ride on RideWithGPS and Google maps. "
Aug 4, 2016
Jaik S. commented on Brett Ratner's page Help a Runner Prepare for Her First "Century" on a Bike!
"My first century was from Chicago to Lake Geneva. I rode out there in what seemed like an endless day on a bike that what wasn't the best bike for it(1973 Schwinn Suburban). Stainless steel rims are way too smooth for breaks on big hills. I…"
Aug 4, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Lee Diamond's discussion Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen
"Is anyone going down to see this weekend? I know it's a longshot, but I'm looking for the bicycle above..."
Jul 15, 2016
Jaik S. replied to Haddon's discussion Repainting bike, is one spray can of Primer and Paint enough?
"Also, don't forget our local businesses...Heritage does a powdercoat for bikes... http://www.heritagebicycles.com/products/bike-paint-job"
Jul 11, 2016

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Uniting with the cycling community around Chicago and finding out more about upcoming events, what's happening around the City and in the news.
About me:
I drink a bit, and love life. I'm always looking for fun, and a nice bike ride.

I've got bikes from the ceiling to the floor.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://about.me/jaik

You can find me:

Reading in random places...sometimes I fall asleep reading.

Attempting to make something that will create a smile.

Writing code...HTML, Javascript or Java. 

In the kitchen.

Wondering how I can help.

Building something fun.

Learning something new.

Trying to minimize.

Your local beergarden.

Also on Google+

And on Twitter

You can also find me on my bicycle.

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At 10:29am on April 3, 2013, allison said…

I'm that person who lives in the closet in your apartment.  I emerge from time to time and grumble a bit.  oh, and I ride bikes

 
 
 

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