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Jaik S.
  • 34, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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NYPD Bike Thefts

Started Sep 18

First person perspective of being Doored
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Started this discussion. Last reply by T.K. 3.5 mi Sep 16.


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Jaik S. replied to mweerd's discussion So I got hit again today...
"I had a hit and run @ Milwaukee & Wood earlier this year. The turned into the back of my bike, snapping the clip on my Ortlieb pannier. After I reseated the bag as best I could, I chased him about eight blocks. He was weaving in and out of side…"
Jaik S. replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"HURRAY! The aforementioned strip of Chicago ave is done with repaving! It's like butter! Sadly, I don't believe they will be integrating a bike lane on there... "
Jaik S. replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Shoe covers/cleats vs Boots/platform pedals
"I opened up my winter storage...I've got the XL ones...but a buckle is missing on one. I'll see if I have spare buckles...I know Outdoor research has their lifetime warranty and would just replace them if I asked..."
Jaik S. replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Shoe covers/cleats vs Boots/platform pedals
"They're either Large or XL...I don't remember which one...I know I tried the mediums and they wouldn't fit... I'll let you know when I get home, what size they are. "
Jaik S. replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Shoe covers/cleats vs Boots/platform pedals
"P.S. I've got an extra set of gaiters if you want to try them out for a bit before buying them..."
Jaik S. replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion Shoe covers/cleats vs Boots/platform pedals
"I got my LHT last year at Comrade and had them put on some SPD/Platform pedals. Last year was my first year ever wearing cleats. It was also my first year to figure out that I should stop using them before the black ice hits. Some…"
Jaik S. replied to Gene Tenner's discussion We're taking John Kass's bike bullying seriously
"Hint: Disable javascript when visiting the Tribune website. You can read everything free. In Chrome, goto menu, more tools, then developer tools. On the right side of the screen there will be a gear/cog. Click that, then check the box that says…"
Nov 15
Jaik S. replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"Chicago ave from Milwaukee east to at least Orleans(?) is completely tore up. As with any road construction, I'm upset that it's created an inconvenience, but glad that it's being repaved finally. "
Nov 11
Jaik S. is attending Cassandra Cook's event

Sadie Hawkins Style Ride 2014 at Palmer Square Park

November 8, 2014 from 3pm to 11pm
Bring your style on Saturday: The 9th Annual Sadie Hawkins Day Style Ride is a partner’s race geared toward welcoming all types of riders and strongly encouraging women's participation in cycling events. In honor of tradition, there is a festive after-party to showcase the top finishers, the most fashionable riders, and the slickest dance moves. A Great Cause: 100% of proceeds from Sadie will go directly to Chicago Women's Health Center, helping them continue their mission of providing care…See More
Nov 9
Jaik S. liked SC's photo
Nov 9
Jaik S. replied to Joseph Prosnitz's discussion Steel rear triangle mounting kickstand hunt
"I've got a two leg kickstand from Pletscher on my LHT. Worth it if you ask me. I still haven't found a reliable source of decent rubber feet for the ends... but dang, that kickstand really holds up."
Nov 3
Jaik S. replied to h' 1.0's discussion Winter 2015- who's still riding?
"I didn't see anyone this morning on a bike...Seemed a little weird. But in all fairness, I was dressed up in a lion costume, so not seeing people was probably the least weird thing this morning."
Oct 31
Jaik S. replied to bob hsiung's discussion How far you've ridden in 2014
"Conservatively, I would have to put myself at about 3000 Miles. I'm going by my daily commutes and as much as I can remember for leisure...Within the next few weeks I'm going to load up the trainer in the attic and that will help gain a…"
Oct 27
Jaik S. replied to Damir's discussion FS 2014 Surly Long Haul Trucker - price update
"Damir...just curious, what is your inseam? I may know someone interested..."
Oct 23
Jaik S. replied to A.K.A Paul's discussion seat sandwich adapter for 2 rail brooks saddle
"I'm not sure what this is...but it sounds delicious."
Oct 22
Jaik S. commented on The Recyclery's event Recyclery Halloween Benefit!
"Any details on this yet?"
Oct 16

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.):

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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