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Jaik - 4.3mi
  • 34, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Transporting 100+ pounds
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Jaik - 4.3mi 7 hours ago.

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Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"I stopped in @ Boulevard Bikes today. They had a few trailers in stock and also suggested that the Bikes at Work Trailers would be best. They offer a medium as a rental for $15 a day."
7 hours ago
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to BalloonBiker's discussion She had the weight of the world on her rack....
"August 2013...45lbs of Pots & Pans "
13 hours ago
Julie Hochstadter replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"I rode Anika and Mike's madsen at last Saturday's womens event.  It fit me and I'm in love with it now... Well that and the Linus and Tern from Rapid Transit...   And Levi's small framed Legacy Frameworks bike fit me,…"
15 hours ago
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Great! I have to post a photo in there now... "
15 hours ago
John LaVere replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Looks like a great product. I like the side rails on mine, but I could see how a flat deck could be useful at times. 200 lb capacity is exceptional. "
15 hours ago
Julie Hochstadter replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Meant to share this old thread yesterday - http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/she-had-the-weight-of-the"
15 hours ago
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"I found a trailer that I really like. It's rated to about 200lbs, lightweight, and simple. Opinions? Carry Freedom Site Carry Freedom Y-Trailer (Shop) ChainReaction Carry Freedom "
17 hours ago
John LaVere replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Hey! I love my trailer. I have the "heavy duty flatbed" and I do errands around town with it all the time. Everything from groceries to dog transport. When I did my research, I felt like I got the best overall value for my needs (up to 125…"
18 hours ago
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Cori K's discussion Vintage Sears folding bike
"Just finished rebuilding my first folding bike, a 1969 Raleigh Twenty! I liked it so much that I bought a second to work on...If you'd like any help with that beauty, just let me know. I can help make this thing shine a little brighter and ride…"
yesterday
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Silly but curious question. My LHT frame is "comfortable" up to/about 300lbs cargo limit, including rider(according to Surly). The Xtracycle page lists the FreeRadical X1 with a capacity of 350lbs. When you remove the original…"
yesterday
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"I'll have to stop in and inquire about that...I didn't know. "
yesterday
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Both of those are great, but also above $600. I'm not really on a budget, but I'm working my way up as the wheels turn. "
yesterday
Peenworm "8 mile" Grubologist replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"i've got a xtracycle which does all of the things for me, but for a quick one-off requirement like you've got here a trailer is probably your best bet. "
yesterday
Legacy Frameworks replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"I would go with a trailer to haul a bandsaw - that is an awkward weight. I know Owen at Blue City has hauled a table saw with his 6ft bikes at work trailer that is rated at…"
yesterday
Jaik - 4.3mi replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"Excellent! That thing is great, plus you can get a sidecar as an add-on! I just may have to make a few adjustments on my LHT. Excellent suggestion. I also see Boulevard Bikes has them in stock, and that's right around the corner from where…"
yesterday
David Pulsipher replied to Jaik - 4.3mi's discussion Transporting 100+ pounds
"The xtracycle Free-Radical is rated to 200 lbs. I also know someone who converted their LHT to an xtracycle. I have one, and love the hell out of it."
yesterday

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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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