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  • Chicago, IL
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Buckle up to BuckleDown (CBES) at LaSalle Street Metra Station

May 31, 2014 from 8am to 8pm
Buckle up kids! It's time to check out BuckleDown Brewing in Lyons. We'll take the 8:30am Rock Island Metra out to Joliet. From there we'll take the I&M Canal and Centennial Trails with our first stop for lunch at the Tap House…See More
May 30
Rebecca and Jack Crowe are now friends
Apr 25
Jack Crowe replied to Christine (5.0)'s discussion Biking from Logan Square to Lombard: is it safe?
"I've ridden through Austin on my way from Garfield Park to Oak Park - in the daylight. I would probably go around! I've heard going around the north side and then catching Naragansett (sp?) is the safe way around. Maybe take Diversey over…"
Jun 20, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Pedestrians Stepping into Dearborn PBL
""HEAD'S UP!" is still my favorite. My results are usually a look of surprise or a quick scurry to either side. Still doesn't work through some people's headphones, but I don't want to yell louder. "
Jun 14, 2013
Ace Mann might attend Jack Crowe's event
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Chicago Bike Polo Beginner's Run at Garfield Park

June 2, 2013 from 2pm to 5pm
CBP and TinyFix have teamed up to bring the public a day of beginner’s polo. We will be providing the essentials: Bikes, mallets, good vibes!Who is behind the League of bike polo? What are the rules? How do you play? Get on a bike and let’s discuss while teaching you the basics!   You of course are welcome to bring your own bike, but a break down of your own bikes requirements to play safely:No bullhorns, bar ends must be capped, you can ride fixed(some people do it)  but brakes are required,…See More
Jun 2, 2013
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Chicago Bike Polo Beginner's Run at Garfield Park

June 2, 2013 from 2pm to 5pm
CBP and TinyFix have teamed up to bring the public a day of beginner’s polo. We will be providing the essentials: Bikes, mallets, good vibes!Who is behind the League of bike polo? What are the rules? How do you play? Get on a bike and let’s discuss while teaching you the basics!   You of course are welcome to bring your own bike, but a break down of your own bikes requirements to play safely:No bullhorns, bar ends must be capped, you can ride fixed(some people do it)  but brakes are required,…See More
May 31, 2013
Jack Crowe posted an event
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Chicago Bike Polo Beginner's Run at Garfield Park

June 2, 2013 from 2pm to 5pm
CBP and TinyFix have teamed up to bring the public a day of beginner’s polo. We will be providing the essentials: Bikes, mallets, good vibes!Who is behind the League of bike polo? What are the rules? How do you play? Get on a bike and let’s discuss while teaching you the basics!   You of course are welcome to bring your own bike, but a break down of your own bikes requirements to play safely:No bullhorns, bar ends must be capped, you can ride fixed(some people do it)  but brakes are required,…See More
May 28, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to TehDoak's discussion For Sale: Mixte Schwinn Collegiate
"From Wikipedia:"In a mixte frame, the top tube of the traditional diamond frame is replaced with a pair of smaller tubes (lateral tubes, or lats) running from the top of the head tube all the way back to the…"
May 8, 2013
Jack Crowe posted an event
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Chicago Bike Polo Opening Day at Garfield Park

May 5, 2013 from 2pm to 11pm
We've been playing all winter, but we're celebrating anyway!There will be grilling, camaraderie, and much more fun.If you've never played, feel free to come out to watch and learn about the sport, and consume delicious goods.https://www.facebook.com/events/461716307243303/http://chicagobikepolo.com/uncategorized/opening-daySee More
May 3, 2013
Jack Crowe might attend Chicago Ride of Silence's event
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Ride of Silence-Spiteful Brewing Pre-Ride Tribute Event at Heritage Bicycles General Store

May 9, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm
In collaboration with local bike advocacy brewers Spiteful Brewing and local bike-coffee shop Heritage Bicycles, we are hosting a pre-Ride Tribute Event to raise awareness of the Ride of Silence and bike safety. Spiteful Brewing will have their Ghost Bike Pale Ale. All donations will benefit the Chicago Ride of Silence. Save the date for our Ride on Wednesday, May 15, 2013See More
May 2, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to Velociraptor's discussion I rode Dearborn today...anyone else?
""HEADS UP!" way in advance has worked great for me. And then sometimes I add a "bike lane" or "thanks" when passing."
Apr 23, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to spencewine's discussion how to pull a bicycle with a bicycle - need advice
"Here's how I carried it when I turned the fork upside down after I had my polo bike painted and v brake posts brazed. I'm sure you could find somewhere to put the wheels. "
Feb 28, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to spencewine's discussion how to pull a bicycle with a bicycle - need advice
"Yup I've had to transport bikes a bunch. I've discussed it with a lot of the "experts" and here are the solutions I've done or heard of: Ghost riding- I think it's the one you mentioned. I roll it beside me like I have…"
Feb 28, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to Velociraptor's discussion I rode Dearborn today...anyone else?
"So it's slush out there right now and there is a drain on this block, and some of the slush got shoveled at the trees. It is slush though, so if the shoveled it in my way while I was riding I would be irritated - it's not going to…"
Feb 26, 2013
Jack Crowe is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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Chicago Bike Swap 2013 at UIC Physical Education Building

March 9, 2013 from 10am to 5pm
We're expecting thousands of people at the Chicago Bike Swap on Saturday, March 9, 2013.The new space at UIC’s Physical Education Building in the West Loop is even bigger than last year’s, and will feature vendors, presentations and entertainment.Leave a bike you want to sell and your cell phone number at the bike corral. We’ll call you when someone’s ready to buy, while you check out the rest of the event.There will be bike safety activities for kids, presentations on bike advocacy and chances…See More
Feb 20, 2013
Jack Crowe replied to h' 1.0's discussion Hey you.... out there in the cold.... are you on Chainlink?
"I pass a guy with a tan helmet with reflective strips that may or may not have come with the helmet. Has a typical commuter bike, and by that I mean I never remember what his bike is until I pass it. He rides Clark south towards the loop."
Feb 20, 2013

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town

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