Yes, this is indeed a bike-related post.If ever there was a game that was made for playing while riding your bicycle this is it. While this game is a MMORPG online -it also takes place OUTSIDE.…Continue
"Make sure you use "boiled" linseed oil rather than the raw stuff as it takes forever and a day to dry. It'll work but the boiled stuff dries in a reasonable time period. Frame saver is much faster though, and less…"
"The linseed oil can be very messy. Make sure to spend a lot of time wiping the excess that drips out onto the outside of the frame off, multiple times if it is still dripping.
Once that stuff dries you'll see every fingerprint you put on…"
Linking L lines, and especially Metra stations, is a much needed addition to the CTA system. It seems very little thought was put into the placement of the Metra stations and linking them to the L. It's true that they…"
"While it might connect spokes, it doesn't really do a great job of it.
I have a hard time believing that getting off the Blue line and taking the Ashland BRT bus down to the Orange line is going to be any faster (or more convenient) than…"
"I'm all for more rapid transit solutions. Building more L lines is prohibitively expensive these days so BRT is a good solution. The current bus system we have now is not very convenient as taking the bus anywhere is worse than…"
"Clean and oil like you would after a regular cleaning. Good point about the toxic qualities of Chicago run-off. Get the chain too, by whatever method you use.
I'd repack wheel bearings and BB. If sealed cartridge, I'd pull it…"
"Some people live their lives they way they want to. Some people live their lives the way they want to and WHOEVER DOESN'T DO IT MY WAY DESERVES WHAT THEY GET. Yeah, sometimes people lose their cars, and sometimes there…"
While parking my 1967 RSW folder at the train station this morning, a non-biking contemporary struck up a conversation. Turns out he still has two 60's English Raleighs in his basement that "no one wants". He lives near the Metra Ravinia Station in Highland Park. If you get this message (not sure about Chainlink messaging) and are the least bit interested, I'll be happy to pass on your name and email address. Let me know.