Dies anyone know If the swap at UIC is going to happen this winter? The one out at Harper College is in a couple of weeks but I was wondering if the UIC one was still on. Nothing is happening on…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Deet 4.5mi Feb 17.
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
"A trick I have found that sometimes helps for custom fabricating and mounting fenders is to use cardboard as a shim between the tire and the fender to get the fenderline exactly where you want it before any mounts are made. Use whatever…"
"The issue I have with the Planet Bike fenders is they only have the one set of stays in the front, and lack the quick-release fastener at the dropout bolt.
If you have any toe-overlap issue at all on your bike and tend to kick or even bump…"
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"I've heard Jan Heine talk about the effect of these side channels but I feel he is over-blowing their effectiveness in his velo-fatwa against plastic fenders.
When wheel is moving inside even a dry fender it is producing a pretty…"
"Was out for a quick 50 on Thursday and it was a bit of a shock to my system how cold it was. I left at 8:30AM and figured it was just a morning chill and it would warm up after an hour or so. 3-1/2 hours later I was home and it felt like…"
"They should build it out of Stone.
If it is going to be that long of a wait I really wish they would at least repaint the lines on the bike lanes on Kedzie between Lincoln and Devon. It's almost impossible to see them in some sections. When I…"
I never understood why people are so averse to replacing rims. Y so cheap? They are a wear item just like tires or brake pads. When they wear out why not just replace them? I'm a fan of Sun CR18 rims, they cost about the same as the…"
"If you can't trust your mechanic enough to tell you the truth about this issue then you need to stop going to him and find another one. If you don't know mechanics yourself you are literally placing your life in the hands of the…"
"I guess it all depends on how averse you are to random parts of your body sliding on the ground at your typical riding speeds and perhaps other, much-larger, vehicles rolling over you as you slide upon said ground. "
"True, and the following was a closely-guarded secret until just this morning at Interbike when Shimano announced their new Dura-Ace 9000-Faraday racing dynohub.
It's a little known fact that dynohubs actually have 7% less drag…"
I recently lost all my keys at Lolla this weekend and do not have a spare anymore. I was going through the posts and saw that you have an angle grinder. My bike is right by my car in the river east parking garage and was wondering if you could help me out. If you can message me so I can give you my number that would be amazing. Thanks.
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.