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Burley D'Lite vs Thule Cougar 2?

Hey all, I'm planning on investing for the first time in a bike carrier for my 2 little ones: 3 and 1 yo. Trying to choose between a D'Lite and a Cougar 2. Am trying to find used but might have to…Continue

Started Mar 9

Any tune-up specials in Chicago?
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Looking for a good deal on a good tune up. Any fall specials?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Dennis Oct 26, 2016.

Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
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I'm trying to process what happened to Lisa as someone who rides that route every day.Did Lisa get hit trying to merge with traffic just before the construction site or did this happen well before…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Aug 25, 2016.

What do you eat for long commutes?
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I started commuting 14mi each way and I'm tired all the time. What do you eat for breakfast for something like this? What do you eat just before leaving work?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by john89 Apr 17, 2016.

 

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Burley D'Lite vs Thule Cougar 2?

Hey all, I'm planning on investing for the first time in a bike carrier for my 2 little ones: 3 and 1 yo. Trying to choose between a D'Lite and a Cougar 2. Am trying to find used but might have to splurge this one time - I'm a bit nervous about recalls on Burleys. Thanks!See More
Mar 9
mweerd replied to LG's discussion Two Seater Burley Trailer
"What's the model?"
Dec 16, 2016
Steve Dennis replied to mweerd's discussion Any tune-up specials in Chicago?
"Cosmic Cycles in Jefferson Park have some tune up deals all winter.  Great staff too."
Oct 26, 2016
OnlyCHICyclerWhoStopsAtStopSigns replied to mweerd's discussion Any tune-up specials in Chicago?
"Got an e-mail from Village Cycle Center recently about a free Fall tune-up. Get added to their list; you'll probably get the invite too."
Oct 23, 2016
mweerd posted a discussion

Any tune-up specials in Chicago?

Looking for a good deal on a good tune up. Any fall specials?See More
Oct 21, 2016
Anne Alt replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"Thank you Dave! Well said."
Aug 25, 2016
David Barish replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"I have shared with Yasmeen my view that the argument that we are all law breakers is a complete red herring in  cases such as Lisa's. Whatever other allegedly bad cyclists may do has nothing at all to do with the  need for safety and…"
Aug 25, 2016
Brendan Kevenides replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"Having a flagman is required pursuant to the terms of many construction permits issued by the city."
Aug 25, 2016
Tom A.K. replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"Kristen, wow, you are awesome! Thank you, and to all the others helping you pull this together! Hope to see you Saturday, September 3rd at 4pm."
Aug 24, 2016
Yasmeen replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"I'll be creating a Chainlink event shortly. I'll also be sending you a PM with the proposed content for the sign. Right now I am looking into how/where to get one made like Bobby Cann's sign.   "
Aug 24, 2016
Kristen Green replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"With Lisa close friends and families (mothers) permission the day and time have been set. Saturday, September 3rd @4pm Sw corner of Racine and Milwaukee Yasmeen will bring sign, I will bring white bike. And hugs to any that want or need them. Lock…"
Aug 24, 2016
Kristen Green replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"So as a update: The friends and family are taking a few days before they would like to go through the motions. "Awesome! I messaged my friend who was roomates with Lisa, and I think she's having a bit of a hard time right now so if…"
Aug 24, 2016
Randum replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"The day after this horrible event, I saw city trucks parked in the bike lane; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6CozkW6lcI"
Aug 22, 2016
Tom A.K. replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/45135/a-single-word-for-someone-who-is-qu ick-to-hate-others Contrarians, detractors, intolerants, antagonists. I would also like to avoid labels and address an opinion of someone and just probably accept…"
Aug 22, 2016
Yasmeen replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"Since you asked, I am going to share my opinion on this topic. Riding our bikes makes us advocates to a certain extent. All of us that get on a bike represent cyclists whether we mean to or not. When a motorist chooses to share their opinions about…"
Aug 22, 2016
Skip Montanaro 14.5mi replied to mweerd's discussion Clarification on Lisa Kuivinen Tragedy
"Getting a bit off-topic here, but I find it fairly irresponsible of online media to not apply even the slightest bit of filtering to their comments sections. The latest Time cover story is entitled "How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet." We…"
Aug 22, 2016

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