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How to get to Evanston?
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Tonight I decided to venture out from Uptown to Evanston.   All was good until I got north of Loyola.  Then I had a really hard time.  Everything was car sewers (Sheridan) or construction/terrible…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Sep 12.

ATA: Compliance with Must Stop for Pedestrians law very low in Chicagoland
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Self-sealing Stembolt Sep 11.

Worst Amateur Bike Mechanic Ever?
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I saw a middle-aged gentleman addressing a stiff headset today.  His technique was to pour motor oil directly from a quart bottle over the headset.Top that.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Idiot who lost their keys Sep 11.

Airwheel
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Google for some reason showed me an ad for this:http://www.theairwheel.com/It's the same idea as a Segway, but with no handlebar and only one wheel that fits…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Lieb Aug 18.

 

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Jeff Schneider replied to grayn8 (5.3 - 36)'s discussion New York cyclist hits pedestrian
8 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion North Shore Century Sept 21, 2014
"As usual, I went on my own on a steel touring bike.  As usual, I did the 100 at a relaxed pace (because I am not capable of anything much faster).  I was sure that the headwind would make my time even longer than usual, but for some reason…"
11 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Shoaling by bikers is IMO much like lane merges by drivers.  Instead of using the zipper method and merging efficiently, most drivers try to get just a little bit ahead.  All the jockeying just slows everyone to a crawl.  People have…"
Friday
Jeff Schneider replied to jolondon30's discussion Nice Piece from NYT on Dangers of Bike Riding...
"The Op-Ed concludes by advising us that, "The thing to do is to realize how vulnerable you are whenever two wheels try to share a road meant for four wheels." This echoes what former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford (in)famously said: "What I…"
Friday
Jeff Schneider replied to notoriousDUG's discussion Kentucky jails cyclist for riding on the street...
"Rumble strips and glass can definitely make a shoulder unrideable. "
Wednesday
Jeff Schneider replied to notoriousDUG's discussion Kentucky jails cyclist for riding on the street...
"Despite the fact that it is allowed by law, the court seems to be asserting that it is inherently dangerous for drivers and cyclists to use this road together.  If the auto traffic is heavy and fast, that's probably true.  But by that…"
Wednesday
Jeff Schneider replied to Josh Garis's discussion Bikelash!
"I wouldn't expect to overt hostility anywhere.  Most people are not looking for a fight.   Where you see resistance is at neighborhood meetings when it is suggested that a street should have one less lane for cars, or less parking, so…"
Sep 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Dean Bekken's discussion Clark Street Resurfacing North of Devon
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Sep 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Josh Garis's discussion Bikelash!
"The non-cycling majority has never and still doesn't view bicycling as part of the transportation mix.  They don't see how having more people playing with their bicycles on the streets could be anything but a nuisance.  Certainly…"
Sep 16
Jeff Schneider replied to Dave D's discussion Metal or Plastic Fenders for Touring/Commuting?
"Great tips!  I had never thought of the cardboard spacers... As for drilling inside or outside the fender, I don't have a drill press at home, and keeping the bit from wandering with a hand-held drill is much easier when drilling from the…"
Sep 15
Jeff Schneider replied to Dave D's discussion Metal or Plastic Fenders for Touring/Commuting?
"The current PB Cascadias have two stays in front.  The front fender also has quick release. I wonder how your wife rides.  I have several bikes with toe overlap, but in half a century of riding have never actually hit a fender with my…"
Sep 14
Jeff Schneider replied to Dave D's discussion Metal or Plastic Fenders for Touring/Commuting?
"I used Bluemels plastic fenders on touring bikes in the '80's.  I also rode a lot with no fenders (as was the style then).  The plastic fenders worked OK, but I was also not too demanding.   In recent years, I've used…"
Sep 14
Jeff Schneider replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"I might try something like that if I had a health condition that made it difficult to pedal with normal force at normal cadence.  Otherwise, no.  I use my my bike to kill two birds with one stone - transportation and exercise.  If I…"
Sep 13
Anne Alt replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion How to get to Evanston?
"Over the years I've had plenty of close calls riding NB on Glenwood at night between Foster and Ridge. Lighting isn't very good. There are plenty of dark spots where it can be REALLY tough to see ninja salmon unless you have a very bright…"
Sep 12
Charlie Short 11.5 replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion How to get to Evanston?
"As a life long Evanston resident I will say that Evanston is almost designed to keep people out, especially on bikes. I live near Howard and California, so I take Dodge to get everywhere in Evanston. One way to get to Evanston from the East is…"
Sep 12
John Wilson 6.0 replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion How to get to Evanston?
"Where in Uptown do you start?   I am off Sheridan and Carmen. When I head up to Evanston, I turn west on Foster, then turn north on Kenmore (which is a one way) all the way up to Granville. Then I go west again all the way up to Glenwood, turn…"
Sep 12

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Calendar & Forum
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://uptownbikinglife.blogspot.com/

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At 1:12pm on January 18, 2014, Pat Cummings said…

Sorry I hope that you find your saddle and post. But the one that I found is not a Brooks brand. 

At 9:25pm on August 19, 2013, John said…
No more Tooter Turtle?
At 5:59am on August 8, 2012, Paul Wilson said…

Jeff,

 I can send you a receipt. Can i mail one to your business?

At 10:14am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…
I will have a Receipt for you for the adjusted price of $440...
At 10:09am on August 27, 2011, Joydivision said…

Sunday Afternoon is perfect...... 12.30 at 100 forest place I will be on the corner of Lake st and Forest ave..... accross from the lake st Movie theater

 

At 12:02pm on August 26, 2011, Joydivision said…

Jeff please contact me through Chainlink as to when you would like to look at the Mercian Next week.

Thank You

At 11:21am on August 23, 2011, Joydivision said…
I am lowering the price on the Mercian from $500 to $440.... let me know if your interested
At 10:18am on August 21, 2011, Joydivision said…
I still have the Mercian if you are still interested
 
 
 

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