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Jeff Schneider
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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 yesterday.

The Walkable City

A very informative and entertaining little talk about the economic, public health and environmental benefits of walkable cities.My own life experience supports what Jeff Speck says. Continue

Started Aug 7

Metra Conductor Shout Out
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I took my bike on the UP-NW line this morning, and was really impressed with the way our conductor handled bikes.  On the platform where I got on, he organized our boarding in order of our…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff Markus Aug 9.

Cyclist Discount No More
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I just noticed that Intelligentsia has stopped giving a 15% discount for cyclists.  Not a big deal, but I wonder why.Continue

Tags: Coffee

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Crandell 12 hours ago.

 

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Lee Crandell replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Here's a long list of great biking discounts just in Lakeview: http://www.bikefriendlylakeview.com/ 45 businesses, including Intelligentsia, and still getting new businesses signing up! "
12 hours ago
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
13 hours ago
David P. replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"I've been going to Intelligentsia for years and I had no idea they had a cyclist discount! "
13 hours ago
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Yes, thank you.  I went to Loop location yesterday and received the discount.  Intelligensia has the best coffee in town!  "
21 hours ago
Mike Keating replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Thanks, Matt. I knew we could count on Intelligentsia. Many thanks to Doug and all of you for supporting bicycling in Illinois as well as your sponsorship of the Prairie State Cycling Series."
22 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Jim Reho's discussion Why no lights?
"I'm not too worried about drivers seeing me in their rear-view mirrors.  I am however concerned that they see me when I am in front of them.  It doesn't take much of a light to achieve that. "
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Anne's discussion Barrington Hills vs "the professional bicycling community"
"Technically, at the time they are urinating on the lawns, the transgressors are pedestrians.  Unless of course they are way better at multi-tasking than I am."
yesterday
David Lieb replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Airwheel
"OTOH, since "Metra Loves Bikes" so much that you can't take them on the train with you unless the planets align, this could be a useful option for commuting by train. Or killing yourself..."
yesterday
Davo replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Airwheel
"I guess if someones stile is looking like a douche then this is the product for them."
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Jim Reho's discussion Why no lights?
"In the NE part of town, the main streets are well lit.  Drivers often forget to turn on headlights.  Cyclists often ride without lights or with dinky blinkies.  I OTOH have a nice dynohub and good lights to go with it.  I choose…"
Monday
Jeff Schneider posted a discussion

Airwheel

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 between your legs.To me, it looks less comfortable to stand on this thing than to walk.  It might be interesting for someone who has a physical condition that allows extended periods of standing, but limits walking.  But I have to think that's a small market.They seem to be marketing it primarily…See More
Sunday
Matt Riddle replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Just to follow up on this, we've talked to the staff at that location and the cyclist discount is back (and at all our locations)."
Sunday
Jeff Schneider replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Police: Crash in Garfield Ridge kills bicyclist
"From DNA: http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20140817/garfield-ridge/cyclist-fatally-struck-by-car-garfield-ridge The driver of the car was identified as Elizabeth Lara-Salas, 37, of the 6200 block of South Mayfield Avenue, police said. Lara-Salas was…"
Sunday
Jeff Schneider replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"To the driver of black Mercedes IL G20 1558 on Clark St. in Andersonville this morning: I apologize for yelling, "f--- you!"  It was not polite or smart.  But I hope you can understand that when you swerved in front of me to beat…"
Sunday
Jeff Schneider replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Evanston: Wheels keep spinning on bike plans
"I know that I don't shop at business that don't have good bike access.  And since I don't spend much on auto transportation, I have relatively a lot of money to spend on other things.  I also know that my POV is very…"
Thursday
Jeff Markus replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Metra Conductor Shout Out
"Gasp...you've outted a good conductor. I hope his bosses or worse an anti-bike zealot doesn't use this against the poor guy....I am deep in the depths of pessimism these days."
Aug 9

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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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