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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 Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
"+1000 "
1 hour ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Maurice's discussion Particularly dangerous bike lanes
"I'll add Davis St. in Evanston - not because it IS dangerous, but because it feels so.  The lane is adjacent to the curb on one side, with car parking spots on the other.  There is small painted buffer between the lane and the car…"
4 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"Wasn't that a scene in Portlandia? "
20 hours ago
Jeff Schneider replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Illinois Awards Funding for Evanston & Oak Park Divvy Stations
"Not that hard to ride from Evanston to Andersonville, if that's where you want to go.  But maybe you want to go somewhere in Rogers Park, like Loyola or... "
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Illinois Awards Funding for Evanston & Oak Park Divvy Stations
"Will there be any stations between Evanston and the existing northernmost in A-ville?"
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Maurice's discussion Particularly dangerous bike lanes
"Any bike lane that is just paint will only be avaliable for use by cyclists where drivers don't want to use it for parking, loading, or passing.  Any such lane will also be dangerous when placed between traffic lanes and a heavily…"
yesterday
Jeff Schneider replied to Maurice's discussion Particularly dangerous bike lanes
"The most famous dangerous lane is IMO Dearborn between Kinzie and Chicago.  Hotel, post office and night club traffic in the lane, as well as lots of left hooks by drivers turning onto westbound streets.  Another contender would be Wells…"
Sunday
Jeff Schneider replied to in it to win it 8.0 mi's discussion I rode today. Did you?
"What a lovely day!  I rode to Evanston to Logan Square to Hyde Park and back home.  About 60 miles of stop and go city riding in all.  Glorious!"
Sunday
Jeff Schneider replied to Haddon's discussion How to deal with slow walkers.
"Chicago would not be a good place to try this."
Saturday
Jeff Schneider replied to David Beazley's discussion Clark Street Resurfacing Mayhem
"It's impressive that this work can be done quickly.  Less impressive is that we had to ride over rough concrete and craters for two years waiting for this to get done."
Saturday
Jeff Schneider replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"You: SUV driver northbound on Clark. Me:  Standing on the corner at Deming, waiting to walk my bike across the street. Despite the fact that, at this corner, there is no marked crosswalk, you stopped to let me cross!  Thank you for giving…"
Saturday
Jeff Schneider replied to jolondon30's discussion Lawrence Avenue Streetscape Almost Done!
"I've both ridden and driven the completed section from Western to Ravenswood a few times.  Biking is very much more pleasant (and safer, too, I think).  I particularly like that with the pedestrian islands and just one lane of…"
Friday
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Friday
Jeff Schneider replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
"What you describe is the zipper method.  I've seen it work pretty well in Germany. "
Friday
Jeff Schneider replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
"With the exception of the 'janky' bike riders, these people are essentially 'parked', not riding anyway.  I feel free to move in front of these guys, too. "
Thursday
Jeff Schneider replied to Chitown_Mike's discussion The shoaling thread - understanding this phenomenon
"My suggested etiquette: 1)  When you arrive at a red light, stop behind other cyclists or in the bike box where it exists. 2)  Don't stop ahead of others on the assumption that you are a faster rider. 3)  Follow the cyclists in…"
Thursday

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Divvy (bike share), 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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