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Clothing Question
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I'm sure that quite a few Chainlinkers have apparel incorporating Columbia's Omni-Heat technology, which basically seems related to those shiny survival blankets.  I'm thinking about buying a few…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Dec 4, 2017.

Here We Go Again
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I see that even four years isn't going to be enough for construction of the Navy Pier flyover -- it's going to extend into the middle of 2019.  So now we're talking about five years and more than $60…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian S Oct 31, 2017.

South Side To Elgin Route
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I've been thinking it would be a good adventure this spring or summer to ride out and visit friends in Elgin.  I live around 40th and Western.  I would appreciate any advice on routes, either full or…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Filka Bean Apr 19, 2017.

A Hero Of Cycling!
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A big tip of my cap to you, Mr. Marchand!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jan 5, 2017.

 

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Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion Local Bike Shops: Share Your Favorites
"Finally somebody representing for the south side!  Yes!  Blue City and Irv's Bike Shop, perennial favorites.  Although to be fair, there are great shops all over Chicago, because in general people who ride bikes and work in bike…"
yesterday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Thanks for another great route.  I hope to ride to Bridgman this year.  This will help me get there safely;."
Friday
Jim Reho replied to Louis Rosenthal's discussion Before you buy a new helmet, read this:
"America is flat-out psychotic about guns.  I wouldn't be surprised if someone invented a gatling gun mount for handlebars. "
Thursday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Thanks for the great info!"
Wednesday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"I've ridden to Munster once.  I do know how to get to the Wolf Lake area.  I'm mainly interested in the final approach, say from Wolf Lake on."
Wednesday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Do you have a recommended route there?"
Tuesday
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Do You Think? "When Is an Electric Mountain Bike No Longer a Bicycle?"
"Anything that can move by itself, without being pedaled, is not an electric bicycle.  "
Feb 17
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion Good News: Bike Thief Busted, Bikes Recovered
"It looks like he had a bike chop shop going on there.  What a complete jerk.  I agree that $1,000.00 bail is too low.  He should be left to sit in the Cook County lockup for a while and ponder the error of his ways."
Feb 16
Jim Reho replied to P.J.C.'s discussion Cars take to park paths to avoid crash traffic on Lakeshore Drive.
"That video really says a lot about drivers in Chicago.  Absolutely nothing is going to hamper their God-given right to go wherever and whenever they want to go."
Feb 2
Jim Reho replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"Just asking -- were all the flats on the same wheel?"
Feb 2
Jim Reho replied to Yasmeen's discussion Detroit Has an Indoor Velodrome, Why Not Chicago?
"As you alluded to below, the Fire aren't moving out of Toyota Park any time soon.  They have a 30-year lease there that they signed in 2005.  A general entertainment venue might be a possibility, perhaps.  I think a lot of people…"
Jan 31
Jim Reho replied to John Greenfield's discussion Oak Park trustees vote to kill the village's Divvy program
"I have a question.  I keep hearing the term "operating expenses" used with regard to bike-share systems.  My question is, what expenses are included in "operating expenses"?  Do they include the cost of replacing…"
Jan 20
Jim Reho replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Nearly clobbered by PACE van this morning
"Thank goodness you're all right.  I know it's frustrating when you do everything possible to be safe and still nearly get mowed down anyway.  I would keep on it with PACE.  That van driver shouldn't just get away with…"
Dec 13, 2017
Jim Reho replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Advice: It's Mitten Season!
"I think your suggestion is great.  I've used these under mitten shells.  However, at the link you gave the cost would be about $20.00 for the two pairs, shipped.  I would try eBay for a better deal."
Dec 12, 2017
Jim Reho replied to Jim Reho's discussion Clothing Question
"Thanks for the replies.  It certainly sounds like it can't hurt."
Dec 4, 2017
Mike Zumwalt replied to Jim Reho's discussion Clothing Question
"I have a shirt that I wear in below freezing weather only. I wear a wicking layer an insulating layer then the reflective then 2 outer layers. It's great at keeping me warm but only if I'm moving generating heat. The wind will blow through…"
Dec 4, 2017

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
It's always good to learn from others.
About me:
Veteran rider of the South Side streets. Still alive but somewhat damaged.

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At 4:39am on October 20, 2016, Tom Limon said…
Thanks for the great feedback, yeah it took me a while to explore and stumble upon some of these places. Thanks for pointing out my typo as well, I corrected it. :)
 
 
 

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