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Looking for a Hase Pino Allround Tandem

Trying to find a used Hase Pino Allround tandem to purchase.  Please notify me if you have one for sale.  Thanks!Continue

Tags: tandem, allround, pino, hase

Started Jun 30, 2015

Ortlieb Warranty Policy
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The material on my Ortieb rear roller pannier split on the side recently after 4 years of faithful service.  Does anyone know what Ortlieb's warranty policy is?  Has anyone been able to have Ortlieb…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Apr 11.

Found Bike - 800 W. Lawrence
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A bike was found unlocked in the 800 block of Lawrence and is being held by the resident who found it in front of their building.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jul 2, 2012.

Welder Needed
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I have a steel-framed Trek 400 that I bought new in 1987.  I've kept it in good shape, but last week, a crack developed in the left tube coming up from the rear hub where it tapers flat near the seat…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter May 2, 2012.


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Mark replied to Duppie's discussion Recommendation for a local shop that can replace a top tube on my Surly LHT?
"Jessie at Comrade Cycles welded a crack in my frame several years ago and it is going strong."
Sep 16
Mark replied to Sanya's discussion Are You The Cyclist Who Caused My Friend's Crash?
"Also calling out On Your Left before passing another cyclist. "
Sep 8
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"I went to see The Dark Knight on Tuesday and noticed there was only 1 bike parked in the racks behind the bike station.  As mentioned earlier, there is capacity for at least 50 bikes here, and it is conveniently located.  That said, there…"
Sep 1
Mark replied to Brian S's discussion How Should We Integrate the North Branch Extension with the street network?
"I also ride Bryn Mawr west to get to the NBT.  I am looking forward to the Weber Trail south being built to access the NBT extension."
Aug 30
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Bike Locks Cut at Millenium Park by Management Last Night
"Also, there is no longer public bike parking inside McDonald's Cycle Center."
Aug 26
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Plans to Separate Southside Bike Path (Lakefront Trail)
"You are quick to recognize sarcasm. "
Aug 3
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Plans to Separate Southside Bike Path (Lakefront Trail)
"You are quick to recognize sarcasm."
Aug 3
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Plans to Separate Southside Bike Path (Lakefront Trail)
"There is already a stretch of double paths between 31st and 39th, but with no signs, it is still a free for all.  Once the paths are designated, I think trail users will get it.  If they don't, they will be politely reminded by the…"
Aug 2
Mark replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Repainting the LFT
"I disagree.  I think the new black coating makes it harder to pick out the cracks and imperfections that still exist as no work was done to repair the actual surface of the path."
Jul 28
Mark replied to Skip Montanaro 14.5mi's discussion Rash of crashes - Chicago Reader - possible LFT improvement?
"The trail used to be farther to the east, but was moved closer to the LSD ramps over 10 years ago.  I had a close call yesterday evening at this intersection.  The current trail configuration puts northbound trail users, especially…"
Jul 14
Mark replied to Marc-Paul Lee's discussion Can we do anything about parking in a PBL?
Jul 6
Mark replied to David H's discussion Please use your lights at night
"I think this is a growing problem and is part of the "minimalist" mentality that lights are just another accessory (like helmets and brakes) that are not necessary."
Jun 30
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion New Separated Bike Lanes on California Between Touhy and Dempster
"This sucks.  This was my preferred route through Evanston.  I once rode the Church St. PBL and it was my worst riding experience EVER full of right hooks and wandering pedestrians.  Buffered Bike Lanes, please!"
Jun 29
Mark replied to Chuckchuck's discussion Scrap the flyover Build a Protected Bike Lane on lower LSD
"The next phase of the flyover will be to extend the flyover to the LSD bridge at current path grade level.  The bridge houses will be hollowed out so the path and span over the river can be doubled in width, with the northbound path going…"
Jun 28
Mark replied to Jim Reho's discussion So What Can We Do To Make It Better, Specifically?
"I love taking Kingsbury north out of the Loop, and would often ride that 1/2 block, one-way SB section north from Kinzie in front of the East Bank Club.  Then one evening as cars were lined up southbound waiting for the stop sign at Kinzie, I…"
Jun 27
Mark replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Cyclist Hit by Tour Bus @ Michigan & Oak
"I prefer to use Rush/Wabash/State heading north and catch the LFT via the tunnel at North Ave.  It may be a few blocks longer, but is much safer IMO."
Jun 24

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