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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, 2016.

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 JoelS's discussion Lake Front Pedestrian/ Bike Separation Project
"No new pavement north of Belmont. Runners and walkers will be directed onto the secondary paths that meander closer to the lake. Should work out just fine."
yesterday
Mark replied to JoelS's discussion Call the Park District to get Saftey Cones/ Painted Cross walks on the LFT
"While the signs are good to alert drivers, I actually thought of them as a physical hazard for trail users.  If the signs are replaced, they should somehow be farther away from the LFT cross walk or installed on sign posts on the edges of the…"
Thursday
Mark replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Weber Spur joins the Sauganash Trail & the North Branch Trail
"Agreed, but this would be the icing on the cake."
Apr 4
Mark replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Weber Spur joins the Sauganash Trail & the North Branch Trail
"Very much hoping this section of the Weber Spur gets paved, as it will greatly improve access to the North Branch Trail from Bryn Mawr."
Apr 4
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Anyone See Anything on the Lakefront Path This Morning? (Cross post)
"It was my neighbor, Dan Banaczek.  He enjoyed riding and the outdoors.  He suffered a heart incident ironically riding to an appointment with his cardiologist.  He died doing one of the activities he loved.  Dan was just shy of…"
Apr 3
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Anyone See Anything on the Lakefront Path This Morning? (Cross post)
"I think was my neighbor. He was a very cautious rider. Still trying to get the details. Very sad."
Mar 31
Mark replied to dauber's discussion Into and out of Evanston...
"California/Dodge. Except I hate the PBLs on Dodge."
Feb 10
Mark replied to Steve Fiete's discussion How many people ride both a recumbent and upright bike?
"I ride upright road bikes and bought a recumbent tandem a couple years ago.  Both have their advantages.  The recumbent is comfortable, especially for my wrists and neck, but I feel like there is less power as the pedaling stoke is out in…"
Dec 29, 2016
Mark replied to Yasmeen's discussion Lake Front Path Expansion - Splitting the Path
"This is great news.  That being said, I am tired of hearing in the press releases how a cyclist plowed into the female runner.  The full story is that the crash happened as the runner made a u-turn at the Diversey Bridge without adequately…"
Dec 21, 2016
Mark replied to Josh L.'s discussion Last Night's Amusing Event on the LFP....
"I had a similar encounter with a lost cabbie on the LFT just south of Recreation Drive.  This was after a heavy snow and with high snow banks where the LFT crosses the Belmont Harbor entrance.  It was dark and I could see how it may have…"
Dec 2, 2016
Mark replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion A new bike path, under construction
"Any update on this?   Looking forward to checking it out!"
Nov 10, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016

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