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Michael A
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Snow ride/Superbowl edition???
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Who would be up for such a thing???Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Feb 1.

Darriean Hess gets 15-40 years for killing 2 cyclists with her car
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This was a plea deal, but 10+ yrs in prison is no light sentence... nothing will bring the cyclists back…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Jan 28.

I just finished this project and wanted to share the photos
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I started with this my '09 Colnago EPSThen I took off the SR-11 parts, added a few new ones and made…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Diamond Jan 13.

 

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Jeff Schneider replied to Michael A's discussion This article is about how many people in the US do not know HOW to ride a bike
"Sad but not surprising that younger people are less likely to know how to ride.  Gone are the days of walkable towns and free range kids."
Apr 16
Michael A posted a discussion
Apr 16
Michael A replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"not only can they get up to the speed limit at a much faster rate, they are usually bleed to a cheap bicycle with cheap brakes that were never designed to stop the added weight or power "
Apr 6
Michael A replied to Brian's discussion Bicyclist Critically Injured In Hit-and-Run on North Ave in Humboldt Park
"A quote from the ABCnews site  A security camera captured 26-year-old avid cyclist Ricardo "Richie" Capistran riding the motorized bicycle he built as he collided with the driver of an SUV in the 1600-block of North Talman Avenue…"
Apr 5
djm and Michael A are now friends
Mar 8
Michael A and Dane G are now friends
Mar 8
Michael A commented on Amy Dee's event Spring Riding Warm Up with Brewery Cool Off
"Thanks for organizing this Amy, It was a nice ride on a nicest day https://connect.garmin.com/activity/714827764"
Mar 8
Michael A is attending Amy Dee's event
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Spring Riding Warm Up with Brewery Cool Off at Western Brown Line CTA

March 8, 2015 from 10am to 4pm
It's getting warmer out there, so let's stretch our legs.  We'll meet at Western Brown Line stop at 10 am, then roll out to Ravinia. Our expected arrival time to Ravinia is 1130 am. From Ravinia, we pedal down to World of Beer in Evanston for a brew and a bite before heading back to Western Brown Line. Total mileage is just under 35 miles. Round trip from Ravinia to World of Beer is 20 miles. PM me for my phone number.See More
Mar 8
Michael A replied to Jared Verbeke's discussion Wanted to Rent: Hard Bike Travel Case
"I have one of these, it holds one bike securely , Pm me if you want to talk about borrowing it"
Feb 23
Michael A replied to Alex Z's discussion Lakepath conditions now?
Feb 17
Michael A is attending JustWill's event
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Annual Spring Ride to Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, IL at Two Brothers Roundhouse, Aurora IL

March 14, 2015 from 9am to 5pm
With spring possibly springing early this season, I think it's time to schedule my Annual Spring Ride to Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora.The meeting point:9:00 AM at UIC and Halsted station to take the Blue line to Forest Park then ride the IPP to Aurora and drink and eat lunch at Two Brothers Roundhouse. We will leave no later than 9:15 on the Blue Line toward Forest Park10:00 AM at Forest Park Blue Line stationIf you are riding all the way from the city, then please make sure you make one…See More
Feb 10
Michael A replied to Yasmeen's discussion Attn hard-core SNOW riders! We'd love to hear your stories!
"[URL=http://s1105.photobucket.com/user/mvacolnago/media/snowman_zpsx2o3p331.jpg.html][IMG]http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h350/mvacolnago/snowman_zpsx2o3p331.jpg[/IMG][/URL]"
Feb 2
John replied to Michael A's discussion Snow ride/Superbowl edition???
"I'll post a ride, bring hand/toe warmers and hot chocolate.  First place to get two or more votes can be our starting point: Cole's Ola's Nilda's Miller's on Roscoe Rite Liquors Rainbo Club Orbit Room Clyde's"
Feb 1
Jared replied to Michael A's discussion Snow ride/Superbowl edition???
"Some of those destinations are about three months worth of FBC rides put together!"
Feb 1
John replied to Michael A's discussion Snow ride/Superbowl edition???
"I'm looking for a relatively sportsball-ambivalent zone so any snow ride wackjobs could get in. Cole's? Ola's? Nilda's?"
Feb 1
Michael A replied to Michael A's discussion Snow ride/Superbowl edition???
"Gannons for the first half and then lincoln lanes for the second?"
Feb 1

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing

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At 12:37pm on March 27, 2014, Marianne Swan said…

Working on those pics of my Paramount tonight after work. Sorry for the delay. Too much work this week.

At 4:41pm on March 25, 2014, Marianne Swan said…

I am working on compiling as much information as possible including pics. I will try to get that up within the next day. Thanks for commenting. I really want it to go to an owner that will appreciate it. I am an avid bicycle/bicycle history lover and its a cool bike to own. Just now time for me to pass it on. Be back with more information.

At 7:31pm on September 11, 2013, andre tom said…

Hm, nuts, I thought it would be somewhere around 80-90. Sorry

At 3:46pm on September 11, 2013, andre tom said…
Ill gladly take them off your hands if its possible to have them shipped to California.
At 10:25am on February 19, 2011, thang van ung said…
if you can re-find the posting of the lost gloves tell me. thanks.
At 8:50pm on September 11, 2010, Fred Noinaj said…
At 7:47pm on June 21, 2010, Lynn said…
It will be my first time doing the Swedish ride, I hear there is only 1 stop light. Mon night ride might be tough to get to. What about weekend rides? Any groups you would recommend?
At 6:12pm on June 21, 2010, Lynn said…
I have never done any CCC rides. How far and how fast do they go? What route do they take? I ride mostly northshore routes. Im also doing the Insane Terrain Ride next month. This will be my first time doing the Swedish Days Ride. Have you done this before? What's your take on it?
At 5:22pm on June 21, 2010, Lynn said…
Are you doing the Swedish Days Ride? I am....doing the 100mile route.
At 12:49pm on June 21, 2010, Kelly C said…
Thanks for your expert help on fixing my flat during the architectural tour. And for letting me test drive your amazing bike!
 
 
 

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