"CBS news has been hitting the stolen bike resources hard for material (video, pics and locations of sucker poles) They must be putting together a "how to" video on where and how to steal and fence a bike"
"welcome to the world of road construction That work is all done by union labor, If there is a call to work and it is raining the company has to pay it workers 2 hours show up time, if they work even 5 minutes before it get rained out…"
"DPRT=DesPlains River Trail, It runs along the river all the way north to the wisconsin border. It is a combo of dirt/old asphalt/crush limestone. Most days it can be handled on a bike with 28mm tires. I prefer using a cyclocross bike with file…"
"I ride the DPRT trail very often in the dark, just make sure to dim your lights near the park entrances as it is technically illegal to ride the trail after dark. Also a carry a back up light or battery to get you home just in case of a delay.…"
"As I come up to the 4 way stop where there is a car already waiting, I come to a complete stop with a foot down as you try to wave me through, the lady in the SUV behind you does not understand courtesy and drives around you on the right with 2…"
"You kinda sound like a motorist complaining about cyclists in "their" streets
Those events are all given permits to hold them by the city, and the park district.
This is coming from someone who believes the only good reason to run…"
"I do not understand why any rider would put himself in that situation in the first place... passing a large vehicle on the right, especially entering an intersection is the quickest way to find out out how a bug feel right before it hits a windshield"
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.
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?