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Michael Young
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  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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My homie (Chase Wreyford) started a cool adventure blog
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter Jun 25, 2014.

Tour de Fat car trade opportunity
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Jul 25, 2012.

Bicycle discussion and training at West Town Bikes
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Started this discussion. Last reply by notoriousDUG Jan 31, 2012.

 

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Basic Bike Maintenance at West Town Bikes workshop

March 23, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm
Thursday March 23rd from 7pm - 10pm.  Learn the basics of how to keep your bike and body running smoothly all year long. We will cover things like preventing flats, cycling gear, proper fit, names and function of the parts and components and basic adjustments. Its an interactive learning workshop and the days content is driven by what the participants want to learn. This class is a great introduction to West Town Bikes, our workshop and other opportunities here. If you've got a bike you want to…See More
Mar 9
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Build A Bike at West Town Bikes

March 30, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm
This course is 8 sessions beginning Thursday March 30th and meets once a week every Thursday from 7pm-10.Gain a comprehensive overview of bicycle mechanics in this 8 week Build-A-Bike course. We cover overhauling and adjusting bottom brackets, headsets and hubs, wheel truing, brake, shifter and derailleur adjustment and any other finishing work, detail and trouble shooting. There are many options for project bikes. You can use your own, borrow one from us or get something that needs a complete…See More
Mar 9
Michael Young replied to Christopher C.'s discussion Looking for a 1" threaded headset
"Used parts like that are available from West Town Bikes Open Shop.  http://westtownbikes.org/event-created/month"
Mar 9
Michael Young posted an event

Build A Bike at West Town Bikes

February 13, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm
This course is 8 sessions beginning Thursday March 30th and meets once a week every Thursday from 7pm-10.Gain a comprehensive overview of bicycle mechanics in this 8 week Build-A-Bike course. We cover overhauling and adjusting bottom brackets, headsets and hubs, wheel truing, brake, shifter and derailleur adjustment and any other finishing work, detail and trouble shooting. There are many options for project bikes. You can use your own, borrow one from us or get something that needs a complete…See More
Feb 6
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Basic Bike Maintenance and Winter Cycling at West Town Bikes

December 22, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Reservation required to attend.Learn the basics of how to keep your bike and body running smoothly through these harsh Chicago winters. We will cover things like preventing flats, winter cycling gear and basic adjustments. Its an interactive learning workshop and the days content is driven by what the participants want to learn. This class is a great introduction to West Town Bikes, our workshop and other opportunities here. If you've got a bike you want to build up or have questions about…See More
Dec 15, 2016
Michael Young posted an event
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Basic Bike Maintenance and Winter Cycling at West Town Bikes

December 22, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm
Reservation required to attend.Learn the basics of how to keep your bike and body running smoothly through these harsh Chicago winters. We will cover things like preventing flats, winter cycling gear and basic adjustments. Its an interactive learning workshop and the days content is driven by what the participants want to learn. This class is a great introduction to West Town Bikes, our workshop and other opportunities here. If you've got a bike you want to build up or have questions about…See More
Dec 7, 2016
Michael Young commented on Yasmeen's event Afterglow Cx Race
Dec 7, 2016
Michael Young is attending Yasmeen's event
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Afterglow Cx Race at Humboldt Park

December 10, 2016 from 10am to 5pm
Afterglow is a Cyclocross race benefiting local youth development programs at West Town Bikes and Blackstone Bike Works.See More
Dec 7, 2016

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear, Folding Bike, Funny Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town, My job involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Community.

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