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1988 vintage Cannondale road bike for sale

Dusty blue Cannondale road bike with railroad station logo, aluminum frame. Needs a little work (oil and perhaps some tinkering with the derailleur).  24"/61cm from top of seat tube to center of…Continue

Started yesterday

Wolf whistle
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I've always wanted to do a mock up for an ad - Want to lose the grey?  What to look 10 years younger - put on a bike helmet.A guy wolf whistled me today.  Must be spring in the air.I'm 60 and my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kris Hendry Mar 22.

Police on bicycles
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We were headed east on North Avenue over the river and saw a group of hopefully, trainee/police on bicycles.  One officer's bike was too big and he kept swing his weight from side to side as he…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Barish Nov 29, 2014.

A 100 bicycles?
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Every once in a while I check Craiglist/Chicago for 1). my stolen bicycle, it must be out there somewhere unless it has been ground up and turned into paperclips 2). a "matching" Motobecane to my…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy L. Fagin Oct 6, 2014.

 

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1988 vintage Cannondale road bike for sale

Dusty blue Cannondale road bike with railroad station logo, aluminum frame. Needs a little work (oil and perhaps some tinkering with the derailleur).  24"/61cm from top of seat tube to center of crank.  Previous owner covered some chipping with a different company's decal (Electra), but not too bad.  Just a little too tall for my husband 250.00US$ For reference, serial number is (or looks like) 85809880084, Email only nfaginbooks@gmail.com  Photos on request.See More
yesterday
Joe Guzzardo replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"When you're 18 you're doing your best to look mature and confident and hope you can slip through with your older friends. When you're 21 to 24 you proudly display your id. From about age 25 to 30 you roll your eyes and deal with the…"
Mar 21
Joe Guzzardo replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"LOL. Would you consider yourself a cougar? A person who keeps him/her self in shape is attractive at any age. I remember reading an article not long ago about a guy who rode pretty regularly and was in better health than couch potatoes 15 years…"
Mar 21
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Njogu Morgan's discussion Everyday cyclists 1970s-1990s
"There must be gobs of stuff under Jayne Byrne files.  Again, little infrastructure.  They put up a bicycle parking lot at Michigan Avenue at Grand Avenue - chain link fence with gravel (NW corner).  Foks lost interest and became just…"
Mar 20
Tom A.K. replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"Nancy, you still have it. Say hello to your lucky hubby for me."
Mar 20
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"Dear Dave Barish, Many thanks for your note - yup, most wolf whistles and comments are offensive.  I interpreted this as light hearted (they were doing construction work) and the sun was shining.  It wasn't face to face nor leering.…"
Mar 20
Chitown_Mike replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"I wolf whistle at my wife all the time, perhaps your hubby is expressing his appreciation for the view?"
Mar 20
Tom A.K. replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"Mature IS sexy ! Life and love is not only for the young !"
Mar 20
David Barish replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion Wolf whistle
"There is  a point at which that which is normally offensive can be  (sort of) welcoming. Women are plagued  and harassed by such behavior. At a certain point I guess it's nice to know that you can still bring it on.  Getting…"
Mar 20
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Njogu Morgan's discussion Everyday cyclists 1970s-1990s
"Back in the 1970s I worked first as a volunteer then as part time staff at the Chicago Academy of Scienes (2001 North Clark Street).  Many of the artist who were re-doing the dioramas road their bikes to work.  There were no bike racks, no…"
Mar 20
Nancy L. Fagin posted a discussion

Wolf whistle

I've always wanted to do a mock up for an ad - Want to lose the grey?  What to look 10 years younger - put on a bike helmet.A guy wolf whistled me today.  Must be spring in the air.I'm 60 and my husband (riding just behind me) is 73.NancySee More
Mar 20
Nancy L. Fagin commented on Yasmeen's page Bike Commuting After A Heavy Snowfall - Photos #8
"Many thanks foryour article.  I put off riding for a few days because I was more afraid of the surfer's wave from the slush - from trucks, cabs and buses.  I do a short route, from home to warehouse, home to post office and it seems…"
Feb 5
Nancy L. Fagin is attending Active Transportation Alliance's event
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Winter Bike to Work Day at Daley Plaza

January 23, 2015 from 6:30am to 9am
Join us and other Roll the Cold Bike Challengees for Winter Bike to Work Day on Friday, January 23rd at Daley Plaza for the annual celebration of cyclists who don't let the cold temperatures or snow stop them from biking. From 6:30-9am, warm up and mingle with other winter cyclists with free Dark Matter coffee and Eli's cheesecake.Also be sure to get a jump on your spring plan by registering for 2015's Bike the Drive (Sunday, May 24). Registration opens at 6:30am on January 23rd.See More
Jan 22
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion Observations from "Ice Station Zebra"
"Yep - I was locking my bike outside the post office on Ashland/Milwaukee and pin-pointed the "skunky" smell from a plumber's van (rush hour, too).  Does it make the drive that muxch eeeaaasssiiier?"
Jan 12
Nancy L. Fagin replied to Michael A's discussion I just finished this project and wanted to share the photos
"Many thanks for a great photo essay.  I must admit the not-to-scale green milk crate "add-on" was pretty funny.  My husband had to stop what he was doing to see what all the laughter was about. Nancy and Ron"
Jan 8
Nancy L. Fagin might attend Lisa Curcio 4.1mi's event

Weather be Damned New Year's Day Ride at Eckhart Park Field House

January 1, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
Start the New Year on the right foot with the Chicago Cycling Club's annual New Year's Day ride. Neither snow, sleet, ice nor hangovers will prevent an intrepid group of cyclists from riding on the first day of the year 2015. Embark on a 10-12 mile cycling odyssey  that includes the obligatory breakfast/brunch stop at a restaurant in a great Chicago neighborhood.Again this year, the ride will start in West Town at the Eckhart Park field house (which will not be open). We will return to this…See More
Dec 27, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Around Town, My business involves biking
About me:
You all have seen me - the old bike with the trailer with canvas bags full of mail. The bike helmet covers the gray hair.

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At 9:04pm on June 27, 2013, Lisa Curcio 4.1mi said…

Nancy, we are going to recruit you to Women Bike Chicago!

Lisa

 
 
 

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