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Internal Gear Hub mechanic needed
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My neighbor has a SRAM internal gear hub that "skips." Can I get some recommendations on mechanics in the area that work on these things?Thanks, SBCContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by notoriousDUG Nov 21, 2014.

Death of Dr. Peter B. Hales
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I don't know if anyone here knew Dr. Peter B. Hales, but I have the sad job of announcing that the much-beloved University of Illinois/Chicago professor, artist, author, bike rider and mean slide…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Fischer Aug 28, 2014.

Letter to Louise - a car driver - and a story of making lemonade...
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This is an email that I sent to Louise.  She had passed me in her car and unnecessarily honked at me while I rode home alone, in my legal part of the roadway, after a bike ride with some friends.  To…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 Mar 20, 2012.

 

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Steve Courtright replied to Dean Bekken's discussion Agro Teen Threatened to Shoot
"Yes"
Jan 20, 2016
Steve Courtright replied to Yasmeen's discussion eBikes - What's All the Fuss About?
"George: In Europe, the big dog is Bosch in this market.  If you look for e-bikes with Bosch systems, you can be assured that at least the e-bike motor/logic/power-train part is about as good as it gets.  My experience was that on windy or…"
Jan 5, 2016
Steve Courtright replied to Yasmeen's discussion eBikes - What's All the Fuss About?
"I was one of a team of testers for SRAM's version of a couple of different e-bike systems for about a year or so.  I definitely saw many advantages.  E-bikes are especially suited for those who want alternative transportation and are…"
Jan 5, 2016
Steve Courtright replied to Ben Raines's discussion car starts to weave into your lane, you knock/bang to get their attention... they are a cop...
"My docket is clear.  I would be happy to provide moral support..."
Nov 10, 2015
Steve Courtright replied to Madopal (16.5 mi)'s discussion Got my first bike ticket, I feel so validated
"That does seem excessive - I wonder if cars get the same fine.  Which would seem unbalanced considering the damage multiplier that should be applied to motor vehicles."
Oct 6, 2015
Steve Courtright replied to Tania Sebastian's discussion What does Illinois law say about riding side-by-side?
"Note: there are more stringent statutes adopted by some towns that explicitly require bikes to ride single file. "
Sep 24, 2015
notoriousDUG and Steve Courtright are now friends
Nov 26, 2014
notoriousDUG replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Internal Gear Hub mechanic needed
"Send me a PM. If it is skipping internally your best bet is most likely to replace the hub if simple adjustment does not stop it.  Are you sure it is not a chain tension or chain wear issue? If it is skipping STOP RIDING IT RIGHT NOW as…"
Nov 21, 2014
Steve Courtright replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Internal Gear Hub mechanic needed
"Thanks Kevin and Lisa - Steve"
Nov 21, 2014
Lisa Curcio replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Internal Gear Hub mechanic needed
"Second on DUG.  And last time I talked to him he was at Johnny Sprockets (and Westtown, of course)."
Nov 21, 2014
Steve Courtright posted a discussion

Internal Gear Hub mechanic needed

My neighbor has a SRAM internal gear hub that "skips." Can I get some recommendations on mechanics in the area that work on these things?Thanks, SBCSee More
Nov 21, 2014
Andreas Fischer replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Death of Dr. Peter B. Hales
"Hello - Thanks for posting this. I am a former student of Peter's and he used to kind of talk about me in his lectures in class because he knew I was also a cyclist. I was always kind of embarrassed, but really knew that he was doing that to…"
Aug 28, 2014
Steve Courtright replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Death of Dr. Peter B. Hales
"Thanks Beans and Anne.  Just sitting here at my desk with tears in my eyes.  This snippet of his writing kind of gives one an idea of Peter."
Aug 27, 2014
Anne Alt replied to Steve Courtright's discussion Death of Dr. Peter B. Hales
"I didn't know him, but he sounds like an amazing guy. I'm sorry for your loss. "
Aug 27, 2014
Steve Courtright posted a discussion

Death of Dr. Peter B. Hales

I don't know if anyone here knew Dr. Peter B. Hales, but I have the sad job of announcing that the much-beloved University of Illinois/Chicago professor, artist, author, bike rider and mean slide guitar player was killed by a motor vehicle this morning while riding near his retirement home in New York.  He was 63.Peter was a long-time friend of mine.  We rode many happy miles together on the Judson ride and other rides, played in a bluegrass band together, and often shared our love of…See More
Aug 27, 2014
Steve Courtright replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"I keep checking in here to see if Dan has been found.  I've spent the last two days in a fog between this tragedy and the memorial in Evanston for our friend Gigi (the Evanston Librarian).  Both, good, important people.  Very sad."
Aug 12, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town, My job involves biking
About me:
SRAMmie
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http://stevecourtright.blogspot.com/

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At 1:03pm on May 22, 2012, Lawrence Wong K said…

Great ride this morning..

 
 
 

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