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Looking for a Rather Specific Rim
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Started this discussion. Last reply by T.C. O'Rourke Jul 30.

Help Fight the Pedicab Ordinance
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Started this discussion. Last reply by T.C. O'Rourke Jun 16.

Save The Pedicabs
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Started this discussion. Last reply by T.C. O'Rourke Jun 11.

 

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T.C. O'Rourke and West Town Bikes are now friends
Sep 7
T.C. O'Rourke replied to Serge Lubomudrov's discussion Has anyone ever fallen asleep riding a bike?
"Never fell asleep, but I hallucinated during the Paris-Brest-Paris.  I kept thinking I was on a bike trail in Florida, where I lived briefly, but never biked.  It was vivid enough that I could hear --and even smell-- the surf.  I see…"
Sep 7
T.C. O'Rourke replied to Jose A. Terrazas's discussion Possible chainlinker tragedy,
"So sorry to hear about this."
Aug 12
T.C. O'Rourke replied to T.C. O'Rourke's discussion Looking for a Rather Specific Rim
"I'm hoping for something 35mm or wider, ideally 50mm or more. "
Jul 30
Bikefreeek replied to T.C. O'Rourke's discussion Looking for a Rather Specific Rim
"Here you go... Weinmann DM30 Should run $30 or less from most shops who are able to order it."
Jul 29
T.C. O'Rourke replied to T.C. O'Rourke's discussion Looking for a Rather Specific Rim
"Because they will not accommodate 12 gauge nipples. Plus, eyelets are added to support the area around the nipple, so that the walls can machined thinner to save weight.  I don't care about weight and would rather have thicker walls. I…"
Jul 29
notoriousDUG replied to T.C. O'Rourke's discussion Looking for a Rather Specific Rim
"Why would you not want eyelets? There are several Velocity options they can drill to 48 for you."
Jul 29
T.C. O'Rourke posted a discussion

Looking for a Rather Specific Rim

Hi All,Looking for a rim recommendation, it's a doozy.I need a 26", 48 spoke hole clincher, the wider (35mm+) and beefier the better.  Preferably without eyelets, single wall would be fine.  Aluminum or steel.  Weight is irrelevant.An un-drilled rim (no spoke holes) would work as well.Thanks!See More
Jul 29

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cruiser, Track, Fixed Gear, Tandem, Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
'Something'
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://parisorbust2007.blogspot.com/

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At 5:50pm on April 28, 2012, Steve Buchtel said…
Hello, friend!
At 8:32pm on January 15, 2011, Jason Mui said…
Thanks for organizing the ride. Was great fun!
At 10:01pm on December 11, 2010, Randy Neufeld said…

It's been hip as long as you've been involved.  I've been checking out  the cycling scene in Budapest and Zapreb this week.

Cheers

At 10:28am on June 8, 2010, Michelle Green said…
hahahahaha
I'm so glad somebody appreciates these things! Also, I can't understand why Blockbuster would have let me rent this movie even once:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0124102/
At 8:25am on May 28, 2010, KatieP said…
Haha - we made it back, most likely due to the Metra...
At 3:28am on May 26, 2010, Shawn C. said…
Almost stayed, but then I thought about the bills that had to be paid. Had a great time - hope see you on future rides or at the bars (whichever comes first).
At 10:32am on May 25, 2010, igz said…
Interested in being the Route Master for the Starved Rock Ride?
At 12:02am on January 21, 2010, Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! said…
YO!
At 5:01am on January 2, 2010, Ron said…
Hi, TC, i'm mostly in and out during winter months. Sorry I can be hard to catch. Feel free to call or txt. me,when you're going to be in the vicinity.
773-633-5179.
Thanks, Ron
At 12:09pm on August 9, 2009, Carolyn Hoerdemann said…
I hope you had enough pierogis for me too...
 
 
 

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