Some of the riders in my dwelling are meeting with Farmer Jon today to get set up for kitchen waste composting service.[The] compost collection business is similar to other in Chicago but with two notable exceptions — it's conducted entirely by bike and is believed to be the South Side's only such service.…See More
"The awesome Blue City in Bridgeport as a very timely sale on lights in November as the daylight hours grow shorter:
$50 Tune Up
Bring us your bike in November for a pre-Winter tune. Come visit us and get a good deal too!
"There are so many great things about Slow Roll Chicago I don't even know where to begin...
One example is the approach to helmets expressed in the Code of Conduct:
Are helmets required?No, but they are more than encouraged, its just the…"
"Much more sense! But I don't think it goes far enough really. If there is no traffic with the right of way at a red light, we should be able to also treat a red light as we treat a yield sign. There is no reason to come to a full stop if…"
"LIB never misses a chance to hoist their inane "follow the rules of the road" jihad. Let's imagine that you are approaching an stop sign on your bike. There are no other humans for miles around. No one could possibly come to harm if…"
"Yes. This is what I would do also. As far as I'm concerned, the cyclist waiting behind the car has chosen not to shoal the CAR, which is of course her decision to make, but once she has done so, you are then free to move up and shoal the car…"
"What? What is the point of the Chainlink in the first place? Isn't it a community of bicyclists? What are we supposed to do, ride our bikes around in circles in the nearest velodrome? How does that get us to work or to home or get our kids to…"
"Yes, that is happening to me on the rack's vertical stays. (Planet Bike eco rack and Ortleib Top Roller ) I'm guessing there is some dirt involved? I thought aluminum was harder than plastic, but perhaps not?
Thanks for your interest, Tony, and your offer. When I get info on how to set up a presentation (Paul, I guess), i'll be happy to have your help. You are my friend, too once I figure out how to do that. Peg
Oh, very cool, thanks for the link. Ive heard mythical folklore about 'the guy who designed the Paramount' from Chicago but did not realize the shop was still in business. I will definitely have to drop in. So is your bike a Schwinn then? I am a bit disappointed its not Nasty's Cycles but the real story is very good in its own right.