"I applaud your desire to fill the position with someone from the bike community! Nice work!
I hope I never need your services, but if I do, I will remember this (and tons of other great contributions to biking) when it comes time to choosing…"
"I did get some of the Letherbee Malort and I can testify that is is pretty awesome. I never managed to acquire a taste for the Jepson's version, which tastes like lighter fluid with a slight herbal (and not in a good way) undertone."
"Also it probably can't hurt that the long destructive reign of Steven Harper is over. We whine (and rightfully so) about the shortcomings of our two party system, but our more sensible neighbor to the north suffered (and the environment of the…"
"cool! Interesting that Schwinn put the word "Automatic" on the coaster brake arm marketing text.
The kickback 2 speeds are not actually automatic, as the name implies and Robot Gabe tells us, the rider has to pedal backward a bit to get it…"
"Like many great ideas, this one has a lot of flaws, as you point out in your closing paragraph. I'm just guessing, but I think that the riders who are most likely to use an app such as Strava are already riding in parts of town that are already…"
"I would not assume that your decision is between a touring bike or a cyclocross. While either can make a great commuter bike, neither is ideal. You don't need more than a couple (or arguably more than one) gear(s) in Chicago and commuting…"
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.