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Ass Savers: An autumnal discussion
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Started this discussion. Last reply by kiltedcelt Oct 25, 2012.

I'd vote for this guy anyday...
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Serge Lubomudrov Jul 27, 2011.

Rahm wants to build 25 miles of bike lanes a year
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chixieonfixie replied to Austin Fenwick's discussion CAMBr needs Cycling community help to win $33,000 grant
"You got my vote!"
Apr 5
chixieonfixie replied to Mark's discussion Question for those who have been doored, or hit by a car, and had damage to your bike
"I am not sure it is the passenger's fault.  It is certainly a good idea to get the passenger's info, yes, but my understanding is it is the responsibility of the taxi driver to make sure the passenger does not open the taxi door into…"
Sep 18, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to Steven Vance's discussion Chicago bike sharing will be known as Divvy, be Chicago flag blue
"Article in the trib on this.  Its launching this Friday through Sunday...,0,4214907.story"
Jun 26, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to igz's discussion FREE PAINT!!
"You could donate to the Chicago Paint Exchange.  I believe it is still affiliated with the recycling facility at 1150 N Branch Street if you wanted to haul it out there. "
May 30, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to Will's discussion Don't brag about your hit and run on Twitter
"Agreed.  Peenworm logic! "
May 22, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to Jim Shaw's discussion Skateboards in bike lanes?
"I would 1000x rather have a board in the bike lane than a moped, motorcycle, or roller blader.  As long as the person is aware of their surroundings and doesnt make any unexpected moves (as I would also hope from other cyclists) I have no issue…"
May 21, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to Gary Caudill's discussion roll: opening mid-March...!
"Here come the Ohioans!"
Feb 11, 2013
chixieonfixie replied to Nancy L. Fagin's discussion One day it's there, the next day it's gone!
"Nancy just curious but are you from a small town?"
Dec 30, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to Mo's discussion Bike Lane Headlight
"Interesting.  Reminds me of this one."
Dec 9, 2012
chixieonfixie added a discussion to the group Pick-Up Group Rides

Sunday 11/25/12 ride

Will be riding tomorrow from 9-12:30 to Ft. Sheridan.  Avg pace between 16-18 and sprints up ~30mph.  If anybody is interested give me a shout and we'll discuss departure site as I am somewhat flexible but am on the north side of Chicago.hope to hear from anyone still riding outdoors!See More
Nov 24, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to Night Owl's discussion Kinzie Street Protected Bike Lane Being Removed?
"If you dont like it talk to the Kennedy family.  When they sold off the Merchandise Mart they kept this sliver of land b/c it was so valuable.  If you look up Wolf Point on Wikipedia it talks about their plans for it down toward the bottom…"
Nov 9, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Will Sandy Turn New Yorkers Into Bike Commuters?
"Nuts.  Guy  is totally nuts.  Personally I would have been canoeing or white water rafting.  Looked like there were some pretty good currents past some of those restaurants. "
Nov 3, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to JeffB (7+ miles)'s discussion Wells Street bridge closing for one year
"Is it me or do these two sentences in conjunction with one another cause anyone else pause for thought? "CTA Brown Line and Purple Line/Evanston Express trains will still operate over the bridge, except during two separate nine-day periods…"
Oct 30, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to kiltedcelt's discussion Anybody else going to wuss out on commuting because of gale force winds?
"uhm..this is enough of a forecast for me to make my decision right now...winds will be persistently from the north... "Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication.…"
Oct 29, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Monday & Tuesday: Hurricane Sandy To Break Bad On Lakefront.
"If anybody goes out to the lake could you please take some pictures and post them? I want to see 20 foot waves from the comfort of my nice couch!"
Oct 29, 2012
chixieonfixie replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Monday & Tuesday: Hurricane Sandy To Break Bad On Lakefront.
"Where did the information in your post come from?"
Oct 28, 2012

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What I ride:
Road, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

Playing with giant toys like bulldozers, front-end loaders, backhoes, scrapers, motor graders, shovels, derricks, large pumps, and air compressors can be fun.  With more jobs for operating engineers than qualified applicants, operating engineers report being happy.

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At 3:23am on May 24, 2011, Rik van Eijk said…
Thanks for your comment! I know there are dutch bike shops in Chicago. We started with the export of a classic dutch bike brand named Union and I'm trying to see what's going on in several bike cities! We believe Copenhagen Cyclery could be a great partner for us.
At 8:25am on April 21, 2011, Michael B said…
I'm selling it because I have too many bikes. I built it up just to build a great urban track bike. I'll send you a photo as soon as I get my butt moving today.
At 7:14am on March 22, 2011, Mike Tobin said…
OK, I saw a ride that goes on Saturday but yeah, something tells me that on Saturday we may be indoors. If you train during the week, maybe we could work something out. I'm a bit intimidated by the whole team talk. But I could pick up my game.
At 2:15pm on March 21, 2011, Peenworm "8 mile" Grubologist said…
I'm pro-fixie and pro-chixie so as usernames go that is also a d(o_<d)
At 10:46am on March 21, 2011, Mike Tobin said…

now suddenly there are a lot of options.

I'm up for a ride on saturday.


At 9:30am on December 18, 2009, Tony Adams 0 mi said…
Yes, my primary bike is an early 80's Schwinn Continental fixie conversion. I kind of love it, but it is a bit heavy. I'm casually looking around for something a bit lighter - but not so fancy as to be expensive - in other words another $50 or $100 old bike to convert. I also have an early 80's Trek 500 road bike which I use for the occasional tour or when the Schwinn is on the operating table or whatever.
At 8:20am on December 17, 2009, Tony Adams 0 mi said…
re: my blurry icon, it says Waystn Cycles. But Hasty or Waysted or whatever would be funnier! The shop sticker if from the store the bike came from I guess. The sticker is long gone or I'd take a better shot of it. Here is a bit more info about the shop.
At 9:07pm on September 14, 2009, Anne said…
how about this weekend? i've been working on a list of skills/drills and techniques to adequately describe what it will be about.

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