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U-lock found at 21st and Halsted, 5:20PM

Kryptonite Keeper U-lock found in middle of bike lane by the Divvy Station at 21st and Halsted (southbound lane).  I moved it out of the way to the red and white bollard marking the Divvy Station…Continue

Started Aug 19

Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
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First, I tried scrubbing with an old toothbrush and some diluted Dr. Bronner's soap.  This was okay, but my grips still felt gunky.  In the winter, this pulled fibers from my cheapie glove (the one…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Curcio 6.6mi Jul 14.

Alec Baldwin arrested for wrong way biking
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Those people annoy the crap out of me!…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by yai danche May 14.

Doored cyclist says he can't hate motorist...
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This guy who got doored sounds very…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by yai danche Jun 27, 2013.

 

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yai danche replied to Jim Reho's discussion Keeping tennis shoe bike feet dry
"Newspaper trick totally works.  It draws the water out quicker.  Make sure to check on it after an hour to change the newspaper.  Finish with a hairdryer if needed.  If you use dryer sheets, save the used ones to stuff in your…"
Tuesday
yai danche replied to Madeline's discussion Electric Bikes?
"UGH.  Thank you!   "
Sep 12
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Aug 31
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
Aug 19
yai danche posted a discussion

U-lock found at 21st and Halsted, 5:20PM

Kryptonite Keeper U-lock found in middle of bike lane by the Divvy Station at 21st and Halsted (southbound lane).  I moved it out of the way to the red and white bollard marking the Divvy Station (bollard is by 2120 S Halsted).See More
Aug 19
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Yes, thank you.  I went to Loop location yesterday and received the discount.  Intelligensia has the best coffee in town!  "
Aug 19
yai danche replied to Haddon's discussion Zombie Movies Never Have Bikes
"I watched a few episodes of that show Revolution where electricity stops working (ugh, stupid I know).  They ride horses to get around, which is sustainable so they get credit for that.  But there are no bikes or roller skates or…"
Aug 9
yai danche replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Cyclist Discount No More
"Did you ask specifically?  I have a feeling it's one of those you have to ask for the discount.  I had my helmet in hand, but they didn't automatically give it to me.  I was too embarassed to ask so I really don't know.…"
Aug 2
yai danche replied to Tom Z's discussion Awesome Police Officer pulls over a car tailgating a bicycle... VIDEO
"I can't tell if his camera was handlebar-mounted or perhaps strapped to his chest.  Either way.  Really awesome of the cop to do his job and realize that bikes belong on the road, too.  I noticed the left lane was pretty clear…"
Jul 25
Lisa Curcio 6.6mi replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"Here is another option for great grips.  Cheap rubber ergonomic grips wrapped in cork bar tape.  Jesse at Comrade Cycles did it for me and they are holding up extremely well!"
Jul 14
yai danche replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"Good idea, Eli.  If the Windex doesn't remove the residue, I might go that route."
Jul 13
Eli replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"You can find those old-fashioned hard rubber grips (like the old Schwinn ones) on eBay, sometimes never used."
Jul 13
yai danche replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"Nat, you mean new Oury ones or new grips?  Please recommend a brand that's easy to clean.   I got the Oury ones because they came in so many colors and was told they were cushy.  I didn't want the foam ones because they…"
Jul 13
KevinM replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"windex to clean, baby powder to de-sticky.  But oury grips are well known for being sticky, that's kinda the point. Gloves help :)"
Jul 13
Nat X replied to yai danche's discussion Tips on cleaning Oury grips?
"You could spend $10 on new ones?"
Jul 13
yai danche posted a discussion

Tips on cleaning Oury grips?

First, I tried scrubbing with an old toothbrush and some diluted Dr. Bronner's soap.  This was okay, but my grips still felt gunky.  In the winter, this pulled fibers from my cheapie glove (the one size fits all kind that you buy at Walgreens).  Today, I tried using a dual sided sponge and some Dawn dishsoap.  Couldn't really get into the nooks and crannies, but got rid of most of the dirt.  Rinsed with water.  Now they feel super sticky! I then tried to rinse with a dilute vinegar solution,…See More
Jul 13

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What I ride:
Cruiser
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Commuting
About me:
I've been commuting by bike since 2009. I've been through 3 bikes and still looking for the perfect one/accumulating bikes for every situation.
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