"Julie Hochstadter said:H3- is that supposed to be a guard dog in the picture above?
I was just reposting Giovanni's picture to make it visible and be helpful-- I don't know anything about the dog.
She actually did post this to the…"
hi everyone,my second and primary bike got stolen tonight at 609 N dearborn ave. It is bright orange with white tires and tan griptape, so it is pretty easy to spot (my friend spotted me 5 blocks away today *tear* ) anyways, i'm going to report it stolen and do all the necessary work to get it reported of course, but i just wanted to also let everyone on here know also, so please please please please if you know or see anything let me know. This bike means a lot to me i've kind of been building…See More
Rode from Chicago and through Toronto en route to Montreal last summer- it's a wonderful ride. I'd say 100 miles/day is possible but not desirable. Though you'll be surprised how quickly you become acclimated to loaded riding,…"
"Homebuilt said:Two things that weren't fully covered: 100mi/day will be pretty heavy, and not allow much time for enjoying it. You'll feel under the gun every day to crank out those miles. I would rather add a few days to the trip. Maybe…"
"definitely think i'm going to install a sturmy hub, unfortunately my 3spd bike was stolen the other day (if anyone comes across a mint blue 3spd schwinn collegiate with a missing right pedal let me know please!) so i'm going to have to…"
"Two things that weren't fully covered: 100mi/day will be pretty heavy, and not allow much time for enjoying it. You'll feel under the gun every day to crank out those miles. I would rather add a few days to the trip. Maybe just bike there,…"
"thanks for the advice everyone, i just got my rack and panier and a cyclocomputer so now i'm just going to spend the next months training, eating right, and going back and forth to Wisconsin and long weekend rides, hopefully it warms up soon!…"
"I once did a century on a fixed gear. Then a month or so later I did a different century on a geared road bike. It's difficult to factor the differences that the wind and hills made, but even still I averaged almost 2mph faster on the geared…"