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olloyd1 commented on globalguy's group British Bicycles of Chicago
"  The Guy Fawkes Tweed Ride will start at Jackalope Coffee house at 32nd Street and Halsted at eleven a.m. on the fifth of November.  It will be about twenty five miles long with a couple of stops for food and drink, and several stops for…"
Oct 29, 2016
olloyd1 commented on globalguy's group British Bicycles of Chicago
"   Unfortunately I cannot make it. "
Oct 24, 2016
olloyd1 commented on globalguy's group British Bicycles of Chicago
"  We roughed out a route yesterday.  I will post the details in a day or two."
Oct 6, 2016
olloyd1 commented on globalguy's group British Bicycles of Chicago
"  Hey, Guy Fawkes draws closer and closer.  I plan on putting the ride together, stay tuned."
Sep 22, 2016
olloyd1 commented on Ali's group South Side Riders
"  I hope the ride went well.  I was planning on doing it but wimped out due to the cold and the distance I would have to cover to get to the start from Bridgeport.   Next time, I swear!"
Jan 18, 2016
olloyd1 replied to R.D. Yant's discussion Brooks Saddle Repair
"  I have fixed a couple.  Parts and labor would probably run around eighty dollars. I would have to double check to be sure.  "
May 12, 2015
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The Major Taylor Cycling Club Chicago invites you to join us. We are a club of all ages, cycling disciplines and abilities. Members enjoy riding together year round. Come see what fun club riding can be! Visit our website – See More
Apr 12, 2015
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"Hey folks, The Western segment of the Cal Sag trail has been completed. Does anyone know exactly where the it starts?"
Apr 12, 2015

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What I ride:
Road, Cruiser, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Co owner of Blue City Cycles, bike mechanic and frame builder
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Help out Illinois trail making!

Heya, I ride the hell out of the bikes trails in Illinois, and this campaign is aiming to maintain and expand the system that so many of us get great utility out of.  Check it out!

I am Owen of Blue City Cycles, and I approve this message.

Posted on May 28, 2014 at 8:43pm

Up and running

I think they like us . . .

Posted on April 5, 2009 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

3201 S Halsted

We signed the lease for a store at 3201 S. Halsted Yesterday. Blue City Cycles will be up and running by April. Mark my words this will kinda nifty.

Posted on January 28, 2009 at 11:42am

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At 12:22am on March 1, 2010, T.J. said…
great to see small wheel representers!!
At 8:59am on December 30, 2009, ERP said…
hey owen did you ever get that email about the special handlebars for Mark? if not let me know and I might still have his email for you
At 9:13pm on July 15, 2009, Lisa C said…
still up for a group ride - i did not make an attemp to show for a ride tonight since there was no responses (also there was death in my family so preparing to leave town) but i would really like to get a group ride together at some point - please respond to let me know if you guys are already up to something or would still like to put something together
At 5:35pm on February 7, 2009, T.C. O'Rourke said…
Cool photos, I will stop by soon!
At 11:30pm on January 22, 2009, Salvo Lutzery said…
Hey Owen, did you come out with anything interesting at the swap meet. Not enough rummage bins for my taste. But my hands were nice and greasy when I left, so that is something at least.
At 5:36pm on January 20, 2009, T.C. O'Rourke said…
He'll save children...

...but not the British children.
At 11:35am on January 20, 2009, Jim Freeman said…
At 1:13pm on January 13, 2009, Alan Lloyd said…
OK, done!

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