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Moving a bike while riding a bike.
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I like biking with my 2nd grader to his School.I want to be able to take his bike home with me and not lock it at his school.His bike is a mini BMX racer that weighs under 15 lbs.I have been lashing…Continue

Tags: children, kids, commuting, moving, transporting

Started this discussion. Last reply by prof.gfr Sep 22.

Found:arm warmers

Let me know description of item and your route.Continue

Started Apr 20

Winter Is Dead
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Rode IPP / Fox River  Valley today.Maywood to South Elgin is Dry and Fast.Fox River Valley from S Elgin to Aurora is high and tight but has many black flys swarming. Tasty! Auroura Spur to Lombard…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt M. 18.5KM Apr 23.

Sunny Sunday Ride Oak Park to Water Fall Glen. Noonish

Planning on riding from Oak Park/Forest Park area Sunday afternoon for 2-3 hours of Sunshine and Spinning .I'm starting 2 blks from end of Blue Line....Parking in front of my place if you need to  4…Continue

Started Mar 8

 

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Behind the Bench -Basic Mechanical Skills at Element Cyclesport

November 19, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Bicycle maintenance and mechanical skills taught by our service pros. These classes are Wednesday Nights, 6-8pm, and each of our locations. Our Behind the Bench series starts off with Chapter 1 in the Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bike Repair with Basic Mechanical Skills. Chapter 1 — Basic Mechanical Skills Threaded Fastener Tension & Torque Lubrication, Thread Lockers, & Cleaners Bearing Systems Diagnosing & Solving Mechanical…See More
Nov 16
peter moormann shared Chris Hainey's discussion on Facebook
Nov 15
peter moormann replied to Lee Sam's discussion 207mph ... on a bike.
"Keep your MOped out of the bike lane, man!"
Nov 10
Rich S and peter moormann are now friends
Oct 21
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Ride the River - Fall Foliage Edition (CBES) at Logan Square Monument

October 25, 2014 from 8:30am to 8pm
Come join CBES on an Autumn ride along the Des Plaines River Trail!   We'll meet at the Logan Square Monument for a 9AM departure. Head over to the Des Plaines River Trail and take that to Tighthead Brewing in Mundelein. There's no food at Tighthead so we'll either order delivery or pick something up on the way there. From there options are either…See More
Oct 20
peter moormann replied to Kevin C's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"Lake Street Bike Lane to Oak PArk Almoooost finished. Kedzie to Austin...................... fresh ashphalt. Long time coming! "
Oct 20
peter moormann replied to Haddon's discussion More ways to die.
"Translation: Surf's up. I am very very macho. Surfs up. Look at me go macho Verrry macho Uggh my exit! "
Oct 5
peter moormann replied to Renee Patten's discussion Can I/Should I ride on splitting/ripping tires?
"Black shoe polish should fix it."
Oct 1
prof.gfr replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"I have a Yuba Mundo with the same bike attachment system as KayCee (see the posting above).  I would imagine that without having to invest in a cargo bike or a trailer you could do something similar with a rack attached to the rear of a regular…"
Sep 22
Joe Studer 8.0 mi replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"+1 on the rack idea. We also have a cargo bike that is wonderful for all the reasons set forth above.  But it is also heavy, and if you don't already own one, I don't know that I would purchase a cargo bike just to tow the BMX…"
Sep 22
Chris replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"I have to agree with kayCee, you really can't beat a cargo bike. We haul kids, groceries, kid's bikes, adult bikes, anything really. We're fairly new to cargo biking but our family jumped all in, we have two (an Xtracycle EdgeRunner…"
Sep 22
Mike Schwab replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"If you have a rack on the towing bicycle, just bungee cord the front tire to the side of the rack."
Sep 22
Lee Diamond replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"Burley Travoy Trailer"
Sep 21
KayCee replied to peter moormann's discussion Moving a bike while riding a bike.
"We have a Yuba Mundo, and it can tow a bike on the side loader- or, for a small wheel, dropped into a side bag.  (Kind of like the sling you mention...  but it depends on that wheel circumference!) I'm attaching a photo.  I…"
Sep 21
peter moormann posted a discussion

Moving a bike while riding a bike.

I like biking with my 2nd grader to his School.I want to be able to take his bike home with me and not lock it at his school.His bike is a mini BMX racer that weighs under 15 lbs.I have been lashing it to my back with old tubes around my shouldersbut this is a pain in the back.Does any one do this or have any ideas.... a rack, trailer, harness ?See More
Sep 21
Michael A left a comment for peter moormann
"It was more then a fair trade for the pull home, I was beat from trying too long to keep up with the fast guys for the first 45"
Sep 14

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Cruiser, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
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At 10:42am on September 14, 2014, Michael A said…
It was more then a fair trade for the pull home, I was beat from trying too long to keep up with the fast guys for the first 45
 
 
 

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