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  • Forest Park, IL
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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, 2014.

Found:arm warmers

Let me know description of item and your route.Continue

Started Apr 20, 2014

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, 2014.

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, 2014


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peter moormann replied to Jeremy's discussion Buying my first "real" bike. Need help making final decision!
"I would choose the one that "feels right" and has the fewest moving parts."
Feb 5
peter moormann replied to Yasmeen's discussion This looks like so much fun. We could use one of these Olympic Training Centers in Chicago.
"Yeah, Too bad their was no real interest in developing Chicago Velo Campus.... Hopefully the little track will stay around for a while."
Feb 5
peter moormann replied to Andy Moss 9.5's discussion Current GPS Devices - the good, the bad, the MEH?
"I lived for 30 years without, pagers, internet, mobile phones, GPS,Macbook pros. MP3 players, Ipads...... But might that might be nice for trail lights "
Jan 31
peter moormann posted a photo
Jan 31
peter moormann replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion What Tools Do You Carry for Bike Repair When You Ride? * * * (Update)* * * Co2 Question ?
" CO2 cartridges are useless when they are empty. How do you refill them....... with a compressor or  a pump? My pump never  runs out of compressed  air....even to max pressure. Amazing? Pumping since '72 etc etc etc. "
Jan 27
peter moormann replied to Andy Moss 9.5's discussion Current GPS Devices - the good, the bad, the MEH?
"MeH! Spend your hard earned  money on tires, chains and brake pads. Bikes don't need batteries. "
Jan 26
peter moormann replied to Michael A's discussion I just finished this project and wanted to share the photos
"Love the classic paint job. Looks badd ass fast. Hope your doing some masters crits this summer! "
Jan 7
peter moormann replied to Jeff Schneider's discussion Lights, Please!
"Many people ride bikes out of economic necessity. Not enough money for public transportation or not able to afford rent by the PACE, METRA or CTA stops. So to get around they ride a cheap used bike.  A bike light, helmet  and Hi-Viz…"
Jan 7
peter moormann replied to Yasmeen's discussion What is your favorite ride or bike-related event?
"Night Bison!"
Jan 2
peter moormann replied to bob hsiung's discussion How far you've ridden in 2015
"Cranked out 35 last night on the DPRT. Dry and windy. Surface is now mostly frozen rutted mud from Madison and Thatcher out to Golf Rd. Fast and bumpy "
Jan 2
peter moormann replied to Alistair Stewart's discussion 75k miles this year?
"I like that his "rest day" is only a 100 mile ride."
Jan 2
peter moormann might attend Lily's event

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, 2014
peter moormann shared Chris Hainey's discussion on Facebook
Nov 15, 2014
peter moormann replied to Lee Sam's discussion 207mph ... on a bike.
"Keep your MOped out of the bike lane, man!"
Nov 10, 2014
Rich S and peter moormann are now friends
Oct 21, 2014
peter moormann might attend Rich S's event

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, 2014

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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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