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Lowell 50
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Mar 28, 2016.

For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
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Started this discussion. Last reply by pistola Aug 26, 2015.

Public meeting for new segment on the North Branch Trail
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 30, 2012.


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pistola joined Serge Lubomudrov's group

Chicagoland Beer Exploration Society

Every member of the Society (CBES) should aspire to have a beer at every brewery or brewpub located in a day or two bicycle ride distance from Chicago (and, of course, within the city limits).Naturally, preferable way of getting to is by bike, as for riding back . . . whatever is available, train, bus, horse and buggy, depending on amount of beverages consumed at the destination.Routes on Ride with GPS,…See More
Jun 2
pistola is attending The Chainlink's event

Big Marsh CX Course & Opening Day prep work at Calumet's Big Marsh

November 5, 2016 from 10am to 2pm
Last Saturday we had a very productive trail-work day but there still is plenty to do. Opening day is finally here as Phase-1 of Chicago's first Eco-Recreation and Bike Park is opening on November 6th. We still have plenty of work to do and NEED YOUR HELP to prep for opening day and our first CX/Open race to be held on Black-Friday 11/25 as part of the #OptOutside initiative with REI.Come lend a hand clearing the course for the race and opening day, but also for a safe, rideable and successful…See More
Nov 4, 2016
pistola replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Illinois Safe Roads Amendment
"I think this is a good amendment.  It includes the provision: 'Other transportation' which should cover bicycles and sidewalks.  Every road that is constructed with public funds has to meet Complete Streets design standards now…"
Oct 14, 2016
pistola replied to Yasmeen's discussion "Why haven't they found the guy yet? All you have to do is google the number on the van."
"For a police force that clears less than 30% of homicides in a year, I have very little faith that the police will charge anyone in this case. "Chicago police currently solve about 30 percent of the city's homicides, said a department…"
Sep 15, 2016
pistola replied to Jim's discussion Cross is coming 2016
"PJ usually does a Tuesday evening practice at Cricket hill as well."
Aug 11, 2016
pistola is attending The Chainlink's event

Palos Meltdown at Pulaski Woods

August 7, 2016 from 8am to 4pm
Registration Opens March 1, 201610th Annual Palos Meltdown Set For Sunday August 7, 2016!The Palos Meltdown is Chicagoland’s premier mountain bike event. With racing for all ages and abilities this event draws riders from all over the region. In it's ninth consecutive year, the Meltdown is held as a fundraiser for CAMBr to help build and maintain mountain bike trails in Chicagoland.The race is held on Palos Forest Preserve's extensive singletrack trail system just half an hour outside of…See More
Aug 5, 2016
pistola commented on Brett Ratner's page Chainlink Ride Report: Grumpy Grind 4
"I loved this ride!!  It was super challenging however."
Jul 15, 2016
David P. replied to pistola's discussion Lowell 50
"Dang! I've enjoyed this before, but can't make it this weekend."
Mar 28, 2016
pistola posted a discussion

Lowell 50

Anyone from Chicago racing/riding the Lowell 50 gravel ride next Saturday?  If so, want to carpool?  Hit me up. More
Mar 25, 2016
pistola replied to pistola's discussion For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
Aug 26, 2015
pistola replied to pistola's discussion For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
"Thanks for the heads up.  BTW, here's the unexpired CL post."
Aug 26, 2015
Tony Adams replied to pistola's discussion For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
"As of now anyway, the posting at Craigslist has expired.  Please include all the details of a sale item when posting it here. Please don't just rely on a Craigslist posting as that posting will be gone in a week and in a year or six months…"
Aug 26, 2015
pistola replied to pistola's discussion For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
"It is still available."
Aug 26, 2015
Deet 4.5mi replied to pistola's discussion For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer
"Has it sold?"
Aug 25, 2015
pistola posted a discussion

For Sale: Burley Bob Trailer

Looking to get rid of my rarely used Bob Trailer.  Looking for $200, but price is negotiable.See below link for pics. More
Aug 21, 2015
pistola is attending Tiberculosis's event

Lincoln Park Criterium aka Alderman James Cappleman’s 46th Ward Lincoln Park Criterium at Montrose Harbor

April 4, 2015 all day
Lincoln Park CriteriumxXx Racing-AthletiCo has a long record of bringing quality amateur racing to the city of Chicago. The Alderman James Cappleman's 46th Ward Lincoln Park Criterium is the first race of the 2015 road racing season in Chicagoland.Date: Saturday, April 4, 2015Registration: Pre-registration will open online on March 7, 2015. Day of registration will include a $5 surcharge. 0.8-mile (1.3km) course along Chicago lakefront,…See More
Apr 3, 2015

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Fixed Gear, Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town
About me:
I'm Pete and I like to bike everywhere, mostly to work and around town, but I also do a bit of long distance touring and race in local triathlons and crits. See you at critical mass?

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At 7:43am on May 10, 2010, Kathy Schubert 'n Suzy Schnauzer said…
So - what is your name? Are you Stu, earl, cameron, Kelly, Brett or Peter? I haven't sent any messages to you all yet. Thanks for reminding me I see you have a Bike Friday. Me too. Would you be interested in joining me on a Route 66 trip June 12-19 to St Louis with the St Louis Hostelling International?


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