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For Sale Vassago Jabberwocky Singlespeed Mountainbike
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I Need to make room for a new build so sadly (for me) I'm saying goodbye to this bike.Frame: Vassago Jabberwocky size medium (fits anyone 5'8" to 6'1"Wheels: blue Velocity Blunt SL laced to XT…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by rickosaurus Sep 12.


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rickosaurus replied to rickosaurus's discussion For Sale Vassago Jabberwocky Singlespeed Mountainbike
"Local Pickup and Cash only. I sent you an email."
Sep 12
Emily Heavey replied to rickosaurus's discussion For Sale Vassago Jabberwocky Singlespeed Mountainbike
"Hi there, you still have this bike? I'm in chicago and am interested in talking to you about buying it. If it's still around, you can send me a message at my name (or here, I suppose!) Thanks, Emily"
Sep 12
Blas Garcia replied to rickosaurus's discussion For Sale Vassago Jabberwocky Singlespeed Mountainbike
"Hi can you ship? My name is Blas Garcia (786)877-2918"
Sep 2
rickosaurus commented on The Chainlink's event Joliet 4th of July Metric Century (Plus)
"Any updates on the story of the crash that sent one cyclist over a bridge and into a creek? Is the cyclist OK?"
Jul 5
rickosaurus is attending The Chainlink's event

Joliet 4th of July Metric Century (Plus) at Plainfield South High School

July 4, 2017 from 7am to 4pm
Come and join us for a great ride through Kendall and Grundy Counties, southwest of Plainfield, IL. The fully supported Metric Century includes three basic routes: 32, 45, and 68 miles. Plus…for those who want to get in a full Century, we are once again offering a Century Option. (See Details below). Each basic route will offer marked routes with low traffic and light hills through farm and rural settings.There will be breaks along the way, at our strategically placed rest stops, to refuel,…See More
Jul 5
rickosaurus commented on Brett Ratner's page Chainlink Ride Report: 2016 Gravel Metric
"Nice ride report. It was definitely a hard one this year.  "
Jun 2, 2016
rickosaurus liked J.Cummings's event Biking with Beanzie
May 31, 2016
rickosaurus replied to alan miller's discussion Advice for riding faster, please
"Skinnier tires inflated higher can help."
May 5, 2016
rickosaurus replied to V W's discussion ever been chased by a dog? (or- when animals attack!)
"I ride on farm roads quite a bit and get chased by dogs often. If you have a clif bar wrapper or something you can dangle it  for the dog to get it's attention. Then let go of the wrapper or item and the dog will usually pay attention to…"
Apr 20, 2016
rickosaurus replied to mweerd's discussion What do you eat for long commutes?
"If I am up early enough I'll down 6 to 9 bananas in a smoothie. Either that or a 10-15 date smoothie. Sometimes I don't eat before I ride. I usually do a 20-25 mile training ride to work at a pretty fast pace. When I get to work I have a…"
Apr 14, 2016
rickosaurus joined Josh Catrambone's group

Vegan Bikers Arise

We Ride & We eat Yummy Vegan food.See More
Mar 30, 2016
rickosaurus might attend Brian Church's event

Z Tour Bike Ride at Zearing Park

July 16, 2016 from 6am to 4pm
The 6th Annual Z Tour Bike Ride is a charity road ride that provides you with a chance to enjoy some of the best bike roads that north central Illinois has to offer. The five routes we feature incorporate hills, rolling terrain, and beautiful views of Bureau Creek and the Hennepin Canal all with minimal traffic. The event will take place in Princeton, Illinois on Saturday, July 16.New to our event this year will be a check-in option on Friday night held inside the Prouty Building in downtown…See More
Mar 23, 2016
rickosaurus might attend Joseph D Trexler's event

Udder Century at Donley's Wild West Town

June 5, 2016 from 6:30am to 10am
The 34th Annual Udder Century will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2016.  Location: Donley’s Valley Hall Banquets, 8512 South Union Road, Union, IL 60152.  Registration from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM (100 milers must be on the road by 8:00 AM).  Routes: 32, 50, 62, 75 and 100 miles.  What’s included:  Marked routes, Map and Cue Sheets, Emergency Sag Services, Food and Drink Rest Stops, Pasta Dinner served from 11 AM to 4:30 PM at Donley’s Valley Hall Banquets (free with Cow Band), Free Starbucks Coffee…See More
Mar 23, 2016
rickosaurus is attending The Chainlink's event

The Gravel Metric at TBD

May 29, 2016 all day
The Gravel Metric will ride again.  Mark your calendars.New venue. New course. New challenges. New fun. Same gravel. Same awesome. Full details to come. Plan on 100+ kilometers of gravelly goodness, followed by food and drink....morning rollout! New location in DeKalb! New route! Lotsa Awesome!Our starting point is going to be a little bit more out in the country, to mean more gravel, more scenery and less paved roads and traffic. That also means that we're going to have to plan a little…See More
Mar 23, 2016
rickosaurus might attend The Chainlink's event

Blackhawk Country Roads Ride 10/30/45/65 miles at Great Rockton Centre

May 28, 2016 at 7am to May 29, 2016 at 4pm
Parking at Hononegah High SchoolThe ride features a delightful route, starting at the Greater Rockton Centre, on Main Street in Rockton, Illinois. Restrooms and food are included to ensure you enjoy the beauty of this spring ride in the country. Four routes are available which will offer something for everyone. For your safety, helmets are required for all riders. 10-Mile Ride - FAMILY ROUTE Any age or skill level can experience cycling on village streets and a paved bike trail. The villages of…See More
Mar 23, 2016
rickosaurus might attend craig patnode's event

Rough Road 100 at Morris, Illinois

April 9, 2016 from 8am to 4pm
ride on the road, ride on gravel, ride on more road, more gravel, more limestone, more road, more gravel... 9 sectors of varied surfaces, flat and fastbuilding on last years success!100K or test your skills on our new 64K course!See More
Mar 23, 2016

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Mountain, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing, Bike Camping, Touring
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