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My rear wheel sounds like it's makin' popcorn.
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On my way home last night, my rear wheel abruptly started clicking. Within a mile it sounded as though I was having a full-on popcorn-making fiesta. My first thought was a couple loose spokes, but…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Dworzanski Aug 8, 2013.

Moving Sale - Bike Parts, Accessories, crap etc.
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Moving to SF, but unfortunately have several projects that I never started that I can't take with me. All items SOLD. -Hyalite CO-OP Bike Pannier (Grocery Pannier) used once. $25 -Wheelset $40.…Continue

Tags: sakae, sks, bluemels, bontrager, wheelset

Started this discussion. Last reply by spencewine Aug 5, 2013.

cycling defense tactics: tis' the season for highwaymen laying in wait

Self-protection awheel is an art full of possibilities. The cyclist who is a skilful rider, who possesses pluck and dash, who has mastered the elementary rules of defence on a bicycle, and who is…Continue

Started May 1, 2013

Chicagoland Bicycle Trail Conditions
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I'm wondering we can have a consolidated and dedicated thread for conditions on the various trails in the Chicagoland Region (e.g. IPP, Fox River, Green Bay, North Channel, North Branch,…Continue

Tags: chicagoland, chicago, conditions, trail

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy J (9.2 miles) Mar 9, 2015.

 

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Alan Xiao replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"DPRT north from Dundee was great this morning. The water is down a foot or two from last week and everything is open except for the underpass at 60 which has been underwater all summer. Easy to bypass by going east and crossing 60 when it's…"
Aug 5
Caiken replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"I was out toward the central/north part (north of rosemont, south of Central) last Sunday and it was pretty dry and fine (mosquitoes) but I'm wondering if anyone has any odds on how southern portion will be tomorrow? I'd like to get out…"
Aug 4
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Aug 4
David Beazley replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"I've ridden out to the DPRT at Rt. 176 a few times over the last few weeks (via North Shore Trail).  Here is a picture shortly after all of the rainfall (7/15).  Here is a picture from 7/30.  Still some water on the trail, but…"
Jul 31
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Jul 31
Alan Xiao replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"I rode the DPRT north from Dundee this morning. The underpass at Deerfield RD was open but was closed a week ago. The river's water level was right at the level of the trail today. Continuing north the trail was rutted in areas from water…"
Jul 30
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Jul 29
Yasmeen replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"Anyone have any updates on DPRT? Comrade is organizing a ride and was asking about trail conditions"
Jul 28
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Jul 20
Yasmeen replied to spencewine's discussion Desplaines River Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"Any updates on the condition of the trail?"
Jul 20
Adam Z replied to spencewine's discussion I&M Centennial Trail in the group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"There is a washout between N. Utica and Ottawa.  There is a path down to a stream that you can shimmy across on some branches while pushing your bike across.  Or you can just walk across the stream.  The section between Marseilles and…"
Jun 29
Julius Nadas commented on spencewine's group Chicagoland Bike Trails - News & Conditions
"access to the weber trail from the FPD trail has been blocked. FPD has installed barriers preventing access to the weber trail from the north branch trail.  it looks like the rail road must have told them that the only way they would allow the…"
Jun 22
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Jun 20

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Just another car-less commuter.
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At 8:17am on June 20, 2013, dan brown said…

hey spence - I thought we were already 'friends' but now it is official. what a great time at tour de shore 2013   ;-)

At 2:12pm on March 20, 2013, Deet 4.5mi said…

Thanks,

 

I will try, but i will likely go on Sat. 

 

I am Joe btw

 

312-316-3810

 

see ya

 
 
 

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