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3 Saris wall hangars with locking bars

Keep those bikes safe in the garage! Heavy gauge steel with a bar to lock on. No rust, garage kept. See my Craigslist post or pm me here. $75 each or all three for $200. They're $100 each new.…Continue

Started Jul 1

How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
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My boy is 4 months old, and one of the first things I got for him was a trailer-style carrier so I can take him for rides. I just noticed that the trailer says not to take kids less than a year old,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chitown_Mike Apr 4, 2014.

Trade: 700x35 tires for beer
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I bought a pair of these:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bernard Joseph Hannigan Oct 4, 2011.

 

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sten replied to Brian S's discussion Lakefront Path to Loop via the Riverwalk
"coming from the south last year, I'd take the riverwalk from the LFT to its terminus (then at Lasalle, now at Lake) in the mornings then hustle up the stairs and take Wacker the 4 blocks. In the afternoons, I tried the riverwalk a couple times,…"
Sep 11
sten replied to dav's discussion This Thing Looks Fun But Where Do You Ride It?
"I went to an e-bike expo at Lincolwood town center a couple weeks ago and test rode lots of e-bikes. I was skeptical but they can be *really* fun to ride. The good ones are like riding with a strong tailwind all the time ( the bad ones are like…"
Jul 15
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3 Saris wall hangars with locking bars

Keep those bikes safe in the garage! Heavy gauge steel with a bar to lock on. No rust, garage kept. See my Craigslist post or pm me here. $75 each or all three for $200. They're $100 each new.https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bop/6200951284.htmlSee More
Jul 1
sten replied to Amber Charles's discussion Bike Tune Up
"I took the build-a-bike class at West Town bikes; it's a $200 suggested donation, they'll work something out if that's hard for you to come up with. You come in with a bike and they show you how to completely overhaul it. They'll…"
Jun 21
sten replied to Becca Darby's discussion $275 OBO: 2012 schwinn commuter for sale- must go by 10/2!
"How heavy is heavy? Got a model name our number? I'd like to see a picture of the back wheel and cassette, too, please."
Sep 27, 2016
sten replied to Jim Reho's discussion Pedal Pubs?
"They've got these in Milwaukee, too. I thought I'd seen them here, but apparently they got shut down: http://chicago.pedalpub.com/ I'm pretty mixed on the concept. It's dumb, but not significantly dumber than those party trolleys."
Jul 30, 2015
sten replied to Aaron Bussey's discussion Divvy Raising Daily Rental Fee
"I just had my third renewal for the yearly plan as well. I use it instead of taking CTA. From my place on the near west side, it's 25 minutes to work by Divvy, 20 with my own bike, or 45 by CTA (walk or bus 6 blocks on Western to the Blue Line,…"
Jul 17, 2015
sten replied to Haddon's discussion Android Bike App Suggestions Plz
"I've used SportsTrack Pro, which isn't free but is very detailed. You can also use Google My Tracks (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.maps.mytracks) which is free, but Google hasn't updated it in quite…"
Apr 9, 2015
sten replied to wendy fawcett's discussion biking with a baby
"I asked this same question last year: http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/how-long-before-i-can-take-the-kiddo-for-a-ride?xg_source=activity Best answer - hold off until at least 1 year:…"
Mar 1, 2015
sten replied to Haddon's discussion Yo, check out the sweet bike powered beer chiller I just invented !!
"I don't see beer here. I see the millennial equivalent of wine coolers."
Feb 10, 2015
sten replied to mweerd's discussion Good spot for cutsom build
"Came here to suggest West Town Bikes. If you bring your parts to the Build a Bike class (which starts up 9/18, if there's still spots open), you can get walked through the whole process over the course of 8 weeks for a suggested donation of…"
Sep 3, 2014
Chitown_Mike replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"My wife and I had a long conversation with our pediatrician for our son.  The doctor said absolutely no riding, whether trailered or in a seat on the back, until at least one year.  My little dude was walking around 11 months, but could…"
Apr 4, 2014
Rebecca replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"We've had our daughter in our Bakfiets Cargo Bike since she was 2 months old. We had her car seat base bolted into the bottom of the box and the car seat securely attached to it, just like it would be in a car. She loved it, we loved it.…"
Apr 2, 2014
Active Transportation Alliance replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"We put our son in a trailer at ten months. He could hold his head up very well at that point. We practiced having him wear the helmet a lot starting at about eight months to get him prepared. We had friends that put the helmet on their daughter…"
Mar 26, 2014
Mike Keating replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"One year is the common rule to abide by. However, a lot of it depends on factors like how big/strong your baby is, how they are riding, and where you ride. The real issue is head/neck safety. If you want to err on the side of safety, waiting until…"
Mar 26, 2014
ad replied to sten's discussion How long before I can take the kiddo for a ride?
"My wife and I took our daughter for her first ride around the time she was around 15 months or so.  I would have felt pretty comfortable taking her for a ride at around the 1 year mark, but her birthday was in the winter, and we waited until…"
Mar 26, 2014

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What I ride:
Road
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
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