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Brake problems - where to get help?

Hey everyone, I'm new to biking and have an older Schwinn worldsport i just got off craigslist. The brakes are giving me trouble and I'm wo…

Started by Joseph F. Johns IV

6 Aug 12, 2008
Reply by evanK

Problems on Foster - Bryn Mawr area on lake bike path?

Every body knows to watch for punk kids and bad looking people looking to steal their bike. Has anyone encountered nice looking guys 20-30…

Started by Judy Lauermann

1 Aug 12, 2008
Reply by natalee

Where are the Mtn bikers

Hello, Just taking a roll call of the mtn bikers that might be interested in heading north to the Kettle in Wisconsin.

Started by Bill

1 Aug 10, 2008
Reply by Bill

yellow lights

At what point do you speed up and go for it? This morning I hit 26 mph to get through a yellow.... but it turned red while I was in it Im…

Started by 2slowtrek

4 Aug 8, 2008
Reply by J Mills

Stripping Frames and Paint

I am in the process of stripping a bike frame of the original paint job, and am interested in applying some sort of transparent high-gloss…

Started by Andrew

7 Aug 7, 2008
Reply by Andrew

as my power is out...

i will simply burn the rest of this battery on me book and phone and play with this internetty thing. but i digress, real point here is to…

Started by alex

3 Aug 5, 2008
Reply by llaves

The Harper Route - 60 miles

I came across this 60-mile route that starts at Harper College, in Palatine. Has anyone who's nearby done this route before? It's not too f…

Started by Leah

2 Aug 5, 2008
Reply by M.A.R.K.

That Halsted Hill just North of Lake

Whenever biking Halsted, I am often annoyed by the hill that bridges the RR tracks. The other day I found a quick, flat side-route that avo…

Started by Andrew

2 Aug 4, 2008
Reply by Rachel

North Shore Route

Hi all -- first post... To make a long story short, I live in the Loop and am looking for a route that goes from the Loop to Libertyville.…

Started by Jim Friend

2 Aug 2, 2008

pedals

for touring and century type riding any benefits to look pedals over spd? (hope terminology is correct)

Started by coops

4 Jul 25, 2008
Reply by Bill

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