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Jaik S.
  • 39, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Bike Parking in the loop
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Hilleren Feb 4.

A non-bicyclists guide to commuting gear
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Haynes Aug 9, 2018.

Pothole Reporting
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Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Jun 15, 2018.

 

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Jaik S. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Riding Songs... Chime in!
"1990s/2000s Ska. Suicide Machines, Streetlight Manifesto, Reel Big Fish, Mighty Bosstones, Goldfinger, Catch 22, etc. The song that gets everyone to smile is "Another F.U. Song". <iframe width="560" height="315"…"
Thursday
Jaik S. replied to Morning's discussion Advice for becoming a pedicabber?
"I used to live with a guy about ten years ago who was a pedicab rider. I know he rented a cab from someone, only on days when he wanted. He was pretty okay at it. Didn't make a ton of cash, but also didn't ever have a negative day for his…"
Mar 15
Jaik S. replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"The Katy trail is a good ride. Bike Stop Cafe is right off the trail in St Charles. St. Charles feels like a whole different world compared to the rest of St. Louis.  Wife and I are taking an Amtrak there the first week of April. Still…"
Mar 11
Jaik S. replied to kb's discussion Chainlink tell me what you know about biking in St. Louis!
"This will now be my goto description of other cities:It's a nice place to visit but it has all those annoying <insert sports team> fans there wearing <insert clothing item> and such, and they drink a lot."
Mar 11
Jaik S. posted a photo

Fat Tires. Paczkis. Fat Tuesday.

Thanks Alliance Bakery!
Mar 5
Lisa Hilleren replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"I locked inside the garage on Monroe at Wells (187 W Monroe) for years no problems ever. There are always a lot of people hanging out near there as a deterrent and also none of the bikes are visible from the street. Enter through the main…"
Feb 4
Brian S replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"I work here and go between the buildings all the time. First, make extra, triple sure you use good ulocks - a couple of my co-workers have had their bikes stolen when using cables. Second, it gets really crowded, so arrive early during good…"
Feb 2
Jaik S. replied to Noah Kleinschmidt's discussion Meetup at Beermiscuous Saturday 2/2
"Sounds fun, but....I'll be at Chicago Ale Fest - Winter edition(evening session). If you like beer, this is a lot of fun. They have a ton of beer, lots of samples to get. There's also some food trucks. Last winter was at Navy Pier, Summer…"
Jan 30
Apie (11) replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"They don't allow you to enter the garage through the driveways, you need to take the freight down.  But....you can save time when leaving through that south garage exit up the ramp!"
Jan 24
Jaik S. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"I currently have three or so dimpa bags with holes in the bottom from flying. They're pretty much single use for airlines. I recently upgraded to the b&w small box..works perfect."
Jan 23
Jaik S. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"Hello! I made it through the first day and inquired about bicycle parking. My building is 227 W. Monroe. They have secured parking, requiring your I'd badge and a sticker for the bicycle(I asked for three stickers). I'll check it out…"
Jan 23
Apie (11) replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"I am sorry to hear that!  The facilities in my building are A+.  On the 18th floor, next to the fitness center.  My last building (227 west Monroe) has a locked entryway to the bike room which is in the heated garage.  I am…"
Jan 23
Adam Z replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
""I happen to randomly park next to people that really have no idea how to lock up." Ah, from the "I don't have to outrun the bear" school of thought..."
Jan 23
V W replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"Indoor bike parking isn't always all it's cracked up to be- IMO. The parking in my building takes forever to get into and out of, so I just park it outside anyway."
Jan 23
Apie (11) replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"Did you scope out that spot?  I hope you get the good word that there is indoor parking in your building!"
Jan 23
David P. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Bike Parking in the loop
"Jaik, I can't help with the parking question (I have my own secure parking in the Loop, but it's not public) but your Brompie seems tailor-made to solve this problem! Just pack a Dimpa bag or similar and zip it up when you carry it in on a…"
Jan 23

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Uniting with the cycling community around Chicago and finding out more about upcoming events, what's happening around the City and in the news.
About me:
I drink a bit, and love life. I'm always looking for fun, and a nice bike ride.

I've got bikes from the ceiling to the floor.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://about.me/jaik

You can find me:

Reading in random places...sometimes I fall asleep reading.

Attempting to make something that will create a smile.

Writing code...HTML, Javascript or Java. 

In the kitchen.

Wondering how I can help.

Building something fun.

Learning something new.

Trying to minimize.

Your local beergarden.

Also on Google+

And on Twitter

You can also find me on my bicycle.

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At 10:29am on April 3, 2013, allison said…

I'm that person who lives in the closet in your apartment.  I emerge from time to time and grumble a bit.  oh, and I ride bikes

 
 
 

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