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Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
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The parent company of Performance Bike and Nashbar, ASI has filed for chapter 11:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Phillip Hutchinson Nov 21, 2018.

I've had it with the right hook
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In each of my last 2 rides I have been right hooked by a car. I don't know if it counts if I don't get hit, but they were too close to call. Whether it counts or not, it's an incredibly dangerous and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike w. Oct 28, 2018.

Shimano 105 Shifters and Derailleurs

Used for 2.5 seasons, Shimano 105 5800 (11 speed) parts. Shifters and both derailleurs. A few cosmetic issues but they still have lots of life. $120Continue

Started Jul 17, 2018

Sportif Importer on Lawrence Closing?
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I am not able to confirm this, but I was told that Sportif Importer on Lawrence is closing and is currently having a buy one bike get one free sale. Is someone able to verify?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Talbert Jun 22, 2018.

 

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Phillip Hutchinson replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"I'm surprised to hear this news. I have ordered lots of stuff online from Performance over the years and occasionally shopped in the Lincoln Park store. They've always been a great source for cheap sale-rack items. Sad to hear that people…"
Nov 21, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"i believe the Lombard location will still be open, if you have a car and either live in the 'burbs or are inclined to drive out there. not really an option for me. i don't know about running out of shops...i have a couple that i really…"
Nov 19, 2018
George Schick replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"Sad as news like this is (the shrinking number of LBS's) it should not come as a surprise - especially those with chains of stores nationally. Brick-And-Mortar retail is facing stiff competition from Internet-based sources and has been for some…"
Nov 19, 2018
Matt Talbert replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"This is helpful information, thanks. It's a bummer that the Chicagoland area is losing all its stores. We are running out of shops."
Nov 19, 2018
Sean Newby replied to Matt Talbert's discussion Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy
"according to the store manager at Lincoln Park, they are scheduled for closing. according to Performance's website, redemption of points is suspended at these stores, which likely are the same as those scheduled for…"
Nov 19, 2018
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Performance Bike parent company declares bankruptcy

The parent company of Performance Bike and Nashbar, ASI has filed for chapter 11: https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2018/11/15/ase-owner-performance-bicycle-and-asi-file-chapter-11#.W_MgB5NKigQTLDR version of the article: They plan to close some stores, but not all. Not sure if anyone has any insight on the Lincoln…See More
Nov 19, 2018
Matt Talbert replied to John Dow's discussion hitch or rack?
"You'll get many correct opinions on this. My preference is the hitch rack. Less worry about clearance and a roof rack can impact your gas mileage. A roof rack also costs more if you are on a budget. I purchased a Curt hitch on Amazon and had my…"
Nov 12, 2018
Matt Talbert replied to Yasmeen's discussion Fall Weather Riding... The Best? The Worst? Or Meh?
"I rode on Saturday and it was what I would consider, a beautiful fall day. The colors were amazing. The temperature was just good enough where I only needed a few extra layers, some of which were removed later in the ride."
Oct 30, 2018
mike w. replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"i'm not entirely sure that the rider ever saw the turn signal. Sometimes while riding at speed, one tends to have tunnel vision. He was probably only aware that the car was overtaking him, depending on his peripheral vision while keeping this…"
Oct 28, 2018
mike w. replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"Made the mistake of reading the comments... i recommend skipping them."
Oct 28, 2018
Ernesto Lube replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"oh oy! Geesh!  "
Oct 28, 2018
George Schick replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"Is this one of those instances where the cyclist would have been better off to have taken the regular traffic lane as he approached the intersection instead of staying in the bike lane, never minding what the encroaching motorists might've…"
Oct 28, 2018
Tom A.K. replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"https://youtu.be/1yVFmAilK9U ; (1:37) Stay away from clueless drivers like this. "
Oct 28, 2018
BikeScnhook replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"Curious as to how many of those truckers used turn signals."
Oct 28, 2018
Tom A.K. replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
Oct 28, 2018
BikeScnhook replied to Matt Talbert's discussion I've had it with the right hook
"You mean like this, which I had to deal with last night? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZHFMAyRzTg"
Oct 27, 2018

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The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing
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Participating in Chicagoland cycling community

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At 5:22pm on June 8, 2015, Donald P Kingston said…

Matt

Would you take $75. as is ?

I will pick up. I have a 14 yr old nephew starting to grow and I might be able to fix it up for him

Don Kingston

 
 
 

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