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Katie liked The Recyclery's event Bill Mould: The Science of Wheels and Wheelbuilding
May 23
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May 23
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This Friday: Learn about the science of wheels and wheelbuilding at The Recyclery

Hey Chi cyclists,This Friday, 5/24 at 6:30pm, The Recyclery Collective is hosting an evening seminar on the science of bicycle wheels and wheelbuilding. Our guest is Bill Mould, expert designer and builder of custom bicycle wheels. He has built over 5,000 wheels of every possible design, and…See More
May 20
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Bill Mould: The Science of Wheels and Wheelbuilding at The Recyclery

May 24, 2019 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join your friends at The Recyclery for a deep-dive into the science of bike wheels with Bill Mould, expert wheelbuilder, Yale-trained scientist, author, and educator.How does a bicycle wheel support 300 times its own weight? What makes the perfect wheel?Bill Mould is an expert designer and builder of custom bicycle wheels. He has built over 5,000 wheels of every possible design, and he uses his knowledge of physics and…See More
May 10
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The Recyclery is hiring a Bookkeeper and Admin Coordinator

The Recyclery Collective is hiring a part-time Bookkeeper and Administrative Coordinator. We are looking for a passionate candidate to keep our financial books and perform other administrative tasks in an empowering, collaborative community bike shop.The Recyclery Collective is a non-profit educational bike shop located in the Rogers Park neighborhood in Chicago. Our many dedicated volunteers (and small staff) promote sustainability by giving access to tools, skills, and opportunities for…See More
Mar 18
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Deep Winter Overhaul Class at The Recyclery

January 20, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm
Join us for our six-session Deep Winter Overhaul Class, taught by Katie! We will be meeting Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, January 20th through March 3rd, skipping February 10th. You'll learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and adjust each major mechanical system of your bicycle, week-by-week. We recommend taking our Tune Up Class before this if you are not used to basic tool use and repairs like fixing a flat. Registration is required, and space is limited, so please use the above ticket link…See More
Jan 4
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March Tune Up Class at The Recyclery Collective

March 3, 2019 from 6pm to 9pm
Our two-part bicycle Tune Up Class will be taught by Katie, an experienced Recyclery crew mechanic. This class will introduce you to basic bicycle maintenance. We’ll cover tool and component terminology, fixing a flat, chain maintenance, brake pad replacement, and basic shifting adjustments. This class will be held on the Sunday evenings of March 3rd & 10th, 6-9PM. Cost for the 2 session course is $75. Bring your own bike to the class and tune it up as we go along. We do not have…See More
Jan 2
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Deep Winter Overhaul Class at The Recyclery

January 6, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm
Join us for our six-session Deep Winter Overhaul Class, taught by Katie! We will be meeting Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00 PM, January 20th through March 3rd, skipping February 10th. You'll learn how to disassemble, reassemble, and adjust each major mechanical system of your bicycle, week-by-week. We recommend taking our Tune Up Class before this if you are not used to basic tool use and repairs like fixing a flat. Registration is required, and space is limited, so please use the above ticket link…See More
Nov 28, 2018

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cyclocross, Cruiser, Track, Fat Bike, Fixed Gear, BMX, Recumbent, Tandem, Folding Bike, Tall Bike, Lowrider, Funny Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town, My job involves biking, My business involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
It's the best Chicago social network.
About me:
The Recyclery Collective seeks to build community through the restoration of donated and discarded bicycles. We share resources and knowledge in order to support an affordable, independent, and sustainable mode of transportation. In this spirit of education and mutual aid, we encourage discussion about how our transportation choices affect the health of our communities and our environment.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://www.therecyclery.org

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