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Divvy's Marketing Director - Podcast

Hi all,I had the chance to sit down to chat with Divvy's Marketing Director for a Cyclists of Chicago podcast. If anyone's interested to learn more about  Divvy or some of the hurdles associated with…Continue

Started Apr 17

#newdadlife video - Bike lane offenders, High fives, and Cyclocross spectating.
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Trails were sloppy again this weekend so I used the last cyclocross of the season race as an excuse to get out and ride. Still got yelled at. Some of the new dads out there will find this familiar.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marcelo Marcos Dec 12, 2017.

Any plans for winter/snow riding?

Seems like I'll have to make another one of these videos soon.Anyone have any winter/snow riding plans or goals? What's the word out on this Chicago winter? It will be my third, but previous ones…Continue

Started Nov 10, 2017

Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
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This Saturday must have been one of the last fair weather days to ride the trails. Got the green light from the wife to head out to the trails on Saturday and had to watch our newborn all day Sunday…Continue

Tags: bike, mountain

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Nov 5, 2017.

 

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Marcelo Marcos posted a discussion

Sat down for a chat with Divvy's Marketing Director

Hi all,I had the chance to sit down to chat with Divvy's Marketing Director for a Cyclists of Chicago podcast. If anyone's interested to learn more about  Divvy or some of the hurdles associated with breaking into the cycling industry, have a listen (iTunes and other links below). Hoping to get a few more of these before I leave town. This initiative has really opened my eyes to some of the unique qualities of the local cycling community. I will definitely miss the vibe.Links to the Cyclists of…See More
Apr 17
Marcelo Marcos commented on The Chainlink's blog post Martha's Top 5 Bike Movies
"I'm going to have to pitch in here since I'm such a fan of watching this kind of stuff. This one is an oldie but probably one of the few cinematic masterpieces of the genre (available on itunes!):  Most notably, the builder…"
Feb 23
Marcelo Marcos replied to Yasmeen's discussion Local Bike Shops: Share Your Favorites
"I'm going to give a shout-out to Lets Roast Cycles. It may be a silly reason why I absolutely prefer them above any other shop that I've been to downtown, but it's rather important to me. As someone who is fairly new to the city, I…"
Feb 22
Marcelo Marcos replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion #newdadlife video - Bike lane offenders, High fives, and Cyclocross spectating.
"Well we did, the day before. I spent the whole day with the baby. There was no genuine yelling done though. I actually got home before they were getting ready to leave so she was pleasantly surprised and I got to stay with the baby and she got to go…"
Dec 12, 2017
curt(is) locke replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion #newdadlife video - Bike lane offenders, High fives, and Cyclocross spectating.
"Try reversing the roles and see who does the "yelling.""
Dec 12, 2017
Marcelo Marcos posted a discussion

#newdadlife video - Bike lane offenders, High fives, and Cyclocross spectating.

Trails were sloppy again this weekend so I used the last cyclocross of the season race as an excuse to get out and ride. Still got yelled at. Some of the new dads out there will find this familiar.See More
Dec 6, 2017
Marcelo Marcos replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Are You Thankful For?
"Thankful for snow thinning out the crowds in the trails and getting rid of all the bugs, specially when camping :) Looking forward to it, finally. "
Nov 20, 2017
Marcelo Marcos posted a discussion

Any plans for winter/snow riding?

Seems like I'll have to make another one of these videos soon.Anyone have any winter/snow riding plans or goals? What's the word out on this Chicago winter? It will be my third, but previous ones have been rather mild. Are people expecting this one to be a rough one? If there's more than two big snows like last year I might be able to make it out there and film again.See More
Nov 10, 2017
Yasmeen replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"Hey Marcelo! Congrats on being a new dad!! :-) Awesome video as always."
Nov 5, 2017
Marcelo Marcos replied to Scott Chillson's discussion How to Find Secret MTB Trails with Strava's New Heat Map.
"I was unaware this was available without a premium account. Good share. Glad you didn't share any of the stuff out west with features. Unfortunately trail access is becoming increasingly threatened everywhere."
Nov 2, 2017
Marcelo Marcos replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"This is pretty good info man, thanks! I'd never seen that online version of the regional map. When I first pieced together the route I was a bit nervous, didn't even know if my metra card would work. Now that I feel more comfortable I…"
Oct 27, 2017
clp replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"Great video Marcelo.  The RTA should pay you for showing us all the advantages of PACE and the CTA! The huge forest preserve system in Southwest Cook and DuPage counties can be accessed by at least six different buses, some from the Midway…"
Oct 27, 2017
Marcelo Marcos replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"That's the orange line to midway followed by a pace bus out to Palos Hills, there's a couple options you can take depending on the day, time, and what part of the trails you want to ride. I used to wait for my buddies to head out there to…"
Oct 27, 2017
Marcelo Marcos replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"Thanks bud!"
Oct 27, 2017
Geoff Hoffman replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"Very cool!  What bus do you take and to what stop? Would love to explore more of the palos single track, but it's hard to get there from the city without a car."
Oct 26, 2017
Garry W. replied to Marcelo Marcos's discussion Video: Day in the Life of a Chicago mtn bike commuter
"Great video. Thanks for sharing!"
Oct 26, 2017

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What I ride:
Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Exercise, Commuting, Competition / Racing, Bike Camping
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