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  • Chicago, IL
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State Street For Sale
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Thinning out the herd before I move out of state to a place with actual hills. State Street, size 52, flip flop SS and fixed wheel, pedals will be the flats that came with it (NOT those pictured).…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ryan D Dec 28, 2017.

There are many valid ways to lock a bike.
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A rubberband is not one of them.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams Aug 1, 2017.

Don't Lock Up Like This
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From this morning, at the always full bike rack (see the second picture) at Monroe and the river, next to Starbucks. Don't be That Guy.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Adams Sep 14, 2016.

Keys Found

If you dropped some keys at Western/Elston/Diversey today, in the northwest bound Elston lane, I found them.Let me know the two non-key items on the ring, so I know they're yours and we can arrange…Continue

Started May 12, 2016

 

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Ryan D replied to Yasmeen's discussion Cold Snap
"Check out Duluth Trading Woolly Mammoth boiled-wool hats. Thin enough to fit under a helmet, and warm enough that it's all I wear on my head (aside from the helmet) all winter, including today. It has fit under both a commuter helmet, and my…"
Dec 28, 2017
Ryan D replied to Ryan D's discussion State Street For Sale
"Ha! I've lived in Chicago too long. My brain just wrote "State Street". It's a State Bicycle Co. bike. I forget the model off hand.  I'm hear through mid-January. "
Dec 28, 2017
Ryan D posted a discussion

State Street For Sale

Thinning out the herd before I move out of state to a place with actual hills. State Street, size 52, flip flop SS and fixed wheel, pedals will be the flats that came with it (NOT those pictured). Less than 100 miles on it from light commuting. Would prefer to sell to someone who will put it to good use, so posting here before putting it out to the wider world.$250…See More
Dec 26, 2017
Jared Verbeke and Ryan D are now friends
Oct 11, 2017
Tony Adams replied to Ryan D's discussion There are many valid ways to lock a bike.
"Yes. I wonder how effective that rubber band might have been if it had passed through that missing front wheel?"
Aug 1, 2017
Anne Alt replied to Ryan D's discussion There are many valid ways to lock a bike.
"Funny and sad at the same time."
Aug 1, 2017
Yasmeen replied to Ryan D's discussion There are many valid ways to lock a bike.
"wow"
Aug 1, 2017
Ryan D posted a discussion
Aug 1, 2017
Ryan D replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2016
"4908. Aiming for 5200 in 2017."
Jan 20, 2017
Ryan D replied to Alex's discussion "On your right, a**hole!"
"Except in the original post I believe he said he was riding on the Lake Front Path (LFP), so it would be an extremely cautious cyclist to worry about getting doored there..."
Oct 12, 2016
Ryan D replied to Tom A.K.'s discussion "Wet Weather? No Problem! A Short Guide to Biking in the Rain"/Sleet? * Video *
"While these are very sensible suggestions, I just got a mental image of someone wearing yellow dish washing gloves, a shower cap, and rain boots pedaling like mad on a Divvy bike... Please let this happen."
Sep 29, 2016
Tony Adams replied to Ryan D's discussion Don't Lock Up Like This
"I agree, also, to be fair, we do tell people to lock up this way on the standard city installed U shaped bike racks don't we? "
Sep 14, 2016
Jim Reho replied to Ryan D's discussion Don't Lock Up Like This
"Yes.  In this case it's $79.97."
Sep 13, 2016
Anne Alt replied to Ryan D's discussion Don't Lock Up Like This
"It's better to educate them on SHARING racks."
Sep 13, 2016
Anne Alt replied to Ryan D's discussion Don't Lock Up Like This
"Yes. Leaving a nicer note is a better thing."
Sep 13, 2016
Ryan D replied to Ryan D's discussion Don't Lock Up Like This
"I agree, hence my not putting a snarky letter, locking the bike, etc. If this is a new rider, I hope they keep riding. However, we should help them understand that when they do this, it's very inconsiderate of all of the other riders trying to…"
Sep 13, 2016

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What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Divvy (bike share)
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Competition / Racing, Social, Bike Camping, Touring
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Have been lurking for awhile, finally joining.
My first bike:
Blue BMX with yellow plastic spynergy style spokes... it was amazing.

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