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Bicycle Magazine: Chicago's Bloomingdale Trail Is the World's Best Bike Path
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep Jun 2, 2017.

Congratulations Chicago Cubs!
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Congratulations Chicago Cubs...on a spectacular season!on a fantastic post season run!on an epic World Series!signed,a North Side Sox fanContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Alt Nov 6, 2016.

Thinning the herd!

A lack of available space in my apartment means I need to -2 in order to +1!Two bikes for sale, discounted price for Chainlinkers (w/Craigslist links):56cm Scattante SSR custom build, $325…Continue

Started Aug 14, 2016

Happy April Fools Day!
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This was in my Inbox this morning:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Reho Apr 1, 2016.

 

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Sean Newby replied to Yasmeen's discussion New (or New-To-You) Bike Day! Post Your New Love Here!
"i use the banjo brothers market panniers https://banjobrothers.com/collections/panniers/products/market-pannier whatever you decide on, two suggestions: 1. look for panniers that have handles front and back (the product page doesn't really show…"
7 hours ago
Sean Newby replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Downtown Chicago double-parkers, beware: Fines to triple to $300
"raising fines is all well and good, but this will be good news only when (if) the city actually starts enforcing the existing statutes and does so in more than a few precincts because of a vocal alderman."
Tuesday
Sean Newby replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
Mar 20
Sean Newby replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"as others below have said you will feel just about every bump, crack and imperfection in the road, plus increased road vibration (buzz) getting transmitted to the saddle and handlebars. if you want to see for yourself i live in albany park. you are…"
Feb 2
Sean Newby replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"Schwalbe Marathons. They ride harsh, but I haven't had one flat since I put them on."
Feb 2
Sean Newby replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"How about something a little different? Long-standing pet peeve of mine is when Peoples Gas tears up parts of the street and thinks that a sloppy mound of un-compacted asphalt is an acceptable street repair. Usually these street cuts are located…"
Jan 8
Sean Newby replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2017
"5,285.88 miles for 2017 - 285 more than 2016, although it didn't feel like it! Going to aim for 5,800 miles in 2018, hoping the coming year is as effortless as 2017 was!"
Jan 1
Sean Newby replied to David Barish's discussion installing Planet Bike Cascadia Fender on Trek 520 with disc brakes
"The picture isn't really clear, so I am going to assume that you have fender eyelets further down the fork by the ends. With the quick release tabs for the fenders I am not sure it is a good idea to mount the fenders to the mid-fork eyelets as…"
Dec 26, 2017
Sean Newby replied to Jim Reho's discussion Clothing Question
"I have a jacket that I use for the absolute coldest days and find that even then it can be too warm, depending on how and what I am layering with. If the lining is just a marketing gimmick by Columbia then it's a pretty effective one!"
Dec 4, 2017
Sean Newby replied to David Barish's discussion Stop light arrhythmia
"Lincoln/Sheffield/Wrightwood is a great example of this. Every intersection along Lincoln (from Wellington to Armitage) has the pedestrian timer synced to end when the light turns yellow, except this intersection. Going south Lincoln, the traffic…"
Nov 22, 2017
Sean Newby replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"would you really expect anything different out of a BMW driving, self-entitled cheese-head jerk from Wisconson? i hope you took the opportunity of being in front of him to go really slooooww so that he was boxed in."
Sep 14, 2017

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What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
About me:
Rediscovered cycling in the Santa Cruz mountains and been hooked since. The style may different out here, but the Zen is the same!

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