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This Bicycle Kite is awesome
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Really. It's a bicycle. Flying. https://youtu.be/KKICMEYDkbw Happy Friday!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Schwab May 8, 2016.

Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
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I'm looking for recommendations for a good shop or mechanic with experience repairing and rebuilding Shimano Nexus 7-speed hubs. I have two of these hubs that now have thousands of miles on them and…Continue

Tags: bike shops, mechanics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Williams Feb 12, 2015.

Helmet mirror
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FYI: Some Canadians have designed a pretty great looking helmet mirror that looks like a great commuting accessory, but they need funding to get it made. Check it out here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Sep 13, 2012.

Local wheel building?
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Can anyone recommend a local LBS or mechanic who can build a good wheel? I have an old 26" wheel built around a Nexus 7-speed hub. The wheel just can't seem to hold true anymore after about 10 years…Continue

Tags: repair, wheels

Started this discussion. Last reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 Aug 14, 2011.

 

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Mike Schwab replied to ambimb's discussion This Bicycle Kite is awesome
"Looks to be homemake of straws and coroplast.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzvUpgUQAM0 ;"
May 8, 2016
Tominator replied to ambimb's discussion This Bicycle Kite is awesome
"I want one of these"
Apr 29, 2016
Jim Reho replied to ambimb's discussion This Bicycle Kite is awesome
"Very cool!"
Apr 29, 2016
Yasmeen replied to ambimb's discussion This Bicycle Kite is awesome
"Thanks for sharing this bike kite. Beautiful. :-) Happy Friday to you too!"
Apr 29, 2016
ambimb posted a discussion

This Bicycle Kite is awesome

Really. It's a bicycle. Flying. https://youtu.be/KKICMEYDkbw Happy Friday!See More
Apr 29, 2016
ambimb replied to Steve Mac's discussion Messenger bag / front rack / rear pannier ?
"Strictly for commuting w/a change of clothes, the garment pannier from Two Wheel Gear is the bees knees: http://www.twowheelgear.com/products/commuter-garment-pannier I've had one for a decade and in that time I have commuted by bike, off…"
Apr 21, 2016
Christopher Williams replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Hi, if you bring it to Rapid Transit at 1344 South Halsted we are experienced with Nexus 7 and 8s, and we have the Shimano oil bath setup and waiting for weary hubs to revitalize in.  We would be more than happy to help, and we guarantee our…"
Feb 12, 2015
PK RPR replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Dan is still there..."
Feb 12, 2015
ambimb replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Yes, Dan is the bomb. Is he still there? I used to commute to the Bike Center every day so he rebuilt one of my hubs a couple of years ago. Very impressive. Maybe I'll just trek back down there..."
Feb 10, 2015
ambimb replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Where by "a bike shop near you" you mean...? What? "
Feb 10, 2015
PK RPR replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Dan at McDonald's Bike Center did a great job with my N8"
Feb 10, 2015
ambimb replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Thanks. A 7-8 speed hub is pretty different from a 3-speed, but I will check Rudy's out. "
Feb 10, 2015
Mike Schwab replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"A search for hub found http://www.chicagobikeshops.info/shopDetails.php?id=22 offers 3 speed hub rebuilds."
Feb 10, 2015
Jerry replied to ambimb's discussion Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub
"Ditto.  Looking for an experienced mechanic who can work on my Nexus 8.  Thanks!"
Feb 10, 2015
ambimb posted a discussion

Wanted: a bike shop/mechanic to work on Shimano Nexus internal gear hub

I'm looking for recommendations for a good shop or mechanic with experience repairing and rebuilding Shimano Nexus 7-speed hubs. I have two of these hubs that now have thousands of miles on them and are starting to show it. Any recommendations? See More
Feb 10, 2015
ambimb commented on El Duke's group Chicago Randonneurs
"That plan of biking from Harvard sounds fantastic! I now recall others mentioning something like that before but I never took it seriously until now when I look at the map and realize it's less than 20 miles. I may be able to make part of the…"
Apr 18, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross, Cruiser
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, Around Town

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