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Lovely ladies wear lavender.

Hello Potential Bicycle Associate,She sure is a pretty bike & she is light as she is currently configured. I built her up with only a rear derailer (leaving off the front derailer, extra chain…Continue

Started Apr 25, 2014

HC Bike Tours is looking for sales AMBASSADORS

ChHC Bike Tours is looking for sales AMBASSADORSDear Sir/Madam,HC Bike Tours is approaching you as a bicycle shop representative as we are looking for sales AMBASSADORS - sales agents.We urge you to…Continue

Started Mar 10, 2014

Fiscal Year 2014 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information

Dear Colleague:The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has now published its Fiscal Year 2014 Apportionments, Allocations, and Program Information, providing a full fiscal year (FY) of funding for…Continue

Started Mar 10, 2014

An interesting gesture
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This is not bicycle related but I like the bicycle community and have had some rather sizable responses to topics I have brought up on thechainlink.orgSo I was headed to a Chicago police station the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thunder Snow Feb 19, 2014.

 

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5th Annual Cycle-Re-Cycle Fundraiser at The Livery Microbrewery

April 25, 2015 at 6pm to April 26, 2015 at 12am
Come help us celebrate our 5th year anniversary at the Livery on the evening of April 25th!! This year we have an exciting and unique entertainment lineup: 6:30 Mike Struwin (Local Singer Songwriter)7:45 The Fox and the Hounds (High-drama classic rock, baroque chamber pop and cabaret-style performance from Chicago)9:00 Brick House Burlesque (a Circus of Art from South Bend)9:30 Elephant Rescue (unique jazz and Swampy Blues from Niles/ South Bend)Bring your bikes for a group ride around the…See More
Apr 17, 2015
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"Cycle-Re-Cycle at the Livery FUNdraiser!!"
Apr 16, 2015
Skip Tooth posted a status
"Community bike shop fundraiser is coming a week from Saturday. 5th Annual Cycle-Re-Cycle Fundraiser @ The Livery microbrewery in BH, MI"
Apr 16, 2015
Skip Tooth is attending Anne D.'s event
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Bike to Work Rally at Daley Plaza

June 20, 2014 from 7am to 9am
Join us to celebrate biking in Chicago!  Highlights include Free all-day bike valet, T-shirt giveaway, continental breakfast and much more!  Presented by the City of Chicago and Goose Island Beer Company.See More
Jun 19, 2014
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Jun 19, 2014
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Jun 19, 2014
Skip Tooth commented on Ed's event Hobo Ride
"Sounds like a blast. Trying to get a group together for Ragbrai.  This sounds like a great start.  "
Jun 11, 2014
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Hobo Ride at Old School Tavern & Grill. Forest Park

August 2, 2014 from 12:15pm to 7pm
Back for it's 2nd year!Can't make it to Iowa for the Hobo National Convention this year?  Then join us, get out of the City, and explore the fine establishments along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train line.Ride the rails to Forest park, just west…See More
Jun 11, 2014
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Jun 11, 2014
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May 22, 2014
Skip Tooth liked bobweiser's event Fifth Step Ride
May 22, 2014
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Lovely ladies wear lavender.

Hello Potential Bicycle Associate,She sure is a pretty bike & she is light as she is currently configured. I built her up with only a rear derailer (leaving off the front derailer, extra chain ring, lever, cable & housing saves weight & complexity. If you don't know my spit about cycling and how I design and configure bikes. It's this. Chicago is a flat city. In my opinion you do not need 21 speeds. It's simply unnecessary. Also I configure bicycle so you ride upright, erect, with…See More
Apr 25, 2014
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Mar 10, 2014
Thunder Snow replied to Skip Tooth's discussion An interesting gesture
"http://chicago.straightdope.com/sdc20101028.php It could be an animal sacrifice by followers of the Caribbean religion, Santeria.  Sacrificing chickens or other animals is thought to help persuade the gods ("orishas") to…"
Feb 19, 2014
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Feb 18, 2014
Skip Tooth posted a discussion

An interesting gesture

This is not bicycle related but I like the bicycle community and have had some rather sizable responses to topics I have brought up on thechainlink.orgSo I was headed to a Chicago police station the other day to file a police report. As I walked up to the station I noticed this rather extreme gesture and was wondering if I could get some feed back from my Latin American brothers and sisters in the cycling community.It was a dead rooster in a box at the foot of a Chicago Police barricade in…See More
Feb 18, 2014

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Hybrid, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Competition / Racing, My job involves biking, My business involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Old World Bicycle is dedicated to repurposing bicycles to meet today urban commuting needs.
Seeking to manufacture bicycle accessories, Bicycles, Apparel, Saddles, Tools, and more.
We are new and green and thank you for all the support from the Chicago cycling community.
About me:
To Come
I like to make fast, comfortable, safe ridable bikes that use chromoly frames from the 80's and 90's with salvaged or self manufactured accessories.
I am all about fusing old engineering with modern technique and playing off inter disciplinary craft based collaboration.
It's Chicago and I want to be part of Chicago manufactured bicycle products that are something to be proud of.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://oldworldbicycle.org

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