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Stolen Bike Registry - do this when your bike gets stolen

"With all the stolen bike posts lately (and no one thinking "I wonder if there's something under Useful Links for this."), I think it's wel…

Started by Lee DiamondLatest Reply

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Advice for Secure Bike Rack/Storage Solutions for Apartment Building (~13 Bike Capacity)

This summer the 6 unit apartment building I live in has had 5 bicycles stolen from the basement on four separate occasions. These bikes wer…

Started by MeganK

13 3 hours ago
Reply by Dalton Bourne

How far you've ridden in 2021

23.4 after the Weather Be Damned ride. extrapolation for 2021: 8541! Bob Kastigar you did the same thing as last year? i'm open to someone…

Started by bobweiser

97 Jan 8
Reply by bobweiser

How far you've ridden in 2022

And where have you gone?  (At least I got in ahead of bobweiser)

Started by Bob Kastigar

7 Jan 5
Reply by Patricia Unsinn

How to Get Bike Grease Out of Clothes?

I used to have quite a headache when I had to get rid of bike grease stains from my clothes every time I serviced my bike. I have read seve…

Started by Dalton Bourne

5 Dec 22, 2021
Reply by Bob Matter

Ebike questions

Due to various orthopedic issues, riding a regular bike is becoming more difficult for me. So, I've started looking at ebikes.I have 2 ques…

Started by Bill Frazier

10 Dec 21, 2021
Reply by Mat Mcgratha

Bicyclist killed by truck at 41st/Ashland

On 12/11, 16 year old Jose Velasquez was hit and killed by a turning truck at 41st & Ashland. Tomorrow at 4:45 pm (Sat. 12/18) there w…

Started by Anne Alt

0 Dec 17, 2021

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Back of the Yards

The man was riding on the street in the 700 block of West 52nd Street when a driver struck him and fled, police said. By Sun-Times Wire Nov…

Started by Bob Kastigar

1 Dec 17, 2021
Reply by Anne Alt

Suggestions for ebike conversion

I'd like to convert one of my bikes to an ebike. Don't want to do it myself, so looking for recommendations on people/shops that are willin…

Started by The Korn

4 Dec 5, 2021
Reply by Jim Reho

First, I Cried. Then, I Rode My Bike.

I Can’t Escape Grief but Riding My Bike Certainly Helps A very interesting article, worth a read.

Started by Bob Kastigar

0 Nov 29, 2021

Free kids Kozie Prery Hat

Free - Giving away our very well loved Kozie Prery hat from the wonderful Erin Rensink. Doesn’t fit my 2 year olds anymore. Cross posted. P…

Started by Julie Aberman (Hochstadter)

0 Nov 26, 2021



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