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Bike Repair Stand Locations

Please help by posting public repair stations you may know about.  One is in front of Fresh Thyme located on Elston just north of Fullerton…

Started by Kenneth C. Goetz

5 Oct 7, 2019
Reply by Apie (11)

It may be the end of summer but potholes are forever. Should you repair them if the city has missed your route?

In a nutshell, NO. Bicycling Magazine has a lawyer weigh in the issues with DIY pothole repairs...

Started by Yasmeen

3 Sep 1, 2015
Reply by Juan 2-3 or more mi.

Bike Dislodged from CTA bus rack on LSD

Today, at approximately 11am, I was on a 146 express from my Uptown neighborhood to downtown. Upon exiting LSD the driver came to an absolu…

Started by Daniel Lewis

7 Jan 25, 2015
Reply by Tom A.K.

Bucephalus Bikes seeks experienced mechanic.

If you are looking for meaningful and fulfilling employment, contact us directly for an interview. The applicant must be:…

Started by Alex Anon

4 May 26, 2014
Reply by Alex Anon

Place for steel frame repair? Or advice.

I was in a collision recently & my normal bike shop's mechanic is telling me my eighties Bass Frame & front fork are not repairable…

Started by Renee Patten

2 May 1, 2013
Reply by Renee Patten

Getting Classy

Hey ya'll, I'm going to be doing free Sunday morning classes at Rapid Transit on North Ave. The first one is this Sunday at 10 and will co…

Started by Doug Haynes

19 Dec 17, 2012
Reply by Doug Haynes

Old 80s mountain bike with rear u brake install issue.

Hi Does anyone have experience dealing with these? Sheldon was a bit helpful, but I need some more assistance. I was cleaning up a recen…

Started by rb

10 May 11, 2012
Reply by rb

Bike workstand. Any advice?

I wanted something to hold my bike while I'm working/repairing it, instead of having it turned sideways or upside-down. Any thoughts on wh…

Started by daWillinChi

26 Mar 28, 2012
Reply by Kevin T.

Repairing cracks in steel chain stays

Hey all, I am new to the Chicagoland area and am bringing a bike problem with me: I was given an old steel road bike and have been trying t…

Started by Tom R

6 Sep 17, 2011
Reply by Tom R

Local wheel building?

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 whee…

Started by ambimb

12 Aug 14, 2011
Reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63


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