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Barnard's Schwinn Cyclery damaged after car crash

OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A man has been charged with DUI after police said he crashed his car into a historic bike shop in west suburban Oak Park, causing significant damage Thursday night.The crash…Continue

Started Nov 12, 2021

Voting resource
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I searched previous posts and didn't see a voting resource discussion, but figured other CLers might appreciate a place to post on this topic. Specifically, I found this early voting waiting time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Oct 20, 2020.

Topeak Quick-Track system
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I find myself needing to buy a rear rack (old rack stolen along with the bike it was attached to) and replacing a failing pannier all at once, and I am being seduced by the apparent ease of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by We all have an inner Beast... Jun 3, 2014.

 

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Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"897.4 miles cycled in 2022 after 272.4 miles (239.6 outdoor / 32.8 indoor) in April.   76 consecutive days cycled since 02/14/2022!"
Apr 30
Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"625.0 miles cycled in 2022 after 308.0 miles (282.4 outdoor / 25.6 indoor) in March.   46 consecutive days cycled since 02/14/2022!"
Mar 31
Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"Slow clap for the excellent Don McLean reference..."
Mar 1
Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"Thanks. While it was hard to see the streak end, I have to admit I wasn't feeling winter bicycle commuting as much this year as I have the last few years, so I left the bike (and the balaclava) in the garage and ventured out on the CTA much…"
Mar 1
Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"317.0 miles cycled in 2022 after 127.0 miles (32.8 outdoor / 94.2 indoor) in February.   15 consecutive days cycled since 02/14/2022 - I traded biking for hiking for a weekend in February. Streak ended at 853 consecutive days cycled…"
Feb 28
Brett Miller replied to Yasmeen's discussion Dreaded Bike-Unfriendly Streets
"While I am an advocate for bike lanes, and buffered bike lanes, in general, I am reminded every winter that the designated, separated bike lanes are often unpassable for long stretches after snowfall. In non-winter months, separated bike lanes are…"
Feb 7
Brett Miller replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2022
"190.0 miles cycled (114.4 outdoor / 75.6 indoor) for January, less outdoor and more indoor miles than has been customary for a typical January of late…   842 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Jan 31
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"5065.0 miles cycled in 2021 after 283.4 miles (234.8 outdoor / 48.6 indoor) in December. 811 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Dec 31
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"4781.6 miles cycled in 2021 after 345.8 miles (298.0 outdoor / 47.8 indoor) in November. 780 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Nov 30, 2021
Brett Miller posted a discussion

Barnard's Schwinn Cyclery damaged after car crash

OAK PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A man has been charged with DUI after police said he crashed his car into a historic bike shop in west suburban Oak Park, causing significant damage Thursday night.The crash occurred at Barnard's Schwinn Cyclery at 6109 West North Avenue at about 10:20 p.m..According to their website, they are the oldest family-owned business in Oak Park, serving the community since 1911.The owner said a police…See More
Nov 12, 2021
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"4435.8 miles cycled in 2021 after 440.4 miles (414.4 outdoor / 26.0 indoor) in October. 750 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Oct 31, 2021
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
" 3995.4 miles cycled in 2021 after 473.4 miles (454.4 outdoor / 19.0 indoor) in Septemer. 719 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Sep 30, 2021
Brett Miller replied to George Schick's discussion Fermi Lab
"Just a public service announcement: The Fermilab trail is currently closed to the public. I tried to ride through there last weekend and was stopped by a very apologetic security guard."
Sep 17, 2021
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"3522.0 miles cycled in 2021 after 448.8 miles (433.6 outdoor / 15.2 indoor) in August. 689 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Aug 31, 2021
Mary Jo Graden and Brett Miller are now friends
Aug 23, 2021
Brett Miller replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"3073.2 miles cycled in 2021 after 453.8 miles (446.4 outdoor / 7.4 indoor) in July. 658 consecutive days cycled since 10/13/2019!"
Jul 31, 2021

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What I ride:
Mountain, Hybrid, Cruiser, Divvy (bike share), Tandem, Folding Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Chicago cycling

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At 12:26pm on June 4, 2014, Chris Johansen said…

Move was pretty rough (on Sunday).  It was in the 90 I think and humid.  Still have boxes everywhere, but I'm getting there.  I'd like to do that ride again this month as well.

 
 
 

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