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Jaik S.
  • 41, Male
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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Sold! 1972 Colnago Super!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Elwood Gruschow Jan 22.

 

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Elwood Gruschow replied to Jaik S.'s discussion Sold! 1972 Colnago Super!
"I am glad it is off the market, I was contemplating visiting my orthopedic surgeon to price getting my frame to fit that frame."
Jan 22
Jaik S. replied to Brian S's discussion Waxing your bike
"I met a guy from Alaska when I was touring Hawaii, he waxed his chain. I haven't ever tried it but his chain looked immaculate in comparison to my oiled chain. My steel bikes all have framesaver on the inside, and when I see a scratch I tend to…"
Jan 16
Jaik S. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!
"More photos and measurements added!"
Jan 14
Jaik S. and Skip Montanaro 14.5mi are now friends
Jan 14
Stephen Bryne replied to Jaik S.'s discussion For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!
"Hi Jaik, I am interested. I used to have a Colnago about the same year in red. Can you check the size? Would you accept $1500? Thank you, Steve"
Jan 14
Jaik S. replied to Jaik S.'s discussion For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!
"Thanks, I really want someone to appreciate it as well. I'm hoping that Turin wants to buy it, even just as a display piece."
Jan 12
Bruce replied to Jaik S.'s discussion For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!
"Your profile pic, Jaik S,  expresses my reactions to this bike to a T! So beautiful. I hope it finds a good home."
Jan 12
Jaik S. commented on niconico's group vintage road bikes
"Just listed my 1972 Colnago Super for sale!"
Jan 12
Jaik S. joined niconico's group
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for those who dig the vibe of the road bikes of the 70's 80's and early 90's with all their downtube shifting glory.See More
Jan 12
Jaik S. posted a discussion

For Sale: 1972 Colnago Super!

Almost five years ago I got this Colnago. It's beautiful. I barely fit it and I'm nervous to ride it because I am a little tough on my bikes. It's in amazing shape, I'm the second owner. Here's your chance to own a nice piece of Chicago bicycle historyFirst off, it's the rare color. A Green Colnago from this time rarely comes up for sale. It's in amazing condition. It was purchased from Turin in 1972, by someone that I did some work for. You may wonder, "why would anyone want to get rid of…See More
Jan 12
Jaik S. posted a discussion

NYT Opinion: Ban Cars from Manhattan/Cities

Great article, the fly-throughs and overlays/mockups really help people see what the streets used to be like & could be like.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/09/opinion/sunday/ban-cars-manhattan-cities.htmlSee More
Jul 28, 2020
Jaik S. posted a discussion

Catlike Helmets Goes Out Of Business

Personally, i think they made some of the best summer and commute helmets. I'm buying a new one for summer now. You can read more of the closure here:https://en.triatlonnoticias.com/noticias-ciclismo/la-empresa-espanola-catlike-cierra-tras-25-anos-de-actividad/See More
Feb 27, 2020
Jaik S. replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable
"Not to take away from the intent, but my wife has a terrible problem with guys shoaling her and cutting her off. The funny thing? We commute together. We ride to and from work together. When people cut her off, they don't do the same to me.…"
Oct 23, 2019
Jaik S. replied to V W's discussion Random guy directing traffic at lake near des plaines
"I'm constatntly concerned that this guy is going to wave forward one of those vehicles exiting the expressway while I'm passing in front. I don't have a stop sign, they don't stop if traffic is backed up from the light. It's…"
Sep 20, 2019
Jaik S. replied to Chris Hainey's discussion Britax Jogging Strollers safety issues - owners of BOB bicycle trailers
"It'll probably be a combination of the lawyer lips & retaining clips(like these). They will also increase the cost to save for legal & recall fees. Parallel to those fixes will be a very lengthy warning, including something about…"
Apr 22, 2019

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Cyclocross, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
Uniting with the cycling community around Chicago and finding out more about upcoming events, what's happening around the City and in the news.
About me:
I drink a bit, and love life. I'm always looking for fun, and a nice bike ride.

I've got bikes from the ceiling to the floor.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://about.me/jaik

You can find me:

Reading in random places...sometimes I fall asleep reading.

Attempting to make something that will create a smile.

Writing code...HTML, Javascript or Java. 

In the kitchen.

Wondering how I can help.

Building something fun.

Learning something new.

Trying to minimize.

Your local beergarden.

Also on Google+

And on Twitter

You can also find me on my bicycle.

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At 10:29am on April 3, 2013, allison said…

I'm that person who lives in the closet in your apartment.  I emerge from time to time and grumble a bit.  oh, and I ride bikes

 
 
 

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