Does anyone have a recommendation for a plan to donate an old bike in the suburbs (preferably west suburbs)? I am having a bit of trouble trying to find a reliable place to donate an old bike. It…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris C Dec 27, 2016.
Hi all,Anyone have recommendations for a rear light that can attached to the seat stay (rear fork) on the bike? I have seen some riders around who have them, but everything I have looked at doesn't…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by ad Feb 12, 2016.
Winter is coming up fast and pretty soon there will be some heavy snow on the ground. I know that fat tire bikes are all the rage right now and I see more and more bikers getting out into the snow to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tricolor Oct 8, 2015.
Hi all, I have noticed from the past few emails from the community a lot of talk about Cyclocross in the Chicago area. It has piqued my interest. Doing some research online it seems like you can run…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Yasmeen Sep 19, 2015.
Posted on May 21, 2016 at 1:00pm
So, if you have been following me at all on social media for the past week, you would have known that I was attempting to do the Grumpy Grind this weekend. This was an 82 mile gravel grinder. A gravel grinder is a very Midwest sort of bike ride that is focused on riding on gravel roads.
So for the past month or so leading up to this ride I was preparing myself for some pretty terrible weather. Cold, perhaps raining conditions. What we got instead was a beautiful…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment
So I had my first taste of cyclocross this weekend on Saturday. Cyclocross is, lets just call it offroad bike racing. It is apparently very popular in the Chicago area.
My first race was in the Dan Ryan Woods yesterday. I was placed in the 4/5 Men's Group, which is basically the beginners group for the race. Races last about 30 minutes and the laps are…Continue
Posted on October 12, 2015 at 1:25pm — 1 Comment