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April 2009 Blog Posts (6)

the road to well-ville

To anyone reading this: This is me jump starting my bicycling recovery!

A brief history and explanation: Last Fall I invested in a high end (for me, that is) road bike, my goal being to eventually begin some long distance riding - something I've been interested in since high school. Cut to December - when I tore two ligiments in my knee in a sledding accident which put me out of commision until now. I have just begun riding my bike again after a long, idle (not counting the excrutiating… Continue

Added by Liz Payne on April 26, 2009 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Trek Store of Highland Park

We are proud of our new store in Highland Park and would like to invite the Chicagoland community to our facility. Our location is more than just an incredible bike shop offering the latest from Trek and Gary Fisher.



This location is a bikers dream. Buy your bike, service your bike, ride your bike, train on your bike and store your bike all under one roof. The memorobilia collection is second to none, featuring 7 yellow jerseys presented to Lance Armstrong at the Tour de France as… Continue

Added by Trek Store of Highland Park on April 25, 2009 at 11:07am — No Comments

Tim Tuten of the Hideout and CPS in D.C.

Great article about a great guy. The Hideout is one of the more bike-friendly clubs in Chicago.
http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/hoekstra/1541845,CST-FTR-Tuten24.article

Added by Michael J Blane 6.5 on April 24, 2009 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Full Moon Fiascio IV true-up

Thanks to John, we have a true up this month, which I have the pleasure of uploading from Venice. (Ain't the internet swell?) and to Aaron for the pix







Fiasco #4 held true to the founding principle of "visible moon, no visible ass." Michael made his debut at the Gingerman as a new Fiasco rider; Martin regaled the uninformed with the always terrifying "Tale of the Phantom Shitter." Fried things from across the street were consumed while Darin distributed the always coveted… Continue

Added by DanaW on April 17, 2009 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Training for Triathlon Season

Looking for a training partner to ride one day on the weekend to build my speed for the triathlon season. I live in Munster and usually ride the path out here or go to Tinley Park. Christine

Added by Christine on April 14, 2009 at 9:45pm — No Comments

Up and running

I think they like us . . .

Added by olloyd1 on April 5, 2009 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment

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