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Albany Park Al
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Wife found a Trek bike dumped in the weeds near the W entrance to the Francisco stop on the Brown Line.   Seems vanishingly unlikely that someone would have just left it there intending to come back…Continue

Started Jul 9, 2017

Spam from Shining Bikes!
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I got a spam email this morning, some diet plan link, which I naturally did not open.  But the source appeared to be (and the headers confirmed) it was Robert Vaughters, famous (notorious?) owner of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by h' Zerocats Mar 11, 2014.

WTB Dia-Compe caliper brake adjuster
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Hello there!I need to find ONE VERY SPECIFIC D-C brake adjuster as shown in the photo below (the one on the right). I'll gladly buy or trade for it, and will take a whole caliper if you don't happen…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by mark stetson Sep 28, 2013.

WTB 700c rear wheel, flipflop or fixed
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My son's rear wheel was stolen while his bike was locked to the rack at his HS today.  That's the third theft from those racks our family has had; the other two were whole bikes.  But that's another…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael A Aug 30, 2013.


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Albany Park Al replied to TonyP's discussion winter bike swap
"I think people who organize and run these things just run out of gas.  (Sorry for the automotive metaphor!)  It's a lot of work for not much reward, people move on and there's no one to take their place, and so on. …"
Nov 25
Sharon O and Albany Park Al are now friends
Nov 14
Albany Park Al replied to Sharon O's discussion 1993 or so Specialized stumpjumper
"Hi Sharon!  Wondering if you'll get a notification about this post and reply.  I did not hear from you and apparently Ernesto did not either.  If you still have the bike I'd be very interested in it."
Nov 4
Albany Park Al replied to Dave Grossman's discussion Milwaukee Bike Bazaar Happening This Year
"The Facebook page notes 'no upcoming events' so it does not look promising.  "
Oct 24
Albany Park Al replied to Sharon O's discussion 1993 or so Specialized stumpjumper
"Belatedly jumping (ha!) in on this.   I've been looking for a vintage *rigid* mtn bike and this would fit the bill.   Trying to PM you here Sharon...or if someone else here snagged the bike please get in touch.  "
Oct 22

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total n00b to serious cycling and wrenching, but very enthusiastic

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