Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   >

Showing results 1 to 25 of 36
Search took 0.50 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BloNoBikeGuy
Forum: Great Lakes 03-30-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Update!

Registration and agenda are posted!

http://www.normal.org/index.aspx?NID=849
Forum: Great Lakes 03-17-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
No website or other information is up yet; all...

No website or other information is up yet; all I've seen thus far is the Save the Date poster. You can become a fan of the local advocacy group (Bike BloNo) on Facebook for further updates if I...
Forum: Great Lakes 03-12-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
2013 Illinois Bike Summit

Last year's was pretty good! Save the date!

Conference is held in Normal, Illinois. Speakers and free bike parking! (Seriously, come for the free bike parking :thumb:)

304084
Forum: Commuting 02-19-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,261
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Though I'm not there, what I hear is a co-worker...

Though I'm not there, what I hear is a co-worker who's scared to ride to work himself, and looking to give you excuses to do the same. :)

My wife & I have a toddler. The way we have things set up...
Forum: Touring 02-17-13, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
British Touring Couple Killed

The telegraph is reporting TwoonFourWheels.com had a tragic accident in Thailand. Sounds like a horrible ending to a spectacular journey. :(
...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Ex-LAPD Killer Mentions Cyclists in Manifesto

I hadn't seen this in the news anywhere (maybe I missed it), but I thought it was a bit strange that the most wanted man in the country right now mentioned cyclists in his rambling manifesto:


...
Forum: Great Lakes 01-26-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Bike Swap Meets

Is there a list of Bike Swaps / Meets online, similar to wheredoyoubike?

I missed the Chicago Bike Swap last weekend (couldn't go), and I'd love to go to the Midwest one in Collinsville tomorrow,...
Forum: Commuting 01-05-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,256
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Mirrcycle. Requires certain brifters, but if you...

Mirrcycle. Requires certain brifters, but if you have them, it's great.
Forum: Living Car Free 12-12-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,357
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Do you actually ride the bus? Don't get me wrong,...

Do you actually ride the bus? Don't get me wrong, there are people on the bus who are from lower social-economic brackets, mental health issues, criminal backgrounds, and so forth. There are also...
Forum: Commuting 10-31-12, 07:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,390
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
In Illinois, you are required to fill out a crash...

In Illinois, you are required to fill out a crash report if: "The accident caused a death, bodily injury, or more than $1,500 of property damage." Odds are, I'm going to have some kind of injury if...
Forum: Commuting 09-04-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,435
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
It's still a pretty good idea to have a front...

It's still a pretty good idea to have a front light, steady or flashing, to make you visible.

Additionally, your state's law might require it.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-24-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Ah, thanks. Maybe it was installed at one time,...

Ah, thanks. Maybe it was installed at one time, and it just came loose and turned into the place where I found it. Thanks. :)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-24-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
What is this bracket?

I did something dumb today on my new bike when starting from a stop, which caused my chain to fall off. No biggie. When I got down to really fiddle with it, I found this bracket loose just above my...
Forum: Commuting 08-21-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,158
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Just act crazy. Totally, bizarre a$$ crazy,...

Just act crazy. Totally, bizarre a$$ crazy, screaming and ranting about how the aliens probed you last night. People will stay far away from you. I promise.
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-13-12, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Locking Your Kid's Trailer Up

How do you lock up your kid's trailer when you're out an about on the town and stop somewhere? We have no problem securing my bikes usually, but we are pondering the best way to lock up the trailer....
Forum: Great Lakes 07-22-12, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Katy Bike Trail

Hey all. I'm looking at riding down the length of the Katy Trail in Missouri over a couple days, camping and staying at a B&B once or twice. Is overnight parking permitted at the trail head in St....
Forum: Commuting 06-30-12, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Congress Passes Transportation Bill... we are Alternative Transportation!

Well, Congress was able to pass the Transportation Bill....

And in the process, obliterated Safe Routes to School and other programs. We're all now lumped into one big ol' "alternative...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-12, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,658,098
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
I got a pair of green ones, in the front, and one...

I got a pair of green ones, in the front, and one in the back wheel. In the end, I have a flash white front light, flash red rear light, and two green flashers. It makes me look like a UFO, but...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-23-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,166
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Thanks! Yep, just moved (back) here not too long...

Thanks! Yep, just moved (back) here not too long ago. Loving the trail system! :)
Forum: Commuting 06-23-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,658,098
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Hi all! I'm a half commuter / half short range...

Hi all! I'm a half commuter / half short range tourist, so here's my bike! It's a Trek Lane. I've upgraded the rear rack to a Topeak MTX, bought a U-lock, added bottle holders, Mrrcycle Mirror (Best...
Forum: Utility Cycling 06-23-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,166
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Eggs

Ok, so here's the scoop. My wife and I are happy bikers. We putz to work, the store, the mall, wherever on our bikes. The one thing we haven't done yet is buy eggs at the store. I'm kind of scared to...
Forum: Commuting 05-03-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,396
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
+1 for the hidden GPS in the bag. :)

+1 for the hidden GPS in the bag. :)
Forum: Commuting 05-01-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,579
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
What kind of rack is that? I've been looking for...

What kind of rack is that? I've been looking for something like that so my ride doesn't crush my toddler if she ever gets too handsy. :>
Forum: Commuting 04-21-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
I have a Spire Torq. It's really good for my...

I have a Spire Torq. It's really good for my purposes. In my personal experience, I've found that having a chest strap and waist belt to keep it from shifting side to side is very helpful. Keeps it...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-20-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,811
Posted By BloNoBikeGuy
Oh man... I guess I'm a failure. :(

Oh man... I guess I'm a failure. :(
Showing results 1 to 25 of 36

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:13 PM.