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    Update!

    Registration and agenda are posted!

    http://www.normal.org/index.aspx?NID=849
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    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...
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    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:)

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    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...
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    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. :(
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  6. 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:


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    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,...
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    Mirrcycle. Requires certain brifters, but if you...

    Mirrcycle. Requires certain brifters, but if you have them, it's great.
  9. 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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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. :)
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    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...
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    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.
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    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....
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    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....
  17. 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...
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    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...
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    Thanks! Yep, just moved (back) here not too long...

    Thanks! Yep, just moved (back) here not too long ago. Loving the trail system! :)
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    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...
  21. Thread: Eggs

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    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...
  22. +1 for the hidden GPS in the bag. :)

    +1 for the hidden GPS in the bag. :)
  23. 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. :>
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    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...
  25. Oh man... I guess I'm a failure. :(

    Oh man... I guess I'm a failure. :(
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