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03-03-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 630
Posted By ChicagoDave

Seeking teammate for 2007 Transrockies

I have a spot reserved for the 2007 Transrockies Challenge. Seven days traversing the Canadian Rockies, 6-10 hours a day. Done in pairs and scored by general classification like any other stage race....
Forum: Touring
03-01-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By ChicagoDave

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/175/407254463_e04cf...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/175/407254463_e04cf21bab_o.jpg
Forum: Touring
03-01-07, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By ChicagoDave

56cm Surly LHT (ridden 40 miles) for sale

Sorry for the spam, but I thought you all might be interested. I am the senior mechanic and service manager at a bicycle shop in NC. I built up this LHT for myself, to be ridden across the country in...
07-15-06, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By ChicagoDave

there are very few drivetrain parts on a fixed...

there are very few drivetrain parts on a fixed gear, wouldn't you want to dump any extra money into the one really important part of the drivetrain? I think crank-quality makes a hell of a...
07-15-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,524
Posted By ChicagoDave

I couldn't tell if this was going to be a thread...

I couldn't tell if this was going to be a thread about 'breaking away' or that a BFFGSS-regular was so down and out that they had to have a 'cutting' confessional to their only friends on the...
07-14-06, 04:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,791
Posted By ChicagoDave

Mine happened today at work... its raining and...

Mine happened today at work... its raining and I'm riding along in the loop and a mini-van decides to turn left in front of me. Normally I yell "heads up" or something to that nature but this time...
07-11-06, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 821
Posted By ChicagoDave

This is a ladybug... ...

This is a ladybug...

http://perso.orange.fr/jascooby/macro/Ladybug%20203-0312_IMG.jpg
07-08-06, 04:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 1,338
Posted By ChicagoDave

would this be TO nice of a fixie? ...

would this be TO nice of a fixie?

http://julmtb.free.fr/velos/photos/Colnago_remy.jpg
07-08-06, 04:06 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 12,371
Posted By ChicagoDave

Great racing last night ya'll. I've got a few...

Great racing last night ya'll. I've got a few photos that Kat took on my Flickr.

http://static.flickr.com/60/184986114_142bc97a82.jpg

Me and Schloemo

LINK:...
07-07-06, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 886
Posted By ChicagoDave

Chicago bicylist hit by bus, killed this afternoon

I was riding up Chicago Ave. coming home from another day messing in the loop and saw that the street was blocked off at racine, cop cars and a stopped bus, a few news cameras. I asked a CTA worker...
06-30-06, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,153
Posted By ChicagoDave

Don't know about the 56, but my 52 with 165's has...

Don't know about the 56, but my 52 with 165's has considerable toe-overlap using clipless.
06-30-06, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,153
Posted By ChicagoDave

I like mine. Stiff. tight geometry but still...

I like mine. Stiff. tight geometry but still pretty comfy. Quality tubing. Durable. Powdercoated. No labels. green.

http://static.flickr.com/65/177280155_04ac560790_b.jpg
06-29-06, 06:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,406
Posted By ChicagoDave

Present to past with overlap - Photographer ...

Present to past with overlap

- Photographer
- Bicycle Messenger
- Motorcycle Mechanic
- Bicycle Mechanic/Sales
- Pharmacy Technician
- Kayak Sales/Instruction
- Bicycle building *****...
06-28-06, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By ChicagoDave

http://www.chumby.net/files/cookie-large.jpg

http://www.chumby.net/files/cookie-large.jpg
06-28-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,277
Posted By ChicagoDave

I love electrical tape, it saves my baby's paint...

I love electrical tape, it saves my baby's paint for one day when she won't be abused so badly, deters theft, and reduces glare. This is the bike I work on, no it's not geared, but my fixed has the...
06-28-06, 06:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,012
Posted By ChicagoDave

Nuff said.

Nuff said.
06-28-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,255
Posted By ChicagoDave

Yeah I think it all depends on the position you...

Yeah I think it all depends on the position you are applying for. Get creative.
06-28-06, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,312
Posted By ChicagoDave

Finally a photo of my recent build... ...

Finally a photo of my recent build...

http://static.flickr.com/65/177280155_04ac560790_b.jpg

EAI Bareknuckle
52cm
Sugino 75 cranks and BB
Thompson seatpost and stem
Selle Italia SLR
Deda...
06-27-06, 09:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 514
Posted By ChicagoDave

Critical mass is generally a good time and I used...

Critical mass is generally a good time and I used to look forward to it, but the last few I regretted going and felt like it was hurting bicycling in Chicago more than helping. If it would stay...
06-19-06, 01:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,058
Posted By ChicagoDave

Don't assume so much prick. It sounds like you...

Don't assume so much prick. It sounds like you are one of those people that is truly bothered that "fixed" is "popular" because you discovered it first and everyone else who does it only does it...
06-18-06, 09:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By ChicagoDave

I owned a TT bike a few years back. I think it...

I owned a TT bike a few years back. I think it all depends on what you want to use it for. TT Racing specifically would be great, maybe a little geared training would be cool too. However if you are...
06-17-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 875
Posted By ChicagoDave

holy mother of ****ing god these threads keep...

holy mother of ****ing god these threads keep getting more and more asinine.
06-17-06, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,535
Posted By ChicagoDave

where is Juvi to name this the new "worst thread...

where is Juvi to name this the new "worst thread ever"
06-16-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By ChicagoDave

HAHAHAHHA +1

HAHAHAHHA
+1
06-16-06, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By ChicagoDave

I will teach in exchange for both beer and access...

I will teach in exchange for both beer and access to your fancy tools :) Truing stands are hard to come by, and I can't drop the cash on BB tools either. Where do you live?
06-16-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,058
Posted By ChicagoDave

Hasselblad 503cxi - 45 degree PME...

Hasselblad 503cxi
- 45 degree PME metered finder
- 80mm 2.8
- 180mm 4.0
- Polaroid back (my favorite)
Canon F-1
- 50mm 1.4
- 28mm 2.8...
06-16-06, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By ChicagoDave

recently I started carrying a SLR body with grip...

recently I started carrying a SLR body with grip and my 24-105 in a small pelican-case, tucked neatly into my mess bag. It's not fast, as you have to assemble the camera and take it out of both the...
06-16-06, 12:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,520
Posted By ChicagoDave

Today was my first day as a courier, so that...

Today was my first day as a courier, so that being said it's top-o-the-list in terms of bike friendly. However before that I can emptathize with the art museum thing. I worked at a photo museum here...
06-14-06, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By ChicagoDave

Part identification and a shout-out...

At the No NOS after party, bikeforum's own Teadoggg came across my half-disassembled campy wheels... drunk and curious to see the condition of the bearing race on the interior - he decides to pull...
06-14-06, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,136
Posted By ChicagoDave

+1

+1
06-14-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 43
hi
Views: 1,235
Posted By ChicagoDave

more bandwidth for us.

more bandwidth for us.
06-14-06, 01:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,360
Posted By ChicagoDave

You are my hero...

You are my hero...
06-12-06, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By ChicagoDave

hmmm, well I can't tell how serious you are about...

hmmm, well I can't tell how serious you are about your selections - whether you chose them because you liked them or because of their complete absurdity... but if it were me I would chose the golf...
06-12-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By ChicagoDave

how about "I ride to get places and have fun". I...

how about "I ride to get places and have fun". I answered "ride to get in shape" but thats a little off seeing as how when I'm riding it usually is taking me to or from work or some place where I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-06, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By ChicagoDave

and then there's always some idiot who jumps at...

and then there's always some idiot who jumps at the chance to tell all of his internet friends how rich he is... I'm just amazed you guys eat up this up **** like powerbars over here in the road...
06-09-06, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 499
Posted By ChicagoDave

Hey man, I'm a NC native, grew up in...

Hey man,
I'm a NC native, grew up in Southern Pines and spent a little time living in Greensboro right near you in Winston Salem. I'd be glad to show you around a bit and go on a ride up to...
06-09-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By ChicagoDave

Not to be a downer to yall's little internet fun...

Not to be a downer to yall's little internet fun picking on people you don't know, but this thread couldn't be more ignorant and childish. I'm personally not for organized religion, but you know...
06-08-06, 07:50 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,156,312
Posted By ChicagoDave

Thats wrong... I can't think of a single...

Thats wrong... I can't think of a single motorcycle with a left-hand front brake lever. Motorcycles generally have a clutch lever as the left hand lever, the right hand lever is for the front brake....
06-08-06, 12:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

aye

aye
06-07-06, 11:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

There will be space. I'm not really sure how many...

There will be space. I'm not really sure how many people are showing. As long as everyone is ok with crowding into my somewhat small TV space we'll be fine. If you are coming please say "AYE" so I...
06-06-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,177
Posted By ChicagoDave

you are one of those potheads that gets "great...

you are one of those potheads that gets "great ideas" when you are stoned and actually goes through with them aren't you? Just kidding man, but you really should feel bad.
06-06-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

yeah there should be plenty of bike parking...

yeah there should be plenty of bike parking indoors still... and unfortunately no, I am a slave to modern technology and pawned off my VCR long ago. Sounds like something fun to watch though if...
06-06-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

all are welcome! come along

all are welcome! come along
06-05-06, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

oh crap. Thats what I get for being out of the...

oh crap. Thats what I get for being out of the loop....

Now where was I...

When: Thursday June 8
06-05-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,514
Posted By ChicagoDave

Chicago: Movie Night : "Pedal" Documentary

Hey Chicago People - it's been a while but I'm glad to be back. A friend picked up the documentary "Pedal" for me as a late b-day gift, and I'm itchin' to watch it. I figured it would be more fun to...
06-05-06, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By ChicagoDave

when it breaks

when it breaks
06-04-06, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By ChicagoDave

i Hate I missed out - back in Chicago now though....

i Hate I missed out - back in Chicago now though. Chimblysweep: nice Q and Not U shirt. No more drinking in alleys without david... please.
06-02-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,024
Posted By ChicagoDave

Dumbest thing I did was run that one redlight....

Dumbest thing I did was run that one redlight. Yep.
Second dumbest was when I was a kid and thought I'd make an adjustment on my wal-mart bike. Got a hold of an allen-wrench and loosened the bolt...
05-15-06, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,540
Posted By ChicagoDave

He was nice - very concerned. I wouldn't have but...

He was nice - very concerned. I wouldn't have but he downplayed it all alot. he actually just stopped by with a receipt for the window (already fixed) for 50 bucks and I have him 50. I believe in...
05-15-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By ChicagoDave

Road trip stops... drinks on me for couch space?

Leaving tomorrow for a road trip - unfortunately there are no bikes involved. Doing it on the cheap with my cousin, he's moving from Spokane, WA to NC (my hometown), and I'm helping with the drive....
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