How to Adjust Rear Derailleur on a Bicycle

It’s a nasty winter so I’ve been posting maintenance videos for those of you wanting to keep your bike in good running conditions as Chicago’s salty streets slowly eat away at your components and sweet, sweet, bicycle frames....

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Winter Bike Swap!! 1/17/2008

Whatever your cycling needs, there is something for everyone at the Chicago Winter Bike Swap at Harper College in Palatine. All admissions receive a raffle entry for a new set of Bontrager wheels–$850 value. Recycle your used bicycle tires and tubes by simply bringing them to the bike swap and placing them in the designated area. The Chicago Winter Bike Swap will take care of the recycling from there. Browse the bike corral for a...

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Local cycling enthusiasts start mobile bicycle repair business

Got a flat? Bent rim? Can’t change gears or snapped your chain? Well, you can’t call AAA to come out to Sugarloaf to fix your mountain bike on the spot or get your Trek road bike pedaling again if you’re stuck in Mountaindale. Frederick Mobile Bike Repairs will come to you. Jason Kroll, 36, and Patrick Sabatino, 27, both longtime mountain, BMX and road bike enthusiasts, launched a mobile bike repair business two months ago out...

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