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Location:
Chatsworth, Illinois
Club Affiliation: team bikejournal
Road Category: Citizen
Member Since: May 2010
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Distance Chart
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distance
2014 Total: 1021.2 miles 2015 Total: 638.3 miles 2016 Total: 337.1 miles 2017 Total: 44.6 miles 2017 Total: 0 miles 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 1200 600 0
2018 Miles Traveled: 0
2018 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 8,414 miles
History:

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Had a 10 speed in the 70s but didn't like biking NY state hills. Moved to IL in '89 and bought a used 3 speed Peugeot to get around campus. Next was Specialized Crossroads hybrid which served me well until I got a Giant Avail 3 road bike, a purchase inspired by my step-daughter and her husband's bike trip across South America. In 2012 I got a Bike Friday Tikit which fits in the trunk and offers an amazing commute! Rural IL is THE best place to ride! 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2009 Giant Avail 3
Road bike
Description:  Perfect for me!

Lifetime Odometer: 5,830.0 miles

click to enlarge 2012 Bike Friday Tikit
Road bike
Description:  Commuter bike! It is such a fun ride!

Lifetime Odometer: 1,667.8 miles

click to enlarge 2001 Specialized Crossroads
Road bike
Description:  This bike reintroduced me to cycling. Love biking on township roads in rural IL. My biggest challenge is the wind.

Lifetime Odometer: 1,021.9 miles

other Rental
Touring Road bike


Lifetime Odometer: 17.0 miles

click to enlarge Peugeot 
Road bike
Description:  I used a bike like this to get around campus from 1989-1991.

Lifetime Odometer: 150.0 miles
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