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HIT AND RUN

Last Friday, Ricardo Capistrano was biking on North Avenue when he was hit by a dark-colored 4-door GMC or Chevrolet SUV traveling east on North Avenue and then making a left-hand turn onto Talman Avenue. He is currently hospitalized with a punctured lung and bleeding around his brain, in addition to other serious injuries. The driver who […]

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Goin’ Campin’ : Get Yourself a Plan

  It’s warming up again (finally!) and that means one thing: Camping Season. I’m here to bring you the scoop on camping in the Chicago region. Some of you may remember Kaz’s post about this subject, and I highly recommend also checking that out. Last season, Tiny Fixers Anna and Lisa (me!), and a bunch of […]

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Your New Commuting Theme Song

  Here you go my lovelies.  It’s your new commuting jam. You’re welcome.   To the tune of “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor   Intro Bike, bike bike bike, bike bike bike, bike bike biiiiiike 5x Riding up, bike on the street Making time, taking chances Went the distance, now I’m back on Kinzie […]

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Smell Ya Later, Tiny Fix

If you’ve noticed that it’s been all weeds and crickets around here at Tiny Fix lately, you’re not the only one. I’ve often been frustrated when blogs stop updating regularly without explanation, so I wanted to let our readership what’s been going on with Tiny Fix, and with me, personally. Tiny Fix still exists! We […]

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Update to The Chicken Fried Guide

Photo of PQM’s Chicken & Waffles by Tiny Fixer KC On Memorial Day, KC and I took our first ride together in months down to Publican Quality Meats for their Chicken & Waffles special. This impromptu brunch bikery has resulted in a slew of new content for Tiny Fix. The Chicken Fried Guide, Tiny Fix’s […]

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Spinlister – A Renter’s Guide

Somewhere between one and three times a year, I fly across the country. Inevitably my main goal is to ride a bike inside of wherever Point B is. In the past, I’ve eschewed shipping or flying with my own. Some airlines charge ridiculous prices that leave a broke ass nonprofit employee in a quite a state […]

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It’s tiny! And fixed!

You guys, it’s an adorable robot that rides a tiny fixed gear. No brakes.  If only those gyroscopes were in a little robot messenger bag though.  New mascot perhaps?

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For Carmelita

Miss Sams herself, photo courtesy of West Town Bikes. I first met Carmelita Sams when she was helping to host a clothing swap during Women and Trans open shop night at West Town Bikes. Later she and I would meet again, at their Ciclo Urbano storefront when I came in with some tricky brake problems […]

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