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Sightings. . . .

Here’s a classic Gitane owned by Lenna Sobanja:


She got it here at the shop. This classic bike has a lugged cro-mo steel frame with down-tube shifters, center-pull caliper brakes, and a classic-style double chain ring crank set. We added cross-style brake levers to help the smaller rider.

Mark’s righteous Raleigh


Mark’s Raleigh Sports is a classic from the Nottingham, England company Raleigh Bicycle Company founded in 1887. Mark’s Sports is an original English manufacture bike from 1959. Classic example of a sturdy, all-purpose, all-weather bike for local commuting, errand-running.

Dave Steckelburg’s Salsa Casseroll


2011 Salsa Casseroll made for long adventure rides on smooth or rough roads. This bike will be great for errand running or loaded touring. Its full cromoly(Chromium Molybdenum eh?) frame has just enough give to soak up the bumps but its stiff enough to get your energy to the pavement. Dave plans to use it for all the above.

Artist Don Hammer helps with Grand Marais bike parking

Don Hammer (far right in light gray sweatshirt), welding instructor and metal artist, built this bike rack for the Cook County Higher education office, funded by an Arrowhead Regional Arts Council grant. His work mimics a cedar stump and roots.

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