Finally, the builder’s wife gets a custom bike. It was finished this winter, 2015.
Welcome back far flung bikers from around the globe!
Trevor Martin, Chris Gefvert , Thomas Hart and Bazile will be around to help you with a tune up, a rental, a used or new bike, bike maps and any retail items that you might need.
So come on over and say hello!
My brother, John Hart is a wild life zoologist/naturalist who has spent his life working for Conservation in (what was once Zaire) the Democratic Republic of Congo. He spent two decades working studying and establishing a reserve for the elusive forest giraffe known as the okapi. His study “parcel” was overrun in the vicious wars that spilled over into remote eastern Congo from Rwanda and Uganda in the 90s. It is functioning again but he and his wife Terese are currently working in an area of the Congo which has never been studied: the dead center of the country in the region drained by three tributaries of the mighty Congo River: the Tshuapa, the Lomami and the Luabala. Thus the acronym name for the park TL2. (See their website<www.bonobosincongo.com> One of the principal interests in this are is the existence of the rare bonobo (sometimes called the “pygmy monkey), as well as hippos, elephants and more. It is savanah giving way to forest drained by many rivers: fertile territory for observing birds and mammals, fish and reptiles.
For a month starting here at the Chicago Field Museum where John and terry rec’d the very prestigious