I've been browsing the forum for a few weeks and thought it was my time to contribute.
I'm from the Chicago burbs and am trying to ride again and get back into shape. I haven't rode my bike seriously for about 7 years. Hence the older stuff on my bike...
Here's my ride:
Schwinn S9Five.1 Frame
Mavic CrossMax wheels
1998 RockShox SID
98 XTR reverse derailleur
AVID Ultimate V Brake levers
OLD School AVID Tri-Align Canti brakes
and the rest is not worth mentioning!
Here is a picture (sorry it's all dirty):