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Divvy Week, April 21-27

http://www.timeout.com/chicago/things-to-do/divvy-announces-divvy-week-puts-more-bikes-on-the-streets700 wintered bikes returned to circulation.  Minor discounts.Divvy announces Divvy Week, puts more bikes on the streetsThe bike share program will celebrate the arrival of spring with promotional rates from April 21–27By Zach Long Thu Apr 10 2014Divvy stations have…See More
11 hours ago
Andronymous commented on Dubi Kaufmann's blog post bike video
"Wow!  Morphtacular!  Backstory - why not all 1024?"
16 hours ago
Andronymous commented on Andronymous's event Wicker Park 3rd Fridays Happy Happy Fun Ride!
"Forecasting Sunny 41F 9NE at 7pm, Clear 40F 8NE at 10pm."
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Wicker Park 3rd Fridays Happy Happy Fun Ride! at Wicker Park fountain

April 18, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm
I'm loving these.  Last month we went to (almost) all the Barcades!  Made some colorful other stops.  Ended at the new one on Fullerton.  Partied like broke-ass rock-starz!Gather somewhere near thee fountain in thee middle of Thee Wicker Park; have some beerz in Bumtown, then we book on a route somehow vaguely observing Good Friday.  Xtina suggests we hunt for deviled eggs.  Details TBD.See More
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Andronymous commented on Andronymous's event Chicago Critical Mass
"Xposting from Facebook:  (bottom line: destination is Co.Pro.Sphere 3219 S Morgan) For the April "Earth Mass", we are taking a global perspective to examine the role of grassroots activism in the development of modern bike…"
19 hours ago
Brad Meyer might attend Andronymous's event
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

November 28, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use MassUp.us or text WHERE to u@massup.us to catchup.See More
19 hours ago
Brad Meyer might attend Andronymous's event
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North Side Critical Mass at Young Lincoln statue in Senn Playlot Park

November 14, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
2nd Fridays, leaves around 7pm. THE monthly north side gathering of cyclists. Winds a dozen miles-ish, ending with food+drink. Well-attended. Bring friends, tunes, bells, costumes, cameras. Meet under Young Lincoln Statue at Ridge and Thorndale.  Not just for Northsiders, see it as a second big monthly mass, sometimes topping 100 riders.See More
19 hours ago
Brad Meyer might attend Andronymous's event
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

October 31, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Last Fridays, leaves after 6pm.THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown since 1997. Slowly winds a dozen miles or more. Radically inclusive, thousands attend in good weather.Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop, Randolph exit from LFT.Lakecomers use MassUp.us or text WHERE to u@massup.us to catchup.See More
19 hours ago

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What I ride:
Fixed Gear, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
It's the 800 pound gorilla with a rampant cyberbullying problem.
About me:
Coordinator of the World Naked Bike Ride Chicago 2006-2013. The event started in 2004, I joined in 2005 and helped produce it since 2006. It draws thousands on an urban ride celebrating the end of oil and the beauty of people.

Heavy participant in Chicago's Critical Mass. I've created and lead numerous routes and pioneered inline skating it. I'm an administrator of ChicagoCriticalMass.org and founder of its popular Facebook presence.

Regularly commute downtown, 20 miles round trip, and participate in popular rides such as Bike The Drive, the Boulevard Lakefront Tour, the L.A.T.E. Ride, the Perimeter ride, Midnight Marauders, Full Moon Bike Club, Rat Patrol, Santa Rampage, Chicago Bicycling Group and others. And I've been an Active Transportation Alliance member for more than a decade.

Author of "The Future Is Low Car" - A comprehensive presentation on the indefensibility of oil culture, presented at the 3000th session of the College of Complexes.

Creator of MassUp.us - A multifunction webapp and Chicago's "Social Cycling System" now in its fifth major version. MassUp.us is supported by the Smart Chicago Collaborative, and listed among Divvy and CTA resources.

Board member with "Break The Gridlock" since 2009, a 501(c)3 organization "dedicated to promoting appropriate transportation through the support of grass roots efforts."

I'm extremely experienced on inline skates, fixie and BMX, a skilled artist and computer programmer, and a lifelong Chicagoan.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://bedno.com/bike

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Cheers!

After nearly a decade helping backstage, I've announced unwinding my production involvement with the naked ride. Read the thespian themed farewell at ChicagoNakedRide.org/cheers

Posted on April 1, 2014 at 11:00am

1 Corinthians 13

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.

And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.

If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude.

It does…

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Posted on March 29, 2014 at 5:04pm — 1 Comment

Spiral Route

Just needed somewhere to put this so I don't loose the link.  North Side Critical Mass has done just about everything over the years, so I'm getting silly.  Proposed 11.5 mile spiral route ending in Warren Park. http://goo.gl/maps/6Rfw4…

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Posted on July 15, 2013 at 5:33pm

NSFW - Stunning striptease with bike to Strict Machine.

Posted on January 27, 2013 at 4:01pm

MassUp.us Forum

Ning's poor search features make this hard to find when not hot, so linking it here as a note to self:

MassUp.us on TCL:

http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/massupus-1

Heart Shaped Routes thread on TCL:

http://www.thechainlink.org/forum/topics/heart-shaped-route

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 9:00pm

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At 12:40pm on April 12, 2013, bk (aka: Dr. Mambohead) said…

Presenting: The Union Station Underground & Great Hall Tour 2013!.... Warning: Some surfaces may be slippery! Perfectly legal... no worries.

At 1:36am on December 28, 2012, Chase Ranker said…

I made the corrections to the location where the ride will start. TY for heads ups.

At 9:31pm on November 11, 2012, Todd Nelson said…

Hi Andrew,

From what I gather, you are a key person in Chicago's Critical Mass.  I want to bring a fairly new cycling education program to Chicago.  It's called CyclingSavvy.  Have you heard of it?  Please check it out at www.cyclingsavvy.org and let me know if you think it's something that Chicago's Critical Massers would find helpful.

Todd

At 1:07pm on October 9, 2012, Chrissy said…

Hi Andrew,

Nice meeting you too!  Thanks for being the first person to leave a comment for me!

Chrissy

At 11:01pm on March 22, 2012, EevelWeezel said…

I thought we were already Chainlink friends! Oh well, we are now.

At 2:29pm on June 24, 2010, Kellie said…
Hey there Mister,
I still have one of your walkie talkies. A little bird told me there was talk on this here website of what to do with such things. But, my impatient ass never found it. How shall I get it back to you?
At 4:04pm on February 22, 2010, S. Campbell said…
i look forward to seeing you at the dance ride this coming saturday. i have a sneaking suspicion you've got some smashing moves :D
At 10:30am on January 18, 2010, Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! said…
Sign up and vote for my Chainlink Jersey Design Contest entry and all of the prize money will go to Working Bikes and West Town Bikens, http://bit.ly/4APn0H
At 8:08am on December 2, 2009, Lee Diamond said…
Thanks Andrew. Glad you came and good to see you again. Cheers and talk to you soon!
At 12:59pm on November 15, 2009, Trina said…
Yeah, it was! That's so funny. I never would have remembered that was you on that rainy night. Joe and I still have the little tube bracelets that Travis gave to us. What a small world...
 
 
 

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