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BikeTheDrive $5 discount codes?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Julie Hochstadter May 19.

Divvy Gear Ratios
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andronymous Jul 21.

Helmet Decorating
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andronymous May 24.

 

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Dan Korn commented on Andronymous's event Chicago Critical Mass
"We were supposed to go right by my house.  We did not go right by my house. In other words... You all went the wrong way idiots! "
11 hours ago
Brittany Behrendt might attend Andronymous's event
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Wicker Park First Fridays Happy Happy Fun Ride at Wicker Park Fountain

September 5, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm
As usual, gather by the fountain in the middle of Wicker Park for some beerz amongst vagabonds, then ride somewhere TBD.(Formerly 3rd Fridays, henceforth 1st Fridays to not overlap a new SouthSide mass planned for future 3rd Fridays)See More
12 hours ago
Andronymous joined Olatunji Oboi Reed's group
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Southside Critical Mass

The Southside Critical Mass community bike ride meets every 3rd Friday of the month at 6:30pm at Nat King Cole Park, located at 8500 S. Martin Luther King Dr.This community bike ride is FREE and open to all families and all ages. We normally travel about 10 miles at a deliberately slow pace.Our monthly ride through the Southside of Chicago is focused on using the activity of cycling as a vehicle to make our neighborhoods more bikeable and ultimately more liveable.Website:…See More
18 hours ago
Profile IconRobespierre LaLiberte Roy and Dan Korn are attending Andronymous's event
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Chicago Critical Mass at Daley Plaza

August 29, 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
yesterday
Andronymous replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"Your Christ Killing Tail Growing Mother Raping nature aside David, I agree. Of all threads, why was that one closed?  It was doing its job.  Hate was contained, and fresh new pissed off banned users weren't created.  Seriously, I…"
yesterday
Andronymous posted an event
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Wicker Park First Fridays Happy Happy Fun Ride at Wicker Park Fountain

September 5, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm
As usual, gather by the fountain in the middle of Wicker Park for some beerz amongst vagabonds, then ride somewhere TBD.(Formerly 3rd Fridays, henceforth 1st Fridays to not overlap a new SouthSide mass planned for future 3rd Fridays)See More
yesterday
Andronymous replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"Thanx for restarting this discussion Doug.  Never EVER IMAGINED I'D SAY THIS, but compared to some of the monsters here Beezodog seems positively civilized. I've had this same discussion time and time again for years with Julie.…"
yesterday
Andronymous replied to h' 1.0's discussion Group Therapy Mass-- backstory?
"(Where does it reference Twit or Face?)Route-wise it's a redo of (your) 2009 Southside Chillout ride. Personally I'm not overjoyed with the shaming, but SL believe's its the needed approach in response to emails received by the…"
yesterday

Profile Information

What I ride:
Road, Divvy (bike share), 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.
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

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

Pro-bike Laws

Penalties: $150-500+



Improper Turn in Front of Bicycle

MCC 9-16-020



Overtaking closer than 3ft…
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Posted on July 19, 2010 at 11:29am

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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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