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Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Carl yesterday.

Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
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Started this discussion. Last reply by h' 1.0 Nov 1, 2013.

 

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Carl replied to Carl's discussion Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay
"I don't think this is an awful price, considering the historic significance. I don't even know if the current offers are anywhere near 20k yet. I can say that the way to be sure you win it, is simply to plonk the 20 and 'buy'…"
yesterday
Tricolor replied to Carl's discussion Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay
"I'd be surprised if the History Museum couldn't wrangle a donor for it if the price is that low (and it's the genuine bike). Does anyone over there know about it?"
yesterday
Anne Alt replied to Carl's discussion Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay
"Agreed. It would be VERY cool if it ended up in a public collection either in Chicago or Worcester."
yesterday
prof.gfr replied to Carl's discussion Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay
"If only the Chicago History Museum were able to purchase this incredible piece of history, but I doubt they can afford it at $20,000. Hard for me to know if that's a fair price, but I do know it's incredibly rare and it would be AMAZING to…"
Tuesday
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Only known Major Taylor bike is selling on Ebay

This 111 year old bike is the only one in existence that was raced by Major Taylor.He was the USA's first black superstar athlete, who fought constant racism to become the world champion cyclist in 1899.20 years ago, a film company which was working on a movie of Taylor, sent experts to examine the bike. They concluded that it was authentic, and they offered to buy it, but the owner, Jack Walsh (Australian national…See More
Tuesday
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Chainlink 10,000 Member Party at Half Acre's Tap Room at Half Acre's Tap Room

March 31, 2014 from 6pm to 11pm
Great party everyone!!!!!  If you have the winning raffle ticket, claim them by taking a picture of your ticket and uploading it hereor email: 10Kwinningticket at thechainlink.orgThe Torch Helmet goes to #267218The winners were:Next Space Day of CoWorking # 267282 Jim…See More
Mar 31
Carl posted an event

Guerrilla Flotilla 2014!!! at TBD (we'll try to use the Clark Pk docks again if we can)

August 9, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
It's time again!Get crafty with your watercraft!Prepare to 2-wheel-haul your dinghy to the drink(s)!More details coming!(photo by Wesley Dolezal)See More
Mar 21
Carl commented on John's event Cozy Hearth Tweed Ride 4
"OK this 'afternoon flakes' has turned into a goddam blizzard. I'm sorry, but I'm up to here with bitter cold AND unnavigable roads.  If you make it to Scofflaw, I'll see you there!"
Feb 8
Carl commented on John's event Cozy Hearth Tweed Ride 4
"Just saw a cyclist go up the street with his snowboard strapped on his back. Guess I can at least bike to a damn pub... Taking care of a bit of work, then will see you for the Friar fire."
Feb 8
Carl is attending John's event
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Cozy Hearth Tweed Ride 4 at Fountainhead

February 8, 2014 from 12pm to 7pm
It's back!Join British Bicycles of Chicago as we proudly host the fourth Cozy Hearth Tweed Ride.Starting from Fountainhead - 1970 W Montrose Ave., stops will include:Friar Tuck - 3010 N Broadway St…See More
Feb 7
Louie Louie replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
"I understand, but it is pretty bizarre.  It is a pretty unique bike, hopefully someone will spot it. "
Nov 1, 2013
Carl replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
"Thanks, Chi & Jonathan! I like trying my hand at crafty wordsmithing, but often fall flat. The meat issue really wasn't the point here, it's much more about my friend's stolen bike. This isn't the Steaklink, afterall..."
Nov 1, 2013
Christine (5.0) replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
"It could be he stole 80lbs or so of ground chuck, but the rest of the meat had to be tossed from potential contamination.  Laws over how food is handled are pretty strict, and when you have a robber rummaging around, you don't…"
Nov 1, 2013
Louie Louie replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
"Why would you steal marinated meat? you have to cook it soon.  Anyway, I'll keep an eye out. "
Nov 1, 2013
Jonathan ryder replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
"I second that!"
Nov 1, 2013
ChiBikeGeek replied to Carl's discussion Beef Burglar is also a Bike Bandit
" This is one of the best sentences I have ever read in my entire life."
Oct 31, 2013

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What I ride:
Hybrid, Folding Bike, Funny Bike
The kind of riding I do:
Commuting, Around Town
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At 7:13pm on May 2, 2011, yellow jello said…
sorry i missed you today.  i thought we were just gonna try to meet up another day.  i dont think i have your number, mine is 773.954.6339
At 11:07pm on May 1, 2011, yellow jello said…

no worries if you're busy tomorrow, i'm in no rush.  maybe wednesday instead.

 the bolt is both aluminum AND shiny?  

At 10:15pm on May 1, 2011, yellow jello said…
sweet.  huettenbar tomorrow?  :P
At 7:27pm on December 6, 2009, h' 1.0 said…
http://www.thechainlink.org/xn/detail/2211490:Event:139181


Hi Carl,
Any chance your peeps would be interested in condensing this into a 30-45 minute presentation for the Expo?
 
 
 

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