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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary Gilbert Aug 23, 2009.


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Dao is now friends with JustWill and John
Mar 19, 2012
Dao is attending Julie Hochstadter's event

Shortest Ever Pho Ride (Part 3) at Julie's House, then Pho Lilly

March 18, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
The Shortest Ever Bike Ride Series is back again! On Sunday join fellow Chainlinkers for a 1 mile ride (max) to a super yummy Pho restaurant!Schedule:6:00 Meet at Julie's house near Hermitage & Lawrence. (Email or call for Julie's exact address)6:30 Leave Julies house6:40 Arrive at Pho Lilly, located at 5100 N Broadway See More
Mar 16, 2012
Dao commented on Ashley's group Pick-Up Group Rides
"Just kidding.  I am riding to Two Brothers tomorrow morning leaving from Jupiter Outpost Cafe if anyone is interested in joining us.    "
Jul 29, 2011
Dao commented on Ashley's group Pick-Up Group Rides
"If there are any early birds--I plan on riding the North Branch Trail to the Botanic Gardens this Saturday 7/30---leaving the Devon/Caldwell trailhead around 6:30 am."
Jul 28, 2011
Dao joined Ashley's group

Pick-Up Group Rides

A place to post your interest in forming/joining a group ride. When making a posting please include: Date/Time, Location to meet, Approximate distance, and Target speed. A great way to meet other cyclist at your skill level!!See More
Jul 28, 2011
Dao is attending Becky Mikrut's event

Women's Cycling Meet & Greet at New Wave Coffee

July 8, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
pretty. fast.women race bikes too.Meet other female riders and racers in a friendly, low-key environment. Great for seasoned cyclists as well as newbies—come with questions or just come ready to meet new friends, say hi to old ones and be a part of Chicago’s growing female cycling community. Aready racing? Well just come and hang out, catch up with some friends off the bike, and maybe help out some newbies! All are welcome.Raffle and door-prizes are in the works. More info to come on that.…See More
Jun 24, 2011
Dao and Julie Hochstadter are now friends
Jun 24, 2011
Dao is attending Melissa's event

Once Upon a Bagel at Welles Park

June 26, 2011 from 10am to 3pm
Get on your bike.  The best bagel in Chicagoland awaits.   Join us for a scenic ride to Highland Park for lunch at Once Upon a Bagel.  We'll take shaded trails and make a jaunt to the lakeshore.  Here is a tentative route.  There is also the option to continue on to the nearby Ft. Sheridan forest preserve.  Meet at the southeast corner of Welles Park in Ravenswood, where Montrose and Lincoln Avenues intersect, at…See More
Jun 23, 2011
Dao commented on justJason's group Eat to ride, ride to eat
"Dear fellow foodie friends and cyclists- Forgive the shameless plug for my new small food business, check us out at: We'd love for you to become a fan on Facebook (search for Posh…"
May 20, 2010
Dao commented on Julie Hochstadter's event The Shortest Pho Ride Ever
"Hey Julie & All-- I'm going to meet y'all at the restaurant at 6:30. But I will ride my bike there from my place. Thanks for organizing!"
Feb 20, 2010
Dao is attending Julie Hochstadter's event

The Shortest Pho Ride Ever at Julie's House, then Pho Viet Restaurant

February 21, 2010 from 6pm to 7pm
Winter is here and its time for Pho!Meet up at my house (Hermitage/Lawrence, email/call for exact address) and ride 6ish blocks to a Vietnamese Pho restaurant at Argyle Street and Boadway.It can't get simpler or shorter.But, if you think that is too long of a ride, you can meet us at the restaurant at 6:30 (whimps).We will be eating at Pho Viet located at 4941 North Broadway.If you don't know what Pho Soup is, I copied some stuff from Wikipedia:Vietnamese dishes are meals typically served with…See More
Feb 19, 2010
Dao replied to JFred4's discussion Apple picking bike ride
"Hey Everyone--Evanston Bike Club is leading a ride to Apple Fest in Long Grove this weekend--leaves aty9am from 1028 W Central in Evanston On Sunday October 4th. I'm planning on going---donuts and cider, yay!"
Oct 2, 2009
Dao replied to JFred4's discussion Apple picking bike ride
"Applehaus in Long Grove--apple fest next weekend. I was thinking of taking a trip up to Didier Farms--about 26 miles each way, donuts made with apple cider!"
Sep 27, 2009
Dao replied to S's discussion Fall outing in the group Eat to ride, ride to eat
"Evanston Bike Club is doing a ride to Long Grove Apple Fest on 10/4 at 9am that I'm probably going to hit up. Apple Cider donuts!"
Sep 24, 2009
Dao and David the Great are now friends
Aug 24, 2009
Gary Gilbert replied to Dao's discussion Albuquerque
"ABQ is a great city to cycle. There is an extensive set of paved bike paths and many streets have bike lanes. The bike lanes are wide and there are warning signs for drivers to watch out for cyclists in the bike lanes. ABQ is mostly a flat plateau…"
Aug 23, 2009

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At 3:27pm on July 14, 2009, Carolyn Hoerdemann said…
As far as I know we are going! Overnight sounds fun. Whiting will be about 25 miles I think. I have someone working on the map for us- it should be mostly on the lake path! And fun fun fun! We will start at Buckingham fountain

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