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Started this discussion. Last reply by caitlin eleanor field Apr 14, 2010.


Welcome, Peenworm Grubologist!

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Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Thunder Snow's discussion Is European Style Cycling Too Slow for America?
"It's plausible some of this difference in temperament is not a division between "cyclists" and "regular people" so much as the aggressive cycling is something of a learned behavior that results from the lack of…"
Nov 3
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to h' Zerocats's discussion Google self-driving car involved in its first 'accident' with injuries
"Maybe the free market is a bad idea "
Nov 3
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to h' Zerocats's discussion Google self-driving car involved in its first 'accident' with injuries
"Robot cars are indisputably better than human drivers but worse than building public transit infrastructure. "
Nov 3
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Yasmeen's discussion It's Cold, Dark, and Wet... How Do You Stay Motivated to Keep Riding?
"What made me lose my marbles about biking, it was about twelve years ago in the dead of winter and i was working in the south loop second shift, and living in Forest Park, and my dad and my brother both got the diabetes in pretty quick succession so…"
Nov 2
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep might attend DanaW's event

Full Moon Fiasco at Gannon's Pub

October 27, 2015 at 8pm to October 28, 2015 at 12am
Not to be confused with an athletic endeavor, we meet up at Gannon's Pub for a couple of drinks and ride to another dive somewhere.  Meet up at 8, ride at 9.  Destination is always TBA.  See you there.See More
Sep 30
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep is attending David of the North (David606xx)'s event

Chicago Perimeter Ride 2015 at Buckingham Fountain

September 26, 2015 at 8pm to September 27, 2015 at 12am
The best ride of the year! Chicago Perimeter Ride leaves Buckingham Fountain at 9am for a day-long Critical Mass-style ride around the City and back again.  No registration fee, no support vehicles, no drops. Many miles, many sights, many transit bail-out points, not as many pee stops as we'd like. The pace isn't crazy, but we do need to cover…See More
Sep 23
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to David of the North (David606xx)'s discussion #nopunchbacks
"ow! damnit "
Jul 10
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Elliot Bennett's discussion Here's a cycling company that should be boycotted...
"The upside I suppose is that this startup kultur bro shit doesn't really need to be abided because real audio companies like JBL and so on have come out with perfectly serviceable speakers for this task. "
Jul 6
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep updated their profile
Jul 6
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Melanie M's discussion Favorite wireless speaker for your bike?
"The JBL clip is pretty decent and convenient since it's easy to hang off the chrome bag buckle and probably would be similarly suitable for other bags as well. The downside is the battery doesn't last terribly long at full volume so i keep…"
Jun 17
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to George Schick's discussion Busses & Bike Thieves
"Good to know but it's never abated my paranoia to keep me from locking the wheel when i rack it  "
Feb 13
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep joined Andrew Bedno's group


Group for Chicago area pedicab interest. This includes current/future/past drivers and owners of bikes, trikes, rickshaws, whatever that carries passenger(s).See More
Feb 10
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to grayn8's discussion New York cyclist hits pedestrian
"One cyclist hits a pedestrian and it's national news. That should tell you something about how frequent an occurrence this is. "
Sep 22, 2014
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Josh Garis's discussion Bikelash!
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Sep 15, 2014
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to Josh Garis's discussion Bikelash!
"This was kind of already a thing when there were just any bikes on the street at all and since it had already been ramped up hyperbolically to ten from the get-go, it hasn't had anywhere to go, so it's tough to call it a response to the…"
Sep 15, 2014
Gort 12-mile Pinklegneep replied to notoriousDUG's discussion So do we even have any form of moderation here?
"Similarly we can see the concern here is how Michelle was stifling and derailing and browbeating.  Do your thing man but it's doing an amazing job of illustrating the disingenuous nature of the complaints. "
Sep 2, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
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read books
ride bikes
roll bones

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At 10:26pm on March 21, 2011, chixieonfixie said…
sWeEt! we rawk ch41nk1nk with our rad azz usernames....ride on soldier
At 9:58am on March 12, 2011, chixieonfixie said…

Peenworm Grubologist,

I hearby grant you ****4 Stars**** in honor of your stellar username, awarded to you in the here and now because I simply cannot read it without smiling.

Job well done.

At 3:37pm on August 2, 2010, Barbra Mann said…
Yo! Great seeing you on Saturday.


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