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Anyone else planning on "auditing" the L.A.T.E. Ride?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Schmoe Jul 24, 2012.

Custom Built Trailer For $$$
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Far'arned Retrogrumpalunkus #63 May 10, 2011.

 

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Velo Philosophers

To truly appreciate the varying topics discussed on the Chainlink requires a grasp of the sublime nature of the insight brought to light only through the pursuit of Philosophy. And to that aim the Velo Philosophers strive!
Apr 20, 2014
Jimmy Miller replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Boom Bike 4.0 Shopping List in the group Bike Sound
"Spencer, are you still interested in a bike speaker system?  Check out bikebeatz.com.  I build them in Lincoln Park.  I'd be happy to let you try one out.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks! - Jimmy"
Oct 16, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! replied to Lou S's discussion Riding on Lower Wacker without helmet/lights/reflectors: Isn't that suicidal?
"Haters gonna hate."
Oct 14, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! replied to Rebecca's discussion Bike Thief PHOTO: stealing Red Specialized @ 165 N Canal 9/23
"Ah. Seven pages of bullshit."
Sep 27, 2013
Liz replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"I shot both raw and jpg on my trip so I'd have the files for later, but I don't as of yet own a computer or any editing software on it (this is getting to be an expensive hobby) but I plan on taking a class at Lil street and learning how…"
Sep 26, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"Liz, do you shoot RAW? You could get a lot more color out of these photos if you did some color correction within the RAW editor."
Sep 26, 2013
Liz replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"These are from my trip to Glacier National Park last week.  So glad I was able to get amazing wildlife shots with the camera.  Got some good bear photos too, but the Jay photo really highlights the camera's ability to get details of…"
Sep 26, 2013
Tricolor replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"Don't tell me we've got Steller's Jays around Chicago, now."
Sep 26, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! commented on Eric Kerl's event Radical Chicago History Bicycle Tour
"This still happening?"
Sep 26, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! is attending Eric Kerl's event
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Radical Chicago History Bicycle Tour at meet at Cafe Jumping Bean

September 29, 2013 from 10:30am to 2pm
Join us for the second Radical History Bicycle Tour of Chicago and learn about our city's deep history and traditions of radicalism; the socialists, anarchists, feminists, and union militants who struggled to make real progressive change. Tour stops and lectures will include: The Murals of Pilsen, A People's History of Cook County Hospital, the 1997 UPS Strike, Irish radicalism in Chicago, Hull House and Black Writers of the West Side, and the struggle for Abortion rights. The tour is a…See More
Sep 26, 2013
Liz replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"I've got a Sony NEX too, but the 5R, since I'm pretty new to photography and am mostly looking to take up my game from point and shoot pictures.  I was amazed how easy it is to adjust exposure and how quickly I could start getting the…"
Sep 26, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"For doubters of this camera's ability to replace a DSLR this was a low light shot taken without a tripod."
Sep 26, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! replied to Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s discussion Photography Bike Messenger Bags
"BRINING IT BACK FROM THE DEAD!   I ended up just making my own bag then just giving up because it required constant repair. Started slinging stuff into a chrome bag and then wrapping the DSLR around my neck if I needed to be fast or just…"
Sep 26, 2013
rik commented on Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s group Velo Philosophers
Jun 5, 2013
rik commented on Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer!'s group Velo Philosophers
"I RIDE; therefore I am."
Jun 5, 2013
Spencer "Thunderball" Thayer! joined Andrew Bedno's group
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Bike Geeks

Cyclist I.T. Nerds.  Group to support Julie with TheChainLink.org technical consulting and maintenance, and to develop a pool of programmers and web developers for local cycling projects.Inspired by the extraordinarily high ratio of I.T. Professionals I've met on rides, the ongoing discussion about TCL and Ning, and the urgent need for help with…See More
May 31, 2013

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What I ride:
Road, Fixed Gear
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town
About me:
I don't know anything about science. And I'm probably not ever a doctor. Even if I was, I would probably be a dentist- or some kind of weird boob dentist.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://twitter.com/spencerthayer

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At 8:47pm on September 7, 2010, Laura said…
Unemployement has begun. I will start my research very soon
At 9:48am on July 20, 2010, Paul Gurns said…
OK I think I fixed it
At 11:10am on July 17, 2010, Lorena Cupcake said…
It was OK, being so far north it didn't get a crazy huge crowd. I ended up at the same bar two nights in a row because I drunkenly decided to take off during a smoke break and left my bike helmet hanging off a hook on the wall.

Lesson learned: don't be such a dumb ass, and the Prarie Moon bartenders are really nice.
 
 
 

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