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the only good car (is a dead one)
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"Public art" discovered along the Lakefront Trail at Fullerton on Friday, March 29, 2019.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by clp Mar 31.

If you build a bike lane, the terrorists will win!

A new video from Streetfilms assembles the most head-scratching attacks employed by bike-lane foes, such as: Don’t let the terrorists win!…Continue

Started Mar 18

in a former life: early 90s Chicago messenger doc
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This was me, as "BikeBoy" circa 1992/93.…Continue

Tags: cult(ure), courier

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Z Jul 10, 2018.

 

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curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Fall Do You Prefer?
"My engine runs best under cooler temps -- ideally about 53 degrees."
yesterday
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable
"https://hpherald.com/2019/10/17/ald-kings-meeting-spurs-debate-bike-lanes-vs-parking-on-drexel/ “Why are [motorists] more important than myself?” he asked. “How am I going to commute home late at night when it’s dark safely,…"
Sunday
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Sometimes Discussions Make Us Uncomfortable
"Those aren't crickets -- they're finger snaps.  <iframe src="https://giphy.com/embed/3osxYiRJICQKpygDi8" width="480" height="270" frameBorder="0" class="giphy-embed"…"
Sunday
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Woman Caught by Camera Sabotaging Mountain Bike Trails
"Keeping in mind the general level of Outrage Fatigue, clp is a certified Bike Nazi, in addition to being a troll."
Oct 10
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"With September sung, I rolled 864 road miles (including 5 Perimeter Rides and a 3-day ride to Cleveland) + 40 hamster miles for a total of 6,939 miles y-t-d. Ahead of Curt(is)2018 by 361.5 miles and 6 PRs."
Oct 1
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Damn."
Sep 30
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Entering September's song and the final third of the year, I have surged ahead of 2018's pace, adding 889 road miles (including 9 Perimeter Rides) + 80 hamster miles for a total of 6,035 miles y-t-d. Ahead of Curt(is)2018 by 408.5 miles…"
Sep 2
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Bucolic Bob."
Sep 2
curt(is) locke replied to Samuel Diaz's discussion Coffee Outside Chicago??
"A mini-stove?! Sounds precious/affected and like way too much effort, FWIW. The recommendation to Instagram the experience confirms my suspicions. What about just carrying a thermos of home-brewed coffee to enjoy in the park, lakefront, forest…"
Aug 23
curt(is) locke replied to JeffB's discussion Northerly Island path collapse
"Talk about Chicago urban myths -- the 1885 cholera outbreak, which is often held out as justification for the reversal of the Chicago River, is now understood to be myth."
Aug 2
curt(is) locke replied to JeffB's discussion Northerly Island path collapse
"So, what did all those poor Eastland crew and passengers drown in then, a drainage ditch?"
Aug 2
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Julyed with 679 road miles (including 7 Perimeters) + 80 hamstered miles, for 3,351 for the road + 1,715 stationary miles for a total of 5,066 miles y-t-d. While still ahead of last year's Perimeter count now by two (36 in total), now trailing…"
Aug 1
curt(is) locke replied to Brian S's discussion When will the Trail Separation project be completed?
"Bob, for what it's worth, my compassion is fairly healthy. And at risk of putting too fine a point on it, I didn't call the cyclist "clumsy", I suggested that it was a clumsy attempt at passing if these barrels were in play. I…"
Jul 10
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Juned up with 754 road miles (including 8 Perimeters) + 100 hamster miles, hitting the half way mark of 2019 with 2,672 road miles + 1,635 stationary for a total of 4,307 miles y-t-d. While ahead of last year's Perimeter count by one (29 so…"
Jul 3
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"I knew I shoulda taken that left turn at Albuquerque!"
Jun 24
curt(is) locke replied to Brian S's discussion When will the Trail Separation project be completed?
"Sounds like some clumsy attempt at passing if these barrels were in play. Sorry to hear that rider was injured."
Jun 23

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What I ride:
Road, Vintage, Cyclocross, Mountain
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Around Town, Distance, Other
What brings you to The Chainlink?
My '96 Kona Hot, '88 Peugeot Cologne, 1998 Bianchi Veloce, '96 Dean custom cyclo-cross, '86/'87 Litespeed, 2003 Colnago Dream, 1980s Vitus 979
About me:
I spin with vinyl too. Phonographs and photographs.
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://https://www.flickr.com/photos/86125374@N00/
My first bike:
It was red with training wheels.

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