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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 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
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"Sarah Huckabee Sanders Wants You to Know She Was Not Impressed https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/18/opinion/sarah-sanders-trump.html"
Jun 18
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"So it only takes a ring from a bike bell to get you to pull your head out of your ass? Good to know. Ding-ding!"
Jun 18
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"What's that between your neck and your helmet? Whatever, indeed."
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"She really doesn't need to 'plain it to you and the "chain of events" anymore than what she already has shared here in a public forum. Your need to judge her here is now more curious. What's that about?"
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"For what it's worth and not to belabor this, but a bell is NOT exactly the same as "on your left" -- there's a lot of ambiguity with a bell."
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to aLex's discussion An apology and explanation
"This shoaling nonsense is utterly silly. There is no deli counter ticket issued at stops in which cyclists are expected to proceed in a first-come, first-served manner. Furthermore, "Tooscrapps", your need to be judgemental here is in no…"
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Scooters: What Does This Mean for People That Ride Bikes?
"Ding-ding!"
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to Mike Schwab's discussion Lake Michigan at record high levels.
"Well, 13,000-11,000 years ago Lake Chicago (the predecessor to Lake Michigan) ran west to LaGrange and south to Homewood and Lansing. For what it's worth."
Jun 17
curt(is) locke replied to Brian S's discussion When will the Trail Separation project be completed?
"Once the temps hit 60 degrees, it's the Stockton / Sheridan / Inner LSD / Marine Drive boogie for me."
Jun 1

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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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