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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.

Peripheral Vision: A Chicago Perimeter Ride project
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Started this discussion. Last reply by curt(is) locke Feb 23, 2017.

Wild Chicago (encounters with the wild side of life)
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In the past few weeks I have been rolling south to Wolf Lake via the LFT and Burnham Greenway for a quarter century quickie and have had repeated encounters with deer along Eggers Woods and the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Nov 6, 2014.

 

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curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Correction This November in Chicago was one of the colder on record -- 14th coldest since temps have been officially recorded in 1870. As a consequence, the transition from road runner to hamster was dramatic -- 161 road miles vs. 300 hamster miles…"
Saturday
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Correction Having conceded that I will not catch Curt(is)2017, at the end of Rocktober I have a total of 7,194.9 miles (5,168.7 road miles + 2,026.2 hamster miles) and 48 Perimeter Rides."
Saturday
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Correction This November in Chicago was one of the colder on record -- 14th coldest since temps have been officially recorded in 1870. As a consequence, the transition from road runner to hamster was dramatic -- 161 road miles vs. 300 hamster miles…"
Friday
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"This November in Chicago was one of the colder on record -- 14th coldest since temps have been officially recorded in 1870. As a consequence, the transition from road runner to hamster was dramatic -- 222 road miles vs. 300 hamster miles for a total…"
Thursday
curt(is) locke replied to CDubs's discussion Insider info for folks needing bike parts on the cheap
"F*ck!"
Nov 18
curt(is) locke replied to dav's discussion There was once a magical tailwind...
"So, anyone other than the white guys gonna take this as bait? For what it's worth, it's an analogy, not a trigger. "
Nov 12
curt(is) locke replied to dav's discussion There was once a magical tailwind...
"Looks like I caught a small one. I think I'll throw it back."
Nov 10
curt(is) locke replied to dav's discussion There was once a magical tailwind...
"It's like male privilege -- it's the invisible wind at your back."
Nov 10
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Having conceded that I will not catch Curt(is)2017, at the end of Rocktober I have a total of 7,133.9 miles (5,168.7 road miles + 2,026.2 hamster miles) and 48 Perimeter Rides."
Nov 8
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Having conceded that I will not catch Curt(is)2017, at the end of Rocktober I have at total of 7,133.9 miles (5,168.7 road miles + 2,026.2 hamster miles) and 48 Perimeter Rides."
Nov 6
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"Oh, it's ON, Sean. You and me. I also hit the ACC this past weekend, putting me at 6,577.5 miles Y-T-D (3,711.7 road miles + 1,865.8 hamster miles) and 44 Perimeter Rides."
Oct 2
curt(is) locke replied to Lisa's discussion Hit by car, minor injury, but seeking advice how to handle better next time
"Although not surprised, it is utter bullshit that the officer didn't hear or listen to you. You (and we fellow cyclists) deserve better. Hoping you have a speedy recovery."
Sep 14
curt(is) locke replied to Lisa's discussion Hit by car, minor injury, but seeking advice how to handle better next time
"An utterly ridiculous exaggeration.  Yes, spoiler alert -- the police are NOT here to "serve & protect." As Upton Sinclair would say, it's a jungle out there. But I'll keep on riding fearlessly, without a vest or…"
Sep 14
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"August was a shortened month, with two weeks on Maui. Instead of renting a bike, I walked, hiked, snorkeled, and boogie boarded. So, August pulled fewer miles than January, February, or March -- just 317.2 miles and 2 Perimeter Rides. Y-T-D 5,626.5…"
Sep 13
curt(is) locke replied to Jasmin's discussion Who's doing the Apple Cider Century?
"My wife and I rode it a few times back in the 1990s when we were dating. Our family has been making this annual pilgrimage since 2009 -- memorable because my wife had just been diagnosed with breast cancer (again.) The only time our boys cried was…"
Sep 13
curt(is) locke replied to Pete P's discussion Century Rides from the City
"A Perimeter Ride -- can run from 90 to 100 miles. This is how I map my ride."
Aug 15

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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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