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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 Yasmeen's discussion How are you celebrating Earth Day? Post your rides *here*!
"How 'bout my 420 ride instead -- even though I was (sadly) not under the influence? Close enough?? fly-dump donut spring crop 1500 block of E. 130th Street Performed my 10th Chicago Perimeter Ride of the year. Rode clockwise, heading south…"
2 minutes ago
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion New (or New-To-You) Bike Day! Post Your New Love Here!
"N+1? More like N+2 or N+6, depending on how we define our terms. My "new" old ride, which I acquired this past weekend from a former Bike Lane mechanic (who is thinning the stock in preparation for moving to northern Wisconsin for a…"
24 minutes ago
curt(is) locke replied to Ernesto Lube's discussion Nicer weather & Pedestrians along LFT
"Still only 43 this afternoon. Fair-weather TOMORROW."
Apr 10
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"A Perimeter Ride is a ride around the perimeter of the City of Chicago. It varies in mileage from approximately 90 to 102 miles, depending on whether one swings around O'Hare."
Apr 5
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"747.4 miles with 5 Perimeter Rides in March. 1,821.7 miles and 8 Perimeter Rides Y-T-D (just 46.3 miles but 7 PRs behind last year's pace.) 513 road miles + 234.4 hamster miles."
Apr 1
curt(is) locke replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I don't think a 3ft. wall is practical nor would it be utterly effective. Really, folks need to use the tools in their skulls."
Mar 23
curt(is) locke replied to Mike Muczynaki's discussion "Replies are closed"?
"Curiously, when I try to edit my recent comment, it throws me into a new reply text field."
Mar 19
curt(is) locke replied to Mike Muczynaki's discussion "Replies are closed"?
"Yeah, I see that now -- underneath the original posting."
Mar 19
curt(is) locke replied to Anonymous Male's discussion Danger on LFT curve at Oak
"I truly fail to understand how a regular user of this portion of the LFT would not have an alternate route for days when lake waves and ice conditions are as such."
Mar 19
curt(is) locke replied to Mike Muczynaki's discussion "Replies are closed"?
"Seemingly closed again."
Mar 19
curt(is) locke replied to Gene Tenner's discussion Guards Endanger 606 Users While Chasing a Cyclist
"Gene, Tom A.K. already has a thread regarding this encounter -- Issue with 606 Evening Security?"
Mar 1
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Yeah, I rode from Shepardstown, WV to DC (about 73 miles) on the C&O back in 2014. Loved it. The compleatist in me wants to ride the entire length. My 16 year-old sons may be taking summer program at Carnegie-Mellon this summer, which would give…"
Mar 1
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion What Kind of Riding/Adventure Are You Most Looking Forward To When It Warms Up?
"Ride to Cleveland, where I left my heart. I last performed this on a sexy silver Zeus back in '92. Ride from Pittsburgh to D.C. via the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Towpath. Ride from Chicago to Charlevoix, MI (between the Grand…"
Mar 1
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2018
"601 miles and 2 Perimeter Rides in Feb. 1074.3 miles and 3 Perimeter Rides Y-T-D (which places me 94.7 miles and 7 PRs behind last year's pace.) 333 road miles + 741.3 hamster miles."
Feb 28
curt(is) locke replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"At that corner station,  next to the phone booth."
Feb 6
curt(is) locke replied to dav's discussion 4 Flats in 4 Months. Facebook group advice is useless. I want your advice.
"When you go on repeatedly about a firm, high psi ride, I thought you were riding a road bike! Ride quality is a relative and personal thing. For example, I would imagine that I would find your rig rather "relaxed" for my tastes, but it may…"
Feb 3

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cyclocross
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Distance, Around Town
What brings you to The Chainlink?
My '96 Kona Hot, my '88 Peugeot Cologne, and my '98 Dean custom cyclo-cross
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/

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