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First Black Woman to Ride TransAmerica?
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This Cyclist Might Have Been the First Black Woman to Ride TransAmerica…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David P. Oct 19, 2020.

Major Taylor wins!

On this date (August 10) in 1899, Major Taylor won the world 1-mile cycling championship.Continue

Started Aug 10, 2020

speeding surge
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Gage B. May 18, 2020.

 

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curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"Again, Bob, I know you mean well. Getting therapy currently during this mutherf*ckin' pandemic is EASY(!!) like every goddamn thing is right now -- need to pick up some groceries? EASY! (as long as you're willing to wait in line outside at…"
Feb 14
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"Actually, in this case down time DOES mean time feeling / falling down. I am bloody depressed -- far, far beyond your garden variety Seasonal Affective Disorder melancholy. I was already hitting the wall in December, before the current shit hit the…"
Feb 8
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"NO idea as to when/where I would be in the queue. I am too "young" still (which is an increasingly ridiculous thing for me to say), and I am not an "essential worker." As a care-giver I would think I should be protected, if for…"
Feb 2
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"The last two winters I enjoyed a gym membership at UofC. There is NO going to the gym now, for me. I can not bring home the virus -- it would be a certain death sentence for my wife. She is already spending her entire days in bed. Yes, she is as…"
Feb 2
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"Glad to hear that you got your first shot, Bob."
Jan 31
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2021
"With the end of Janus, the lack of indoor spinning, my wife's health in crisis, my experiencing an assault by my upstairs neighbor, and a 2,000 mile car trip to the East Coast to deposit my sons safely back to campus, I rolled a mere 211.6 road…"
Jan 31
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago
"This is not to say that cycling this year in the city was not special -- it was a lifeline for me personally."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Why 2020 was such a great year for biking in Chicago
"I think this underscores the disconnect between actual safety (as reflected in empirical analysis) and the perception of safety."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to John Greenfield's discussion New Midnight *Merauders* bike group formed (no, not the old Midnight *Marauders* group)
"And??"
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far have you ridden in 2021?
"I think there are THREE such discussion threads now, with Yaz having started one last night. I certainly had no interest in riding today as I ride for joy and to feel alive. I don't see that today."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Also finished with 71 Perimeter Rides, which surprisingly was only my third highest total -- 83 again by Curt(is)2017 being my personal best.  With my last PR performed on 11/20, I certainly could have added a few more to the totals. However,…"
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Decembered with a mere 264 miles and NO Perimeter Rides, I ended 2020 with 9,252 miles Y-T-D (8,212 road miles + 1,040 hamster.) Surpassed Curt(is)2019 by 550 miles and highest mileage total since Curt(is)2017 hit 11,187."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Beep beep."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Decembered with a mere 264 miles and NO Perimeter Rides, I ended 2020 with 9,252 miles Y-T-D (8,212 road miles + 1,040 hamster.) Surpassed Curt(is)2019 by 550 miles and highest mileage total since Curt(is)2017 hit 11,187."
Jan 1
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"COME ON! Everybody give Patricia a standing, slow clap ovation!"
Dec 1, 2020
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion How far you've ridden in 2020
"Revembered with 880 miles and 6 Perimeter Rides, bringing me to 8,988 miles Y-T-D (7,948 road miles + 1,040 hamster) and 71 PRs. Dropped Curt(is)2019 two weeks ago, having surpassed last year's year-end mileage total."
Nov 30, 2020

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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 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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