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dystopian helmets
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Started this discussion. Last reply by ketoguychicago Oct 31.

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 Bob Kastigar's discussion Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side
"Please, take your anti Obama Presidential Center to the proper forum. But for what it's worth -- Close the Cornell Fly-By/Drive-By Expressway!"
yesterday
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side
"67th Street."
yesterday
curt(is) locke replied to Bob Kastigar's discussion Car fatally strikes bicyclist on South Side
"Stony Island is unquestionably in need of an investment in bike infrastructure. However, it is highly speculative to suggest that a road diet would have made any difference in the incident on Sunday. Williams had NO business being behind the wheel…"
yesterday
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion What's this doing in the bike lane?
"62% -- White Male fragility is not a good look. Just sayin'."
Nov 4
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"I tip my cap to ya -- hardcore."
Nov 1
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Didn't you see the forecast?! This weather was definitely projected, going back to last week. What route are you taking?"
Nov 1
curt(is) locke replied to bobweiser's discussion How far you've ridden in 2019
"Rocktobered with 632 road miles (including 7 Perimeter Rides) + 250 hamster miles for a total of 7,817 miles miles y-t-d. Ahead of Curt(is)2018 by 542.1 miles and 9 PRs."
Nov 1
ketoguychicago replied to curt(is) locke's discussion dystopian helmets
"My wife saw one today near the Merchandise Mart on her way home!  From her account of it, it was the more modern iteration such as found in the outside.com link rather than the version in my link here.  It had a green "up" arrow…"
Oct 31
Paul Lazzaro replied to curt(is) locke's discussion dystopian helmets
"It doesn't take much for a cyclist to be visible at night.  A small red taillight and a white headlight are sufficient - for drivers who are watching the road.  Flashing lights, this crazy helmet, etc. are unfortunately becoming…"
Oct 31
curt(is) locke posted a discussion

dystopian helmets

http://https://www.outsideonline.com/2404434/smart-bike-helmets-wont-save-cyclistsEnter the Lumos Matrix, a $250 urban “smart helmet” with a customizable 7x11 dot matrix display that ostensibly keeps you safe by “lighting up on your head, the highest and generally most visible spot on your body.” The…See More
Oct 30
curt(is) locke replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do You Lurk on The Chainlink? Now's Your Time to Speak Up
"Yas, you have nailed the conundrum squarely on the head, and it's not at all unique here -- that is, to identify or to speak of racism or sexism will invariably lead to the counter charge that it's YOU who are guilty of racism or sexism!…"
Oct 30
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."
Oct 21
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,…"
Oct 20
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"…"
Oct 20
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

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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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