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Old 06-07-11, 01:05 PM   #1
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me and the gf went riding out by lake michigan the other day.

took some pics I'd like to share




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Old 06-07-11, 01:44 PM   #2
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haha awesome dude, you look ready for cyclocross...

man, i miss living in the city just for that lake path. if you guys are ever feeling adventurous, ride it south to about 5500 S and look for this little place called Promontory Point...my favorite spot in the city. Far enough away from LSD that you can't hear the traffic and plenty of grass, picnic tables, and warm, flat rocks to nap on!
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Cool pics! Looks like a lot of fun!
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Old 06-07-11, 04:04 PM   #5
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haha awesome dude, you look ready for cyclocross...

man, i miss living in the city just for that lake path. if you guys are ever feeling adventurous, ride it south to about 5500 S and look for this little place called Promontory Point...my favorite spot in the city. Far enough away from LSD that you can't hear the traffic and plenty of grass, picnic tables, and warm, flat rocks to nap on!
Sounds nice. We were on the beach in Kenosha, wi. Chicago is planned though
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Nice pics, thanks for sharing.
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Beautiful pics! That looks like such a fun day. She's a lucky girl to have a boyfriend who rides with her.
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We were on the beach in Kenosha, wi.
d'oh, i clearly don't get out to other parts of the lake very often. though Chicago clearly is the best part of the lake
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Beautiful pics! That looks like such a fun day. She's a lucky girl to have a boyfriend who rides with her.
I think I'm the lucky one.. fixed my bikes outta boredom after not riding since 2005 and she wants to begin riding with me.

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d'oh, i clearly don't get out to other parts of the lake very often. though Chicago clearly is the best part of the lake
I've been wanting to ride the Lake Shore for some time now but with these "flash mob" garbage going on, I'm not so sure I wanna put my life at risk..

http://www.suntimes.com/5842015-417/...they-form.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/0..._n_872644.html
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With those bikes, come down here and ride the trails in Lake County
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Nice! Wish I could take an easy ride to the beach (I know its a Lake).
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I'm just north of you in Milwaukee if you ever want a riding partner!
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I'm in Milwaukee as well, I try to get on the Hank Aaron a few times a week. I live right near the west end of the trail.
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Wow, I'm probably not that far away from you. If you know where "Candy Cane Lane" is, I'm close by.

Haven't done the Hank Aaron, have done the Bugline and more of the New Berlin. Want to try the new paved Lake Country trail.
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Yup I know where that is. I live off 84th and greenfield, I can see the fairpark from my windows. Not familiar with any of those others or where they are. I only know the Hank Aaron and the one along the lake from the coast guard station south to grant park. Looks like chevy has a nice spot down there
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I've been wanting to ride the Lake Shore for some time now but with these "flash mob" garbage going on, I'm not so sure I wanna put my life at risk.
if your worried about saftey, the better ride anyway on the lakeshore is from grant park or roosevelt south to hyde park. less congestion and the northerly island paths has a more breathtaking view.

you will loose out on the eyecandy and thats the real reason anyone takes the north part of the path.
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With those bikes, come down here and ride the trails in Lake County
I live in Lindenhurst!

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I'm just north of you in Milwaukee if you ever want a riding partner!
My gf lives in Waukesha, so I'm up that way a lot anyways. I don't know that I could keep up though!!
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Nothing to it. When I ride with friends it's usually just kind on a leisurely ride. When I ride solo is when I push myself. I have a few friends that just like to cruise along and talk, I'm cool with that.
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I've been wanting to ride the Lake Shore for some time now but with these "flash mob" garbage going on, I'm not so sure I wanna put my life at risk..
I must be the only idiot in River North/Streeterville looking for a "flash mob". Seems they only go after little whippets who they think they can strong arm. The last little whippet on the scooter got the better part of them. I keep riding the red line just hoping one of them goes for my empty wallet (cycling is expensive) or my Android (have fun with encryption & passwords foolz).

Well, I am not doing all of that because I want to get in touch with them, I work in that area and use public transportation because my building sucks and won't let me park my Madone at my desk :/
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I must be the only idiot in River North/Streeterville looking for a "flash mob". Seems they only go after little whippets who they think they can strong arm. The last little whippet on the scooter got the better part of them. I keep riding the red line just hoping one of them goes for my empty wallet (cycling is expensive) or my Android (have fun with encryption & passwords foolz).

Well, I am not doing all of that because I want to get in touch with them, I work in that area and use public transportation because my building sucks and won't let me park my Madone at my desk :/
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what kind do you have?
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