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Old 04-27-06, 09:05 AM   #1
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Chicago - Critical Mass tomorrow?

Anyone down for riding with the mass for 20 minutes, breaking off, heading to a park, and boozing it up?
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I bet mass will be very large tomorrow.
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there is a RACE at critical mass...
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there is a RACE at critical mass...
say what?
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86% sure I'll be there. Depends on how fast I can leave Hyde Park.
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Old 04-27-06, 09:57 AM   #6
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Everyone - meet at the North-East corner of the orange monster.
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orange monster? ~D
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86% sure I'll be there. Depends on how fast I can leave Hyde Park.
Oooooh get me some Ribs N' Bibs, or Harolds.
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My bad. For some reason I always picture it as orange in my head. I'm insane.

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My bad. For some reason I always picture it as orange in my head. I'm insane.
Maybe it's a tumor.
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It's because you're thinking of the Calder sculpture.

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I'll be there unless the tooth extraction I have tonight leaves me totally out of it.
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AH HA!!!
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I'll be there unless I can't get this parser finished in time. It is due at midnight fri.

Park + booze = yes. I'd like to know more about this race though.
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Okay, so I just effed up my BB. Sean, let me ride on your handlebars.
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Weather should hold up, though it will get chilly. Last month inspired me to get some real socks -- I got wet on the way up and couldn't feel my feet most of the way. Almost killed some girl when I blew a trackstand because my feet were just numb bricks.

The CCM email list says Muppet theme. Awesome.

Since when do you have to stop to booze on mass?

Bottom bracket blues? Hyde park? PM me.

Hyde Park convoy, anyone?
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CCM lost it's novelty long ago for me ...

however ... if some people were to be there, Ira specifically, I would probably go and take the Sean 20 minutes then I'm out route.
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<-- will be there.
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Well, my buddy is back from Iraq after almost a year for only 2 nights. so I guess CM is out. but have fun all!
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This sounds like a CCM I could do. I get tired of slowly rolling and trackstanding for 1.5 hours.


mmmmm.....booozze.
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I'm gonna go!

I'm gonna load up my Ipod with classic old episodes of the radio show "Loveline" so I don't have to talk to anyone & yuk it up with Carolla!

A good vintage, maybe like March of '02. Some shows w/ David Allen Grier, maybe some "Lightning Rounds". Ah, good times!
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was engineer mike still the (only) tech in 02?
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let's get that loveline hooked up to somebody's boom box!
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Hmm, I'm not sure about that one.

When did Anderson start?

Ah, what a good show. I used to go to the lake & listen to it, maybe with some vino & crack up. Now I have some silly job & Adam's gone. Bad times indeed!
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hes gone? i dont know i havent heard it in years.
i wasnt impressed with his tv stuff.
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