Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 18 of 18
  1. #1
    loves living in the city. Ira in Chi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Posts
    891
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Chicago: Sitting in drinking on Friday night...

    So who's racing tomorrow? I'm on the fence right now, leaning toward no. Spent all day today getting ready for our moving sale, my girlfriend and I are leaving on our year-long U.S. bike tour at the end of next week. Sold the TV today so I can't even sit around and zone out.

    Anyone who wants to loot my parts box should come over this weekend because it all needs to go. Also anyone who wants to hang out, give me a call because it may be the last time in a while.

    In the mean time I'll keep crackin' these bottles of home brew cider...

  2. #2
    san francisco nucka!
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    446
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    cool stuff man. i wish i were in chicago to hang with. my fam is from there. north, west and frankfurt.

    dont know ya man but please elaborate more on the year long trek.
    i wish i could be up for something more exciting but im the studios trying to get this paper together. damnitt.
    im a ****ing idiot. well, im happy to admit it.

  3. #3
    WTF?
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    livin' the dream
    My Bikes
    trek cross, gt mtb, khs track
    Posts
    462
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    i'll stop by for the parts bin, i got lots of crappy bikes i'm working on for friends right now. pm me your address, i'll bring beer or pie, your choice.

  4. #4
    YOU ARE NOW TUNED IN No_Minkah's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    The City that Works
    Posts
    1,185
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I'll try to come by tomorrow, 1-ish, before the race, to see what kind of swag you've got. I think your trek is extremely awesome. I'll read your blog.

  5. #5
    cxmagazine dot com pitboss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    WI
    My Bikes
    Titus road, Fort CX
    Posts
    8,270
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Ira - enjoy the peace and quiet. You have earned it.
    Deathlap - cyclocross, training, beer,...escape hatch

  6. #6
    King Among Runaways hyperRevue's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    MKE
    My Bikes
    2004 Bianchi Pista, Cannondale Track, Soma Pake, Schwinn Breeze
    Posts
    4,215
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I am racing tomorrow.
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    by a big river
    Posts
    2,459
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    If you're in Cincinnati and need a free camp spot...or want to get beers, just let me know.

  8. #8
    loves living in the city. Ira in Chi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Posts
    891
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    you ohio guys seem pretty straight-up. i really wish we were going there first, rather than west, because you're the third person who's extended an invitation like that. it'll probably be some time next year that we roll through town, but i will cetainly call you up.

    now wanna hear some completely ****ty news?

    last night andrea got HIT BY A CAR. she's still ok to go on the ride, but the driver was a complete maniac who left the scene of the accident, lied to the police about her insurance info and has probably stuck us with thousands in medical bills. i have had a seriously f-ed up day. i feel like buying a lottery ticket because i'm about due for some good luck.

  9. #9
    Senior Member Nubie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    My Bikes
    '00 Trek 7200, '04 Fuji Newest WSD
    Posts
    670
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Holy sh*t. Is she ok? What happened?
    "Hill" is just "hell" mispelled....

  10. #10
    bought a new car $0.00/Gal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Bucktown, Chicago
    My Bikes
    01 Pista and 99 Lemond Chambery
    Posts
    1,346
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Seriously...what happened to her??

  11. #11
    loves living in the city. Ira in Chi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Posts
    891
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    we won't know all the details for a few days.

  12. #12
    Senior Member Terror_in_pink's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Los Angeles
    My Bikes
    Custom Holland Ti road bike, Custom track bike I traded a painting for.
    Posts
    2,048
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    oh man, i'm so sorry. Hope she heals well.
    Ode to the after work nap ( ride your bike instead)

    Ode to the nap
    The evil, evil nap
    It lures
    you succumb
    But only with good intent
    Shortly I will rise
    But you do not.
    Do not succumb
    To the evil, evil nap

  13. #13
    cxmagazine dot com pitboss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    WI
    My Bikes
    Titus road, Fort CX
    Posts
    8,270
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Ira - i just heard about this - what can I do to help? I dont have money, but I can offer my help.
    you have my number!
    Deathlap - cyclocross, training, beer,...escape hatch

  14. #14
    Frankly, Mr. Shankly absntr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    3,485
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Ira - any help you need, I'm there. Drop me a line.

  15. #15
    loves living in the city. Ira in Chi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Posts
    891
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Thanks a lot guys. There's nothing we can do but wait right now- she has some loose and broken teeth but no other injuries. The dentist is making a final evaluation tomorrow before doing the work. The bad parts are:

    1) No one has insurance so we are paying for this out of pocket and it will be a several thousand dollar procedure.

    2) We are planning to begin the tour on Saturday and the work will take at least two visits. That means taking a train back to Chicago in a week or two to finish the crowns.

    So basicly it has been a rough couple days and we are hoping the dentist will give a better evaluation tomorrow than she did on Saturday.

  16. #16
    meet the mets chicagoamdream's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Bucktown, Chicago
    My Bikes
    Raleigh conversion (hours spent making it look like a Pista); Porter Track, Samson Track, Leto Roadie.
    Posts
    1,554
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Wow, horrible news; so sorry to hear about it.
    Quote Originally Posted by monkey
    You could be doing blow off a dead hooker with a needle sticking out of your arm and you wouldn't get kicked out of Humboldt.

  17. #17
    succumbs to errata jaypee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    WI
    Posts
    741
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Jesus christ Ira.. I'm sorry to hear about this and I'm glad that she's ok. That said, look me up when ya'll get up here and I'll take care of you two.

  18. #18
    Senior Member auroch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    986
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Ira - just saw the post and that's terrible for something like that
    to happen now. If you guys need me or me & my car you have my
    cell phone # and that counts for during your trip too.

    jeff

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •