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Old 05-23-06, 12:34 PM   #1
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Our own Ira in Chi is on Gapers' Block!

http://www.gapersblock.com/merge/arc...s/Environment/

"Friends and Chicagoans Andrea and Ira saved money for a year, resigned from their jobs and left for the open road a little over a week ago. On their bikes. They're riding around the country for a year. You can keep up to date and check up on them as they post on the road from the weblog. Earlier posts are informative — lots of information on prepping for such an adventure. I'm jealous too — they look insanely happy."

And I think absntr posted it.

GO IRA GO!!!

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Wow. That's cool. I'm planning the same for next year...

I luuuuve the open road. America, the beautiful, indeed.
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who wants to take a guess as to how many 6-packs are in those panniers?
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Ira and Andrea are awesome. I am following this eagerly. An excellent endeavor for sure!
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Ira and Andrea are awesome.
plus one.

my most trusted wrench at Rapid Transit.. and a great guy.

Safe travels you two!
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who wants to take a guess as to how many 6-packs are in those panniers?
Ummm, four? He has to have room for food and water, right?

Right, schloe mo?

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