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chicago thursday night: BIKE GANG ON RAVENSWOOD

Old 01-20-06, 09:31 AM
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chicago thursday night: BIKE GANG ON RAVENSWOOD

It's a smaller world every day which is why I'm wondering if any of ya'll Chicago BF members were riding in a 4 pack southbound on Ravenswood last night, near the intersection of Irving Park at around 12:30

I was riding northbound. What a nice night for a ride!
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Old 01-20-06, 09:33 AM
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That would have been me, $0.00/Gal, efarrar, and Ben (what's your screenname?). Steaktaco must have just split off.
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yep, that was us (I'm Ben). I remember passing you, I thought for a second it was Ansgar...it weren't
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Old 01-20-06, 09:42 AM
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I knew it!

Who's got those bullhorns w/ the my-t low drops?
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me me me! Syntace deep drops from Chucks' Bikes.
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Old 01-20-06, 09:49 AM
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Nice, I need to get some!
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My roommate's boyfriend and I were up and down the lakefront path for a while and I swear we must have passed Steaky at some point considering he was out there as well. There were lots of people out - good times.
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Originally Posted by absntr
My roommate's boyfriend and I were up and down the lakefront path for a while and I swear we must have passed Steaky at some point considering he was out there as well. There were lots of people out - good times.
Yeah, I hate winter. I hardly ride in the cold. But it's so damn nice this year!
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I was the dude on the (gasp) road bike. In the grey/white-ish jersey.
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hows that lemond working out?
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Originally Posted by bigbikerbrian
hows that lemond working out?
It's great, he's since picked up a sponsorship from Bell.
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...snap?
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Old 01-20-06, 02:07 PM
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Exactly what Nat said. I am also racing for Team Canada
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Originally Posted by No_Morineke
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Ben!

Ben!

He is from New Orleans.

Breakfast at Cozy corner again on sunday?
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um, wrong person, I think. This Ben's from NYC. Reppin.
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Man, was anyone NOT riding yesterday? I ditched afternoon classes to ride the North Shore Channel Trail up to the Green Bay Trail, breaking in the Soma. It was way too nice to NOT ride. Didn't catch anyone else though
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0.00 - I saw you in Rapid Transit the other night w/ your road bike. I was talking with treechunk (who i just met) and noticed your chrome bag on the ground....I should have introduced myself.

I had the maroon nishiki with white deep V's.
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Old 01-20-06, 02:38 PM
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I remember. Do you always keep your bike so clean that it looks like it has never been ridden??? It was pristine!
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Originally Posted by $0.00/Gal
I remember. Do you always keep your bike so clean that it looks like it has never been ridden??? It was pristine!
nah...that's my new baby. I'd only ridden it once before that. I was actually in there getting a front brake so i don't smash the crap out of my dome. I'm riding side streets until i get the feel.

I'll be sure to say hi next time.
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Old 01-21-06, 08:05 PM
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I know Ben from New Orleans, i think he posts here....maybe he's only a lurker though.

I'm up for the cozy corner again ( i'm the n00b rookie who dined with you two last stage)....thinking about 7am or so....?


Originally Posted by Super Rookie
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Ben!

He is from New Orleans.

Breakfast at Cozy corner again on sunday?
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Cozy Corner is three blocks away. You guys eating there tomorrow AM?
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Old 01-21-06, 08:31 PM
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new orleans ben is toecutter
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thursdays are usually a good day to ride. wait what was the question again?
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