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Chicago: Land Shark Bike Attack!!!!!

Old 04-05-06, 04:30 PM
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Chicago: Land Shark Bike Attack!!!!!

ONE MORE TIME.

(I've tried posting this 7 times today, but hopefully the hardware upgrade will have solved my problems.)

I'm trying to organize an impromptu alleycat/fun ride/rock band show this Saturday (April 8th). Last minute, so nothing heavy-duty, just for kicks. No sponsors, but entry fee gets you a spokecard and free entry into a show at Ronny's (2103 N Cali): Sharks/Fake Fictions. Ronny himself has said that he'll be roasting a pig (he did last time, too), so there's food to go along with the $2 beers and free pool.

Anyway. Raise your hands if you're interested.

Route TBD.
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I would go for sure but I'm in minneapolis this weekend.
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dammit - I am out this weekend, and this looks to be a good time.

you people need to start planning this type of thing around MY schedule...dammit
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still workin on getting sat night off, if so, In
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so apparently BF works. Good.
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love the illustration
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Maybe if you had a webcast and some virtual reality suits.

Mmm, pigroast and bikes. So if I pay $300 rent in Mtl for a 2br near the farmer's market, what can I expect in Chi?
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hey i'''ll be in town on the 8th... going to the dresden dolls on the 7th/8th at the metro, may just have to bring the fixie... someone PM me a number or something so i can call if i can make it and figure out where this is at.
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I am in, depending on how dead I am after that century. Either way, I will need alcohol.
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silly efarrar, you always do.
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Originally Posted by cardstock
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Originally Posted by efarrar
I am in, depending on how dead I am after that century.
I was thinking this too. We can compete for DFL.
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I'm in!
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If we don't get enough peeps, we could just ride and drink
and go to the show. Either way, I will end up stinking drunk.
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If I am back in town on time i am all on it.
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Originally Posted by monkey
Either way, I will end up stinking drunk.
godblessya Monkey! this is a rare thing for you, no?

What happened to Romoni_SixThree???? Off the radar - we need to do more of these rides (actually, I do). With school finally wrapping up, Chicago may be seeing more of me!!!!
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Cool, we need to get the band back together!
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Originally Posted by ieatrats
Maybe if you had a webcast and some virtual reality suits.

Mmm, pigroast and bikes. So if I pay $300 rent in Mtl for a 2br near the farmer's market, what can I expect in Chi?
Jean Talon or Atwater?
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damnit, now that i've moved out of chicago, seems like there's a race every other weekend...
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I'll be out of town, but someone feel free to chug a beer for me.
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Originally Posted by $0.00/Gal
I'll be out of town, but someone feel free to chug a beer for me.
Notwithstanding your love of reminding this forum that you bought a road bike/this forum's love of giving you a hard time about your blog, I'm really looking forward to reading about Hillsboro-Roubaix. It looks like a really sweet race.
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I'm really excited for it. Forecast says 52 degrees and sunny!
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hi dere!

i've been away from the internets for a while. Glad to see the interest! I've got a friend working up some spokecards, and I'm nailing down a route. suggestions encouraged.
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Originally Posted by [165]
godblessya Monkey! this is a rare thing for you, no?

What happened to Romoni_SixThree???? Off the radar - we need to do more of these rides (actually, I do). With school finally wrapping up, Chicago may be seeing more of me!!!!

HELL YEAH MOTHER****ERS LETS DRUNK!!!!
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