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Old 06-27-07, 04:44 PM   #1
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Hey Fellow Clydes! Indianapolis, Saturday Night!

Indianapolis, Indiana! Niteride!

Who's in? I'll definitely be there!
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Old 06-28-07, 10:22 AM   #2
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I just started riding and registration is closed . Then again, it's probably best that I don't go since I'm not quite sure if I can do 20 miles yet. 3-4 miles in hilly Bloomington really wears me out. But I'll more than likely be there next year.
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Old 06-28-07, 10:47 AM   #3
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You can register on arrival! It's $27 bucks, you just won't get the T-Shirt!
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Old 06-28-07, 11:00 AM   #4
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Well, it said on the site that chances are it will be sold out, and I live in Bloomington. But I might make the trip up. But like I said before, I'm afraid of the 20 mile thing. Is it hilly? Because Bloomington can be and it kills me.
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Nope, iyt's pretty flat! If all else fails, and I can't get registered, I'll freeride it. I'll try to register first though. I couldn't get the online preregistration either.
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Well, I'll try to make the trek up then.
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i'l leaving early AM, should be fun! i'll give you a shout tom.

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i'l leaving early AM, should be fun! i'll give you a shout tom.

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Cool! See ya there!
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Well, headed to Indy in an hour or so! See those of you that are going there!
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Sorry, I can't make it. COPS is on TV tonight. Besides, the event is a little out of my way

Have fun, BE SAFE and we expect pics in the morning.

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It was a great night (no pun) for a ride. Cool, a bit humid. TONS of riders.

The whole night went over 50 miles for me, 20 on the organized ride itself. A group of 11 of us left the shop on the east side of Indy at 5:30, caught dinner downtown, rode to the ride, I went home to take care of the pooch, ride, then back downtown for breakfast then back to the shop. Fun times!
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It was a great night (no pun) for a ride. Cool, a bit humid. TONS of riders.

The whole night went over 50 miles for me, 20 on the organized ride itself. A group of 11 of us left the shop on the east side of Indy at 5:30, caught dinner downtown, rode to the ride, I went home to take care of the pooch, ride, then back downtown for breakfast then back to the shop. Fun times!
Man, I wish I'd known for sure you were going! There were several of us Bike Forum folk in a gang! I'd have sent you my cell phone number!
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Hey, I'm sorry I never made it up. I just bought a Trek 7.2FX yesterday and after an 8 mile ride on it() I started noticing some wrist pain so I'm getting bar ends on it, but they weren't on in time for the NITE ride.
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Hey, I'm sorry I never made it up. I just bought a Trek 7.2FX yesterday and after an 8 mile ride on it() I started noticing some wrist pain so I'm getting bar ends on it, but they weren't on in time for the NITE ride.
No worries, Joe!

I saw the thread, by the way, and I'm really pleased for ya!

You missed a heck of a ride though!I'll have pics up as soon as I finish uploading after edit!
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