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Old 02-17-11, 04:47 PM   #1
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I Declare a Pie Ride for March 7. (can I do that?)

I have been laid up since December 13 with an injury. March 7 is Liberation Day and I can resume riding. I am asking that you join me in celebration. I am actually going to ride the following Saturday, March 12.

I hope that I have the clearance to declare a Pie Ride, forgive me if I have overstepped a boundary.
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Old 02-17-11, 04:58 PM   #2
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Old 02-17-11, 05:02 PM   #3
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have at it, I will go a wee bit out of my way into work so I get to 3.14 miles.

Seems like an awfully short ride for such a big celebration, and a week early to boot.
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Old 02-17-11, 05:21 PM   #4
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You did it! But March 12 for pie works for me! My daughter will be taking the dreaded SAT's that day, so she would love to have a piece of pie to celebrate that they're over! I'll try to ride in your honor before I indulge : )

Best of luck!
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Old 02-17-11, 05:31 PM   #5
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I'll try to, but it may have to be Eskimo Pie for me!

Historically, many of our fiercest winter storms have occured during the first two weeks of March. We're often fortunate just to get down the road in our cars!!
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Old 02-17-11, 05:38 PM   #6
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March 14 is Pi day.

I'm thinking that March 12 is close enough - provided, of course, that it's really good pie.
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Old 02-17-11, 06:32 PM   #7
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Bare Feet. I see a new bike listed in your signature.
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Old 02-18-11, 05:18 AM   #8
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2011 Cannondale Synapse Carbon 5 - WSD
1982 Miyata three-ten (good times!)

Bare Feet. I see a new bike listed in your signature.
No anouncements, no pictures. ???
I bought the 2011 Cannondale when it first came out in Oct. 2010. You must've missed when I introduced myself here with my first post. Hi, nice to meet you : ) There are a couple of pics in the thread:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...-amp-thank-you!
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Old 02-18-11, 01:29 PM   #9
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Bare feet. Now that you've put more time on the synapse how is it going? Am considering the synapse myself.
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Old 02-18-11, 03:14 PM   #10
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Did someone say pie?
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Old 02-18-11, 04:56 PM   #11
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All of my rides, these days, are pie rides. Humble Pie.
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Old 02-18-11, 06:39 PM   #12
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The talk about pi day reminds me of my first career-related job during grad school. We still had some rotary-dial phones around, and one of the geeks labeled e (natural log base, 2.71828...) just below the 3 and pi just above it.
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I ate a piece of peach pie today. Gota stay in practice.
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Old 02-19-11, 06:49 AM   #14
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Sounds good to me. I think I'll be in country. Retro - is there anyplace that serves good pie in the St. Pete, Ofallon area?

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Sounds good to me. I think I'll be in country. Retro - is there anyplace that serves good pie in the St. Pete, Ofallon area?
I'm embarassed to say (because people already think that Missouri is a backwater area) but not that I've found. The best that I can do in the area is Highland, Illinois.

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Old 02-19-11, 08:24 AM   #16
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or, I highly recommend the Pie Pantry in Belleville. Its been a few years since I was there, but its directly on Main, just east of the fountain.
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Old 02-19-11, 07:56 PM   #17
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I ate a piece of peach pie today. Gota stay in practice.
Makes perfect! I enjoy a group celebration.
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Old 02-19-11, 08:45 PM   #18
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Will ride for pie on March 7

Actually, I'll bake a pie before riding so that I'll know its waiting at home. Only problem may be that it might not be much of a ride to get to the pie. Does around the block count?
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Old 02-22-11, 12:29 PM   #19
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Thats a great incentive to ride, the pie has cooled. That should improve the average ride speed.
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Other than the indulgence what officially constitutes a Pie Ride?
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Old 02-22-11, 03:28 PM   #21
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Other than the indulgence what officially constitutes a Pie Ride?
I was wondering the same thing.

Think my mouth is watering already. These Maine winters are tough with no cycling and too many goodies tempting all the time. Am so heartily sick of my daily hour on the trainer in the basement.

Chocolate cream, banana cream, apple crumb, lemon meringue, blueberry (with vanilla ice cream) and of course, apple, warm from the oven. Not to mention the raspberry tarts flaunting their appeal on the counter at the bakery across the road. One hour a day is just not enough to compensate for all this; need to get back to my two hour ride outdoors.

Almost forgot our state dessert of choice: the Whoopie Pie!
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I have been laid up since December 13 with an injury. March 7 is Liberation Day and I can resume riding. I am asking that you join me in celebration. I am actually going to ride the following Saturday, March 12.
Daspydyr, I remember your post in the MTB forum regarding your injury, Oh my! How is your recovery coming? It's good to see you will finally be back on the bike.
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Old 02-23-11, 10:08 AM   #23
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If you really want to go all out, I highly recommend a pie milkshake.



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Mmmmmmmm good.
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Old 02-23-11, 10:11 PM   #24
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My wife and I will join you on the 7th, and again on the 14th as well as September. It all sounds good. But does anyone know of a good pie shop in southern California? A century for pie is not out of the question.
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I have been laid up since December 13 with an injury. March 7 is Liberation Day and I can resume riding. I am asking that you join me in celebration. I am actually going to ride the following Saturday, March 12.

I hope that I have the clearance to declare a Pie Ride, forgive me if I have overstepped a boundary.
All pie rides must be declared by and approved by the "Pie Ride Committee."

Trouble is, no one knows who is on the committee. Anyone?
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