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Old 07-02-11, 02:13 PM   #1
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good news spreads

First there was Pete. Had a Cr*p bike and he was told to get a decent one. As soon as he got a used Giant Boulder at a price he could afford-he joined us on our "Gentle" 25 mile Sunday rides. Then Nathan but he didn't have a bike. Borrowed one of mine and then got his own . Then Mick from across the road and once again no bike. He got enthused by seeing the unfit Pete get transformed into a Less unfit Pete and he has borrowed another of my bikes. Then this afternoon another of my friends announced he has got a bike. No idea what but wants to join our Sunday morning ride.

So tomorrow morning I have 3 novices to shepherd on a 25 mile road ride that must not have a hill- must not be too fast and must operate a "No Drop" Policy. Nathan isn't coming unless his Knee stops oozing Fluid. He had an op on it a couple of weeks ago and it went "Funny"

Hope I can keep up with them.
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Old 07-02-11, 04:07 PM   #2
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That's great. I wish I can get some of my friends to go riding with me. I try to get my co-workers interested and as soon as I tell them how far we are going to ride, they back down. I can't even get them to do a 5 mile ride because they all feel its too much work.
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Old 07-02-11, 05:11 PM   #3
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That's cool, now you can start your own bike club.
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Old 07-02-11, 05:54 PM   #4
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Your post made my day. Have fun on Sunday, and we expect a full report.
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Old 07-02-11, 05:57 PM   #5
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I'm sure you'll shepherd them to an appropriate place that serves delicious pies
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Old 07-02-11, 06:31 PM   #6
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I would love to join you. Sounds like my kind of ride. Thanks for the laugh.
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Old 07-02-11, 07:27 PM   #7
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Stapfam, the pied piper of the neighborhood.
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Liability insurance? Injury waiver forms? Cue sheets? Sag wagon? 15 mile pit and refreshment stop?
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