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    OT - Weekly group events

    Inspired by the on-going discussion in general cycling

    Here are some events that do have public support, possibly because they're apolitical - please feel free to add your own

    Paris, France
    http://www.pari-roller.com/ - the daddy of all friday night events - 10000 people+

    London, UK
    http://www.londonskate.com/
    http://www.thefns.com/

    friday night skate

    wednesday night skate

    weekly bicycle ride
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    come on folks - there must be more things to do - group cycle rides, skates and any other family friendly, weekly group things where you live

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    This is what people do in groups here:


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    Then there's the Saturday Nite Circle Jerk down at the 'Come On Inn'

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    Mirona - man, that's depressing - especially assuming those are mostly single occupant cars

    Stacey - I have no idea what you're talking about - honest :O

    TexasGuy - weekly club cycle rides or anything similar? (anyway, had a look on google earth and west west FW seems to be benbrook?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr
    Mirona - man, that's depressing - especially assuming those are mostly single occupant cars

    Stacey - I have no idea what you're talking about - honest :O

    TexasGuy - weekly club cycle rides or anything similar? (anyway, had a look on google earth and west west FW seems to be benbrook?)

    Google it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey
    Google it.
    thanks for that - I'll stick to jerking my chicken

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    Just don't be jerkin' yer Gerkin'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mirona
    This is what people do in groups here:

    [.img]http://www.lightfantastic.org/gallery/albums/200407/12traffic.jpg[/img]
    I20 in MS?
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    Last edited by markhr; 10-31-06 at 12:01 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr
    I20 in MS?
    I dunno. I just grabbed a traffic picture from the interweb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mirona
    I dunno. I just grabbed a traffic picture from the interweb.
    okay, thanks anyway - just being nosey(geek) - did a google earth search and wanted to see if the dual carriageway(I20) south of pearl city, MS was the same one pictured

    anyway......

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=paris+velo

    http://www.google.com/search?num=100...iets+amsterdam
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    more weekly skates - must be something about fruitbooting that's socially bonding - more cycling events please people

    http://www.serpentineroad.com/forum/...pic.php?t=6520
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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr
    Mirona - man, that's depressing - especially assuming those are mostly single occupant cars

    Stacey - I have no idea what you're talking about - honest :O

    TexasGuy - weekly club cycle rides or anything similar? (anyway, had a look on google earth and west west FW seems to be benbrook?)
    There is nothing that i can tell in the way of cyclists out here . I mewan ziclh. i've seen maybe 3 or 4 cyclists and never more thenone at a time. I've been meaning to godown to the bikeshop on Cherry lane and see if there are any group rides but tbh cycling groups really are not "my people". I just end up hanging in the back with next to nothing to say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr
    Mirona - man, that's depressing - especially assuming those are mostly single occupant cars
    Ummm - have you ever lived in a city with 2+ million people living and probably another 1/4 of a million driving through?
    2 Million people is alotttttttttttt of people
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    Quote Originally Posted by TexasGuy
    Ummm - have you ever lived in a city with 2+ million people living and probably another 1/4 of a million driving through?
    2 Million people is alotttttttttttt of people
    luckily no - although london's population is pretty transient at the best of times - especially with house prices so high that the average new mortgage buyer is 40+

    Anyway, the quiet guy at the back who stomps everyone is always welcome on group rides in London at least
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirona
    This is what people do in groups here:

    Mirona,

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro
    Mirona,

    You livin' in Hawaii now brah?
    No he just said that he grabbed it from teh intarweb
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