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Old 09-06-06, 12:34 PM   #1
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Anyone riding this year?
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i missed the deadline
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Old 09-06-06, 03:29 PM   #3
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I'll be there. I plan on starting about 7am, before the crowds.
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Old 09-06-06, 10:48 PM   #4
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Call Mick Gould at 419-422-0417. I tried throughout the day today, but didn't get an answer until about 5:30 pm this evening. I got in.

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Been having some back trouble so I won't be riding it.Looks like the ride is routed right by here(Carey).So i'll have to settle for waving as ya'all go by.
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So who made it. I only did the metric this year. A combination of not sleeping good the night before, the mistake of checking the weather channel in the morning showing afternooon showers, and a flat at mile 37. But I got my VERY bright T-shirt!
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Hhh '06

I did the metric also. For me, the weather was great. I can live with rain, but not the hot or cold. Only one small mechanical problem (loose fastener on my computer sensor). Thankfully, no visit from the p*nct*re fairy.

I agree about the VERY bright T-shirt!

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We did the full hundred, but the darned wind pretty much did in my riding partner at about mile 60...even with me doing all the pulling, so I had to slow the pace - cept for about 15 miles of tailwind after the 73 mile rest stop. Ended up in at about 6:40...a full 45 minutes slower than last year...but it ain't no race either.
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I was there, 4 of us did our first centuries that day. Long and slow day, the wind was a bear.

I am a member of the Hancock Handlebars (sponsoring club) Any constructive criticism? (besides the bananas

And I liked the high vis T shirts

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I was there, 4 of us did our first centuries that day. Long and slow day, the wind was a bear.

I am a member of the Hancock Handlebars (sponsoring club) Any constructive criticism? (besides the bananas

And I liked the high vis T shirts

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Only one. At lunch it would be nice to have a choice of beverage other than water. Ok maybe two, color of the t-shirts. Great if you wear them to ride in but I wear my t-shirts off the bike. Other than that a pretty nice tour.
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"Only one. At lunch it would be nice to have a choice of beverage other than water. Ok maybe two, color of the t-shirts. Great if you wear them to ride in but I wear my t-shirts off the bike. Other than that a pretty nice tour."

I'll mention the lunch water thing, but Gatoraide was available out in the hall as you entered/left the lunch room.

I occassionally wear a hi viz Tshirt to work, it sure is a conversation starter. I was in our lunch room with a large crowd and they were making fun of me, one woman called me a lightning bug because I was so bright. Wouldn't you know it, at that very moment a lightning bug landed on my shoulder. I thought for a while I was going to have a new nick name, but it wore off. I don't mind the teasing and it gives me a chance to educate why cyclists need to be brightly colored.

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