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    Got Hills, I do! "Fred"'s Avatar
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    RAT ride around torch anybody riding it.

    July 20th here is the link http://www.cherrycapitalcyclingclub....odule_id=38607

    My local club is doing the metric and I want to do the full cantury. I am looking for any one who will be there.

    So any BF'ers doing the ride?

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    I wish.. I couldnt get out around torch 2 weeks ago when I was there. Got the penninsula ride in tho. Did manage to spend some time IN torch lake however, Brrr
    and the road becomes my bride
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimbercop View Post
    I wish.. I couldnt get out around torch 2 weeks ago when I was there. Got the penninsula ride in tho. Did manage to spend some time IN torch lake however, Brrr
    You did Old Mission Peninsula? I did that last weekend! Huge crosswinds ...


    Sorry, Fred, I'd love to do RAT, but I think it's gonna have to wait for another weekend or even next year. My wife wants to come back in late September or so to do Old Mission or something when the leaves are changing.

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    Got Hills, I do! "Fred"'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Road Fan View Post
    You did Old Mission Peninsula? I did that last weekend! Huge crosswinds ...


    Sorry, Fred, I'd love to do RAT, but I think it's gonna have to wait for another weekend or even next year. My wife wants to come back in late September or so to do Old Mission or something when the leaves are changing.

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    I don't blame you, fall time is the best up here lots of hills with great views of all the colors. LMK when you come up maybee we can do a ride then.

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    Got Hills, I do! "Fred"'s Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimbercop View Post
    I wish.. I couldnt get out around torch 2 weeks ago when I was there. Got the penninsula ride in tho. Did manage to spend some time IN torch lake however, Brrr
    How did you like the penninsula? It is an area I have never riden even though it is close to home.

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    It was a very nice ride. The lakeshore part gota little boring. You know, staring at lakefront home after lakefront home. Once I got into the hills in the center of the penninsula it got really scenic and nice. Vinyards and orchards galore. The only thing that could have been better is if the cherry's were ripe and the trees were full of red berries. Wind wasnt really a factor and since I was riding alone, I just kept a good pace and the camera handy. Definately worth the few hours I took out of my vacation.
    and the road becomes my bride
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    It look like they are still accepting registrations and the weather looks good. I'm working to clear my schedule and drive out of Kalamazoo sometime on Saturday.

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    Unfortunately, I missed it. Looks like a fun ride.
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