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Old 06-16-09, 09:29 AM   #1
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NE Ohio Dog Days Wine Tour

Saturday, 8/8. 3rd DOG DAYS WINE TOUR. LaGrange. Three routes are offered, 35/50/75 flat to rolling miles, each stopping at wineries for optional sampling. Purchases motored to finish for riders. New tee shirt design for this year. Rider Limit: 500. Silver Wheels Bicycle Club. Ed Stewart; PO Box 867; Elyria, OH 44036. (440) 365-6784. www.DogDaysWineTour.com
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I'm in for the 50. Hopefully I won't have too many 'samples' along the way and end up with a BUI (Biking Under the Influence).
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I'm in for the 50. Hopefully I won't have too many 'samples' along the way and end up with a BUI (Biking Under the Influence).
Lightweight. I remember back in the old Corps when we'd drink 10 gallons of grain alcohol, then run 20 miles with a 100lb pack strapped on our backs, lead in our pockets and toting a nooclear weapon, in a snow blizzard....AND WE LIKED IT! HTFU wussy goil.
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I am in!! Do I need to bring my own brown bag?

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Old 06-16-09, 11:45 AM   #5
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Lightweight. I remember back in the old Corps when we'd drink 10 gallons of grain alcohol, then run 20 miles with a 100lb pack strapped on our backs, lead in our pockets and toting a nooclear weapon, in a snow blizzard....AND WE LIKED IT! HTFU wussy goil.
Remember the general in "Dr.Strangelove"who only drank grain alcohol so the commies would not steal his essence?
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Old 06-16-09, 12:22 PM   #6
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I think I'll ride the beater bike...this could be more dangerous than a Cat 5 crit!
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Remember the general in "Dr.Strangelove"who only drank grain alcohol so the commies would not steal his essence?
General Jack D. Ripper: Mandrake, do you realize that in addition to fluoridating water, why, there are studies underway to fluoridate salt, flour, fruit juices, soup, sugar, milk... ice cream. Ice cream, Mandrake, children's ice cream.
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: Lord, Jack.
General Jack D. Ripper: You know when fluoridation first began?
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: I... no, no. I don't, Jack.
General Jack D. Ripper: Nineteen hundred and forty-six. Nineteen forty-six, Mandrake. How does that coincide with your post-war Commie conspiracy, huh? It's incredibly obvious, isn't it? A foreign substance is introduced into our precious bodily fluids without the knowledge of the individual. Certainly without any choice. That's the way your hard-core Commie works.
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: Uh, Jack, Jack, listen, tell me, tell me, Jack. When did you first... become... well, develop this theory?
General Jack D. Ripper: Well, I, uh... I... I... first became aware of it, Mandrake, during the physical act of love.
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: Hmm.
General Jack D. Ripper: Yes, a uh, a profound sense of fatigue... a feeling of emptiness followed. Luckily I... I was able to interpret these feelings correctly. Loss of essence.
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: Hmm.
General Jack D. Ripper: I can assure you it has not recurred, Mandrake. Women uh... women sense my power and they seek the life essence. I, uh... I do not avoid women, Mandrake.
Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake: No.
General Jack D. Ripper: But I... I do deny them my essence.
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Best true to life documentary on the Cold War of the 60,s.

The wine/ride does sounds interesting.I understand this is quite popular in western Europe.
Tough to beat my private stock of 3.29 Merlot at Aldi,s.

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Old 06-16-09, 05:12 PM   #9
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Me and the wife do the Roscoe Ramble on this weekend (Akron Bike Club) but this is a nice alternative.
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I'm skipping Lollapalooza in Chicago just for this ride, so it better be worth it.

(Okay not really, but it definitely helped in my decision to not go to Lolla this year)
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I'm skipping Lollapalooza in Chicago just for this ride, so it better be worth it.

(Okay not really, but it definitely helped in my decision to not go to Lolla this year)
You get to meet me AND drink some wine to recover from the ordeal. It just don't get any better than that.
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silly me......I will be in Panama City Florida drinking Margarita's and Rum and Cokes while soaking in the rays that weekend......
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Old 06-18-09, 06:34 PM   #13
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Old 06-18-09, 06:36 PM   #14
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Didn't see anything mentioning age
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Bumpity bump

I guess Kristen is gonna skip out on us for this one, but Cheri and I will be there, unless the weather sucks.
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bumpage....fun ride, awesome people! It's not too late to sign up, the weather will be great!
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