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Old 06-03-08, 11:41 PM   #1
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This weekend's ride ...

... nothing planned ??? What's up with that? Well, I was thinking of doing Sierra - Felter, then Calaveras back (essentially the last part of TofC Stage 3). Anyone else have any better ideas for a ride this weekend?
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Oooooo........ I'd be a possible yes if you're thinking Sunday.
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Old 06-04-08, 12:07 AM   #3
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I'll be riding up North. Mnt Tam or Paradise loop.
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Anyone up for latching onto the Roasters ride or the Pen Velo "re-group" ride that starts at Canada/92 @ 8:00 Saturday?
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Old 06-04-08, 07:14 AM   #5
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Oooooo........ I'd be a possible yes if you're thinking Sunday.
Just bouncing some ideas. Nothing laid out yet.
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Anyone up for latching onto the Roasters ride or the Pen Velo "re-group" ride that starts at Canada/92 @ 8:00 Saturday?
Well, I guess the main question for me is ... how long will I be able to hang in with them? I know I can hang with Alto Velo B ride until they get to a slight incline. For example, when they go up Sandhill. Yeah, Sandhill is not much of a hill, but that's where they lose me.

Anyhow, I might be up for that if there are no other rides planned.
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Old 06-04-08, 08:16 AM   #7
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I'm doing my 4th 200k for the R-12 on Saturday. It's Jo's East Bay route. She's celebrating her anniversary so I won't have a riding buddy. I'd wait and do it later in the month, but my anniversary is next weekend and the weekend after that is my first tri. Leaving a ride for the R-12 until the last weekend of the month is a bad idea.

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Old 06-04-08, 08:23 AM   #8
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Hopefully, if I can shirk my responsibilities of household chores, I'll be riding outside of Auburn again.
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Anyone up for latching onto the Roasters ride or the Pen Velo "re-group" ride that starts at Canada/92 @ 8:00 Saturday?
Might be down for that (Pen Velo).

Otherwise, whatever anyone comes up with.
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I'll be thinking of you as I'm slogging through the Sierra Century...
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Might be down for that (Pen Velo).

Otherwise, whatever anyone comes up with.
Well, let's do it. Should be fun joining the big group for a bit.
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Does the PenVelo ride still split at Alpine into racers and recreational riders? Back when I used to ride with them, Carlo Simonetti would take the century/recreational crowd on a slower ride down to Los Altos. I don't know where the racers went - I could never keep up!
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Don't know. This would be the first time joining them. Come along... at least if we get dropped, we can still ride on our own.
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I am riding the Tour de Cure 120K as training ride.
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Mhendricks and I are thinking of Diablo/Morgan Territory on Saturday.
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Don't know. This would be the first time joining them. Come along... at least if we get dropped, we can still ride on our own.
True, I mean we'll be like our own mini group..

Plus if we split from their group, we would just be riding in the Peninsula, which is probably what I would be doing otherwise as it is.

Hmmm mini-group.... Think we could organize our own surprise lead-out sprints for the markers, or a brake-away towards the finish.
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True, I mean we'll be like our own mini group..

Plus if we split from their group, we would just be riding in the Peninsula, which is probably what I would be doing otherwise as it is.

Hmmm mini-group.... Think we could organize our own surprise lead-out sprints for the markers, or a brake-away towards the finish.
So meet at Canada and 92 at 8 am? I'll plan to be there.

Bostic???? He'll probably ride to the start.
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I'm riding to the start... Then again I only have to ride 7 miles to the start
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I'll probably ride to the start as well.
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I'm on the fence if I'm riding to the start ... 20 miles for me.
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Anyone up for latching onto the Roasters ride or the Pen Velo "re-group" ride that starts at Canada/92 @ 8:00 Saturday?
... anybody want to clue me in?

But 8am sounds pretty damn early.
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If somebody wants to go to a engagement party for me, I'll do the ride on a Wal-Mart Big Wheel. I'll even drive the carpool mobile!!

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Engagement party on a Saturday morning? Yuck!
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I'm on the fence if I'm riding to the start ... 20 miles for me.
You have a gas sipper, just drive to the start.
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