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    Tour de Pierce

    Who's signed up to do the Tour De Pierce this year besides me and my fam?
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    My wife and I are planing to go. She will have her Peugeot Mixte and I will be riding my 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer. I had hoped to have my 69 Peugeot PX10 ready for the ride but it still needs paint.
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    That sound like a fun one I will have to see if my wife will let me go play.
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    If you see this bunch that will be us. Look for the bright green mixte my wife will be riding.
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    Anybody do the TDP this year? We got started about 10:30 and by the time we go to the rest station at McAlder elementary they were starting to close down. Most of the food appeared to be gone unless they really cheaped out this year. No bagels not bananas just water and some kind do trail mix. Oh well we will start earlier next year and probably pack more of our own stuff to eat. Still nice to get a chance to get out and ride. we did the 39 mile did anyone to the 50? I heard some of the drivers on Rhodes Lake drive got a little hot under the collar at having to be held up by some riders. Did anyone experience that?
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    My wife and I were there, I wore my PLUS 50 jersey. We finished about 12:15. Yes, the goodies this year were kind of sparse. But it was a beautiful day for a ride.

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    I didn't make it . I have to learn two zone schemes for work (98106 and 98146), and have been working on them pretty much non-stop for the last three weeks.

    I've qualified on the first one (100%, in under 6 minutes--I am very proud of myself! ), but have the second one left to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    I didn't make it . I have to learn two zone schemes for work (98106 and 98146), and have been working on them pretty much non-stop for the last three weeks.

    I've qualified on the first one (100%, in under 6 minutes--I am very proud of myself! ), but have the second one left to do.
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