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    K-Hound in 2015?

    Sometime in the next couple or few weeks, a thread asking "what are your goals for 2015?" will appear.

    Well, for those among you that are RUSA members, and have "had K-Hound envy for a number of...
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    Although I am not familiar with the Suffolk to...

    Although I am not familiar with the Suffolk to Skippers course, I guarantee there ain't no climbing on that Suffolk to Skippers course. For a Texan, imagine a course from the southeast side of...
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    Actually, I am NOT familiar with the course, and...

    Actually, I am NOT familiar with the course, and I would bet any amount of money at any odds you might quote that Sekhem is also NOT familiar with that course. Inside joke? Maybe. LOL!

    One of...
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    Contact the RBA, Keith Sutton, immediately. You...

    Contact the RBA, Keith Sutton, immediately. You can get Keith's email, etc. from the RUSA website -- look under "Officials" & then Regional Brevet Administrators. I won't provide the links since...
  5. When the above was originally posted, I did not...

    When the above was originally posted, I did not know who "Sekhem" was. I had, however, met "Sekhem" a couple months earlier, not using a nom de plume.

    Re-reading Sekhem's post now, I believe...
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    I tell people "recover on the bike." Also...

    I tell people "recover on the bike."

    Also have said, "I can recover while climbing." I can't recover on every climb, even around here where most climbs are a half-mile or less, and almost all...
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    Living dangerously.

    Living dangerously.
  8. I have not met George, either. But I am...

    I have not met George, either. But I am sometimes jealous when I see photos he posts.

    I met Fixie Pixie in Feb-2013. I didn't know who she was; apparently others did know.

    "... a couple...
  9. A big +1 on the escape from reality and enjoying...

    A big +1 on the escape from reality and enjoying the scenery.

    Catskills, dirt, Boston.

    Do you know George Swain?
    Or, better yet, the Fixie Pixie?
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    Too easy to bail out, Dave Lee. If you're...

    Too easy to bail out, Dave Lee. If you're feeling a bit woosy after completing the first 40-mile loop, you will be VERY tempted to just the 10-miles to get home.

    The day I did my first ever...
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    I know a few people that have said something like...

    I know a few people that have said something like the following:

    "I knew my racing days were over when as I dived into the corner and I thought about my kids and realized I had important...
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    There are a LOT of Perms in Texas. Also, DD...

    There are a LOT of Perms in Texas.

    Also, DD puts on a lot of brevets in a calendar year. I haven't carefully checked, but I suspect that one could often get in 3, and sometimes 4, Series in a...
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    I think the "qualifying" distance went away AFTER...

    I think the "qualifying" distance went away AFTER 2008. (For example, see RUSA #2942 .)

    I'm speculating that the Texans had sufficient Permanents by 2007 so that they could do a different Perm...
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    I second the "here's an idea for you to implement...

    I second the "here's an idea for you to implement throng that disappears" comment.

    I used to be a veep & then prez (& just generally involved with running) a local running club -- 2 runnings,...
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    The "no duplicating" permanent rule allowed one...

    The "no duplicating" permanent rule allowed one to count a particular route in a given calendar year for R-streak purposes, but not for RUSA distance award purposes. (For example, see RUSA #1589 ,...
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    You could be the first K-Hound from Pennsylvania.

    You could be the first K-Hound from Pennsylvania.
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    2014 Taste of Carolina 1200

    Tony Goodnight just posted on the Taste of Carolina Facebook page (group?) that he can still accommodate a few more riders on the 1200.

    October is almost here. Hope ya'll have had a great summer...
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    K-Hound blog & First-time K-Hounds

    As a way of further promoting the idea of attaining K-Hound status & also advertising the honoring of first-time K-Hounds, I'm copying the following text from my email sent yesterday to the "randon...
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    There are still a couple brevets on the Colorado schedule this year. Why not ride one or both of those?



    More likely to have others to ride with.
    And, although I don't know for sure,...
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    To the OP -- your definition is by far the...

    To the OP -- your definition is by far the simplest and most direct description of the difference between a brevet and permanent (RUSA defn's), and is a def'n that de-confuses the messy def'n that is...
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    RUSA membership -- not license. Btw, if you...

    RUSA membership -- not license.
    Btw, if you join on or after October 1st, you'll be paying for your 2015 membership, AND get the last 3-months of 2014 free.
    So ... my advice is: wait until...
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    Ha! I know who you are! No hellweeks in NC...

    Ha! I know who you are!

    No hellweeks in NC next year. TG is not that crazy, and neither is Alan.

    But I am very sure, T, that one will be able to get in full SR in NC by the end of February...
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    I see that the original question / subject of...

    I see that the original question / subject of this thread references "Rando events."

    In the USA, there are two types of "rando events" governed by "Randonneurs USA" -- Brevets & Permanents. ...
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    $20 a year. The database does include...

    $20 a year.



    The database does include the names and times for everyone. However, it is true that on-line, only the names (and times) of "then-current" RUSA members are shown.
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    IF you have a serious suggestion for RUSA,...

    IF you have a serious suggestion for RUSA, contact the board members or your RBA. Their email addresses are easily gotten off the RUSA website, and I think you'll find that a responsible contact...
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