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    Riding your bike to work or riding a lot in...

    Riding your bike to work or riding a lot in traffic is a lot like living in any neighborhood. If you really want to look for problems, you'll find them. We all live near sex offenders, there may be...
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    I went to Parsons for Spring Break during college...

    I went to Parsons for Spring Break during college (from Baker) and we went to Girard- as one of my teachers mentioned that it was the anarchist capital of Kansas...really interesting book called...
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    One of my favorite rides when I lived in Lawrence...

    One of my favorite rides when I lived in Lawrence - even without a road bike- was to ride out to lakeview road - where there is an old oxbow of the Kansas River and I've seen cranes out there. I...
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    TONIGHT, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23rd 2007 Battle of...

    TONIGHT, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23rd 2007
    Battle of Westport Alleycat/Ride
    Meet at 7, start at 7:30
    Westport and Pennsylvania in KCMO
    10ish miles - the first 12 checkpoints on this auto-tour...
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    ok, so I just got my Superflash and can't remove...

    ok, so I just got my Superflash and can't remove the clip from the back to attach the other pieces...is there a trick?

    thanx
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    Insta-wipeout. I don't think I even had time to...

    Insta-wipeout. I don't think I even had time to get my hands off of the handlebars, because I came down on my left hip, left forearm scraped just above the elbow, and on my left brake hood.

    I've...
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    Oil Slick! Yeaoh!

    So I hit my first big oil slick on Friday on the way home from work.

    I was coming down Grand in downtown Kansas City, MO, a gradual but steady hill and I was going at a pretty good clip. I come...
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    Kansas City Bikes & Trikes for Tykes must close...

    Kansas City Bikes & Trikes for Tykes must close its doors.
    We're being evicted from our warehouse--it' s being razed next month.

    JULY 14th 8 am to 5 pm....Total clearance!!!
    1415 IRON Street...
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    If you're going North, I would go Waukomis to...

    If you're going North, I would go Waukomis to 64th, as the road past there is pretty steep and little or no shoulder, but 64th and Prairie View are ok for riding on. Southbound Green Hills/Waukomis...
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    The underground section of the course is really...

    The underground section of the course is really fun - 58 degrees year round - you swoop down this long hill then enter the caves - then just cruise in a big circle through the caves and come out...
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    I have a pair of Cars-r-Coffins NEMA brand (NEMA...

    I have a pair of Cars-r-Coffins NEMA brand (NEMA JEWEL SHORTS are what they sell now, but I bought them a few years ago)Mountain-bike style shorts that I like a lot, but they're a bit warm in the...
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    brooks creaking...

    I've had the saddle for 6-ish months, 1000 or so miles, but I ride every day. Friday, the saddle started creaking when I climb. Is this some signal that my saddle is trying to send that I should...
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    The only paved trail in KCK runs for a mile or...

    The only paved trail in KCK runs for a mile or two along a creekbed where Parallel enters downtown KCK. For real MUPS you have to go into Johnson County...the greenway that runs through Shawnee...
  14. D'oh, it just struck me that today isn't...

    D'oh, it just struck me that today isn't Monday...I was hanging out waiting by the Strasser to see if I could time it right to ride downtown with you guys, but it just struck me that today is...
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    Which way are you going? North to Barry or South...

    Which way are you going? North to Barry or South to the River Market?

    I ride the bus into work from Downtown to the Boardwalk Shops at I-29 and Barry Rd. The 129 leaves every 1/2 hour at rush...
  16. Thread: KC 777 Alleycat

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    KC 777 Alleycat

    Just passing it on...

    07-07-07 Alley Cat Race
    Published July 3rd, 2007 in calendar
    July 6, 2007
    10:30 pm

    Location: The Brick, 1717 McGee, KCMO 64108 (map)

    From Jason Wingate...
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    a- Demand Planner/Forecaster for Scrapbooking...

    a- Demand Planner/Forecaster for Scrapbooking company
    b- 12 miles with bus -21 without...
    c-change clothes
    d - chained to smoker's deck out back
    e. 4-5 years part time- 1 year fulltime (just went...
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    I think that was $30 for 2 shirts...

    I think that was $30 for 2 shirts...
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    Here's a route to check out... ...

    Here's a route to check out...

    http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1061716

    I can get you South out of town, but I haven't ever been to Harrisonville, so I'm not sure what the roads are like past...
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    I've been commuting for almost exactly a year -...

    I've been commuting for almost exactly a year - 1800 miles - 3-5 times a week.

    No close calls to speak of, and only a few honkings of the horns. My wife also worries, but has gotten better the...
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    I saw 2 snakes this morning, both quite large,...

    I saw 2 snakes this morning, both quite large, and both quite smooshed...I think they slithered up onto the warm rock that happened to be the road.

    A couple days ago I almost hit a raccoon...
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    Sticky: The Greater Kansas City Bicycle Federation...

    The Greater Kansas City Bicycle Federation presents:

    833rd annual Tour de Cowtown

    alley kat races
    and the Everything Bicycle Swapmeet

    Saturday May 19th

    hosted by
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    The Greater Kansas City Bicycle Federation...

    The Greater Kansas City Bicycle Federation presents:

    833rd annual Tour de Cowtown

    alley kat races
    and the Everything Bicycle Swapmeet

    Saturday May 19th

    hosted by
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    HOPE you peoples can make it!

    HOPE you peoples can make it!
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    McCoy's is on Tuesday after work... Tuesday,...

    McCoy's is on Tuesday after work...

    Tuesday, May 15

    4:30 PM Rendezvous at McCoy’s Public House
    Ride your bike to McCoy's and meet up with other cyclists to enjoy a pint and share your bike...
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