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    Looking at all the pictures from various news...

    Looking at all the pictures from various news sites of John Kerry on his bike, someone seriously needs to teach him how to properly wear his helmet.

    He has is tilted forward to where it's almost...
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    Those same guys handed the rider in front of me a...

    Those same guys handed the rider in front of me a Bud Light, and he proceeded to splash it all over himself and all of us behind him.
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    446300 This is a pic my buddy just sent me of...

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    This is a pic my buddy just sent me of the start in La Grange. It was right after the first groups started off.
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    I don't know if this is creepy to say because...

    I don't know if this is creepy to say because I've never met you in person and just have seen pictures you've posted on this site, but I think you and your wife were on the live TV coverage on...
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    We saw that cell off in the distance and drove...

    We saw that cell off in the distance and drove through the wet roads on our way back to La Grange. I live in the NW part of Houston (249/Louetta), so instead of taking 71 to I-10, we took 237 out of...
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    We (me and 2 team members) are planning to meet...

    We (me and 2 team members) are planning to meet up at my house and leave around 5:00ish (I live NW part of town near 249/Louetta). That should get us in the area of La Grange but 6:30 and to have...
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    Sorry if what I wrote came off as harsh because I...

    Sorry if what I wrote came off as harsh because I didn't mean it to sound that way at all. I feel the same way you do in that we have nothing to complain about if the ride was wet.
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    I understand what you're saying completely, but...

    I understand what you're saying completely, but this isn't an issue about being uncomfortable or inconvenienced. It's a safety issue.

    You have thousands of inexperienced riders with little to no...
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    The funny thing is that I missed Sunday's ride...

    The funny thing is that I missed Sunday's ride last year (it's a long story, but it had to do with my wife putting an offer in on a house sight unseen while I was riding Saturday coupled with the...
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    We (me and my 3 riding buddies) made the call on...

    We (me and my 3 riding buddies) made the call on our own that we aren't riding on Saturday regardless of what the official call ends up being.

    With the current weather forecast for...
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    If you look at the radar right now, La Grange is...

    If you look at the radar right now, La Grange is about to get completely soaked in the next hour or so. Not looking good.
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    At the end of the day, I think there are a few...

    At the end of the day, I think there are a few determining factors about whether Day 1 will be cancelled:

    1) The ground conditions in La Grange and if the fairgrounds are even usable
    2) The...
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    Ready2Roll just sent out an email update saying...

    Ready2Roll just sent out an email update saying that the rain on Tuesday flooded parts of the fairgrounds in La Grange, and the suppliers are currently moving tents to try to accommodate everyone....
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    I completely agree! This is my third year to...

    I completely agree!

    This is my third year to ride in the MS 150, and my main goal this weekend isn't to beat my previous year's times, go faster, or anything else like that. It's actually to go...
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    I'm sure it'll be soft, but with a day's worth of...

    I'm sure it'll be soft, but with a day's worth of sunshine and drier air moving in, the campground should dry up enough where it's in acceptable condition.
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    I have to go to pick up my packet. I couldn't go...

    I have to go to pick up my packet. I couldn't go last week because I had meetings that I couldn't get out of.

    And according to their website, Channel 2 has Saturday down to 0% chance of rain.
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    If you don't want to deal with the Rhodes Stadium...

    If you don't want to deal with the Rhodes Stadium hassle but want to be near the route, do what we've done the last 2 years; start from Katy Mills Mall.

    You have to ride maybe 1/2 mile to get to...
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    If the forecast still says that on Wednesday,...

    If the forecast still says that on Wednesday, then we can start to believe it.
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    All the national weather forecasts (Weather...

    All the national weather forecasts (Weather Channel, Weather Underground, AccuWeather) are calling for thunderstorms throughout the weekend.

    All the local news forecasts (KPRC, KHOU, KTRK) are...
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    It's still a bit early to be checking the weather...

    It's still a bit early to be checking the weather forecast, but I have to admit I've been doing it everyday since the first 14-day forecast began showing this weekend. I know it's meaningless to do...
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    I remember seeing that girl on the Head For the...

    I remember seeing that girl on the Head For the Hills ride at the rest stop where they had the big covered wagon. Couldn't do that with either of my beast-sized dogs.

    Maybe I'm weird though...
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    Here's a picture of the inside of the tire. I...

    Here's a picture of the inside of the tire. I never really noticed until I blew it up on my computer screen that the cracks parallel the grain in the rubber. Really starting to think now it cracked...
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    I had just put them on earlier this year, but the...

    I had just put them on earlier this year, but the rear tire was my spare that had been sitting in my closet for at least 2 years (front was brand new). I'm wondering if the cuts on the inside were...
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    At least you got to finish; I had two flats...

    At least you got to finish; I had two flats yesterday, the second one about 2 miles from the finish. I said screw it to fixing it a second time since I didn't have a second tube and didn't feel like...
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    I have a family member who used to have a weekend...

    I have a family member who used to have a weekend place out in Chappell Hill, and he said he would always go to Bevers Kitchen every time he was out there. That's where he recommended to go after the...
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