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Old 01-27-06, 03:44 PM   #1
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If giboyeux doesn't get up to anything too crazy tonight, we're going to ride Stage 3 tomorrow morning at 11 am. Meet at the starting point (Division and Sacramento). Nice and easy pace, just to get our bearings. Come meet us out!



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...tonight's going to be boring, I think, unless someone comes up with something FAST.

Anyone going to Critical Mass? It's a nice day out!
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...tonight's going to be boring, I think, unless someone comes up with something FAST.

Anyone going to Critical Mass? It's a nice day out!
Yeah, I'm going!
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Someone want to give me a broken glass report after the ride? I'm thinking about riding tubulars for this one...
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Carlos and I are doing it at 9am.
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Someone want to give me a broken glass report after the ride? I'm thinking about riding tubulars for this one...
Tempting fate!

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...tonight's going to be boring, I think, unless someone comes up with something FAST.
Cogsci's coming back from Mexico with 2L of tequila around 9:30...gimme a call.
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Jesus H.
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$5 says we end up at the Clipper anyway.
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Rockabilly band tonight!
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i'm riding cm- till my flask runs out
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I'll be at BOTH- CM and the ride tomorrow AM.
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Rockabilly band tonight!
aint no rockabilly at the Clipper tonite.. it's Can.Ky.Ree ,
a pretty great gypsy/folk/western/waltz band.

i'm probably going to that.
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Huh. No kidding. They usually have that rockabilly band.
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fyi.. 70% chance of rain both Sat. and Sun.

not to be capt. obvious or anything.
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Not to be Capt. Buzzkill, Christ.


nota bene: drunk. also, what's with cops arresting middle-aged women participating in candle light vigils? I mean, COME ON. Arrest the dude playing the ****ty protest music, at least! Do everyone a favor!
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I am so there tomorrow, strength of will permitting. The drunker I get tonight, the earlier I pass out and wake up tomorrow right?

Yeah what the **** was up with this critical mass? I hightailed it like a turkey in late november. Did it disburse peacefully? Is anybody I know arrested?
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I think only three ppl got arrested.


I got out of there pretty quick -- I'm "not allowed" to deal with cops right now.
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yeah hopefully those three people were able to negotiate their way out of jail, it would suck to be that 1% of people who got arrested.
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Damn, arrests? **** that.

Cogsci and the tequila are out, but the Clipper is in.
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Insane!

efarrar, it's going to rain on Sunday, too. Good preparation.
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I am eternally excited about it, now, but we'll see how I feel when I wake up.
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great ride today.. as long as those pesky funeral processions stay out of CD's way, this should be an awesome race.

Q: i'm wondering if the neutral stage ends on Independance Southbound, or at the turn to Douglas.
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sigh. I did the route but do not remember anything at all... every street and every thing looks the same. I will get so lost when you guys drop me.

addendum: tea, glass situation looks baaad.
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