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    I am a cat. Markle Sparkle's Avatar
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    Chicago to Milwaukee this past weekend...

    Some mates and I made the ride on Saturday. Rain nearly stopped us but we decided to tough it out and were rewarded with dry roads.

    Pics: http://marcneedham.com/photo/Milwaukee+by+bike/

    I'm only posting it in this forum because:
    • I asked for some bar suggestions in another Milwaukee thread here...
    • One of my mates was on a Langster
    • He made me promise not to change gears, so I didn't

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    I am a cat. Markle Sparkle's Avatar
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    We ended up going to some awful Jock/frat bar (Nomad) thanks to one of the groups' girlfriend's suggestion. Wish I had listened to hyperRevue... but we were pretty well spent after a few beers anyway.

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    gah! the nomad, i hate that place. always waaay to crowded and now add to that the soccer types because of the world cup = annoying.

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    Seriously, nomad is trash.
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

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    Yeah, wall-to-wall thick-necked frat guys. The only saving grace was the fact that a couple of guys were wearing England kit and that made me feel warm/fuzzy on the inside.

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    Did you take the McRory bike path? I took it to my mom's
    (Zion) and back on mother's day and it was a sweet ride.
    Milwaukeans, any good bars/restaurants near the Bradley Center?

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    We took a bunch of different trails - this route: http://www.wgtd.org/trailhome.htm

    And we did go through Zion, so maybe?

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    Near the Bradley Center?
    Not that I know of.
    Probably just a lot of sports bars.
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

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    As I said in the other thread, that trip looked like a blast.
    I should get some friends together and do the reverse.
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

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    Quote Originally Posted by hyperRevue
    Near the Bradley Center?
    Not that I know of.
    Probably just a lot of sports bars.
    ew. Oh well, thanks anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monkey
    ew. Oh well, thanks anyway.
    What's going on at the Bradley Center?
    "I owe everyone an apology" - hyperrevue

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    We (the lady and I) were given free tickets to see Bruce Springsteen.
    Someone should organize a summer-time frozen snot century.

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    The ride was pretty nice. I would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone thinking of doing the same.

    It is just so nice to be out there in the sun, goofing around with your friends, safe in the knowledge that you're going to be in the saddle all day...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hyperRevue
    As I said in the other thread, that trip looked like a blast.
    I should get some friends together and do the reverse.
    you know i would be down.

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    I'm down for some long weekend rides in a couple of weeks when I get settled enough in Chicago to be able to afford vacation. The Basso definately wants to get out more.

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