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Tour of Palm Springs - Who's In?

Old 01-04-16, 01:48 PM
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Tour of Palm Springs - Who's In?

Tour de Palm Springs | Charity Cycling Event - Coachella Los Angeles

I'm about a 90% chance on going as of right now. I think a few people from my club are coming and I'm trying to talk a friend into joining me.

Palm Springs January Weather 2016 - AccuWeather Forecast for CA 92262

Weather looks nice....IF you can believe a forecast this far out!

So, from what I'm seeing, the list is:

PhotoJoe
TrojanHorse
Beachgrad05
Kokak (50)
tunavic
Fstop (sleeping in)
Erwin8R
Daspydyr


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Registration:
REGISTRATION LOCATED BETWEEN TAHQUITZ & ANDREAS ON NORTH PALM CANYON
FRIDAY NOON 8PM
SATURDAY 6AM

PARKING
Public parking is available at the Palm Springs High School parking lot on Baristo, and also at the Spa Casino parking lot on Alejo between N. Calle Encilia & N. Calle El Segundo.


Meet in the very Northwest corner of the Spa Resort Parking lot, 401 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (at the corner of E. Amado Road and N. Calle Encilia)
Roll out at after the fastest groups at 6:30am




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Old 01-04-16, 04:32 PM
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Looking forward to seeing all the cool pics of M&Ms gathered from the SAG stops
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Old 01-04-16, 05:10 PM
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Still in. I even booked a hotel room that I won't be able to use, I guess I better figure out which one and cancel it.
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Old 01-04-16, 11:05 PM
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Tour of Palm Springs - Who's In?

I'm in with a couple of my teammates. Both are faster than I am.
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Old 01-05-16, 08:44 AM
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I am just getting back into riding, after being off the bike for almost a year. But am really thinking of registering for the 50 mile option of this ride.
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I cannot bring myself to pay someone else 75 a mile to "let" me ride a century. My last century was done unsupported on $8 worth of snacks.

I'm so cheap.
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Old 01-06-16, 09:15 PM
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But you get a t-shirt! LOL.
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Old 01-06-16, 10:14 PM
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I cannot bring myself to pay someone else 75 a mile to "let" me ride a century. My last century was done unsupported on $8 worth of snacks.

I'm so cheap.
I know the organizers and the executive director is a friend of mine. Your entry fee supports various charities in the Coachella Valley.
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And the company is priceless!
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And the company is priceless!
That too So did you sign up yet?
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Did it last year, wish I was doing it this year, would be fun to ride with you all again, but I can't make it. Have a great time, hopefully good weather light winds!
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That too So did you sign up yet?
Not yet. I like living dangerously. Have you?

At this point, the weather is looking like a low of 51 and a high of 74. Perfect for a ride.
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Not yet. I like living dangerously. Have you?

At this point, the weather is looking like a low of 51 and a high of 74. Perfect for a ride.
Who cares about the weather, check the wind!
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Old 01-07-16, 11:42 AM
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Who cares about the weather, check the wind!
Pffft. It's never windy in Palm Springs. Plus, I love the art structures that they have for the cyclists to look at and appreciate while riding!

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I thought those were endangered bat slappers?

Or are those just in Pennsylvania?
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Old 01-09-16, 12:40 AM
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I'm in; going for my first century

Can't wait to see those cool sculptures!
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I'm in; going for my first century

Can't wait to see those cool sculptures!

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Nice... we should all meet at the start at 6am so we can all drop PhotoJoe like a hot rock. I have a feeling I'll be loitering off the back this year on account of all the non-riding I've been doing.
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Old 01-09-16, 06:31 PM
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@TrojanHorse, you could have joined me today and gotten some miles in. We had a great ride.

And there was pizza and beer at the finish
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Yeah, i'm training this month. No pizza, no beer, just freaking healthy food. No coffee either, it's getting boring.
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Ride a bajillion miles and then no worries

No coffee?? Whaaaaaat??

No coffee is to me as no beer and pizza is to you
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I'd love to go, but I don't think I'm ready for 100 miles yet...
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... we should all meet at the start at 6am ...
6am? I thought the casual riders weren't starting until 7 ... I'll take every extra minute of sleep I can get!
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I'm down for early start as earlier I start the less chance I finish after dark.
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@Beachgrad05, the route this year is much easier than in the past (even those were easy). I've ridden all these roads and if you start at 6:30 there in NO way you're finishing in the dark!

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/11646465
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