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MUP Dairies.....

Old 08-05-14, 03:24 PM
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MUP Diaries.....typo fixed

Ok I admit I don't ride on the MUP very often, but I just wanted to cruise today since I'm getting over an illness that knocked my off the bike for a few weeks, so I'd thought I visit the local MUP for a shortish ride.

I started this thread with the intent that others will add to the weirdness seen on your local MUP trails...

Advice to the old guy who was riding with his wife at about 14-15mph when I passed them going maybe 19-20 ? I'm not racing anyone.. I'm riding on the hoods minding my own business while you drop your wife..pass me going 20-21mpg and continue to "race" me for a couple miles before you finally decide maybe you should wait for your wife again. Dude you are stupid. That is all.

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So are you. I think you meant "diaries" instead of "dairies."
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Well, if we're talking dairies we have an old orange packing plant next to our MUP. Sunkist's very first. It appears to be turn of the last century vintage and now they make "wood" products there. The MUP is the old rail line that used to ship those oranges all over the good ol' US of A.
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I love the smell of dairy air.

Or is that derriere?
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Somebody ask about MUP Fairies?

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Originally Posted by Doohickie
So are you. I think you meant "diaries" instead of "dairies."
Classic and well done.
Here comes the avalanche of MUP put downs.
I ride a lot on the local MUP which is long closed road and ridden by racers to oldsters.
Its all out there...every permutation of humanity. Met a ton of great people and a handful of real jerks. Kind of like society.
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Originally Posted by spdntrxi
Advice to the old guy who was riding with his wife at about 14-15mph when I passed them going maybe 19-20 ? I'm not racing anyone.. I'm riding on the hoods minding my own business while you drop your wife..pass me going 20-21mpg and continue to "race" me for a couple miles before you finally decide maybe you should wait for your wife again. Dude you are stupid. That is all.
How do you know they are married?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
How do you know they are married?
because they were not talking....
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Originally Posted by Doohickie
So are you. I think you meant "diaries" instead of "dairies."

yes but since (post7) my typo is ok now.
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please post this to the parks and recreation forum where it belongs. if you're going 20mph on a MUP, you're doing it wrong.
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Well, this thread is obviously not going as planned.
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Originally Posted by pdedes
please post this to the parks and recreation forum where it belongs. if you're going 20mph on a MUP, you're doing it wrong.
Not so. MUP's are not created equal. On the MUP I ride, A groups paceline at 23-25 mph. Its called a trail but is as wide as a city street.
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Road bikes do not belong on a MUP
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I try to stay away from them. Too many cow pies.

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My wife was riding the San Diego Creek trail in Irvine, CA last weekend. Got run off the path by a large group of road cyclists all kitted out and spooled up, riding 4 abreast, yelling ahead to everyone to get out of their way. Really, what's the point of this, to terrify parents, little kids, dog walkers, joggers, etc.?
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I always win the race on the MUP because ours are full of tight turns and I corner better.
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Originally Posted by jimincalif
Got run off the path by a large group of road cyclists all kitted out and spooled up, riding 4 abreast, yelling ahead to everyone to get out of their way. Really, what's the point of this, to terrify parents, little kids, dog walkers, joggers, etc.?
MUP racers. MUP racers are idiots.
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it stinks riding past dairies. once i rode past one and the slurry of cow poo running across the country lane was awful. my wheel threw some up on my legs.
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Originally Posted by jimincalif
My wife was riding the San Diego Creek trail in Irvine, CA last weekend. Got run off the path by a large group of road cyclists all kitted out and spooled up, riding 4 abreast, yelling ahead to everyone to get out of their way. Really, what's the point of this, to terrify parents, little kids, dog walkers, joggers, etc.?

th point is to be aholes.
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my wheel threw some up on my legs.
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