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Old 03-15-19, 09:44 AM
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Anyone doing the 2019 Lobster Ride?

Scheduled for next weekend, Saturday March 23rd.

My only riding partner will be out of town, so I should be going solo.
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Old 03-16-19, 02:16 AM
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this in in socal?!
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I know some riders who have done it. I donít think Iím quite up to 14k feet including the ski lifts. Good luck to any of you who give it a go.
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It is in SoCal, but I am assuming you are working on that day.

https://www.facebook.com/events/lobs...1297495280884/
https://events.com/r/en_US/registrat...e-march-755442

I do not think there will be enough daylight hours for me to finish it. At a minimum I will go up to Baldy and bail before going up to Crystal Lake.
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oh...that lobster ride. yah, working. not in that kinda shape currently (nor ever) anyway. could maybe manage a third of that with generous tailwinds. you got that, tb.
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Mmmm... garlic butterrrr.... Alright I'm a maybe.
What's the latest post-Winter condition report on the road up to Crystal Lake?
If I make it, I'll be the wannabe-Lemondrian on the white Schwinn Sherman Tank ('86 Peloton).


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Feeling more pumped after looking at the map and elevation profile, however it looks the ride would more aptly be named the Wacky Waving Inflatable Flailing Arms Tube Man Ride.



Most likely make it. Comrade Jimmy? You up for some suffering and a late lunch?
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