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Old 03-03-10, 06:59 PM
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Haven't heard much about this weekend's Tour De Sewer in the forums. Anyone planning on riding this year? If so, any suggestions for staying "relatively" dry? 70% chance of rain on Saturday - this may be a wet one
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Old 03-03-10, 09:52 PM
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Maybe because people are riding Gran Fondo in San Diego instead?
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Or maybe because of the rain? I was going to do it but forgot to register b4 2/20 (i know you can register up until the ride) but with the rain and all I'm blowing it off to sleep in. I may still go to the park (I live within a short bike ride from the park) to see what items are for sale (I assume they still/will do that).
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Or maybe because of the rain? I was going to do it but forgot to register b4 2/20 (i know you can register up until the ride) but with the rain and all I'm blowing it off to sleep in. I may still go to the park (I live within a short bike ride from the park) to see what items are for sale (I assume they still/will do that).
Oh well, you pays your money and you takes your chances. I rode last year and had a blast - I never even considered a chance of rain, (after all. we do live in Southern California). Guess its time to go raincoat shopping!!
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I had a good time. It was actually fun riding in the rain on the 30 miler. Driving home, I saw a Tourer walking her bike up Turnbull and it was already almost 11 am, so she accepted a ride up to the feed station at the top.
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Old 03-08-10, 11:17 AM
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I had a good time. It was actually fun riding in the rain on the 30 miler. Driving home, I saw a Tourer walking her bike up Turnbull and it was already almost 11 am, so she accepted a ride up to the feed station at the top.
My son and I rode the 62 miler and had a blast. I was able to keep up with him (more or less) on the flats, but he absolutely smoked me going up Turnbull Canyon. (But he was passing quite a few other riders so I didn't feel so bad!!). The rain was enough to be a nuisance - enough to get you cold and wet, but not enough to make the road conditions too treacherous. There were a lot more hills on the 62 mile course than I thought there would be, but taking them slow and steady, they weren't impossible to overcome. We started the ride around 8:15 and didn't finish until almost 2:00 pm; my biggest motivation for finishing was the bbq chicken because we were starved. Good ride, well organized, and a lot of fun - glad to see the entrance fees are going to a good cause and will definitely ride again next year.

One last note - to the young guy that rode with us on a yellow Schwinn Madison single speed - kudos to you dude! You crushed those hills on ONE GEAR!! Very impressive!!
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i don't know if i will get a reply... but is there a way i can get that 62 mile route on a map or something...? i missed that event...

or how did you get to turnbull canyon..? beverly blvd...? that sounds like a cool route to hit in the summer...


thx...
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i don't know if i will get a reply... but is there a way i can get that 62 mile route on a map or something...? i missed that event...

or how did you get to turnbull canyon..? beverly blvd...? that sounds like a cool route to hit in the summer...


thx...
How's this? I didn't ride it, either, but found this on the Garmin site.
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wow... thanks alot...
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