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Old 10-13-10, 07:52 PM
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It is time for pie. (forum ride anyone?)

Sunday, Sunday SUNDAY!

November 7, 2010. A group of intrepid souls will be departing Escondido for a journey into interesting parts. Challenge your mind and body! Make the mountains your youknowwhat. Departing at 7 AM from the Starbucks, 302 West Valley Parkway, Escondido. (Across from the movie theatre, plenty of parking there or at the bus/train station 2 blocks west). East out of town through Valley Center, over Palomar to Santa Ysabel via Mesa Grande. Enjoy some hot pie and other foods. Old Julian Highway to Ramona, then Highland Valley all the way and up into Escondido to finish. Randonneuring pace (not in a hurry but not lagging). Route slips will be provided should anyone feel the need for one.

This is the route 100 ish miles with a bit of climbing.

Right then, who's in besides me? I'm also posting this invite to the clubs I ride with (NCCC and SD Randonneurs). Hopefully it will be a pretty nice group. Pictures will be taken. Muscles will be achin'. Spirits and bones will not be breaking. (no crashing you guys, seriously).
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Count me in and if the pace is that casual, I might bring my commuter bike & dog.
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Anyone? You guys have gotten soft.
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i'm game


ooh chris is bringing the belt-driven, internally-geared hub dutch bike?! let us do a town bike pie ride! i'll bring my xtracycle

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Alas, I haven't done a ride over 50 miles since April. *hangs head in shame*

The only way I'd make 100 miles and up Palomar is if I was sitting in the basket with Chris's dog.
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Crud. Count me back out again. I'm seeing a knee surgeon on Monday 11/8.
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Crud. Count me back out again. I'm seeing a knee surgeon on Monday 11/8.


That doesn't sound like fun.
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It's more fun than letting my knee deteriorate to the point of never turning a pedal again.
I'll just clear all the bicycles out of my living room & bedroom, take down the Hinault & Lemond posters, and try to think about something else for a month or so.
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Originally Posted by CbadRider
Alas, I haven't done a ride over 50 miles since April. *hangs head in shame*

The only way I'd make 100 miles and up Palomar is if I was sitting in the basket with Chris's dog.
I'd pay money to see that. J/k. Maybe.

Wait. you have a triple. So what's the problem?
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Youch. Good luck with that. Hope it works out ok.
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Originally Posted by calamarichris
It's more fun than letting my knee deteriorate to the point of never turning a pedal again.
I'll just clear all the bicycles out of my living room & bedroom, take down the Hinault & Lemond posters, and try to think about something else for a month or so.
Hey Chris, hope you feel better soon! And if it takes more than a month, so be it. It's winter (kind of), so I don't think it will be too hard for you to drink beer instead of riding a bike.

RobKat, don't you want to chicken out of your own ride and join us up GMR? I think jabantik00 was looking for a carpooling partner. Check the GMR thread.
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Originally Posted by CbadRider
Alas, I haven't done a ride over 50 miles since April. *hangs head in shame*

The only way I'd make 100 miles and up Palomar is if I was sitting in the basket with Chris's dog.
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Crud. Count me back out again. I'm seeing a knee surgeon on Monday 11/8.
I have no excuse. I'm soft.
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Hey Chris, hope you feel better soon! And if it takes more than a month, so be it. It's winter (kind of), so I don't think it will be too hard for you to drink beer instead of riding a bike.

RobKat, don't you want to chicken out of your own ride and join us up GMR? I think jabantik00 was looking for a carpooling partner. Check the GMR thread.
gmr is sat, pie is sun. can do both. yes.
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Originally Posted by calamarichris
It's more fun than letting my knee deteriorate to the point of never turning a pedal again.
I'll just clear all the bicycles out of my living room & bedroom, take down the Hinault & Lemond posters, and try to think about something else for a month or so.
You could always take up racewalking.
I teach class on Saturdays at the Y.
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gmr is sat, pie is sun. can do both. yes.
I'm sure Robertkat can do both. As for me - my masochistic days are over.
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hey Robert. I just started biking so i dont think i could hang on that ride but id love to go out with ya next time you do a more basic ride for sure man
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Speaking of pie, we went to Law's coffee shop in Oak Glen Yucaipa area. Great apple pie.
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did the rare bikeforums weekend double today. was a really nice day, and julian pies and coffee are always good - you all shoulda came. i don't think i fully recovered from gmr/baldy yesterday, and again, i opted to ride my xtracycle. robert and will? (i forget his name) really put the hurt on me. ouch.

i quickly lost contact everytime the road went up:


another beautiful day in san diego. zZZZ
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Originally Posted by jabantik00
did the rare bikeforums weekend double today. was a really nice day, and julian pies and coffee are always good - you all shoulda came. i don't think i fully recovered from gmr/baldy yesterday, and again, i opted to ride my xtracycle. robert and will? (i forget his name) really put the hurt on me. ouch.

i quickly lost contact everytime the road went up:
But dude, you are an animal (in a good way)!
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No kidding Beanz. I almost ran home to get my single speed when he pulled up. That bike is cool as hell though. Absolute perfect day though. You slackers missed out.
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