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42Ride: A huge bike ride across the country. And people get paid to do it?!

Old 06-02-09, 05:38 PM
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anyone know the details for payment? I've been hesitant to ask because I didn't want to aoyd like I'm only doing thisfor money but now I'm just curious. If you want to pm mr details that'd rule
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Old 06-04-09, 09:44 AM
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Sweet, I made it in due to a drop out.

I was told payment would be direct deposit.
3000 + 25/day*55 days + 800 travel = 5175 - taxes. I think I payed 4000 dollars or so the last time I did a tour

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Old 06-04-09, 10:05 AM
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Congrats, Dan!
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Maybe there was a felon in our midst, and it was a forced dropout! Great for you, Dan! See you in NYC.
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congragulations to all who made the cut. Have fun and ride safe. I just got my rejection letter yesterday. Now back to summer plans A through F.

Maby I should not have told them I can't drink?
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Old 06-04-09, 01:47 PM
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I am also bringing Chico, my dog. I think that was what clinched my last minute spot despite having given them a bogus phone number. The recruiter seemed to think it would add some spice to the group. It will be an adventure dragging his ass (45 lbs) along.
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Old 06-04-09, 02:03 PM
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Congratulations Dan.
Do you have a pic of Chico?
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Old 06-04-09, 02:13 PM
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Haha, wow. Kind of exciting. What breed is Chico!? And a picture is necessary at this point IMO!
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Old 06-04-09, 03:53 PM
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well i have to say i'm a little jealous and regret not applying now that all my internship/job plans for this summer fell through. Congrats to everyone who made it though.
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Old 06-04-09, 04:09 PM
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He's a mutt I picked up in Mexico. I know I was suckered by the puppy eyes.
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I hope we end up doing the same route, haha.
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Thanks for the pic. He is cute.
If he can pull on a rope, I know two old guys he could help pull up the hills.
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Old 06-04-09, 05:24 PM
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Wow. This is awesome. I wish I had known. Good luck.
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Im on the ride as well.
And I hope Im on the same route as chico!!
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Is everyone aware that there are two threads on this topic operating right now? The other is here:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...08#post9057908
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Old 06-08-09, 07:19 AM
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.... I just got my rejection letter yesterday. ...
You got a rejection letter? Anyone else? I got nothing! Sheesh, now I'm wondering if they got my application letter(s) at all.... oh, well! My wife got a fellowship this summer, so someone's got to stay home with the kids and the dogs....
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rhm, I also didn't receive any rejection/response. It's too bad that we can't be part of it, but I wish all the bikeforums riders a safe and amazing ride!!
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I'm doing the southern route
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I'm doing the southern route
As well. Did you figure out your transportation 'plans' for Chico!?
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rhm, I also didn't receive any rejection/response. It's too bad that we can't be part of it, but I wish all the bikeforums riders a safe and amazing ride!!
Absolutely. I'm glad Bikeforums will be well represented, by on-line friends no less, and I plan to enjoy the tour vicariously.
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As well. Did you figure out your transportation 'plans' for Chico!?
Even though they were enthusiastic about me bringing a dog originally, now I am hearing that it might not be logistically possible because of hotels and events in the city. It would definitely take some of the fun out of it to leave him behind.
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Old 06-10-09, 10:22 AM
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Even though they were enthusiastic about me bringing a dog originally, now I am hearing that it might not be logistically possible because of hotels and events in the city. It would definitely take some of the fun out of it to leave him behind.
Bummer.

Actually, it's Nota-problem! Just tell Nick that, if he'll let me tag along with all you guyz, on my bike, I'll be happy to stay back (at campsites, if necessary) and look after Chico, while you guyz go off and do all your fancy hotel stays and media promotions things.

*Hmmm..."43Ride", that has a nice ring to it*
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Even though they were enthusiastic about me bringing a dog originally, now I am hearing that it might not be logistically possible because of hotels and events in the city. It would definitely take some of the fun out of it to leave him behind.
Aw
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Old 06-17-09, 09:57 AM
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Bump

How's this thing going?
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Bump

How's this thing going?
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=547542
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