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Wanna know about group rides? This is your post.
« on: March 07, 2008, 04:21:56 pm »
Post up any group rides going on.

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When:
Where: (to and from where)
How Long:
Type: (Fun, No drop, Training)
Type of bike you're RECOMMENDING! (Fixed, MTB, Road etc. etc. etc.)
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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2008, 10:51:35 pm »
SUNDAY MORNING COFFEE RIDES!!! EVERY SUNDAY AT 10AM, MEET BEHIND SBS

Yo kids, if you wanna get your ride and your drink on (coffee that is) hit up our Sunday morning coffee rides, they leave from behind the Ski and Bike Shop at 10AM every Sunday morning, rain or shine, cold or really cold. Don't know where Ski and Bike is? Have you been living under a rock or something? the shop is at 1711 S. Washington St. right between blockbuster and the dollar store. This is a moderate paced social ride with a no drop policy. Rides will be around 3 to 5 miles (not counting your ride to the shop) Until the weather gets nicer. Fat tires and low gears are recommended for snowy conditions. The ride will end at Dakota Harvest Bakery so be sure to bring a lock if you plan on heading in for coffee and confections. The ride is self supported, so bring what you think you need to fix your bike if it breaks. If you roll on 700c's I might have a tube that you can borrow, otherwise you're outta luck. See you there. 
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« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2008, 06:56:33 pm »
The morning ride was excellent. Those who couldn't make it... you missed a classic guardrail laying the fixed gear down in front of a pickup truck. Nice work front TIRE!
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2008, 07:36:13 pm »
I'm sorry I missed it, the time change threw me for a loop and I woke up around 10:15.  Blech.
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« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2008, 10:09:35 pm »
Hahahaha! "Allegedly" :-P

Its weekly... We'll see you sometime Im sure.
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2008, 12:31:22 pm »
There is a group ride today. 3/19 leaving from the Union at 5:30pm SHARP. (Get there earlier)

This is officially a "No Drop" ride. You will not be left behind.

The route will be the Merrifield loop. It is approximately 25 miles.

Road bikes are recommended.
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« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2008, 04:08:48 pm »
Front of Union or back of Union? ;)
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« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2008, 04:12:36 pm »
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« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2008, 04:15:05 pm »
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« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2008, 12:41:46 am »
The sunday ride is STILL going out. Even tho its easter. We'll just be cruisin' tryin to get clobbered by some church goers.
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« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2008, 01:42:41 am »
Bike shop 10am. 3/30.
Casual. Riding to Dakota harvest. Eating goodness.
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« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2008, 01:50:43 pm »
Mondays are officially the No-Drop group rides from here on out.

All details are TBD but should be:

Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm Mondays.
Ride: As decided. No shorter than 20 miles.
Bike rec: Road.

This ride is to be utilized by the team as a recovery ride so the pace/mood will be casual, cheery and conversational. All are welcome.

As always. Helmets are required.
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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2008, 04:49:56 pm »
Cool.  I was going to suggest an Andy Hampsten birthday ride next Monday.
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« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2008, 07:35:25 pm »
There will be a group ride going out on Thursday April 3rd.
Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm
Ride: See poll.
Bicycle recommendation: based on poll.

As always... helmets are required.
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« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2008, 09:02:39 am »
I will not be able to attend today's ride. :\
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« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2008, 11:59:21 am »
I also will not make it this evening, there've been some problems at my house that need attention.  Beek, are you able to ride earlier?  If so, give me a call:  218-791-2640.  Peace out fellas, have a good ride this evening.  Later!

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« Reply #16 on: April 03, 2008, 03:03:32 pm »
I think Thursdays group ride may have somehow fallen through? Anyone plans on going... post here or call me.
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« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2008, 10:46:24 am »
Just a reminder!!

Mondays are officially the No-Drop group rides from here on out.

All details are TBD but should be:

Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm Mondays.
Ride: As decided. No shorter than 20 miles.
Bike rec: Road.

This ride is to be utilized by the team as a recovery ride so the pace/mood will be casual, cheery and conversational. All are welcome.

As always. Helmets are required.
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« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2008, 11:31:06 pm »
Looking for a Training Ride or even a No Drop Ride, or at least people to ride with. I can ride anytime Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. pretty open. leaving from campus works best but Ski and Bike shop works for me


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« Reply #19 on: April 07, 2008, 11:55:15 pm »
Hey Felt. I sent you a PM with details. If you read through this thread you'll have an idea of when rides are going out.

Welcome aboard!
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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2008, 02:05:51 pm »
As of right now the Sunday morning coffee ride will be happening.

Who: All riders this is a FUN ride.
What: All bikes. (Most of us will probably be on our commuters)
Where: Behind SBS
When: As of right now 10am (does anyone have a time preference? This week MAY be able to be flexible because "technically" none of us have to work cuz we all should be in KS)
Why: Why the heck not?

Questions... ask. Suggestions for times? Post up.
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Sunday Morning Ride 4/13
« Reply #21 on: April 12, 2008, 11:22:45 pm »
Yo, everybody needs to make it out to the ride this Sunday morning. As always we will be meeting behind Ski and Bike at 10AM. If you're not there, then there must be something wrong with you. For serious dudes, we're not racing, so lets at least go wreak some bicycle havoc around Grand Forks. I expect excuses to be posted if you're not going to show up, and they better be good.
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« Reply #22 on: April 13, 2008, 01:59:34 am »
Who: Everyone.
What: Fun Ride downtown.
Where: Behind Ski Bike Shop. Riding to (most likely) Dakota Harvest.
When: 10am.
Why: As Toaster has stated... if you aren't making this ride, something is wrong with you.
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« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2008, 11:49:19 am »
My excuse is that I was out late last night and I left my article to write again.

I should be able to go out sometime today though, with any luck.
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« Reply #24 on: April 13, 2008, 03:24:55 pm »
I've got church
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« Reply #25 on: April 14, 2008, 10:14:08 am »
Yo, are we doing a no drop today at 5:30?

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« Reply #26 on: April 14, 2008, 10:23:11 am »
I will be riding with you guys today. looking for training so the more work the better. its still 5:30 at the union right?

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« Reply #27 on: April 14, 2008, 12:43:00 pm »
Today is a no-drop ride.

Nothing has changed.

Pace will be comfortable.

5:30 at the Union.
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« Reply #28 on: April 14, 2008, 12:58:10 pm »
I enjoy comfortable paces.
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« Reply #29 on: April 15, 2008, 10:42:30 am »
crud.. I need to start checking this for group rides. I went by myself yesterday at like 5pm.

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« Reply #30 on: April 15, 2008, 11:07:55 am »
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« Reply #31 on: April 16, 2008, 01:16:58 pm »
Hey crew I was thinking about doing a minnesota loop anytime friday sat or sunday maybe two this weekend if it is possible...any takers?

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« Reply #32 on: April 18, 2008, 06:37:37 pm »
Anyone up for a Sunday morning coffee ride this weekend?

10am behind SBS is the norm. Im open to suggestions.
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« Reply #33 on: April 18, 2008, 08:19:52 pm »
Is there no race this weekend?
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« Reply #34 on: April 19, 2008, 11:51:10 am »
talking about a MN loop, I am up for it, how many miles and whats the pace?

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« Reply #35 on: April 19, 2008, 02:17:02 pm »
Hey  buddy so the minnesota loop is approx 45 miles ish...pace will be determined on the day we do it. Me and DC might be doing it tomorrow. let us know if you are interested. My number is xxx-xxx-xxxx. laters

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« Reply #36 on: April 19, 2008, 04:54:22 pm »
yea, I just rode 20 yesterday, 35today and I to rest my legs so they can rebuild a little. so im going to bail on tomorrows (sundays MN loop ride) but I will be there monday night to try and kick myself into a little better shape. thanks guys. see ya soon

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« Reply #37 on: April 21, 2008, 09:36:29 am »
This week isn't looking especially great for wx.

As for the group ride this evening Monday (4/21). There is a cold front pushing through. Expect some good T-storms early afternoon. Followed by temps into the low 30's.

I'll keep you updated on the wx. If its crappy outside... I won't be riding (no need to)... if others are going to go and want to carry the group ride, feel free to post up.
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« Reply #38 on: April 21, 2008, 11:50:16 am »
if people are riding i'll probably go. let me know

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« Reply #39 on: April 21, 2008, 01:19:54 pm »
I think I will probably hit the trainer its supposed to be nicer tomorrow

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« Reply #40 on: April 21, 2008, 01:33:21 pm »
I unfortunately have another engagement.  I'm also still recovering a little from racing a 5K on Saturday, so it looks like no ride today.
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« Reply #41 on: April 21, 2008, 03:42:52 pm »
Mario and I are going to abstain from riding today as well.

Tomorrow, however, we are going to try and hit up something a little longer at about 5:30.
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« Reply #42 on: April 21, 2008, 03:55:23 pm »
how many miles are you going to do? if im invited I might try and make it. I really need to get my riding legs back.

let me know

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« Reply #43 on: April 21, 2008, 04:01:59 pm »
how many miles are you going to do? if im invited I might try and make it. I really need to get my riding legs back.

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« Reply #44 on: April 21, 2008, 04:02:29 pm »
Post up any group rides going on.

Give a,
When:
Where: (to and from where)
How Long:
Type: (Fun, No drop, Training)
Type of bike you're RECOMMENDING! (Fixed, MTB, Road etc. etc. etc.)
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« Reply #45 on: April 21, 2008, 04:33:12 pm »
Regarding tomorrow's ride:

Tomorrow, 4/22 Tuesday, @ 5:15pm
From the Union, longer ride, 35-45 miles, depending on time available, to be established on the spot
No drop, training ride, everybody welcome
Road bike recomended

See you all there!
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« Reply #46 on: April 21, 2008, 04:36:13 pm »
Hooray!
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« Reply #47 on: April 24, 2008, 09:23:51 am »
Today, Thursday 04/24 @5:15pm, at the Union

Easy ride, around 25 miles

Bikes recommended: road

NO drop ride, everybody welcome

If the weather is nasty-don't come

Hope to see you all there!



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« Reply #48 on: April 24, 2008, 11:15:36 am »
Today, Thursday 04/24 @5:15pm, at the Union

Easy ride, around 25 miles

Bikes recommended: road

NO drop ride, everybody welcome

If the weather is nasty-don't come

Hope to see you all there!

What he means is: If the weather is nasty, don't come because no one will be there. Define nasty though?

It's just going to be windy and cold and REALLY cold. I think you'll be free of precipitation though.
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« Reply #49 on: April 24, 2008, 03:32:58 pm »
Precipitation is what I consider nasty, I know it's cold, but we've ridden in colder weather.
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« Reply #50 on: April 24, 2008, 04:39:42 pm »
I think I take that back.It is not only cold but it is windy 25-31mph!I will pass todays ride and focus on my classes.Peace out!
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« Reply #51 on: April 27, 2008, 10:12:40 pm »
Anyone up for group Turtle River trail rides?  I'm thinking weekly trips (probably Sunday late afternoons or early evenings).  I have enough room on my rack for two other bikes otherwise you'd need your own transportation.

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« Reply #52 on: April 27, 2008, 10:23:04 pm »
im in...

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« Reply #53 on: April 28, 2008, 09:23:40 am »
Just a reminder:


"Mondays are officially the No-Drop group rides from here on out.

All details are TBD but should be:

Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm Mondays.
Ride: As decided. No shorter than 20 miles.
Bike rec: Road.

This ride is to be utilized by the team as a recovery ride so the pace/mood will be casual, cheery and conversational. All are welcome.

As always. Helmets are required."
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« Reply #54 on: April 28, 2008, 10:23:30 am »
see ya there mario ;)

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« Reply #55 on: April 28, 2008, 01:35:00 pm »
Not sure if I'll make the group ride today, need to check my schedule at the shop. I'll be there if I can

Totally down for rides at TR. Although I think that traditionally the guys from SBS ride on Saturday evenings. I know that last year there was a bit of dissatisfaction when we tried to organize Sunday evening TR rides instead of Saturday. You might want to check with the guys at SBS about what they will be doing for their TR rides this year (I haven't really heard much talk around the shop as of yet). Keep us informed though, I can't wait to hit the trails!
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« Reply #56 on: April 28, 2008, 02:18:13 pm »
You gotta love those cheery rides at 48 degrees (8 degrees C).  I'll try to be there, but we'll see what comes up.
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« Reply #57 on: April 28, 2008, 02:46:01 pm »
Just found out I have to work, sorry guys. Stay warm.
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« Reply #58 on: April 28, 2008, 03:12:54 pm »
Sorry it's a bit short notice, but I was thinking maybe a fun-er ride today. 

Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm
Ride: Greenway, downtown, wherever
Bike rec: Fixie, MTB, single speed...whatever you've got.

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« Reply #59 on: April 28, 2008, 04:18:28 pm »
Ooo, I'm interested!
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« Reply #60 on: April 28, 2008, 04:29:14 pm »
??? I think to avoid trying to figure out what we are doing with t minus two minutes until ride time I am gonna do my own thing...

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« Reply #61 on: April 28, 2008, 04:43:56 pm »
alright, I'm going to give it a go.  first ride for the "noob".  I'll be there at 5:30.

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« Reply #62 on: April 28, 2008, 04:53:26 pm »
Yeah squad... lets not play the change of plans game 2 hours before we leave. Some people plan for this ride all day long and it gets really frustrating when a ride that has been going out consistently on a monday and has been planned gets changed.

The "official" no drop ride will be in effect. If other peeps want to do other things thats totally fine, but I just didn't want people to think the plans have changed.

No drop
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Road bikes
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« Reply #63 on: April 28, 2008, 05:05:42 pm »
OR
Location: Memorial Union.
Time: 5:30pm
Ride: Greenway, downtown, wherever
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« Reply #64 on: April 29, 2008, 10:28:00 am »
sick ride yesterday... just wanna thank all you guys who went, let me ride, gave me advice on proper technique, and introduced me into group riding!

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« Reply #65 on: April 29, 2008, 04:23:35 pm »
For anyone coming to the meeting tomorrow night (at the Union, Memorial Room, 7-8pm.)  be sure to bring your bikes!  We'll be hitting up an evening fun ride around GF after the meeting.  Maybe some parking ramps, skate parks... we'll see where we end up. 
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« Reply #66 on: April 30, 2008, 11:57:14 am »
so do you guys do any other weekly rides other than the sunday morning and monday afternoon/evening ones?

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« Reply #67 on: April 30, 2008, 12:18:44 pm »
Baderade... we do in fact roll lots of group rides.

Those are the only "official" scheduled ones so that people have something to expect. Now that the collegiate season is over, things will start to pick up and rides will go out more frequently.

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« Reply #68 on: April 30, 2008, 02:59:43 pm »
Turtle River Ride!!!!!!!

When: Sunday at 5:30
Where: meet at the union, can drive out from there
How long: play it by ear, back by about 8:00?
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« Reply #69 on: April 30, 2008, 03:29:03 pm »
I'll more than likely be coming to the TR ride. however I might be a bit late because I have to work at SBS until 5:30. If anybody needs to get out there a bit later and needs a ride, I could maybe accommodate one more person in my car, but I don't have a rack or anything so it might be tight.

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« Reply #70 on: April 30, 2008, 03:52:22 pm »
Do we need a helmet for the ride at 5:30 sunday cause i don't have a helmet up here?
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« Reply #71 on: April 30, 2008, 04:09:29 pm »
Yes, helmets are a necessity at TR. Although you are free to do as you wish, the first time I went to TR I wondered if I should bring a helmet or not, I did thinking it was better to be safe than sorry. I was extremely happy that I brought one, as there were a few instances where I nearly bashed my head into a tree. I'm sure that somebody can lend you one, the only extra helmet that I have is my old BMX helmet, so I'll toss that in my car in case you need it. If somebody else has a helmet that they would be willing to volunteer, let us know.

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« Reply #72 on: April 30, 2008, 04:30:28 pm »
I have an extra helmet that I can lend.It's nice TREK helmet.I will pass it to Yost.
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« Reply #73 on: April 30, 2008, 09:15:41 pm »
Sandman has been ghosting for awhile. We just finally got some more MTB involvement.

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« Reply #74 on: May 03, 2008, 02:43:33 pm »
Tomorrow (5/4) - Minnesota loop
Leaving from Union
2pm
Nice and long, casual pace
Mainly for those not able to make TR ride
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« Reply #75 on: May 03, 2008, 03:04:18 pm »
Today (sorry it's so short notice)
Course to be decided upon arrival
Leaving from Union
5pm
A little shorter (90min or so), Still pretty casual
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« Reply #76 on: May 03, 2008, 10:41:33 pm »
Sunday morning ride.

Meet BEHIND ski and bike @ 10am. Commuters.

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« Reply #77 on: May 06, 2008, 08:54:14 am »
Tomorrow (5/7)
Leaving from the Union at 5pm
Thompson loop, maybe?
Let me know what you think!
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« Reply #78 on: May 06, 2008, 09:14:40 am »
Thursday Morning ride
Probably Merrifield (I have to be back before my parents get into town)
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« Reply #79 on: May 06, 2008, 07:19:50 pm »
The wednesday ride will probably be the last "full" ride of the year. Most of us are leaving at the end of this week. It would be totally awesome to have everyone out.
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« Reply #80 on: May 06, 2008, 11:40:40 pm »
yo kids, what time is the Wed. ride going to be? I might actually be able to make it to this one!
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« Reply #81 on: May 07, 2008, 01:30:03 am »
5pm, Yoster.
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« Reply #82 on: May 07, 2008, 12:28:18 pm »
how far will the ride be?

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« Reply #83 on: May 07, 2008, 02:50:07 pm »
Around 30 miles or so.
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« Reply #84 on: May 07, 2008, 03:05:41 pm »
sweet.  I'll be there.

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« Reply #85 on: May 08, 2008, 12:51:21 pm »
Weekly trail ride at Turtle River
When: Every Sunday at 6:00 (Meet at about 5:40 at the union for anyone that wants to carpool)
How long: Ride until about 7:30

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« Reply #86 on: May 27, 2008, 10:50:48 pm »
There is going to be  weakly time trail at Merrifield.It is going to take place every Wednesday at 6:30 and it is organized by the GF Tri club. Sometimes there is just couple people, sometimes there is ten and more.If you want to have some fun riding TT come and check it out.Officially it will start next week but I might be there tomorrow.Hope to se you there!

So again:
When: Every Wednesday at 6:30pm
Where: Merrifield
What : Time Trail

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« Reply #87 on: June 03, 2008, 01:40:01 pm »
Urban Assault Ride

When: This Thursday at 7:00 pm
What:  Just cruise around town on your mountain bike, cruiser, commuter, whatever.
Where: Meet at the Market Square downtown (right before the demer's bridge on the way to east GF... across from amazing grains)

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« Reply #88 on: June 04, 2008, 09:47:15 am »
Rain or shine?

I'll be there.
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« Reply #89 on: June 04, 2008, 03:48:44 pm »
Rain or shine?

I'll be there.

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« Reply #90 on: June 04, 2008, 07:17:57 pm »
Which of these rides are still going through the summer?  I'm at UND for the month and would love to have some people to ride with.

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« Reply #91 on: June 04, 2008, 11:04:58 pm »
I know that Wednesday TT is on, Sunday afternoon MTB at Turtle River Park is on, Sunday morning coffee ride is on,Urban Assault is on, and other than that I'm not sure.Any others I missed??
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« Reply #92 on: June 05, 2008, 12:33:34 am »
No. But Weezers Red Album is AMAZING!
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« Reply #93 on: June 09, 2008, 09:01:18 am »
Is anybody up for a Saturday morning group ride?

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« Reply #94 on: June 09, 2008, 01:59:27 pm »
I am up for Sat. morning-what will you be riding?

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« Reply #95 on: June 11, 2008, 01:06:28 pm »
I'd like to do 40-60mi, but I'm more than willing to do multiple loops if anyone wants a shorter ride

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« Reply #96 on: June 11, 2008, 01:19:37 pm »
What time are you thinking about going?

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« Reply #97 on: June 11, 2008, 03:47:43 pm »
How about 8 on saturday morning?

Does anyone still ride the TT when there's wind like this (30+mph?)

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« Reply #98 on: June 11, 2008, 05:40:15 pm »
Just think of it as a hill course.
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« Reply #99 on: June 12, 2008, 10:58:38 am »
Hey Fish! I will be up for Saturday morning ride.I just think that at 8 it might be still pretty cold in GF.If you are willing to wait till 9 or 10 it would be good.If not, I will go at 8 anyway:-) I have enough warm cloths.

Regarding TT, I will still show up even if the wind is strong.The only time I will not show up is when it's raining.I cannot speak for others though.
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« Reply #100 on: June 12, 2008, 09:26:06 pm »
I need to be on the road by 9, but I can get to a meeting place (i.e. the bike shop) anytime, just let me know.

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« Reply #101 on: June 13, 2008, 01:11:35 am »
9:00 am in front of the Memorial Union,is this OK??
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« Reply #102 on: June 13, 2008, 06:45:49 am »
Sounds great!

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« Reply #103 on: June 13, 2008, 12:01:30 pm »
Mountain bike trip...

Anyone up for a weekend trip to MN to do some mt biking, beverage consumption, and camping?  I'm thinking maybe Lutsen, maybe Afton Alps... unless others have ideas.  Probably one of the first weekends in July?  Let's get this going!

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« Reply #104 on: June 13, 2008, 05:45:05 pm »
9am it is ,tomorrow, in fronmt of the Union.Everybody is welcome.the more people the better!!
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« Reply #105 on: June 16, 2008, 11:26:32 am »
Mountain bike trip...

Anyone up for a weekend trip to MN to do some mt biking, beverage consumption, and camping?  I'm thinking maybe Lutsen, maybe Afton Alps... unless others have ideas.  Probably one of the first weekends in July?  Let's get this going!

I have no ideas where these places are, but I am definitely interested for some cycling once my thesis is done (about that time).
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« Reply #106 on: June 16, 2008, 01:14:06 pm »
Wednesday night urban ride.
Meet downtown in at the market square at 8:00 pm.
Ride the bike of your choice.
If Brian shows up, watch him TRY to ride trials.

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« Reply #107 on: June 16, 2008, 07:49:34 pm »
Any interest in a "stage race" involving the Greater Grand Forks Adult Entertainment Establishments...ie, the bars!

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« Reply #108 on: June 16, 2008, 07:53:46 pm »
GF's newest race "sear(s)ies"!!!!

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Any interest in a "stage race" involving the Greater Grand Forks Adult Entertainment Establishments Stage Race...ie, the bars!

we'll also look in2 rezerwreckting the Greater Grand Forks Gravity Race Series

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« Reply #109 on: June 16, 2008, 08:03:23 pm »
Mountain bike trip...

Anyone up for a weekend trip to MN to do some mt biking, beverage consumption, and camping?  I'm thinking maybe Lutsen, maybe Afton Alps... unless others have ideas.  Probably one of the first weekends in July?  Let's get this going!

I have no ideas where these places are, but I am definitely interested for some cycling once my thesis is done (about that time).


Do Elk River on ur way 2 the cities and then ride Lebanon, & Theodore Wirth, and the river bottoms in the minnieappleless area....I know there are others and will seek out info 4u....

even cooler is Levis-Trow mound in Wisco and Rock Lake around Hayward Wisco

Lutsen is alright....Afton is good.....have heard good things about Mt Kato in mankato

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« Reply #110 on: June 26, 2008, 10:43:00 pm »
Urban ride tomorrow (Friday)
Meet downtown at the market square at 8:00 pm
Ride the bike of your choice.

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« Reply #111 on: June 27, 2008, 12:01:22 pm »
Urban, as in hucking off of stuff right? I think beak might have thought more like an around town ride. Not that it wouldn't be fun to tag along. I guess I just wasn't sure weather or not beak is into jumping off of stuff, or crashing into said stuff.
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« Reply #112 on: July 09, 2008, 01:54:05 am »
TWO rides.  Contain yourselves (all two of you that might show up).

1) Sounds like a hub ride Wednesday night (9:00 pm).  If you're interested, show up at the back of the shop.  last time we had people on fixies AND mt bikes.  It was fun stuff.

2) Urban ride Friday night at 7 pm meet at the market square downtown... this should be clarified as "urban assault"... hucking off stuff, falling, crashing, not any of the mentioned, whatever you please.



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« Reply #113 on: July 17, 2008, 12:54:32 am »
I'm thinking a harder/faster Turtle River ride this weekend on Friday (with beers to follow) in addition to the Sunday night ride....

So here it is:

Friday at 6:00 pm.  If you want to carpool give me a call 701-330-8944.

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« Reply #114 on: July 17, 2008, 01:09:34 am »
Unfortunately I won't be able to make it to this one. I have a meeting at 7 and I promised to hang out with the lady afterward. That means the rest of ya's are going to have to pick up the slack so that mark has somebody to ride with. Mario, I know you like to go fast, so go tear it up.
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« Reply #115 on: July 18, 2008, 01:29:31 pm »
I would probably come but Tiff and I planed camping this weekend long time ago.Sorry!
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« Reply #116 on: July 20, 2008, 01:45:02 pm »
Yo allies in pedaling, not to take away from the Sunday evening rides out at TR, but there is going to be a unicycle rally this evening at the ralph at 6:00. You do not have to have any unicycle experience in order to attend. There will be plenty on uni's for people to try out, and there will be riders of all skill levels attending (I myself pretty much suck at riding uni, but after all crashing is fun right?). Hope to see some of you there!
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« Reply #117 on: July 30, 2008, 04:46:52 pm »
Anybody interested in doing a hub ride tonight? It's been a couple of weeks since the last one, so I thought that people might be ready to exercise some demons. 9pm behind the shop for interested parties. 
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« Reply #118 on: August 10, 2008, 04:28:17 pm »
Anybody riding at TR tonight?  Barring that, anyone up for an around town (not hucking off stuff) ride?
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« Reply #119 on: August 16, 2008, 12:22:09 pm »
If anyone wants to carpool to TR tomorrow, give me a call. 330-8944.  It has been two weeks, and two weeks too long.

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« Reply #120 on: August 20, 2008, 11:24:44 am »
Anybody up for a ride tomorrow morning? We could do a road ride, or we could go ride the 4-wheeler trails down by the river. I was thinking of meeting up around 8:30 or 9am. Let me know what you guys think.
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« Reply #121 on: August 20, 2008, 01:42:43 pm »
I would be interested in a road ride if we met earlier, 7:30-8:00.
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« Reply #122 on: August 20, 2008, 03:56:04 pm »
Ha, I was going to say I'm up for trails.
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« Reply #123 on: August 20, 2008, 10:41:37 pm »
Alright, lets do a trail ride at 9:00. Meet at the union and we'll go from there.
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« Reply #124 on: August 24, 2008, 03:55:49 pm »
I'm driving out to Turtle River this evening, if anyone wants a ride they can ring me up or post here (I'll leave about 5:30).
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« Reply #125 on: August 27, 2008, 04:11:42 pm »
This thread is now locked.  Be not sad, though.

Click here for the new group ride thread!
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