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    2010 Kennedy Turkey Day Ride

    I'm in




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    Ride info:

    On Thursday, thanksgiving day, meet at Summit Bike shop at 7:45 am.
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...,0.052099&z=15

    The ride will start at 8am and climb up Kennedy road and Kennedy trail. We'll hang out at the top for a couple of hours. The ride will climb about 2700 feet in 7 miles.
    http://www.mtbguru.com/trip/show_sta...urkey-day-ride

    Bring your favorite food or drink to share.

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    I would love to do it. Hopefully my wife will let me. Where is the starting point—at the top of Kennedy Road trailhead? What time?
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    In, in, in.

    We are going for 1000 people. Make it happen. Seriously.

    Meet at 7:30 am. at the Summit Bike Shop. Train departs at 8am and we hang out at the top til noon. Or you can come down earlier like 10am.

    Oh yes, lil Miguel is going for sure.

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    What to bring???

    Vittles I brought in the past include;

    Orange Marmalade Ham
    Mashed Potatoes
    Chocolate and Vanilla Pudding Filled Eclairs
    Roasted Potatoes
    Spicy Green Bean Noodle Salad
    Mini Pumpkin Pie Pockets

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    CHOCOLATE NASTIES!!!!!
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    Sadly enough, I'm out this year b/c of a family/religious thing that afternoon. I wish I could make it though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tsimbu
    IN

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    and of course....

    CHOCOLATE NASTIES!!!!!
    hook line and sinker!

    Sharing is caring!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obi
    Sadly enough, I'm out this year b/c of a family/religious thing that afternoon. I wish I could make it though. You all have fun!! Watch out, I hear there will be a turkey on the loose.
    Every year, I have a family luncheon at noon. It hasn't stopped me yet from attending turkey ride.

    This year will be family dinner though dammit.

    The training has started btw. Ahh, I crack myself up! I asked Miguel how he climbed the whole Jones trail with just a couple quick water breaks when it was a monster struggle before. He said: "i didn't want fall over in front of your friends."



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    In, possibly with a keg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois

    The training has started btw.

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    Great video -- VERY COOL! Is that a 24" CF Ore.. ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by beaverbiker
    In, possibly with a keg.
    Right on. I saw your coworkers yesterday at the trail. Make sure all you Loral buddies go.

    Quote Originally Posted by diver160651
    Great video -- VERY COOL! Is that a 24" CF Ore.. ?
    Thanks. No, that's a 26" road bike. It's his first time on clipless so I had him click and unclick 20x.

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    bringing something just not sure what yet.
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    In... probably with my son.
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    We need to get Bike Party up there. Then it will be game over.

    Does anyone know the organizers?

    I will help tow up Rolling Thunder!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    We need to get Bike Party up there. Then it will be game over.

    Does anyone know the organizers?
    There is a test ride for the Nov route going on Friday Night.
    PM me for details and you can go and invite the crew in person...all while getting a ride in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    We need to get Bike Party up there. Then it will be game over.

    Does anyone know the organizers?

    I will help tow up Rolling Thunder!!!

    If the SJ bike party crowd can actually get up there (which may be asking a bit too much), mass carnage will occur on the way down.

    I want to see someone get flung off the edge on a double high with their beats pumping the whole way down!

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    In. Never been to the South Bay version. I will bring a beer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan G.
    In. Never been to the South Bay version. I will bring a beer.
    I can let you tow up my pony keg! Then you can have more than 1 beer at the top
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan G.
    In. Never been to the South Bay version. I will bring a beer.
    Please bring a keg of Pliny the Younger.

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    In for my 2nd year. I convinced one first-timer to join and I'm working on a couple more.

    Can't wait!

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    Quote Originally Posted by urban turban
    In for my 2nd year. I convinced one first-timer to join and I'm working on a couple more.

    Can't wait!
    Yeah, it'll be my 5th. It always seems like a good idea in early November. Then you wake up Turkey day, it's cold, damp, and come to the stark reality of humping yer stuffz up a 2000' hill.

    I usually talk big on MTBR prior to the event so that it's too hard to flake out and sleep in....

    mmmmm beer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    I can let you tow up my pony keg! Then you can have more than 1 beer at the top
    Happy to help. Never ridden and know Kennedy is steep. Only ridden St. Joe's with friends. Just to be safe I will be on my single speed and bring walking shoes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan G.
    Happy to help. Never ridden and know Kennedy is steep. Only ridden St. Joe's with friends. Just to be safe I will be on my single speed and bring walking shoes
    I think I just got told!
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    The training has started.
    Uh, oh, there's serious competition for the father/son combined time up Kennedy.
    Jeanie and I will be there again. It's always so much fun seeing everyone on top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Meet at 7:30 am. at the Summit Bike Shop.
    Since I will be riding (up) from Almaden/Santa Teresa area, where would be a good point to meet up at? Will this ride go up near St. Joseph’s to Kennedy, or start at the Kennedy trailhead off of Kennedy Road?

    Oh, and I got the OK from my wife for this ride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leopold Porkstacker
    Since I will be riding (up) from Almaden/Santa Teresa area, where would be a good point to meet up at? Will this ride go up near St. Joseph’s to Kennedy, or start at the Kennedy trailhead off of Kennedy Road?

    Oh, and I got the OK from my wife for this ride.
    It will start at 8am from summit bike shop. So you can wait at the Kennedy trailhead at around 8:20

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    So what day is it actually?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stumblemumble
    So wht day is it actually?
    Actually Thanksgiving day, not sure of the date, but usually a Thursday, unless you live in the southern hemisphere like say Australia, where the pilgrims there shared their babies with the dingos and the Aboriginal tribes. Unlike here, there, they ate the pumpkin pie first, and then the roast kangaroo, because time and water in drains flows backwards down there.
    I could go on, but it's all very complicated. If you're a federal, state, or local employee, it's the 2nd of the next 2 days off they're gonna give you. Just show up at Summit Bikes and bring some traditional koala bear jerky to share with everyone and you'll be golden.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan G.
    In. Never been to the South Bay version. I will bring a beer.
    that beer won't even make it half way up the hill.

    I'm bringing my "coffee" and somthing else yet to be determined.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan G.
    Happy to help. Never ridden and know Kennedy is steep. Only ridden St. Joe's with friends. Just to be safe I will be on my single speed and bring walking shoes
    Definitely bring a keg. It'll be empty in 30 minutes.

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    This is 2009.



    I mean, how can you miss this???

    This is before we even made to the massive party at the top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Every year, I have a family luncheon at noon. It hasn't stopped me yet from attending turkey ride.

    This year will be family dinner though dammit.

    The training has started btw. Ahh, I crack myself up! I asked Miguel how he climbed the whole Jones trail with just a couple quick water breaks when it was a monster struggle before. He said: "i didn't want fall over in front of your friends."



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    Nice! Way to train your kids. That song is awesome... brings back the memories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    IN!

    Just need to figure out which bike to ride.
    Will we be seeing some Tioga Disc action or perhaps some white OnZa Porcs?
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    Hmmmm... I may have to swing down and represent Idaho...

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    Quote Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    Hmmmm... I may have to swing down and represent Idaho...
    Tag! You're in for mashed potatoes then...
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    Power keg

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    In, possibly with a keg.
    I will sponsor that keg...

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    I'm in... I am planning on trailering up some goodies. Maybe a shot kart, and some beers, and tasty snacks. Just need to figure out how to get it all up... Woot woot two trips...

    FC you have an available tow trailer I could use?

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    In with a capitol eye!

    For those closer to us, we will be launching from Trail Head about 8 am, if you care to join in. We'll be riding through Belgatos trail over to the bottom Shannon and then up Kennedy. (It's actually 'bout the same distance.) I like to drop Widowmaker to Overgrown, then Jones to town and back to the shop via the creek trail. But if the crowd it right, we may drop Woods over to another trail and come back through Belgatos switchbacks! Beaver knows what I'm talkin 'bout...

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    Anyone wanna make it a super workout!? How about towing me up the hill on my DH rig. You'll be the envy and most talked about rider of the day...I'll bring the tow line.

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    I'm sure the rangers can tow you since they will be driving up there to spectate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lars@thc
    In with a capitol eye!

    For those closer to us, we will be launching from Trail Head about 8 am, if you care to join in. We'll be riding through Belgatos trail over to the bottom Shannon and then up Kennedy. (It's actually 'bout the same distance.) I like to drop Widowmaker to Overgrown, then Jones to town and back to the shop via the creek trail. But if the crowd it right, we may drop Woods over to another trail and come back through Belgatos switchbacks! Beaver knows what I'm talkin 'bout...
    Intrigued on the proposed routing Lars. You in the shop today? I've gotta come by and get some cable housings. Maybe you can expound!

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    My brother and I might roll - it depends if we can get back to Santa Cruz at a fair time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lars@thc
    I will sponsor that keg...
    AWESOME!

    Although, indirectly, you're already sponsoring that keg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    Hmmmm... I may have to swing down and represent Idaho...

    Booyah! We will ride like there's no tomorrow!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion
    My brother and I might roll - it depends if we can get back to Santa Cruz at a fair time.
    What time do you need to be back? You can be back at SC by 11am but that would be a party fail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo
    Anyone wanna make it a super workout!? How about towing me up the hill on my DH rig. You'll be the envy and most talked about rider of the day...I'll bring the tow line.

    If we can roast pig you up with a couple apples and some duct tape, then I'm sure we can get some volunteers.

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    Speaking of rangers, watch your speed on the way down. Last year they were parking in a very narrow part of priest rock on a very steep pitch and yelling at people to slow down. They were all cool at the top of the hill at the party but then pull this kind of bone headed move on the DH. WTH? I was only going about 15mph but it was still really hard to navigate around their big ass truck and not wreck in the ditch on the side of the trail.

    If you rangers are watching this thread you could create a lot of good will if you park your vehicles in good sight lines and remind riders to be careful and slow down instead of parking on the steepest, narrowest part, on a blind corner causing people to almost wreck. You guys were more of a safety hazard last year than anything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shanedawg
    You guys were more of a safety hazard last year than anything else.
    Here, here!!!!!
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    looking forward to the ride. see you there.

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    Looks like I’ll be meeting up with the pack at the Shannon/Kennedy junction, seeing as I live over near the Almaden area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Intrigued on the proposed routing Lars. You in the shop today? I've gotta come by and get some cable housings. Maybe you can expound!

    Cheers!
    So, that was a great Dirt Demo weekend... I'm back in the shop Monday, off Tues, then on through Sat! We can talk trail, of course! I gotta plan which bike to ride now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowjnky
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    Better be the Ritchey sucka!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Will we be seeing some Tioga Disc action or perhaps some white OnZa Porcs?

    Yup...pending weather which would change the bike selection.

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    I have been excused from the 2010 cooking and hosting duties in the 510 for the first time ever! The family will be in hangin' in Saratoga. So I guess I have no excuse. This has now entered the contemplation stage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KFOG Big Rick
    I have been excused from the 2010 cooking and hosting duties in the 510 for the first time ever! The family will be in hangin' in Saratoga. So I guess I have no excuse. This has now entered the contemplation stage.
    Wow! No way!!! I used to listen to you on Live 105 back in the early-ass 1990s!
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    Looking forward to it!
    Will be on SS or CX bike.
    Been getting free 'shots' for the past 4 yrs, probably time to give back...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zen_Turtle
    Looking forward to it!
    Will be on SS or CX bike.
    Been getting free 'shots' for the past 4 yrs, probably time to give back...
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    Have you been up Kennedy on the CX? Or more importantly, have you gone down Kennedy on the CX? So much pain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rensho
    Have you been up Kennedy on the CX? Or more importantly, have you gone down Kennedy on the CX? So much pain...
    Been riding crazy stuff in Tahoe on the CX, I think I can actually do N*
    done Kennedy, El Sereno and Dogmeat on it... Disc Brakes FTW.

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    Details please?

    Can someone please provide details of this ride? There is lots of enthusiasm in this thread, but little detail that can be followed by someone not familiar with the local trails in LG. I lived in Palo Alto until 2004 but I still belong to the Romp mailing list and saw a reference there. We always spend Thankgiving in the BA at my brother's house in Cupertino. This sounds like a great way to spend Thu morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjcarlson49
    Can someone please provide details of this ride? There is lots of enthusiasm in this thread, but little detail that can be followed by someone not familiar with the local trails in LG. I lived in Palo Alto until 2004 but I still belong to the Romp mailing list and saw a reference there. We always spend Thankgiving in the BA at my brother's house in Cupertino. This sounds like a great way to spend Thu morning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    What time do you need to be back? You can be back at SC by 11am but that would be a party fail.

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    Let me see what's up, Francis. This is going to be a great ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion
    Let me see what's up, Francis. This is going to be a great ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Bring your brothers Goat.

    Cool! So this year, we'll have turkey, pig and goat? Awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zen_Turtle
    Been riding crazy stuff in Tahoe on the CX, I think I can actually do N*
    done Kennedy, El Sereno and Dogmeat on it... Disc Brakes FTW.

    Yesterday had the first ride on the SS in more than 4 weeks, amazing what 4" front suspension can do!! I think I'll be blown away if I sit again on my Nomad...
    It is the fast, constant braking nature of Kennedy that I can't take. Brakes are fine. It is the palms of my hands being slammed against the bars during the constant braking that gets old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsimbu
    Thread from two years ago.
    Los Gatos Turkey Day Ride

    Click the link at the top right for the entire thread
    Thanks. I plan to be there. Up here in OR we have a regular Wed night ride and the Wed before Thanksgiving is always a big pot luck. I've always missed it because we go to my brother's for TG. This should make up for it.

    One more question. Is there a single track descent that can be done after the climb? Dogmeat and Lime Kiln look like they are fire roads on the map.

    BTW for last night's ride it was low 40s and foggy, but otherwise clear. Recent rain meant lots of mud. Despite that we had 24 people loose in the woods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Better be the Ritchey sucka!
    The Ritchey will be there, just not sure what libations I plan to bring

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    Quote Originally Posted by rjcarlson49
    Can someone please provide details of this ride? There is lots of enthusiasm in this thread, but little detail that can be followed by someone not familiar with the local trails in LG. I lived in Palo Alto until 2004 but I still belong to the Romp mailing list and saw a reference there. We always spend Thankgiving in the BA at my brother's house in Cupertino. This sounds like a great way to spend Thu morning.

    Thanks, Bob
    Here it is:
    Ride info:

    On Thursday, thanksgiving day, meet at Summit Bike shop at 7:45 am.
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...,0.052099&z=15

    The ride will start at 8am and climb up Kennedy road and Kennedy trail. We'll hang out at the top for a couple of hours. The ride will climb about 2700 feet in 7 miles.
    http://www.mtbguru.com/trip/show_sta...urkey-day-ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Yup...pending weather which would change the bike selection.

    mmm...I'll be in my bunk...
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    Looking forward to yet another painful experience towing one of Richelle's famous rosemary and lemon infused turkeys up Kennedy. If I ditch the heavy cooler, I'll be able to drag a ham to the top as well. Just make sure there's room on the table!

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    Rode the Low Key Hill Climb race up the top of Umunhum yesterday. MROSD Rangers got kinda of upset that a race was being held without a permit. However, the ranger said have fun next weekend on the Turkey ride. No hard liquor, only beer and wine was the advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timbo2000
    Rode the Low Key Hill Climb race up the top of Umunhum yesterday. MROSD Rangers got kinda of upset that a race was being held without a permit. However, the ranger said have fun next weekend on the Turkey ride. No hard liquor, only beer and wine was the advice.
    What's the Low Key Hill Climb race? What route did you take up there?
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    Talked to my brother last night and I think we're going to do this.

    Francis, my bro has questions about some lights and stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    What's the Low Key Hill Climb race? What route did you take up there?
    Up the gut!
    http://lowkey.djconnel.com/2010/week8/

    The rangers were upset there was no permit for the race. Will they issue a permit? NO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by timbo2000
    Rode the Low Key Hill Climb race up the top of Umunhum yesterday. MROSD Rangers got kinda of upset that a race was being held without a permit. However, the ranger said have fun next weekend on the Turkey ride. No hard liquor, only beer and wine was the advice.

    Good to hear. They will be out there in force and are generally friendly.

    I heard the board was upset about the pot smokin and the unsafe speedin downhill.

    I would just recommend to everyone to 'slow the F down, downhill'. Spread the word! This is not the time and place to zoom down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dion
    Talked to my brother last night and I think we're going to do this.

    Francis, my bro has questions about some lights and stuff.
    Tell him to buy to Lupine Piko or the Jet A-51!!!

    He can email me at fcebedo@yahoo.com

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    Sponsored by General Public

    Can't wait to hear Tenderness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    I heard the board was upset about the pot smokin and the unsafe speedin downhill.
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    'cause no one shared with them and they can't speed downhill with so many witnesses. Besides, it was for medicinal purposes. Appetite enhancement. Do you see how skinny some of those people are? Just look at JL.
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    In with my daughter again this year. BIG DUMMY representing...
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    I'm in with Miguel. Looks like a cold morning in the 30s!!

    Who's got a trailer? I'm feeling I should haul some tables up there.

    Who else is in?

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    How can you not go???

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    Come on people!!! I need a challenge. What food should I bring?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tsimbu
    Come on people!!! I need a challenge. What food should I bring?
    A Turducken of course.



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    Beef Wellington.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lars@thc
    In with a capitol eye!

    For those closer to us, we will be launching from Trail Head about 8 am, if you care to join in. We'll be riding through Belgatos trail over to the bottom Shannon and then up Kennedy. (It's actually 'bout the same distance.) I like to drop Widowmaker to Overgrown, then Jones to town and back to the shop via the creek trail. But if the crowd it right, we may drop Woods over to another trail and come back through Belgatos switchbacks! Beaver knows what I'm talkin 'bout...
    I'm in with you guys Lars, I rode from my house down the street over Belgatos last year, and had a lot of fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snowjnky
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    A Turducken of course.
    Too easy. I'm going for the STUFFED CAMEL!!!
    I may need help hauling it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    I'm in with Miguel. Looks like a cold morning in the 30s!!

    Who's got a trailer? I'm feeling I should haul some tables up there.

    Who else is in?

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    30's? That's balmy! In the Big B, the high for Thanksgiving will be 29 (with a low of ridiculous).
    Dude- I didn't bring a messenger bag (or a hydration pack), will there be a truck or trailer I can throw whatever stuff I bring in?
    Also- is there enough parking at the shop? I'll be driving down from San Ramon that morning...
    Thanks dude!
    BTW- I'm solo this time. SJ is in Florida visiting her sister...

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    Quote Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    30's? That's balmy! In the Big B, the high for Thanksgiving will be 29 (with a low of ridiculous).
    Dude- I didn't bring a messenger bag (or a hydration pack), will there be a truck or trailer I can throw whatever stuff I bring in?
    Also- is there enough parking at the shop? I'll be driving down from San Ramon that morning...
    Thanks dude!
    BTW- I'm solo this time. SJ is in Florida visiting her sister...
    Yes, I got a ton of bags. Yes, there's a ton of parking.

    San Ramon? You should sleep over my place. We can go for a ride the afternoon before. I'll pm you.

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    Thanks Bro..I. I'll borrow one of your bags if that's ok...
    Thanks for the offer dude but I have already have a pet friendly hotel in San Ramon (I have Lua with me on this trip and she's kind of a big dog). Also, I'll be in SoCal tonight (I'm in Santa Clarita as we speak/write) and until mid-day on Wednesday riding with the Team Karma and United Adobo flips...
    Also- I forgot to bring your atchara dude! SJ and I maybe back for Christmas so I'll get it to you then!
    Gimme a review of that WRX on Thursday! That might be my next rig...

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    I would love to ride this-but my son was just born and not too sure I'll have the energy to do this-plus my fat ass hasnt been riding so not sure I could make it-if I could Rolling Thunder would represent! I need a engine on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by K-max
    Beef Wellington.
    Sir Kyle,

    You have inspired me!!! Thank you.

    But being a high class white trash chef I'll be putting my own trailer park spin on things.
    I'll be doing some kitchen testing tomorrow night.

    OK, the menu so far;

    White Trash Wellington
    Chocolate Nasties

    But that is only a main and dessert
    We still need a veggie and a starch.


    Perhaps a lentil or bean dish with?
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    So much for wearing my Speedo Thursday AM: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_locals...zing-this-week

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    I guess I wont need ice to keep the beer cold.
    Got some PBR and "Brew Free or Die" and I am going to stop by 21 Amendment today to get some "Back in Black" and "Fireside Chat" going for an even 30pack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelson34
    I would love to ride this-but my son was just born and not too sure I'll have the energy to do this-plus my fat ass hasnt been riding so not sure I could make it-if I could Rolling Thunder would represent! I need a engine on my bike!
    To hell with the ride then, congratulations on da BOY !!! Spend Turkey day with the family!

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    Speaking of ice, I'm going to be lugging a few Pliny the Elder's up. With a free bottle to whoever is in arms reach when I get to the top.

    But, to make my master plan come to fruition, I need to find the Pliny's. Lunardi's has been out for a couple of weeks. Anyone got some info on some whereabouts in San Jose?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Speaking of ice, I'm going to be lugging a few Pliny the Elder's up. With a free bottle to whoever is in arms reach when I get to the top.

    But, to make my master plan come to fruition, I need to find the Pliny's. Lunardi's has been out for a couple of weeks. Anyone got some info on some whereabouts in San Jose?
    Good luck South Bay is dry. If you find it don't post where; just PM me
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    You sir, are welcome. And you know, any meat wrapped in a pastry is considered a Wellington dish. So ya know.

    I've got your veggie and starch dish right here. This is one of my favorite Turkey Day sides, and I'm making it this year as well.

    http://allrecipes.com//Recipe/butter...-2/Detail.aspx

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Speaking of ice, I'm going to be lugging a few Pliny the Elder's up. With a free bottle to whoever is in arms reach when I get to the top.

    But, to make my master plan come to fruition, I need to find the Pliny's. Lunardi's has been out for a couple of weeks. Anyone got some info on some whereabouts in San Jose?
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    Dang I am out. My Turkey Day plans have me in Lafayette and then San Jo.

    And even had the new Stone Lucky Bastard to share

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    Quote Originally Posted by grrrah
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    Okay Rafael, I see how it is. Let's say you lug your stash up and I'll drink them !!!
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