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    Fruita Fat Tire Festival folks, let's figure it out

    So there ahs been the usual talk of hooking up for some rides, hitting Moab before the Fest, etc.

    Rob is going to be out that way with his family and we should hook up with him in Moab. Rich, you talk a big game about Moab but we've never ridden that together.

    The Barleywine ride is going to happen again, Saturday afternoon, Lunch Loop area, no shuttles this time, just lots of ups and downs. We just need to figure out where to hang after the ride and do the Bigfoot thing where we won't be hassled by The Man or offend the local citizenry.

    Chime in.

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    There is the schedule:

    Thur April, 29-Sun may 1: fest.

    Will you be scooting through Moab that Wednesday or thursday? In other words, what day can you ride in Moab? I think Tim said somethng about being around that week.

    I would be happy doing 2 days in Moab..wed-thur, or thurs-fri.

    No help on a saturday hangout spot but I like the riding plan.

    I'm not involved offically in the FFTF this year and wasn't going other that hooking up with mtbr s!uts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lidarman
    There is the schedule:

    Thur April, 29-Sun may 1: fest.

    Will you be scooting through Moab that Wednesday or thursday? In other words, what day can you ride in Moab? I think Tim said somethng about being around that week.

    I would be happy doing 2 days in Moab..wed-thur, or thurs-fri.
    I think Wednesday in Moab works. It's what we did last year. I might even be there on Tuesday this year, if I end up driving solo.

    Thursday mini epic Moore-Mary's-Troy Built-Horsethief, etc.?

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    I Should Be Off...

    ... for a week starting that Wednesday (28th). Rides here Wednesday and Thursday perhaps. New terrain? My ankle has mostly healed and I'm back on the Bullit. I will not take a large or formal group to any of the good stuff, though. Only a few interested and technically tolerant people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete
    We just need to figure out where to hang after the ride and do the Bigfoot thing where we won't be hassled by The Man or offend the local citizenry.Chime in.
    Maybe the yard at The Shack will suffice.

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    we'll be riding there Wednesday and Thursday too. But since it's our first time in Moab, we'll probably do the standard rides ie Slick Rock, Porp. Rim, maybe one other.
    Then back to GJ Thursday night.
    People don't think it be like it is, but it do - Oscar Gamble

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    Carpool?

    Your car full yet? I have not made firm plans, but I would like to head to FFTF if my schedule allows.

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    I'd like to get in on that ....

    Quote Originally Posted by Pete
    Thursday mini epic Moore-Mary's-Troy Built-Horsethief, etc.?
    if the start isn't too early. I won't hit town until noon or 1:00 so I'll probably miss out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Beam
    if the start isn't too early. I won't hit town until noon or 1:00 so I'll probably miss out.
    Perfect,.. since we don't stop drinking till around 12:30.

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    We'll be pulling out of town as the FFTF starts winding up, but Tues & Wed in Moab could work out really well. We'll be in a rented RV, so our schedule is totally flexible. My plan is to wear out the family in the morning and have afternoons free, but they're pretty tolerant of any ride schedule.

    Flying out of SLC on Barleywine day, so I won't get a chance to sample that vile(?) liquid. Probably just as well, as my kids wouldn't be impressed with dad hurling on the RV carpets.

    I'd be really interested in a small, informal ride on some good stuff. Or whatever works out....

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    Thursday I maybe able to ride Moore and etc.

    I'm still working out details about the house. I maybe able to offer the front yard a house again. I be out of town but i may have someone staying at the house. I will know soon if she be home.
    If I get things done early I should be able to ride thursday.Before heading down to the Grand Canyon.

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    Pete, we may be in.

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    Look forward to seeing you Kevin. I lost your cell # when my last phone died; send it to me if you get a chance. radair AT allpointstech DOT com

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    Front Ranger car pool?

    Anyone interested in a car pool? I would be up for meeting everyone in Moab first or just heading to Fruita--whatever is fine. Post here or email colorider AT hotmail DOT com

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    Should have scanned before posting...

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonb
    Your car full yet? I have not made firm plans, but I would like to head to FFTF if my schedule allows.
    I would be interested in riding and/or driving with you guys. And I promise to finally give you back your chair Jason .

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    Kristian, Rich...I'd be down for some car pool action to Moab/Fruita for this, assuming my wrist is healed....
    The more out of shape you are, the steeper the hill looks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiggerider
    I'm still working out details about the house. I maybe able to offer the front yard a house again. I be out of town but i may have someone staying at the house. I will know soon if she be home.
    If I get things done early I should be able to ride thursday.Before heading down to the Grand Canyon.
    Kev, would you change your plans if I told you suzy may be coming?

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    I'm in for Thursday and Friday, and can tote along anyone from the front range that wants to go for those days.

    Pete, it'll be good to see you again.

    Jed, yer a phreak.

    Jason, Mark Farina is spinning at the Church soon....

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    Give me a call when you get into town.

    hundtoftatyahoo.com

    I will be available to ride if you need a riding partner. My kids can ride too if you kids need riding partners.

    TJ

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    JD, your lawn sounds like the place for the barleywineride apres ride festivities.

    Kevin, we are doing that Moore "epic" on Thursday so you had better be there!

    Mr. Sloan, see you there.

    TJ, I expect some homebrew.

    Lidarman, re: your PM, no, I will not send you naked pictures of myself for use during your personal gratification. Sorry.

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    There is one in the tub as we speak.

    Should be a nice pale ale. I call it my Lawn Mower beer.

    TJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete
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    Lidarman, re: your PM, no, I will not send you naked pictures of myself for use during your personal gratification. Sorry.
    That's quite alright, I take the ones I already have and run a horizontal flip on them; you look like fresh meat that way



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    Quote Originally Posted by lidarman

    That's weird, I look like I've been drinking or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete
    That's weird, I look like I've been drinking or something.
    Actually, you look more like you're getting ready for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zonic Man
    Actually, you look more like you're getting ready for me.
    Get in line buddy.

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