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    2010 Kennedy Turkey Day Ride

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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

    and of course....

    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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    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.

    Cheers!

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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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    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 [email protected]
    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!

    Cheers!

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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 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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    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.

    Thanks, Bob
    Thread from two years ago.
    http://forums.mtbr.com/showpost.php?...8&postcount=29

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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.

    Bring your brothers Goat.
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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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    Thread from two years ago.
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    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
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    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.
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    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 [email protected]

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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...
    Long live long rides.

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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 [email protected]
    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.


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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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    pineapplebob from Hawaii is flying in.

    Also flip in Idaho will be here. Any other out of towners?

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
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    Quote Originally Posted by diskus
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    Yeah, go outside right now as today is a copy of tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Old school!
    Not the legend from the old bridgestone ads. Just our buddy who drinks a lot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Not the legend from the old bridgestone ads. Just our buddy who drinks a lot.

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    Car spot?

    This is not a classy way to de-lurk, but: I'm carpool-hunting for a passenger/bike spot out to Los Gatos from the Los Altos area (or MV, Palo Alto, whatever). My enthusiasm for just riding out there in the dark has fallen with the temperature, but it'd feel strange not to go at all. Lemmeknow if you've got room.

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    Preparation started.
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    wah-wah... my new electric bike has not arrived.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffh
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    Leave that outside overnight and it will be nice and chilled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by d-bug
    Leave that outside overnight and it will be nice and chilled.
    or it turns into a Popsicle!

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    I am getting my Betty Crocker on right now for tomorrows festivities...
    Come find me tomorrow for a Pumpkin/Cranberry/Walnut cookie with a Rum frosting. Ill be on a GF SS Rig. Just simply yell Waitweenie for a cookie !!!

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    Miguel says he's done the turkey ride before. I looked at the photos and found these from 2003. It was a lot smaller back then. I only owned singlespeeds back then so I still had torque. I borrowed this cool bike from my cuz! He's a lot bigger now.

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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?
    Cupertino Whole Foods has about 50 bottles left. They said went they through 6 cases in just a few hours. I gots me some for tomorrow. If you want yours, better head over!
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
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    Unfortunately I won't be able to drink! I have to fly a round trip to Reno that evening out of LAX and then off to the enchanting city of Fresno for my overnight...see you at 7am. BTW, I'll probably drive my car so need to figure out the bike thing since I need to bail early...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffh
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    We really meeting at 7:30am? That's hella early.

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    Trail is in perfect condition. It will be cold tomorrow. HELLA!

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    Yo FC,
    I'm totally out for tomorrow. There is no way I can make the ride and get back in time for the Flip Thanksgiving. I'll have to take a rain check. We'll be back in January for some more NorCal riding though... Plus, we'll have some goodies for you when we get back...
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    It will be fun. It will be cold. But it will be fun. Even though it will be cold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    I borrowed this cool bike from my cuz!
    Ray's Double Dribble is doooope.

    Migs is makin' the climb this year right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    Yo FC,
    I'm totally out for tomorrow. There is no way I can make the ride and get back in time for the Flip Thanksgiving. I'll have to take a rain check. We'll be back in January for some more NorCal riding though... Plus, we'll have some goodies for you when we get back...
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    That is the suck! Sorry to hear that man. You should go for a ride at 7am anyway just to be in the spirit.

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    I have a box of cheescake bars. Does anyone have space in their bike trailer?

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    Morning boys and girls. 6:15am here in Los Gatos and a balmy 29 degrees on the thermometer..

    This is a good idea because?.................

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Morning boys and girls. 6:15am here in Los Gatos and a balmy 29 degrees on the thermometer..

    This is a good idea because?.................

    Ummm....because...uh. Well...I'm not sure yet.
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    All done...great ride all

    Super fun ride...highlight was seein' a single speeder with about 100lbs of cooler in tow up the first big wall at top passing various bikers hiking up the grunt...impressive!



    Happy Thanksgiving all...

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    Fun time! Mr. Lechadore/rocket/beer man in the silk pajamas....too cool.

    To the bro who hooked me up with a spare tube after my 2nd one tore at the bottom of dogmeat.................thanks. Got me home.

    Cheers!

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    That was FREEZING coming down the trail, but all in all, that was a great ride. I've lived in this area for 5 years and that was the first time I've ever gone up Kennedy and it wasn't as bad as I thought.

    Good people and good times.

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    I think there were 1,000 people up there. It was fun. Met some interesting people, including a couple who've done the Iditarod on bicycles.

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    P.S.: Thanks to the nice guys who rode the food up to the top. I was able to eat a strip of delicious succulent pig because of your thoughtfulness.

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    I made it to the top at around 9:30ish AM. I would have loved to hang around and freeload all that beer and food, but I decided instead to ride back home to have breakfast with my wife and kids. I was getting countless comments about my wheels/tires (24"x3" Arrow Racing Downhill tires on 65mm wide Surly Large Marge wheels), but then I found a guy who actually had a real fat tire bike, a grey Surly Pugsley. Didn’t see Francois, BigLarry, Dion, or anyone else I recognised there. Damn it was coooold outside!!!
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    That was beyond awesome!! Little kid thanked me 3x for taking him. Great to see you all!!!!!

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    Pics and video including an exclusive interview with the very talented and handsome Francis Cebedo.

    http://www.dionridesbikes.com/2010/1...-gatos-ca.html

    I really thought it was cool to see so many youngsters out there, and newer riders toughing out the climb. One thing I did learn today - NEOPRENE SHOE COVERS FTW!!!

    *my "thermal" gloves - not so much*

    FWIW, I was the one in the black "Virgin Mary" jersey if anybody noticed.

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    Smile Thanks to all who walked, rode or ran

    The Los Gatos Turkey ride once again lives up to expectations with mother nature taking care of the rain earlier in the week but reminding us it is late november with toes freezing temps & frost laced grass.

    My 17 year old is disappointed to miss this year but thanks to the pigmen...he will have plenty of pictures filling his head untill next November when he will have returned from his exchange in Chile and be out on the trail in search of pig again. You guys are awesome!

    Thanks to Patrick for gettting his turkey*$$ out of bed (finally) to brave the elements in women's tights (under his Fox shorts). Thanks for the support from the biking community that have cheered him on this past year so that he didn't have to miss out on two in a row.

    This year instead of taking pics of everyone I saw, I got some pictures of me with some of my favorite peope:
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    Quote Originally Posted by sirkrameroy
    Cupertino Whole Foods has about 50 bottles left. They said went they through 6 cases in just a few hours. I gots me some for tomorrow. If you want yours, better head over!
    I gotz a Growler of Pliny in the fridge. For after a kine private property stash ride.
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    for those who are worried about the morning chill, you should add one of these to your winter clothing list. it was pretty damn warm in that thing.



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    Quote Originally Posted by skinflute
    for those who are worried about the morning chill, you should add one of these to your winter clothing list. it was pretty damn warm in that thing.



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    Quote Originally Posted by skinflute
    for those who are worried about the morning chill, you should add one of these to your winter clothing list. it was pretty damn warm in that thing.



    150 lb turkey roasted by the time i got to the top
    And I noticed you summited by 9am with the lead groups......We were seriously in AWE as you rode up gobbling like the 40lb thermal suit was nothing....(would have killed for that suit at 7am as I was riding in from my house with the bike thermometer showing 29 degrees)

    True spirit of the Kennedy Turkey Ride!

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    Oh and FWIW.....the Wall got me this year. Didn't stop or dab from my driveway to the wall, then.....saw someone ahead of me bail and I just kinda petered out.

    ...at least Menso wasn't there handing out libations at the bottom of the wall....

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Oh and FWIW.....the Wall got me this year. Didn't stop or dab from my driveway to the wall, then.....saw someone ahead of me bail and I just kinda petered out.
    I thought I was going to make the wall. I lost traction and then lost it all together. When I was coming down, I had a good time cheering folks on going for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MtnBikerDan
    I gotz a Growler of Pliny in the fridge. For after a kine private property stash ride.
    Thanks Gents, I'd forgotten about Whole Foods. I'll go check out the new one by my house at Almaden Xpressway and Blossom Hill and report back that there isn't any after I buy it all up....

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    I was impressed with the number of trail-a-bikes and Burley(and other brands) trailers that some were using to transport their kids up the trail! Next year for sure I will have to take the Surly Big Dummy with the Burley Piccolo, although neither of my boys are into waking up at the dawn of crack in the morning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmdrpiffle
    Thanks Gents, I'd forgotten about Whole Foods. I'll go check out the new one by my house at Almaden Xpressway and Blossom Hill and report back that there isn't any after I buy it all up....
    It’s finally open?!?!? Sheesh, took them long enough! Is the beer selection comparable to the Cupertino store?
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    Quote Originally Posted by skinflute
    for those who are worried about the morning chill, you should add one of these to your winter clothing list. it was pretty damn warm in that thing.



    150 lb turkey roasted by the time i got to the top
    It was fun chasing you back downhill - I cracked up every time I heard you gobble!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leopold Porkstacker
    It’s finally open?!?!? Sheesh, took them long enough! Is the beer selection comparable to the Cupertino store?
    It's nice! Been there a couple of times, AND they have sufficient bike racks!

    Kelly and I are addicted to WF. It's bad. But, it's one of the few areas we can get vegetarian options, esepcially their burrito bar.

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    Indirect word from the Rangers at the trailhead gate was that over 2000 had passed through by 1130AM

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    Quote Originally Posted by diskus
    Indirect word from the Rangers at the trailhead gate was that over 2000 had passed through by 1130AM
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    A few random shots...

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    All the Midpen rangers were pretty cool. Specially this Mike who is the young guy with black hair and cool shades. He rode the lead moto and tried to say hi to everyone. He talked to me and my son for 5 minutes and left a good impression on the kid. The rangers were positioned at the downhill but were not there to hand out tickets.

    I tried to talk to this posturing guy and he left a bad taste in my mouth with his attitude and as he said 'i could NOT take his picture'. He felt it necessary to pose like a badass as everyone was entering the trail.

    Anyway, at least I realize now he is not Midpen and I won't take that against them.

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    where was Tsimbu??????

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    All the Midpen rangers were pretty cool. Specially this Mike who is the young guy with black hair and cool shades. He rode the lead moto and tried to say hi to everyone. He talked to me and my son for 5 minutes and left a good impression on the kid. The rangers were positioned at the downhill but were not there to hand out tickets.

    I tried to talk to this posturing guy and he left a bad taste in my mouth with his attitude and as he said 'i could NOT take his picture'. He felt it necessary to pose like a badass as everyone was entering the trail.

    Anyway, at least I realize now he is not Midpen and I won't take that against them.

    photo by skyline35.
    Hard to tell because of the sunlight on the patch, but it appears he's Santa Clara SO, and man, I"m glad he wasn't there when I hit the trailhead. What a tool.

    That said, the Ranger you mentioned on the moto was at the trailhead when we rolled up saying 'hey' to everyone. That was cool

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    I just wanted to mention that I got passed three great athletes while I was chasing my kid up the hill.

    Louise Kobin - ultra endurance athlete who just got back from a long Costa Rica Bike race where she finished second. She said she did a 10,000 foot climb one day followed by a 13,000 trail climb

    Don Myrah - local olympian turned contractor, now killing it in cyclocross.

    Menso de Jong - rookie roadie pro who pledges he will not shave his legs.

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    Great ride / party... this was the first year I was able to go. I took my older son in the trailer and met up with some friends at the top. Next year we'll try to take both kids up to the party.

    PS - I rode up this morning expecting to find / pickup some trash. But after the rain yesterday there was not even any footsteps from the party and no trash whatsoever. Pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ask
    Great ride / party... this was the first year I was able to go. I took my older son in the trailer and met up with some friends at the top. Next year we'll try to take both kids up to the party.

    PS - I rode up this morning expecting to find / pickup some trash. But after the rain yesterday there was not even any footsteps from the party and no trash whatsoever. Pretty cool.
    What bike were you riding? How old is your son? I have a bunch of photos of dads with trailer bikes.

    The rangers give us garbage bags so we stuff everything in there then they haul it down and dispose of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    What bike were you riding? How old is your son? I have a bunch of photos of dads with trailer bikes.

    The rangers give us garbage bags so we stuff everything in there then they haul it down and dispose of it.

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    Blux XC w/ a Chariot trailer. He is 3.5 years old and weighs about the same as a turkey.

    I saw a bunch of other dads out there towing kids as well. Pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    where was Tsimbu??????
    Man, don't tell me you missed his stuff...
    the White Trash Wellington was awesome, perfect with the red wine, and the Choco Nasties. ohhh!!
    Didn't get to the soup since I was already stuffed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zen_Turtle
    Man, don't tell me you missed his stuff...
    the White Trash Wellington was awesome, perfect with the red wine, and the Choco Nasties. ohhh!!
    Didn't get to the soup since I was already stuffed.

    Nice! I definitely missed his spread.

    Nice trailer Ask! We should have a dad/trailer peloton.

    I went back to Kennedy yesterday. It wasn't quite the same without the crowd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Nice! I definitely missed his spread.
    Yeah, for some reason this year we were severely lacking in tables. All my goodies were on the ground and not very inviting to the passers by. I had to take about half of everything back down.

    At least the Wellingtons all got eaten.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tsimbu
    Yeah, for some reason this year we were severely lacking in tables. All my goodies were on the ground and not very inviting to the passers by. I had to take about half of everything back down.

    At least the Wellingtons all got eaten.

    Ahhhh, tables. We'll get on that next year. 10 tables! Folks seemed really low-key about volunteering supplies and assistance this year. (including me). I wasn't sure anyone was going to show up.

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    Between the goods from Travis, the turkey from Kyle, the baked goods from Jeff, and the rum frosting cookies from Chris, the mtbr group was sitting pretty. What were those pumpkin squares with the chocolate crust??? so gooood...

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    All the Midpen rangers were pretty cool. Specially this Mike who is the young guy with black hair and cool shades. He rode the lead moto and tried to say hi to everyone. He talked to me and my son for 5 minutes and left a good impression on the kid. The rangers were positioned at the downhill but were not there to hand out tickets.

    I tried to talk to this posturing guy and he left a bad taste in my mouth with his attitude and as he said 'i could NOT take his picture'. He felt it necessary to pose like a badass as everyone was entering the trail.

    Anyway, at least I realize now he is not Midpen and I won't take that against them.

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    Although the round guy wasn't overly friendly or talkative, he went out of his way and walked over to us to help take a group picture. After taking said photos he wished us a happy thanksgiving then refused to have his picture taken (which we did anyway). Sure he might've been more warm and fuzzy but he didn't go out of his way to be a d!ck or anything like that, just sayin.
    If I had a black light this place would look like a Jackson Pollock painting.

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    Such a fun event. I wish it happened more than once a year.

    Maybe we should start a 4th of July Day ride too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by reydin
    Although the round guy wasn't overly friendly or talkative, he went out of his way and walked over to us to help take a group picture. After taking said photos he wished us a happy thanksgiving then refused to have his picture taken (which we did anyway). Sure he might've been more warm and fuzzy but he didn't go out of his way to be a d!ck or anything like that, just sayin.

    good to hear that view. Who you calling 'round guy'? Maybe that's just his natural badass posture.

    What's up with your avatar. Is that you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Such a fun event. I wish it happened more than once a year.

    Maybe we should start a 4th of July Day ride too.

    I'm in!

    I'll bring the BBQ chicken...

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    good to hear that view. Who you calling 'round guy'? Maybe that's just his natural badass posture.

    What's up with your avatar. Is that you?

    fc
    Badass like "You mean you guys are tellin me you can't finnish off a dozen donuts by yourself, pussies" kinda bad ass, I see your point.
    As for my avatar, yep thats me, I'm carrying all that junk around inside me till I'm up to having it all removed.
    If I had a black light this place would look like a Jackson Pollock painting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skyline35
    Zen Turtle amassing a digital burden (I know how that is):


    Hi Charlie, this is the other side


    And a few more:





    Keeping warm


    THE Turkey!! (thx Kyle!)


    "There is no A-line"
    Savvy Bike

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