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Discussion in 'California & Hawaii' started by downhillzeypher, Sep 10, 2005.
Yay or nay?
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Mammoth is the place to be on the 17th!
eh. I know wilson well enough to ride it myself now, just seeing if anyone else would like to go. Shuttle leaves at 8.
I'm down to shuttle wilson today
I'm hip to it, as long as it doesn't turn into one of those 6 hour rides that usually can be done in 2 or so.
No I'm trying to keep the group to 4 people max. We won't be breaking any longer than necessary.
I live near wilson, but i've never done it. Im assuming you drop a vehicle at chaney, and take the shuttle vehicle to red box? Im down to ride on the 17th as well, and i have a 5 bike + 5 person total carrying capacity. I can drive if people can pitch in for gas, assuming im invited, hehe. Its not that im greedy, just that my truck gets about 13 MPG driving in the crest.
why arent you at nats dave? afraid of me beating you again or something?
You can end at chaney if you want but we usually take the horse trail from there to Alt Loma and something or other. We leave the shuttle car at the "JPL Parking lot" (as it has come to be called) on Windsor.
I'll be running Wilson this weekend sometime but I don't know when. It depends on how much other work I can get done.
I hear ya. By yourself you can run it in about an hour. With a group it's an all day affair. (Which is fun once in a while).
not goin to nats mike?
nah... the N*/D'ville trip killed my vacation and finances. It was so worth it though!
3 words. Too much surfing. (no money)
Effin Spicoli, man!
3 words: Not Enough Riding!
When it stops being 325426532 million degrees I'll get back to you lol.
so lets start to finalize this if we can, who all is gonna go this sat? (the 17th). We should get this nailed down with times and all that if we can. I know i wanna go, im jonesin to ride.
I'm in to ride sat. but is it possible to leave at a more humane hour? I know that to get to altadena from corona by 8 you have to wake up at like 6, and I have no desire to get up before 7 on a saturday myself. Lets say 9:30 ot 10:00 eh?
I have boozing to attend to and all.
Im fine with leaving at like 9:30, i dunno about everyone else. I personally have never ridden that trail before, so i hope someone is going that knows the way.
Set time is 8:00. Hey Drew and Sam, you in?
I know the way. Trust me, you wanna beat the heat. Bring a camelback and tubes. (We average a flat per ride)
Damn, I wanna go. I'll be out of town though.
Ok sweet, 8 AM in JPL parking lot, how do we wanna work the shuttle? Let me know if i need to drive so i can bring my rack.
This is getting kinda big... but be forewarned that there will be minimal breaks. We won't be stopping at the hotel or the road.
If you have more than 5 people or if anyone is on a big bike or is in less then stellar shape I highly recommend stopping for 10 minutes at the hotel. It allows the slower riders to catch up and let's you catch your breath before you hit the climb (which is less then a mile).
I'll be there and have no problem with no breaks, big bike and all. Makes for stonger riders in the end
Anybody interested in a slightly more lesiurely ride leaving at 9:30 or 10? I know the trail if that helps. Mike? Grizzle?
Yeah man, but you're like Superman.
I have to help move The Dad this sat, otherwise I would go. Should be great though, it's been cloudy in the mornings this past week with clouds all over the top of the mountain. Early morning should be really nice up there on Saturday.
So 8:00a.m. Saturday morning is final right? If so, is it to late to hop on board I have a car with a rack for the shuttle. Let me know who ever is organizeing this!
PM's have been sent out. SHUTTLE LEAVES AT 8AM SHARP! If you don't see us there, then get you arse in your car and get up on own!
Well it was a fun ride, but bfranke and I were the only ones that showed up. What happened to all the rest of ya?
Like I said, 8:00 is a bad idea. As mike and I discovered, DHZ is terminally late. He probably got to the parking lot "like 10 min after you left."
We freaking waited until 8:20!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Didn't ever see a red tacoma at the top or bottom when we finished. What a flake!
hey sorry everyone. I got called into work early. Really wanted to go, but we were short people.
Work? Pshh. supposed to be a distant third behind riding and pussy.
hehe, thats why i don't work on saturdays. Its my riding day. I call it my day to maintain my sanity, or insanity however you look at it.
Ahhhh.. man. When you are leading a ride you have to NOT ANSWER THE PHONE if there is a chance work might call you in. Or, "Sorry, my grandma died yesterday". You owe them free double doubles.