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post #1 of 29 Old 09-12-2009, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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City Ride!

Hey everybody. Mark and I have been talking for a while about riding the city. So, here's my thinking. We can hit up the city, the Marin Headlands, and head up into Mt. Tam/Stinson Beach/towards Pt. Reyes all in a day. And it is all good riding.

I was thinking we could meet up at my place in Sausalito at ten. Ride into the city across the GG bridge. Check out some of favorite places in the city. Eat lunch. Then head north, hit the headlands, head up into the hills/coast and back to my place around 3-4. We would get to ride in the city, cross the bridge twice, hit some nice twisties, ride the coast, etc. I really can't think of a better day's ride. Combines three of my favorite routes.

I don't have a GPS, nor do I believe in overplanning (or planning for that matter). I will work out a more precise route, but I'm kind of from the "hey, just follow me" school of thought.

Anyone is welcome. And welcome to come for the whole ride or only part of it. All good. I was thinking the 27th of this month? Anybody down?




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post #2 of 29 Old 09-12-2009, 10:02 PM
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LJ,

Is that fleet week? Just thought of that!

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post #3 of 29 Old 09-12-2009, 11:35 PM
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I would really like to take that ride. I will see if I can pull it off. I just hooked up a friend, who lives in SF, with a free older Moto Guzzi California that a coworker had sitting in her garage. He is making it streetworthy again- would anyone mind if he came along?

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Not at all Dave. Fleet week wouldn't be too big a deal I don't think...I figure we'll hit the mission, noe valley area, golden gate park, sunset...away from downtown. I'll find out though. But yeah the more the merrier.




"In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV." R. Pirsig

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Open to a stanger like my self? That sounds like a fanstastic ride!
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Is their a fare for the Golden Gate Bridge? Oops, sorry that is planning.

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Room for everyone who wants to ride.

Bridge toll is $6. If you have a bay area fastrak you can save a buck. But the burritos in the mission are pretty cheap. That kind of planning, I can handle.




"In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV." R. Pirsig

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Soon, we ride.

AKA JD Mader or you can call me "Dan" just not early for dinner.

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Who's in?

Allright, just so I can start visualizing how this is gonna go down. We're a week away...who's in?




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Soon, we ride.

AKA JD Mader or you can call me "Dan" just not early for dinner.

Click my handle for a link to my homepage/blog...which has nothing to do with MCs. Free literature and music! Viva La Revolucion!
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post #9 of 29 Old 09-22-2009, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone?

Can you hear me? Hello?




"In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV." R. Pirsig

PPMC #1.
Soon, we ride.

AKA JD Mader or you can call me "Dan" just not early for dinner.

Click my handle for a link to my homepage/blog...which has nothing to do with MCs. Free literature and music! Viva La Revolucion!
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post #10 of 29 Old 09-22-2009, 08:13 PM
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Well.... I'm out! My bike is having surgery... Doc says she needs a new 685!

Didn't plan on this way but what the hell...
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