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Any RBR's doing Ride for the Roses this weekend?(8 posts)

Any RBR's doing Ride for the Roses this weekend?Dave Hickey
Oct 23, 2003 5:16 AM
I know MXL02 is going. Anyone else going?
re: Coveringteoteoteo
Oct 23, 2003 5:30 AM
I can't ride as I am covering event but if your bored Saturday I'll be at the shop (bicycle sport shop). We'll also have an area in the expo in conjunction with Treks booths. Anyway, it will be a madhouse.

Where's the shop? I'll stop by.. nmDave Hickey
Oct 23, 2003 5:32 AM
Where's the shop? I'll stop by.. nmteoteoteo
Oct 23, 2003 6:04 AM
Link will give adress, phone, map (central/south location). Basically were off a major north/south street named Lamar just South of Riverside--Riverside runs east west along town lake near and is close (2 miles) to downtown/convention center.
I'm doin' it!JonnyHu
Oct 23, 2003 6:45 AM
We've had beautiful weather this week in Austin (mid 80's), and hopefully it will hold up. Yesterday they were forecasting mid 60's for Sunday with a chance of rain, but I see now they're saying mid 70's. I did a century last weekend in Round Rock, TX, and have had my last two fingers on one hand tingling ever since, so I hope I don't have a problem with this on Sunday. The RftR route looks pretty flat, as it's east of Austin (the hill country really starts just west of Austin). Also looking forward to the cool Bike Expo!
re: Any RBR's doing Ride for the Roses this weekend?liquid54
Oct 23, 2003 6:52 AM
I'm doing it. This will be my first century. I did 70 last year. I will try to take my camera along and post some pics afterwards.
I'll do the Expo but not the ride....Asphalt Addict
Oct 23, 2003 6:57 AM
because I had surgery on my chest in two places for skin cancer (two four inch incisions) and can't train. Oh well. For those doing the ride, remember to use plenty of sun screen and have fun!
Oct 23, 2003 7:33 AM
I live in Austin so I don't have much of an excuse to miss it. 70 miles for me.