RI & Eastern CT Big Bike Drop-o-rama

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by mrt10x, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    Can I come over in a cage if i can't ride??
  2. RhodeHazard

    RhodeHazard ex halligan hooligan

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    Yeah, or anybody who is heading out there in August...

    Or some cool dual sport rides

    Or even big bike rides...
  3. lilolita

    lilolita fahr mit mir

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    Yeah, I figured most people would drive because bullets CAN penetrate Cordura.

    So far I see jgormley and MATPOC for Dakar!
  4. lilolita

    lilolita fahr mit mir

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    Big bike, easy dirt roads. Just to get out and about, maybe starting off Tucker Hollow? I haven't given it too much thought yet.
  5. jgormley

    jgormley Been here awhile

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    Maybe not for this ride, but I an interested in a providence ride someday to see some things like: thayer street, blackstone blvd, john brown house, capital bldg, waterfront, roger williams park, etc....
  6. lilolita

    lilolita fahr mit mir

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    The only way to do the city justice is to do it on a scooter. I'd be happy to lend you one :evil

    I'd be up for that on Saturday, jgormley (joking 'bout the scoot). If others want to do a true BBDoR, by all means, do that.
  7. jgormley

    jgormley Been here awhile

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    Cool... can you think of more sites?
    How are your gpx skills... want to make a route or wing it?
  8. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    I don't need no stinking GPS to get y'all lost in Providence!!
  9. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    Sounds spiffy. I'm thinking TKCs, the roads will be a bit wet and muddy.
  10. Bikenstitches

    Bikenstitches Been here awhile

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    Or Sunday if no rain? :ear I've committed myself to some Brit bike group activities Saturday
  11. go2cnavy

    go2cnavy Dont Worry Be Brappy

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    Looks like 50* w/ 20% chance of rain in Newport. Might b a good day to get the big ol' girl dirty.
  12. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    I put in my OT request for the weekend, Sunday only. It'll be too nice to work on Saturday, gotta play sometime...
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  14. lilolita

    lilolita fahr mit mir

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    ok kids, me and jgormley are going to meet up at 11am at the Seven Stars bakery on Hope Street (hi levain!) on Saturday (1/12) for the "Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?" Probbydense tour. All are invited. I do have a scooter to lend if you really want to embrace urban riding because really, how better to outrun the Hanover Boyz than on a 27-year-old TNG Honda?!

    Later on Saturday (6pm), all are invited to the charming abode of the cheesebot and me, Thistle House, to watch the first week of Dakar. We got a good feed from British Euro Sport where they talk about more than Robbie Gordon and Cyril Despres. Best of luck to Pal-Anders Ullevalseter, the green meanie! If you want to come over, shoot me a PM and I'll give you directions.
  15. Twilight Error

    Twilight Error Going nowhere slowly

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    In like a thing that is in stuff. and things.
  16. tkeskin

    tkeskin Adventurer

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    Somebody said " Dakar" ??:clapI had plans that day but I am going to try to figure out something..I wonder what kind of bullshit Cyril Despres would pull again.
  17. alcontrast

    alcontrast at least I'm trying

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    damn. I have to be in NY that day.. If not I would be showing up at some point.. I don't think I need a tour of providence after living there for so many years but hanging out watching Dakar proceedings would be fun and a tour of your garage would be interesting too...
  18. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    I can meet you at Seven Strollers but will be on 4 wheels, I have to deliver my offspring to some educational gathering 10:30ish and pick him up by noon....
  19. mrt10x

    mrt10x Dumba$s Jarhead

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    Sunday Ride?
  20. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Big bike? The weekend does look nice. I'm sure ill be up for putting some miles on. My knee has been giving me a good bit of pain since before New Year, but I think its calming down. I should be able to ride this weekend.

    It's been a while since I crossed the bridges, maybe a ride out your way is in order.