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by Greg F
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Tripleshot Classified Ads
Topic: Roof rack to borrow
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Re: Roof rack to borrow

Thanks Mark. Was able to borrow one off of Ron so we’re good to go now!

Greg
by Greg F
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Tripleshot Classified Ads
Topic: Roof rack to borrow
Replies: 2
Views: 133

Roof rack to borrow

Does anyone have a bike carrier for roof rack we can borrow for a week? It must fit on fairly thick cross bars (ie not the round or square bars like standard Yakima or Thule cross bars). It’s for a standard skewer-wheeled cross bike so even an older one would work. Many thanks! Greg and Louise 250-8...
by Greg F
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: China Beach / Tansky ORV trails
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: China Beach / Tansky ORV trails

I talked to a co-worker who motorbikes there. He said he’s seen mtn bikers there before tho it is more motorbikers.
by Greg F
Tue May 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: TripleShot Cycling
Topic: Peter Saying Thank You Tripleshot
Replies: 8
Views: 1599

Re: Peter Saying Thank You Tripleshot

Well hell. I guess “Post of the Year” is locked up! .... As for competitive hopping, is it possible you could anchor a Triple Jump Relay at Paris 2024? Get well my friend. If not Post of the Year, he’ll definitely have an opportunity to get a leg up on winning the TS Xmas Party Dance Off! https://m...
by Greg F
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Not-a-ride post
Replies: 1
Views: 1361

Not-a-ride post

In keeping with TS direction, BC Cycling direction, impending provincial direction, One Direction , etc, this isn’t about any planned or pending gravel or cross rides. Instead it’s a thread of gif’s* to describe what just happened to 2020: https://media1.tenor.com/images/95923a56db08fb65378d239d04cf...
by Greg F
Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday, March 8 - Blacktail, Hazlitt, Corry Redux
Replies: 7
Views: 2342

Re: Sunday, March 8 - Blacktail, Hazlitt, Corry Redux

Piss on your bushes?

No, never, immature, juvenile, childish, amateur...
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by Greg F
Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Wednesday, February 26 - Farming Doggerel
Replies: 8
Views: 2555

Re: Wednesday, February 26 - Farming Doggerel

Tis true we'll join you,
Catching dirt in our teeth.
Should I die out there,
In my will, I bequeath
My bike to my kids
Who shall not fail
To join you next week
On the next muddy trail.
by Greg F
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop CANCELLED
Replies: 77
Views: 17054

Re: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop

Every few days, a Rolf post, despite multiple attempts, will leave me thinking
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by Greg F
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday 7 Feb
Replies: 7
Views: 1719

Friday 7 Feb

I plan on being at Oak Bay on my cross bike. After that, I might just go directly to coffee for a nap.

But if there are others, I may ride, daintily, thru the mud.
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by Greg F
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday Cx
Replies: 16
Views: 3139

Re: Sunday Cx

There’s definitely a few sections where a snorkel and/or cable ferry would have come in handy. The normally-placid bubbling brook partway up Executive was applying for Class V rapids status. We went around the lake, which was mostly rideable; it may calm down by tomorrow of course. Hartland looked o...
by Greg F
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Tugwell Main smooth or bumpy?
Replies: 22
Views: 4884

Re: Tugwell Main smooth or bumpy?

Ron

I doth plan to meet thee
At the local Switch Bridgey
For a few hours of muddy
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by Greg F
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday Plan B
Replies: 6
Views: 1737

Re: Sunday Plan B

Don’t worry Alan. We’ll be sure to stop at Royal Roads to soak up the aura of your alma mater. Besides the footage you provided from your marching sessions: I'm willing to fall in line with this plan.. https://media.giphy.com/media/sKUZKWpXdU4co/giphy.gif there’s also plenty of footage from your fie...
by Greg F
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday Plan B
Replies: 6
Views: 1737

Sunday Plan B

Tho I’m interested in doing the Great Trail again too, I’m planning to stick to the lower country tomorrow. If anyone is interested, I’ll sweep by Switch Bridge at 0730, then rolling to Royal Roads, threading thru Thetis, cruising by Camouson, etc. https://media1.tenor.com/images/28a03f95883a5cbc0dd...
by Greg F
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Wednesday, January 15 - SNOWcross!
Replies: 32
Views: 4438

Re: Wednesday, January 15 - SNOWcross!

That’s cool Alan!!

Just try to get plenty of sleep tonight; a tired, grumpy Alan historically hasn’t interviewed well...
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by Greg F
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Tuesday 14th?
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Re: Tuesday 14th?

True that, Rolf. While all of us serfs back-slap each other over our oh-so-witty gif’s https://media1.tenor.com/images/4f9b4904e1132e30304cfb94ae0f83b5/tenor.gif?itemid=15065402 Mikael sits back, patiently, waiting for the right moment to showcase the true gif mastery. https://media1.tenor.com/image...
by Greg F
Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday CX - the last ride before the snow?
Replies: 21
Views: 3897

Re: Sunday CX - the last ride before the snow?

And as for riding at 7:30, 8:00, or even 6:00 am, http://media.giphy.com/media/9NVGSjg5q1T6U/giphy.gif Alas, L3 had forgotten the age-old adage “NEVER let your kids read the TS forum over your shoulder.” https://media1.tenor.com/images/8fb689deb54537e82b69c58a3fe96db9/tenor.gif?itemid=15746185
by Greg F
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday Jan 10 - self-serving ride
Replies: 20
Views: 3843

Re: Friday Jan 10 - self-serving ride

I agree Mary!

Enough of the snotty noses, JT, cut that out!
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by Greg F
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel Ride Planning
Replies: 13
Views: 3095

Re: Gravel Ride Planning

Good posts Rolf! For those a little intimidated/unsure of the mapping tools, strongly encourage the "old school" methods - share the general area you'll be exploring, try to make a mental map, then carry an app to figure it out as we go (someone may already know parts, of course) Part of the fun is ...
by Greg F
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: TripleShot Cycling
Topic: Silly Solstice Ride
Replies: 16
Views: 4436

Re: Silly Solstice Ride

I know it's a bit early to be collecting nominees for next year's Post of the Year, but this photo is just begging for a caption competition. https://photos.smugmug.com/Public-Photos/i-zrjxzxQ/0/8c6c7f2f/L/IMG_1995-L.jpg “Mid-ride, Mary paused to ponder that age-old question: Had she had too much B...
by Greg F
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: ? - Silly Solstice Ride (Cross Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 2369

Re: Where's Warburton? - Silly Solstice Ride (Cross Edition)

JT, no lie - those were the FIRST things placed in our kitchen after the contractors were shoo’d away.

Not plates, not utensils, not glasses.....Baileys.