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by mandreassen
Mon May 04, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)
Replies: 33
Views: 3196

Re: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)

Who's done it:
Alan Cook
Darryl Woodley
Alan Cassels
Rolf
Dave Dallin
Todd H
Rob Duncan
Louise F
Michelle D
Amy Errington
Mark Andreassen
by mandreassen
Fri May 01, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)
Replies: 33
Views: 3196

Re: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)

There was no pressure Claire! Lol, maybe a little excitement though...Well my title is a no...Anyone else? TS Gravelgrinding solitude edition(EP1)?
by mandreassen
Fri May 01, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)
Replies: 33
Views: 3196

Re: Gravel ride "with friends" (but actually solo)

Thanks for setting up this sweet route Claire! Shall we just call it..."Claire's cool cross connections"? I'll be following the little blue line on the map in the near future.
by mandreassen
Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Bike Service During Pandemic
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: Bike Service During Pandemic

Giant Bike are open for service and sales, was in yesterday getting my bike. They are busy busy and about 10 days lead time for maintenance or service calls...Plan ahead! As Ann said, same with Broad st. Pretty much no browsing, it's either you know what you want and call ahead to reserve it or book...
by mandreassen
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel biking’s early origins.
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Gravel biking’s early origins.

Good ol GT’s, I remember those...correct on the peroxide lol!
by mandreassen
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Gravel biking’s early origins.
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Gravel biking’s early origins.

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Proof that I was a part...Albeit colourful, of this excellent time in my life! Full Euro kit purchased in Norway in 1990, 1989 Tech Nova Pro bike....Loved that bike...
by mandreassen
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 22 - Snoozfest
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: March 22 - Snoozfest

Agreed Ronald, Sunday was one of the most fun ones in awhile...Trails are drying out, air was fresh and very few contagion potentials out there! Keep it going!
by mandreassen
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 22 - Snoozfest
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: March 22 - Snoozfest

Am I "abnormal"....?
Define normal...Lol, I like it all!
by mandreassen
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: May 2 - Ride for Water - Chilliwack
Replies: 55
Views: 8796

Re: May 2 - Ride for Water - Chilliwack

Wilsons bus line has stopped running as of now...Not sure if they are the provider for bus service up island...
by mandreassen
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop CANCELLED
Replies: 77
Views: 13459

Re: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop CANCELLED

It was cold, It was windy, there were at least 3 large trees down across the goose and the trail up Quimper, lot's of debris but totally rideable. I skipped the summit due to frozen fingers. The "Charters" trail down to the fish hatchery on the sooke river was a great way down though! Hands came bac...
by mandreassen
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop CANCELLED
Replies: 77
Views: 13459

Re: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop

I'll probably show for at least the first stretch, maybe till we can't ride any further near quimper, and the hike a bike starts...Good plan is a flexible plan...
by mandreassen
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday the 13th, no more than 250 ppl
Replies: 10
Views: 1753

Re: Friday the 13th, no more than 250 ppl

Claire, Lol! Get me above the ground with a map...I'll take you wherever you want....On the ground...A few plan B to Z's required! I was actually going to do the road ride (I am SO enjoying my summer bike) but with a forecast of 2 degrees (WTF! Is this March in Victoria, or what??) and rain...yuck. ...
by mandreassen
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: 50 delights of riding your bike
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: 50 delights of riding your bike

I Love this Claire! So much truth and good stuff! Yes! These are great. Almost every one made me smile and nod in agreement. Some darn near choked me up. There are more, of course (and folks have added some goodies in the comments) but it's a great collection to give us warm fuzzies about our chose...
by mandreassen
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday the 13th, no more than 250 ppl
Replies: 10
Views: 1753

Re: Friday the 13th, no more than 250 ppl

It's my lucky day! I'm in, Hopefully we have a directional leader....I could stitch something together but I would be lost at least 1/4 of the time...Rolf!? Ron? Claire? Alan? Bueller!? Any Takers? let's hide from the wind under the cozy canopy of the trees...
by mandreassen
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop CANCELLED
Replies: 77
Views: 13459

Re: March 14 - Big Terra Nova Clockwise Loop

And now... we're a dozen...I think I got a golden ticket from the day! Looking forward to it
by mandreassen
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Sunday Church of Dirt
Replies: 21
Views: 4086

Re: Sunday Church of Dirt

I will see ya'll at Cookbucks
by mandreassen
Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday, February 28: Please read on ...
Replies: 13
Views: 2162

Re: Friday, February 28: Please read on ...

Ron! Let's go shopping!!
N+1
by mandreassen
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Friday, February 28: Please read on ...
Replies: 13
Views: 2162

Re: Friday, February 28: Please read on ...

Don't forget Ronald!
I'm bringing muddy tires so hopefully someone leads so that I can actually find my way home....
by mandreassen
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Cyclocross & Gravel
Topic: Wednesday, February 26 - Farming Doggerel
Replies: 8
Views: 1979

Re: Wednesday, February 26 - Farming Doggerel

In like a really dirty shirt!