Retro Riverloop Raturdays :D

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Postby Dan » Mon May 20, 2013 8:54 pm

I know the way. Both ways, in fact.
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Postby munga » Mon May 20, 2013 8:58 pm

quang could do a guide to the reverse loop if we ask him.
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Postby Dan » Mon May 20, 2013 9:06 pm

I'll get onto council to make sure the street sweepers repair the route in time.
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Postby Wazza » Fri May 24, 2013 7:26 am

Dan wrote:I know the way. Both ways, in fact.

I've heard that from people in the street!
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Postby Dan » Fri May 24, 2013 12:38 pm

heheh.

6:30am Melb Hotel Browning St West End. Reverse Gateway sightseeing loop.
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Postby Wazza » Fri May 24, 2013 4:10 pm

Reverse Gateway or reverse riverloop?
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Postby Dan » Fri May 24, 2013 4:17 pm

Dan wrote:heheh.

6:30am Melb Hotel Browning St West End. Reverse Gateway sightseeing loop.
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Postby Velo13 » Sat May 25, 2013 9:18 am

Great ride today boys. Great to meet the Lotts and Andrew for the first time. Hope to ride again soon.
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Postby munga » Sat May 25, 2013 4:31 pm

I don't even know those people!
What's going on?
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Postby landscapecadmonkey » Sat May 25, 2013 5:04 pm

Velo13 wrote:Great ride today boys. Great to meet the Lotts and Andrew for the first time. Hope to ride again soon.

Likewise Josh. Was good to put some faces to names, and take the Repco out for a ride.
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Postby Velo13 » Sun May 26, 2013 3:48 pm

munga wrote:I don't even know those people!
What's going on?


You're out of the loop, Munga! :lol:
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Postby RobM » Wed May 29, 2013 11:25 am

Hoping to make it along this weekend to join you guys. Ill tell you all the stories from Bridge2Bridge ride.
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Postby Dan » Fri May 31, 2013 6:45 pm

RobM wrote:Hoping to make it along this weekend to join you guys. Ill tell you all the stories from Bridge2Bridge ride.


As long as they're not sore arse stories.

6:30, ok 6:32 departure. Browning St. West End. Bonus points for leg warmers and hot water bottles.
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Postby Big_Red » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:02 pm

Despite the week of rainy nearly non commuting disappointment, Steve and myself managed a bit of a ramble thru Red Hill, Newmarket, Ballymore, Brekky Creek & Ascot on Saturday and was only lightly sprinkled on. I found out later that Dan & Wazza engaged in quite a bit of hill climbing out the back of Samford which likely would have killed me, as i'm built for comfort, not for speed. :)
Fingers crossed for some better weather next time. It's great checking out new places in Brissie, as i usually ride bayside from Wynnum to the city & to the southeast, to Carindale, Mt Gravatt, Wishart, Chandler and as far as Rochedale.

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Postby Velo13 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:05 pm

Bartleys Hill?
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Postby Velo13 » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:07 pm

Yep, top of Massey Street. Oh, I can recall an evening up there ....
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Postby munga » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:13 pm

yep, at the bus stop.

steve seems like such a nice bloke, but you go for a ride with him and wonder if he's trying to kill you.
did he talk to you all the way up blair st?
it's not a real ride with steve until you've left some stomach lining somewhere.
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Postby Big_Red » Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:39 pm

Ding! we have a winner, that's the top of Blair St, at the bus stop.

While deciding where to ride at 6.40am after waiting for anyone else to turn up, Steve suggested a ride thru a bit of the northside and promised me that the route was *fairly* flat...
Steve, I think was taking it easy in front while ascending the hill up Crosby Rd, Massey St, then Blair St, while i was trying not to burst a vessel. :oops:
All good though and there were some nice long descents to make up for it, which due to my superior weight advantage meant i could overtake Steve without even pedaling. :lol:
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Postby Dan » Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:30 am

Velo13 wrote:Yep, top of Massey Street. Oh, I can recall an evening up there ....


I recall...
Central Park in Fall...

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Postby Wazza » Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:20 pm

Who's up?
6:30am, you know where?
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Postby munga » Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:22 pm

yep. sounds right.
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Postby Dan » Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:44 pm

yup - the punk coming, too - mr velo by the sounds - perhaps jt cairo as well
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Postby Lukeyboy » Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:57 pm

Dan wrote:
Velo13 wrote:Yep, top of Massey Street. Oh, I can recall an evening up there ....


I recall...
Central Park in Fall...


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How you tore your dress..
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Postby Dan » Fri Jun 07, 2013 7:15 pm

you just qualified for raturday, Luke :)
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Postby Lukeyboy » Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:01 pm

Haha. I might have qualified but I think the 2013 carbon fibre roadie disqualifies me from being "Retro" :lol:
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