Tuesday, March 12, 2013

One!



FT3 shall work together as a team and hopefully we won't fail at any Hand Slings tonight!

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  1. 2.
    1 hr of no-lights riding. Should be sweet. Just back from Solvang Century so I'll be sore and slow tonight.

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  2. Who raced the Cool Classic? Cappy? NewB?

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  3. Sounds like THTH did some secret training in Solvang. Perhaps the faster riders can give him a few hand slings. As for speed, I'll always be at the end of the pack.

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  4. 7:06 PM Sunset in Pollywood tonight. Forecast calls for a high of 73 and low of 43 today: should be fantastic trail conditions.

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  5. I could see some hand slinging on the lake loop.

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  6. Might be time for some mud slinging in the HCF...

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  7. waiting for x-ray results on my left ankle. More than 3 weeks after the race, she's still all messed up. Wanting to rule out a fracture before I really mess it up.

    We'll see what the doc has to say......

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  8. I would hazard a guess that conditions are mild enough that RG could join us. Unfortunately, that means they will be too mild for Cappy.

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  9. I wonder if I sling some mud at Cappy he will some how hear it and chime in. He has his special powers for that.
    I know I've been totally off the radar for two weeks, but still i question where are the rest this week. C'Man, Cappy, RG (Manny R).

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  10. Hand jive, hand jive, I'm number FIVE!! No wait, did I hear balloon twisting? Shoooot. This one time, at band camp (you remember band camp, right Cappy?), I put a ballon on my.....Oh NM ;) See ya at the squito lot, unless Cappy shows, and then I go fetch SansAuto....

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  11. Oh, and I'm guessing RG will be tucking into some brie, a bottle of Beaujolais, and a baguette of bread by start time. They eat a bit later en fran├žais, vous savez?

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  12. FIVE!

    Planned all along, had to go into office FTF and could not contribute to HCF. I do have lot's of brie, duck and pastries to work off; I'll be joining the chit chat crew at the rear.

    I hit up Cappy (newly appointed member of parks commission) via text asking about new 'lane designations' on ED Trail; we need to table the merits of implemented approach on the taco table. BTW - no reply on the text, he might be OOP.

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    1. Dear Rock God - I apologize for not swiftly replying to your text regarding trail markings. The merits of appropriate trail markings and travel direction are worthy of a lengthy in-person discussion. Please consider this reply as an offer for a future in person meeting to discuss this important matter. Sincerely, Cap'n

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    2. Oops, I guess I'm SIX, I missed the third "IVE" in the worthy commit by Mr. Counselor.

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    3. Cappy - Very professional response, you know this is the HCF right?

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    4. get used to it, RG. As an outgoing politician, I know we pride ourselves on canned responses and form letters. Tradecraft, if you will. Since I speak this language, allow me to translate:

      "RG, My bad, we gotta table it for tacos. Later!"

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    5. and if I were texting this to you, I might include a handful of questionable photos...but that's a conversation for another time!!!

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  13. I heard from celebrity bartender and fair-weather FT3er that Cappy was spotted at a fundraising event on saturday night getting drunk on banana daiquiris and engaging anyone who would listen about the prospects of a bike park in Placerville. It was unclear if he was going to be fit to race the next day.

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    1. Oh yeah, good point, I did have a few strong Lagunitas and a margarita the night before the race..Less gears more beers

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  14. Yes, the Cool Classic was indeed Classic this weekend. Potential record fast lap time's were in order with the unusually dry conditions. As for me, I just rode my own race and put 2 SS laps for a respectable 9th place finish in 1:32, 9 minutes shy of the winning time and 5 seconds shy of the guy I almost caught (who happened to be Joe Cool). Not the top five I was hoping for but not bad for having not ridden more than 5 hours any week since the beginning of December.

    Cappy Jr. bested me by 2 spots taking 7th out of 26 in the 3.4 mile kids race, He was 5 minutes off the winning pace and only 1 second behind the boy he almost caught.

    Out due to baseball tonight, XTeric's wife said something about a 'prior' commitment when informed of this evening's scrimmage game...Major DTI points...I hear his son will be at the game...

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  15. Form Xteric: "going to twist balloon animals for awhile and will join later"

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  16. So does that mean that Xteric is partially in? I'll leave my phone on and he could chime in mid-ride.

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