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Ride SAT, NOV 29th - Autumn ride to Ogawamachi

Aron B

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Mar 24, 2012
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As the days get shorter, so do the rides. Note the start time, 7.30am.

INFO:
Meet Time: 7:30am
Meet Place: at the Spaceship (HERE)
Climbing: ~1200-1500m
Distance: ~100km
Route: HERE

I'm a bit worried about snow on the Green Line, but with the ample sunshine it should be okay -- let's just be careful. Possible udon lunch after Sadamine (~78km).

We may have a special guest appearance by @Blue Ridge.
 
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leicaman

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Sep 20, 2012
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Weather is looking pretty dodgy for tomorrow. Are people planning to ride still?
 

Andy in Tokyo

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Dec 16, 2012
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I'm not sure. I think the bed might win out over the bike tomorrow morning, to be honest: the past four days at work have felt like an eternity.

If I'm not at the spaceship, head on!
 

leicaman

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Sep 20, 2012
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With the rain forecast I'm gonna give his one a miss. Have a good ride guys.
 

Aron B

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Mar 24, 2012
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Just woke up to see your messages. I'm just going to ride out, we can always bail if it gets bad. It looks okay at the moment.
 

leicaman

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Sep 20, 2012
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It pained me to miss the ride but as predicted, the rain did arrive.

@Musashi13 riding in the rain with no rainwear isn't hard, it's stupid. I may or may not be heading to a well known cycling clothes shop as I type this, to remedy the "no rainwear" situation.
 

Musashi13

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Aug 27, 2012
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Thought today might spur you on in you decision.

Hard is oft mistaken for stupid by those who are soft.
 

Blue Ridge

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May 5, 2012
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Arrived late (I thought it was an 8 am rendezvous) then met Aron briefly on his way home nursing a bald tyre. Rain started when I reached Tokigawa and was quite pleasant for a while, but got cold as I rode higher so I turned back before the summit and caught the 12:40 from Ogawa. Packing the bike now for tonight's flight home to Dubai, where the cycling season is in full swing.

Looking forward to another TCC ride on my next visit - perhaps in the spring.

Jonathan
 
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