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Half Fast Weekend Rides 2 & 3 August 2014

Half-Fast Mike

Lanterne Rouge-et-vert
May 22, 2007
Saturday 2nd August - Ice Cream Ride (Warren)
Summer is here and that must mean it’s time for an Ice Cream!!! I’ll be riding up the Arakawa to Enomoto Farm where they make their own ice cream. This will be an ‘out and back’ of around 100km making this an intermediate ride.Map here
We will be starting at the Grand Hyatt in Roppongi Hills at8.45. We aim to get back to the August (Roppongi) for a beer by 4pm.warren.preen[at]nomura.com o8o 2oo5 8654 (no texts).
Sunday 3rd August - Kasai Rinkai Park & Back (Ira)
Meet at 10:00 a.m. Meet: Grand Hyatt at Roppongi HIlls. Contact: Ira Stevens o8o-5673-9o42 (call or send text to here)
Ride our regular route out towards Odaiba, via Tsukiji but then head towards Tokyo Heliport and cross the bridge over to Kasai Rinkai Park for a ride of 22 km and a quick break. Then we tour the park and on to the The Red River Road before we head back via the Tokyo Heliport, Wakasu Park, the Gomi bridge, and into Odaiba for our second break at about 55 km, where we meet up with the beginners ride. Then we ride back to Roppongi for Simon’s BBQ. (Early riders can leave their back pack with change of clothes at 9:30am at Simon’s place.) Total ride from 65 to 75 km. Easy to Medium pace, but distance makes this an intermediate ride.
Sunday 3rd August - Odaiba Beginners ride (Andrew)
Meet at 11:30 a.m. Meet: Grand Hyatt at Roppongi HIlls. Contact: Andrew Welford o9o-6317-oo44, welford[at]tokyo.email.ne.jp
Beginners, 30 km, gentle pace. Meet at the Grand Hyatt in Roppongi Hills at 11:30 for 11:40 departure (phone if you will be late). Out to Odaiba by the usual route. We will have refreshments at the beach cafe and meet up with the intermediate group there. Then we will ride back (at beginners' pace), and optionally go on to Captain Simon's BBQ. You can change clothes at Simon's after the ride but you will have to carry your clothes with you on the ride.
Simon’s BBQ starts around 3:30pm.
All are welcome to join in, but we need your help with BYOB for some food and drink, or help to cover some of the cost (500 to 1000yen). Captain Simon’s apartment: 3-8-50-101 Motoazabu, Minato-ku, http://goo.gl/maps/sNPuM
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