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 Post subject: Shout out to enduro bros
PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:00 am 
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Thank you to the four enduro bros who yielded right-of-way to me yesterday at Calavera. I was so focused on digging deep in granny gear to clean that narrow uphill corkscrew turn that I didn’t see who you were as you flew into the bushes or leaned over to let me pass, although one blur of a face struck a note of recognition.

To have failed to make it would have done a disservice to your sacrifice! I hope you heard the “thank you” shouted over my shoulder.

I’ve never seen anyone ride down that trail as most folks go up it, but I’m glad I dinged my bell as I started up, and that you were alert. I generally pull over for numerical superiority, or just folks enjoying the downhill flow, but you reacted faster than I could. By the way, I don’t mean enduro bros as a pejorative term, just a descriptive term for that style of bikes and colorful kit.

Thanks again.


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And another shout out, for a random act of camaraderie. After toiling slowly up the monkey flower trail late yesterday, I was crossing the power line road to that roller coaster trail with a bit of zest and some minor air on the downhill run-in, when an enduro bro in red pajamas and goggles gave me a big grin and a thumbs up as we passed. Thanks - that boosted my enthusiasm another notch.



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Great post. Wish I could thank it twice. Wait. I can! Thanks!

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Cool new icon pic you got there Dan!

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 1:15 pm 
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Ray Dolor wrote:
Cool new icon pic you got there Dan!


Thank you. However, since I decided to sleep in last Sunday instead of joining Big Clyde’s birthday ride, I’m considering changing it to this:

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That's hilarious.

And a belated Happy Birthday to Big Clyde!

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