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Offline Darrinw2001

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #45 on: May 26, 2010, 04:46:35 PM »
I'm in. You still got a carpool spot available, Darrin?
 
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #46 on: May 26, 2010, 05:14:20 PM »
*thumbsup* It's in the Palm Pilot, alarm set. (man 6am is going to roll around awful-and-I-do-mean-awful early :D)
 
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #47 on: May 26, 2010, 09:07:43 PM »
I don't mind meeting at 7:30 at Best Buy.  I will drive, but if anyone needs a ride, I can take 4 bikes and riders (obviously 3 and myself).  Gas $ is not a necessity.
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #48 on: May 29, 2010, 01:02:27 PM »
If anyone needs a ride, let me know.  If there are more than two of us, I will have to put on the rack extension ( :o ).
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #49 on: May 30, 2010, 08:16:53 AM »
Well, I was planning on doing this and was prepared, but we had a death in the family late Friday night (My brother in-law) so it looks like I will have to cancel. The good thing is Coach has offered to take anyone who wants to car pool (Bill Nye/John M).


I will have to re-schedule and possibly do it with a camping trip included. 

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #50 on: May 30, 2010, 10:12:40 AM »
Well, I was planning on doing this and was prepared, but we had a death in the family late Friday night (My brother in-law) so it looks like I will have to cancel. The good thing is Coach has offered to take anyone who wants to car pool (Bill Nye/John M).


I will have to re-schedule and possibly do it with a camping trip included.
Sorry to hear of your loss Darrin.  My thoughts are with you and your family.

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #51 on: May 30, 2010, 11:45:42 AM »
I am still game, but I won't be going alone.  I have never even been to the Landbridge, let alone done the Epic.  If others are still going please post.  Again, I can take three others, but I need to know ahead of time.  Also, does anyone know the route or done it before?
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #52 on: May 30, 2010, 05:03:14 PM »
Darrin, condolences. We'll ride when it works out better.

Coach,  I can put a map on my phone, but it'll be an overview image from the site and not a fancy-schmancy GPS map. I'm still down for some punishment, and don't mind being the one with the responsibility to "lead" but I'm an EPIC newbie too, and nor am I the one with a pace to jackrabbit ahead and scout :D

Plan was SR60 exit probably Best Buy, but I'm flexible. I'm coming out of SRQ so wherever works for a meetup.

Who-all's in? I've got a box of GUs with Santos written all over it, and I tried (somewhat... successfully, somewhat :D) to keep this weekend's previous riding to a minimum.

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #53 on: May 30, 2010, 05:50:58 PM »
you guys wont have any problems navigating the epic. well marked both ways, just follow the signs in the direction you want to go. Not many choices on trails that would confuse you. Print out the map from the OMBA.org site ,and you will be good to go.

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #54 on: May 30, 2010, 06:53:39 PM »
You can print the Epic map from this web page http://www.omba.org/images/stories/2006/epic/index.htm and the Land  Bridge trail head is shown on the map. Sorry about missing this guys. I am going to take Spencer to Boyette in the AM and My Sister in-law and her family are coming over for a bbq lunch. Her husbands funeral is on Wednesday.

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #55 on: May 30, 2010, 09:36:55 PM »
I'm ready.  I have the maps.  We will start from the Landbridge and do the Santos side first.  Then refuel and do the Landbridge side next.  I will be at Best BUy parking lot by 7:30 a.m.  If anyone needs a ride let me know!
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #56 on: May 30, 2010, 09:38:28 PM »
I'm ready.  [...] If anyone needs a ride let me know!
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #57 on: May 30, 2010, 10:46:08 PM »
Jason,  I am sorry, but I am hammered.  Tgere is no way I am going to mak it.  Tpo much rum,,,      I will try again sorry.
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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #58 on: May 30, 2010, 11:14:00 PM »
Jason,  I am sorry, but I am hammered.  Tgere is no way I am going to mak it.  Tpo much rum,,,      I will try again sorry.

Rum is good stuff.  Could have been tequila, but rum is good stuff.

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Re: Who wants to do the Santos Epic on Memorial Day?
« Reply #59 on: May 31, 2010, 06:23:48 AM »
So it sounds like the whole operation is scrubbed, for this time around. We'll get it together for some other time.

If I'm wrong and anybody's still heading North, doesn't mind a carpool, and gets this message early enough... if you can give me transit time from Sarasota's worth of notice, go ahead and send me a text. 941 area code , then 4475844.

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