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Hillary Anctil's view of the great New Years day ride
General · 9th January 2012
Mick Bromley
I had a couple of beautifully enthusiastic phone calls [on the subject of bike rides], which is enough to get me excited for a few crazy adventures in 2012! How about we do a Quadra ride on Sunday 5th February, something like a 50km or 100km or whatever someone dreams up. This might encourage more riders if we keep it local. And of course it is still February, so we may need a bit of flexibility for bad weather.
The concept of everyone looking after themselves (re: food and transport etc) seemed to work well, folks joining for part of the ride and then splitting off seemed to also work well and keeps things very inclusive.
A few ideas....
1) A 100 miler on Quadra but a bit later in the year to let folks train up for it as a personal challenge.
2) An off road big loop in Cumberland
3) All the roads on Cortes
4) April 1st is a Sunday, so how about a Fools' ride?
5) A 'Naked' ride.... hmm, what does that really mean?
Anyway, I'm certainly enjoying trying to think up rides. Who's in for Sunday 5th February 50k or 100km on Quadra?