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Longest Day Ride Checklist and Information PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 18 May 2011 21:32
Hey folks,
We’re getting closer to the LDR and we’re well on our way to having everything taken care of. This is where we are:
  • Hotel is booked.
  • Bike rack is installed on the top of the tahoe
  • Everyone is registered (except crash)
  • We have a sag driver (Marc Malamut)
Here is a quick checklist to use when packing for the LDR.
  • Tubes. Each person should have 4 tubes for their bike. If you’re riding a recumbent, you’ll need at least 3 for each wheel since the tire size is different.
  • Jersey – Please be sure to don your Team Hangover Jersey!
  • Tools – Ill have tools for common issues, but if you need something special, you’re responsible for it. (I guess this is for you, Al.)
  • Cash – You’ll need cash for the following:
    • Hotel room. We have two rooms – we’ll split everything down the middle. The rooms are supposed to be $90 each.
    • Food – This ride makes you hungry. We make plenty of stops and you’ll need cash for food at the hotel or wherever we stop.
    • Gas – I take wear and tear on my truck, so please kick in for gas. Remember, “betsy” will have a lot of miles to travel.
    • Incidentals – Please have extra cash for incidentals. Just in case something happens.
    • SAG Driver – Marc is making a big commitment to drive for us. I’d like to make sure we pay his way and maybe throw him a few bucks.
  • Clothing – Bring a bathing suit! The hotel has a pool. Also bring clothing in case of rain – windbreakers for the morning are wise also. Please also bring two pair of biking socks – you should change them in the middle of the ride.
  • BEER BEER BEER! – We don’t have a designated beer duty person. So what we can do is bring a cooler and get beer along the way. We go through a lot at the end, so Im going to ask everyone to pitch in.
  • FOOD – We need fuel during the ride. We’ll hit a wawa and get fruits, bars, sandwiches, etc. for lunch. You’ll need it.
  • ADVIL/ASPRIN – Pain happens. Bring your supply.
That’s all I can think of right now. Expect another email from me for more information. I’ve gotta go see what Neil Cherry is up to on the LDR website.
Get Excited!
Team Peon.