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6th Annual Three Floyds Brewpub Ride

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6th Annual Three Floyds Brewpub Ride

Time: January 15, 2011 from 10am to 7pm
Location: Munster, IN
Website or Map: http://www.3floyds.com/brewpu…
Event Type: drinking, bikewinter
Organized By: T.C. O'Rourke
Latest Activity: Feb 1, 2011

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6th Annual Three Floyds Brewpub Ride

10:00 AM Saturday, January 15th, 2009

Daley Plaza or Promontory Point (Lakefront in Hyde Park)

We shall depart Daley Plaza at 10 AM, meeting up with the Promontory Point group at 10:30 AM, and continue to the Three Floyds Brewpub in Munster, Indiana, arriving around 1 PM. We will depart the brewpub around 4 PM. The total distance round trip is approximately 65 miles.

Please RSVP if attending.

The inaugural Three Floyd’s ride was conceived and organized by Mark Sinclair. As many of you know, Mark died in 2006, at age 34, a few days after suffering a brain aneurysm. It was Mark’s hope that this would become an annual event.

Thanks,

T.C.


Here’s a link to Mark’s photos, map and write up of the first year’s ride.

The fine print:

There will be no support vehicle on this ride and each rider is responsible for themselves. The pace will be 12-14 mph with a short break at Wolf Lake.

Mid January weather may likely be extreme, but this ride will proceed regardless of wet, windy and/or freezing weather. Please be prepared for the cold as well as flats/mechanical problems.

Checklist:
Growler
Snacks
Lights
Lock
Pump, tube, tools
Extra layers of clothing (more than you expect to use)
Money

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Comment by jlj on February 1, 2011 at 10:01am
Thanks Ambimb!
Comment by ambimb on February 1, 2011 at 5:04am

I figured a couple of shots from the actual destination were required... There were many more bikes than shown here. It was a very well-attended arctic adventure!

Comment by ambimb on February 1, 2011 at 5:02am

A couple of photos from the 2011 ride. Good times. Cold and a bit windy, but lots of fun. A belated thanks to the organizers/leaders for putting this together and getting us all there. 

Comment by Julie Hochstadter on January 18, 2011 at 6:43pm
Hey, just noticed this ride and The Chainlink were mentioned in last week's Crain's weekly email,link here.
Comment by Julie Hochstadter on January 16, 2011 at 2:16pm
Any pictures up yet??
Comment by jlj on January 16, 2011 at 11:31am
Thanks everybody whom organized / attended / and more!  Molly and I had a blast and can't wait to join some more rides with ya'all.
Comment by Clark Lasswell on January 16, 2011 at 12:55am
I had a great time. You are all so cool and friendly. Nice pace, waited to get in but once inside the warmth could not be beat. Really a fun ride.
Comment by T.C. O'Rourke on January 14, 2011 at 11:22am
We will be riding on the clearest pavement available.  I would recommend the faster bike.
Comment by Jeffrey Parfitt on January 14, 2011 at 10:15am
This being my first 3F ride, I'm wondering what kind of conditions to expect for the route.  My winter bike with fenders and studded tires is what I normally ride, but the length of the route tempts me to take my faster bike with slick tires.  Any thoughts?
Comment by envane (69 furlongs) on January 14, 2011 at 10:09am
Last time I was there in October, they were filling growlers.

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