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Report: Atomic War Preparedness Ride

Posted by on June 26th, 2005 at 11:59 pm

Reported by Shawn Granton:
Ride date: June 23

Figures:

  • total riders: 50
  • riders all the way up Kelly Butte: most of that 50
  • riders all the way to Chez Bernard for the movies: about 20
  • men in dresses: 1
  • tall bikes: 3? 4?
  • gas masks: a few
  • hazmat suits: 2
  • authentic Civil Defense hats: 1
  • confused civilians: many
  • buttes climbed: one
  • wrong turns: one (sorry!)
  • bike collisions: one
  • total length of ride: 4 1/2 hours

For a full report visit the Urban Adventure League Blog!

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