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  • Howard Gilbert
    Tim, I would not want to go against your Buddhist prediliction and concur with a clockwise circumnavigation. I d like to keep open the option of carpooling or
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      Tim,
      I would not want to go against your Buddhist prediliction and concur
      with a clockwise
      circumnavigation.
      I'd like to keep open the option of carpooling or riding across High 37.
      What was the rest of the route that the Bicycle Coalition used?
      Howard

      On Nov 12, 2005, at 9:12 AM, Timothy Gilbert wrote:

      > Howard,  My Buddhist predeliction ususally wins with a clockwise
      > circumambulation, but I can go either way.  When the Bicycle Coalition
      > did their circuit, they started in Novato and went clockwise.  That
      > allowed an early morning start (most riders started between 4 and 5
      > a.m.)  around highway 37, one of the trickiest stretches of their
      > route.  I'm not sure that any of the parallel northern routes are any
      > safer.  I believe that thier route also included about every hill
      > along the way, something that I would like to temper a bit. 
      >  
      > I like the idea of pedaling the entire distance, and that would note
      > include using BART or the ferries.  There could certainly be
      > alternatives and shortcuts for those interested.  Since planning can
      > be half the fun, let's get together with anyone and all interested and
      > look at routes, logistics, schedules, etc. 
      >  
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      >> 1. Around the Bay in a few days
      >> From: "timagilbert"
      >> 2. Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >> From: Howard Gilbert
      >> 3. Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >> From: Allan Jensen
      >> 4. Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >> From: Howard Gilbert
      >> 5. Re: Around The Bay Ride
      >> From: Vernon Davis
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      >> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 17:45:55 -0000
      >> From: "timagilbert"
      >> Subject: Around the Bay in a few days
      >>
      >> Howard, et al;
      >>
      >> I would be very interested in a 2-3 day circuit of the Bay in the
      >> Spring. Let's do it!
      >>
      >> Tim
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      >> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 10:53:47 -0800
      >> From: Howard Gilbert
      >> Subject: Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >>
      >> You're on Tim.
      >> Shall we go clockwise or counterclockwise?
      >> Howard
      >> On Nov 11, 2005, at 9:45 AM, timagilbert wrote:
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      >> > Howard, et al;
      >> >
      >> > I would be very interested in a 2-3 day circuit of the Bay in the
      >> > Spring. Let's do it!
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      >> > Tim
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      >> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 13:04:30 -0800 (PST)
      >> From: Allan Jensen
      >> Subject: Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >>
      >> Hey guys,
      >> I'm also interested. As you may or may not know, I am volunteering
      >> with
      >> ABAG's Bay Trail Project to ride the entire "Bay Trail System" (at
      >> least
      >> those parts which are conducive to road bikes versus unpaved parts
      >> which
      >> require mountain bikes.
      >> I recently found the following web site
      >> http://home.earthlink.net/~rayo04/
      >> which is the log of a guy who WALKED around the bay. He has some very
      >> interesting observations which are pertinent to bikers who want to do
      >> the
      >> same thing (particularly as you get up into Marin and Sonoma
      >> Counties).
      >> His comments and links to getting Maps are well worth the reading and
      >> would suggest that we do the same with lots of prior planning before
      >> embarking on such a ride.
      >>
      >> AJ
      >>
      >> --- Howard Gilbert wrote:
      >>
      >> > You're on Tim.
      >> > Shall we go clockwise or counterclockwise?<
      >> > Howard
      >> > On Nov 11, 2005, at 9:45 AM, timagilbert wrote:
      >> >
      >> > > Howard, et al;
      >> > >
      >> > > I would be very interested in a 2-3 day circuit of the Bay in the
      >> > > Spring. Let's do it!
      >> > >
      >> > > Tim
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      >> Allan Jensen
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      >> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 14:05:50 -0800
      >> From: Howard Gilbert
      >> Subject: Re: Around the Bay in a few days
      >>
      >> Alan,
      >> Thanks for the suggested web site. I read it and agree with his
      >> concern
      >> about the North Bay-
      >> "The next walk was the one I dreaded - from Vallejo to Ignacio (south
      >> of Novato)"
      >> Some years ago we biked to SF from Napa and went through the town of
      >> Sonoma.
      >> It added miles but was considerably safer. I don't mind going farther
      >> in order to have some piece of mind.
      >> We should continue to collect ideas on routes etc., then sometime
      >> after
      >> the first of the year we
      >> should meet for a ride, followed by a laying out of all our ideas (
      >> Maybe at a good pub).
      >> Welcome aboard.
      >> Howard
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> -Hey guys,
      >> > I'm also interested. As you may or may not know, I am volunteering
      >> > with
      >> > ABAG's Bay Trail Project to ride the entire "Bay Trail System" (at
      >> > least
      >> > those parts which are conducive to road bikes versus unpaved parts
      >> > which
      >> > require mountain bikes.
      >> > I recently found the following web site
      >> > http://home.earthlink.net/~rayo04/
      >> > which is the log of a guy who WALKED around the bay. He has some
      >> very
      >> > interesting observations which are pertinent to bikers who want to
      >> do
      >> > the
      >> > same thing (particularly as you get up into Marin and Sonoma
      >> > Counties).
      >> > His comments and links to getting Maps are well worth the reading
      >> and
      >> > would suggest that we do the same with lots of prior planning before
      >> > embarking on such a ride.
      >> >
      >> > AJ
      >> >
      >> > --- Howard Gilbert wrote:
      >> >
      >> > > You're on Tim.
      >> > > Shall we go clockwise or counnterclockwise?
      >> > >    Howard
      >> > > On Nov 11, 2005, at 9:45 AM, timagilbert wrote:
      >> > >
      >> > > > Howard, et al;
      >> > > >
      >> > > >  I would be very interested in a 2-3 day circuit of the Bay in
      >> the
      >> > > >  Spring. Let's do it!
      >> > > >
      >> > > >  Tim
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      >> Message: 5
      >> Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 21:54:31 -0800 (PST)
      >> From: Vernon Davis
      >> Subject: Re: Around The Bay Ride
      >>
      >> I might be. Keep me posted on the dates and other details. I'll see
      >> if I can join you. It would be fun.
      >>
      >> Vernon
      >>
      >> Howard Gilbert wrote:
      >> A few months back there was a posting about riding around The Bay
      >> in one day. It got me thinking about doing it but at a more leisurely
      >> pace.
      >> I'm thinking of doing it in around 3 days, staying in motels,
      >> traveling
      >> light,
      >> and using back roads where possible.
      >> I'm inclined toward doing it midweek and sometime around March or
      >> April.
      >> Anyone interested?
      >> Howard
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