> > >>I'm a big bicycle-drooler these days. Riding my first > >>(imperial) century on July 24. Whee! > > Very Nice! 100 miles, eh? ... Minimum sweat!! ;-) > > Cool looking jersey! ... Then again ... for $63 - it oughtta be! > > You sure 'bout that date? Maybe I'm on the wrong site - New River > Valley Bicycle Assoc outta Blacksburg, Virginia? [Sorry - can't > remember zactly where you zipped off to.] Their website seems to Such a memory -- I'm in Richmond, and the ride is the Powhatan Tour de Vin, in conjunction with their wine festival: http://www.powhatanchamberofcommerce.org/PowhatansFestivalOfTheGrape2005.htm I'm thinking of the Blue Ridge Extreme as well, though only the metric (100Km, 62mi) because 8000+ft of climbing just scares me lol (http://www.blueridgeextreme.com/). Cycling has officially replaced hockey, though I still strap the skates on once a week. I'm riding 80-120mi/week, and loving every minute of it :) Are you (still) 'round these parts?