Re: [CR]Re: Velo Rendezvous 5 Timing

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Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 13:48:30 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Velo Rendezvous 5 Timing
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Mark Ritz wrote:
> Yo, Chuck,
> I would dearly love to attend the VR, but as Riccardo Bulissimo states, it's
> really hard to attend after slaving over a hot convention center for five or
> more days. Adding in the need to bring at least one bike + clothes, in
> addition to the booth requirements for two booths (inside and out), makes this a
> difficult task for quite a few of us. I, for one, am driving a truck crammed
> full for the show and couldn't fit a bike in if I tried.
> So to drive 1750 miles to Vegas and back and then another 1375 a few days
> later is just not in the cards. And I am sure that others are in the same
> boat...
> Cheers,
> Mark Ritz
> Arcata, CA
> A looooong way from Arcadia, CA

Funny thing... it turns out that proximity to the event and its timing have little to do with attendance. Attendees from Japan, England, New Zealand, Canada and the Midwestern and Eastern United States seem to bear this out. Just an observation.

All besides the point of course...

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Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California