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2012 M.R. 2nd Friday Rides?
Thread started by barleye at 12.10.11 - 6:47 pm

So everyone had a good time at the Toy Ride...How about continuing the fun into 2012?

January:
February:
March:
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II
May:
June:
July:
August:
September:
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride VII

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Put me and Norma down tentatively for February. Not sure the name but it's going to be a "formal dress" ride.



July
12.10.11 - 6:54 pm

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I was excited about the #99 They Live . That's still happening, right?

(Suck it, Buckchin!)




Joe Borfo
12.10.11 - 7:47 pm

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I'll take MAY 2012.




barleye
12.12.11 - 1:33 am

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I want a month. Maybe January? I have a handful of ride ideas! All awesome! Maybe I want September more. Ummmmm....gotta figure out if I'll be here in January. Fack, just let me get September.



kryxtanicole
12.12.11 - 2:04 am

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March:
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June:
July:
August:
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride VII



kryxtanicole
12.12.11 - 2:28 am

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June:
July:
August:
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride VII



They Live
responding to a comment by kryxtanicole
12.12.11 - 3:31 am

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Hmmmmmmm I want to do one.



OsnapsonJC
12.12.11 - 10:10 am

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July:
August:
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride



OsnapsonJC
12.12.11 - 11:13 am

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DIBS on July of 2012



tallcans4tallbikes
12.12.11 - 11:22 am

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: TALLCANS4TALLBIKES MYSTERY CRUISE (for now)
August:
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride




tallcans4tallbikes
12.12.11 - 11:28 am

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I've updated the Photo Gallery above as the official marker. Please post the actual ride as well so it will appear on the right of the page.



barleye
12.12.11 - 12:15 pm

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: TALLCANS4TALLBIKES MYSTERY CRUISE (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October:
November:
December: All City Toy Ride





barleye
12.12.11 - 12:30 pm

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I possibly have an idea for January, Ill report back shortly




buckchin
responding to a comment by barleye
12.12.11 - 12:34 pm

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I'd love to have Oktoberfest!



jeshii
12.12.11 - 12:55 pm

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Woah!!! All the months are almost taken. Maybe I won't have to do any last minute ride planning in 2012.



Rosiekins
12.12.11 - 1:07 pm

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January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: TALLCANS4TALLBIKES MYSTERY CRUISE (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October: Lederhosen Ride (Jeshii) (The Mars Attacks one may have prior art tho)
November:
December: All City Toy Ride VII



jeshii
12.12.11 - 1:17 pm

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How does that work? The last couple of months we had to struggle to get people and in what 2 days almost every month is taken.



OsnapsonJC
12.12.11 - 1:34 pm

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Midnight Ridazz is not dead. That's how.



Rosiekins
responding to a comment by OsnapsonJC
12.12.11 - 1:38 pm

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Confirmed with Rev. Dak, he's still on for October.

January:
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: MYSTERY CRUISE (TALLCANS4TALLBIKES (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October: UFO Ride II (Mars Attacks) (Rev. Dak
November:
December: All City Toy Ride VII



barleye
12.12.11 - 1:54 pm

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"Midnight Ridazz is not dead. That's how."

ya, so go suck it Palucha...



barleye
responding to a comment by Rosiekins
12.12.11 - 1:55 pm

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Ok, so maybe that was a bit uncalled for...but you know what i'm sayin'



barleye
12.12.11 - 1:56 pm

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Yeah, Just suck it, Palucha!

Wait, he's still not legal yet.




Joe Borfo
responding to a comment by barleye
12.12.11 - 1:59 pm

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I adore you, Barleye! It also could have a lot to do with the amount of fun and love everyone felt on Friday which made them realize these rides can still be fun. ALSO, Brian and I were talking about how there needs to be a fetish ride again. someone do et.



Rosiekins
responding to a comment by barleye
12.12.11 - 1:59 pm

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ill so take november. id like to see gang wars 2!!! but i duno how people feel about it.



dudebra420
12.12.11 - 2:25 pm

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LOL The Barleye sucks ride (You know that guy) ...



OsnapsonJC
12.12.11 - 2:57 pm

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January: HEELS (sara bond & kat namey)
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: MYSTERY CRUISE (TALLCANS4TALLBIKES (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October: UFO Ride II (Mars Attacks) (Rev. Dak
November: GANG WARS II (dudebra)
December: All City Toy Ride VII



katnip
12.13.11 - 7:38 am

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sara bond: PLEASE CONFIRM our HEELS romp :D

buckchin: let me know if you already had something else in mind for January!



katnip
12.13.11 - 7:40 am

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Okay 3 days and we have a full year booked.... WTF!!!


January: HEELS (sara bond & kat namey)
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: MYSTERY CRUISE (TALLCANS4TALLBIKES (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October: UFO Ride II (Mars Attacks) (Rev. Dak
November: GANG WARS II (dudebra)
December: All City Toy Ride VII



OsnapsonJC
12.13.11 - 8:26 am

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NOICE!!

We also have special events planned.

Salton Sea (not camping near salvation mountain)
****secret summer mega event not yet to be published****




Roadblock
12.13.11 - 9:52 am

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IT'S. NOT. GONNA. RAIN.



Rosiekins
responding to a comment by Roadblock
12.13.11 - 11:07 am

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The future of Midnight Ridazz needs to be announced destinations with directions and stopping at reds, otherwise the cop fiasco you witnessed on Toy Ride will continue to happen.

Glo rida suggested this way back, and everyone used to make route slips for all ridazz.

Stopping at reds is going to be the challenge we will need to follow to prevent from becoming the sad story of LACM. If we can just follow the simple steps I mentioned above we can continue to stay strong and keep the cops away.



Joe Borfo
12.13.11 - 11:44 am

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The last 2nd Friday ride I lead, I heard bitching from all sides about me stopping at all the reds. This sort of turned me off from leading an other 2nd Friday ride.



Rosiekins
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.13.11 - 11:58 am

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Rosie. you are a strong woman. bitching shall not deter thee. that is all.



Roadblock
responding to a comment by Rosiekins
12.13.11 - 12:20 pm

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Woah... announced destinations??? I have never ever EVER in almost 2 years had a set route or told anyone whats going to happen on a ride. You don't need to do any of that if people just follow the rules everything works fine.



OsnapsonJC
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.13.11 - 1:54 pm

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I make route slips but just for people that I personally know. There's no doubt that police are infiltrating the rides under our noses... the police would be at every stop at the destination was given out.

Most of my rides stay in residential and off the beaten path. I lad the toy ride and the only reason I stayed in downtown was to go down spring street so people could see the green lane there then fourth street with all the lights and then through nokia center with all the people and all the lights as well. The carnival messed up the nokia part... if it wasn't a christmas ride with all the lights around us I would have taken the ride somewhere else such as east l.a. or lincoln heights.



barleye
responding to a comment by OsnapsonJC
12.13.11 - 2:36 pm

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Dumb phone



barleye
12.13.11 - 2:38 pm

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whatever.

have a nice future.



Joe Borfo
responding to a comment by OsnapsonJC
12.13.11 - 5:09 pm

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handing out routes is old practice. some people do some people dont.

I like the idea of giving out destinations...



Roadblock
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.13.11 - 5:12 pm

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That's cool.



Joe Borfo
responding to a comment by Roadblock
12.13.11 - 11:31 pm

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QUOTE

January: HEELS (sara bond & kat namey)
February: July/Norma? (p.s. this is the anniversary ride so don't fuckitup)
March: Midnight Ridazz 99 "They Live"
April: #100 VeganBananaPenis II (Annie)
May: The Brad Sucks Ride (you know, that guy)
June: Osnapson..... No theme yet but I shall pick a good one.
July: MYSTERY CRUISE (TALLCANS4TALLBIKES (for now)
August: HEAVY METAL RIDE III (Roadblock)
September: It's a surprise (Kryxtanicole)
October: UFO Ride II (Mars Attacks) (Rev. Dak
November: GANG WARS II (dudebra)
December: All City Toy Ride VII

OsnapsonJC
12.13.11 - 8:26 am

END QUOTE

In 2012 I am only going on 2nd Friday rides.



lackflag
12.14.11 - 12:21 am

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By the way!

I haven't checked, but,

if they ain't yet

put 'em on

the CALENDAR! --->



lackflag
12.14.11 - 12:28 am

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I didnt mean to sound like a dick but its true.



OsnapsonJC
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.14.11 - 9:39 am

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The 1 time one of my routes got into the hands of one of the kids on the RWNN, they turned it into a super fast ride and luckily, they were making all the correct turns....i just stayed in the middle of the pack but it defeats the purpose of doing a route and being at the front and making the decisions on when and where to stop...sometimes stuff has to be re-routed for one reason or another....I have no problem telling people i personally know where we are going but i don't hand out route slips to people i don't know for the reason above.



barleye
12.14.11 - 10:01 am

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You guys don't get it.

2nd Friday Rides are large scale rides that have a tendency to break up because of red lights and various speed riders. If you announced just one fucking destination to meet up at, then if it gets broken up people still know where to go if hey were told a place to meet up. You don't HAVE to have a fucking route slip. It just helps for certain rides, but this is beyond you guys. 2nd friday rides will get broken up because of thier large scale nature and this is the fucking solution. Reds are the law and common sense,

If that doesn't make sense then I give the fuck up. Go ride LACM and have a great time.
I'm done.



Joe Borfo
12.14.11 - 10:07 am

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why get so hostile???

for me only....I'm not saying in my postings to run red lights...i'm just saying my rides stay together cuz Harry and I run a tight ship on them. We don't call out turns and we make it to each destination just fine....the rule is to stay behind the music and if you do, you'll get to the stops fine...

Sometimes reds are inevitable when people ride in front of us and go thru the reds before we get there and the ride follows them. You have seen this happen many times...If you have any solutions to keeping people from riding ahead of the pack, please let us know.

Borfo...smile.



barleye
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.14.11 - 10:25 am

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None of you are listening to my point.

RWNN and Monday night Rehab are not 2nd Friday rides.

Reds will be run. I know that - I'm not that dumb.

No one has even acknowledged or tried doing what I said in the way that I suggested.



so Fuck it. (written while smiling)






Joe Borfo
responding to a comment by barleye
12.14.11 - 10:35 am

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Even if the ride leaders are stopping at red lights, the larger a ride gets, the possibility increases that riders further back in the pack will be confronted with having to make a decision to either be legal, stop at red lights and lose continuity with the ride or to run the red light and risk a ticket.

I know we think of the ride as a continuous train, but the cops don't necessarily see it that way.



mr rollers
responding to a comment by barleye
12.14.11 - 10:39 am

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I hear what you guys are saying....I think everyone knows you run the risk of getting a red light ticket. Re-grouping is a big key to the rides as well. I do it and It's up to others to do it too if they lead a ride. Borfo, any ride you lead, hand out a route slip. Nobody is stopping you and nobody is stopping you from asking others to do so either. Personally I don't. We've all been corking for years now....It's part of what we do. If I approach a red light, I don't go thru it UNLESS it's clear for blocks in both directions. If I'm leading a ride and I enter a green and I have 200 people behind me, some will be caught at a red light...What is your solution for that scenario?



barleye
12.14.11 - 11:21 am

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For christ sakes, I didn't say you have to have a route slip. Just let people know where to meet up if they get lost is all I have been saying for the last 3 years.

In regards to your question, if someone is caught at a red light at a busy intersection and the bike train is thinning out and they cant keep up, THEY STOP! Hopefully if you do it my way, they will know where to go if they get lost.

THE ENNND



Joe Borfo
responding to a comment by barleye
12.14.11 - 11:42 am

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ok. :)



barleye
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12.14.11 - 12:03 pm

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****secret summer mega event not yet to be published****


YESSSSSSSSSSSSS



imachynna
12.14.11 - 6:02 pm

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Maybe someone will invent an app for all kinds of phones that will be a sort of gps system for rides, so even if you're running late or get lost, you can turn to this awesome app and find where the ride went/is going.




July
12.14.11 - 8:41 pm

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Can't you basically do that with 'latitudes'? Its on the Droid and Iphone. If all your friends are active on it, you can track them all over the city (or world).



stevo4
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12.14.11 - 11:54 pm

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There are a few apps that do this, actually. Aside from the one that SteveO mentioned, there's one called Instamapper that we used to broadcast the location of Passage #100 (our daytime century), so that people who were planning to meet us could know where we were. People don't need a special app to view your location; you can just give out a link to the map that shows your location (and recent path).

There's also one called Geoloqi, which tries to be a little slicker, but also tends to be more buggy (or at least it was when I tried it on my droid phone) and requires a Twitter account (which I found annoying). I think that with that one, you don't need a special app to broadcast your location either.

Really, anybody with the initiative could broadcast their location on a ride and post a public link to the map. There's nothing stopping anyone from doing that.



nathansnider
responding to a comment by July
12.15.11 - 12:26 am

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Eyah...



Joe Borfo
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12.15.11 - 12:28 am

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"you don't need a special app to broadcast your location either."

...or rather, people don't need a special app to view your location (since it's just an embedded Google map. You do need an app to broadcast it.



nathansnider
12.15.11 - 12:28 am

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Security culture, yo.



nathansnider
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12.15.11 - 12:29 am

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Anybody with a smart fone can bump a thread with a location...



JOKER
12.15.11 - 1:48 am

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you gonna be aight?



Roadblock
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12.15.11 - 2:27 am

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Joe Borfo
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12.15.11 - 4:09 am

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Joe Borfo
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12.15.11 - 11:35 am

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Breathe homie it will all be okay. I get what your saying and the one thing about me is I don't run reds. I know whats up and I just dont see a need for letting people know where we are going. We all have our own way of doing things and if you want slips then go for it...



OsnapsonJC
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12.15.11 - 2:51 pm

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UNFORTUNATELY.... I HAVE TO HAND THE JANUARY 2ND FRIDAY BACK UP FOR GRABS due to time/weather constraints :(

AND... i see and value ALL of OSNAP, BORFO, AND BARLEYE's ride leader points :)



katnip
12.17.11 - 12:29 am

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They Live
12.17.11 - 9:41 am

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MIDNIGHT RIDAZZZZZZZZZZZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
RIDE ON AND ON AND ON AND ONNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN
WOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
RIDE ONNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN



imachynna
responding to a comment by They Live
12.17.11 - 10:11 am

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!so whos doing january ???????????????????????????



dudebra420
12.19.11 - 6:24 am

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I'm tempted.



Joe Borfo
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12.19.11 - 10:19 am

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DUE ET





Roadblock
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.19.11 - 11:39 am

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THE SNUGGIE RIDE.



Roadblock
responding to a comment by Joe Borfo
12.19.11 - 11:39 am

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@RB

aHAHAHAHA!

January: Cold Pasadena Ride a.k.a. Snuggie Ride



Joe Borfo
12.19.11 - 12:03 pm

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January: Snuggie Ride .



Joe Borfo
12.19.11 - 12:06 pm

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