City Bike Shop is certainly a cast of characters, and there’s no better example of that than our Wednesday night team rides. Sometimes on the road, often on the trails, occasionally on the gravel; the rides are decided on a whim and decidedly whimsical. They are always fun. Sometimes, we share Captain Bradferd’s recaps here on the blog, and this one is a can’t miss. Don’t know who he’s talking about? It hardly matters.
"Beware ye that show up to a Joust with a pen knife." Searching for the West Side Grail required the right bike as was evident when guest leader Tim the Enchanter arrived sitting atop his mountain bike. In fact all Mud Lake residents arrived on them. The quest started out civil enough , at least terrain wise, with a mixture of actual gravel and pave. However, shoot outs began early as Pac Man Jr flexed his muscle on the first climb. Throughout the knight, Pac Man Jr rained hell on all-comers much like Sir Lancelot . Charges were made by Vlad the Impaler ( formerly Vicenzo ), the Dead Pirate , The Admiral, Deano ,Contador, and Tim the Enchanter. Not far off the back, tapping out a steady Tempo, was Cindy Lou Who and off in the distance Roy silently pulled Steve O and Jeff "Rube" Hall back to the quest Caravan. Speaking of Rube he was no brave Sir Robin as he suffered intensely throughout the quest.
For approximately 30 miles Tim the Enchanter led flyers, throwing one mile gaps within two mile distances. The logging road from Hell known as " Bad Naughty Zuet" took a serious toll as experienced sand master Steve O was forced to throw it in into a 130 rpm spin at the start. The Admiral was able to throw a flyer in at the end of Bad Naughty Zuet however his valiant effort was thwarted by a neutralized peloton. The final shoot outs were initiated by Tim the Enchanter; however Jr Pac Man bridged huge gaps to lay siege on the rest of we Ka-Neg-Its. As most of the Ka-Neg-Its laid over at Camelot de Duby for grog, Contador , Rube and Insano made their way through the forest of 'Ni" as twilight settled in. As fate would have it Rube decided to take his own route back to the lot as we crossed the Spillway of the Black knight and ended up making a horrid Sandy* trip back,,,, one more pineapple for the road.
So Here you go the best Quest players. Special thanks to Tim the Enchanter for kicking our coconuts.
Sadistic Rider- Tim the Enchanter Llama
Masochistic Rider- Rube Hall Llama
High RPM in Sand- Steve O Llama
Team Player- Roy Llama
Agitator- The Admiral Llama ( a trend is a foot)
Chase Group- Dead Pirate Llama and Deano Llama
White Jersey- Contador Llama
Best Mt Biker- Cindy Lou Who Llama
Best Sr Rider- Vlad the Impaler Llama
Best Rider- Jr. Pack Man Llama