Re: [CR]Morning Glories

(Example: Framebuilders:Tony Beek)

Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2001 20:56:13 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Garrison Hilliard" <>
To: swampmtn <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Morning Glories
In-Reply-To: <007901c11d5c$01bdd7a0$d734fea9@mokry>

On Sat, 4 Aug 2001, swampmtn wrote:
> Tonight is the Morning Glory ride in Cincinnati - well, actually it's tomorrow morning at 4:00 AM (Absolutely Mindboggling). 2,000 cyclists will form a long line of red through downtown, up the expressway to the east, along the rolling of Eden park, and back downtown to the riverbank at dawn.
> I won't be there.

I won't be (although I would like to be)... my ankle's still sore from a Memorial Day Weekend mishap.
>I discovered long ago that I can neither make myself stay up that late,
>nor wake up that early, so I will instead sleep-in. Still, I can imagine
>the cool night air, the thousand patches of illuminated asphalt, the
>quiet voices and squealing brakes.

The weenies running red lights because they think traffic laws don't apply to cyclists.
>I rode Morning Glory once, in 1987, with my then-soon-to-be wife.
>I was on a burgundy Paramount, and she was on a celeste Bianchi
>Specialissima. I wore a Gis-Trentino jersey and shorts, and she wore

I rode it my first time last year, and I think I was on a modified Trek 820 (which I later traded to my regular riding buddy for a wheelset) !