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1 hour ago, outcast00096 said:

I'm going to try to make this... I wanted to be at the one last week but I literally had my father in law ask me to go to lunch with him an hour before it got posted in the time frame. I'll see if I can make the time to come out. Be nice to meet other riders out there. Oh, hey. You have Levi in the picture for this event. He's the leader of the Eboard group in Portland. I know him.

I won't be going to this Saturday's event because it coincides with PAX Prime. But I will continue to post all the events I see on this thread for everyone to see.

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I will be there and will see you guys on saturday.

 

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I just learned I can get QR codes for facebook events!
Here is one I just made.
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I added a bunch more group rides to the calendar! check it out.
If any other groups would like to know how I made it, or help setting your own calendar up, let me know.

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1 hour ago, Esper said:

I noticed @Julian Alvarez also lived in the area. So if you'd like to join in on any local group rides, they are posted across multiple facebook pages but I and one other record them into our calendar, tinyurl.com/SeattleEventsCalendar

Awesome! I will keep an eye on this calendar since I don’t have a Facebook profile. 

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Weather forecast for next weekend March 16, 17 in Seattle is looking promising!  I just got my wheel KS18L and would be interested in riding with some like minded people’s. I’m open for locations if anyone wants to put something out there. 

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I’m in Des Moines. Thinking of doing the 19mile Interurban/Green River Trail loop. I did part of the Green River section yesterday and it was fun but cold!  

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I wish I could join anyone on a ride. I've never done a long ride with my Mten3. The things practically dies from riding it to the taco bell and back that is a mile from my home. I am in SERIOUS doubt that the wheel can actually achieve 30 miles on a ride let alone 10. But this is from looking at the battery levels from the Wheel Log app. 

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On 12/18/2018 at 2:31 AM, JSUN said:

Anyone in Seattle want to ride ? 

I checked out the Facebook group but didn’t join because I like to keep my Facebook private. 

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3 hours ago, Bri said:

I checked out the Facebook group but didn’t join because I like to keep my Facebook private. 

That's an odd thing to say.. You join a forum, to meet up with local people to ride with, but it's your facebook profile that you're worried about? I'm not even going to go into the details of how you can create a new facebook or even question why you want your facebook private, but I will bring up the fact that you are in more potential danger of being harmed by physically meeting a stranger than sharing your name and profile picture with people online. 

This reminds me of a friend that refuses to browse the internet for fear of getting a virus even though he plays online games on that same computer.

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I don't have a Facebook, but I check here regularly. I don't use a facebook because I don't want to talk to my family or old classmates :D

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1 hour ago, kasenutty said:

I don't have a Facebook, but I check here regularly. I don't use a facebook because I don't want to talk to my family or old classmates :D

That isn't really what I was going for.. But I can see that not having a facebook can be a good reason, but because a person wants to keep their facebook profile private is kind of odd since having one is for networking. Additionally, you can even make your profile private, and still be in a group. No one will see anything other than your picture and name just like on here. You can turn off messaging if you choose as well. I know that there are a lot of solutions to whatever problem may be the cause but I just don't see those as a valid excuse. The number of people on this specific forum is few and the number of people that relay the info across multiple media sites is fewer. The chances of connecting to a ride that features more than 10% of Seattle's total riders is almost none without seeking out the facebook group yourself, of which there are MANY.

To be honest, the largest group ride last year was the one I arranged personally and most of those riders showed up because of the 5 facebook groups and the hard work of one individual that had phone numbers for several small circles of people. I'm not saying that facebook is mandatory, only that it is a useful tool in meeting with like-minded people that enjoy riding with others. The forum is great for discussions, but not meeting up, at least for this area.

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Esper valid points!  I’m new to EUC’s and if that’s the best way to connect than that’s what I might have to do, thanks. 

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