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Posted By Machka

I had been drinking sweet tea on my randonnees...

I had been drinking sweet tea on my randonnees prior to the PBP. When I got there, I discovered that they don't do tea really well, but they do a nice coffee.

I fondly remember all the little...
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Posted By Machka

BTW - I looked up Starbuck's VIA paks, since you...

BTW - I looked up Starbuck's VIA paks, since you didn't answer my question about them, and from what I can tell, they are flavoured instant coffee.

So then it dawned on me ... you've been talking...
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Posted By Machka

On the 2003 PBP, I brought/wore 2 pair of shorts,...

On the 2003 PBP, I brought/wore 2 pair of shorts, 1 sleeveless jersey, 1 short-sleeved jersey, 1 pair of leg warmers, 1 pair of armwarmers, 1 pair of socks (I might have had 2 pair, but I don't...
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Posted By Machka

I just bumped a couple other PBP 2015 threads ......

I just bumped a couple other PBP 2015 threads ... they might contain some useful information for you too.
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Posted By Machka

That's a good point as well ... it is helpful to...

That's a good point as well ... it is helpful to know some French. I recommend taking a Conversational French class or something similar if possible.
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Posted By Machka

It is fun ... and the community is great ... but...

It is fun ... and the community is great ... but randonneuring is also a lot of work. :)
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Posted By Machka

Just curious ... have you started randonneuring...

Just curious ... have you started randonneuring yet? I ask because I almost get the impression you think the 1200K is a tour. I also ask because a lot of these details will sort themselves out as you...
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Posted By Machka

Another thing is that a lot depends when you...

Another thing is that a lot depends when you arrive at the controls. In the beginning, I was arriving at controls with a large group of other people. There were line-ups everywhere. Line-ups for the...
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Posted By Machka

In 2003, there was the building with the food and...

In 2003, there was the building with the food and the building with the sleeping area. Along one wall of the building with the sleeping area, on the outside, were a row of toilets, and adjacent to...
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Posted By Machka

I was just thinking about those showers ... ...

I was just thinking about those showers ...

Someone told me later that there were indoor showers somewhere, but it was the middle of the night when I arrived there, and I was tired, and all I saw...
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Posted By Machka

Are you serious about those items? I've done four...

Are you serious about those items? I've done four 1200K randonnees and it has never occurred to me to bring most of that ... and people tell me I pack heavy!! What's a "Starbuck's VIA paks"?

I...
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