Revamped Whitby Wrangler a success!

Surprise, no rain!    Me, Ian, Bob C, Cristian, Gary, Mark, James W, and Jody (sorry if I missed anyone) enjoyed a speedy ride on the revamped Whitby Wrangler.  Ritson is a better choice N than Thickson and Raglan is fantastic.  

We rode East in great anticipation of coffee and fritters.  As we pulled into the parking lot of the Country Store at Raglan and Simcoe, the smell of fresh baking was filling the air.  Maybe they pump the fumes out to lure people in. Imagine how happy we were to find the door locked.  We arrived at 9, the store opens at 10.  No fritters for us.  A little hungry and wanting to refill bottles, we rode W until Claremont and stopped at a variety store.  Next stop For the love of Joe in Stouffville and real coffee.  Fun, high speed ride south down tenth, past the zoo, do the down and up at Colonel Danforth park on Old Kinston. 

Trouble for me early in the ride, I was working hard to stay with the group and wondered how come I had no legs.  As it turns out the rim went way out of true due to a broken spoke.  The tire was rubbing on the rear and chain stays, such a drag, (ha, ha)  Thanks to Cristian for the loan of a spoke wrench at Claremont.   Got the wheel a little straighter for a while, but, by Stouffville, the wheel was rubbing again.  Worked hard to stay on, but had to bail and got a ride home once we got onto Kingston Rd.

Anyone know a good coffee shop that we use on this ride?

 

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