Saturday May 8th

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Saturday May 8th

Postby adseguy » Thu May 06, 2010 2:50 pm

Hey Everyone. If you haven't seen in the open Forum we are having a Chicago Kite swap meet for May 8th. The wind is looking AWESOME that day so please come by if you are going kiting or looking to buy/sell new or used gear.

http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/kiteb ... php?t=8589

Updated location here:

Ok,

That's what I thought. Miller it is. Let's meet by the Parthenon looking thing cause I know a lot people spread out at that beach so It's nice to all be in one area

I'll bring a few fermented drinks and if someone can get a BBQ grill I'll get the dogs/burgers/coal.


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Postby dewsy » Thu May 06, 2010 4:06 pm

I'll be at miller REALLY early, probably around 6 or so and then probably hit montrose for the swap meet if it dies out like it's forecasted.. if it's still rockin at 130 i'm going to skip the swapper, cause this kiter's not certified..

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Postby Bob » Thu May 06, 2010 10:02 pm

haha...wife blocked, soccer blocked that day.

It's my wifes birthday on the 8th and we have a full soccer weekend.

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Postby jojy » Thu May 06, 2010 10:30 pm

Hey Bob,
It's Mother's Day on Sunday.....try to trade :lol: :lol:

(It's how I made my wife to release the leash... :oops: :lol: :oops: )
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Postby gbleck » Fri May 07, 2010 10:23 am

Motherinlaw blocked.
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Postby seblue » Fri May 07, 2010 10:24 am

So is the swap meet tomarrow on Saturday?
or is it going to be on Sunday?

There is no way I am going to get out on Sunday because of Mothers Day. I have soccer tomarrow morning kinda like you Bob.
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Postby adseguy » Fri May 07, 2010 10:34 am

It's tomorrow. The question now is where. Montrose to be closer for all the suburban people and the place suggested for the last month? or Miller where the wind will be better suited and we can have everyone new ride? I'm thinking Miller, but nothing official...I just need some support.
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Postby shudawg7 » Fri May 07, 2010 10:46 am

Being a noob, I vote Miller. But living in the City, Montrose is closer. I will be there either way, no matter which location.

IMHO, the weather doesn't look like it will attract many beach-goers (other than kiters).

Can the certification rule be suspended for one day? I'm sure there will be plenty of experienced riders at the event to keep things in check.

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Postby DP » Fri May 07, 2010 10:54 am

Another noob here and I was planning on going to Indiana anyway.
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Postby t bagger bob » Fri May 07, 2010 1:00 pm

I think, if wind is in the picture, the event should be moved to a spot that would work for everyone to ride. Personally, I would rather ride than shop.
No wind, a centralized location ( Montrose) seems the way to go.
We`ve all driven crazy distances chasing wind, and I think you`ll get a better turn out at Miller. That`s where I`m headed, probably mid-AM.

It would be interesting to hear everyone`s longest day trip drives to chase wind, and if you found it.

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Postby bunaruna » Fri May 07, 2010 1:52 pm

I'm all for having the swap meet at Miller, with a NW wind that seems to make the most sense.

If its at Montrose, I might stop by after I'm done riding Miller...
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Postby adseguy » Fri May 07, 2010 2:25 pm

Ok,

That's what I thought. Miller it is. Let's meet by the Parthenon looking thing cause I know a lot people spread out at that beach so It's nice to all be in one area

Can anyone bring a BBQ? I don't have one. I'll get the hot dogs/burgers, a few fermented drinks,

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Postby dewsy » Fri May 07, 2010 6:15 pm

I'll bring the grill.. Make sure someone's bringing the cheese for cheeseburgers.. it's supposed to be L-I-T all day!!

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Postby bcruz » Sat May 08, 2010 6:55 am

.TODAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KT BECOMING NORTHWEST THIS MORNING
THEN DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. WAVES 7 TO 10 FT.

Umm... wow...

Be there around noon.
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Postby Mixmikeup » Sat May 08, 2010 7:51 am

Ok Dewsy says that someone needs to bring Burger Buns and a Spatula, but that he has a ton of burgers. Who will bring these items of vital importance!?
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Postby snowball » Sat May 08, 2010 10:02 am

Ok il take on that important duty :wink:

Il bring BUNS and a FLIPPER haha

I'l be there around 12-1 coming from the north
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Postby V » Sat May 08, 2010 6:38 pm

Yo yo. Awesome day today. Sorry to brian for getting jacked. Hope it isn't serious and hope it heals soon man. Saw a lot of people I haven't seen in a while. Great to see everyone out there doing what they do. Till next time...

Oh, and the beers tasted great! Mucho appreciadoooooo!
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Postby STF » Sat May 08, 2010 10:56 pm

Good stuff!

Best swap meet turnout ive seen in all my years.

Good seeing the old and new faces.

thanks for the brats and bugers ......(i think Leno and Rockys woman)?

Till the next time


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