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Re: [RC] [RC] Cancelled rides in the PS - Laney Humphrey

Lori, multi-day rides are already the fastest growing type of endurance ride. I'm sure cost/days of riding is one big factor.

Lori Bertolucci wrote:
Thanks, Ginger.
I wonder, and worry, that this could be a trend in our sport. It costs too much to go, once you add everything up...gas, entries, anything special you buy for the trip, and any extra fees like campground fees that may be included.
I am lucky, no kids to have to worry about, and a husband that is very supportive of my riding and traveling. But I also know that for others it isn't that easy.
I wonder if multidays will become more popular due to the need to travel only once, for the same amount of miles?
Lori B.

*/Ginger Bill <orrinandginger@xxxxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:

    Hi! The cost to ride the ride plus the expense of getting to and
    from the
    ride makes it too unaffordable. Thank you for your concern. Ginger

>From: Lori Bertolucci >To: ridecamp >Subject: [RC] Cancelled rides in the PS >Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 08:38:02 -0700 (PDT) > >I have noticed a number of cancelled rides this year in the PS region. > Some I am aware of are from weather related causes, but there are a >couple that have been cancelled recently and I was wondering why. > Is it lack of interest? > Ride managers...if it is lack of interest, could you tell us why you >think that is? > And riders, why are you not going to the rides? > > And if other regions are having the same problems, please, could you say >why? > > Unless, of course, I am the only one curious.... > > Thanks. > > Lori B.

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RE: [RC] [RC] Cancelled rides in the PS, Lori Bertolucci