Monday, December 6, 2010

Sorry. We Are Out Of Turkey Legs.

But we can offer you a little check in status, should you be so inclined : )

You've found the checkpoint! The 2010 Kickstand Cyclery Virtual Alleycat Powered by Cyclelicious



All about the Alleycat

Leave a comment in your best Baiku form (5-7-5 like a regular haiku, but all about the bike). We will post the best ones on Tuesday!

119 comments:

  1. the alleycat was fast
    i hope that i am not last
    was fun but time passed

    thanks for helping host the alleycat! Andy, #6749

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  2. Real Estate must wait.
    Ian Prust
    #9475

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  3. bike goes fast style
    my mouse is even faster
    wish i could pedal

    thanks! aaron 8363

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  4. #812 DK

    No fixies or beers?
    An alleycat...this isn't.
    Nerdlingers unite!

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  5. Bike one gear, bike super fast
    Click instead inna virtual alleycat
    Just hope I don't finish last!

    Badda Skat #6233

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  6. My typing is fast,
    But not as fast as my bike.
    Let's ride for real next.

    Jean/5162

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  7. Brent Strange #2277December 6, 2010 at 7:23 AM

    My very first race
    does VR race give street cred?
    Oh well, no worries.

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  8. Riding all around
    trying many types of bikes
    Yeah! Yehuda Moon

    -JM 4889

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  9. Wheels spinning slowly
    Snow falling in the dark night
    We'll make it home soon
    -Ryan #3313

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  10. 5635
    The train was crowded
    My bike locked alone at home
    How I wish I'd rode.

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  11. Glenn Girtman , #6163
    Sorry, I don't haiku.
    But, I ride a bike
    and Alletycat too!

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  12. cold wind blows today
    roads are filled with ice and snow
    lets race cyberspace
    5827

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  13. Ooooh, haiku! mrben #3089

    Come rain, sleet or snow,
    Some cycling is hard to beat,
    Wearing your poncho!

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  14. Crazy Alleycat
    Van Halen stood in my way
    Pashley is in sight!

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  15. goathens # 7561

    when you make a poem that doesn't rhyme, and someone accuses you of it, just tell them it is a haiku.

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  16. rode my bike today
    got to work and wasted time
    searching for checkpoints

    Iwakura
    #772

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  17. I arrive in style
    with a wave of the hand
    and graceful dismount

    #8706

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  18. Den #7685

    Dashing through the snow,
    I can ride my bike all day!
    Only in my mind...

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  19. #2293

    This site a delight!
    Must back when sleeps Alleycat.
    Bi-cycling is life.

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  20. Cold wind chills the frame
    Chain lube congeals like honey
    Sun warms the rider

    #1330

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  21. Spencer9545

    my digital bike
    although sleek and shiny white
    gets me nowhere fast

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  22. Biking takes you far
    The world becomes your oyster
    Pedal far from here

    #7804

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  23. #9125 sinred
    the time comes for alleycat
    I win because I'm the fastest cat
    go alleycaters go for the fun

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  24. #5168

    Keep up this pace and I will have chicken legs.

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  25. I'm a poet that
    can't count. Syllables get lost
    I've a mental map

    #899

    Things are confus-ed
    My Capcha mis-spells brownie
    Now I am hungry

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  26. #5016

    Clandestine bike race
    At work but having some fun
    Oops, there goes my boss.

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  27. I have arrived
    Xtrajack
    number 1455

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  28. Debbie #4848

    The wind at my back
    Pedals flying round and round
    Smile from ear to ear

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  29. Trevelyan Bloomfield, #1806
    spinning wheels smooth ride now
    bumpy roads leave me cold
    ride on, smiling boy

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  30. Hunter #9782

    need studded snow tires
    ebay were available
    but paypal empty

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  31. pedals spinning fast
    steam from my lungs rises up
    cold toes, winter's bite
    Cycler 4505

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  32. Erik 8049
    I like to ride bikes
    Sometimes I scale hills on hikes
    Alleycat I likes

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  33. Mark Balawender 2530December 6, 2010 at 8:52 AM

    When it snows outside,
    my mind rides on the internets,
    still my feet are cold

    #2530

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  34. Straggling Alleycat
    with cranky bored kid afoot:
    can't ride in deep snow

    allium - 8247

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  35. I hop on my bike
    I go go go go go go
    Until I have to poop

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  36. 8310 - Mister A

    I ride my bike today
    My bike ride was quite long today
    Short tempo fast paced elbows

    I ride my bike today
    My tires spin forward with speed today
    i finished my ride today

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  37. Welcome to San Francisco!

    To clarify about the next checkpoint (a Facebook page) -- you do *NOT* need to be signed into Facebook to see that page and move on to the next checkpoint.

    Go go go!

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  38. weather's getting cold
    but some cyclists will be so bold
    to ride outside. sold.

    Pauline #2794

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  39. Ride your bicycle
    Ride it through the winter months
    Ride it and feel proud

    - #1656

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  40. Great to see you guys as a check in point!!

    Richard #4540

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  41. #6933 Jack Bulkley

    twenty five degrees
    with nice thick balacava
    comfy bike ride

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  42. biking unequaled
    by clicking and surfing here
    on to the next, mush!

    #9806

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  43. Nothing better than
    rolling with my bicycle
    through any part of day

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  44. #892 Turkey legs are the only reason to go to ren fairs in my opinion. They used to sell them at astroworld, many years ago.

    Where do they serve checkpoints? at the czech inn?

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  45. I am not a number, Dude
    I am a person
    Riding a Penny Farthing

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  46. Baiku not as fun
    As taking bike for some sun
    on this winter day

    BlueFish #5080

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  47. Zev #9287

    Without time to spare
    Must carry on to the end
    Pedal on my friends!

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  48. Tony in Rhode IslandDecember 6, 2010 at 10:57 AM

    Tony #4996

    I still have a Turkey leg in my fridge

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  49. It's cold for a ride
    Many layers, mostly warm
    but for chilly toes!

    Archergal #1498

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  50. Haha, great idea,


    Monday morning snows,
    Racing on the World Wide Web
    Hope I don't go flat...

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  51. Quickly I got lost
    Stopping by bar did not help
    this was the best race

    850
    james lee

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  52. Nej men ser man på

    titta där under snöhögen

    min cykelsadel

    (in swedish)

    #4023

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  53. Roll so free downhill
    drained, pained, but enthralled by the climb
    but always happy

    Alex Clark
    #4358

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  54. Bo #8671

    Bicycle calling
    and the sun is zooming in
    I felt so much alive

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  55. Jay in Tel Aviv #4776December 6, 2010 at 12:04 PM

    What's a biker want?
    Roll so smooth and ride so fast.
    Never mind the traffic.

    #4776

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  56. Things turn out best for
    people who make the best of
    the way things turn out.

    Stolen from John Wooden, quoted in RoadBikeRider newsletter 06/10/10

    #5035

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  57. The wind's at my back
    Feeling free this evening
    Let this never end

    Jason
    #3175

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  58. the goal is to go fast
    but fast is not always best
    though it is more fun

    Patrick Kitto #6968

    thanks/sorry to MurphyMack for stealing his tagline. it is just too good and too easy to Haiku-ize

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  59. Sunrise is the time
    For thinking on ride to work
    Makes the whole day grand.

    Scott Post #9928

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  60. Derrick S. #226

    to velo for life
    satisfying bicycle
    to be in motion again

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  61. #9729

    Winter biking is
    not someting I like to do
    indoors you'll find me

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  62. wind is fierce
    alley cat race is hard
    web play or ride?

    #4811

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  63. Ride up hill and puff
    Ride down hill brakes on skirt caught
    Prada on a bike
    #3686

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  64. cranks spinning fast
    not watching while typing hard
    fell and broke laptop

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  65. ride my bicycle
    to the ocean, watch the waves
    cycle home again

    HoppyOkapi #3431

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  66. Biking through traffic
    like a Peregrine falcon
    Wheels in lieu of wings

    EPIC! Stratton #1904

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  67. my chrome is shining
    just like an icycle low
    rider bicycle

    Sean #4911

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  68. Too many bikes lost
    Too many riders injured
    Awesome Alleycat

    shanerh #9708

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  69. Turkey legs are great and all, but how about some giblet gravy? Mmmm.... gravy: the next great chain lube! MARK MY WORDS!!!

    Rudi Riet, #2975

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  70. Round and round they go
    Tires through the slushy snow
    Frost bites frigid toes

    Chanti #9132

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  71. WOKE UP LATE AGAIN....WAY FAR BEHIND IN THIS RACE...TRYING TO FINISH AVERY #8880

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  72. Sister Sprocket

    one will spin with zen
    when pedals turn with the wind
    in the glee of wheels

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  73. I pedal quickly
    the wheels turn with my effort
    point a to point b

    Revolutionary Mama is racer #1873

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  74. #6647
    Today I'm here
    Tomorrow I do not know
    But now I cycle

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  75. Ride every day
    Rain, cold, snow, wind, sun
    My wife makes me

    #4970

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  76. #2871
    Ride a bike
    Wheels, Fenders, Rack, Pedals, Shifter
    Pedal a little swifter

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  77. Alleycat keely #4440

    じでんしや きろい
    と じでんしや しろい
    together すごい

    phonetically;
    ji-den-shya ki-roi
    to ji-den-shya shi-ro-i
    to-ge-ther su-goi


    Translated;
    yellow bike
    and white bike
    together great

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  78. dude it's Yehuda Moon not Yahuda.

    i'll check your site then keep rollin'

    #511 Dave

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  79. #5039

    I love to ride slow.
    I would like to ride faster.
    I should avoid hills.

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  80. Two, seven, three-oh
    Slowvehicle am I
    faint but pursuing.

    Slowvehicle, 2730.

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  81. I want the turkey
    I really hate beef jerky
    Back to the race now

    #6386

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  82. #8315

    (breathlessly huffing along, panting the following)

    turkey turkey leg
    i thought i'd get a bite here
    please, don't hit the wall

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  83. Mathieu #5121

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  84. i like skidding lots
    its what bicycles are for
    then I tend to fall

    7920. Yup Djjazzynick.

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  85. Too bad Alleycat
    I was actually working
    Not writing baiku

    #8926

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  86. Bicycle I love.
    My first alley cat ever.
    I'm not on my bike.

    #9921 / JWM

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  87. "Doonhill" is more than
    a word. It is paradise
    to Scots bicyclists.

    Flaneur Brian
    No. 2966

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  88. Brady #823

    hipster bike riders
    we don't need any bar tape
    take that filthy cars

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  89. Four walls and a door
    won't cage imagination.
    Let me outside now!

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  90. good times.
    this is my haiku.
    Andrew#3481

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  91. steel carbon rubber
    meet the cold wind ice and snow
    my morning commute

    Ben #9356

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  92. Started two days late
    Still fun, finding new bike sites
    Off to ride for real

    Daniel, #592

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  93. bicycles are green
    but that is not why i ride
    bicycles are fun

    Michael, 8774

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  94. Carbon fiber fork
    Look our below, sewer grates
    Broken Collar bone

    Kowenn #3784

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  95. conjob, #5853

    (I am writing this comment from Kathmandu, so this is about riding a beat up mountain bike in Nepal)

    ten gears really two
    brakes held on with zip ties
    watch out for that cow

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  96. conjob, #5853
    Except I mistyped! Let me try again since I can't delete that last post, apparently:

    ten gears really two
    front brakes held on with zip ties
    watch out for that cow

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  97. Freewheel and fixed wheel
    Free I wheel, and freely wheel
    With the cars but free

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  98. Freewheel and fixed wheel
    Free I wheel, and freely wheel
    With the cars but free

    And what I should have said was, Ruth Turner, #6691 Sorry guys!

    Brilliant site.

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  99. Cyclin' Missy 7495

    Love to ride my bike
    Also love to run. So why
    Limit all the fun?

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  100. with tunnel vision
    and no feet I race onward
    track stand on the couch?

    greg
    2755

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  101. if it spins it is
    if it doesn't, it is not
    one with bike is fun

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  102. rollin rollin fast
    sitting on a cowhide seat
    change your life bike ride

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