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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-23-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Ambridger
Ken, I fear it may indeed get worse. I think it...

Ken, I fear it may indeed get worse. I think it may be months before things normalize. I hope that by Summer, we can reunite and hit the water once again. In the interim, I hope everyone will stay in...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-23-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Ambridger
I say desperate times call for desperate...

I say desperate times call for desperate measures. It's time to bring back riding in the back of a pick-up truck without a cap on it for a shuttle ... but still no overcrowding. I'm sure the...
Forum: Trips (Official) 02-24-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By Ambridger
We may want to decide on the procrastinators...

We may want to decide on the procrastinators party at the club picnic. If we wait till December we may be procrastinating at the planning meeting. I'll try to keep that in the back of my mind but I...
Forum: Local Waters 01-16-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Ambridger
Saw a post today that the Metroparks is seeking...

Saw a post today that the Metroparks is seeking advisory board members. I saw no mention of a residency requirement. You guys should get on there and get to advising.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-05-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Ambridger
The 2019 season had some ups and downs for Jodi...

The 2019 season had some ups and downs for Jodi and I:

We started the season by participating in the "Ice Breaker" paddle on the Shenango. We were each out there in our cold water gear and solo...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 12-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Ambridger
Merry Christmas Stan.

Merry Christmas Stan.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-21-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ambridger
We want to thank everyone for their kind words...

We want to thank everyone for their kind words and support during this terrible time. It was indeed comforting to get messages, phone calls, and even visits from so many of you. Thank you all so...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ambridger
I purchased 2 sets of plastic shelving from...

I purchased 2 sets of plastic shelving from Aldi's and have my two canoes stacked one above the other on the shelving, with the shelving spread such that each end of the canoe is supported and...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By Ambridger
I purchased a dry suit that was on sale a few...

I purchased a dry suit that was on sale a few years ago. I have only used it for the Chilly Chili Run, and thankfully I did not go for a swim. It is not insulated, but is supposed to keep you dry....
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By Ambridger
We will run our own shuttle.

We will run our own shuttle.
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By Ambridger
I make a motion for a return to "The Branding...

I make a motion for a return to "The Branding Iron" after the paddle. I'll bring my fire extinguisher.
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,642
Posted By Ambridger
Mark & Jodi are in like Flinn, maybe even like...

Mark & Jodi are in like Flinn, maybe even like Quinn the mighty Quinn.
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-27-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,121
Posted By Ambridger
Jodi and I are going to come out Saturday PM as...

Jodi and I are going to come out Saturday PM as well. See everybody there. Hoping for enough water in the crick.

Judy, I'm certain you will win "furthest distance travelled".
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-02-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By Ambridger
Pittsburgh Paddle 2019

Pittsburgh Paddle:

Sunday, Sept 15, 10:30 am

Meeting at Southside Riverfront Park ( 12 South 18th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203 )

We will drop boats at Southside Riverfront Park, then shuttle...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-01-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ambridger
We used to always transport our 13.5 foot tandem...

We used to always transport our 13.5 foot tandem on foam blocks that sat on the roof rails. Worked fine. As Ken mentioned, just make sure you use all the appropriate straps and recheck them at each...
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-15-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,393
Posted By Ambridger
Club Picnic 2019

TRUMBULL CANOE TRAILS ANNUAL CLUB PICNIC

WHEN: Sunday, July 21st, 2019
WHERE: 147 N. Leavitt Rd, Leavittsburgh, OH 44430
GPS: 41.241675, -80.881140
TIME: 11:00 am

Old friends and new, come...
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-24-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,302
Posted By Ambridger
Jodi & Mark planning to be there.

Jodi & Mark planning to be there.
Forum: Trips (Official) 05-18-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,276
Posted By Ambridger
We're planning on coming.

We're planning on coming.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-18-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By Ambridger
"Kudos!" to Jess and her friend. This serves as...

"Kudos!" to Jess and her friend. This serves as just another reminder to be careful and vigilant during all of our outdoor adventures.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 04-13-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,309
Posted By Ambridger
Carry a paddle float for lakes, and always wear...

Carry a paddle float for lakes, and always wear and fasten your PFD.
Forum: Trips (Official) 04-05-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,730
Posted By Ambridger
I'll see everybody on Sunday at the crick.

I'll see everybody on Sunday at the crick.
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-23-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,671
Posted By Ambridger
We plan to be there. Not sure if both will paddle.

We plan to be there. Not sure if both will paddle.
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-20-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,671
Posted By Ambridger
Generally, just show up. Sometimes you may see a...

Generally, just show up. Sometimes you may see a trip posted that asks for an RSVP, as there may need to be special arrangements made for parking / shuttles / post-paddle reservations ... Anyways,...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-18-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,091
Posted By Ambridger
This trip is typically flat water. This should be...

This trip is typically flat water. This should be considered a cold water / cold weather paddle. Also, there is always the possibility of the need to portage around a downed tree.

Cold...
Forum: Local Waters 02-27-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,264
Posted By Ambridger
Don't fall for it! They were just there to...

Don't fall for it! They were just there to drum-up support for a gas tax. To quote Admiral Ackbar, "It's a trap!"
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