Coffeeneuring Challenge: Save the Date

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Save the Date!
7 Weekends, Six7 Cups

What:  The Coffeeneuring Challenge
When:  Weekends between October 4 through November 17, 2013
Where:  Anywhere a hot beverage is served at a location greater than one mile from where you started pedaling

Old Rules Along with New Ones, Based on Participant Suggestions!

Formal Announcement to Follow

20 responses to “Coffeeneuring Challenge: Save the Date

  1. Bummer…you’re already halfway done by the time I’m back from sea. With my 3 weekends already booked…

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  2. Is it possible that I can declare my home a coffee shop and let it be a destination for some friends (or strangers, for that matter, provided they participate in coffeeneuring) on one particular weekend?

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    • Hmmm… I will think about it, but I’m learning toward no.

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      • Well, you make the rules, but here’s my argument in favor: I will make my home available to anyone coffeeneuring in my area, whether or not I know them, make sure word gets out (which it already is, through a facebook post) and I will make their choice of espresso drink or pour-over with my home roast coffee, or tea or cocoa if they prefer. From their point of view it’s like a very informal coffee shop, with the advantage of being free. I see it as a great way to bring local cyclists together, and other than money changing hands part, I don’t see anything missing or against the coffeeneuring spirit.

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  3. I am so pleased at the return of Coffeeneuring, even though it means six weeks of trying to spell n-e-u-r in the correct sequence and often getting it wrong. Thanks for doing this MG!

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  4. Looking forward to participating from Penang, Malaysia this year.

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  5. Ok this year I’m in! Where are the rules?

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  6. Must you consume the coffee at the time of the visit? For example, can I count a ride to coffee-roaster to buy whole beans?

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    • I say yes, provided it is in the spirit of the event (not to sound cheesy), but you know, if you are picking up beans it can’t be from a big box grocery. You can coffeeneur to a gas station for coffee, but you have to coffeeneur to a roasters (or a tea emporium or whatever) for beans.

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  7. I’m going to give this a try. I’m going to have to get creative with the “coffee” shops as we only have a few. Just about everyone serves coffee right.

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  8. New rules you say?
    Official Announcement?

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  9. What if the coffee shop is within a mile of your house but you take the long way to make it a mile+, does that count?

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  10. East Orange,Newark, Montclair, NJ is in :)

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