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Lansing, MI meet-up?
« on: February 25, 2017, 11:44:04 AM »
Hey! Shout out if you're in mid-Michigan and would be interested in gathering someplace in/around Lansing. I'll organize. :)

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 12:16:45 PM »
Interested in meeting around Lansing. I'm in the mid-Michigan area.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2017, 06:36:12 PM »
I'm interested.  Summer works best for me.  Thanks Kahryn for starting this.  There's several Michigan posters on the forum now, definitely enough to get a group together.  If you want to get together sooner it's possible I could do it over the high school spring break.  Actually, that might be a really good time for me. 

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 04:16:17 PM »
Awesome. So ... March? And another in June?

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2017, 11:16:08 AM »
Either work. Throw out some dates. Thanks for organizing.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2017, 11:17:50 AM »
My wife and I would be up for a meet up. We're in Lansing. June would be better as March weekends are filling up with commitments.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2017, 04:53:19 PM »
Interested! I'm just south of Lansing, June would probably be better for me. I'll keep checking back for dates. Thanks

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2017, 03:25:24 PM »
I am interested! June works for me as well.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2017, 08:19:22 AM »
Ok everyone I'm looking at Saturday, June 10 for a meet-up. Let's take location suggestions! I'll start.

 - The river front area near City Market in Lansing and Valhalla Park in Holt are both accessible by River Trail, although apt to be a little crowded;

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- Padgett Park in DeWitt and Burchfield Park in Holt are big natural areas (I know Burchfield also allows beverages if they're in cans) that are a bit off the beaten path, somewhat less accessible by bike.

I believe all four of those places have grills and picnic tables. I'll take a handful more suggestions and then we can put it to a vote.


I'll also throw out some proposed dates for a monthly meet-up for those who are available:

March: Sunday the 12th at 1pm, hiking in Anderson Park
April: Saturday the 8th at 10am, walk the River Trail (meet at parking lot at Grand River and Turner in Old Town)
May: Date TBD; group ride and knowledge share re: bike riding skills and maintenance
June: Date TBD; potluck party and knowledge share re: gardening/canning/home brewing etc.


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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2017, 05:37:51 AM »
Thanks for organizing this! June 10 would probably work for me. I am familiar with Burchfield, I mountain bike so I've been there before as well as Anderson park. It's also a little closer for me, I'm in Jackson, however I'm fine with the Lansing location too. Is anyone planning to bring spouse? Kids? or just flying solo? Thanks

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2017, 05:39:14 AM »
I am just north of Lansing and am interested in meet-ups. Hopefully I can make some of the ones planned. Is there a specific location you will be at in Anderson Park? Don't know if I can make that one yet, but I would like to.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2017, 06:53:01 AM »
June 10 works for us. We're excited to meet some more like-minded folks!

My wife and I planned the Lansing Bike & Seek last year (a scavenger hunt around the city on bikes) and this year's will probably take place on a Saturday in June, but we won't pick the 10th.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2017, 12:05:11 PM »
mikedom - cool. I didn't know that was a thing but it sounds really fun.

outdoors - there's a kiosk across the road from the green loop entrance. we could meet there.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2017, 09:19:35 AM »
I'm interested, following :-)
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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2017, 07:52:31 PM »
Hey ya'll I'm still eyeing this thread. I'm scheduled to work April 8th and June 10th. No worries.

Is anyone available to do a river trail walk the weekend before April 8th? On either April 1st or 2nd (that is Saturday or Sunday) at the same time of 10am?

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2017, 08:26:26 PM »
Just found this post. Would love a Meetup in the summer sometime!

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #16 on: March 23, 2017, 08:14:38 AM »
We could river walk on either the 1st or 2nd.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #17 on: March 23, 2017, 08:45:15 AM »
I'm still holding June 10! Location TBD a few weeks in advance.

April 8 actually no longer works for me, but I'll stay posted to see if I can tag along to the walk on 4/1 or 2!

So glad more people are finding this thread. Very excited to be laying the foundation for a local community.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2017, 05:53:29 PM »
Great! How about April 2nd for the river walk?

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #19 on: March 31, 2017, 06:22:15 AM »
Are we still on for April 2nd @ 10am @ the fish ladder parking lot? It should be a nice day for a walk.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #20 on: March 31, 2017, 06:29:55 AM »
following. not in lansing, but in mid-mi area. not in bike riding distance. lol.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2017, 09:03:07 PM »
mikedom - I'll plan on being there

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2017, 06:40:44 AM »
I am in the Lansing area, would be interested in meeting up.

Not sure if June 10th will work for me, as I am traveling all week leading up to that. It would be great to get a semi-regular meeting going in Lansing (2-3 times a year?)

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2017, 07:15:03 AM »
Just found this thread - I'd also be interested in a meetup. Not sure if the June 10th will work but it depends what time.

Any interest in getting another one scheduled? Seems like it's been monthly? Maybe July?
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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #24 on: June 09, 2017, 07:24:21 AM »
I can't meet up tomorrow anymore, I have out-of-state family visiting.

However, good fodder for 'family who doesn't get it': family member complains endlessly about their Audi for years. Many recalls, thousands of dollars paid in non-maintenance repairs. What do they do when it's time to upgrade? Buy another Audi. Geez.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #25 on: July 24, 2017, 11:54:31 AM »
For anyone that bikes in the area: a few friends, my wife, and I are hosting the second annual Lansing Bike & Seek this Saturday (the 29th) in Lansing. 2pm @ Reutter Park in downtown Lansing.

Details can be found on the facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/296689730777748

PM me with questions.

Anyone interested in a meetup later this summer?

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #26 on: October 03, 2017, 12:48:29 PM »
New here.  I live in Lansing area, and interested in future meetups.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #27 on: October 04, 2017, 06:35:35 AM »
Should we try to organize a meetup next month? I actually live over in Okemos but would be interested in meeting up with people at some point!
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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #28 on: October 06, 2017, 06:20:39 PM »
I would be interested in Lansing area meet-ups. I'm a bit north of town. I had hoped to go to some of the planned meet-ups this spring and summer but the timing didn't work out for me.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #29 on: October 09, 2017, 07:46:14 PM »
Interested. In Lansing proper

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #30 on: January 09, 2018, 09:14:10 AM »
Anyone interested in grabbing drinks in Lansing on February 10th? We would be happy to host a potluck after the initial gathering, once we've met a few more of you. Or maybe it'll warm up early and we can do a picnic...I won't hold my breath...

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2018, 02:05:44 PM »
I'm interested!  I'm a State of MI employee living in south Lansing.  I'm younger (27) but I get along with people of all ages.

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #32 on: January 12, 2018, 02:09:26 PM »
I'm probably not going to check this thread much, so if anyone in the Lansing area is ever holding a meetup, please text/call me at 586-5eight8-4591.  Thanks!

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #33 on: January 16, 2018, 02:08:02 PM »
I'm interested in February 10th meet up. Where and what time are you thinking?

There is also a facebook group someone started for meetups for Michigan. https://www.facebook.com/groups/108662366528335/

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Re: Lansing, MI meet-up?
« Reply #34 on: April 19, 2018, 07:47:30 AM »
Our fair city is in the finals for Parking Madness 2018! This contest is drawing attention to the fact that our downtown is basically composed of several large parking lots. May the best city win (and hopefully us!) - the idea being to shame our city in to doing better =D

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