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#1 Jag2112

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 09:51 AM

As most fans know, Neil authored several books in the 1980's that he privately published and distributed to friends and families.  One of those books, Raindance Over the Rockies: Across the Rocky Mountains by Bicycle, came into my possession recently.  As I've done with several of his other privately published books, I've transcribed the first five chapters of the novel and made it available here:

https://www.cygnus-x...the-rockies.php

It's an interesting read, particularly if you're interested in cycling, however there are some Rush-related tidbits as well...

Enjoy-

Edited by Jag2112, 16 August 2018 - 12:49 PM.


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 10:21 AM

Zzzzzzzz....

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 11:02 AM

No way am I reading that....

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 11:20 AM

I would read it but there’s some paint I need to watch dry.


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 12:00 PM

View PostTony R, on 16 August 2018 - 11:20 AM, said:

I would read it but there’s some paint I need to watch dry.

yeah, and I just remembered there's a couple of planks that need supervising while they are warping.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 12:10 PM

as much as I'd like to, I've been watching my grass grow

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 12:47 PM

:facepalm:

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 01:43 PM

Preseason football is on.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 02:43 PM

Wow. The comments are quite telling regarding NEP's writings. But thanks Jag2112 for taking the time to do that. I'm sure someone will take the time to read it, just not this someone.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

#11 Lurkst

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 03:46 PM

Save yourself some time by selecting "Find on page" then "Rush".

Cheers for posting Jag2112 :)


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 04:37 PM

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Just you, actually.


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 04:41 PM

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Guess what happens after so many jerks...

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 04:42 PM

View Postedhunter, on 16 August 2018 - 04:41 PM, said:

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Guess what happens after so many jerks...
You have to go to Confession™.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 04:42 PM

View Postrocket ignites, on 16 August 2018 - 01:43 PM, said:

Preseason football is on.
It's the WNBA regular season too.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 05:04 PM

View PostTony R, on 16 August 2018 - 04:37 PM, said:

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Just you, actually.

How am I a jerk thou??

Like fr I'm not, I am one of the nicest persons you will ever meet!!

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 06:20 PM

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao
So you admit you've never read his books

Edited by Union 5-3992, 16 August 2018 - 06:21 PM.


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Posted 16 August 2018 - 06:22 PM

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 05:04 PM, said:

View PostTony R, on 16 August 2018 - 04:37 PM, said:

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Just you, actually.

How am I a jerk thou??

Like fr I'm not, I am one of the nicest persons you will ever meet!!
You're so nice, you ghost your friends and drag their name through the dirt on TOST

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 06:30 PM

View PostUnion 5-3992, on 16 August 2018 - 06:22 PM, said:

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 05:04 PM, said:

View PostTony R, on 16 August 2018 - 04:37 PM, said:

View PostPermanent-Rush, on 16 August 2018 - 03:18 PM, said:

Wow so many jerks in the comments lmao

Just you, actually.

How am I a jerk thou??

Like fr I'm not, I am one of the nicest persons you will ever meet!!
You're so nice, you ghost your friends and drag their name through the dirt on TOST

No I do not, seriously don't start trying to make this thread about me, because I don't want that.

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Posted 16 August 2018 - 06:33 PM

Olivia will probably write her first paper when she goes back to school on 'what I did this summer'. I think that would be a more interesting and much, much more concise read.





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