I said, "First, ride a bike. That makes you a wheelman. (And despite the "man" we are most certainly co-ed. Think man in broad terms like human.) Second, drink something with caffeine in it. Coffee, tea, Diet Coke...whatever. That makes a caffeinated wheelman.
Now, do these things with someone else. You are associating with another caffeinated wheelman. Voila, you have your own Chapter of the Association of Caffeinated Wheelmen!"
Green Hornet single speed.
We started by meeting the and the Princess at Kaladi Bros. They were unable to join us on the ride (the Princess is only 2-1/2 years old, so she's not quite in that mode, yet), but we spent an enjoyable time with them, drinking coffee and playing with magnetic letter blocks on the metal table top.
Once we left KB, the three of us headed north, with a vague plan to maybe check out Wash Perk. Unfortunately, due to my less than stellar navigational skills, we rode past it, and ended up heading for Pablo's on Sixth. (Which was fine, since Brad and I got over to Wash Perk .)
Along the way, we made one of those detours that I mentioned, and stopped at a yard sale. We made some purchases, set them around the corner of the house to be retrieved later with the truck (chairs, etc.), and continued on.
The flowers are beautiful in Cheesman Park
Not all of the beverages consumed were caffeinated, I was really enjoying a nice apricot ale, at St. Mark's
Oldest Chrome bag in captivity. I got it at the BIO show, in Vegas, in 1994!
From St. Mark's, we wended our way back to my house to get the truck and retrieve the yard sale treasures. Total time out: 5 hours. Total time on bikes: ~1.5 to 2 hours. Total caffeine consumption: 40 oz. black coffee, 48 oz. iced vanilla latte'. Total miles: ? (I don't have a cyclometer on the fixed gear, and it's not the point of the ride, anyway).
Have your own Association meeting, and let us know about it.