mid-week MTB racing. IN OC!!!

Discussion in 'Racing and Training' started by nekit, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. singlespeedrider

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    Running Single Speed also and have a feeling I am going to be spinning out pretty bad. My only goal is to have fun and maybe learn a thing or two if i ever decide to do another race.
     
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    Would have been racing Sport S3 if I hadn't crashed on Saturday. Will try to be there in September.

    Good luck with the singlespeed's guys. With so little climbing I have a feeling the geared bike will be faster but I have not ridden the course so who knows. :?:
     
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    don't beat me bad please. thanks!
     
  4. GeorgiaOfTheJungle

    GeorgiaOfTheJungle THE Penultimate Mtb'er

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    Good luck to everyone riding tonight! I'll be stuck at work, but looking forward to the RR!!!! :)
     
  5. JoJon

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    Driving home from work (Huntington Beach to Santa Ana) you could see the smoke haze from the fires, very unhealthy air. It's hot also, I live four miles from the lake and it's 94 at my house right now.

    What's everyone doing for water, backpack or water bottles??
     
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    dirtvert Whine on!

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    ^ it's forecast to be 90ish at the start. i'm thinking dump the carb load and start beer loading.



    :ahhh:
     
  7. minhster

    minhster DNF'd

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    I am NOT going to be a top contender in my class (S1) so you guys have nothing to worry about. As far as hydration goes... if i knew it was going to be that hot I would've brought my camelbak but all I'm bringing is a water bottle in my back pocket... maybe leave one at the truck and grab it during "pits? :?:
     
  8. SKINNY

    SKINNY Lube, Ride, Repeat

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    Everyone should have at least 100oz of water in a giant camelback with lots of tools and spare parts in it..
     
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    ^^small camepak.
    No SS class huh? The course looks fast and the hill looks small and not very steep. Pretty sure I'm going to spin out. be in S2 on a SS probably way way under geared....
     
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    SKINNY Lube, Ride, Repeat

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    Yea, I think i will be undergeared too.. Don't be supprised if you find me skitching off of some fast dude with gears.. hahahaha
     
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    last minute change...won't make it for the race or to spectate...will make the Sept one though! Good luck everyone! Can't wait for the RRs!
     
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    Byron B Born to Ride

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    you guys should request a SS Open Class(all ages).. Sounds like a few of you riding SS they might be open to a quick change, good luck...
     
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    I have to work tonight so I won't make this race. I plan on doing it in Sept. It'll be 2 days before the 24 Hrs at Hurkey Creek. Good tune up race. Good luck to all and have fun.
     
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    I'll be on a SS, too. I'm in the expert class 'cause I wanted the most riding for my money, but I hope it's not so flat that I get lapped.
     
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    I have a feeling all of us single speed guys are going to look like a hamster in a wheel spinning like crazy.
     

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    mtnbikerdude87 Huh?

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    Ill be out there today singlespeeding it too (S1). I knew I should have changed my gearing, oh well looks like my legs are gonna be spinning. Should be a fun race.
     
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    F.A.D. POWERED BY MUSUBIS

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  18. CPATCRASH

    CPATCRASH Enjoy the ride!

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    Hey Ken,

    I'm having some trouble with flooding in my yard. Could you please hand me a SANDBAG? :lol:

     
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    F.A.D. POWERED BY MUSUBIS

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    Wad ju talk'n bout Willis? It takes me over 2 hours to just ride the taco tues route..... and that's just a tic over 8 miles!:beer:
     
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    CPATCRASH Enjoy the ride!

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    That's cuz they stop 700 times to regroup in that 8 miles. :beer:

     

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