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Scribblies!

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8.30 am..Jeff and I set off on our adventure to the great unkown that we call Scribblies, first is a rendezvous with Andrei and Ian, after completing this job and making sure that we have Ian this time, it's time to climb, and off up into the clouds we sail forth with the promise of sunshine and sweet singletrack!

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A bit slower than last year

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Had a fair start to the race and the hills were a welcome opportunity to get the blood thawed out and flowing. Unfortunately when it can time for the fast stuff I had lost the lead group of riders in my category and so had to ride on my lonesome for the final 15k. Then had a stack 1 k from the finish line. Overall a couple of mins slower than last year. I know I know keeping my bike upright might help. Other than that had a great time. It's good to do a different kind of race with a more casual feel to it.

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W2G 2010

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Knocked 3 mins off last years time!

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A cold start!!

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A bit disappointed with my time this year. I felt I went way harder and rode a lot faster than last year yet I was 3 minutes slower. Puzzled
I hear the 'dead track' may have had something to do with it.

Was hard work riding without glasses. I had to squint 80% of the time to avoid a million pieces of firetrail entering my eyes. That in turn mad it hard to see the contours in the track in some places. I think that probably slowed me down a bit on the high speed decents which would've contributed to my time.

All in all though I had fun (apart from the FREEZING start) and that's the main thing.

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mid winters madness

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It was a dark and stormy night, Well Ok it wasn't stormy, more slightly drizzly but it was dark and night....

The day had been soso weatherwise starting out damp and doing its best to dry out. It had been 3 weeks since my last decent ride so I was keen as. Riding home it looked good. Or maybe it was wishful thinking I stepped inside turned back around and outside looked wet...

I scoof down some soup and the phone rings... It was Mr Lights "We still riding?" "Yeah why not."

I pack up the ute and head around to pick him up. I get a message from Rich "You reckon it's too wet?"

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The Day That Was( ccccold)

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So our trip tp lidsdale started with a chilly trek out to the wonderful and mysterious Lidsdale pine forest, i knew things were not quite right when i turned up to see about 10 cars parked in the wrong area, this was the rendesvouz point for our friends in blue who give in to there urges, this time i thought a mass orgy was on, so i kept driving in fear of violation!

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Nice night for a ride

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Myself, Meggs, Dan Blowes and Richy had an enjoyable night out with this one.

Crystal clear skys above, fun trails below...

Not even the deep patches of sand could spoil it.

Ended up doing this loop
http://ctmbc.net/node/15010
Which took in some old fire trail a lot of which may as well have been single trail.
Back up the enduro trail in the reverse direction from what we'd normally do. This provided some techy climbs and some surprisingly flow sections that were an absolute blast.

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Knapsack

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The day started early on the 16th may 2010, for it was a meeting time at 9am at Glenbrook, myself and Mel arrived to see a lot of bmorc riders ready and eager to take on the challenge of Knapsack!!! for myself, iwas required to lead the ride, so i had many questions floating around deep inside the thing that some people call a brain, would i get us lost?, would i lead us into trouble?, would we get back in time?

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Single Track Mind 8hr Enduro Round 1 Lidsdale

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Good fun out at Lithgow for the first round of the Single Track Mind series.
Teamed up with a mate in the Pairs Category and apart from a rear shock failure on my 2nd lap which slowed me up by about 5 mins it was pretty smooth sailing the whole day. Big thankyou to Lifecycles who fixed up the shock enough to get me through the day.
Track was fun, not congested at all and everyone was behaving themselves with passing/being passed.
Ended up with 14 laps (7 each) for a total of 140km.
12th in our category which wa a good effort considering most of the teams above us were sponsored riders.

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WSMTB Rnd 1

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First club race all good fun, note to self Starts are important! Overall happy at first attempt think there may be a few guys in C grade who should be in B grade, judging from lap times!

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