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shark_za

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Next big enduro - National this time
« on: August 12, 2009, 09:01:38 am »
I'm planning on a re-match with a race that killed me last time.

WFO in the berg, Champagne Valley.

Who is riding?



 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2009, 07:25:42 am »
Hey Shark_za

Entry signed sealed.

I am in, expecting a difficult race, any comment on prev experience?

Why we never see each other at the races?
 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2009, 08:01:02 am »
Its quite rocky with some hectic climbs and scary downhills.

Last time they had a thing called "breakfast hill" about 800m from the start followed by "The Determinator" another km or so down.
This is where 90% of the DNF's either got stuck on the first or second lap !
I broke my rear brake getting up there eventually and could not carry on. I went down the first downhill after that and nearly bekakked myself.

Steep downhills with rocks, going over the bars is just a matter of how many times.
 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2009, 10:05:22 am »
How many laps for clubmans?

90% Dnf!!!!!!!!!! Goeie vokkit!

Sounds like a difficult race, compared to Dundee ?

They said difficulty
Greytown == 7
Umzumbe == 9
Dundee    == ?
National   == ?

 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009, 10:16:06 am »
Not 90% DNF, about 60% ;)
90% of that 60% was at the one hill.

I like the WFO guys description.
"The track has a few rocks on it, some uphills and some downhills, some river crossings and some mud."

hahahahahahahahahahaha

It will be harder than Dundee.
Its a national.


 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2009, 10:18:49 am »
This is one of the downhills on the other side of the valley.




And this is the determinator with the camera flattening it out as usual.
Ridable, but very hard work.
Think of the worst of the EWXC for 40km a loop.
Clubman is the same, 2 loops.

 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2009, 01:42:57 pm »
Looks hectic. hehehehehe

Training starting tonight.. :ricky:

Maybe I need to install radiator fans on my scoot! Looks like the guys getting stuck
 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2009, 07:28:27 pm »
Hmmm, was keen but a national WFO in the mountains might be a bit too much for my fitness x talent equation.
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The Roof - a strenuous hike the through the mountains of Lesotho with a 100kg backpack.  As acid rain falls on the leaves, And Mother Earth quietly grieves, These blasted pollutants Will make us all mutants, And our kids will wear coats with three sleeves.
 

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Re: Next big enduro - National this time
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2009, 08:47:09 am »
Oraait Manne  :3some:

Entries het gesluit!!!

Dis nou die tyd om jou Staal te wys!!!! Ek verwag n moeilike race !
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Wie gaan almal race en class   :deal:


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