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MadToy
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PostSubject: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 11:31 am

This is for anyone and everyone who take their biking seriously. I've been cycling for 20+ years and its the only real hobby/sport I've participated in or even been remotely good at. I love anything on 2 wheels. On July 21st the most epic mountain biking event on the east coast will be here - The Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell (http://www.blueridgeadventures.net/oramm/). This event is 60+ miles of pure SingleTrack (see what I did there?) mountain climbing torture. No motor - you're it! FJDerek & I are in. Anyone else interested in the abuse?
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 11:51 am

10 years ago, I would have loved to do this....

I'd probably die in the first 2 miles now Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 11:55 am

Start training now and you'd be ready!
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 12:11 pm

What the hell 60 miles...I can barely ride the 3 miles at Lake Crabtree
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 12:30 pm

Dang ... and I'm twice your age Laughing You could do it, anyone could if they started training now.
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 1:11 pm

Okay I'm in as long as I'm free, I'm leaving in Sep so ill have to see. Either way I will start getting ready now
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 1:15 pm

Awesome!
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 1:30 pm

Have you guys already registered?
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MadToy
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 2:52 pm

I'd have to bring the Super V out of retirement (and remove from Craigslist) :/
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 8:35 pm

As long as all 60 miles are downhill then I can handle it. My full suspension bike doesn't like hills.
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSat Jan 12, 2013 10:14 pm

85runner wrote:
As long as all 60 miles are downhill then I can handle it. My full suspension bike doesn't like hills.

for me....add a tailwind and someone pulling me...
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PostSubject: Re: Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell   Mountain Bikers - Off-Road Assault on Mt. Mitchell Icon_minitimeSun Jan 13, 2013 1:01 am

Haven't registered yet. Though that is definitely a good motivator/accountability. A mini version is the day before. It's a HELL of an event. Literally.
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