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As mentioned last night Bermagui

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Bermagui MTB park was tonights destination and what a great little trail . Its just over 6.5 k's and it is almost 100% single track a little bit techy and if you aint puffin like and old bugger you aren't trying . There are five good honest climbs which , for someone who did 22.5 k's at Sparrow last night , just about stopped me in my tracks as my little legs hurt like hell . Luckily for me the rain came and made the descision to do more laps on hold until tomorrow morning , when hopefully i will manage to get two laps in before i have to bugger off to work

Sparrow Hill

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What can i say ....Sparrow Hill just under two hours to do two laps of the hybrid blue and red lap .
22.50 k's of super smooth single track What a blast . I was the only person in the forrest tonight but it didnt matter i went as hard as my body would go and Damn that is fun ....Bobsled what a hoot .. i could have kept going all night but the Mont coffee van wasn't there and my tummy got a tad hungry too

Now for Bermagui tomorrow night ....

Majura Pines

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I also managed to get to Majura last night for about an hour and a half of some pretty cool trails , quite literally , it was getting bloody cold by the end of the ride but it must have taken an hour to wipe the stupid grin from my face and i just wanted to ride some more but my stomach didnt agree so back to my motel for some kangaroo for dinner yum !!!!.

What a week Sparrow Hill two hours for both Monday and Tuesday nights an Hour at Wagga's Parmigana park and Majura Pines last night for a total ride time of over six hours and 70 ks of The Sweetest single track around

Another tedious night alone in the forest !!!

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Well once again i had a spare two hours to kill , and what better way to do it than at Sparrow hill AGAIN !!! This time i had the whole forest to myself .....not really lonely ....no friends ....bad deodorant .....just the thought of my poor wife at home with three kids and nobody to help ..... Eye-wink

My Cold night in the forest

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well once again i was on my own , well apart from the Mont track builder , but it was pretty thin on the ground for my Nobmob friends , i suppose a few of you had a pretty good excuse from not turning up this time , some little ride up north ....pretty soft really ....hmmm . We took of at about 6.30 with lights ablazing and scaring roos all over the place ...oh yeah we were at Sparrow hill , and it was bloody cold too shorts and long sleved merino , jersey and a long sleved jacket to keep me warm .

Worst race ever

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This was my worst race ever . I started great , in fourth into the single track and went down hill from there , it was very cold with a temp of 7 deg but an App temp of 0.6 and a bloody cold westerly wind at 35-40 k with icy rain too .
This was also the easiest of the Stromlo trails with not much techy stuff or climing , not even half way up the mountain .

Poor effort

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Crap performance , had nothing .....and dont want to talk about it ....untill tomorrow

Support for 24hr solo

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So after a couple of chats with Carlgroover about 24hr racing some months ago Vanina decided she would not mind having a crack at one of these. I, of course ended up being support crew.
I don’t think you really understand what is required by the riders when they undertake one of these "crazy" races. I really didn’t think about how much work was required from the support crew both leading up to, during and post race.

Basically the riders are only focused on riding their bike for 24hrs.

2009 solo 24 hr Nationals

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I had such a great weekend I'll certainly be back next year. We had the whole MoB camped in one area which made for an enjoyable time.
CORC did an amazing job of the track and running the race, thanks a lot Guys.

Thank you to the support crew (my family and the NoBMoB clan) who worked tirelessly though out the 24 hours to keep us all fed, watered and the bikes running nicely. I'd bring a bike in filthy due to the rain and when I came back in for it, it was shiny clean and the drive all running sweet, awesome effort!

24 Nationals report!

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What a brilliant weekend!

I can sum up the 24 solo champs in 2 words...

SUPPORT CREW !

We had the best team on the hill. Dylan (Ladytoast) was my support director and he did a flawless job. Including non-stop tech/nutrition & emotional support ....as well as some sponsorship. At one stage the only thing I owned was my helmet everything else belonged to Dylan, go the Yeti! Eye-wink Thanks mate! There's no way I would have made it without you on the team.

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