Fort William World Cup

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  1. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Rainy and cold in Scotland, who'd a thunk it?
     
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    Ahhh your wrong... theres proof aswell :P

    http://www.dirtmag.co.uk/news/category/events/fort-william-news/dirt-1231515.html"
     
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  3. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Ah well... shouldn't beleive what i read in the news ;p ! I thought we were on for a warm, dusty fort william... unlike the rest of the UK at the moment, turns out fort bill is going to be the same.
     
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    Eren Turbo Monkey

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    i may make the 8 hour drive up saturday night!!!! wooooo
     
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  6. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Supposed to be on and off rain. One day rain, one day clear. Weekend is looking ok for now. Cool temps, winfy as hell, keeping the midges away. Sitting in a laundry mat with coffee, internet, sofas and clean smelling laundry. This place rules.
     
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    now there's a 4x track
     
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  9. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Now the sun's out. I love Ft William.
     
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    That picture is completely inacurate. It almost looks like it is sunny over that 4x track.
     
  11. luiz carlos

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    Hey Fraser.....What are the filmakers you have seen on these rounds of WC???


    Where is Sven Martin posting his pics on internet????
     
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    Can't friggin wait for this one.
     
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    One thing's for sure: Fort Bill knows how to host a World Cup round...

    First time i ever hear anyone say that the sun is out in Ft Bill, while i sit at my desk in London and it pisses down with rain. Amazing.
     
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    I know Justin Schroth (Lucent Productions/Free Delivery) is doing the filming/editing for the freecaster updates at Ft. Bill this weekend. Should be some good stuff.
     
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    More important that anything else, how was the party Sunday night at Cedrics place? Greek style with broken plates and champagne bottles opened as a way to flash and get attention? :D
     
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    Funny you mention, but 3 emails I got from friends over there all started with the same words-
    'as soon as I get over the hangover'
     
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    ska todd Turbo Monkey

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    I talked to people this morning who are STILL hungover from Andorra.

    -ska todd
     
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    Wonder if they will recover enough to throw down in Ft. Bill? ;)
    The times I went it was quite the alcoholic town.
     
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    These were industry types, so their livers are well trained to back-to-back drinking sessions. Taipei Show and Sea Otter early in the season make for good training heading into the World Cup level drinking. Fort William though is kinda the "World Champs" of sustained alcoholism though. It's hard not to tie one on there. The people are just too damned friendly and fun!

    -ska todd
     
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    Amen to that. :cheers:
     
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    Of course its the World Champs of bevvying, its Scotland! :cheers:

    The place is going to be even more busy and crazy than last year & I for one can't bloody wait!
     
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    man, i'm hungover just THINKING about it all!!:cheers:
     
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    Bryceland will be there........
     
  24. Cant Climb

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    I count 50 Brits... :monkey:
     
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    There's an awful lot of people in Steve Smith's way.
     
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    Thats exactly what I was thinking, after last weekends 5th place qualifier could this be his weekend to break onto his first podium?
     
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    And?

    .
     
  28. Cant Climb

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    I actually counted them.....on my fingers. :pirate2:

    Just throwing a factoid out.
     
  29. General Lee

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    He's definitely fast enough and that track will suit him quiet well but can he stay on his bike that long? During his Freecaster interview with Lopes he said Andorra was first world cup final without a crash.

    I bet he nabs a podium before the year is out



    counted at least 15 Americans. That's what, 13 more than '06?
     
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    Amzing that world class athletes can get ****faced 2-3 times per month on a regular basis. I know some guys that played 2nd division ice-hockey in Sweden and they kept it really cool during season, except for chirstmas hollidays and such. Those guys were only semi pro's and worked 6h days and trained 6days/week. Thats a lot of sacrifice for the relative little moner they earned compared to 1st division pro's.

    They're sure living the dream; perfect balance between sports and rock n' roll. :thumb:
     
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    looks like kyle strait is racing... haven't dont really pay attention to the freeride world save watching some movies and watching crankworx when its online, but is he transitioning over to racing? I think he used to be a pretty fast junior, got 3rd at worlds a long time ago, it'd be cool to see him move up in the standings and start putting up solid results (24th at maribar was pretty cool).
     
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    That's pretty typical for guys his age, isn't it? Not getting too hot headed and comming in ones own pants has to do with maturity. I wonder how much mind games is going on between racers. Surely the younger ones have another disadvantage there too.
     
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    That would be wicked! Canada showing up for something else than freeriding. HA!
     
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    Too true, though if I recall from last year you didnt even come close to qualifying for the final!!
     
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    u sure? just because he's on the start list, doesn't necessarily mean he's racing. I thought he'd still be out for a while longer
     
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    I heard he may actually be racing.
     
  38. ska todd

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    I went out too hard the first day of practice. Ended up pulling a liver. Tried to sleep it off but couldn't piece it back together in time for the main event. Hill certainly won that event too last year!

    -ska todd
     
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    Josh didn't get the best news from docs yest. but he still might give it a go.
     
  40. stiksandstones

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    You gotta remember how few on the circuit are 'world class' (train like pros, eat like pros, visualisation in their sleep, etc) athletes. I hear one particular drinking partier is on the verge of getting booted off a program. People are dumb.