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  1. DirtyDog

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    I want to get back into some 24's this year. Anyone doing a few races? I won't be able to make Pueblo, I have about 100 pounds to lose after being in a cast for 3 months.

    Moab?
     

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  2. Echo

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    I need more excuses to travel and train. Let's nail something down.
     
  3. Captain Cogset

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    I might be interested in doing a team 24hour race again as long as beer consumption is involved. I have never been to Moab so that might be cool.
     
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    I'm hoping to do some racing this summer on the east coast and have tentatively suggested a SS team for Pueblo '07 (if Echo's still game :sneaky: )
     
  5. GravityFreakTJ

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    There is a 24 Hour @ Warsaw Indiana.Its pretty close to Michigan.Part of the Dino Series.It's a fun race.I will try to find a link
     
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    Its in October btw
     
  7. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I wouldn't mind doing another good roadtrip later in the year.
     
  8. GravityFreakTJ

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    not sure how far Warsaw would be for you but it is a fun course.check it out
     
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    peter6061 Turbo Monkey

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    I'd be in for those.... love the 7 springs course for a 24.

    I'd do moab if the course were actually fun. With all the great trails there, you'd think they'd have found something a little better. If I make a special trip to moab, that trail is not where I would ride.
     
  10. Echo

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    I've heard good things about that Big Bear course. Would that be a good first 24 solo?
     
  11. Heidi

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    I'm good for at least a lap. :)
     
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    Westy the teste

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    I've never been out there, I'm planning on doing a 4 person team that race. I of course will offer some pit help if you decide to go solo. One thing to keep in mind is that Big Bear is a Granny Gear race and Granny Gear isn't as solo friendly as other places are. In years past you have needed to submit a racing resume to get aproval to go solo, not sure if that still applies.
     
  13. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Make stuff up. :oink:
     
  14. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    They wouldn't let my friend Bob register for the last SnowShoe race. He called them up and threatened to ride the 170 miles to their office to prove he was capable. They let him register and he got 3rd.
     
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    I'd like to do at least four 24's this year...so if somebody needs a 4th or 5th, give me a shout

    Old Pueblo - AZ

    and ?

    5/27- 24 Hours Burn, NC
    6/10- 24 Hours Big Bear, VA
    6/17- 24 Hours of Cutler, NY
    7/15- 24 Hours Pats Peak, NH
    8/3- 24 Hours 7 springs, PA
    8/26- 24 hours Allamuchy, NJ
    9/16 - Churn & Burn 24 Ashford, CT
    10/15 - 24 Hours of Moab, UT
     
  16. Echo

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    doug you wanna try to put a team together for big bear? It doesn't appear they let chumps like me ride solo.
     
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    Try it solo. Doug should do it solo too. Solo. Solo.. solo..
     
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    I suppose I could just put in my lame ass resume and see what they say. And I could threaten to ride the 600 miles down there to prove I'm capable :D
     
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    Westy the teste

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    Or like Heidi said, lie. I'm not sure if they still require the application, they just did a few years ago. Website doesn't mention it.
     
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    Actually I looked at the registration page and it does say you need to send a resume with solo entries. Guess I'll start fabricating.
     
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    Have you guys done any solo 12 hour races?

    I would figure it a prerequisite for a 24.

    I might be persuaded to try a solo 24 if I had other solo 24 newbs to suffer with.


    *Edit: And I just noticed with this post that I've lost a ton of posts(for me). I was just about to crack 1000. Oh well.
     
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    Ever consider 12 hours of Lodi Farms? It is a good test for a 24 solo, starts at midnight so you still have to deal with the sleep/darkness issues that a 24 present.
     
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    WHAT!, you're doing it 4 person and you want Echo & me to go solo???



    I do see there is a duo cat
     
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    I'll be doing the Burn solo just a few weeks beforehand.
     
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    I've done it as 3 a couple times, and almost duo this past year, but bailed at the last minute due to weather.

    Did the 12 hours of Wisp a couple years ago solo, but it got cancelled part way through due to the weather. I could see cancelling before hand, but once we started racing? Weird. I wish they still had that race.
     
  26. splat

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    I Defiantly want to do some more this year , Dalton is questional able ,but Pats Peak , sound really good. and hopefully some others.
     
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    douglas Chocolate Milk Doug

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    my local arch rivals raced and won 5 person coed at Burn last year, I'd love to get a fast team together to take them on but I have no idea if they are even racing it this year.

    ECHO, let me know if you decide to go solo or not

    (after doing 3 team of five 24's last year, I really dont seeing myself doing a 24 solo )
     
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    HAve we herd about dalton yet ?
     
  29. I Are Baboon

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    The schedule comes out tomorrow, but it sounds like most monkeys (including 4MAAB) don't want to do Dalton if it's an Adrenalin race. At this point I have no idea what race I'll do, if any at all.
     
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    Pats Peak , NH and Churn & Burn in Ashfoord ct,
     
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    if any!?


    :mad: :mumble: :angry:
     
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    Probably the VT 50 again, although I'm not ready to admit to myself that I'll be ready for so much pain...
     
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    Yeah, and speaking of endurance races, how about....

    Shenendoah 100
    Wild 100
    Wilderness 101
     
  34. splat

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    Yeah I'm also Hoping to get to the foaliage 400 this year
     
  35. GravityFreakTJ

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    IMHO duo kinda sucks.In my expeirence its better to go 3 or 4 man team.I personally would prefer solo over duo.My 2cents.
     
  36. Heidi

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    Agreed - I did a 12 hour duo and even that sucked. We doubled up laps but still, you never got enough rest to make it worth it...might as well go solo.
     
  37. GravityFreakTJ

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    Exactly-The 12 i did in Oct duo was rough.Worst cramps i've ever had:dead:
     
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  39. I Are Baboon

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    Gee, the Adrenalin schedule was supposed to be released today, but there is nothing on the website and I didn't get an e-mail. That's surprising because they are usually so prompt and on time when it comes to this stuff.

    :rolleyes:
     
  40. I Are Baboon

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    Well if the MONKEYS would pick an official alternative race for '06 and if we can figure out how to cram five guys onto a four guy team, I'll be ready to commit!

    :dancing:


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