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Kessel run - Camden River

My first attempt at this gem and crashed twice on a slippery foot bridge and ended down in a gully and in the creek, the other on a slippery log and ended up over the handle bars. The day was good a little hot but ended up very humid. Which was evident as a storm hit the area tonight.

I'll rate this one for Newbies at a 8/10, 10 being the most extreme, and that because it was damp and slippery. Your legs will burn from this one. Will do it again when its dried right out and see the difference.

JAKE1's picture

HMBA XC RACE 1 2014

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Good Race, wasted a lot of time & energy though by starting near the back of the group & needing to pass many riders.

MTB Man's picture

Blue Mountains Trails

Hey Guys,
I am looking at the anderson's and Oaks MTB trails. I am still deciding which one to do. I am looking for more of a DH trail,( Do these trails have a lot of climbing/uphill ?) Can you please tell me which one you think is better and why. ( Also, would my hard tail bike be able to cope with this track?)

Thanks, John

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MTB GPS/Computer

Hey Guys,
I am Looking at buying my first GPS/Computer for my MTB. I want something under $150 But i don't really have an idea on what one to get. I have seen ones that show you maps and where you have been but i don't know if i can get one in my price range. I am fairly new to the sport so any advice is appreciated.

Thanks John

MTB Man's picture

Blue Mountains MTB Trails

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Hey Guys,
I am planing a Blue Mountains MTB trip and I am trying to research some good Trails (a long, mostly downhill run). I don't mind if its not a Fully DH trail, but a Long, flowing Trail, Not like a xc trail or anything, (preferably not a fire trail). I have heard that there are downhill runs that go for hours but have not been able to find any (Do These Exist?). Could You please tell me some good trails and your advice/experience on it, HOW LONG IT IS, Its name, where it is ect. This is my first MTB trip and i am fairly new to the sport so any other tips/advice would be appreciated.

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Red Ass NSW DH Champs Photo heavy

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Paul from Ikou( http://www.ikou.com.au/ ) made it up on Sunday with the camera and asked me to post these up for him.

Here is a selection and the rest can be found here
http://s828.photobucket.com/user/thegocat/story/...

Lach's picture

ouch!!

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The weather was perfect and the terrain and track layout fantastic for this event. Props to Kevin and his team for putting this all together for what is a "once a year" event on this unique bit of single track at Coolah. A smallish field, with mens under 45's and over 45's and female categories, in each of the 3 distances (1 lap, 2 laps, 3 laps).
But boy, is it a tough race.....

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Back to Back Yamma

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After missing last year's event, I headed out to the Back Yamma State Forest on Saturday for another go round on this country track. Camped overnight at the event centre - plenty of space and no restrictions on campfires makes for a great camping experience there. Had a short spin on Saturday arvo to free up the legs after a few hours in the car and then lined up Sunday morning for the 50 km version.

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WSMTB Round 5

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Thanks to Ray and the crew for a good race.
Managed my 1st ever win in B-grade!
Also 1st race on the new 29er dually (superfly 100), bike went well.
Ian
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4 season winter 3hr hit out

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Didn't quite get my training right for this one but did OK.

I'd been doing 1 long ride (time wise) a week with a fair bit of climbing in it. but, being time strapped was relying on Tuesday night racing to keep my speed up and struggled to get time back that up. I really needed some more aerobic stuff and some intervals work thrown in.

In the weeks leading up I'd noticed my speed had dropped off on Tuesday nights and recognising my error managed to get a couple of spinnerval sessions on the trainer, a little late but better than nothing.

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