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Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« on: December 19, 2008, 05:24:35 PM »
MK and NK.

10am Roll.
Distance, 35+

This is an All drop ride, Elitist 29er SS Ritual event in honor of the solstice.  Come only with the intention of suffering and pay homage to the creators gifts!

Gears only welcome if you promise to shift quietly...

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2008, 05:33:38 PM »
so...you're going to be at Alafia on Sunday?!? ;)

Its looking like our first ride together will be the NK. Have fun at Croom!

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2008, 05:51:43 PM »
so...you're going to be at Alafia on Sunday?!? ;)

Its looking like our first ride together will be the NK. Have fun at Croom!

Sorry Tread,im charmed by the mileage...Join us. You have time. Its an all drop ride.. ;D

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2008, 07:26:50 PM »
yes yes everyone will be dropped

i will even drop myself
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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2008, 07:38:20 PM »
Sounds like a miserable sandfest...the good news is that it signals the fact that the days will begin to get longer.  ;)

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2008, 09:08:49 AM »
Is that 10am in our time zone or in the Karlos +1 zone? ;D
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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2008, 09:37:55 AM »
lol... correction on or about ten am....

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2008, 04:18:10 PM »
Sounds like a miserable sandfest...the good news is that it signals the fact that the days will begin to get longer.  ;)

It better be both misreable and a sand fest!

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2008, 06:55:48 PM »
Sounds like a miserable sandfest...the good news is that it signals the fact that the days will begin to get longer.  ;)

It better be both misreable and a sand fest!
I got SP to go....I will probably bailed on 35mi.

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2008, 07:16:18 PM »
Sounds like a miserable sandfest...the good news is that it signals the fact that the days will begin to get longer.  ;)

It better be both misreable and a sand fest!
I got SP to go....I will probably bailed on 35mi.
Yea yea.. lured me in why don't you...   that sand better be waist deep or I will be disapointed.  I love to push my bike!  LOl...  See you all tomorrow.  Parking lot 3, fire tower I hope... I like to have an option to visit a normal bathroom and take a shower after long rides!

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2008, 09:58:42 PM »
   :) Big thanks to all who participated in the croom do or die 35 ceremonial winter solstice ride.

SP rode fifty miles starting before us and then returnin to enjoy the communal shred.

TL escaped the pack in reverse and accumulated 42 miles.

myself MK and trebor strebort all rode together 35 miles at least.

Turns out all drop ride means we drop our stuff and then ride extra miles to find it.

I did as much work as I wanted to do to try and drop trebor and MK, but boys can hange so no droppie for them.

My legs felt a little burn after the ride.  Think it means I need to ride that place more.

Left with thoughts of riding up to the croom 35, camping the night before, do the fifty, then ride back the next day.  Need to scare up a free ticket to do that.

check the blog for a full write up tomo.

God Bless The Shred!

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #11 on: December 22, 2008, 08:29:39 AM »
Good ride guys.

My back is still sore from the "back flip" I did in the pits  ;D ;D

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2008, 08:35:40 AM »
Sounds like a good ride. I want to ride wit youse guys out there  sometime. I don't think I've ever been to all of the trails out there. Ride the stuff at fire tower, cross the road and ride some of the yellows and blues but  I think there is a another loop further out that I have never seen.
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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #13 on: December 22, 2008, 08:40:07 AM »
Sounds like a good ride. I want to ride wit youse guys out there  sometime. I don't think I've ever been to all of the trails out there. Ride the stuff at fire tower, cross the road and ride some of the yellows and blues but  I think there is a another loop further out that I have never seen.

I plan to go there a couple of more times, you can get some serious miles out there.  I will let you know next time we head out, just keep your eyes open on the Forum.

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Re: Winter Solstice Do or die Croom35: Sunday
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2008, 08:49:49 AM »
Sounds like a good ride. I want to ride wit youse guys out there  sometime. I don't think I've ever been to all of the trails out there. Ride the stuff at fire tower, cross the road and ride some of the yellows and blues but  I think there is a another loop further out that I have never seen.

I plan to go there a couple of more times, you can get some serious miles out there.  I will let you know next time we head out, just keep your eyes open on the Forum.

Croom is also one of the best places to ride after heavy rains because the trails are packed and fast.  Many of the other trail systems are low lying and drive train killers.  But yes, some serious miles to be had and actually the pain of climbing Tucker Hill after a long ride is a right of passage almost.  ;D

 

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