where's the route boys? the whole path has been done by the two sexiest riders around, let's see it!
check this out:
Skill Set needed for CFITT:
1. A bike (tire) equipped to COMFORTABLY handle:
a. Road riding
b. TONS of dirt road riding
c. Easy singletrack
e. Being picked up and thrown over downed trees and fences.
2. Food to last 10 hours or so (between resupplies).
3. Knowledge of water sources, and/or ability to store A LOT of water
4. Ability to not go insane riding dirt roads for 5 hours straight
5. Ability to deal with the swarm of deerflies that will follow you through the ONF.
6. Preparation for rain
8. Someone to rescue you in the event that you go insane
9. Bear fighting skillz
IMO, Only seasoned 24 hour racers will be able to complete the whole route without sleeping.