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    Bell Super Enduro 4/14 - Race at Demo!

    "One Bike. Three Climbs. Three Descents. Be the first to race Euro style at the Bell Super Enduro at Demo – Soquel Demonstration Forest’s first legally sanctioned race! Climb fast. Descend faster on a closed course. Then do it all over again. Do you have what it takes?

    When: Saturday, April 14. See schedule for timing."

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    Not to be a Debby Downer, but... $80 to ride Demo? Why? Does that money go somewhere useful or...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdubsl2 View Post
    Not to be a Debby Downer, but... $80 to ride Demo? Why? Does that money go somewhere useful or...?
    I gotta think it was pretty expensive to rent Demo for the day. I'm assuming these are all closed courses...

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    Great idea.
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    Super Enduro is a fairly priced

    Quote Originally Posted by jdubsl2 View Post
    Not to be a Debby Downer, but... $80 to ride Demo? Why? Does that money go somewhere useful or...?
    Any profit from the festival will go towards Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) - a volunteer non-profit dedicated to promoting and enhancing mountain biking in Santa Cruz county. Proceeds will benefit projects and organizations that support mountain biking.

    Despite the seemingly steep price, this is actually a great value.

    Benefits: This is a 6 hour event. 25+ miles of riding, 3000+ feet of climbing. 45% of the entry fee go towards the cash purse, schwag bags (tentative), free post ride food and beer (strong tentative), free snacks during the event.

    Liabilities: Will cost a lot to run this event alone (permits from CDF, State Parks, insurance, medical, timing). No one is paid but will require a lot of volunteers and we will be providing incentives for them. Want to help?

    We have a ceiling of 50 entrants so the *most* we can make is $4000 from race entries for this event. Do the math. No one is getting rich running this event and the only ones who are getting exploited are the event organizers

    Our event sponsor Bell Sports has helped with the financing of this event. Without them we probably would not have taken on this Super Enduro due to the costs and logistics. Thanks Bell!!!

    Putting on this event (and the festival) is like a full time job for the core committee but we are driven by our passion for mountain biking. Hopefully the work we do working with the community will translate into more legal trails and bike parks in Santa Cruz county in the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdubsl2 View Post
    Not to be a Debby Downer, but... $80 to ride Demo? Why? Does that money go somewhere useful or...?

    dude...you've paid $80 to race boggs and shelled out $$ for other events..

    ya big goof



    PS - this event will sell out rapido....closed course at Demo is sweet

    PPS - put your strava stats on the line for a 'real' race...you're fast enough on the descents and have the stamina for the climbs..
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    u think its too much money ?? fine, dont enter !!! if you ever put on an event or race u wouldn't be asking where the money goes. all the time and effort and then u hear all the whining about the entry fee.

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    This sounds killer but I don't really know what super enduro means. Anyone mind explaining how this'll go down? Different than just doing 3 laps, yeah?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtoadsc View Post
    Despite the seemingly "steep" price, this is actually a great value.
    Thanks for the information. The event website itself is pretty slim on details, which is the only reason I asked. At first glance, it's $80 to ride Demo and that's it. Now, knowing where the money is going, the relatively small rider cap and all the stuff that's being provided for the racers, I agree; an excellent value. I'm glad I brought it up so I and other potential racers can see everything being brought to the table. It'll make it a lot more enticing and you'll for sure sell out. I didn't mean to offend -- and you'll most likely see me there.

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    The Enduro format is pretty unique & fun - it is basically an endurance-ish race where the only timed portions are the downhills. There are cutoff times to get to the tops of the hills, but they are not timed. The "Event map with stages" google maps link on the web page explains in more detail:

    Bell Super Enduro at Demo - Google Maps
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHUM View Post
    put your strava stats on the line for a 'real' race...you're fast enough on the descents and have the stamina for the climbs..
    Strava needs a way to track crashes...then CHUM and I would have a chance at being in the top ten...

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    Even though there is only one category called pro/expert, the organizers just wanted people to know it's really open to anyone, they just want to be sure people who enter are up for the stenuous climbs and technical descents. I think a lot of the regulars here are aware of what this route entails. If unsure, ask around. I'd expect there will be some pretty decent competition!
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    So are the trails really "closed" to everyone else that day?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdubsl2 View Post
    Thanks for the information. The event website itself is pretty slim on details, which is the only reason I asked. At first glance, it's $80 to ride Demo and that's it. Now, knowing where the money is going, the relatively small rider cap and all the stuff that's being provided for the racers, I agree; an excellent value. I'm glad I brought it up so I and other potential racers can see everything being brought to the table. It'll make it a lot more enticing and you'll for sure sell out. I didn't mean to offend -- and you'll most likely see me there.
    Thanks for asking and I apologize if I sounded defensive. The committee had too many late evenings this week getting this site and registration ready and we are all a bit punchy. I blame the frayed leather of our project dominatrix's whip.

    Yea, details are minimal on the site - which was a deliberate attempt at clarity. The details are what forums are for

    Good luck on the application!

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    What is a Super Enduro?

    Quote Originally Posted by etuck View Post
    This sounds killer but I don't really know what super enduro means. Anyone mind explaining how this'll go down? Different than just doing 3 laps, yeah?
    Funny you should ask. Someone had pointed me to this article on the WTB Blog today. Let Mark Weir answer that: WTB » Blog Archive Love Enduro Racing? Have no Idea what it is? Read this article...

    "Enduro is about enjoying yourself, it’s racing the best parts of trails with gas still in the tank to ride the trail at maximum speed in technical situations. Not about relying only on fitness and coasting down the hill. The perfect Enduro is one that leaves you with the feeling of power left over but the trail was so technical it made it hard to lay down that power. If you are too hard on equipment and lack finesse Enduro makes you pay. Either a weight penalty, which in turn is a time penalty. By a running a heavy set-up to make up for straight line mashing you just lost a minute on the climb. Enduro racing is calculation and knowing the way you ride and building the bike to get the most you can from your strengths. You can’t hide your weaknesses but you can disguise."


    This is mostly a European thing but we want to bring it to the Central Coast. It sounds like an exciting race format and one we (as an organization) can really embrace.

    Some influences:

    SUPERENDUROMTB X-MOUNTAIN E GRAVITY ENDURANCE
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    From the "Concept" page:

    Superenduro is a new format for mountain biking competitions, based on the discipline commonly referred to as enduro or all-mountain riding. The main goal of the Superenduro philosophy is to create a universal racing format, accessible by every mountain biker without the need to purchase any special equipment other than the bike he/she uses every weekend, which at the same time is challenging enough even for professionals, which awards the most well-rounded riders who posses the skills to ride fast in the Special Stages and to cover the Transfer Stages efficiently and within the imposed time limits.

    Superenduro racers ride along the course in a sorted group of friends, thus being able to replicate the friendly environment of an everyday ride while sharing the competitive spirit of the event. The sensations of a Superenduro race are not the stress and tension usually associated with competitions but more similar to the good feeling everyone enjoys after a day of riding on beautiful trails, in an amazing landscape, with his friends.

    Sounds great, eh?

    Some neat videos:




    Personally, I think this is the future of mountain bike racing. It reflects the way that we ride our bikes. It doesn't favor the specialists with XC lungs or DH balls. The best will have both. This is an event to develop the best all round all mountain biker.

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    ^ that sounds cool, I want to try that..

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    Awesome. I'm in! Now for the big question......what bike to ride? Probably doest matter though, you demo locdogs are gonna crush this!
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    Limited Soquel Demo trail closures on April 14

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    So are the trails really "closed" to everyone else that day?
    Soquel Demo State Forest (SDSF) and Nisene Marks will be open to the public while the event will be running. We would like to encourage you to come out and enjoy watching the Enduro. We are recruiting the top names in Enduro racing to compete in the event.

    However, there will be limited closures of some trails for short periods of time while some special stages are run. Please refer to the following map for sequences:


    View Bell Super Enduro at Demo in a larger map

    Below is our working schedule for exclusive trail access. Generally, these sections will be closed for less than an hour and times are +/-15 minutes:

    10:45 Ridge Trail closed to the public.
    11:35 Ridge Trail open to public

    11:30 Sawpit Trail closed to the public.
    12:05 Sawpit open to public.

    13:00 Braille Trail closed to the public.
    13:25 Braille open to public.


    If we do this correctly then we will will only have exclusive access to some (but not all) of the trails for about 2 hours over the entire day. With the exception of Ridge trail in the first stage there should be options to ride through the forest while the event is occurring.

    BTW, we are recruiting volunteers (timers, logistics and course marshals) to help with this event. The marshals will be on bikes and will sweep and clear the trails before and after the special stage, place course tape and ensure the safety of the race. Timers will help with the start/stops of the stages, logistics will help to move food and materials around the forest. If interested in helping out then please PM me.

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    Alright you guys/gals - if you haven't already, be sure to fill out an application soon! The application is pretty simple and you can do it online - but it's due by Feb 17, so 11 days! Just a friendly reminder. The link is on that home page I included already, but here it is again:

    Application Form | Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

    Do it now...

    This should prove to be the most fun race, like ever!
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    What?!? No Corral? The bastard child gets dissed again! (If I was into racing, this would be *****in' by the way) Maybe us trail workers will make everything nice a clean before the event transpires.

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    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    What?!? No Corral? The bastard child gets dissed again! (If I was into racing, this would be *****in' by the way) Maybe us trail workers will make everything nice a clean before the event transpires.

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    Oh man, I rode Corral a couple weekends ago, and wow! I must say, it does often get overlooked - everyone wants to ride Braille & Sawpit, but you guys did an awesome job with it. What a blast! Thank you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by shredchic View Post
    Oh man, I rode Corral a couple weekends ago, and wow! I must say, it does often get overlooked - everyone wants to ride Braille & Sawpit, but you guys did an awesome job with it. What a blast! Thank you!
    Agreed, I'm hooked on Corral!

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    The only thing bad about Corral is that it is so short. It would be really nice to have a singletrack trail that connected the end of the Corral singletrack to higher up on Sulpher Springs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carl Hungus View Post
    The only thing bad about Corral is that it is so short. It would be really nice to have a singletrack trail that connected the end of the Corral singletrack to higher up on Sulpher Springs.
    Sorry for the hijack. While I sort of agree, I dig the high speed flavor Corral administers (with the sweet side diversions for air time). Also, I appreciate that it drops half the hill so you can incorporate an additional DH run without suffering a longer climb back up to Ridge.

    By the way, I've scouted that hillside many times over the years and building a mostly DH ST to Sulpher is pretty impossible (if I recall correctly...too many ridges to conquest). An ST that parallels FR however, much more feasible.
    I'm not sure how this works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squashyo View Post
    By the way, I've scouted that hillside many times over the years and building a mostly DH ST to Sulpher is pretty impossible (if I recall correctly...too many ridges to conquest). An ST that parallels FR however, much more feasible.
    Yeah, something that would parallel Hihn's Mill is more what I was thinking about. I do enjoy the speed and waterbars of lower Corral but you lose a ton of elevation there and it would be nice to have a few more loop options out at Demo in general.

    Bringing this back on topic...I'm excited about this event and what it may mean for the future. In my dream world I can picture Demo hosting a Downieville type "All Mountain" event with XC on Saturday/DH on Sunday with riders having to use the same bike for both events.

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    Got questions about the race? Check out the new FAQ section:

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    Sounds cool!

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    People are starting to take notice of this event, it seems! Here is an interview with the Super Enduro event manager:

    Interview: Evan Turpen, Bell SuperEnduro | NSMB.e.MAGAZINE - Freeride, Extreme and North Shore style Mountain Biking

    Fun stuff!

    Just remember, if you're on the fence about signing up - the deadline is tomorrow!
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    I was about to post the NSMB link- see you're way ahead of me shredchic! Nice write up by our Northern Brethren!

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    I just got this update on the race, which you may have also seen on the festival's Facebook page: The organizers say they received over 170 applications! With permits allowing for only 50 riders in this first-time event, you can imagine the challenge in selecting a representative field of racers. Accepted applicants should be notified today and have one week to register, after which any forfeited spots will be offered to selected wait-listed applicants. The final list of competitors will be announced after 3/5, when this process is complete.

    If you are not racing, more details will be forthcoming about volunteering and spectating. In the meantime, you can always give MBOSC a shout to let them know you can help out:
    volunteers@santacruzmountainbikefestival.com

    I am pretty stoked about the possibilities that this race opens up for more events in the future, if all goes well. Seems like the Enduro race format is making a lot of headlines these days. Good luck to everyone who applied!
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    Anybody here apply/register for this?

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    Bummer

    ooops....So much for talkin smack about the price

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    Oh well. More Pliny money.

    That said, I did the 'Super Enduro' and then some on my own time.
    It's tough... and I spent a ton of money on food and drink at the Brit afterwards!
    Should be a great time. I'll be there to heckle.


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    Also rejected. Bummed that I can't represent my local trails, but relieved that I can now get back to drinking beer and climbing slowly.

    Probably going to try to organize some of the other rejects in April for an unofficial timed ride to see how we all would have placed. Any takers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beaverbiker View Post
    I got in...and can't freaking wait. This is going to be AWESOME!
    Beaverbike in the hause! Time to break out my cowbell
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    I'm not sure how this works.

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    It will be interesting to see the times that beaverbiker and others can throw down on a closed course Braille

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    Quote Originally Posted by beaverbiker View Post
    I got in...and can't freaking wait. This is going to be AWESOME!

    Rolling a stumpy evo now, or the enduro?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beaverbiker View Post
    I'm up in the air on what bike I will ride. Since the climbs aren't timed, I'll probably rock the enduro. But even the enduro is a little overbike for demo so my new stumpy evo might just be the ticket. The Xfusion suspension on my enduro is so dialed though, it's going to be a hard decision.

    I haven't timed Braille in a long time because of the obvious dangers surrounding that, but I remember on a super late night ride that I timed ridge to sawpit and I was doing about 19:10 from the trail map at the start of ridge trail to the bottom of sawpit. I'm betting that the total timed downhills will total under 25 minutes.
    Sounds about right for just under 25 mins total-braillle is running at about 5 minutes or so.

    How you have that EVO setup?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PACS View Post
    Also rejected. Bummed that I can't represent my local trails, but relieved that I can now get back to drinking beer and climbing slowly.

    Probably going to try to organize some of the other rejects in April for an unofficial timed ride to see how we all would have placed. Any takers?

    u can for sh8ts and giggles...its not the same,........it only counts on race day

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    Quote Originally Posted by burpp View Post
    u can for sh8ts and giggles...its not the same,........it only counts on race day
    Seriously, you mean I can't just email the race officials my times and expect to get a check in the mail and my image photoshopped onto the podium?

    Purely for sh8ts and giggles, of course. I figure there are 120 rejects out there for the 50 accepted. Might be a fun way to spend the day and push yourself a little harder than you normally would.

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    I agree it would be fun to see how you stack up against the race times in an informal setting... I'd like to see if I could do double the time of the pro women, lol. The reasoning behind the limit to the number of riders had to do with permitting. So, inviting 120 people to do it on a different day is well, not going to keep the peace with the land managers.

    But... that's why there is Strava! Of course the drawback is that the trail conditions are different on any given day, there is satellite drift, etc., so it's never a completely accurate comparison, but it's good enough, I think, for sh1ts & g1ggl3s. I imagine if you go during off-hours such as midday mid-week you will have a better time of it.

    Congrats to beaverbiker & also Justin for posting a very impressive time, nevertheless. Yes it will be an eye-opener to see what all of the competitors will do on race day!
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    Registered Enduro racers

    We have been sitting on this for a couple of weeks. Now it can be told.

    From the latest SCMBF press release....

    Professional Mountain Bike Racers Participating

    This year introduces the Bell Super Enduro, the first sanctioned race in Soquel Demonstration State Forest. Mark Weir, Ross Schnell, Jason Moeschler, Jeff Kendall-Weed, Aaron Bradford, Duncan Riffle, Ariel Lindsley, Abigail Hippely, Kathy Pruitt, Matthew Slaven, Mary Moncorge, Ben Cruz, Barry Wicks, Katie Holden, Mike West, Nathan Riddle, Curtis Keene, Henry O'Donnel, Max Houtzager, and Joanna Petterson will join the field of 50 talented riders selected out of 177 applicants.

    Racers range in age from 18 to 57, including 8 women and 19 racers from Santa Cruz County. The field is evenly divided between racers over 30 and racers under 30. Race participants were selected on their ability to finish the intensely rigorous race within an allotted time.

    Spectating encouraged, shuttle ride up to the race venue available.


    Congrats to all of you who are registered in the race! Should be an incredible event.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtoadsc View Post
    We have been sitting on this for a couple of weeks. Now it can be told.

    From the latest SCMBF press release....

    Professional Mountain Bike Racers Participating

    This year introduces the Bell Super Enduro, the first sanctioned race in Soquel Demonstration State Forest. Mark Weir, Ross Schnell, Jason Moeschler, Jeff Kendall-Weed, Aaron Bradford, Duncan Riffle, Ariel Lindsley, Abigail Hippely, Kathy Pruitt, Matthew Slaven, Mary Moncorge, Ben Cruz, Barry Wicks, Katie Holden, Mike West, Nathan Riddle, Curtis Keene, Henry O'Donnel, Max Houtzager, and Joanna Petterson will join the field of 50 talented riders selected out of 177 applicants.

    Racers range in age from 18 to 57, including 8 women and 19 racers from Santa Cruz County. The field is evenly divided between racers over 30 and racers under 30. Race participants were selected on their ability to finish the intensely rigorous race within an allotted time.

    Spectating encouraged, shuttle ride up to the race venue available.


    Congrats to all of you who are registered in the race! Should be an incredible event.
    Kendall-Weed, Bradford, Chapin, Hauer, Beavers, McMahon, Keene, the Benedict Bros and Ariel all rocking the home field advantage against Weir, Moeschler, Cruz, Riddler, Schnell, Wicks, Slaven, and West.

    Gonna be a good one!!!

    Henry O has no chance because he is going to stop at every big tree to try and cut it down.

    Heckle support crew rolls from the bottom 20 minutes before the field......

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    Quote Originally Posted by ARider View Post
    Kendall-Weed, Bradford, Chapin, Hauer, Beavers, McMahon, Keene, the Benedict Bros and Ariel all rocking the home field advantage against Weir, Moeschler, Cruz, Riddler, Schnell, Wicks, Slaven, and West.
    I'll be rooting for Curt but Weedman probably knows those trails better than anyone and he has been killing at cccx.

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    ok people, lets not get carried away with trying to replicate race times via strava on non-race day.

    Race day will have a closed course, marshalls, medics close at hand etc.

    non-race day crashes can be much more dangerous. Let's not forget that demo is waayyy out in the boonies and help is a long ways away.

    I hate to be the one saying this but I am passing on concerns from the Forest managers as well as my own concerns. I'm not saying ride slow on non-race day, I'm just saying keep it at 95% instead of 110% on the pace eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtoadsc View Post

    [I]This year introduces the Bell Super Enduro, the first sanctioned race in Soquel Demonstration State Forest. Mark Weir, Ross Schnell, Jason Moeschler, Jeff Kendall-Weed, Aaron Bradford, Duncan Riffle, Ariel Lindsley, Abigail Hippely, Kathy Pruitt, Matthew Slaven, Mary Moncorge, Ben Cruz, Barry Wicks, Katie Holden, Mike West, Nathan Riddle, Curtis Keene, Henry O'Donnel, Max Houtzager, and Joanna Petterson will join the field of 50 talented riders selected out of 177 applicants.
    Wow. Now I see why fast guys like jdubs didn't make the cut. That's an impressive field!

    Don't sleep on Aaron Bradford. Guy finished #1 at Downieville DH (Finished #2 to Carl Decker in AM) and #1 at CX Nationals SS class within the past 9 months.

    Once again, good luck to Beavers and anybody else who made it.

    I'll be out there volunteering in some capacity.

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    Anyone have access to the resiults on this?

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    pix at vitalmtb.com

    Men's Top 3:
    1. Aaron Bradford
    2. Ryan Condrashoff
    3. Duncan Riffle

    Women's Top 3:
    1. Mary Moncorgé
    2. Joanna Petterson
    3. Abigail Hippley


    Not a bad showing for Marin County wIth Mary and Condrashoff on the podium!




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    I rode with Aaron Bradford once. He rides like the wind. There's a photo of him on a cross bike somewhere... 4 feet up in the ayer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haus Boss View Post
    pix at vitalmtb.com

    Men's Top 3:
    1. Aaron Bradford
    2. Ryan Condrashoff
    3. Duncan Riffle

    Women's Top 3:
    1. Mary Moncorgé
    2. Joanna Petterson
    3. Abigail Hippley


    Not a bad showing for Marin County wIth Mary and Condrashoff on the podium!
    Wo! Nice!! Where'd you find the results? [Edit: nm, found top 3 on vitalmtb, looking for full results...]

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    Quote Originally Posted by slide mon View Post
    Wo! Nice!! Where'd you find the results? [Edit: nm, found top 3 on vitalmtb, looking for full results...]

    -slide
    I looked at the sheet earlier today. I couldn't tell you with 100% accuracy but I could get close if you're looking to see how someone did.

    Aaron Bradford I believe had the fastest Stage 2 descent (Sawpit) which happened to be the longest stage...9 minutes something. I think John Hauer threw down the fastest Stage 3 (Braille) time at a shade over 5 minutes (5:04 I want to say). Crazy fast.

    Strong group of riders this bunch. Most of them rode out of Demo and back to Aptos when they were done and a few were killing beers prior to Stage 1.

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    Thank you for saying it!

    Quote Originally Posted by shanedawg View Post
    ok people, lets not get carried away with trying to replicate race times via strava on non-race day.

    Race day will have a closed course, marshalls, medics close at hand etc.

    non-race day crashes can be much more dangerous. Let's not forget that demo is waayyy out in the boonies and help is a long ways away.

    I hate to be the one saying this but I am passing on concerns from the Forest managers as well as my own concerns. I'm not saying ride slow on non-race day, I'm just saying keep it at 95% instead of 110% on the pace eh?
    Being up close and personal to these guys I can say that they know their s**t. Just enjoy riding the forest and try not to beat Aaron Bradford because it will not happen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois View Post
    i rode with aaron bradford once. He rides like the wind. There's a photo of him on a cross bike somewhere... 4 feet up in the ayer.

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    Guy in the background is priceless!
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    Full results are coming - should be on the website soon



    Quote Originally Posted by Carl Hungus View Post
    I looked at the sheet earlier today. I couldn't tell you with 100% accuracy but I could get close if you're looking to see how someone did.

    Aaron Bradford I believe had the fastest Stage 2 descent (Sawpit) which happened to be the longest stage...9 minutes something. I think John Hauer threw down the fastest Stage 3 (Braille) time at a shade over 5 minutes (5:04 I want to say). Crazy fast.

    Strong group of riders this bunch. Most of them rode out of Demo and back to Aptos when they were done and a few were killing beers prior to Stage 1.

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    Pictures of the results are here, along with Mary's recap.
    SCMBF – Enduro, short track and pumptrack | Mary Moncorgé - Pro Gravity Racer

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    Wow, for someone who sat at home with a broken wrist I was mighty fast ;-)

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    I thought this was well done...



    Cool to see Demo and this event get some love.

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    Definitely a top-notch event this year.

    It was so satisfying I dont feel a need to deal with all the Sea Otter nonsense.

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