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    Buckwallow O-Cup SS

    I'll be at the cottage this weekend, which is in close proximity to buckwallow. A friend will be staying with me and racing, figured I might as go and race as well. As i swore off O-Cups after last season, I'm out for giggles and the 9:30 race seems like a better time. As luck would have it, I built up a singlespeed this winter.

    Serious question: Is 2:1 (32:16) gearing with 26" wheels going to cut it. I'm lining up at the back, and will likely stay there, but I don't want to look completely out of place because I'm spinning out all the time trying to keep up or walking everything. Having never even ridden my SS at what I would consider close to race pace, I'm in totally uncharted territory.

    Somewhat serious questions: Can I line up in full spandex, or so should I have on baggies. Beer in my water bottle? Or do I get a separate cage that can hold a bottle (or do I use cans?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor
    Beer in my water bottle? Or do I get a separate cage that can hold a bottle (or do I use cans?)
    IMO, go for the Bacardi's Gold Rum. It has a screw cap, can fit in a bottle holder and can pretty much be mixed with anything....or drink it straight up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor
    Somewhat serious questions: Can I line up in full spandex, or so should I have on baggies.
    Dude, I would go with the thong and a cow bell. It seemed to work for some guy a couple of summers ago at a Hot August Nights..
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    That's very close to the ratio (33x18 on a 29er) I've been running for the last two years and it's been fine for me from Buckwallow to BC. There's only one real climb at Buckwallow and I find it's usually just easier (and faster) to run up it anyway. Everything else is just short punches and power moves. It's a great place to ride single.

    As for fashion, I wear baggies but more and more spandex creeps into the category every year so it's really just up to you.

    You'll find that the SS pen is WAY more laid back than *cough* Sport so feel free to roll up casually and shoot the breeze until Adam says GO.
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    I say thumbs down to spandex... but thats just me...
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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    Dude, I would go with the thong and a cow bell. It seemed to work for some guy a couple of summers ago at a Hot August Nights..
    I have to be at the airport picking up our son on race day so won't be able to spectate and do a [o] thread this year. Sounds like I could be missing some great photo ops lol.
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    last year when I was on 26", I ran 34*17, aka 2 to 1. In the wet, I actually would have liked one gear lighter, simply because i'm a lanky guy and prefer to spin high rpm. In the dry it would have been reasonable, if not a bit light - if you're a diesel pusher type, then that gear or one harder might be the answer...all that said, if you aren't concerned about staying with the front group, you'll be just fine on whatever you've got.

    Wear whatever you want...for me, its spandex - if people were judging, it was behind my back so its all good :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by TSpeed
    I say thumbs down to spandex... but thats just me...
    Ah yes, but you are also still on platforms, fried . One step at a time and we'll eventually have you in some lycra.
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    Whether you go with spandex or baggies, prepare for a very rough ride broken up by long, flat double track sections where a big ring would help. Personally I donít really understand why everyone says that this is a good course for singlespeed.

    I pre-rode the course yesterday and my wrists were screaming at the end. Yes, I ride a rigid bike, but I have no such problems in other courses, including endurance/marathon events. I think this is the roughest course in the O-Cup circuit. Mind you, if it rains like last year and they cut out parts of the course, then it might not be that bad.

    Frankly, with a week to go before the 8 HOUR EPIC, I am a little hesitant about this race. But I did register so Iíll see how it plays out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbmeister
    Ah yes, but you are also still on platforms, fried . One step at a time and we'll eventually have you in some lycra.
    lol... Well we had the R&D department of our team testing those clipless pedals on Tuesday... We're still interpreting the results but at first glance the data seems to support sticking with the platforms for the remainder of this year and possibly and i stress possibly looking at clipless next year. We are still however in the data collection stage and this could all change. As for the lycra... lol... I really don't see that one happening... As you know it's the 11th and unwritten rule. "Thou shalt never wear any spandex!" - We even had Sean in Baggies and Matt on the weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serious
    Personally I donít really understand why everyone says that this is a good course for singlespeed.

    I pre-rode the course yesterday and my wrists were screaming at the end. Yes, I ride a rigid bike, but I have no such problems in other courses
    I have to agree. Full Suspension was made for trails like Buckwallow. Its gonna be " Bike Town" here this weekend, what with Buckwallow Ocup on Sun and Gravenhurst Tri running Sat & Sun.
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    Best Buckwallow course evAr! That big dumb climb was out and all the fun stuff was in! Oh, and they were making back-bacon sandwiches at the BBQ! Awesome!
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    That was a good course. I loved those rocky descents - steep, but not too steep.

    My left wrist was getting carpal tunnel on the last lap, and I was on a FS. What the hell was up with that? I kept changing my grip and braking fingers, to little avail.

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    So after all my talk, I bailed.

    Pre-rode the course on Saturday. 4 laps, three laps at casual pace, which were great. Third lap, a friend and I went at 'race-pace'. He was geared with suspension, I was rigid and singlespeed. I kept up with him and enjoyed that. Lap time was respectable and I would not have been last in the SS division. However, I have never felt so physically abused as I did after that lap. I couldn't imagine doing 2 more at that pace. Since I couldn't imagine, I decided not to. I enjoy some pains associated with racing, that wasn't it.

    + 10,000 points to the rigid SS racers. Actually, I would say +8,000 to the rigid racers, +2,000 to the SS racers, the SS aspect wasn't that bad.

    I'll stick to endurance racing on my lazy-boy.

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    Great Race yesterday..

    The rain started coming as I was arriving at buck and I thought to myself "Oh no, not again" Buck can be treacherous in good conditions never mind wet roots. I must say that the conditions were perfect for racing.. The rain that came earlier had zero affect on the trails.

    The course was well laid out and alot of fun.. I had a good finish even after crashing on the third lap and losing good shifting ability on the second. My freakin front derailleur would drop from big ring to small ring.. And then wouldn't go back up into big ring. Perhaps all the vibration?
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    Sunday was certainly not my day.

    I felt great, the course was in fantastic shape and the weather was perfect, so my excuses are very limited. Ok, ok, I have no excuses. I basically struggled on the flat, double track sections and could not keep up. There were no climbs where I could make it up so I lost my enthusiasm in the 2nd and 3rd laps.

    At least I can say that I have no wrist problems.
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    Good Ride Y'All!

    Way to go! to everyone who raced.

    I got some pics and videos of the 11:30 race and the last race. I will edit and post them after work this afternoon. Check back here tomorrow.

    I also think I got a hint of Karple tunnel syndrom from ringing my little cowbell. I sure picked a good spot to watch everyone sufferings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor
    I'll be at the cottage this weekend, which is in close proximity to buckwallow. A friend will be staying with me and racing, figured I might as go and race as well. As i swore off O-Cups after last season, I'm out for giggles and the 9:30 race seems like a better time. As luck would have it, I built up a singlespeed this winter.

    Serious question: Is 2:1 (32:16) gearing with 26" wheels going to cut it. I'm lining up at the back, and will likely stay there, but I don't want to look completely out of place because I'm spinning out all the time trying to keep up or walking everything. Having never even ridden my SS at what I would consider close to race pace, I'm in totally uncharted territory.

    Somewhat serious questions: Can I line up in full spandex, or so should I have on baggies. Beer in my water bottle? Or do I get a separate cage that can hold a bottle (or do I use cans?)
    I am not a singlespeeder or rigid rider, but this seems to be a good place rather than posting in another thread. Awesome race yesterday. I almost wish that there was more racing to be had here or at places with the same technical requirements. The course was fantastic, in beautiful shape, and was a great mix of speedy doubletrack, awesome singletrack, and technical short ascents and descents. Really separates the non technically inclined riders from those who can hammer through this stuff.

    I had a great ride and felt as good as I have in a race this season. Caught a couple of folks in the 30-34 category near the end and had an awesome tire to tire race for 1-2 kms with a Tues night buddy until he crashed from the pressure . Overall, a fantastic event at one of the most fun places to ride in Ontario. Too bad my category is so competitive. I was shocked at my placing of 17/34 at 1:25:36, but not disappointed by any means. Good times and great to see many of the local racing community out as always.

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    My first Buckwallow experience was a good one. Sure, the rigid bike beat me up more than on other courses, but I'm not going to change equipment for one venue at the expense of all the others. That said, if I had a suspension fork or full suspension bike to play with, I would bring it next time.

    I am not a great tech rider, so I was really at a loss trying to "race" there. It was interesting to see folks I can hang with or beat on other courses ride away from me as soon as the first doubletrack ended. I can see this being a venue that will never be my best race, but one I will try to improve on each year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbmeister
    I almost wish that there was more racing to be had here or at places with the same technical requirements.

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    One more techy race for you.
    The Canal Days Mountain Bike Race in Port Colborne.
    From all the feedback we've been getting from the pre-rides many are saying the trails are similar to Buckwallow.
    Fastest Expert lap time yesterday was 41 minutes for the 12km loop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PUBCRAWL
    Fastest Expert lap time yesterday was 41 minutes for the 12km loop.
    And it was done on a SS (just in keeping with the theme of this thread).

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    jmoote: It was interesting to see folks I can hang with or beat on other courses ride away from me as soon as the first doubletrack ended.

    Hee, hee, I had the same feeling every time the double track started.
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    Oddly, last year at Buckwallow (in the rain) was one of my best races ever. I was only like 8 minutes off the lead (Matt Prosser, who practically lives there). There's something about technical riding in sh!tty conditions that gets the best outta me.

    This year, I went 2 km/h faster and still fell behind Matt by 2 more minutes! Sheesh! What's a guy gotta do?
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    You beat me to it.

    Quote Originally Posted by PUBCRAWL
    shameless plug.

    One more techy race for you.
    The Canal Days Mountain Bike Race in Port Colborne.
    From all the feedback we've been getting from the pre-rides many are saying the trails are similar to Buckwallow.
    Fastest Expert lap time yesterday was 41 minutes for the 12km loop.
    Let me add, that there is a significant amount of room for improvement for that time. That included a pair of missed turns, and some of the doubletrack sections were not done at full speed.

    The Hood trails don't have the huge boulders like Buckwallow, but the terrain is far from smooth, and much of the singletrack is pretty tight. Log piles, short loose climbs, bridges, bumps, roots, rocks....

    Riding at race pace almost made me wish for a 4th inch of travel in my fork... while I was trying to hang with Mr. Rigid SS.



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    GPS Data

    Does anyone posting here have the GPS data from the race course that they would be will to share. I had some issues with mine and would like to get it if possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serious
    jmoote: It was interesting to see folks I can hang with or beat on other courses ride away from me as soon as the first doubletrack ended.

    Hee, hee, I had the same feeling every time the double track started.
    For possibly the first time ever, I came across an evenly-matched rider who was worse in the singletrack than I was. Burst ahead of me in the doubletrack, then caused me to dismount multiple times in the singletrack when I followed him too closely. My fault, really. At some point, I should have left space and predicted his dismounts. Eventually left him behind on lap 2.

    That's another weird feeling...saying I "left someone behind". That rarely happens to me, unless the other rider is suffering from a compound fracture.

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    That's the beauty of Buckwallow: it can flip the field on its head, both figuratively and literally ( ).

    One of the best and most obvious examples of that was the hush that went through the crowd when Ashley Barson was leading Emily Batty through Loam Rider on the first lap.
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    Cowbell Cam Action

    Hey All,
    Here is the little movie I made of the footage I got on my crappy digicam. It is a little shaky cause I was ringing the little cow bell the whole time.

    I tried to film more action but it turns out I was filming my pant leg alot and turning the camera off when the riders came by.

    <embed src="http://blip.tv/play/AYGS136Syk4" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="220" height="206" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed>
    hit the full screen toggle in the bottom of the video to make it bigger.

    I got some bad photos too.

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    It is amazing how many people didn't make that 90 degree rock on that first single track.. Very deceiving little obstacle.
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    jmoote knows what to do....buy a 29er and keep your head up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by McGyver29er
    Hey All,
    I got some bad photos too.

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    Looks like i was the only one going slow enough to stay in focuss... lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    It is amazing how many people didn't make that 90 degree rock on that first single track.. Very deceiving little obstacle.
    Agreed! For a while, I didn't think anyone in the video was going to make it! A lot of the first batch of riders were Expert women (with leaders' jerseys, no less) too. That was an eye-opener!
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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    It is amazing how many people didn't make that 90 degree rock on that first single track.. Very deceiving little obstacle.
    Yeah, maybe they didn't preride? I certainly didn't make it on my first attempt, but it was one of the "easiest" obstacles on the course.

    Quote Originally Posted by thedumbopinion
    jmoote knows what to do....buy a 29er and keep your head up.
    You know it. I think I was even having a little conversation with Jay at the time about whether he got it on video or not. That said, this was one of the few tech spots I got right every lap

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    I managed to make that rock on my last lap, and every other obstacle, except for that stupid ~12" rock "step" near the end of the lap (I think). The one that is followed by a similar but smaller step. That big-ass rock on Loam Rider was no problem, but I have to hike-a-bike at something not much larger than a paving stone. Ugh.

    Any online galleries posted yet? I saw lots of paparazzi on my first lap.

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    Anyone have pics of the 1:30 starts? I know i saw a few cameras out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chansen
    I managed to make that rock on my last lap, and every other obstacle, except for that stupid ~12" rock "step" near the end of the lap (I think).
    That one's actually a lot easier than it looks. As long as you have the right line, you just haul a$$ right up to it and pull a small manual before the base and hop up. When you get it right, the second one's the same, just a tad slower which is good since you still have to make the left-hander at the top.
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    Coming soon I hope

    Photgraph will be posting some pics on his flicker link I believe. He was there shooting lots of pics on Sunday. Can't wait to see them.

    Quote Originally Posted by superlightracer
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    Quote Originally Posted by McGyver29er
    Hey All,

    I got some bad photos too.
    No problem, I took a bunch of good ones for everyone.

    Here's the whole set:
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    Hey Andrew,

    Thanks again for the amazing pics! I'll see what I can do about slowing down to stay in focus next time. I must have saved up some energy from walking around that rock in the video. After all the shots i got last night for that I'm sure not doing that again!

    The pics are great hope the head is getting better.

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    You know what was funny.. I was congratulating myself for making all of the obstacles in the race. Not having to push anything.. Really giving myself an ego boost "Mike you are riding really good".. All that psychological mumbo jumbo I do during a race.

    And wouldn't you know it.. I crash on the smallest freakin root in there.. Like it was smaller then some of the knobs in my tires (not really).. Right over the handle bars I went.. I ate some serious dirt and my computer came off.. It was quite the sight - Definitely youtube worthy.. Thankfully, I only received minor scraps.

    The worst part about my crash was that if I could have kept my ego in check I might just have caught 11th place.. Considering that rider was only 11.5 seconds ahead of me at finish.. I was definitely down for at least 11.5 secs..

    Alas, that is racing!
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    Same thing happened to me. Last lap...small, funny shaped, tricky rock, near the end. ENDO. Lost 4 positions.

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    There are ample opportunities to get it wrong there. An acquaintance of mine cracked his kneecap in half pre-riding on Saturday. A Peewee girl got her head run over at the 8:30 start (let me tell ya, Sport riders have nothing on the Peewees and Cadets when it comes to aggression ). A Sport rider just ahead of me thought he broke his ankle in Loam Rider on the last lap (turns out he was more or less fine and he walked out on his own AFTER I went and got the medics to look for him ). An 11:30 Sport rider flipped his bike off the start and dislocated his shoulder.

    Good times!
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    Quote Originally Posted by garage monster
    A Peewee girl got her head run over at the 8:30 start (let me tell ya, Sport riders have nothing on the Peewees and Cadets when it comes to aggression ).
    Dude, that Peewee girl was right behind my son. She got bumped from behind and went partially through the tape and hit me. I still have the scuff on my knee.. Then she got run over by another esteem kid (great little riders). And he fell down as well.

    I picked him up off of her and then got her off the ground.. I felt terrible for her. Thankfully, she wasn't hurt. And Ted was there right away to make sure that all was well..

    My son tells me that the kids are constantly bumping each other when they are racing. They are really aggressive. Thank goodness they recover more quickly than us.

    At least for us sport males the only bumping that happens is when my body hits the ground..

    Another agressive group is Sport women 30-39 and 40+ .. I hear that they yell at each other, cut each other off.. Block each other from passing..

    Just think about it.. Sport Men are the most civilized racers.. Who would have guessed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sconlon
    Same thing happened to me. Last lap...small, funny shaped, tricky rock, near the end. ENDO. Lost 4 positions.
    I love that when racers are telling stories of being thrown over their handlebars, their first regrets are how many places they lost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chansen
    I love that when racers are telling stories of being thrown over their handlebars, their first regrets are how many places they lost.
    lol... so true... forget the body it's all about the positions
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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    My son tells me that the kids are constantly bumping each other when they are racing. They are really aggressive.
    The funniest thing I saw all day was Ted and Matt herding the kids to the arch with a piece of race tape. All fast-twitch, those kids!
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    Quote Originally Posted by garage monster
    The funniest thing I saw all day was Ted and Matt herding the kids to the arch with a piece of race tape. All fast-twitch, those kids!

    That was truly a classic.. They all Jockey for position when that tape goes down and they don't care if they bump, scrape, push... So the herding of children is necessary..
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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    My son tells me that the kids are constantly bumping each other when they are racing. They are really aggressive. Thank goodness they recover more quickly than us.

    Another agressive group is Sport women 30-39 and 40+ .. I hear that they yell at each other, cut each other off.. Block each other from passing..

    Just think about it.. Sport Men are the most civilized racers.. Who would have guessed?
    As a rider in the Sport women 30-39, I can't say I've seen this cutting off business. Now having said that I'm a middle of the pack rider so I don't know what happens up front. The blocking, I have seen but it's never really obvious enough to call someone out. Let's just say some of the ladies take their sweet time moving off the single track if they slip up... usually enough so that you lose your momentum and slip up as well. It happened at lot at Canada Cup with some of the things these women would deem more technical. They just jam on the brakes right in front of the obstacle and get off their bike. Not my favourite aspect of racing to say the least.

    In contrast, having raced the Tuesday night series with those little boys, it makes the O'Cups in my category seem like a walk in the park. These kids are fast but have VERY poor decision making and technical skills in the single track. They try to pass at the least opportune times without saying anything. I've seen them T-bone another cyclist on a 90 degree turn between two trees when there was double track 20m ahead. They may be resilient but they're going to end up killing an old lady like myself. Gives me some incentive to get faster next year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by goldilox

    In contrast, having raced the Tuesday night series with those little boys, it makes the O'Cups in my category seem like a walk in the park. These kids are fast but have VERY poor decision making and technical skills in the single track. They try to pass at the least opportune times without saying anything. I've seen them T-bone another cyclist on a 90 degree turn between two trees when there was double track 20m ahead. They may be resilient but they're going to end up killing an old lady like myself. Gives me some incentive to get faster next year!

    Ya I have heard that some of the kids take off like bullets and then slow down in the single tracks. My son races in that group and I have directed him to let all people pass if they ask him. Luckily, I have a couple of lady friends in that group who inform me about my son and how he is riding..

    So if you see this kid #3808 being naughty on the trail on the Tuesday Series.. Please find plate #126



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    I was wondering why I couldn't shift for a lap and half. I discovered this issue at the Tuesday night race when my crank started moving. During the Ocup I saw my crank moving but I had no idea why.. I thought I had bent it or I was seeing things..



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    Quote Originally Posted by McB
    I was wondering why I couldn't shift for a lap and half. I discovered this issue at the Tuesday night race when my crank started moving. During the Ocup I saw my crank moving but I had no idea why.. I thought I had bent it or I was seeing things..

    What kinda frame is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by veteran_youth
    What kinda frame is that?

    It is a 2008 Haro Sonix Werx. This is the second triangle that has been broken in the exact same place.

    So far I have heard nothing from Haro. Apparently, Norco the supplier for Haro has called the buyer guy and he has not responded. To me this is an obvious warranty job. Hopefully, Haro will do something for me this week..
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