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    Steaming Nostril

    Cycle Waterloo – Steaming Nostril

    This race looks interesting.

    For me, it was a no-brainer to enter. I grew up riding on these gravel roads, so it is a bit of a hometown race for me. And it will be a good early season tune up, falling a few short weeks ahead of P2A.

    Now let's start talking tires...
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    Quote Originally Posted by smarty View Post
    Cycle Waterloo – Steaming Nostril
    Now let's start talking tires...
    With a name like Steaming Nostril, I can't really resist.
    This will probably replace Hell of the North for me. While it was awesome, it was a little too much hell for me that early in the season.

    I plan to use skinny tires, but not too skinny.

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    Cold.... miserable.... March.... death ride.


    I'm in.

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    My big worry, that might be a quintessential weekend for the Tour De Buttertart.

    I guess if enough of us sign up for the Nostril, Garage Monster would have no choice but to make it the 16/17th

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    My big worry, that might be a quintessential weekend for the Tour De Buttertart.

    I guess if enough of us sign up for the Nostril, Garage Monster would have no choice but to make it the 16/17th
    Ya, I usually try to get Buttertart done prior to Good Friday and Easter is early this year!

    (There will be a completely new course for the Good Friday Road Race - Road O-Cup #1 this year, BTW. Ancaster, here we come! )
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    I am in for this. Good warm up for P2A...and for Buttertart.

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    what is farm road and dirt road.

    with over half the race on farm or dirt road, does that include some of that farmers field where you sink down an inch and a half and pray for a lightning strike to end the misery.
    Or is it just dirt road?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ol-crank View Post
    with over half the race on farm or dirt road, does that include some of that farmers field where you sink down an inch and a half and pray for a lightning strike to end the misery.
    Or is it just dirt road?
    thanks
    I am guessing it's as you describe, or slick as heck double track with monster tractor tire ruts. Or maybe a combination of both. But since they note you need an MTB, CX or beefed up hybrid and distinguish farm and dirt roads, I am sure they are not the same. (if it was straight dirt and paved roads you could do it on a road bike. People were doing that on he'll of the north last year)

    Its probably a bunch of unopend access or private roads that could be in any condition, from grassy paths through the woods, to the dreaded fields of life sucky misery. Sounds great!

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    "Great indeed" anyway I'm in and hope for good weather

    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    I am guessing it's as you describe, or slick as heck double track with monster tractor tire ruts. Or maybe a combination of both. But since they note you need an MTB, CX or beefed up hybrid and distinguish farm and dirt roads, I am sure they are not the same. (if it was straight dirt and paved roads you could do it on a road bike. People were doing that on he'll of the north last year)

    Its probably a bunch of unopend access or private roads that could be in any condition, from grassy paths through the woods, to the dreaded fields of life sucky misery. Sounds great!
    see you there

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    Being so close to home I couldn't resist signing up. Usually signing up for events like this means a long early morning drive!

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    Clyde peloton!

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    this, good Friday and Hell of the North looks like a very appealing spring tune up racing block.

    Two months, cant wait

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    I am guessing it's as you describe, or slick as heck double track with monster tractor tire ruts. Or maybe a combination of both. But since they note you need an MTB, CX or beefed up hybrid and distinguish farm and dirt roads, I am sure they are not the same. (if it was straight dirt and paved roads you could do it on a road bike. People were doing that on he'll of the north last year)

    Its probably a bunch of unopend access or private roads that could be in any condition, from grassy paths through the woods, to the dreaded fields of life sucky misery. Sounds great!
    Gee...sounds more like the requirements for a Gravel Grinder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    Clyde peloton!
    Haha, sounds like a plan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enduramil View Post
    Gee...sounds more like the requirements for a Gravel Grinder.
    I ain't as smart as they come, but a gravel grinder might take place on gravel roads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    I ain't as smart as they come, but a gravel grinder might take place on gravel roads.
    Not completely on gravel roads. Judging from some of the pics I have seen. The Minimal Maintneance Roads some look like quad track.

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    Damn, this is really tempting as an early season fitness test. Unless you're a cold weather wussy like me. The body can't take the cold, but the idea of doing this is very attractive. I will continue taking my HTFU pills for the next couple of months and perhaps register day of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbmeister View Post
    Damn, this is really tempting as an early season fitness test. Unless you're a cold weather wussy like me. The body can't take the cold, but the idea of doing this is very attractive. I will continue taking my HTFU pills for the next couple of months and perhaps register day of.
    If it helps, you can take strength from your post signature (ie a bad day on the bike etc etc etc....)
    Strava made me do it....

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    Signed up, rode with a group out in that area-ish a couple weeks back... Sounds like a bit of everything may be thrown in...

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    Signed up yesterday! Excited.

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    Just signed up for this one. Deciding to use the singlespeed may turn out to be a mistake, but if I'm going to suffer anyway...

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    does anybody know if there is any seriouis climbiing? I want to set up almost like

    my road gearing, but if there is some steep climbs I will put on a 12/34 cassette or so.

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    I can't believe nobody is discussing tires yet! I'm not from the area and am all signed up. What's the word from people who know the terrain? Mountain bike tires or knobby 'cross tires.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overkill View Post
    I can't believe nobody is discussing tires yet! I'm not from the area and am all signed up. What's the word from people who know the terrain? Mountain bike tires or knobby 'cross tires.
    I'll be running my 'cross bike, so it'll either be Mud2 or Conti Race Kings, depending on the expected mud:gravel ratio. I have no idea about the terrain though, just winging it!

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    Clement X'Plor MSO's. Testing them before P2A. If I like em, I'll keep em, otherwise I'll go to Schwalbe Sammy Slicks.

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    Re: Steaming Nostril

    Schwalbe cx comp for me. Its my only option so they better be good for the course!

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    It sounds like at a minimum it will be pretty muddy and soft. I'm wondering if there will be rocky fast sections requiring high volume tires.

    Does anyone know why they aren't releasing a course map? Because its on private property maybe? I'll be coming down and staying with the in-laws that weekend and was hoping to pre-ride so I know what I'm getting myself into!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overkill View Post
    Does anyone know why they aren't releasing a course map? Because its on private property maybe? I'll be coming down and staying with the in-laws that weekend and was hoping to pre-ride so I know what I'm getting myself into!
    Watch this guy. Never races (or so he says... ) but nearly tore everyone's legs off at Crank the Shield a couple of years ago, aside from the Zandstra / Watson / Glassford types.

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    Hey whoa! I have actually raced quite a bit over the last couple of years - I haven't raced a mtn bike since crank a couple of years ago though.

    I'm really digg'in these gravel races and cx events. I love all the new spring classic events popping up - nice change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overkill View Post
    I have actually raced quite a bit over the last couple of years
    I guess that means double watch this guy! Just kidding you Iain. You were fun to have around at CTS.

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    Hey, where is my green teammate VVagabond? Doesn't she hang around these parts. She must know something about these roads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overkill View Post
    I'm really digg'in these gravel races and cx events. I love all the new spring classic events popping up - nice change.
    Agree, hope more pop up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overkill View Post
    Hey, where is my green teammate VVagabond? Doesn't she hang around these parts. She must know something about these roads.
    I am late in responding and we probably won't see Overkill around here for a while, but for the record, I have no inside information at all on these roads. Wish I did!

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    Anyone have advice on SS gearing for this one? My 'cross bike race setup is 42:18, but I may have a 16 tooth freewheel kicking around... I have never ridden in that area, so don't have any sense of hillyness!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikingnerd View Post
    Anyone have advice on SS gearing for this one? My 'cross bike race setup is 42:18, but I may have a 16 tooth freewheel kicking around... I have never ridden in that area, so don't have any sense of hillyness!
    I understand from their website that the route won't be published in advance of the race, but I suspect that we will be spending a bunch of time on gravel roads in and around Wellesley township (the farming area to the southwest of Elmira). There are lots of rollers there, and a few leg breakers, but some flat areas as well. I can't imagine a race there that would not send us up Hawkesville Hill.

    As always, though, the best advice (IMHO) for a race like this is to go for steep gearing, and walk the hills if necessary. SS races aren't won on the hills - they are won everywhere else.

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    I'll be doing it on a brakeless fixed gear track bike

    48/16 gearing for me.

    Is there a singlespeed class?

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    funny fail....

    Good luck with the fixie... thats going to be crazy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    I'll be doing it on a brakeless fixed gear track bike

    48/16 gearing for me.

    Is there a singlespeed class?


    But you may want to check with the organizers about going sans brakes. And let me know what you look like, cause I don't want to be anywhere near you.

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    48 x 16, baa, brakesless...

    try 100 x 16, works betterSteaming Nostril-255249_343615665724224_1203185763_n.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    But you may want to check with the organizers about going sans brakes. And let me know what you look like, cause I don't want to be anywhere near you.
    You won't miss me - all black with 88mm carbo tubulars and a dugast up front

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    Quote Originally Posted by smarty View Post
    I understand from their website that the route won't be published in advance of the race, but I suspect that we will be spending a bunch of time on gravel roads in and around Wellesley township (the farming area to the southwest of Elmira). There are lots of rollers there, and a few leg breakers, but some flat areas as well. I can't imagine a race there that would not send us up Hawkesville Hill.

    As always, though, the best advice (IMHO) for a race like this is to go for steep gearing, and walk the hills if necessary. SS races aren't won on the hills - they are won everywhere else.
    Thanks for the advice - pretty much what I figured. I certainly end up spinning like a hamster on the flats in 'cross races with 42:18...

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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    You won't miss me - all black with 88mm carbo tubulars and a dugast up front
    I am really curious. Are you allowed to race that way? Not that I question your ability to handle a brakeless fixie, I am curious how that will integrate into a pack of racers in a mixed surface situation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    I am really curious. Are you allowed to race that way? Not that I question your ability to handle a brakeless fixie, I am curious how that will integrate into a pack of racers in a mixed surface situation.
    I don't see it being an issue - it's not much different than an average coaster brake. To be honest I have a bit more braking power than I do with my CX bike once the rims get muddy / wet with cantilevers (wish I had discs!).

    From what I understand it's more of a CX road ride / gravel grinder than a MTB race so there shouldn't be a need for massive braking power or I wouldn't even consider trying it, especially if it interfered with other riders.

    My only issue would be if there was a massive descent similar to the rattler or some of the hills near Kelso / Ancaster, I wouldn't even consider that - but Elmira is pretty flat...

    I ride fixed/brakeless on mellow single track trails / do century rides for kicks on it and have never had issues riding in packs on 40-60k road rides at 33-35km/h averages.

    You can still brake and stop controllably, you just can't lock up the brakes and blast through a tight dirt trail corner like you could on a rim / disc braked bike, you have to go slower and 'flow' through it more / judge your speed based on what's further ahead.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    Agree, hope more pop up
    Very late to respond to this one, but Thats What She Said....
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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    I don't see it being an issue - it's not much different than an average coaster brake. To be honest I have a bit more braking power than I do with my CX bike once the rims get muddy / wet with cantilevers (wish I had discs!).

    From what I understand it's more of a CX road ride / gravel grinder than a MTB race so there shouldn't be a need for massive braking power or I wouldn't even consider trying it, especially if it interfered with other riders.

    My only issue would be if there was a massive descent similar to the rattler or some of the hills near Kelso / Ancaster, I wouldn't even consider that - but Elmira is pretty flat...

    I ride fixed/brakeless on mellow single track trails / do century rides for kicks on it and have never had issues riding in packs on 40-60k road rides at 33-35km/h averages.

    You can still brake and stop controllably, you just can't lock up the brakes and blast through a tight dirt trail corner like you could on a rim / disc braked bike, you have to go slower and 'flow' through it more / judge your speed based on what's further ahead.

    Not to be all "Debbie Downer" but the race is sanctioned by the OCA and is likely subject to UCI rules and as I just happen to have my rule book on my desk, I quote it thusly:

    1.3.025 [...] For races on the road and cyclo-cross, the use of fixed sprocket is forbidden: a braking system that acts on both wheels is required.
    By all means, bring the bike but it might be a good idea to bring a back-up bike just in case they stick to the rules.
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    Does it have any rules regarding Unicycles?


    I'm seriously asking.... stop laughing at me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garage monster View Post
    Not to be all "Debbie Downer" but the race is sanctioned by the OCA and is likely subject to UCI rules and as I just happen to have my rule book on my desk, I quote it thusly:



    By all means, bring the bike but it might be a good idea to bring a back-up bike just in case they stick to the rules.
    Ahhhhh that's good information for me, but lame news!

    I'll bring my cross bike too just in case, but then I'll have to actually race

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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    Does it have any rules regarding Unicycles?


    I'm seriously asking.... stop laughing at me.
    Not that I'm aware of. The whole equipment section presumes that the racer is riding a "standard" bicycle (as opposed to say a recumbent).

    There might be some unicycle racing federation somewhere that defines acceptable equipment and regulates the type of clown pants you are allowed to wear but that appears to be outside the UCI's purview.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    I am really curious. Are you allowed to race that way? Not that I question your ability to handle a brakeless fixie, I am curious how that will integrate into a pack of racers in a mixed surface situation.
    Back when they had the Eastern Challenge there was a guy from Ottawa I believe racing a CX bike with fixed gears. Though he had rim brakes as well.


    Quote Originally Posted by garage monster View Post
    Not to be all "Debbie Downer" but the race is sanctioned by the OCA and is likely subject to UCI rules and as I just happen to have my rule book on my desk, I quote it thusly:
    I would think running rim brakes would help. But then of course that depends how anal the race official is when it comes to the rules.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    Does it have any rules regarding Unicycles?


    I'm seriously asking.... stop laughing at me.
    Apparently not....

    Steaming Nostril-p2a_uni.jpg

    Edit...that'll teach me to post before I finish my coffee. Wrong race

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    Alright you guys bullied me enough to ride my CX bike and actually race

    This is going to be snowy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post
    Alright you guys bullied me enough to ride my CX bike and actually race

    This is going to be snowy...
    Please don't say that, maybe it will be too cold to snow,

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    Over 250 rider registered so far! Very nice for a first-year event!
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    CX bike went into the shop for a complete overhaul in preparation for the spring classics.

    It's going to look pimp with my new (to me) Zipp's and yellow bar tap. Writing checks my leg can't cash.

    Boogity Boogity Boogity lets go racing!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    CX bike went into the shop for a complete overhaul in preparation for the spring classics.

    It's going to look pimp with my new (to me) Zipp's and yellow bar tap. Writing checks my leg can't cash.

    Boogity Boogity Boogity lets go racing!!!
    I'm goin into my LBS tomorrow to get a CX bike so I can be there with ya writing cheques my legs (or bank) can't cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiotMTB View Post
    I'm goin into my LBS tomorrow to get a CX bike so I can be there with ya writing cheques my legs (or bank) can't cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by broadwayline View Post

    This is going to be snowy...
    Going by the pattern of unpredictability to date. Plane for snow.

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    Oooooooh very nice thank you!

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    That was insane.

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    That's it...We're used to better race reports on here than that .
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    Race Report as I enjoy a beer.



    I think the word of the day was, FU rail trail.

    The start of the race and the end of the race were on the same 6-7 km section of rail trail. Lets just say, they had to plow and snow blow it to make it 'ridable'. Off the start, it was actually pretty firm (icy or frozen dirt, garmin says I averaged about 24 km/hr on it). Coming home, what a $hit show. It had thawed, the snow was super loose, the icy parts were actually the best as they were firm, the exposed parts were like riding through pudding. Garmin says I averaged about 16 km/hr (leaving there was a tail wind, head wind at the end, plus fresh legs, but it was way, way tougher).

    After the rail trails, it was essentially 55 km of dirt roads. A couple small climbs, but mostly flat. I say this was certainly a course for someone who could lay down some wattage. I got off the rail trail about 30 m back from what looked like solid group. No way I could make that gap. A few strong riders flew past me, I tried to hold their wheel, but these were certainly people who didn't perform on the rail trail like they could on the road.

    Finally a group of 5-6 guys pulled up behind me and I could catch their wheel. We slowly picked up a few stragglers here and there and got up to close to 10 at one point. A couple were really ambitious and though I was strong and asked me to try to go with them when small gaps would open. I just waited for the group, and sure enough, these guys got caught each time they tried to go off the front.

    I rode with this group for about 1/2 the race. Strong riders. At one point I realized I needed to eat, so I went to the back to pull out my gel flask. Struggled to get it out, then it was too cold to flow. This coast me dearly. I was dropped by my group. I put a sprint down, caught back up, only to get dropped after about 20 seconds of rest. The pace then picked, a small gap opened and I did another sprint, got back for about 5 second and it was fruitless. I was redlined. Alone I went.

    I pushed, but not too hard, knowing it was just smarter to wait for the next group. When they arrived, I jumped on. It was going really well. Then someone attacked, people went to catch the wheel and there was a crash. I dodge the downed rider, but upon looking back, he wasn't getting up quickly. I pulled up, turned around with another racer to see how he was doing. He hit his head hard and was bleeding from his leg and hand. We waited to see how he was doing. A race van came shortly after, so we took off. Soft pedaled again, seeing as their was a group 100 m behind. They caught us and we jumped in.

    Just rode out the rest of the dirt roads, with 3-4 of doing most of the work for a group of about 10. I felt good and I hoped to try and drop the group on the rail trail. I got in first, gaped everyone, then realized I didn't have the power, nor the energy to really push through. This second time down the rail trail, was pure power, less technical the the first time down. I didn't have it. It was made for a 200 lb ape who is all legs. A good chunk of that group ended up passing me.

    Overall, except for the last 1/2 of the last section of rail trail, I had a good time. I was dressed right. Wish I had gotten food in however. Good training race, P2A is a focus for this year and this was a good to help me work on the flat road power riding, not my strength.

    Happy to be done.

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    The head wind was pretty tough for us guys ridng alone, and that rail trail was really unnecessary. I looked up sadist in my dictionary, and it refers to someone who makes you ride the same impossible sloppy rail trail TWICE.

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    I kinda wish it wasn't a race, we passed, if I recall correctly (which is questionable) at least 5-6 horse led wagons and a bunch of Mennonite children out watching us on. It would be nice to go back and immerse yourself on the ride with a bit more awareness of the cultural diversity present.

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    Wow, just want to point out the great ride by smarty. Top 20!!
    Nice comeback.

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    That was heavy boys, had a solid time!

    I was in the first wave men 20-29. After the horse paced start (how awesome is that?) I got to about 20th-25th going into the rail trail. Rail trail on the way out wasn't too bad, sloppy in some areas and muddy but generally firm and manageable - passed a few people here and gained maybe 5-10 spots.

    Going onto the road stretch I was in the 2nd pack wave, the first pack was about 35m ahead of us. Hung with the second pack for about 10km just keeping up, then my front derail froze and I was locked in the big party ring and got dropped on those 'big' climbs on Hackbart Rd.

    I ended up riding solo in that viscous Mennonite headwind from the start of Hutchison Rd all the way to about 1/4 down Chalmers Forest Rd.

    Picked up into a big pack there with some nice dudes and we had a solid draft train all the way down that big stretch - passed about 5-6+ horse buggies in a row, one freaked out, then our group separated on Buheler Line. I was cooked from pushing solo from so long earlier that I stayed back with the slower of our pack.

    We also got passed by 2-3 guys absolutly on FIRE sprinting on Posey Line, I mean we were going maybe 35km/h and these guys passed us at at least 40+ going uphill - whoever those guys were, mega props!

    I was initially so stoked to get to the rail trail because I thought it would be a break from the fast pace our group was pushing, couldn't be more wrong.

    Trying to push on the big ring across that mud/slush quicksand soup mess for 5km was hell. It was like riding with the brakes on for me. One guy fell directly in front of me and I missed him by about 1". I stuck to the slightly harder outside / on the ice as much as possible. Got passed by some older guy hauling ass - only to have him eat **** big time about 10 seconds later, felt bad for him. Legs were burning, I contemplated life several times and considered just giving up on life in general right there. After the seemingly endless rail trail I sprinted the finish and got in at 53rd / 7th in my category.

    Not bad considering it's my first time ever road biking I guess ha

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    Race report coming.

    Summary:

    THAT RAIL TRAIL.. ALL OF MY RAGE.

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    Yep, summarizes the day


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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to 14Stone again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VVagabond View Post
    Wow, just want to point out the great ride by smarty. Top 20!!
    Nice comeback.
    Thanks. It felt both great and terrible. But I'm happy to know that my "new normal" can possibly include racing at a somewhat competitive level.

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    Sounds like it was "fun"-ish. They talked about the race at about 6:30AM on CBC Radio One and were calling it the StReaming Nostril. lol.
    Please enjoy seeing this terrible collection of me - something wonderful is about to happy.

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    A quick video of some of the race including the opening Rail-Trail.


    http://<iframe width="420" height="3...reen></iframe>

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/CgRf7dwPzkA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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    Quote Originally Posted by egggman View Post
    A quick video of some of the race including the opening Rail-Trail.
    Woot!!!!

    Didn't do anything stupid after I passed you (just barely, my ass got some nice coverage)

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    Quote Originally Posted by egggman View Post
    A quick video of some of the race including the opening Rail-Trail
    Hey very cool! Even managed to get the little bit of me in there, until you dropped me like a bad carp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    Woot!!!!

    Didn't do anything stupid after I passed you (just barely, my ass got some nice coverage)
    Ha,

    Yeah a bit of a bum video I guess

    Not sure which one you are out there, got passed many times...

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    Quote Originally Posted by RiotMTB View Post
    Hey very cool! Even managed to get the little bit of me in there, until you dropped me like a bad carp.
    There are good carp?!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by egggman View Post
    Ha,

    Yeah a bit of a bum video I guess

    Not sure which one you are out there, got passed many times...
    3:45, the camera definitely adds 10 lbs and it all went to my bum

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    Quote Originally Posted by 14Stone View Post
    Race report coming.

    Summary:

    THAT RAIL TRAIL.. ALL OF MY RAGE.
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-gSLXT9ocKx...akin-trail.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by egggman View Post
    There are good carp?!?
    I like to believe there is good in everyone...and everything...no??

    By the way...my version of the event (known as a race report) is here.

    RiotOnRacing

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    3:45, the camera definitely adds 10 lbs and it all went to my bum
    Good. A bigger target for me to slap...
    Strava made me do it....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unglued View Post
    Good. A bigger target for me to slap...
    You need all the help you can get

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    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    You need all the help you can get
    That's what she said
    Strava made me do it....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unglued View Post
    That's what she said
    She was a whole lotta woman, and I'm man enough to admit that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by egggman View Post
    A quick video of some of the race including the opening Rail-Trail.
    Nice footy, I'm the guy who passes you right as the video starts on the left ha! Sick!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unglued View Post
    Good. A bigger target for me to slap...
    Quote Originally Posted by CptSydor View Post
    You need all the help you can get
    The Unlgued and Cpt Sydor 2013 Arse slap Tour of Ocups. Brought to you by the Stag Shop.

    Better be careful guy's If you spend to much time playing arse slap Louda might sneak by.

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    Congratulations to all who raced. And smarty, wow what a fantastic result. Especially after everything you went through. Amazing!
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