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    Icycle '07 it is on for FEB. 3rd

    NEW for 2007 PRO/EXPERT PRIZE PURSE Men and Women XC and DH

    1st 150.00
    2nd 100.00
    3rd 75.00


    The 2007 Icycle Mountain Bike Event will take place at Fonatana Village on February 3rd, 2007. As usual, there will be a cross country race Saturday morning and a night downhill race shortly after dark.


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    Sycamore Cycles Cross Country Race
    Lemans start begins at 12:00 noon in 5 minute waves. 7 mile course offering some of the finest WNC single-track. Course consists of varied terrain with rocks, roots, creeks, & wide open passing lanes.

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    Expert - 12:00
    Sport - 12:05
    Beginner - 12:10
    Single-Speed (co-ed) - 12:05
    Big-Bike (10 inches total travel, flat pedals, and 35 lbs) (co-ed) - 12:10


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    There will be a chili supper after the XC for $7.


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    Morewood Bikes Night Downhill Race
    Night downhill races begin at dark 30. Light up the night!

    Classes:
    Expert
    Sport
    Beginner
    Hard-Ass (co-ed)

    NOTE: In order to participate, riders must have a 10 watt or greater night riding light. Racers will not be permitted on course with improper lighting.


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    Prices:
    One Event - registration: $20.00
    Dual Entry Category - registration: $30.00



    Registration:
    Online Registration Closes: February 1, 2007 11:59 PM Pacific Time
    Click http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1376829 to register online.

    WWW.JANDWEVENTS.COM

    Registration and check in at the Fontana Village Adventure Center 8:00am to 11:30 am for XC. and 8:00am to 5:30 for downhill. Feb 3rd. Day of registrants $5 late fee.



    Event held rain, shine, or snow. No-refunds. Helmets must be worn at all times while on race course.


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    Sounds good Wes, count me in for the downhill race

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    mb3:
    I know this is not the place to start "smack talk", especially since I can't do races, but you left the door open: PRO/EXPERT PRIZE PURSE

    The prize is money.

    Take your personal retorts to the Official Thread to up the view count.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M-U-M
    mb3:
    I know this is not the place to start "smack talk", especially since I can't do races, but you left the door open: PRO/EXPERT PRIZE PURSE

    The prize is money.

    Take your personal retorts to the Official Thread to up the view count.
    Guess I did leave myself open for that one As far as for me winning any prize money, yeah right, I will probably bounce off a tree somewhere down the course before I finish . I would offer to bring some firewood, but since Wes is going to be there I will probably just bring some SPF 45 sun screen

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    question...

    I have not done this event before. In reviewing both website links, it would appear that all of the classes in the XC race only does 1 lap or 7 miles. Is this correct???

    Jeff

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    The beginners do one lap, sports and SS 2, experts 3. And I think that Wes is trying to bring in some more competition to keep me out of the money... its a conspiracy!
    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes...
    That way, when you criticize him you're a mile away and you have his shoes.

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    Classes:
    Beginner - 12:10
    Single-Speed (co-ed) - 12:05


    I see SS'ers running all up in the butts of the beginners in a very short amount of time....
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    Is the beer tent going to be there again this year??

    That was cool.

    Hey Rich, it will be a pleasure to have a World Champ kick my a$$
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    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    Classes:
    Beginner - 12:10
    Single-Speed (co-ed) - 12:05


    I see SS'ers running all up in the butts of the beginners in a very short amount of time....
    Rich, learn to read a clock brotha, the SS'ers take off when the Sport class goes, and 5min later the beginners take-off you're welcome

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    Quote Originally Posted by brado1
    Rich, learn to read a clock brotha, the SS'ers take off when the Sport class goes, and 5min later the beginners take-off you're welcome
    Alright smart-ass.
    I guess there are going to be a lot of SS'ers riding up the experts' butts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkwing Duck
    Is the beer tent going to be there again this year??

    That was cool.

    Hey Rich, it will be a pleasure to have a World Champ kick my a$$
    Two years ago I got lost and ended up on the course in the wrong direction, so don't count on getting your ass kicked too soon.
    And what about the beer? Beer laps and SS racing are a lot like peas and carrots.
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    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    Two years ago I got lost and ended up on the course in the wrong direction, so don't count on getting your ass kicked too soon.
    And what about the beer? Beer laps and SS racing are a lot like peas and carrots.

    Last year someone set up a tent at the Start/Finish and all s/s riders had to stop between laps for a mandatory beer. You could not proceed until your cup was empty.

    Every race should have one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkwing Duck
    Last year someone set up a tent at the Start/Finish and all s/s riders had to stop between laps for a mandatory beer. You could not proceed until your cup was empty.

    Every race should have one.
    I think we should do at least 10 laps then.
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    14 miles is a sprint. I'm screwed.

    still sounds like mucho funo, wil be my first ss race!

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    Fontana is a really tough course for a SS, so it will be harder than it sounds. But still, the laps are short...
    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes...
    That way, when you criticize him you're a mile away and you have his shoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nc-rider
    Fontana is a really tough course for a SS, so it will be harder than it sounds. But still, the laps are short...

    Do you say this because SS'ers have a hard time finding course markings?
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    Quote Originally Posted by extrmtao
    Do you say this because SS'ers have a hard time finding course markings?
    Har de har freaking har.
    That first beer lap musta did it to me. It didn't help that I went into the woods with my MP3 player on. The course marshal was yelling "NO! NO!", but all I heard was "GO! GO!".
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    I do remember this one random SSer that was going the wrong way 2 years ago... He made a very freaked out looking face when I yelled at him. And that was before the beer came into it.
    Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes...
    That way, when you criticize him you're a mile away and you have his shoes.

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    Touché

    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    Har de har freaking har.
    That first beer lap musta did it to me. It didn't help that I went into the woods with my MP3 player on. The course marshal was yelling "NO! NO!", but all I heard was "GO! GO!".
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    Quote Originally Posted by nc-rider
    I do remember this one random SSer that was going the wrong way 2 years ago... He made a very freaked out looking face when I yelled at him. And that was before the beer came into it.
    Nope, I got my beer lap in. I got lost where you went into the woods across the road.
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    There's a few pics from last year's event at the end of this thread:

    Icycle owns up to the name

    I know Brado has a bunch too. Check his gallery (?)

    Mr. Duck - if I get drafted to be the Beer Wench again - I'll make sure you get TWO per lap. You might want to contact Happy Fun Racing in advance though....


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    Quote Originally Posted by M-U-M

    Mr. Duck - if I get drafted to be the Beer Wench again - I'll make sure you get TWO per lap. You might want to contact Happy Fun Racing in advance though....

    I will be forever in your debt.

    I will be the guy on the Dean s/s with the rubber duck on the bars and blinding thirst.


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    Quote Originally Posted by extrmtao
    I think we should do at least 10 laps then.
    Hells Yeah, Tomato has the right idea Don't expect me to race the XC race though, they don't have a class for overweight 30+ year old fat @$$es, oh wait we are called the Clydesdales. Never the less, I will stricltly stick to the gravity powered events. We will all consume "adult beverages" together after I lick my wounds from the downhill race, won't be pretty, I assure you of that.

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    Regarding the downhill,

    I guess the "hard ass" category doesn't necessarily involve fully rigid huh?

    Do I get an extra beer for running rigid?
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    Quote Originally Posted by extrmtao
    Regarding the downhill,

    I guess the "hard ass" category doesn't necessarily involve fully rigid huh?

    Do I get an extra beer for running rigid?
    Hardass is rigid!! Eric (PP) and a guy on a Cross bike were the only two last year

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    Quote Originally Posted by brado1
    Hardass is rigid!! Eric (PP) and a guy on a Cross bike were the only two last year
    Schweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wes D

    The 2007 Icycle Mountain Bike Event will take place at Fonatana Village on February 3rd, 2007. As usual, there will be a cross country race Saturday morning and a night downhill race shortly after dark.

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    I'M SO EXCITED!!! Best race ever! Best vibe ever! 90% chance of snow!!

    ...I've begun my secret training...I'm gonna race the night hardass SS big bike super-d race!

    Fred

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    Updated Website

    Thanks for all the hard work done by Brad and Darrin on the Icycle website. Check it out at: www.jandwevents.com
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    Team Dicky you might be fast, but you wont run me down if you are on a ss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcstoned
    Team Dicky you might be fast, but you wont run me down if you are on a ss.

    My money is on Dickey, and there are a couple of other SSers in the mix you have to watch. Broussard and Marshall H.

    Especially if conditions are nasty, and your trying to fix your shifter problems due to the slop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcstoned
    Team Dicky you might be fast, but you wont run me down if you are on a ss.
    Guess I shoulda put the little sarcastic smiley guy next to my comment. I don't plan on running up on anybody (except for a lining up at a keg).
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    Brado, if I can make it, you and I will place a wager on it. I won a few xc expert races in my day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcstoned
    Brado, if I can make it, you and I will place a wager on it. I won a few xc expert races in my day.
    I'll put my money on you to win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    I'll put my money on you to win.
    you big


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    Are you serious?

    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    I'll put my money on you to win.
    Quote Originally Posted by tcstoned
    Brado, if I can make it, you and I will place a wager on it. I won a few xc expert races in my day.
    Are you seriously smack talking when you don't even know if you are coming? I don't think this is a smack talkin race, unless you are racing rigidly downhill cus then I would be puttin' the @$$-spankin on ya.

    Considering I haven't even heard a committment from TD or TC about this race I put my money on me. I also plan to spill a little beer on me and race with a ginourmous hangover.
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    Web Designers,

    Those are some sweet snowflake wheels on the bike! I was wondering if I couldn't round up some spokes like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by extrmtao
    Web Designers,

    Those are some sweet snowflake wheels on the bike! I was wondering if I couldn't round up some spokes like that.
    here you go Tomato , but i think he's all ready sold 'em besides the 26ers


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    Wes -

    Do I get a 30 second headstart?

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    Mr D, I will advise on this one.

    Quote Originally Posted by Arsbars
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    Do I get a 30 second headstart?
    You can have X seconds of a head start.

    Where X equals the number of seconds you drank during your pre-race keg stand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by extrmtao
    You can have X seconds of a head start.

    Where X equals the number of seconds you drank during your pre-race keg stand.
    So you're saying I win already? Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    So you're saying I win already? Thanks.

    Nawwwwwwww, "Champs" have to Keg Stand after the terminator pumps the Keg up.

    DON'T DRINK FROM THE FIREHOSE!
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    icycle

    I wasnt smack talking, I just thought I would express my disbelief in the notion of a SSer outrunning me in a xc race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tcstoned
    I wasnt smack talking, I just thought I would express my disbelief in the notion of a SSer outrunning me in a xc race.
    Well its good to know that your coming out to race then
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    tc- go to teamdicky's website. he's one of the fastest SS'ers around (as in, around the world)...a good example- in the Swank 65, IMO not a single speed friendly event, TD beat out a few people who regularly finish in the top 3 in local XC events...he's a mutant. Or, as I told somebody else who was talking about racing just SS after seeing TD's finish, TD is not an accurate measuring stick for the average SS pace, as he is a fast fast man.
    Enough props to somebody who doesn't want them anyway..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Brown
    tc- go to teamdicky's website. he's one of the fastest SS'ers around (as in, around the world)...a good example- in the Swank 65, IMO not a single speed friendly event, TD beat out a few people who regularly finish in the top 3 in local XC events...he's a mutant. Or, as I told somebody else who was talking about racing just SS after seeing TD's finish, TD is not an accurate measuring stick for the average SS pace, as he is a fast fast man.
    Enough props to somebody who doesn't want them anyway..
    Mike
    Maaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn n,

    TC and TD ain't got no skilllzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz shooooooooooooooooot. I just gotta talk to MCJesus about giving TD another 4 flats for the Icycle and then get the malfunctioning suspension gods to roam TC's direction and I will CRUSH them.

    Man this is fun, I wish I had the gunnnnnnnz to back my talk up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Brown
    Or, as I told somebody else who was talking about racing just SS after seeing TD's finish, TD is not an accurate measuring stick for the average SS pace, as he is a fast fast man.

    makes you realize that it's certainly not what type of bike you're on, it's the type of rider you are that makes a racer. Coming in 4th on a SS at swank is beyond impressive if you ask me, maybe a shorter, flatter course a strong geared rider has the advatage, still I would never rule out TD in any category after seeing his results. but yes enough ego fluffing. let's ride bikes, drink beer... is that the order?


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    Quote Originally Posted by plume

    but yes enough ego fluffing. let's ride bikes, drink beer... is that the order?

    Drink beer, ride bikes, drink beer, ride bikes, drink beer, drink beer, drink beer, drink beer, drink beer, drink another beer, etc................you were close though

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    I'm taking up competitive smoking.
    I suck at XC, for real.
    The fluffing stuff is going all "Braveheart" (seven foot tall with lightning coming out of my ass). I got fifth at the Swank, not fourth.
    I also cheated by sprouting wings and flying down Farlow with angelic grace.
    I'm planning on putting a 12" Super Monster T on my bike and racing big bike class anyhow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by teamdicky
    I'm taking up competitive smoking.
    I'm planning on putting a 12" Super Monster T on my bike and racing big bike class anyhow.
    That's what I'm talking about "Ashe," the monster t, not the competitive smoking I only got one thing to say, "GROOVY!"
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    Happy Fun Racing will make a showing - w/ beer in tow

    Just in case there was doubt...
    Happy Fun Racing is definitely going to be making a showing once again, and we'll bring the beer tent w/ beer to stock it. If it's so permitted, it'll be a beer a lap for the SS'ers.
    You'll know us when you see us - We'll be the drunkards in pink.

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