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    It's Spring Time!

    Headed out on the Vulture SS 29er after not riding it for the winter today with Reviver (CCP100 Promoter) doing some scouting for the this years race. We found some new roads, climbed some very steap roads (read 22%+), road some awesome singletrack and best of all enjoyed the springtime sunshine.

    Ride details: Interesting part of todays ride, 32.46 miles and 6877' of elevation gain, 1 lap of the CCP normally is 33 miles and around 5500', this is going to be painful if we use it
    Moving Time (h:m:s)4:45:298:47 pace
    Distance (mi )32.46
    Moving Speed (mph)6.8 avg.25.7 max.
    Elevation Gain (ft)+6,877 / -6,880



    Temperature (F)47.4F avg.53.6F high
    Wind Speed ( mph)SSE 4.1 avg.SSE 5.8 max.


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    Bianca wondering what is taking so long


    We came from down that away, about 1 1/2 miles ago


    Out for it's first ride of the year


    Enjoy the day


    The Alpine ridge is over there, somewhere...



    There is a trail here, trust me


    A washout on the road


    Singletrack!


    Happy puppy, 6 1/2 hours into the day.


    end of ride, singletrack, sunshine, he has a reason to smile
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    Is that the washout on School Creek Rd?

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    Great Leg explosion......

    Oh man! 20,631' of elevation in 97.38 miles for a three lap course. Is the fire road to single track ratio still 1:1? You have to factor that in as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brandon
    Is that the washout on School Creek Rd?
    General, is that washout undercut very much?

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    Yes that is School Creek Road, and yes it is undercut pretty good. You are not getting a car around there, a motorcycle not problem, infact we saw BMW Moto while we were there.

    As the BFE's question, it wouldn't be 3 laps of this, but this may be part of something bigger and with more singletrack....
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    Did the puppy sleep well that night?

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    She is still sleeping at 9 years old she needs a little more recovery these days...
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    Looks like I missed a good one. I spent the day riding hills on the road, Blanton, Briggs, Wolf, CG, Ham, and Fox Hollow. Great weather!
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    I forgot to mention when we were crossing the big creek on NS we had a Otter run within a few feet of us. It was pretty cool.


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