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    SSWC08 Winners?

    gutted i couldn't go, how did it go? was it a good event? who "won".................

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    eerm, just realized due to time difference here in the UK that it may not actually have finished yet..................

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    It's noon here on the East Coast, so it's 9:00 AM out there.
    I'm missing it due to my Son's 8th birthday. But he's getting a 14' trampoline as a surprise gift, so that will make up for missing the SS party.

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    I thought they were all winners.....

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    We have a winner...Carl Decker!!!

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    Decker after SSWC08

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    Pre-race.


    Waiting for their owners.


    Where did I leave my bike. (yes, that's a dude).


    Rockin the cross bike.


    The caped crusaders, Dekker and Wicks.


    Random shots...




    The organizers gave out a dozen or so tighty-whities to guys who would wear them the all 3 laps. They were to get a special prize post race.


    He wore the mask for the whole 3 laps.








    Even had 2 tandems out there.

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    That's me with the bunny ears.
    And the immortal Jackie Phelan in the suit and tie. It musta been 100 degrees, she was wearing wool. damn...

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    Quote Originally Posted by fritzaholic
    That's me with the bunny ears.

    You mean this guy !

    and a few others......
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    A few more......

    (1) and (2) Rachel Lloyd the Women's Winner

    (3) Curtis Inglis

    (4) Second place Mark Weir with his SS Nomad

    (5) Jeff Jones rocken with that front tire
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    And more...........
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    Thanks! Nice pics jeffh! You got all the rockstars too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyb
    Thanks! Nice pics jeffh! You got all the rockstars too!

    Thanks, but the photo credit goes to ibikergal

    She should have 400-500 pics of SSWC8 up on her flickr account in a few days and I'll post a link.

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    Wow. Did they had out butt butter with those tighty whities? I can almost feel their pain. What a hoot. That is so not what I was expecting this race to look like.

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    nice! the last shot is me riding to the course this morning. I looked SO much better than in the "after" photo

    Props to Curtis! pulled off a monster event.


    Durango in '09!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood
    nice! the last shot is me riding to the course this morning. I looked SO much better than in the "after" photo

    Props to Curtis! pulled off a monster event.


    Durango in '09!
    Durango in '09? is that for defo..............

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockStarRacing
    Durango in '09? is that for defo..............
    fo sho!
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    oops
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    Fritz, please call 1800getaboob!

    I mean if you're gonna wear a bikini, please at least fill it out!

    Looks like you'll had fun!
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    1) fritz and his carrot w/Marla
    2) dude rockin the jumpsuit and a beer
    3) & 4) his and her's winners prize
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    I'm kinda amused you'd wear elbow pads with a 'Borat' style swimming costume, cos if you come off, especially in the poison oak, the first thing you'd be worried about would of course be your elbows...?! Looks fun. How many entrants, how many finishers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSBonty
    I'm kinda amused you'd wear elbow pads with a 'Borat' style swimming costume, cos if you come off, especially in the poison oak, the first thing you'd be worried about would of course be your elbows...?! Looks fun. How many entrants, how many finishers?
    1. Beer takes care of the Poison Oak
    2. Lots of entrants
    3. Lots of finishers
    4. Lots of good times, including spontaneous disco parties cropping up mid course.

    That was the most fun I've had "spectating" (more like participating ) at a bike event.


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    Quote Originally Posted by moschika
    fo sho!
    so having it in the USA for two years straight, seems pretty fair after having it in europe for the last two, better start saving..............

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    Fun to watch, but you have to wonder what is the point of this race. If the point is to make singlespeed racing even more obscure ... SUCCESS.
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    Durango Colorado?


    We want it back here in the UK please, or at least nearby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockStarRacing
    so having it in the USA for two years straight, seems pretty fair after having it in europe for the last two, better start saving..............
    the only people who stepped forward to offer hosting in 09 were:

    Paris, France
    Phoenix, AZ
    Durango, CO
    New Zealand (via American rider)

    Phoenix guy got heckled of the platform pronto, France got some love as did NZ but Durango won out.

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    how did Colin do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood
    the only people who stepped forward to offer hosting in 09 were:

    Paris, France
    Phoenix, AZ
    Durango, CO
    New Zealand (via American rider)

    Phoenix guy got heckled of the platform pronto, France got some love as did NZ but Durango won out.
    i heard it was gonna be Paris on 2010.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood
    the only people who stepped forward to offer hosting in 09 were:

    Paris, France
    Phoenix, AZ
    Durango, CO
    New Zealand (via American rider)

    Phoenix guy got heckled of the platform pronto, France got some love as did NZ but Durango won out.

    How did they decide it? was it as entertaining as last year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockStarRacing
    How did they decide it? was it as entertaining as last year!
    bowling, and then utter domination at Ms. Pacman....
    "The search for a perfect pint should take lifetime." M.Jackson

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    Anyone know what the course route was?

    I was up there all week for a wedding, didn't get to race, but rode Skyline a few times trying to suss out what the course would be like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baycat
    how did Colin do?
    Coldawg took 41st overall (out of around 400).......pretty studly for his first year racing....and being 18...damn fast bastid


    i completed 1 lap.....and promptly started consuming beer.....good times.....good times.....


    PS - the course was basically the bastardized child of Henry Coe and Santa Teresa*




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    CHUM - English buddy. English.

    Was thinking about specifics of what way the course went up, what the loop was, etc...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okay
    CHUM - English buddy. English.

    Was thinking about specifics of what way the course went up, what the loop was, etc...
    i don't know the park.....but here's how it went....

    - put bikes in field far away
    - go back to finish/start area
    - run around horse pen and try to find your bike in sea of bikes.....
    - everyone dressed ridiculous is faster than me.....seriously faster...
    - ride up fireroad....then fireroad gets to like 30% uber ugly grade of loosey/pebbly/rocky hike a bike....hard stuff
    - then some flowy ST
    - then a techy/rocky cheese grater'ish ST descent (i had FS SS and was happy 'bout that)
    - then back up loooong ugly ST climb.....stoopid long if you're outta shape like me....
    - then up and downs....almost all ST around lake

    that was lap 1 - and it fragged me.....the remaining 2 laps did not include the steepy FR climb, or the 1st techy ST descent.....

    things i've learned at SSWC08......wearing a cape/thong/tidy whitie/rabbit ears/leotards makes you fast.....beer tastes better there......potato guns are noisy, yet funnier than hell.....my Scottish neighbor did not realize one can get a DUI riding a bike, but having a nice attitude will get you off....Scot-free......and drunk SS'ers are a friendly bunch of hooligans.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by singlespeedstu
    I thought they were all winners.....
    yes, yes we were. and so were the spectators and anyone else at the venue!

    I'm gonna start saving pennies for Durangooooo.

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    sounds gnarly.
    Anyone track it with a garmin?
    Upload that biatch to motionbased or www.mapitpronto.com and post back the url.

    looks like hella fun and dusty!
    thanks for the pix.

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    Quote Originally Posted by singlespeedstu
    I thought they were all winners.....
    we're all winners in our hearts

    I have the DNF bottle opener to prove it


    nice to finally meet so many screen names.... Team Dicky, Drevil, SS Outlaw, Francois, etc.



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    dang it. i knew I should worn my garmin, but thought that would be too racer geeky for this type of race ;-) Course was definitely tougher than XC race earlier in June, both the climbs and the 1st lap descents.

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    Race report and some pics here SSWC 2008 - Race Report

    We have a short video of Rachael Lloyd singing the national anthem, I'll see if I can get it posted...

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    Are the results posted anywhere?


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    Quote Originally Posted by RSW42
    Are the results posted anywhere?


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    here you go.
    Carl Dekker = winner
    Everyone finished behind him with many DNFs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHUM
    - everyone dressed ridiculous is faster than me.....seriously faster...
    hey, me too. nothing like getting lapped on your first lap by a guy in a thong and cape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moschika
    here you go.
    Carl Dekker = winner
    Everyone finished behind him with many DNFs.
    keeps it simple

    Rachel won for the women, sang the US anthem in celebration of her world domination
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    Whats the closest airport to Durango. I would like to go ahead and plan my trip for next year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moschika
    hey, me too. nothing like getting lapped on your first lap by a guy in a thong and cape.
    oh yeah, getting passed by 2 guys, each in a thong and cape.

    nice meeting you out there yesterday!

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    I'm glad to see that I didn't miss anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdeane4
    Whats the closest airport to Durango. I would like to go ahead and plan my trip for next year.


    Durango-La Plata Airport: http://www.flydurango.com/ Fly into either Denver (United), Phoenix (Us Air), and Salt Lake (Delta) and catch flights right into Durango. Really easy....I'll be using it tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by w00t!
    I'm glad to see that I didn't miss anything.
    but the cross-dressers, right? You said that already. See ya in Durango! I'll be the one in a bikini and wig.

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    In Iowa they've reduced the fine/punishment for being drunk on a bike to a measly public intox!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood
    ....I'll be the one in a bikini and wig.
    just keep that awesome man-strut you displayed on the last 50 yards of the *ticket run*....the way you unzipped your jersey......leaned into your stride.......grrrrrrrr.......moves like elvis i tell ya.......the moustache was nice too.....











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    Quote Originally Posted by Timo
    Durango-La Plata Airport: http://www.flydurango.com/ Fly into either Denver (United), Phoenix (Us Air), and Salt Lake (Delta) and catch flights right into Durango. Really easy....I'll be using it tomorrow.
    ah, yes. the denver-durango vomit express. can get a little bumpy in summer with the thunder storms. the small-ish planes can also "forget" your bike on occasion. best to send your bike ahead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sportsman
    Rachel won for the women, sang the US anthem in celebration of her world domination
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJuZMKm2Arc

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    Race photos on flickr account

    What a race, I had a great time walking around the course with Jeffh and taking a bunch of pictures and ringing the really loud COW BELL!!!

    Jeffh posted some of my pictures on this thread, and I got a chance to upload all of the shots we both took, all 675 of them up on my flickr account, here is the link.


    http://www.flickr.com/photos/96201277@N00/

    Enjoy!!!

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    I shoulda been there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood
    but the cross-dressers, right? You said that already. See ya in Durango! I'll be the one in a bikini and wig.
    Nice talking to you and Aosty.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Solo, with others
    I shoulda been there.

    yes you shoulda..

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    Link to some more photos:
    http://carsonblume.com/20080824_sswc/

    this was my expression after clearing something i had no business clearing.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnclimber
    Durango Colorado?


    We want it back here in the UK please, or at least nearby.
    With the Sterling at US1.85 (a 6mo low), you're still not breaking my heart. Get your ass on a BA flight and stop whining!

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    That weekend was so much fun even though I got two flat tires in the last 3 miles and finished the race on a flat front tire.


    Durango!

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    Can't upload pics

    Hell yes, it was great to watch. Wife and I were marshalled about 1/4 mile before the water station. We got some great shots. I don't have the time to resize them all to upload them here, but if you think we got you, IM me and I'll send you what I've got.

    Durango, here we come! We want in.

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    2003 = Aussie
    2004 = Germany?
    2005 = USA?
    2006 = Sweden
    2007 = Scotland
    2008 = USA
    2009 = USA

    For the first time since I've been into mtb, NZ had SS Nationals this year, and I got the impression the organisers wanted another year or two for perfecting the nationals, therefore were targeting 2010? Nobody wants to see a few hundred people travel halfway around the world and not have a good time.

    It would also be nice to see the race in an area that isnt a common destination for moutain biking travellers. Sweden was fantastic, as the trails were great, and it's not really a place many people would have gone to before for a biking holiday ... the venue only really needs enough riding for people to do a couple of rides before the race and the race course ... doenst need to be Moab etc.

    Paris ... all you American's remember how weak the $US is against the Euro .... With gas prices rising, surely it's best to make it in NZ sooner rather than later ... at least now the airfares aren't too scary ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~martini~
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    Quote Originally Posted by CHUM
    just keep that awesome man-strut you displayed on the last 50 yards of the *ticket run*....the way you unzipped your jersey......leaned into your stride.......grrrrrrrr.......moves like elvis i tell ya.......the moustache was nice too.....
    you mean this one?? The face of pain. Or the pace of fame? you decide. All I know is I'm walking like a 90 yr old with arthritis today.


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    Quote Originally Posted by stillkeen
    2003 = Aussie
    2004 = Germany?
    2005 = USA?
    2006 = Sweden
    2007 = Scotland
    2008 = USA
    2009 = USA

    For the first time since I've been into mtb, NZ had SS Nationals this year, and I got the impression the organisers wanted another year or two for perfecting the nationals, therefore were targeting 2010? Nobody wants to see a few hundred people travel halfway around the world and not have a good time.

    It would also be nice to see the race in an area that isnt a common destination for moutain biking travellers. Sweden was fantastic, as the trails were great, and it's not really a place many people would have gone to before for a biking holiday ... the venue only really needs enough riding for people to do a couple of rides before the race and the race course ... doenst need to be Moab etc.

    Paris ... all you American's remember how weak the $US is against the Euro .... With gas prices rising, surely it's best to make it in NZ sooner rather than later ... at least now the airfares aren't too scary ...

    you forgot

    2002= Downieville, ca

    Anyone have a pic of the girl who got second? she was from NZ and realllllllly Hot!!

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    Annika Smail from Rotorua NZ was second. Pics on www.riderotorua.com
    You can also link through to web site for World Championships of New Zealand (rather than America) which are on April 24-26 2009 (race date TBC) proudly sponsored by local pub the Pig & Whistle and top NZ brewery, Speights. There's heaps of info on the site already.
    220 riders plus 35-40 Party Animals in the first year this year.
    Everyone welcome but titles are Kiwi only. Great, great trail riding when the race is over (or before - so come for a month!).
    Sure as hell don't need more time to figure out how to run a worlds - most of the organizers were involved with the 2006 UCI MTB Worlds in Rotorua and/or other big MTB events.
    The local MTB and SS community raised air fares for two Kiwi champs plus help with accommodation and transport (over $5KNZD).

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    I got that wrong then, just seemed odd why they were targeting 2010 rather than 2009 ... I'm sure they had a 2010 website somewhere ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ss34x18
    you forgot

    2002= Downieville, ca

    Anyone have a pic of the girl who got second? she was from NZ and realllllllly Hot!!
    In that case, I would say it is the 'turn' of South or Central America, Asia, Middle East .... Oceania ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ss34x18
    you forgot

    Anyone have a pic of the girl who got second? she was from NZ and realllllllly Hot!!

    Second that. She was a cutie fo sho! And very sweet. She gave me an egg!!
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    NZ would be happy to host 2010....

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    Quote Originally Posted by stillkeen
    In that case, I would say it is the 'turn' of South or Central America, Asia, Middle East .... Oceania ...
    how about Canada??
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    I think there might be a SS scene in Boulder. We'd be glad to offer a venue. I think it should go abroad every other year and Canaduh needs some love too. I'll take Durango for sure. How about Spain in the next few years. I'd be into that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bstrick
    I think there might be a SS scene in Boulder. We'd be glad to offer a venue. I think it should go abroad every other year and Canaduh needs some love too. I'll take Durango for sure. How about Spain in the next few years. I'd be into that.
    From what I have read in all the SSWC coverage, the venue is not decided by offers in a forum....

    http://www.dirtragmag.com/web/articl...ory2=freshdirt

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    Quote Originally Posted by bambina
    Annika Smail from Rotorua NZ was second. Pics on www.riderotorua.com
    You can also link through to web site for World Championships of New Zealand (rather than America) which are on April 24-26 2009 (race date TBC) proudly sponsored by local pub the Pig & Whistle and top NZ brewery, Speights. There's heaps of info on the site already.
    220 riders plus 35-40 Party Animals in the first year this year.
    Everyone welcome but titles are Kiwi only. Great, great trail riding when the race is over (or before - so come for a month!).
    If Annika will be there i'm booking my flight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ss34x18
    If Annika will be there i'm booking my flight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ss34x18
    If Annika will be there i'm booking my flight.

    HAHA I know. It's sad i'm already aware.

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    you mean this one?? The face of pain. Or the pace of fame? you decide. All I know is I'm walking like a 90 yr old with arthritis today.


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    Quote Originally Posted by slocaus
    From what I have read in all the SSWC coverage, the venue is not decided by offers in a forum....

    http://www.dirtragmag.com/web/articl...ory2=freshdirt

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    Too true … and given that the local country always has a lot of entrants, and the US seems to have the most anywhere, it get’s the SSWC a lot more often than the rest of the world combined …

    There was a discussion about setting up a Southern Hemisphere Champs, as 2003 Aussie, 2010 NZ (maybe … ) is really too big a gap for the locals (or the expat’s who’d combine a SSWC with a trip back to NZ).

    If it ever does make it, then ever effort should be made to keep it down there year after year … payback for 7 years in the Northern Hemisphere.

    Spain would be fantastic ….

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    Quote Originally Posted by stillkeen
    Too true … and given that the local country always has a lot of entrants, and the US seems to have the most anywhere, it get’s the SSWC a lot more often than the rest of the world combined …

    There was a discussion about setting up a Southern Hemisphere Champs, as 2003 Aussie, 2010 NZ (maybe … ) is really too big a gap for the locals (or the expat’s who’d combine a SSWC with a trip back to NZ).

    If it ever does make it, then ever effort should be made to keep it down there year after year … payback for 7 years in the Northern Hemisphere.

    Spain would be fantastic ….
    Hi guys!
    A Spanish guy speaking here. I was racing the last Sunday in Napa and loved it. Big props to the organizers. We are triying to put together our first Spanish SS Championship next year and we would love to organice the world champ in 2010 or 2011. We will be ready by then. Nice places to ride, great people and a big, big fiesta would be in the menu for sure.

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    Ok, so a few riders have contacted me. Because of my vantage point, I got great photos, but not too many of the front, showing numbers. I do have some, though, so if you had any of the following numbers (in no particular order) I've got a shot for you:

    5, 159, 64, 30, 59, 175, 87, 197, 236, 69, 189, 106, 266, 254

    Also have a good shot of Carl, but I don't have his e-mail. Let me if one of these was you, or if you know the rider and I'll send it to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raposu
    Hi guys!
    A Spanish guy speaking here. I was racing the last Sunday in Napa and loved it. Big props to the organizers. We are triying to put together our first Spanish SS Championship next year and we would love to organice the world champ in 2010 or 2011. We will be ready by then. Nice places to ride, great people and a big, big fiesta would be in the menu for sure.
    Which part of Spain is this likely to be in? The nationals sounds promising for next year ... much closer than Durango for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raposu
    Hi guys!
    A Spanish guy speaking here. I was racing the last Sunday in Napa and loved it. Big props to the organizers. We are triying to put together our first Spanish SS Championship next year and we would love to organice the world champ in 2010 or 2011. We will be ready by then. Nice places to ride, great people and a big, big fiesta would be in the menu for sure.

    sounds good...
    i think that you can expect a bunch of italian guys....

    next year we are considerin a partecipation at the 24h of lisbon, portugal.
    should be another nice meeting for us euro ssers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stillkeen
    Too true … and given that the local country always has a lot of entrants, and the US seems to have the most anywhere, it get’s the SSWC a lot more often than the rest of the world combined …

    There was a discussion about setting up a Southern Hemisphere Champs, as 2003 Aussie, 2010 NZ (maybe … ) is really too big a gap for the locals (or the expat’s who’d combine a SSWC with a trip back to NZ).

    If it ever does make it, then ever effort should be made to keep it down there year after year … payback for 7 years in the Northern Hemisphere.

    Spain would be fantastic ….
    Fuzzy was trying to get it in Rotorua next year. I will be at D-town and doing the same. I love riding in NZ...

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    Hi,
    we still don´t know where it could be. Somewhere close to the Pyrenees mountains, case there is good rides there. I´ll keep you posted with more info here once we know something more.
    I will try to make it to the EuroSS next year... and also to the 24h of Lisbon... everybody speaks great things about that event in Lisbon. We need to start building some more euro-latin bonds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Airman-Cali
    Ok, so a few riders have contacted me. Because of my vantage point, I got great photos, but not too many of the front, showing numbers. I do have some, though, so if you had any of the following numbers (in no particular order) I've got a shot for you:

    5, 159, 64, 30, 59, 175, 87, 197, 236, 69, 189, 106, 266, 254

    Also have a good shot of Carl, but I don't have his e-mail. Let me if one of these was you, or if you know the rider and I'll send it to you.
    #5 and #175 are Carlos and Henry respectively. Can you send photos to me at onegear.onelove at gmail dot com? Thanks. I wish I got #69 but I'm #71

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    I suspect where ever it is held, it will be hard to gain entry. I don't think it should be in the states 2 years in a row though. I've yet to make it to one and will attending without a doubt in Durango. Can't wait.

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    It seems pretty unanimous that the event was colossal and incredibly well run, not just the race, but 4 days of events leading up to the race too. Additionally, everyone who showed up with cash in hand and ready to race got in. The whole Napa gang deserves a huge round of applause from everyone and maybe a few apologies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biggieP
    ...The whole Napa gang deserves a huge round of applause.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by 69erSycip
    #5 and #175 are Carlos and Henry respectively. Can you send photos to me at onegear.onelove at gmail dot com? Thanks. I wish I got #69 but I'm #71
    well ya know 71 is just 69 with a a couple fingers up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by velocipus
    well ya know 71 is just 69 with a a couple fingers up...
    ...and 68 is when she hooks me up and I owe her one...

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    So, who are the dudes from Durango who are hosting it next year?
    Durango is a great location -- I love that place!

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    Viva Spain!!!

    That would top the charts, SSWC and Pamplona. My god that would be a party! The beer sucks there, but the sangria...................... sometimes you must sacrafice.

    Gora Euskadi- Viva San Fermin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJones
    So, who are the dudes from Durango who are hosting it next year?
    Durango is a great location -- I love that place!
    Good peeps. Steve "Doom" Fassbinder is behind it all. They are at Burningman now, so hold tight for details as after Napa then Burning Man there will be some recovery.

    More people need to show up if they want to compete in the 'decider' its only 'fair' that the only way the torch is passed is through a quality decider. Bowling then Ms Pacman was won fair and square by the durango crew.

    Not to mention they showed up with posters, cards to give a select few entrys for next year and a win at all costs determination.

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    i really wish Fuzzy woulda won after seeing this............

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S14j...eature=related

    some good drinking spots in rotorua as well, and the downhill go-karting is awesome, id go back...............................

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    Quote Originally Posted by RickBullotta
    ...and 68 is when she hooks me up and I owe her one...
    Ya know, I've had more than my share of 34.5 since I started riding one gear

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    Quote Originally Posted by RockStarRacing
    i really wish Fuzzy woulda won after seeing this............

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S14j...eature=related

    some good drinking spots in rotorua as well, and the downhill go-karting is awesome, id go back...............................
    Rotorua 2010. not that we get a vote, but let's just get it done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirtydude
    Ya know, I've had more than my share of 34.5 since I started riding one gear
    You must be very limber.

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    Quote Originally Posted by far twiggle
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    Huge photo dump

    more pix of the weekend can be found here and here
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    Write up in Durango's weekly rag that explains things: here

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