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    Cohutta 100 / Big Frog 65

    Anyone else sign up for one of these races? I've signed up for the Big Frog 65. First time I've ridden this course. Anyone ridden the area that can tell me what I might expect aside from tiring uphills and exhaustion?

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    I am doing Cohutta 100 next year. I attempted the Big Frog 65 this year but the horrible conditions took me out about 30 miles in. It was so wet I had chain suck and broke my chain and DNF'ed. I have done 2 Black Bear Rampage races at the same location, which are 40 miles. The trails are great and the events are extremely well run. The thunder rock express downhill is freakin awesome, just watch for blind corners. Hoping for better weather! See you in the dirt.

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    I DNF'd at the Fool's Gold 50/100 last year. Wasn't my day on the single speed. Trying to change to a 1x9 for the BF65. Looking forward to the challenge.

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    Re: Cohutta 100 / Big Frog 65

    BF is approximately 15 miles of trail at the beginning and end with a 30 mile hilly gravel grinder in the middle. I did it 2 years ago when the weather was perfect. Might try again this year.

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    The Tanasi system is fantastic. Mikes description is spot on. I would check out the Black bear rampage as well, for us it's one of the funnest races of the season. Good luck.
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    Good to note. Thanks for the info. I'm looking forward to the torture.

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    I'll look it up now. Always trying to find new challenges.

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    Can anyone provide details as to how steep the climbs are on the big frog 65 course? I see they appear long but how steep do they get?

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    You will be using your granny gear. At least I was when I did it 2 years ago. The climbs are not super long, but there are tons of them and they are plenty steep. Of course, I am of the clydesdalian build and think anything is steep.
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    The climbs on Big Frog loop will get your attention, especially coming back to the single track. It is a great area and the course is good when it's dry. Not so great when it's wet.

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