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    Cool-blue Rhythm ATX100k "6-Pack" Series. Walnut, Muleshoe, Reimers, Pace Bend, BCGB, Emma Long!

    Show up and support a fledgling grassroots effort. It's free, it's 6 100k races over the course of the year, it's scheduled to NOT conflict with any established race/series and if you finish 3 of the 6 (including the 100k of Emma Long) you get to wear the jersey!

    First race is next SUNDAY, December 9th. Walnut creek, wheels down 8:30am for 6 laps of flow and fun. Texas Cycle Werks will have a wrench and tent on site to fix what ails ya.

    Follow us:
    Web: Austin 6-pack Series
    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ATX100k
    Twitter: @atx100k or http://twitter.com/ATX100k


    Register at meetup or just show up and ride.
    100k of Walnut - http://www.meetup.com/mountainbikes-...ents/89440362/
    100k of Muleshoe - http://www.meetup.com/mountainbikes-...ents/93341782/
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    Way to step up and put together what should be a fun series! I may be able to break away from the DORBA endurance series for one of the January/February events.
    When I'm not riding I help beginner mountain bikers learn new skills at Texas Mountain Bike Trails.

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    Man!! This looks like a blast!! Time to start training!!
    -It's time to shred some mild to moderate gnar!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by texasnavy05 View Post
    Man!! This looks like a blast!! Time to start training!!
    Heck, it's taper time. First race is this Sunday! Hope to see a lot of ya'll show up.
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    Are the shirts you get for completing 3 the gay skin tight shirts???

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmbraceTheHate View Post
    Are the shirts you get for completing 3 the gay skin tight shirts???

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    The shirts are jerseys, 3 back pockets, mesh side panels, reflective bits. You can order whatever size you want, but, yeah, jerseys are generally a tighter fit than a Hanes beefy T...

    Please note: You don't win the jersey, you win the option to purchase one at cost. We're not taking any fees for these races so we've got no cash to buy jerseys. This series is in it's infancy so there is potential we'll pick up some sponsors that could help with those costs but we're making no promises.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baconismidog View Post
    The shirts are jerseys, 3 back pockets, mesh side panels, reflective bits. You can order whatever size you want, but, yeah, jerseys are generally a tighter fit than a Hanes beefy T...

    Please note: You don't win the jersey, you win the option to purchase one at cost. We're not taking any fees for these races so we've got no cash to buy jerseys. This series is in it's infancy so there is potential we'll pick up some sponsors that could help with those costs but we're making no promises.
    Where do you just donate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by EmbraceTheHate View Post
    Where do you just donate?

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    You could donate money at one of the events or, even better, you could volunteer to help with sign-up and racer splits at the start finish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baconismidog View Post
    You could donate money at one of the events or, even better, you could volunteer to help with sign-up and racer splits at the start finish.
    Not a people person lol I'll donate. When I do mule shoe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baconismidog View Post
    Heck, it's taper time. First race is this Sunday! Hope to see a lot of ya'll show up.
    True that!! Well, I just heard about this series, so I'm gonna jump on board the February event!
    -It's time to shred some mild to moderate gnar!!

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    If you or someone you know might like to help us out, we'd love a volunteer or three to hold down a sign-in/check-in table. In the morning you'd check off names (or add names of those not pre-registered) and then during the day when a rider comes in you'd just need to write down the time. That will give us an accounting of who is on course and give riders a record of their lap times (sample results page). After the first lap when riders get spread out a bit it should be a pretty chill day at the park.

    email us if you're interested, let us know what times you could be there between 8am-6pm.
    info at atx100k dot com

    Thanks guys - we've got over 40 registered at meetup and we know of a few that are coming but aren't yet registered. We're expecting 40-50 riders; should be an awesome time.
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    Results are posted at Austin 6-pack Series. Congratulations to the 25 riders who finished the inaugural ride of the 2012-13 ATX100k series! Congratulations are also in order for Matt Barkley and Rocky Gingg for turning in an amazing time of 5:59 in men's and to Cindy Abbot for her spectacular 6:48 in women's! Thanks to 52 riders who showed up to help make the event a success and a big thanks to Texas Cycle Werks and Orange Seal for all their support!
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    Hey guys,

    Muleshoe is 20 days away - it's gonna be a great ride. There will be prizes for the first 3 men and first 3 women to finish up the 100k courtesy of Texas Cycle Werks. They are also going to have their best mechanic out at the race keeping the bikes rolling!

    Check out the Muleshoe page on our website for the details of the race.
    Muleshoe - ATX100k - The 6-Pack Series

    We're just doing this because we love it. It's free, grassroots and AWESOME! See you guys out there!
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    We've changed up the prizes a bit. Instead of going to the top finishers, we're going to have a drawing from all those that finish the 100k so that all finishers have an even chance at the loot!

    Also, Texas Cycle Werks is giving ATX100k registered riders a big discount on trail lights! TCW is offering a 20% discount for pre-orders and a 15% discount on lights in stock. If you're going to order some lights, do it soon so you can get a ride or two under your belt with your new gear!
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    that's sweet!
    I ride because exercising sucks, it's a lot of fun, and it makes beer taste oh so much better.

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    Muleshoe Pre-rides the next 2 weekends. Sunday Jan 20 and Saturday Jan 27th. Wheels down at 10am sharp. 1 lap at a slower pace to get familiar with the course and the 2nd lap will be a faster lap.

    We will start from the start/finish listed on the map down by the lake, see the website for details on the start area

    ATX100k - The 6-Pack Series
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    There is a pre-ride tomorrow for anyone interested. It should be a good time, weather will be awesome.

    Muleshoe 100k preride - Muleshoe Bend 1/26/13 at 10am - The Austin Mountain Bikers Meetup Group (Austin, TX) - Meetup
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    looks like fun, ill have to do a few

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    It'll be good to have ya man, the more the merrier. The price is right (free) and if you finish your name goes into the hat for some awesome prizes. If you havent, check out the website and get signed up.

    ATX100k - The 6-Pack Series

    See you out there
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    Muleshoe is upon us! Things to know:
    *Be there by 7 for check-in. We'll have waivers at this race. You can pre-print yours to save time at check-in, get it at the website.
    *Pre-race meeting starts at 7:15.
    *Ride begins at 7:30.
    *You have 10 hours to finish the ride before the Superbowl starts - no excuses!

    We're going to have riders spaced out into 4 Starting Groups (SG), each starting a few minutes apart. You'll choose your own SG at check-in. Your SG will be recorded next to your name on the timing sheet and all your lap times will be offset by your SG offset. SG1 will be for racer types planning on riding a XC race pace for the whole ride (finished Walnut ride in ~6-6.5 hours). SG2 will be experienced endurance riders going for a good finishing spot but doing it at an endurance pace. SG3 will be for those riders who are newer to endurance riding and don't want to feel the XC pace guys breathing down their necks. SG4 will be for riders who want a chill pace, potentially doing a group/pooled resource plan.

    Please read the course notes on the website if you haven't already. Don't forget your lights when packing up!
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    Thanks for coming out everyone. We had 27 riders turning cranks around Muleshoe on one of the most picture perfect days to be on a bike in recent memory. We rode 156 laps and 1,263.6 miles.

    Big congrats to our 13 finishers. Ron Acuna was the first to finish the 100k in 6:31 (go check out those lap times)! Special mention goes out to the very dedicated Robert Gorsenger who finished well after dark in 11:59.

    To determine who got the prizes from Texas Cycle Werks, 13 numbers were placed in a bowl representing the 13 finishers' places. 5 were drawn out randomly. The winners were places 12, 10, 9, 5, 8.
    -Tony Lumpkin
    -Robert Klienschmidt
    -Albert Yarusso
    -Lance Gay
    -Joe Wieck
    Your prizes will be at Texas Cycle Werks. Ask for Phillip (512) 892-2453.

    Thanks to everyone who came out and challenged themselves. Congratulations to the 13 who fought through the pain and congratulations to the winners of the drawing!

    Don't forget to swing by TCW and thank them for spending their day off wrenching for you guys! Thanks to all our volunteers for helping to arrange the site, mark the trail and run check-in. You guys rocked it!

    Results are posted here in a sortable spreadsheet.
    Muleshoe - ATX100k - The 6-Pack Series
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    Pre-ride this Sunday. Reimers Ranch - wheels down at 9am so be there early to get your gear ready. ~12 mile loop.

    Reimers Ranch 100k route preride. - The Austin Mountain Bikers Meetup Group (Austin, TX) - Meetup

    First lap no-drop, 2nd and subsequent laps will be faster.
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    Route map finalized and course notes nearing completion.

    Reimers - ATX100k - The 6-Pack Series

    Look forward to everyone coming out!
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    Reimers pre-ride this SATURDAY May 11th. Meet at the mountain bike parking lot, wheels down at 9:15 sharp. First lap will be no drop, 2nd and subsequent laps will be faster. A single lap is ~13 miles (the ATX100k on the 26th of May will be turning 5). There is a very slight chance for rain, but Reimers is pretty sandy and dries out very quickly. We'll keep an eye on the weather and update you if anything changes. Cloudy or not, bring sunscreen, the trail is very exposed. $10 gate fee and they appreciate exact change; also assure the gate keeper you'll wear your helmet any time you're on your bike.
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    Looks like fun. Ill try to join you all at Pace Bend provided I get back from my Grand Canyon trip in time. Pretty sure I wont finish the whole thing, but Ill try my hardest.
    Slightly faster than a speeding snail.

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