Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

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Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby skull » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:12 am

I haven't seen any posts about these up so thought I would start one.

Anyone here going on these?
Wildside starts soon 4 days of mountain bike racing on the Tasmanian West Coast, I am pretty pumped.

Blue dragon is a two day event a week after it up the North of Tassie.

Should be great.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby alchemist » Fri Jan 13, 2012 5:13 pm

I'm down for Wildside, expecting a lot more mud this year...
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby skull » Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:48 pm

This is a first time for me. So I don't know what to expect apart from it being a brilliant race.

It sold out in less than a week. I think Blue Dragon is still open. That is the weekend after, if you can find a partner (Blue Dragon is a pairs race) hang around another week and do that one too)
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby gcouyant » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:04 pm

You rotten buggers! The both of you! My competition partner during the SDBC is in it this year and he hasn't been shy in reminding me that I never got my entry in in-time.

Take brake pads. Like, lots.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby skull » Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:26 pm

well the day of reckoning is almost here.
Leaving for the west coast tomorrow morning to get the bus to the race start. then sat to tue wildside goodness.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby alchemist » Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:33 am

how'd you go skull?
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby BarryTas » Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:11 am

he smashed it :)
when do we stop for coffee???

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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby skull » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:51 pm

apart from day three, day three smashed me. Lost a lot of time that day.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby alchemist » Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:52 pm

My Day 1 Race report

The rest should be up on marathonmtb.com over the next couple of days.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby Bentnose » Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:59 pm

I drove past the finish line of the Blue Dragon when I was in Tassie last week or so, unfortunately I was bikeless in Tassie!
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby jules21 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:10 am

race report anyone? :)

i wanna do this next year (i say that about every MTB race these days)
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby m@ » Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:10 am

jules21 wrote:(i say that about every MTB race these days)

Well, you have a new MTB ;)
There are four phases of bicycle commuting; first there's fear, then rage, then self-righteousness and finally, fun.
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Re: Wildside 2012 and Blue Dragon 2012

Postby jules21 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:09 pm

m@ wrote:
jules21 wrote:(i say that about every MTB race these days)

Well, you have a new MTB ;)

yes, which of course makes me an elite MTBer now ;)

or not.
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