Capital punishment

Capital punishment

Postby LoveB » Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:06 pm

anyone doing it? as much as I want to I dont think the bike would survive lol

Perhaps even moreso me :lol: :lol:
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby Comedian » Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:07 pm

I'M NOT QUITE SURE WHAT YOU ARE REFERRING TO?
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Capital punishment

Postby LoveB » Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:14 pm

Whoopsie, forgot the link :o

http://www.capitalpunishmentmtb.com.au/
What Is It?

Capital Punishment is a 50km and 100km mountain bike enduro.

The Capital Punishment course will take in the best of the Canberra single tracks including Kowen Forest, Majura Pines, Black Mountain and Mt Stromlo. These famous single tracks will be linked via fire trails with only the minimum necessary bitumen. Note that for the 2011 event, Sparrow Hill is unlikely to be included. We are hoping this area will be available again in 2012.
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby Jean » Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:04 pm

Was thinking about it, but my riding of late has been very patchy. If I get my act together in the next two months I might look at the 50km.
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby LoveB » Mon Jan 03, 2011 7:44 pm

I'm not too sure I'd even finish if I joined. Tempting though. I think deadline is jan 25. anytime after that theres a 20$ extra late fee. I'll have to see how I go closer to the date. Wouldnt want to pay the entry fee to not finish lol
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby DavidH » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:44 pm

MTB events usually sell out so fast I didn't think there would be any spots left for this. Maybe last years attrocious weather have put people off this event.

Anyway...signed up for the 50km.
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby MaximumINC » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:07 pm

My partner & I are in, headed for the 50klm event. We get a fair bit of road riding in but usually only a casual Sunday arvo of MTB around Stromlo... so this should be a laughable attempt at least...


LoveB - did you want to meet up for a couple of training rides one Sunday?
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby LoveB » Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:17 pm

If I end up joining I'll be down for that..

For now I may just stick to my pathetic daily attempts at getting around stromlo lol
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby petie » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:36 pm

Did anyone end up doing this? Lots of "retired hurt"s :shock:
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Re: Capital punishment

Postby MaximumINC » Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:43 am

Yeah, my partner and I took up the challenge, had some great training leading up to it... NOT... hahaha, off the road bike for 3 weeks with a dodgy knee and squeezed in one proper MTB ride for it...

Was a great day though, finished up around 2:45 - would definitely do this one again!
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