Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby markm » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:47 pm

This was my first Fitz's, and I did the 105. Based on the elevation map I thought it'd be similar or potentially easier than the 105 BCBR earlier in the year; I definitely underestimates the bit around Pierces Creek. It didn't help that my riding partner got two flats; one just after the start and one just before Tharwa. Legs cooling down == not good.

A nice day for a ride, so long as you finished early enough!
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby plasmapug » Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:38 am

auskonrad wrote:Just looked now - seems fixed... at least for my cat.

Wherever did you find a bicycle for a cat?! Sorry.... practising dad jokes obviously.

My time seemed right. Equal 50th for the 50km. Hey, my goal was to finish my first ever event, and I did that.
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby Schmenz » Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:23 pm

hahah glad im not the only one who was thinking about his cat :D

i was going to post "meow" but thought it would be pathetic. do mum jokes count? :mrgreen:
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Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby scotto » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:58 pm

I don't now why they bothered listing times or places when they didn't measure or observe the finish. considering they were an hour off for me !!
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby scotto » Tue Nov 15, 2011 10:07 pm

nickj_d wrote:
auskonrad wrote:Massive inconsistencies.


yep! me, scotto and a mate all rolled across the start and finish line together. Our respective places - 199, 272 and 258

and no sign of the orange 165km riders in the photos.


i remember last year riding past three photographers. didnt see one this year...

i did see one orange rider. page 46 at the finish. the schwabinator....
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby DarrylH » Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:27 pm

Don't knock the timing too much or they mightn't do it next year. It is only a guide and finding I was above the mid-point in the 105km gave me an idea of how the 70 year old body is standing up. Now I just need to get them to include age brackets so I can really get competitive in my age group!
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby Ross » Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:51 pm

DarrylH wrote:Don't knock the timing too much or they mightn't do it next year. It is only a guide and finding I was above the mid-point in the 105km gave me an idea of how the 70 year old body is standing up. Now I just need to get them to include age brackets so I can really get competitive in my age group!


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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby Schmenz » Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:29 pm

wow that makes me feel so slow as i was on the other side of halfway :(
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Re: Fitz Challenge - 2011 Edition. Who's in and which one?

Postby DarrylH » Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:49 pm

But you have a few years to improve. I don't expect to get any faster.
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