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Re: SC24R

Postby cyclingprop » Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:56 am

Flat is good for me!
What do you mean you think 64cm is a big frame?

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Re: SC24R

Postby meanredspider » Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:02 am

cyclingprop wrote:Flat is good for me!


For sure it works better for us larger riders. Riding down Duffus Dip at Knockhill would probably keep your brain engaged though :D

If we had a couple of teams, one could act as a towing team for the other :wink:
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Re: SC24R

Postby iPete » Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:36 am

Drove around silverstone a few years ago, should be flat enough for the fixie + tri bars. :twisted:

See it's teams of 4 or solo, hmmmm

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Re: SC24R

Postby Kieran_Burns » Sat Dec 22, 2012 16:42 pm

I'd be interested to hear what people's best 1 hr distances are... according to Endomondo I'm capable of a lowly 18.27 miles.
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Re: SC24R

Postby meanredspider » Sat Dec 22, 2012 17:47 pm

I don't have a best 1-hour distance. 86 miles at 19.3mph is my best. The last day of Malin-to-Mizen I also averaged 19.3mph over 54miles - I was at above 20mph but there was loads of traffic in the last 5 miles.

Silverstone ought to be ultra-quick though - super-smooth surface and wide, fast corners - averaged well above 80mph when I raced on the National Circuit earlier this year. You could certainly get away with tri-bars and super fast tyres too.
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Re: SC24R

Postby iPete » Sat Dec 22, 2012 20:59 pm

Kieran_Burns wrote:I'd be interested to hear what people's best 1 hr distances are... according to Endomondo I'm capable of a lowly 18.27 miles.


23miles is my best recorded hour as part of a triathlon and 5 hours 8 minutes to do the first 100 miles during Ironman, neither flat! Silverstone with good weather could be very fast.

Be interesting to know what was required to win last year and what tactics teams used; all solo or paired up to share the work and keep the speed up etc.

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Re: SC24R

Postby meanredspider » Sat Dec 22, 2012 21:14 pm

iPete wrote:Be interesting to know what was required to win last year and what tactics teams used; all solo or paired up to share the work and keep the speed up etc.


As above - entering 2 teams (Le Mans style) but using the B team to tow the A team for the first 12 hours or so to save their legs and maybe for the first few laps of later stints too.

Better still, 3 teams all working as one big team with 1 rider from each team riding as a 3-some. Sharing the work has to be a secret to success.
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Re: SC24R

Postby iPete » Sat Dec 22, 2012 21:27 pm

Do we need to get Brailsford in to select the first and domestique teams?

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Re: SC24R

Postby cyclingprop » Sun Dec 23, 2012 14:25 pm

Working as a train sounds good.
What do you mean you think 64cm is a big frame?

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Re: SC24R

Postby Mikey41 » Sun Dec 23, 2012 21:25 pm

I am interested !

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Re: SC24R

Postby 3dm4r » Mon Feb 18, 2013 22:41 pm

Anyone signed up for this yet? I've managed to persuade some of my skating friends to do it and we've four teams of four registered.


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