Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Mon Nov 26, 2012 22:25 pm

Video clip of the start of the 2 hour race: HERE

I really was a long way back (2:03)! Miss Notax at 1:19?

Lots more photos on 1st Gear Cycles Facebook page..

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Tue Nov 27, 2012 09:25 am

Yep, that was me - rather embarassed that i'm on film PUSHING my bike up hill - I would like to point out this is only because everyne else was doing the same making riding impossible :oops: :wink:
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Tue Nov 27, 2012 09:45 am

miss notax wrote:Yep, that was me - rather embarassed that i'm on film PUSHING my bike up hill - I would like to point out this is only because everyne else was doing the same making riding impossible :oops: :wink:


Good motivation for starting nearer the front! :wink:

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Tue Nov 27, 2012 09:50 am

You might have a point there!! :wink:
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby agg25 » Tue Nov 27, 2012 13:01 pm

Yeah I used to start about 2/3 of the way from the front, but now I've started positioning myself about 1/3 from the front and it's a lot better, I'd rather have people passing me than stuck behind someone. I think it's a good idea to start a little bit in front of where you finished in your previous race.

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby Mccraque » Tue Nov 27, 2012 14:21 pm

I'm pushing as well.....1min 40 in!

and found me in the photos that frogstomp prosted above...

...also off the bike

I managed to jam the chain on a climb. Jumped off....*flash*.

and that is the only photo of me on the day!!

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Tue Nov 27, 2012 14:35 pm

Mccraque wrote:and that is the only photo of me on the day!!


There's one of you on the Joolze Dymond site.. just in front of me as it happens..

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby Mccraque » Tue Nov 27, 2012 15:18 pm

you're right! And also checked my own number....there is another one of me - you're in that too!

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Tue Nov 27, 2012 15:21 pm

Awwww :wink:

frogstomp - can't seem to see those photos on Facebook (not that i'm looking whilst at work :shock: ).... Am I being thick or have they moved?!
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Tue Nov 27, 2012 15:55 pm

miss notax wrote:frogstomp - can't seem to see those photos on Facebook (not that i'm looking whilst at work :shock: ).... Am I being thick or have they moved?!


As far as I can tell they're still there.. just type '1st Gear Cycles' into the search box on Facebook and you should be able to find the pictures/videos down the page.

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Tue Nov 27, 2012 16:09 pm

Got it (I was being thick....). No pics of me though - I was obviously too fast :wink: :lol:
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Tue Nov 27, 2012 16:14 pm

miss notax wrote:Got it (I was being thick....). No pics of me though - I was obviously too fast :wink: :lol:


(or walking)
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Tue Nov 27, 2012 16:19 pm

Ssssh..... :lol:
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby andi1363 » Thu Nov 29, 2012 20:22 pm

I tried to enjoy this but 3 punctures and complete rear brake failure kinda dented it. Still finnished 32nd in vet.

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:00 pm

Anyone seen the forecast for Sunday? Looks like a wet one... :|
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby njee20 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:21 pm

They can't really tell what this afternoon will be like, let alone 6 days time!

So I'm telling myself.

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby hopper1 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:58 pm

Bit hacked off, that the only round I could make (3rd) has been cancelled :(
Start with a budget, finish with a mortgage!

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby frogstomp » Mon Dec 10, 2012 13:16 pm

hopper1 wrote:Bit hacked off, that the only round I could make (3rd) has been cancelled :(


Where is that information from? Can't see anything on the Brass Monkeys or Gorrick websites..

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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby miss notax » Mon Dec 10, 2012 13:35 pm

I hope not - i've paid up front for all 3 races!!

Can't find anything online about it being cancelled......?
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Re: Brass Monkeys anyone..?!!

Postby njee20 » Mon Dec 10, 2012 13:55 pm

I'd heard the course was trashed by a motorbike enduro and they were likely to move it, heard nowt of cancellation.


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