Posted June 25, 2005 - 07:42 PM
Posted June 25, 2005 - 07:54 PM
You will need the quiet core insert. It is a special plate that goes infront of all the other plates. It has a tube welded on the plate that goes into the muffler. I think they cost around $30.
Good luck in your race!!
Posted June 26, 2005 - 09:04 AM
You should have a lot of fun, it's a great course...the C-sections are fun and not as technical as the A/B routes. The pits are ~5200', we'll be going up to ~6000'....jet accordingly. The best part? It's almost ALL single-track....we've been cutting trail for the last couple months! Talk about fun.....
Posted June 26, 2005 - 04:35 PM
Posted June 27, 2005 - 11:58 PM
older wiser faster
and it's not wrong.
you are right in not thinking podiums, just finish, and make sure you finish ( mechanical problems aside). I'd like to say, ride as fast as you feel comfortable, but the sound of a bike trying to pass you is incentive to step slightly out of that comfort zone and i think that is what gives the buzz.
my plan is to keep finishing, then work on finishing quicker, but i know there are heaps of others out there who are less concerned with their own personal well being than me and will finish before me.
I have to be able to front up on monday for work and stuff, but fronting up after a weekend race, sore muscles, twisted ankles etc is better than having mates visit you in hospital on monday night.
good luck and have fun. It'll make you wonder why more people don't do it.
Posted June 28, 2005 - 08:48 AM