- Who's Big Dogging this Sat?
Me and my team mate will both be on 575’s (sad…I know 😳 ), look out for me and say hi…
I went for a quick spin round Stanmer Woods first thing this morning and the singletrack’s running smooth and fast, still a bit damp in places with the odd puddle in the braking dips, but drying out nicely today I should think. Fingers crossed for dry warm weather this week. 😆
Woodsman… stunning bike by the way, even the grips 😉Posted 6 years agojimificationMember
I’ll be there, Pete (it’s Jim from BEC) probably on the newly built up Flash (though I’m still a bit sketchy on the big wheels!) I think BEC are supposed to have a “track side presence” (two gazebo’s zip-tied together).
I’m always complimenting you on your bike and colour choice but I’ve decided, rather than “Sea Grey”, I think it’s actually: “Gastro Pub Grey” 😉
Was in Stanmer yesterday and it was riding great, as said above, slightly slippy in places and a few puddles but I think we might be in for a dust bath this year 🙂Posted 6 years ago
I ran into the Torq boys, a couple of Morvelo riders and some svelt XC-racer types bombing through Stanmer at warpspeed one morning last week, looked like they were pre-riding the course. I think Ian Leitch might have been one of them.
Needless to say, I didn’t try and keep up with them for long 😕Posted 6 years agoMatt24kSubscriber
I’m doing it in a team of three and like some others we are all trying not to be the first rider! You have never heard so many excuses or big ups to try and get some one else to go first. We are like 3 kids standing on the edge of a 10 metre diving board 🙂Posted 6 years ago
BTW I’m on a white Orange 5 hopefully starting third.singletrackmindMember
I will be there , on my Silver/white Kona Hei Hei. Going first stint in male pairs. Will not be starting stone last like last year , then having to wait 10 mins at the first bit of singletrack.Posted 6 years ago
If I can do 4 laps then leg it might be able to ‘compete’ in the night racing at the other event i am ‘Director of Beers’ at.
Nice bike Pete , Battleship Grey is different but the paint scheme works well.
Hi again all,
Interesting video, if it’s in sequence then the only bit I don’t recognise and is new from last year, is the ‘big log’ – hmmm – some where before Badgers………. [sctratches head]
‘Gastro Pub Grey, Battle Ship Grey’ – it’s ‘Steel Blue’ don’t you know! 😉 Grey is good though, was almost going to go for Concrete Grey as on the Soulcraft website, and those Kona grips have all but become standard issue on my bikes, one item I didn’t give much thought. 🙂
I’ll look out for those big wheels Jim..
See you all on the day then, best of luck everybody!Posted 6 years ago
I’m pretty sure the log is on the ‘sting in the tail’ climb and can be ridden round – who’s got the energy to ride over that straight after Badgers! I hear there are some changes to last year, just hope it’s clearly marked this time, every year I’ve taken a turn off the course on my first lap and had to back track. 😕Posted 6 years agobigsiMember
1st up – Anyone coming from the West along the A27 please remember that its Shoreham Airshow on 20th so there will be lots of people looking up rather than at what’s going on in front of them. This will lead to tailbacks so best to allow a little bit of extra time 😕
I’ll be there on my Banshee Paradox crawling/walking up the climbs & flying through the singletrack 😀
Also doing the 1st lap. You can’t miss me at 6’5″ & 300lb 🙄
Pete i still think that bike is Morris Minor Grey, not too bad given your past record 😉
That log is the one on Sting in the Tail. & the rest of the course is pretty much the same as last year by the looks of it 😯
If its dry it’ll be great. If its wet I’m going straight to the pub 😀
See ya all there.Posted 6 years ago
You’re right Pete, as long as it’s dry-ish I can spin up there just fine – well on the first lap at least… I’ll keep the pedestrian behaviour for when my legs are dying. Rich, I’m sure any impression of bumbling will be purely due to your effortless smoothness and flow, it’s the same with me! 😉Posted 6 years agomuddy@rseguySubscriber
Of which log do you speak Jim, its not “that” log is it? If you are going out second does that mean I get to do the first lap blind so it can all be a “nice” surprise? 🙂
Oh, and in defence of Woodsman, that colour is a very british classic car light blue (think circa 1953 with a subtle hint of battleship and ration book)Posted 6 years agoVan HalenMember
that logs ok on hte ht after the climb. not sure what state i`ll be in after dragging hte full suss beast up there though. which reminds me i need to fit a granny for the later laps!
my FS bikes more suited to badgers at wild park – supersteep loose off camber rooty sketchy downwards goodness.Posted 6 years ago
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