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Buy, Sell, Trade / For Sale: 2010 Trek Fuel EX8
« on: August 25, 2014, 02:58:59 PM »
Here is the Craigslist Link for all the info.

Racing...from the novice to seasoned / Re: Sandbag
« on: August 06, 2014, 05:51:59 AM »
LetsRoll: Hopefully this will answer your Questions. This is an exchange between Holzhousen & my self.

I am just racing for fun this year. I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis quite some time ago, but untill this last year I was able to keep it in check.
So! I don't know how I'm going to feal day to day!  My dilemma is! I am to slow for Cat 2 but probably too fast for Cat 3. What I am trying to say is I will be very inconsistent from race to race.

If it would make it fair? I will go back to cat 2 otherwise I will finish out at 3 for this year.

On Jul 10, 2014 11:26 AM, "Brian Holzhausen" <> wrote:
Hi John,
As I recall, you raced in Cat3 sunday because you missed the Cat2 start.
I'm checking to see what you'd like me to do with your points - I can convert points per our rules either way.. just need to know which category you plan to be in for the rest of the season (assuming you will race more of them).


Glad to have you with us this weekend, Hope you enjoyed the extra long kayaking trip!

Brian Holzhausen
DINO Director
We will have them at Versailles, but Iím not sure whether they will be around Saturday afternoon / Sunday. Depends on who is pulling our trailer.

Amanda told me about your MS getting worse. Sorry to hear that, I hope that youíll have many more good days than bad ones!

Itís not really a problem to jump back and forth, especially since you havenít raced too much this year you wonít be in contention for series. You can even take it race by race this year and I just wonít compile points until we see which you end up doing more of.

Or if you want to commit to staying in one Cat we can do that as well.

Events (BCB, Annual Mtg) / Re: BCBD 2014
« on: August 01, 2014, 07:16:04 PM »
The Super D!  Gone,  The Break down!  Over as we know it!   You better leave the Death March alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Find a Trail / Re: Cincinatti
« on: July 21, 2014, 05:51:48 PM »
East fork State Park,  just over the line in Ky, is Devou & England Idlewild. More thanenough trail there to keep you buisy.

Other- North / Re: salamonie trails
« on: July 08, 2014, 11:00:16 AM »
A few of us went up and trimmed & weed whacked almost all of the new trail. The last part of the older trail (kintionki) has not been trimmed. All in all! The trails are in very good shape. A few of the log overs need some attention though. If you have not rode the new trail! ( the builders call it "Insanity" You are missing out on a 16/18 mile kick your Ass ride! Add the Blood Root trail & Snow trails for more miles or a cool down. I am Riding it tomorrow around 130 if anyone's got the time.

Fort Harrison State Park / Re: Governor Mike Pence @ Fort Ben 6/28
« on: June 28, 2014, 08:48:13 PM »
What a great time!  Great trail conditions! Great turn out with extreamly short notice. And above all! The Governor can ride & ride well!!

Rangeline Nature Preserve / Re: Upcoming Trail Work
« on: June 22, 2014, 05:20:49 AM »
Post what has not been done or needs touched up and I will get it Monday.
 Thanks for everyone's help.

Town Run / Re: 2014 Self Paced Trimming
« on: June 14, 2014, 09:30:16 AM »
does anyone know if anyone has continued weed eating backwards from the wood banked turn?  I was going to finish that section up Monday, but I don't wanna make a 45 minute drive if somebody has already taken care of it.

Southwestway Park / Re: Orange paint sprayed on trail
« on: June 11, 2014, 02:10:42 AM »
I agree with Brian! It is probably the cross country team Coach.  Our high school cross country coach did the same markings up @ Rangeline, not knowing any better.

Town Run / Re: 2014 Self Paced Trimming
« on: June 02, 2014, 03:27:11 PM »
 I cleared all the way back to about 40 yards past the lead in too the wall ride this afternoon.

Town Run / Re: 2014 Self Paced Trimming
« on: May 30, 2014, 04:32:28 PM »
Weed wacked from the shelter backwards till I ran out of gas.made it about50 yds past the short track iintersect..

Typo, I meant May! Not March.
I'm still having trouble with the site. I'll try again tomorrow. If I can't figure it out by then. I'm done with it.

their website is not very user friendly. I tried searching rangeline and cannot find it. I tried entering my mileage as I rode it per day through March.  I was not able to do that, so I entered all of my May mileage under one day. It,s probably cheating to a degree, but I still rode those miles. just not all at once as it appears.

Racing...from the novice to seasoned / Re: Mohican 100, .. anyone??
« on: May 23, 2014, 05:45:28 PM »
Been there done it. Be prepared to suffer!!  Most of all!! Get an up front starting position. I started mid pack and had to wait 15 minutes at a bottle neck where the road ends and the Single track starts. I blew threw 2 sag stops to recover some time. The best part is the 1 mile hike a bike up hill (not).
If I were in better shape, I would go with you.

Rangeline Nature Preserve / Re: Log your 2014 trail work hours here
« on: March 31, 2014, 06:39:24 PM »
March 2014  hurried drain pipe by river, removed flood debris on expert 2, clean & trim all trails, fill in erosion on new Sycamor Jump. Block off cheater line on intermediate, fill holes in intermediate trail. Remove deadfall on expt 4, cut back A LOT of Honeysuckle. 8.5 hrs.

April: 9 hrs general trail clean up, Honeysuckle removal, mud hole repairs, mowing & trimming & skills area repair.

May. 11.hrs wee eating @ Fort Ben + Town Run.
June, 7.5 hrs weed eating @ RL

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