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Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« on: March 05, 2013, 08:13:33 PM »
Who do you think will win the Death March this year?  Here are my top 4 predictions:
Galligher/Rutkowski- to be the champ, you have to beat the champ.
Battin/Slowinski- There are no faster mountain bikers entered
Hemelgarn/Tomasz-Hemelgarn took 3rd last year and Tomasz is an aerobic freak. I saw Mike about everytime I rode out there.
Proctor/Weaver-Best team most people probably do not know about-They have put in a ton of scouting miles and can aerobically destroy me.
Who am I overlooking? Who are the ringer teams from out of the area?
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 03:18:31 PM »
I know Nick and I will drink  more beer during the race than any other team so that has to count for something. I wish Brent Mayer and Marty Sanders were racing together they would be tough to beat.

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2013, 04:28:20 PM »
I think whoever finishes will be winners, but if you get some cash then all the better!

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2013, 04:30:53 PM »
I have raced against Marty. He is tough. The one thing about the 4 teams I have listed is that they all have a ton of local knowledge of the roads and trails.  If I were a very fast rider from out of the area, I would find Galligher and follow him as long as I could.
 
That still may be my strategy, although I have a feeling it may not last that long.
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2013, 07:40:40 AM »
I heard if the trails are too muddy Galligher may just spend the afternoon pulling his daughters in the burley, but you are still welcome to follow! :-)

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2013, 08:08:08 AM »
Who do you think will win the Death March this year?  Here are my top 4 predictions:
Galligher/Rutkowski- to be the champ, you have to beat the champ.
Battin/Slowinski- There are no faster mountain bikers entered
Hemelgarn/Tomasz-Hemelgarn took 3rd last year and Tomasz is an aerobic freak. I saw Mike about everytime I rode out there.
Proctor/Weaver-Best team most people probably do not know about-They have put in a ton of scouting miles and can aerobically destroy me.
Who am I overlooking? Who are the ringer teams from out of the area?

What's the consensus,  Do I do the blood transfusion today or the night before the race?

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2013, 08:53:22 AM »
Who do you think will win the Death March this year?  Here are my top 4 predictions:
Galligher/Rutkowski- to be the champ, you have to beat the champ.
Battin/Slowinski- There are no faster mountain bikers entered
Hemelgarn/Tomasz-Hemelgarn took 3rd last year and Tomasz is an aerobic freak. I saw Mike about everytime I rode out there.
Proctor/Weaver-Best team most people probably do not know about-They have put in a ton of scouting miles and can aerobically destroy me.
Who am I overlooking? Who are the ringer teams from out of the area?

What's the consensus,  Do I do the blood transfusion today or the night before the race?

It depends, whose blood are your getting? Is it the good stuff?
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2013, 08:59:15 AM »
Who do you think will win the Death March this year?  Here are my top 4 predictions:
Galligher/Rutkowski- to be the champ, you have to beat the champ.
Battin/Slowinski- There are no faster mountain bikers entered
Hemelgarn/Tomasz-Hemelgarn took 3rd last year and Tomasz is an aerobic freak. I saw Mike about everytime I rode out there.
Proctor/Weaver-Best team most people probably do not know about-They have put in a ton of scouting miles and can aerobically destroy me.
Who am I overlooking? Who are the ringer teams from out of the area?

What's the consensus,  Do I do the blood transfusion today or the night before the race?

It depends, whose blood are your getting? Is it the good stuff?

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2013, 09:18:44 AM »
Good thing Lance didn't register...
 
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2013, 10:06:57 AM »
There's still time....

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2013, 10:38:41 AM »
I'm hoping that the snow melts so the trails have a better chance of freezing over Friday night.  But I'm not holding my breath.
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2013, 10:56:18 AM »
How much snow did they get?

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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #13 on: March 07, 2013, 11:14:22 AM »
Horse camp said they MAYBE got 2-2.5 inches.
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Re: Death March Predictions? Who will win it?
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2013, 08:17:07 PM »
Good thing Lance didn't register...
 





NOW this makes sense.  I won't admit to how long we looked for Callahan, lets just say I will never forget its not on Trail 17!
















 

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