Monday, September 06, 2004

we arrived at indian cave at 6.30 or 7 or so. we left at 8.30am!!! the sun was going down. maybe it was later then that. here is bk and rm headed into the park. i had always wanted to ride the gravel down there and now i Posted by Hello


Blogger scott showen said...

well mw i dont know if i should say congrats or you guys are crazy, thats a long ss bike ride. the longest i have ever done is about 36 miles.. nice job. i take it you are going down for the race ??

September 6, 2004 at 5:30 PM  
Blogger some cyclist in nebraska said...

pretty darn sure i'll be down there. the lap will be more ss friendly then previous years. gersib ran 34x18 or 19 and wanted a bit lower gear i think. its easier/funner then hitchcock for sure. it was a super fun ride to caves. we saw the intersection of two unmaintained roads. no traffic. can't say i'd seen that before.

September 6, 2004 at 6:12 PM  
Blogger scott showen said...

do you have a 19t cog i can barrow ? or mg ? i want to try one out before i buy one.

September 6, 2004 at 6:16 PM  
Blogger some cyclist in nebraska said...

i have no loose cassette style cogs. i have only freewheels. 16, 17, 20, 22. sorry

September 6, 2004 at 6:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice ride dudes,
that's gotta be an amazing sence of acompoloshiment.

September 6, 2004 at 7:04 PM  
Blogger mg said...

hey scott -- i've got an extra 19t cassette cog you can try (or even just have -- i don't need two of 'em). give me a call on my cell (310-3316) and we can figure out the transfer.

fyi -- i was running a 34/19 on the trails at indain caves. it was good, but pretty darn big for some of the climbs. for racing, i'd probably do a 32/19 to make the climbs a little more do-able on laps other than the first.


September 7, 2004 at 7:04 AM  

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