Sunday, May 06, 2007

Dirty Spokes 12 hour race

Eddie and I usually race solo for 6-24 hour mtb events, but this weekend we decided to try out something different..race as a 2-person team at the Dirty Spokes 12 hour. We didn't trade off back and forth, though, instead I rode the first 6 hours and he rode the second. The one not racing fulfilled support and dog-sitting duties.

The Jabberwocky worked flawlessly and rode beautifully, I was very impressed!!! I got many compliments on it too :) My race was great until my 5th lap when my stomach got really upset..but I knew I was on my last lap so I could deal with it despite having a really slow lap. I rolled out 5 laps on the SS and Eddie finished it up with 6..we ended up winning with 11 laps in 12 hours. It was another good day on the bike, and a great low-key event. I will post a link to pics when they are up.

Side note: We had a ton of 55nine Performance clients representin' on the podium yesterday, yeah!


Blogger allan said...

Congrats on the win. Sounds like the new bike is working out nicely for you.

2:51 PM  
Blogger Mallie said...

Way to go on your first duo. Glad the new bike had a great first race outing. We have to get together to ride sometime before Dauset!

5:07 AM  
Blogger Dave said...

Well done. New bike looks very nice!

12:03 PM  
Blogger The Goat said...

Way to go, Nam and Eddie! Freakin awesome weekend for you two.

10:27 PM  
Blogger Cellarrat said...


way to go you 2!

10:54 PM  
Blogger pedalhard said...

Just wanted to say thanks for letting me come by this past weekend and introduce myself at Dirty Spokes. It was a pleasure meeting both of you and Eddie. Congratulations on the win!!!

Team ICS-Chain Reaction
Montgomery, AL

2:06 PM  
Blogger Danielle said...

Congrats to both of you. FIrst place for your first time racing your new bike. That's awesome.

7:14 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

Good job Namrita!
After I saw you on the start I didn't see you again in the woods ... I feel sure you were ahead of me the whole time.

9:09 AM  

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