Winter MTB Race, Sat. 1/23 Crystal Ridge

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Winter MTB Race, Sat. 1/23 Crystal Ridge

Time: January 23, 2010 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: Crystal Ridge
City/Town: Franklin, WI
Event Type: race
Organized By: Marty Weigel
Latest Activity: Jan 23, 2010

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Winter MTB race, Noon, Sat. 1/23/10 Crystal Ridge Ski Hill in Franklin, WI. Metro is hosting this event as part of CR's Winter Carnival. Pre-riding and registration from 11 AM to Noon. Variable winter conditions means that actual course layout, length and number of laps will be determined on race day. We will try to have as interesting course as possible with finish times in the 1 hour range. More details here and on Twitter. just 5 bucks!

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Comment by Scott Plank on January 18, 2010 at 6:15am
So will studded tires be needed?
Comment by Marty Weigel on January 18, 2010 at 8:12pm
studs will likely help... it really depends on temps this week.
Comment by Scott Plank on January 20, 2010 at 3:29pm
Eh, no studded tires in my stable. I assume it will be doable without. Looks like the weather should be tolerable.
Comment by Cale Wenthur on January 21, 2010 at 10:00am
is this a rain or shine type thing, weather is not looking hot for sat but i would love to bring the pugs out to race.
Comment by Marty Weigel on January 21, 2010 at 10:49am
all of our events are "conditions permitting" We will not be racing if it's raining... stay tuned.
Comment by Marty Weigel on January 21, 2010 at 2:45pm
Just (2 PM Thurs) came from CR.. trails are in 'moderate' condition. If we race Sat., I suggest big tires with a studded on the front if you have one, both if you have 2.
Probable course, start/finish just east of the lodge, down the Ski Hill through Sanford & Son to the river. Follow the river into Alpha, easier section of Alpha, return on old River Road. Climb Craters of the Moon back to S/F. No Cap, No Kevin's Heaven, No O'Malley's Woods. 2 or 3 laps..
Chance of rain for Sat..
Comment by Justin Guthman on January 22, 2010 at 9:17am
I studded my own tires last night- We will see how long they hold air.
Comment by Marty Weigel on January 22, 2010 at 10:26am
Winter Race update --please spread the word! with unsettled weather (rain) predicted for Sat.PM the Winter Race is converting to a Winter Ride!!! We will gather at the Crystal Ridge Lodge at 11:30 AM on 1/23 for a fun ride of the Crystal Ridge/Alpha Trail system . Deep snow challenge, Snow and Ice Crit, as well as King of the Mountain Climb challenge will follow at 12:30, weather permitting. Check in at 11 AM...

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