GBDURO 2020 starts today

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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby Jamesh » 11 Aug 2020, 10:22am

Wow that's some riding!!!

I don't think it's particularly dangerous being mainly off road.

On road I think there should be restrictions say 16h days???

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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby Cyril Haearn » 11 Aug 2020, 10:24am

Being off road could be particularly 'dangerous', even to others, walkers ambling along

Risk compensation has been discussed elsewhere on these fora
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Aug 2020, 11:32am

Hi,
James and Anisa are plodding on.
Good on em :)
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Aug 2020, 9:00pm

Hi,
Two riders still live :)
James at 1800k and Anisa is on 1610k, they wont give up, 1959/1963k to the finish.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Aug 2020, 9:32pm

Hi,
Two riders still live :)
James at 1800k and Anisa is on 1610k, they wont give up, 1959/1963k to the finish.

Edited james is on 1764 must of been a glitch on the web site, anisa is moving slowly, they are down to 135 & 110 k respectively today, and dont move much late on in day.
It must be hard work with dwindling food and aching body let alone the bike damage etc.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 11 Aug 2020, 10:18pm

Hi,
looks like they are not stopping, probably still light in scotland.............
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 12 Aug 2020, 6:48pm

Hi,
James has made it home good job.
Anisa Is still plodding on it must be really hard work she must be gasping for some food I would've thought, 253K to go.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2020, 8:29am

Hi,
Must be pretty tough at the moment (Two days ago) on Facebook-
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Crikes who can survive on that?
172K to go Just over 100 miles.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby 1982john » 13 Aug 2020, 8:35am

She's down to the last 10% of the course.

No idea how what grows in the very north of Scotland but there's lot of wild fruit that can be picked round here at the moment maybe that could just give her the few extra calories she needs.

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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2020, 8:38am

Hi,
I'm not sure that battery gear changing is particular very clever on long rides.
I think I prefer to have a cable.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2020, 3:25pm

Hi,
She is within the hundred 100K of the finish :)
Probably be a struggle to finish today as she's already done 10 1/2 hours moving, probably early tomorrow.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2020, 9:27pm

Hi,
Anisa Has done 200 km today, thats pretty impressive.
Just minutes from finishing.
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2020, 9:57pm

Hi,
Six out of 15 finishers, one DQ Jason Black on technicalities.

https://dotwatcher.cc/race/gbduro20
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Re: GBDURO 2020 starts today

Postby 1982john » 14 Aug 2020, 11:39am

all in all a successful event. They took some flack when they announced it as we were just coming out of the tight lockdown but they've shown it can be done.

I hope to see more events of this type in the future.