2019 Rwanda Ride

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Runs with Scissors, Dec 1, 2018.

Added to Calendar: 04-27-19
  1. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    Registration opened today, so I signed up for the 50-ish (getting that coveted low plate number :Roflmao). Hoping for a wet winter to make the course somewhat challenging like 2017. :thumbsup:
     
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  2. UPSed

    UPSed iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Simi Valley
    Name:
    Ed Bottorff
    Current Bike:
    Niner Jet 9 RDO
    I'm still trying to convince Jennifer to sign up again. At least for the 25. If not it will be a day trip for me.
     
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  3. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    Question du jour: Is @Mikie doing a booth again this time????? Inquiring minds want to know.
     
  4. Mikie

    Mikie Admin/iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Lebec, California
    Name:
    Mikie Watson
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Hightower/Yeti 5C
    I’m open.
    Ride 4 Rwanda will determine that...
    :)
     
  5. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    Just tell her there's a beer garden. Or a spa. Or whatever. :sneaky:
     
  6. Rumpled

    Rumpled Well-Known Member

    Location:
    OC
    Name:
    Jim Martin
    Current Bike:
    2003 Giant Rainier
    There IS a beer garden.
    Sadly, I will miss this year as I am doing another charity (road) ride in Sonoma County the same day.
     
  7. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve Macko
    Current Bike:
    3 Times SC, Oh My.
    This is the land of the Range Rover Soccer Mom. There's a spa every 10 feet!
     
  8. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve Macko
    Current Bike:
    3 Times SC, Oh My.
    Looking at the registration page... I'll most likely sign up for the 75. Anyone else notice that the riders are going the wrong way on Live Oak on the registration page picture? :p That's the old route that started at Oakley... We'll be climbing that at mile 53ish. :thumbsup:
     
  9. HBkites

    HBkites Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Huntington Beach
    Name:
    Sharone
    Current Bike:
    Why Cycles S7
    So the 75 is basically the 50-mile loop followed by the 25-miles loop?
    I might do it (or I might go to Prescott and do the Whiskey)
     
  10. LLPoolJ

    LLPoolJ iMTB Rockstah

    Location:
    Moreno Valley
    Name:
    James Johnson
    Current Bike:
    Specy Epic, Stumpu and Enduro
    Whiskey!
     
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  11. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve Macko
    Current Bike:
    3 Times SC, Oh My.
    I don’t think there’s much comparison between the two...
     
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  12. UPSed

    UPSed iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Simi Valley
    Name:
    Ed Bottorff
    Current Bike:
    Niner Jet 9 RDO
    Tango.
     
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  13. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
  14. HBkites

    HBkites Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Huntington Beach
    Name:
    Sharone
    Current Bike:
    Why Cycles S7
    Do you have other details on the course?
     
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  15. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve Macko
    Current Bike:
    3 Times SC, Oh My.
    The Rwanda ride is a great event... 1000+ people, food, drink, vendors, lots of merriment, great cause. The course, however, is nothing technical. It is XC from start to finish...

    Even though every part of it is my "local stuff", I didn't ride it much over the last couple years because most is too flat for the single speed...
     
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  16. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    This is a ride you do because you want to donate to kids in Africa, and because you like to ride, and because the smack talk between now and ride day is incomparable. ;)

    Oh, and it's a fun ride, too. :thumbsup:
     
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  17. UPSed

    UPSed iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Simi Valley
    Name:
    Ed Bottorff
    Current Bike:
    Niner Jet 9 RDO
    This year my average pace was 11.5 mph. If I can maintain that on the 75 mile route then I should be able to finish under 7 hours with minimal stops.
     
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