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Dirty Reiver 200km

  • This topic has 3 replies, 2 voices, and was last updated 1 year ago by AvatarLynda.
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    • #18286
      AvatarGraham
      Participant

      Thanks Lynda, smashed over 2 hours off my time from 2016, the conditions helped a bit but mainly due to the training plan. ( Missed 2017 due setting up my new business (mountain bikers accommodation in Scotland) and was not fresh on the start line that year so erred on the side of caution.
      Still waiting for the official results, but was aiming for a prize for knocking so much time off.
      The Event is a 200km gravel ride with over 12000 feet of climbing around Kielder Forest in the Uk.
      Pretty rough a MTB may have been more appropriate in places.
      Elapsed time 2016 15 hours 7 mins, moving time 13 hours
      Elapsed time 2018 12 hours 48 mins moving time 11hours 44
      Managed to keep moving and not stop too much!!

    • #18292
      AvatarLynda
      Keymaster

      Hi Graham!

      Congrats on a 2 hour PR – that’s huge!! Great to hear your hard work paid off! Nice.

      Send me a link to your MTB accomodations! lynda@lwcoaching.com We have an LW team headed over there in Oct for the 24 hour MTB World Champs and are setting up travel plans right now!

      Thanks for your note – always awesome to hear about athletes smashing their goal events 🙂

      Coach Lynda

      • #18297
        AvatarGraham
        Participant

        thanks Lynda,
        Have sent an email to you.
        Good luck to the teams preps.
        A great location for the Event.
        I did say to myself that I will not do this one next year esp at 170km and a big climb ,but now I am reconsidering……. riding bikes is brilliant!!

    • #18301
      AvatarLynda
      Keymaster

      Yes! Riding bikes is brilliant!!

      Thanks!!

      Coach Lynda

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