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gest24
12-20-2009, 09:45 AM
Yesterday we had the chance to bring Mountain Bike racing back to San Diego. We went well beyond bringing it to San Diego County and took the racers to the heart of the city. We got permits and an approved course map to race in Balboa Park/Florida Canyon!

The turn out was huge, much larger than we expect. We came into the day with 95 pre-registered racers and then we ended up with just about as many day of racers. We ran off a full volunteer staff that included a few SCE members. I'd like to thank Tony (ncttrnl), Paul (Paul), and Jon (Jr_scheibe), you guys made things go a lot smoother. Also, thanks to Paul and Tony Fry for shooting the event and getting some sick photos! If you guys want to come check out our next event on Jan 16th at Elfin Forest.

Here are some shots from Paul:
http://cchanphotography.com/biking/rac_12-19-09/images/dsc_1100.jpg
http://cchanphotography.com/biking/rac_12-19-09/images/dsc_1245.jpg
http://cchanphotography.com/biking/rac_12-19-09/images/dsc_1861.jpg

Here are a couple from Tony:
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_9Rd57j1uZqM/Sy2mJqaLFVI/AAAAAAAAA8U/sNbuBMmkAMY/s720/DSC_3358.JPG
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_9Rd57j1uZqM/Sy2oaewfQyI/AAAAAAAABH4/4g3aZ5wmMQs/s512/DSC_3609.JPG
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_9Rd57j1uZqM/Sy2qWQknHeI/AAAAAAAABSc/Y7XQWaXNNIA/s720/DSC_3783.JPG
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_9Rd57j1uZqM/Sy2qMvxvw_I/AAAAAAAABRw/xpFRHuibTAI/s720/DSC_3772.JPG Our one off 24K Plated Cogs for awards, 2nd place was Nickle and 3rd was Zinc.

Here are the Galleries:
Paul's Gallery (http://cchanphotography.com/biking/rac_12-19-09/)
Tony Fry's Gallery (http://picasaweb.google.com/anthony.fry/RacersChasers12192009#)

dylan5990
12-20-2009, 10:06 AM
nice! i havent gone in a while makes me wanna ride more

eurosnap53
01-13-2010, 06:05 AM
Bummed I had to miss it...Looks like fun trails. Should be there for the Elffin Forrest run!

Forney are we in? I need a sponsor!:ha:

Brk4Euros
01-13-2010, 02:58 PM
We're in! :tup2: Hope to see some of you others out there this weekend!

Paul
01-13-2010, 03:06 PM
expect some climbing

Brk4Euros
01-13-2010, 03:20 PM
Looking forward to it!

eurosnap53
01-13-2010, 05:21 PM
I'm ready!

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu312/akeller503/bikerack1.jpg

gest24
01-13-2010, 08:29 PM
Awesome looking forward to seeing you guys out there. There will be a couple other SCE peeps volunteering at the event and I think Paul is going to be shooting the event.

Kyle H
01-14-2010, 03:02 PM
When is the next one after the 16th? I wont be back in town until the 20th :(

gest24
01-14-2010, 04:44 PM
When is the next one after the 16th? I wont be back in town until the 20th :(

Feb 13th is the next event. I'm not 100% sure about the venue yet tho.

Kyle H
01-14-2010, 05:40 PM
Perfect, that's when I'm getting my advanced first aid cert. lol.