Outlaw 2013

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29/09/2012 at 16:25
Haha, dodged the VLM bullet for another year...now have a clear view of training ala Fink. Happy days!
Blisters    pirate
29/09/2012 at 23:51

Oh fark.

I never realised that it sold out that fast.

Crap/.

Blisters    pirate
30/09/2012 at 20:48

Mind you, I didn't actually get a terribly positive response when the wife reminded me that it clashed with our wedding anniversary. She thinks that I forgot the date....again.

01/10/2012 at 14:53

Don't know if this has already been covered - but does anyone know what the bike route is for 2013? Is it the same as 2012 (which seemed to be 1 loop NE of Nottingham then 2 loops E of Nottingham from what I can make out). Any idea what the total climb is?

01/10/2012 at 15:12

Rustman - Last year's route had about 1,500 feet of vertical, according to mapmyride. Year before about 1,900 feet.

Blisters - hopefully they'll gain agreement to increase the entrant numbers and release another batch. Might be worth getting your name on the waiting list.... or maybe just plan for a better wedding anniversary present?

Edited: 01/10/2012 at 15:14
01/10/2012 at 15:36
slowerthanilook wrote (see)

Rustman - Last year's route had about 1,500 feet of vertical, according to mapmyride. Year before about 1,900 feet.

Thanks, that doesn't sound too bad. I've struggled to find 30 mile routes round here (Skipton) that are under 1,000' (not that I do them quickly enough - yet!)

bburn plO.dder    pirate
01/10/2012 at 15:42

RustMan, I train around the Forest of Bowland, so not far from you. I did Outlaw this year, and  believe me, its FLAT compared to around these parts .

citizen 146    pirate
01/10/2012 at 16:59

to a Yorkshireman the whole country is flat , if like me you just live in Yorkshire it is still very hilly!  I did the Outlaw this year and it was very flat with a  few rises that might account for the ascent if taken over enough miles!

01/10/2012 at 17:43

so really if I do all my training in Yorkshire then I will find cycling anywhere else easier?

01/10/2012 at 17:52
Maths chick. That's my plan anyway...
01/10/2012 at 17:54
I'm in Cheshire and even I thought he Outlaw course was flat
Running Postie    pirate
01/10/2012 at 17:58

 a little dicky bird told me, that the bike route is changing for 2013, to a 2 large  loops. Don't hold me to this though but it did come from a reliable source!!

IronCat5    pirate
01/10/2012 at 17:59

The Outlaw was like climbing Snowdon or Ben Nevis! I got a nosebleed at the top of Oxtron Bank. Wow that air was thin!

Running Postie    pirate
01/10/2012 at 18:03

 I asked the supporters at the top, was that really Oxten bank!

01/10/2012 at 18:09
Honest big ring all the way up
01/10/2012 at 18:10

so cycling up oxton bank isn't going to prepare me for cycling elsewhere? Actually, I think I do know a couple of steeper hills round here

01/10/2012 at 18:38
Running Postie wrote (see)

 a little dicky bird told me, that the bike route is changing for 2013, to a 2 large  loops. Don't hold me to this though but it did come from a reliable source!!

Ah, inside information, excellent. As long as they don't move it to Yorkshire I should be ok... 

01/10/2012 at 19:15

Oh Postie that is baaad news - you promised me a flat course! 

01/10/2012 at 19:24

duck - it isn't very hilly round nottinghamshire at all really, so it isn't going to be 'hard'

The Evil Pixie    pirate
07/10/2012 at 12:59

guys as a biking numpty who hates hills what sort of climbing is there in this here event I've foolishly entered?

anyone got a profile??

*worried*

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