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2013 Highland Fling


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By Brian - Posted on 01 July 2013

When: 
Sunday, 10 November, 2013 (All day)

The meeting times are 'ready to ride'. If you need time to prepare equipment then please arrive a few minutes earlier.

Come Rain or Shine: 
I'll be there, no matter what the weather.
Ride Database Entry: 
Penrose State Forest
Ride Database Entry: 
Wingello State Forest
Meeting Point: 

Quarry and Ferndale Road, Bundanoon, New South Wales

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Details:

Do the Full Fling (approx 110km), the Half Fling (approx 55km), the relay Flinging Threesome or take on the even bigger challenge of the 100Mile Fling

There is also the Casual Fling, a 14km Participation (untimed) Ride for those not feeling up to taking on the races above. An opportunity for those new to mountain biking or those less fit than they’d like to be, to get on a bike at the Fling.

The main racing is on Sunday 10th November but there’s plenty happening on Saturday 9th too including the Rolloff World Championships, the Bundanoon Dash, (including The Battle of The Businesses) a fundraising 6km ‘sprint’ race (it’s not compulsory!) along with entertainment, food & drink, gear displays, demos, Kids MTB Skills Course and more.

http://www.wildhorizons.com.au/highland-fling

Who's in?
Lach, GAZZA, jp, Steve 01, Damien, nh, Volker, garyinoz, hawkeye, Brian, CB, trailburner, davidren, Blades_Utd, obmal, MY Racing 221, Dicko, Medigger, doc, Fatboy, twotommos, sly_artichoke, beetle, stephen, pommyracer, Tristania, Discodan, andyfev, Pete B, Jonny, xmas, ChookLegsMonkeyBoy (32 riders)
Lach GAZZA jp Steve 01 Damien nh Volker garyinoz hawkeye Brian CB trailburner davidren Blades_Utd obmal MY Racing 221 Dicko Medigger doc Fatboy twotommos sly_artichoke beetle stephen pommyracer Tristania Discodan andyfev Pete B Jonny xmas ChookLegsMonkeyBoy
What Happened?

Blog entries about this meeting (as this is a race standings and times are shown, click on the title for more and to comment)...

Who Title Status Time Pos.Gen. Category Pos.Cat.
Jonny First Fling; good post injury ride!! Finished 02:45:29 47 Half/Male/Veterans 18
jp Coldest wettest and funnest fling Finished 02:47:46 52 Half/Male/Masters 12
Pete B First time Fling Finished 02:55:17 80 Half/Male/Veterans 29
pommyracer Another (small) step in the right direction Finished 03:08:13 157 Half/Male/Veterans 60
Lach Fling'n Fun Finished 03:32:11 284 Half/Male/Super Masters 37
andyfev Flung by the Fling! Finished 03:40:11 328 Half/Male/Veterans 92
hawkeye Fling 2013 - Death by Cramps Finished 03:53:55 Half/Male/Super Masters 54
all74 First time Halfling Finished 04:15:16 522 Half/Male/Masters 182
Antsonline The Fling was Flung... Finished 04:34:05 11 Full/Male/Elite 11
Tristania Flung to my limits but finished on a high(land)! Finished 04:50:17 27 Full/Male/Open 1
Chitts 2013 Highland Fling - Done and Dusted Finished 04:59:24 35 Full/Male/Veterans 10
Dicko SXC 'Fling' Racing Finished 05:01:41 40 Full/Male/Masters 4
Brian 2013 Highland Fling Finished 05:04:38 41 Full/Male/Veterans 14
GAZZA Not a bad Fling! Finished 05:05:12 42 Full/Male/Masters 5
stephen Flinging Single Speed Finished 05:14:23 59 Full/Singlespeed 2
doc 2013 Highland Fling Finished 05:16:51 66 Full/Male/Masters 8
Blades_Utd Tough old day at the Fling Finished 05:22:58 Full/Male/Veterans 33
garyinoz Tough time at the Fling Finished 06:02:29 170 Full/Male/Masters 49
Discodan First Full Fling Finished 06:31:15 251 Full/Male/Masters 92
Fatboy Disappointing Fling Finished 06:36:24 Full/Male/Masters 103
obmal Somedays you eat the bear, somedays the bear eats you. Did not finish 100mile/Male

Were you there and have a story to tell?

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yes indeed there was a lot of washing and cleaning to do after this one.

Hobbling around injured in the freezing cold rain trying to pack up the campsite and wondering how to clean the muddy bike to put into the back of the car.. perhaps not the fondest moment of this weekend?

Ok weather man.. good joke.. very funny! if I'm a good boy next year can I please book in fling weather like 2011 and 2012.. they were crackers!

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