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JetBlack WSMTB 12 Hour


trailburner's picture

By trailburner - Posted on 17 July 2013

When: 
Saturday, 10 August, 2013 - 09:00

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

Duration: 
12 hours
Come Rain or Shine: 
I'll be there, no matter what the weather.
Ride Database Entry: 
Dargle Farm
Meeting Point: 

River Road, Cumberland Reach. From Sackville Ferry Road, heading North about 3.1km then turn right.

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Details:

You start at 9 and you finish at 9.
A whole day of mountain bike endurance bliss through pristine farm and bushland.

One of the best events of 2010, 2011 and 2012 this race is guaranteed to be a must attend in 2013. Just ask anyone who has been there about the bonfire, the DJ, the track, the atmosphere, the JetBlack prizes, the Bakalar finisher's beer or the friendly yet fierce competition out on the track.

Who's in?
GAZZA, garyinoz, Brian, trailburner, MY Racing 221, CROMERBOY, Dicko, Scottboy, Fatboy, twotommos, Ray R, BIGnige, craked, Ian_A, stephen, Black Flash, Jonny, jdelliott69 (18 riders)
GAZZA garyinoz Brian trailburner MY Racing 221 CROMERBOY Dicko Scottboy Fatboy twotommos Ray R BIGnige craked Ian_A stephen Black Flash Jonny jdelliott69
What Happened?

Were you there and have a story to tell?

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chrischris's picture

Any advice on logistics? Arriving time / camping / temperatures at night?!?

trailburner's picture

Here is our latest newsletter with a lot of race info:

http://www.rockytrailentertainment.com/newslette...

Scottboy's picture

Just changed the crankset over to XT should have shaved a few grans off the bike so no excuses for me to be out on the teack a vit more during marshaling , say hello to the dude on the scott 29er dually wjth the orange vest on as I let you past . Have a great race ... too Gazza I will be chasing you if I see you you whippet , have fub as we have the old track back ....

GAZZA's picture

Looking forward to a few quick laps hopefully??????
Good work on all the track maintenance.
Cheers!

Ray R's picture

on that legendary fire please Martin & Juliane. It's always a highlight of the 12 Hour

Scottboy's picture

there were 2 fires going out the back of the track also a awesome sight too see even if it was a marshall & sweep lap ... I only recognised a few nobmobbers that are regularly at races as well , hope you all enjoyed yourselves as much as I did .

Brian's picture
Fatboy's picture

@smiley - we were all snuggled around the fire as the temp dropped about 20 deg after dark when the Marshall's took off to sweep the course. One of them was a young bloke in a t-shirt & shorts. We took bets on what time the ambulance would be called but he made it to the end!

Great event. Lot's of Nobmobbers enjoying fantastic weather.

@gazza is on a different planet - got 3rd fastest lap of the event plus well up there with many of his others. I was close on his tail with about the 600th fastest lap...

Scottboy's picture

Me & my mate decided to take off a little bit earlier to share the sweep make it quicker , there were 3 of us constantly going around all day with a girl out there too , we spent time getting the track safer with the pallet & the door on the track too make it flow better & safer & fun .

Fatboy's picture

Great work @smiley. Fell off at slow speed in sticky mud one lap then next time round there was a crew laying a pallet down then and no more problems. Same a few laps later at a different spot. You guys rocked!

Sinkes's picture

Just wanted to pass on my thanks and congratulations to WSMTB and jetblack who were involved in running a truly magical event. That was my first 12 hr experience and it certainly won't be the last. Great atmosphere, great trails, great music, great riders and a cracking group of team mates to boot. We'll be back!

Ray R's picture

Many thanks to Russ and crew who made those great running repairs on the day! That pallet covered a nasty littlle hole.

This event always has a great feel due to the team effort.

Ray Rice
XC VP WSMTB

(don't forget our next club XC on 22 Sept at Yellomundee).

Scottboy's picture

we are riders too & think about the fun & safety of all others on track , eveytime I at our events ( Rockytrail Entertainment ) that is I will be off my bike clearing rocks & debri when i'm out there on course , I been with these guys for nearly 5 yrs I think , because I love riding and the friends I made at these events ....

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