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    Default Middle GA Epic ver 2.0

    The Middle GA Epic is returning to...well, middle GA, obviously. This year was the inaugural event, had about 120 registered racers, 90something folks actually started. vSalon's own Mr. Boyd Johnson rode to the win in the 100k route, finishing just as the rain started to come down, which made the race really live up to it's name for everyone still out on the route - which was most of the 100k group, and of course all of the 200k racers.

    This is THE longest mixed surface race in the state, and is a 50/50 split dirt/pavement.

    Registration opens Oct 1st, and it's limited to 200 riders. Sign up early to make sure you get a spot!

    Event details are all on the site here :: Middle Georgia Epic – Georgia's Longest Multi-Surface Race!

    Registration will be right here

    See y'all at the Goose! FYI - as of this writing, there is *one* bed in the hostel not yet booked - call them and reserve it ASAP if you want it!!









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    Must figure a way to get there to do this. Love the dirt in middle and south Georgia
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    Default Re: Middle GA Epic ver 2.0

    I just registered. Looks like a fun ride and will be some good motivation to try to keep some mileage during the winter months!

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    Default Re: Middle GA Epic ver 2.0

    I rode the 100k route yesterday...it was tougher than expected haha. Super dry, many of the dirt roads were really soft. A few places that required walking.













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    FYI Thursday Nov 30th is the LAST DAY for early bird pricing! Registration fees go up $10 on Fri Dec 1st.

    Signing up is like voting - do it early, do it often!

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    "In". DD THIS year I'm self contained! I'll be there and Boyd will crush all comers. That was easy ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Tall View Post
    "In". DD THIS year I'm self contained! I'll be there and Boyd will crush all comers. That was easy ;)
    The real question is if Boyd will keep on sandbaggin' or step up to the 200k.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dgaddis View Post
    The real question is if Boyd will keep on sandbaggin' or step up to the 200k.
    Nah, 200k is for real (idiots) nutjobs.

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    Default Re: Middle GA Epic ver 2.0

    In that case, count me in for the 200k.

    Damn it, now I have to start training more than 4 hours a week!
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    Quote Originally Posted by boydcycling View Post
    In that case, count me in for the 200k.

    Damn it, now I have to start training more than 4 hours a week!
    Ha, I knew calling you out in public would get it done ;-)

    See, that's the benefits of being slow - no one expects me to be fast, so there's no pressure haha.

    FYI the local GA Neurological team (the Boys & Girls In Blue as we call them) have some heavy hitters signed up already, including last year's 200k winner, he's coming back to defend his title.

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    I am going to try and bring down some guys and gals from the Carolinas as well. I have a 12 passenger sprinter now so room shouldn't be an issue.
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    That's settled. I'm looking forward to the after party already!

    D.G. I'm good with Compass Bon Jon and a bad attitude yes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Too Tall View Post
    That's settled. I'm looking forward to the after party already!

    D.G. I'm good with Compass Bon Jon and a bad attitude yes?
    Should be. May have to walk a few short sandy bits, but so will everyone who's not on a MTB.
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