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End of season thread

Oct. 7, 2011, 4:52 a.m.
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Hello again ladies!
It's heading into the off season and I start contemplating next season already.
So goals for next year?
New bike builds?
Training in winter?

Oct. 8, 2011, 2:08 p.m.
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Joined: June 20, 2003

Goals: improve skills, get faster and continue with dirt jumping

Hardtail is getting a rebuild - 4X racing starting soon.

Looking for a new DH bike for next year.

Moto as an additional element to training for the winter… braaap!

Oct. 8, 2011, 7:03 p.m.
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Mountain biking on the North Shore has no "riding season"

Oct. 8, 2011, 8:56 p.m.
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^^^maybe no "riding season" but there's definitely a colder and wetter season!

Oct. 9, 2011, 9:56 a.m.
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So goals for next year? Ride more alpine and ride trails on my "to do" list.
New bike builds? Keeping fingers crossed this will happen in 2012.
Training in winter? Spinning, weights and sports other than biking e.g. volleyball, snowshoeing

Oct. 12, 2011, 5:30 p.m.
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First goal is to heal my level 3 sprained ankle :( Otherwise i'm planning on getting faster and working on my drop/jump/gap skills :)

Oct. 18, 2011, 10:09 a.m.
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Night riding!

Grumpy Trail Builder in Training

Oct. 18, 2011, 12:57 p.m.
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Joined: Dec. 16, 2004

More brapp on the shoulder season(fall and Spring) hubby has promised grip warmers for the moto, so hopefull that will extend the season for me.

If only they had them for the mtn bike, silly raynauds/numb fingers.

I got my new rig this summer and am still dialing it all in. Hopefully by spring it will feel like a favorite sweater.

"only the good riders wipe out on the easy stuff" - Heathen

Oct. 18, 2011, 1:16 p.m.
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motivating myself for solo winter night rides to keep up the cardio
more spin classes at the gym
more hitting the gym in general to keep up my fitness
i'd like to do the 4x this winter but it'll depend on the budget

Oct. 18, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
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^^^wanna carpool to 4X? I think I can make 4 out of the 6 races.

Oct. 18, 2011, 2:40 p.m.
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^^^wanna carpool to 4X? I think I can make 4 out of the 6 races.

sounds awesome! not sure what i can make yet, i'll have to check the schedule

Oct. 18, 2011, 7:43 p.m.
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I want to keep riding as much as possible. Still building back my confidence after taking 9 months off last year. I'm all set up with Gore jacket, shorts, socks and gloves so I have no excuses! ;-)

I've still never gone night riding, so that may hve to change this season!

I'm going to train for another triathlon in March, so that means lots of running, swimming, road riding and gym work!! Woohoo!!!

Oh, and somewhere in there, I'm going to finish my damn thesis!!!

Oct. 21, 2011, 12:43 p.m.
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Well number one goals for me are always to just keep having fun and ride to ride another day :D

I’m going to keep working on my technical climbing and climbing fitness. Nice to see it improve over this past riding season.

More bike adventures and alpine rides of course.

Doing some orienteering to improve my navigational skills and get a better handle on my own gps.

Training will vary with the occasional bike ride, the gym, and touring, downhill and skate or XC skiing.

Nina, I’d be up for a triathlon but not in March. Let’s talk.

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Nov. 18, 2011, 8:01 a.m.
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Joined: Nov. 22, 2002

My goal is to get in shape this winter!
Gym, Winter riding, skate skiing, running, riding the trainer….just get out and get moving.
My goal is to feel fit in the spring and try to ride more.

Jan. 3, 2012, 12:02 p.m.
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Joined: Nov. 22, 2002

Alright ! New Years is here…anyone change their resolutions?

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