Highland Trail 2015

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Sun May 24, 2015 7:21 pm

Yeah, I make it a bit more than that but Josh has certainly lost ground over the Bealach. He was about 15 mins up at one point

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 7:22 pm

Nerd moment.

Phils place from last year vs Josh this year.

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Sun May 24, 2015 7:24 pm

Good nerding :ugeek: :-bd

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 7:28 pm

You mean not everyone does this? :oops:
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Chew » Sun May 24, 2015 7:29 pm

Sheepisly holds up hand :oops:

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by whitestone » Sun May 24, 2015 7:30 pm

Just seen the tweet comparing this year and last (gah! Greg's beaten me to it!), looks substantial but it's mainly tarmac (even if it's the Drumbeg road :roll: )

Looking at Nikk's shots, interesting that two out of the first three are on full suss bikes and the other is on a rigid (can't tell if he's SS or not)
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Sun May 24, 2015 7:31 pm

Been doing it most of the day, but my imaging-fu is not as strong as yours...

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 7:32 pm

whitestone wrote:Just seen the tweet comparing this year and last (gah! Greg's beaten me to it!),
Ahhem thats because I'm running the Twitter feed....
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 7:32 pm

Ian wrote:Been doing it most of the day, but my imaging-fu is not as strong as yours...
Gotta have some skillz don't I.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by whitestone » Sun May 24, 2015 7:35 pm

GregMay wrote:Ahhem thats because I'm running the Twitter feed....
I hadn't twigged, oh wait ... :grin:

I saw you'd posted it to the STW thread as well.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 7:56 pm

I has a dual personality ;)
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 8:38 pm

Scratch Update:

Ed Procter with a calf injury - can't walk uphill :/ Off to a B&B in Lairg.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 10:44 pm

I'm currently playing "Drink your way along the HT550 route"

I am also currently off route some where in Orkney.

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Sun May 24, 2015 11:31 pm

I'm on Skye currently - Talisker to be precise :-bd

I think it's only me and you that are up watching this? :oops:

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Sun May 24, 2015 11:47 pm

I'm somewhere near Glasgow now...it's all going pearshaped

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I figure we're doing our own sort of race training with the sleep deprivation but comfortably.

I suspect my planned ride in the morning may not be so fun though.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Sun May 24, 2015 11:52 pm

[quote]I figure we're doing our own sort of race training with the sleep deprivation but comfortably./quote]
:lol:

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Mon May 25, 2015 7:26 am

Morning blue dot junkies.

No overnight change in our leaders positions - Phils record (LSH) is still safe.

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Mon May 25, 2015 7:33 am

Overnight Scratch Update:

Giacomo Maltman has scratched at Oykel Bridge with an old Achilles injury kicking in.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Mart » Mon May 25, 2015 10:03 am

Check point 5 times look like Josh has taken 1/2 hour out of Tom
2924 miles per Gallon

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by u02sgb » Mon May 25, 2015 10:39 am

I'm enjoying the updates and commentary so keep it up guys (interesting to hear your insights into the route Ian).

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by Ian » Mon May 25, 2015 10:43 am

u02sgb wrote:I'm enjoying the updates and commentary so keep it up guys (interesting to hear your insights into the route Ian).
Thanks. I've been posting via Twitter more than here (@wildcatgear), so head over there if you haven't already :)

Currently mobile though, so updates might be sporadic.

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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Mon May 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Scratch Update:

Tom Gibbs confirmed as a scratch, is all fine and is going to spin home nice and easy.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Mon May 25, 2015 12:19 pm

Rich and Tom are going down the HT440 route.
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by GregMay » Mon May 25, 2015 12:22 pm

Scratch Update:

Darren Koslicki - cold, wet, not enough kit.
Amanda Brooks - GPS failure
Two riders are together and ok
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Re: Highland Trail 2015

Post by FLV » Mon May 25, 2015 1:17 pm

Some good rides out there, tom isnt far behind josh at this stage. It could all close up in the next sections (and in tesco ullapool).

Got to stop blue dot watching for a while and go for a ride!

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