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Old 12-15-2015, 03:18 PM
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Default Roof of Africa Guys are Nuts :)

Hey FDB - were you in the mix of nutballs (lol) that ran this course?

I know he's on a Husky, but watching Graham Jarvis ride is amazing. I can't believe he saved the hairball situation around 3:20 into the video, the hole he made it through would caused me to cry.

Great riding and great splice of on-board footage - that place looks inhospitable

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE539JihoPI


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Old 12-15-2015, 10:31 PM
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Yep even Jarvis had to take a breather after that!! I suppose he should have known something was up when there were spectators in the middle of nowhere lol

This is what twowheels Steve had to get my suspension to work on in 2012 - slow rock gardens followed by fast stuff with hidden holes

Some more clips here http://enduro21.com/index.php/extrem...ica-highlights
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Old 12-15-2015, 11:05 PM
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No sheeez. Roof is hectic. Ill never make it.
But we have another series like that called "Mountain Madalas" in the same general area. Ill be doing that one. Im sure Swazi will too?
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A young mans game I would love to know the oldest rider to finish and how good did he do ?
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Well isn't Graham Jarvis 42 or something? Second place I believe
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Old 12-16-2015, 11:04 PM
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Well isn't Graham Jarvis 42 or something? Second place I believe
This was asked on another forum. Jarvis is 40 and won.
There were a few other gold finishers in their late forties and gold is seriously tough not just technically but fitness wise. I would think the gold riders are either pro's or don't work during the week!

I am thinking about bronze again next year as it really is an awesome ride if you train hard enough

FDB when you popping across the border for a swazi GG ride? we have mountains and madalas!!
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Old 12-17-2015, 12:21 AM
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This was asked on another forum. Jarvis is 40 and won.
There were a few other gold finishers in their late forties and gold is seriously tough not just technically but fitness wise. I would think the gold riders are either pro's or don't work during the week!

I am thinking about bronze again next year as it really is an awesome ride if you train hard enough

FDB when you popping across the border for a swazi GG ride? we have mountains and madalas!!
Yeah i should do that!
Just waiting for the race venues for the EWXC and GXCC races in 2016 to see what is happening when and where.
Its going to be a busy year.
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here is some more

http://www.enduro21.com/index.php/ex...ica-lost-trail

interesting bit at about 10:30 !!!
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You really hear his breathing get heavy after that rocky ledge. Looks brutal.
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here is some more

http://www.enduro21.com/index.php/ex...ica-lost-trail

interesting bit at about 10:30 !!!
Thanks for posting that video. I was worn out by the time he cleared that section,

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