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GHILA..... 2003(3 posts)

GHILA..... 2003CARBON110
Oct 14, 2002 5:07 AM
I am going to race the Ghila next sprng. I was wondering if anyone was going to be there or has done it?
Tour of the Gila race reportBipedZed
Oct 14, 2002 6:17 AM
I raced it for the first time this year. It's a big time NRC race with some stiff competition and lots of climbing.

You can read my race report here.
Tour of the Gila race reportozone
Oct 14, 2002 10:23 AM
I read that race report and I think I was in that little split on day 2 with you that caught the pack at the base of the climb. I flatted at mile 20 something and had no support vehicle in sight. I chased like hell for the rest of the race caught the pack just before the climb and blew up on the vertical.

That race was fun but I had some bad luck. My advise to anyone is to be patient during the race and practice your climbing. I know of at least 2 pro mountain bikers that were racing the 3's.