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Postby mikesbytes » 10 Aug 2009, 21:50

Venue: Tempe Velodrome

Date: TBD

Events;
1. Flying 20mtr
2. 333mtr timetrail
3. Hill climb (bottom of the bank on the corner to the top)

Entry Fee: Buy Mike a beer or say "I owe you a beer Mike"

Monkey Bike: Supplied by Mike

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- Aero helmets permitted if they have the Australian Standards sticker
- Anti Doping Policy (Masters are exempt)

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Postby NOOG » 10 Aug 2009, 22:21

mikesbytes wrote:3. Hill climb (bottom of the bank on the corner to the top)

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I don't think this would even be possible...(ie. there's a beer in it for the first person to do it going straight up the bank)

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Postby karen » 11 Aug 2009, 00:20

Mike,

I have one the same size. A race perhaps?

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Postby mikesbytes » 11 Aug 2009, 00:35

karen wrote:Mike,

I have one the same size. A race perhaps?


Match racing :D

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Postby karen » 11 Aug 2009, 00:40

So who are the riders?

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Postby mikesbytes » 11 Aug 2009, 00:43

karen wrote:So who are the riders?


Victoria and Christian

Are you entering?

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Postby karen » 11 Aug 2009, 00:45

I have a stuffed knee so cant ride. I will be a spectator.

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Postby lindsay » 11 Aug 2009, 11:20

I'm in... it can't be worst than penny farthings...

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Postby weiyun » 11 Aug 2009, 11:21

Does it qualify for the fixie century?

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Postby karen » 11 Aug 2009, 11:26

Some kids I know borrowed my bike a while back and took it over to training at Dunc for the fun of it. One of them is quite tall and he manages to do wheelies on the bike.

If a race is put on, he would definately give you guys a run.

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Postby mikesbytes » 11 Aug 2009, 11:33

weiyun wrote:Does it qualify for the fixie century?


Its a single speed

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Postby karen » 11 Aug 2009, 11:49

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My forks are better. They have the winning advantage :)

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Postby mikesbytes » 11 Aug 2009, 23:11

karen wrote:Image

My forks are better. They have the winning advantage :)


A monkey mountain bike

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Postby mikesbytes » 17 Aug 2009, 21:47

Hey Christian, can you build me some rollers

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 18 Aug 2009, 14:11

As one of the taller people in the club I feel obliged to enter but i dibs not going first.

i think Jo has an un-fair advantage if she enters.

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Aug 2009, 14:32

Karen, you can be the commissar

This is my prediction

Hill Climb - Lindsay - excellent balance not to big
Flying 20 - Amy - quad dominate bmx rider, small
333 time trail - Christian - if I have to explain that, then you don't know Christian.

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Postby karen » 18 Aug 2009, 14:40

There is an additional bike which you may want to add to the race Mike.
I picked up an Alenax yesterday. I will post some pics later today. If you google the name you will find some info on it. :)

Karen.

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Postby G » 18 Aug 2009, 14:56

mikesbytes wrote:Karen, you can be the commissar

This is my prediction

Hill Climb - Lindsay - excellent balance not to big
Flying 20 - Amy - quad dominate bmx rider, small
333 time trail - Christian - if I have to explain that, then you don't know Christian.


Lindsay is actually quite big!

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Postby mikesbytes » 19 Aug 2009, 23:13

Well the bike was given a shake out tonight. After a bit of practice in the grand stand, it was time to hit the velodrome.

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Christian did a cracking 2 minute 25 second lap

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Alex went for a different footwear option, but his longer legs let him down, finishing the lap in 2 minute 33 seconds

So the challenge is on, can Christian be toppled ???

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Postby timyone » 20 Aug 2009, 08:33

I'd love a go if I ever end up at training again!

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Postby christian » 20 Aug 2009, 08:43

That's a break neck 8.8km/h from me, I think I can do a better time with a bit of practice.

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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Aug 2009, 09:02

8.8kph man you were moving

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Postby christian » 20 Aug 2009, 10:47

Correction, 8.193km/h. I can walk faster then that.

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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Aug 2009, 10:59

Slow as

Next time we want to see some quad dominate spinning

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Postby weiyun » 20 Aug 2009, 11:03

With such low gearing, I can't see how quads can dominate spinning in this event.

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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Aug 2009, 11:08

No cleats

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Postby othy » 20 Aug 2009, 11:21

Is it against the rules to just run while carrying the bike? Is this allowed in normal bike races?

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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Aug 2009, 11:31

othy wrote:Is it against the rules to just run while carrying the bike? Is this allowed in normal bike races?


To claim the win you would have to pay the $700 for drug testing

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Postby weiyun » 20 Aug 2009, 14:39

othy wrote:Is it against the rules to just run while carrying the bike? Is this allowed in normal bike races?

I would say this is perfectly acceptable if you include a bit of grass during the run ie. Cyclo-cross.

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 03 Sep 2009, 11:52

damm now everyone knows my secret training techniques.

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Postby mikesbytes » 08 Sep 2009, 09:15

Will anyone beat Christian's 333 TT time?

Find out this Saturday 2pm

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Postby christian » 08 Sep 2009, 09:46

I may need to put in a bit more practice before then.

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Postby mikesbytes » 08 Sep 2009, 09:50

christian wrote:I may need to put in a bit more practice before then.


According to my calculations, it would take 15 hours to complete Cootamundra on the monkey bike.

If you want to take it out for training on Wednesday, your welcome to pick it up. I'm at a training course Wednesday night.

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Postby karen » 08 Sep 2009, 19:58

For those with long legs, this one could be the go...(handlebars added of course)

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Postby timyone » 09 Sep 2009, 10:45

what on earth?! man the chain isn't heaps strait

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 09 Sep 2009, 11:50

thats one of those pump bikes, like rowing with your legs.

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Postby mikesbytes » 16 Sep 2009, 06:56

Christian's 333 time trial time has been well and truly smashed, but it took kid power to trumph. Last Saturday's results;

333 time trail
2:14 Lindsay Jr
2:15.53 Christian
2:31:64 Lindsay Snr
3.03.55 Yilan (aged 9)

Flying 20
9.65 Mikesbytes
10.18 Micklan

Micklan is under investigation, there is question whether the Australian safety sticker was present.

BTW the monkey bike needs new pedals, its got a one piece crank so the threads are smaller. Anyone got some knocking around?

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Postby mikesbytes » 16 Sep 2009, 09:10

Rumor has it that Christian is sourcing some singles so to shave off 2 seconds required to retake the record

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Postby Trouty » 17 Sep 2009, 19:08

mikesbytes wrote:Rumor has it that Christian is sourcing some singles so to shave off 2 seconds required to retake the record


I must say, watching Christian spin on that bike was the funniest thing I have seen in ages. We did take a video, but all you can hear is me laughing hysterically. THat will be a clip to save for the next promo video.

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Postby mikesbytes » 24 Sep 2009, 10:00

Will Christian retake the 333 time trial record?











Monkey bike racing, its all about attitude

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Postby mikesbytes » 07 Nov 2009, 20:25

333 time trail 7/11/2009

V 3:38
Noog 3:32

Photo's to follow

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Postby mikesbytes » 07 Nov 2009, 21:58

Tomas took the photo's of Noog, can someone get them.

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Nov 2009, 20:46

Monkey Bike Trainer
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Postby orphic » 18 Nov 2009, 20:49

I want in on secret monkey bike training!

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Nov 2009, 20:58

If you really want it, I'll go and pick it up

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Postby christian » 19 Nov 2009, 07:38

I intend on smashing my previous record on the next attempt. I think juniors should have there own competition as the rest of us are disadvantaged by having longer legs. And I don't like being beaten by them.

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Postby mikesbytes » 19 Nov 2009, 07:45

The Monkey bike championships is hotting up, with time running out, will Christian take out the crown, on what may well be his last attempt this year

Stay tuned to this thread

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Postby mikesbytes » 20 Nov 2009, 22:00

mikesbytes wrote:If you really want it, I'll go and pick it up


The monkey bike trainer is still there :shock:

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Postby mikesbytes » 14 Dec 2009, 11:06

The Monkey Bike hall of fame 2009
333 time trail
- Wed Aug 19 2009
2:25 Christian
2:33 Alex C
- Sat Sep 12 2009
2:14 Lindsay Small
2:15.53 Christian
2:31:64 Lindsay Munks
3.03.55 Yilan Yu
- Sat Nov 11 2009
2:38 Victoria
2:32 John (Noog)

Flying 20
- Sat Sep 12 2009
9.65 Mikesbytes
10.18 Micklan

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Dec 2009, 13:33

G got out on the monkey bike on Wednesday. I've forgotten his times, G can you correct me;

333 time trail
2:39
2:24

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MYO8QP-Afs
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gFfZbzZEDs

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Postby G » 18 Dec 2009, 13:52

mikesbytes wrote:G got out on the monkey bike on Wednesday. I've forgotten his times, G can you correct me;

333 time trail
2:39
2:24

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MYO8QP-Afs
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I think it was 2:35 with the ugg boots on, and the second time you said I had cut down 16sec. :P

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Dec 2009, 13:54

No, you were about 80metres off the record, which is 2:14

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Postby G » 18 Dec 2009, 14:37

mikesbytes wrote:No, you were about 80metres off the record, which is 2:14


This doesn't sound right. Because travelling 80m at "333m in 2:30min" speed will take 36 seconds. I can't be 80m off the record and then finish in the next 10 sec at 2:24! You messed my times Mike :x

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Postby mikesbytes » 18 Dec 2009, 21:39

Must of been the first run where you were 80mtrs behind the record

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 19 Apr 2010, 16:22

mikesbytes wrote:Monkey Bike Trainer
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all this photo needs is a Hawaiian shirt and some aviators and its complete.

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 19 Apr 2010, 16:25

there's been some rumblings of a new womens challenger for the monkey bike title. Watch the records tumble as the monkey bike challenge is turned on its head.

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Postby mikesbytes » 19 Apr 2010, 16:30

Yip

Victoria's woman's record is going to eat dust

At this stage details are classified until the next meeting of Team M3

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Postby PocketRocket77 » 19 Apr 2010, 17:06

Hi everyone!!
I am a new member.
The 2 Michaels- Clement and Chidgey have suggested I enter the Monkey Bike championships and reckon I should enter- I am 143cm =)

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Postby Trouty » 19 Apr 2010, 19:38

PocketRocket77 wrote:Hi everyone!!
I am a new member.
The 2 Michaels- Clement and Chidgey have suggested I enter the Monkey Bike championships and reckon I should enter- I am 143cm =)


Finally some one at DHBC that is shorter than me...that isn't a junior. Could that be possible? I'm 153cm, so welcome PocketRocket77!


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Postby mikesbytes » 13 Jun 2010, 17:55

It seems that someone has built a track specific monkey bike

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Postby timyone » 13 Jun 2010, 22:56

:shock:

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Postby Nada Z » 20 Sep 2010, 22:04

Can we have another monkey bike championship? Who's in?

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Postby mikesbytes » 22 Sep 2010, 21:27

Nada Z wrote:Can we have another monkey bike championship? Who's in?


There was chat about having a monkey bike road racing championship. Could use the kiddies track at CP for example.

Nada, if you want to organise an event like that or something else, the bike is available

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Postby Karzie » 23 Sep 2010, 09:55

Nada Z wrote:Can we have another monkey bike championship? Who's in?


What about Saturday at the Open Day?

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Postby mikesbytes » 23 Sep 2010, 10:03

Yeh sure, the bikes available. I'll be a little late to the open day, can someone else take the bike?

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Postby christian » 23 Sep 2010, 10:05

Is that a good look for the club?

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Postby mikesbytes » 23 Sep 2010, 10:14

If your concerned it may have negative image then we won't do it. I'm not so sure how having it hang around is a problem and it could be a bit of fun for any kids that turn up, perhaps not on the velodrome itself though

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Postby Karzie » 23 Sep 2010, 10:46

Personally, I can't see how a little light-heartedness like this could be seen in a perjorative context but I guess it's up to the organisers...

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 23 Sep 2010, 14:08

i wouldn't be concerned about a monkey bike if we have a clown riding a penny.

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Postby T-Bone » 23 Sep 2010, 17:41

No one said anything about dressing up as a clown!!! :shock:

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Postby mikesbytes » 23 Sep 2010, 17:55

So I guess they didn't tell you about the juggling sticks either

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Postby Michael Chidgey » 23 Sep 2010, 20:21

mikesbytes wrote:So I guess they didn't tell you about the juggling sticks either



i thought it was chainsaws?

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Postby Karzie » 23 Sep 2010, 22:16

I think the answer as to who was riding the penny was "Oh, we've got some clown to do it".

:)

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Postby timyone » 23 Sep 2010, 22:44

lol its all dependant on a clown suit!

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Postby mikesbytes » 25 Apr 2011, 09:49

Christian expressed interest in getting the monkey bike out again, perhaps its time for the 2011 competition, but is reluctant to wear the official monkey bike helmet, so redesign is required. Depending on what materials I can find at the $2 shop, the following come time mind;
- The Elvis Presley helmet
- The Orthodox Jew helmet (lucky the velodrome is in Canterbury council)
- The Oxford St helmet
- The Lumberjack helmet
Of course I'm open to suggestions

And its time to bring out the secret weapon [drum roll].....[/drum roll] Fumi. So we can see Cristian beaten by a girl :)

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Postby christian » 25 Apr 2011, 13:54

I'm going to start training for this one, not that I know what sort of training would help. As this is being held on a velodrome all racers will have to be licensed, dare I say even a race license. I'm just trying to narrow down the field of people who could possibly beat me. Also, juniors don't count, that should be a separate title as they have shorter legs.

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Postby mikesbytes » 25 Apr 2011, 18:58

Ah, but its not on the velodrome, its inside the blue line :)

Training - you can borrow the monkey bike and ride it to Waterfall

I'm thinking we can have a 3 stage tour and add up the times;
1. Flying 20
2. 333 time trail
3. Hill climb - inside of velodrome out thru the gate to the grandstand, finishing where Arthur collects the money.

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Postby mikesbytes » 26 Apr 2011, 08:27

Perhaps after a couple of beers
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Postby Lizanne » 27 Apr 2011, 08:16

i'm totally going to kick ass in this!
christian you have no chance

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Postby timyone » 27 Apr 2011, 11:26

just because your short doesnt mean your gonna win :D

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Postby Lizanne » 27 Apr 2011, 11:37

it will give me a good advantage though 8)

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Postby orphic » 27 Apr 2011, 11:43

You need good leg speed...

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Postby timyone » 27 Apr 2011, 12:01

i like the idea of the hill climb championships.

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Postby mikesbytes » 27 Apr 2011, 12:29

timyone wrote:i like the idea of the hill climb championships.


Assuming the bike can actually be ridden up hill :roll:

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Postby christian » 27 Apr 2011, 14:11

From memory I've tried to ride it up hill, I don't think I made it up.

Should we develop a handicap system based on leg length?

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Postby Lizanne » 27 Apr 2011, 14:20

no way!
unless i can get a handicap for everything else i do because i have small legs

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Postby mikesbytes » 27 Apr 2011, 14:29

christian wrote:Should we develop a handicap system based on leg length?


Reminds me of a 'the goodies' where the devised 'apartheight' so Bill Oddie had to do all the work

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Postby mikesbytes » 04 Sep 2011, 22:32

Tandems are quicker

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