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The Gear Grinder: DVOA Hay Creek MTBO

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Birdsboro, PA, US
Mar 25, 2017

Type: Cycling / MTB - Local

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The event is a mountain bike navigational event (MTB Orienteering) using a map that rates trails for speed. The Half Gear Grinder is on 11*17 paper at 1:10,000 scale and the Gear Grinder is on 11*17 paper at 1:15,000 scale.

Mini Gear Grinder- 4-4.5 miles, on easier paths where a hybrid bike might be okay.

Awards to top in division:
Half Gear Grinder - ~7-8 miles. ~55 minutes winning time.
Full Gear Grinder - ~90 minning winning time. ~12 miles real distance (lots of climb).

Divisions: U19, 19-39, 40+ M/F

Schedule:
Registration opens at 7:30AM.
8:45 - Full Gear Grinder: Pre-race briefing, starts soon after
9:45- The Half Gear Grinder: Pre-race briefing, starts soon after

The Mini Gear Grinder will be open at 10AM

~12:00 PM PIZZA, Post course review
1:00 PM - Awards
2:00 PM - Courses Close

Make a weekend out of it: DVOA will have a Foot orienteering event on Sunday at adjacent French Creek, and GOALS ARA will have a sprint adventure race on Sunday about 75 minutes south.

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63.2 ✓ Wyatt (log) Extrapolating from 'must get off bike to go off trail'
63.0 ✓ Joe (log) fits well with the Meltdown
59.4 speedy Don't have bike.
52.6 ✓ ErikEddy (log) course setting
41.2 fossil I wish, but I have a conflict this date
40.0 ✓ arthurd (log)
33.4 ? levitin Tempting
32.6 ✓ danfoster Going to fit this in before a wedding nearby the next day.
28.4 ? Sandy (log) if I get done putting out controls for Sunday early enough
✓ rburaczynski

See also:

Feb 26, 2017Ugly Mudder 11k Trail Race
Mar 12, 2017DVOA Hibernia County Park
Mar 18, 2017Crooked Compass Adventure Trek
Mar 19, 2017DVOA Quail Hill Scout Camp
Mar 26, 2017The Meltdown Adventure Race
Mar 26, 2017DVOA French Creek North O-meet
Apr 7–9, 2017OCIN Flying Pig XXI
Apr 9, 2017DVOA Governor Dick
Apr 15, 2017DVOA Batsto
Apr 22–23, 2017West Point National Meet
May 7, 2017Billygoat 2017