Romaniacs 2019

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Romaniacs 2019

Post by Firebolter » Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:26 am

Another great event that finished up yesterday. Romaniacs is always a fun race to watch. The shit they pull off amazes me.

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Re: Romaniacs 2019

Post by Bucho » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:08 am

I cant get over how ridiculously steep some of that stuff is
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Post by BamBam » Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:57 pm

Sooooooo STEEP that at one point Gomez crashed and fell down a hill and the bike stayed half-way up near the top. And Gomez was almost unable to even get back to the bike!! After several tries, he was on an incredibly step cliff hanging onto tiny clumps of weeds to inch his way over to the bike. Several solid minutes lost there!

Never saw anything like that!

And then going back DOWN the hills, sometimes it was even too steep to ride down. They had to jump off a series of mini-cliffs. Like that one where Jarvis crashed and went over the bars. WOW

Which do you think is tougher.... Erzberg or the Romaniacs??
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Re: Romaniacs 2019

Post by Firebolter » Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:33 pm

Hard to say which is harder but Romaniacs seems the hardest to me only because it is a mix of city courses/obstacles and then hard core single track. Makes them almost look human when they compete in these kinds of events.
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Re: Romaniacs 2019

Post by Bucho » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:53 pm

I'd think Romaniacs is also a little harder because its a multiple day event. That has to wear on you. Getting up and going on Day 3-4...
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