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    Granny Gear Races

    Hey, Anybody been to one of these gg 24 hour races? If so could you help me out with what to expect, what i need to bring other than bike gear.
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    Mike

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    are you doing it solo?

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    Never heard of one. Sounds fun though.
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    I've done the 24 hours of Big Bear as part of a 5 person team. If you go to granny gear website and click on the specific race you're looking to do, there are posts that people have put up with all the gear you would need. If you have specific questions, let me know.

    Some things that I took that were much needed: extra biking clothes (nice to change into clean fresh stuff) extra bike (if you can) air mattress for the tent, bike stand (even if you don't need it for repairs it's a good place to keep your bike) cord to rope off your campsite and can also use it as laundry line, firewood, warm clothes (surprisingly gets cold at night, even in June)

    Hmm, those are the things that first came to mind, I'm sure there's other stuff

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    Thanks, for the info. I am going to be at the 24 hours of Conyers, Lahndal and Moab. Should be a blast on a 4 or 5 person team.

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    food, lots of food.
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    Granny Gear

    At $400/race, they are wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy to expensive for me.

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    IMO, granny gear is a rip off...
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apclassic9 View Post
    IMO, granny gear is a rip off...
    +1...that's why I go 1x9 now (I think I'm lost...could you point me toward the AM section)

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    Now that Granny Gear's 24 hour at Big Bear is upon us, I just HAVE to share. There's a reason GG productions are so expensive to race at, and there really IS a very nice house being built. Private company, no need to share how much is actually donated to the American Lung Association. I am feeling guilty about not even thinking about going up there to help out at the WVMBA support tent, but, I just WON'T lend ANY kind of support to GGP.

    Hands tied behind my back, I swear, if I could stay up for 24 hours straight at my advanced age, I could throw a better 24 hour race!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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