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Old 09-19-04, 03:39 PM   #1
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Riding in a salt mine

Hi Iím new. Ö. Well new to this forums, old to every place else.

I need info on riding in, access to, locations of, excreta. Iím looking for any thing that might be relevant to cycling in a salt mine. The information is for background flavor use in a novel. If you have personally raced underground in a mine your impressions would be of great interest to me.
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Old 09-19-04, 07:09 PM   #2
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I have never heard of an underground race before, least of all in a salt mine.

You could probably kiss your chain goodbye when you returned to the surface.
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Old 09-19-04, 07:13 PM   #3
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Old 09-19-04, 07:37 PM   #4
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Actually, red bull had this race down a salt mine in Germany or they did last year anyway. They had a big article in Dirt Magazine a while ago.
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Old 09-19-04, 08:11 PM   #5
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Ok, the Red Bull Race to the Center of the Earth is done in a salt mine.
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Old 09-20-04, 12:54 AM   #6
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For more info on the Red Bull Race to the middle of Earth
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its a pretty fat race. head to head racing both riders have to use lights and there are jumps and drops and the terrain is variable terrain nice and dark and crazy .. i wanna do this it looks sick.


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Old 09-20-04, 01:50 PM   #8
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Doode, is it more possible that you'd die on that track than any other track on the world? IF you fall, it's hello hot ash, goodbye armor!
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Old 09-20-04, 03:00 PM   #9
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IF you fall, it's hello hot ash, goodbye armor!
uhh... it's potash, not hot ash.
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Old 09-20-04, 03:01 PM   #10
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Quiet you! I say hot ash.
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I don't think words can really express how cool that sounds.
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