MTBCast Aug 21 CTR14 Wrap Up and TNGA Pre Show!

CTR14 Wrap Up and TNGA Pre Show! Shout outs to the folks I met along the CTR route, true ups for a couple of calls too, and a look ahead at the TNGA!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – Richie Mattson called in from near Orphan Butte

Richie Mattson called in from near Orphan Butte. He and Jim Reed are doing well but Richie is battling a brake issue but enjoying the singing rivers!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Norb DeKerchove called in with some finish thoughts

Norb DeKerchove called in with his final call with some final thoughts!

MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from the finish

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from the finish! He had few issues with the bike but did have a flat near the finish.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Richie Mattson called in from up on Sargents Mesa

Richie Mattson called in from up on Sargents Mesa!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Mark Caminiti called in from near Molas

Mark Caminiti called in from near Molas after getting cleaned up at the hostel in Silverton.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Rick Miller called in from the finish

Rick Miller called in from the finish in Durango! He got in at 4:56a!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Stewart called in from the finish

Dave Stewart called in from the finish at Durango where he came in at 1:05p!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchie called in to say he is OUT

Barry Ritchie called in to say he is pulling out. His achilles just isn’t ready to continue.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Mark Caminiti called in from Spring Creek Pass

Mark Caminiti called in from Spring Creek Pass! He’s doing good and ahead of his best time!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchie called in from Salida

Barry Ritchie called in from Salida. He’s nursing his achilles but plans to see how he feels tomorrow before making a decision to scratch or continue!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Aaron Boatman called in from Silverton

Aaron Boatman called in from Silverton. The call is a little muffled but he is apparently going to have to make up time off route to ensure he gets back to work.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Richie Mattson called in from Buena Vista

Richie Mattson called in from Buena Vista where they’re getting fueled up!

MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Silverton

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Silverton to recap his last two days!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Richie Mattson called in from Leadville

Richie Mattson called in from Leadville with Jim Reed!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dominic Lauzier called in from near Blank’s Cabin

Dominic Lauzier called in from near Blank’s Cabin enjoying the good visibility! He’s going into Salida.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Meissner called in to say he is OUT

Dave Meissner called in from Salida to say he is OUT!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchey called in from the route above Hwy 50

Barry Ritchey called in from the route above Hwy 50. He’s struggling with some pain and may get some ice and supplies at Monarch Campground.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dominic Lauzier called in from Cottonwood Pass

Dominic Lauzier called in from Cottonwood Pass after cleaning up at the hot springs!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchey called in from beyond Mt. Princeton

Barry Ritchey called in from beyond Mt. Princeton. This call is pretty choppy in places but he recounts the fuzzy dice saga.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Thomas Ray called in to say he is OUT

Thomas Ray called in to say he is out due to mechanical issues.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Ko Saynourath called in from Hwy 9

Ko Saynourath called in from the Hwy 9 crossing. He’s battling a knee issue but it sounds like it might be getting better so he’s going to push over Ten Mile!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Michael Ackerman called in to say he is OUT

Michael Ackerman called in from Lake City to say he is OUT after having some brake issues! Quote of the day: “Lactose intolerant people should not carbo load with pizza!”

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Meissner called in from Buena Vista

Dave Meissner called in called in from BV! He’s doing good and has had some good trail to ride.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Scott Shirey called in from Buena Vista

Scott Shirey called in from BV to say he’s having some achilles issues.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchey called in from Leadville

Barry Ritchey called in from Leadville where he was having coffee after butchering a banana!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Meissner called in from Leadville

Dave Meissner called in from Leadville! He got some sleep and had some brake issues but is enjoying the good weather!

MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Lake City

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Lake City! He runs down his ride from BV!

MTBCast: Aug 11 Episode and CTR14 True Up!

Aug 11 Episode and CTR14 True Up! Neil Belchenko is blazing out in front, Barry Ritchey and Aaron Boatman called in, Dave Meissner is Spot-less but will continue to call in, and Happy Birthday to Dominic Lauzier!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Meissner called in from Copper

Dave Meissner called in from Copper. He still can’t get his Spot working. He’ll be calling in to keep us posted on his location.

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchey called in from on Ten Mile

Barry Ritchey called in from on top of Ten Mile! He got me!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Aaron Boatman called in from Breckenridge

Aaron Boatman called in from near Breckenridge after descending Georgia Pass!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dave Meissner called in from from Breckenridge

Dave Meissner called in from near Breck! He’s having Spot issues but is definitely in the race and doing good!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Dominic Lauzier called in from Lost Park

Dominic Lauzier called in from Lost Park on his birthday!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Barry Ritchey called in from Georgia Pass

Barry Ritchey called in from Georgia Pass! He’s pushing for Ten Mile!

MTBCast: CTR14 – Michael Ackerman called in from Durango

Michael Ackerman called in from Durango with his start!

MTBCast: Aug 9 Episode and CTR14 True Up!

August 9th, 2014 Episode! We true up ITT Karlos Bernart’s call for today as he approaches Sargents as I met up with some CTR racers, Mike Dion, and get ready for the grand depart tomorrow!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from route beyond BV

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from the route beyond BV and Twin Lakes. He found a great place to camp but almost lost his cooking pot.

MTBCast: August 7th CTR14 True Up!

CTR14 True Up as ITT Karlos Bernart called in on his way down to Buena Vista and your’s truly makes his way to Denver!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in enroute to Buena Vista

ITT Karlos Bernart called in on his way to BV this morning. He’ll have to explain the scream!

MTBCast: Aug 5th True Up!

CTR14 ITT true ups from Karlos Bernart in Copper and Fixie Dave Nice in Silverton!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Copper

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Copper where he’s drying out!

MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Fixie Dave Nice called in from Silverton

ITT Fixie Dave Nice called in from Silverton after taking a bad spill! He’s assessing his condition to be sure he’s okay to continue.

MTBCast: Aug 4 True Up!

One call in from CTR14 ITT’er Karlos Bernart as he finished up Ten Mile!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Ten Mile

ITT Karlos Bernart called in heading down Ten Mile after a tough ride!

MTBCast: Aug 3rd True Up!

August 3rd True Up as Cjell Mone starts his ITT of the Tour Divide, Fixie Dave starts his ITT of the CTR14 in Durango, and ITT Karlos Bernart makes it to Breckenridge!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Breckenridge

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from Breckenridge!

MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Fixie Dave Nice called in from Durango

ITT Fixie Dave Nice called in from Durango on his birthday as he prepares to head East for Denver!

MTBCast: CTR14 Aug2 True Up!

August 2nd true up of ITT Karlos Bernart’s call today as he called in from near Kenosha Pass!
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MTBCast: CTR14 – ITT Karlos Bernart called in from near Kenosha Pass

ITT Karlos Bernart called in from near Kenosha Pass after a chilly day on the bike!