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Discussion: Announcing the Two Rivers Adventure Race

in: Two Rivers Adventure Race (Dec 3, 2016 - Philadelphia, PA, US)

Jul 26, 2016 11:46 PM # 
Experience Philadelphia as you never have before in this most un-urban of urban adventure races!
Aug 17, 2016 6:00 PM # 
I am curious about the biking terrain. What type of bike is necessary (hybrid, mtb w/ suspension), and which might you call optimal? I ask because you mention a good amount of pavement could be involved, but there is also mountain biking.

And does this differ from the 5 and 12 hour versions? Does 12 hour have more technical riding?
Oct 16, 2016 1:45 AM # 
Erik, my apologies, we were racing in Ireland when you posted, and I totally missed it.

There will be very little pavement in the entire race - just a handful of miles. For the 12-hour, much of it will be trails, with varying levels of technicality. You'll definitely want a true mountain bike. For the 5-hour, the riding will be easier, but still largely trail and gravel.
Oct 19, 2016 3:02 PM # 
I've heard questionable things about the RDs for this race...such as rumors that they led a fellow team to believe Ireland was sunny and flat ;)

Strong Machine will be there! Can't wait and sorry we're missing the Stockville!
Oct 19, 2016 3:34 PM # 
We're never going to live that one down, are we? :)

We'll miss you guys this weekend - can't wait to see you in December and hear about Nationals!

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