Green Mountain Double Century 2011

June 12, 2011

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Green Mountain Double Century, “Near the End” | Photo: Natasha Boltukhova

Green Mountain Double Century

11 June 2011 at 4:01 am

Article and photos here.  Here’s the damage summary provided by Natasha Boltukhova:

Race Statistics:

  • 205 Miles
  • 80% dirt roads
  • 25,000 feet of climbing
  • Projected finish time: 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Weather Conditions: Typical New England:  torrential rain showers, low 60s, overcast when not raining.

The Winners:

  • Winning Team:  Ride Studio Cafe Endurance Team
  • Total actual distance: 208.8 miles according to Garmin 705
  • Actual finish time: 11:01 pm
  • Total time: 18:52:27
  • Total ride time: 16:14:12
  • Average speed: 12.9 mph

Ride Studio Cafe Team Details:

  • Calories consumed: Approximately 6,150 according to Matt Roy’s calculations—and he is some sort of medical scientist
  • Calories burned: 15,810 according to Garmin 705
  • Flat tires: One pinched on a rocky descent
  • Brake pads replaced: Two sets on Matt’s bike; David confessed he could have used a new set in the rear and has since replaced both sets in his bike; John attested to his brakes still having some life left over after the finish, but her remains unable to perform typing on his computer due to sore hands from braking on descents.
  • Support crew:
    • Maureen Bruno-Roy:  One of New England’s top cyclocrossers in her own right, with super-human organizing skills, mind reading powers, brilliant off-road driving abilities, unsurpassed stamina and positivity-charging powers.  Matt Roy’s wife.
    • Natalia Boltukhova:  Photographer, and water bottle-and-what-have-you passer from the car.

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