The 2012 Mud, Sweat and Beers is on the docket. Some of the best riders in the entire state have already flooded an area known for blisteringly quick cyclists. Einstein Racing, Hagerty Cycling, Right Brain Brewery and Hell Yes! squads have already been sighted at Mt. Holiday surveying the start loop and eyeing the finishing descent. Packet pick-up is in full swing and the parking lot is swelling, so if you need a parking spot, head past the main entrance and park in the wood chips. For natives, pedaling out along the TART would be an excellent final spin before the race, and would reduce automotive congestion on-site. And yes, kolo t.c. did slip business cards into windshields. That hip, mustacheoed card is yours to keep. Forever.

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