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    Class v. Cat?

    OK so I have a chance to try my hand at racing this weekend. It is a road race but instead of Cats they have classes, and only 3, A, B and C. The C is the shortest distance so I am assuming it is the "lowest" class as the B and A both increase in mileage. So my question is what type riders can I expect in the C class? Newbies like me? Cat 5/4? Just trying to get a idea of what to expect. TIA!
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    A= Pro, 1, 2, 3
    B= 3, 4
    C= 5s, newbs, kids who run into trees on straight roads

    New NCCA rule= you have to be at least a 3 or have 4 Bs races to race As.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke of Kent
    A= Pro, 1, 2, 3
    B= 3, 4
    C= 5s, newbs, kids who run into trees on straight roads
    Oh great that sounds like it could be dangerous, maybe since it is early in the season here most everyone will stay home.
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